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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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22 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

We stopped here for lunch. It was very busy and we shared a table with other guests. We ordered fajitas and tacos and the order came with chips. The salsa bar was amazing and I sampled 3 different kinds. Probably the best salsa I've ever had!

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Thank Camden A
Los Angeles, California
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31 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

They also have HUGE portions of delicious Mexican food. I had the mole chicken and it was delicious. Chips and guacamole are worth getting as well. Blood orange margarita really set the whole meal off as well!!!!

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Thank christopher w
Carlsbad, California
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17 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Looking at TripAdvisor we decided to try Los Agaves. This is a casual environment (put in and pay for your order) and it is then delivered to you. This large menu offers variety and good eats when you've got a zest for good Mexican food. A good family restaurant with fast service.

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Thank YvonneFino
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Amazing food, delicious!! Service was great. We had the guacamole, chisps, and amazing molcajete! Yummy.

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Thank Marina F
Hattiesburg, Mississippi
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7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We tried to get in Mony's but the line was too long and not many tables. We'll try to go back there sometime but definitely glad Los Agaves worked out! Delicious ceviche and fish and shrimp tacos!

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Columbia Falls, Montana
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4 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We eat here as often as we can. Breakfast is amazing, the Huevos Rancheros are outstanding, not only delicious but beautifully plated. Dinner is fantastic and is always consistent every time we order. The seafood enchiladas are delicious. It's a causal place, easy atmosphere and clean. Chips are hot and fresh, you serve your own condiments. A great place. Don't... More 

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Thank PattiSinger
Santa Barbara, California
2 reviews
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Excellent Mexican cuisine. We frequent the Da La Vina restaurant, but all locations are packed. You need to order at the counter and they will bring the for to your table. My family loves the food but not how hectic the dinning room is. So we order take out to miss the crowds and enjoy the food.

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Thank Sean6294
Santa Barbara, CA
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34 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Los Agaves is one of the most unique and creative Mexican restaurants in Santa Barbara. Unlike standard and sometimes bland Mexican food, Los Agaves adds a gourmet touch to all of their dishes along with freshness and colors that I've never seen in Mexican food before. Los Agaves gets my vote for the best Mexican food in Santa Barbara. I... More 

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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Sub standard customer service. Twice now....we placed a carry out order to find out we had the completely wrong order once we got home. Called the restaurant to be told they would rectify the situation if we came back another time. Just got off the phone with the employee who answered the phone and told they can only accommodate the... More 

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Santa Barbara, California
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24 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

After discovering Los Agaves 4 years ago, we can not stay away. This wonderfully run family business on Milpas street is second to none. The amazing kitchen staff, who work like crazy, put out such artful meals. The servers/bus people and counter staff are always friendly and courteous. The FOOD. No better Mexican food in Santa Barbara. Great chips, incredible... More 

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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
Cheap Eats, Groups, Kids, Local cuisine, 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?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?