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Los Agaves

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600 N Milpas St, Santa Barbara, CA 93103-3027
805-564-2626
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09:00 - 21:00
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Mon - Fri 11:00 - 21:00
Sat - Sun 09:00 - 21:00
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Santa Barbara, California
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9 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
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Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Great food, great service and the best salsa bar in town. Never disappointed here. There are several locations around town. I especially like their Tacos Del Mar with shrimp.

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Copperas Cove, TX
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10 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

Several recommended this restaurant. It was decorated with bright colors, paintings and flowers. We ordered our food at a bar and then several employees checked on us throughout the meal. Enjoyed a unique red and orange margarita and the food was great.

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Thank Dona T
Santa Barbara, California
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7 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

The food is great. I'm somewhat disappointed by the recent price increase. Even so, the quality and selection on the menu are still a good value.

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Thank Neil F
Santa Barbara, California
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8 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

LOTS of people, a long line, wondered if we could get a table, but got a nice table as soon as we ordered. Good service after ordering, great food, nice atmosphere too. We will be back.

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Thank jeffkjohnson6
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23 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

Milpas Street is the Mexican food corridor in Santa Barbara and Los Agaves is the top spot on Milpas. Yes, La Super-Rica is just up the street, but Los Agaves is the best. They are always busy, so go around 11:00am or between 2:00 and 5:00pm.

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Thank Duncan T
Santa Barbara, California
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10 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

The Tacos del Mar - Halibut or Shrimp are the best. All ingredients fresh and the salsas are varied and great as well.

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Thank lakelleher
Santa Barbara, California
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6 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

Great Mexican Food at a great price. Good service. Lively atmosphere. Free chips & salsa. Big portions.

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Farnham
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33 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We're on vacation from the UK and don't get authentic Mexican food near our home. We had so many recommendations for this restaurant so thought we'd better try it - and we're so pleased we did! Everything we were told is true. The food is varied, fresh, tasty and the real deal. We were unsure what to order but had... More 

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Thank NeilFarnham
2 reviews
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Taco Tuesdays are a must!! Tacos for $2.50. Plus, service is great. Food took less than 10 minutes and it was delicious !

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Poplar Bluff, MO
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 53 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago

Had a lunch here and had the ceviche and fish tacos. The fish was super fresh, and was delicious. Dishes, were wonedrfully prepared, super tasty, and perfectly presented. Sorry we weren't here long enough to go back for more. Highly recommended by someone who loves to eat!

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Cuisine
Mexican, Latin, Vegetarian Friendly
Meals
Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Groups, Child-friendly, Kids, Local cuisine
Open Hours
Sunday
09:00 - 21:00
Monday
11:00 - 21:00
Tuesday
11:00 - 21:00
Wednesday
11:00 - 21:00
Thursday
11:00 - 21:00
Friday
11:00 - 21:00
Saturday
09:00 - 21:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 600 N Milpas St, Santa Barbara, CA 93103-3027
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Santa Barbara
  • Phone Number: 805-564-2626
Description
Surprised not to see this on your web site - many people (myself included) consider it the best Mexican Food in Santa Barbara. Service also excellent, at least when they are not crowded, which the often are! Just down the street from another outstanding (but simpler) Mexican Restaurant, La Super-Rica Taqueria.

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?