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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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11:00 - 21:00
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Mon - Fri 11:00 - 21:00
Sat - Sun 09:00 - 21:00
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Waterloo, Iowa
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66 reviews
42 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 40 helpful votes
Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

As regular visitors to Santa Barbara, there are several establishments we insist on returning to, In this case, even if it's a Saturday night. This night we enjoyed the halibut tacos, a quesadilla and a delicious fish platter. We have never been disappointed and hope to return again.

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3 restaurant reviews
Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

Best burritos and fresh chips and variety of fresh salsas. Love this restaurant very clean and staff us very fast and nice

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Santa Barbara, California
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55 reviews
26 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago

He loves it, as does my daughter. It's fine for me, but the sauces are a bit too spicy for me. I am always the minority in the group when voted on a dinner choice. This is a huge favorite of the locals and should definitely try it. I'm a wimp and don't like fresh onions any where on my... More 

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fairfax, VA
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25 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Stopped in for a quick dinner. Food was ok. Nothing amazing. Counter service. Not sure I'd go back. One person in our group ordered fajitas which looked good. My burrito was only ok.

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SANTA BARBARA
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4 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago

Had lunch recently and ordered the cheese enchiladas. Worst I have had anywhere. It tasted awful and was so overlooked and hard that I had to use a steak knife to cut through it. Was also there for dinner several months ago and our order was lost. We made several inquiries and were told it was coming. Finally an hour... More 

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Santa Barbara, California
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25 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I was so impressed with the new location on De La Vina, having visited the original store on Milpas Street, which was kind of chaotic and loud, because there were so many people having such a good time! This restaurant is a little more subdued and just as delicious as the original. I understand their food is all house-made, which... More 

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Santa Barbara, California
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8 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We've been going to Los Agaves since the early days. My go-to choice for going out for Mexican food. LOVE their Chilies Norteños. Carlos takes good care of you. Once you get your order in, the food comes fairly quickly.

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Thank greeneblues
Santa Barbara
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23 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

My family LOVES Los Agaves!! We were hooked from the get go! Casual walk up ordering & seating means more affordable. The flavors & presentation make Los Agaves something special. Try any seafood dish with the mango salsa. We will go back forever. Try it, so will you!

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Thank Belinda B
Santa Barbara, California, United States
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4 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Best full service Mexican restaurant in the county hands down. Salsas made properly, warm sauces are intricate and complex. Food always consistent. Service is great also

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Thank cookbetterlivebetter
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37 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 29 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Best Mexican food in SB, hands down. We go here at least 1x/week. Don't miss the Micheladas. This is sort of fast casual in concept - go up and order and they bring food to the table. Definitely a higher price point than fast casual though. Anyway, delicious food, great atmosphere (the De La Vina location), and terrific service.

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 bubbles
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
Kids, Local cuisine, Cheap Eats, Groups, Child-friendly
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?
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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?