Handlebar Coffee Roasters

Handlebar Coffee Roasters
Handlebar Coffee Roasters checks all the cool kid boxes. A duo of former professional cyclists, Aaron Olson and Kim Andersen settled down in Santa Barbara in 2011 and switched gears from racing to micro-roasting.

After attending the American Coffee & Barista School (now Bellissimo Coffee Advisors) in Portland, Oregon (Olson’s hometown), where they gained specialty coffee and latte art skills, the two bought a vintage German-built Probat roaster; now they roast in-house biweekly on Mondays and Thursdays and are proud supporters of the #postmilkgeneration (oat and almond are the most popular).

Whether it's a creamy cappuccino, cold brew or an iced almond milk latte you crave, Handlebar is happy to oblige. Olsen and Anderson have a particular cyclist following, their cafes have become the must-do rest-stop for for riders and groups. In fact the Handlebar exterior wall is more often than not lined with beautiful bikes, a bragging right for many.
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128 E Canon Perdido St, Santa Barbara, CA 93101, USA
+1 719-201-3931
Sun - Sat 7am - 5pm