Lilac Patisserie is a gluten-free bakery and café. Yes, that’s right, everything is 100% gluten-free.
Gluten-free meals are served until 4 pm daily. You will find the daily special for lunch on the website. If you bring your furry loved one, you can find tables outside in the front and the back.
Lilac serves my favorite gluten-free grilled cheese sandwich. I add bacon and remove the tomato. It’s addicting. It’s embarrassing to admit, but I have driven almost two hours for the grilled cheese. And, I have a kitchen.
Lilac will even ship gluten-free bread loaves and rolls to your home. Do you need gluten-free and dairy–free rolls for a party? Just order the rustic white rolls or the seven-grain rolls. You will have three dozen rolls at your doorstep for your next event in a snap.
Lilac offers 22 different types of gluten free cakes for your perfect after dinner slice or wedding cake. And, they are super affordable. I had the chocolate sea salt caramel cake for my birthday, and it was exceptional. I ate it for days….
You will find gluten-free seasonal and holiday cupcakes, tarts, cookies, cheesecake throughout the year. And, you can order some of your standing gluten-free favorites.
Lilac Patisserie Sweet Suggestions
Cakes – Chocolate Sea Salt Caramel
Dessert – Red Velvet Cupcakes
Lilac Patisserie Contact Information
1017 State Street, Santa Barbara, CA 93101
Monday – Thursday 8:00-6:00
Friday-Sunday 8:00-6:00 (please note that lunch stops at 4 pm)
Chocolate Maya offers a tasting of fine chocolates any time of the day. They offer a handful of gluten-free treats and a few dairy and gluten free.
Maya is one of my favorite places to get dairy-free bars. You can just eat them, or you can make homemade dairy-free chocolate milk with the bars.
If you love hot chocolate, then this shop should be the next item on your bucket list. It’s thick and creamy and pure heaven for a chocolate lover. I recommend sharing a mug with a loved one.
Chocolate Maya Contact Information
15 W Gutierrez Street, Santa Barbara, CA 93101
Monday – Friday 10:00 – 6:00 pm
Saturday 10:00-5:00 pm
Sunday 10:00-4:00 pm
Chocolate Maya Sweet Suggestions
Charm School Chocolate Bars Coconut Milk Chocolate with Peanut Butter Toffee
(All of the Charm School Chocolates are gluten-free except these four: Champagne Truffle, Antillias, Dark chocolate & coffee, and Dark chocolate & fresh mint)
Chocolats du CaliBressan
Chocolats du CaliBressan has seen my face more times than I want to admit. I used to drive to Santa Barbara just for these chocolates. When I woke up and realized most businesses ship products, I stopped driving almost 2 hours.
Many of the chocolates are gluten free and vegan. I just love the variations of flavor. If you love caramels, then you are in for a special gluten-free treat.
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If you need party favors for an event or a special birthday present, Chocolats du CaliBressan offers a variety of options. If you still aren’t tempted, they offer custom and personalized gifts. Imagine your initials or favorite quote on fine chocolate for your wedding.
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Chocolats du CaliBressan Contact Information
1100 State St, Santa Barbara, CA 93101 (Corner of State and Figueroa)
4193 Carpinteria Avenue Suite #4, Carpinteria, CA 93013
Santa Barbara Location 805-568-1313
Carpinteria Location 805-684-6900
Monday – Friday 11:00-7:00 pm
Saturday 11:00-6:00 pm
Sunday 12:00-5:00 pm
Chocolats du CaliBressan Sweet Suggestions
La Arcada Turtle
Pierre Lafond Market and Deli
This market truly reinforces wanderers. It’s a great market for a quick meal and a few treats. But, if you wander to the back of the market, you will find a clear case of Chocolats Le CaliBressan.
Woohaa. The same chocolate in Chocolats du CaliBressan in Santa Barbara. If you head home and find your box empty, you can stop in Montecito, and but another box, or two.
516 San Ysidro Road, Montecito, CA 93108
Daily 6:00-8:00 pm
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