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Rosales Mexican Restaurant

827 E Montecito St, Santa Barbara, CA 93103-3220
+1 805-845-2000
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  • Excellent54%
  • Very good30%
  • Average8%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible4%
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9:30 AM - 9:00 PM Hours
Mexican, Latin, Spanish
827 E Montecito St, Santa Barbara, CA 93103-3220
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Reviewed 10 July 2017

Great place right in the middle of Santa Barbara with great Mexican food and excellent service. The bartenders are great!

1  Thank postrawb
Reviewed 21 May 2017

Our friend's house cleaner recommended this place. We wanted to grab a quick lunch. The order takers at the counter were friendly and efficient. Our food came up quickly. It is the sort of place where you order at the counter. Inside and outside tables....More

Thank Cynthia A
Reviewed 11 April 2017

One of my favorite places to eat. Breakfast lunch or dinner. They have the bbq grill going. Menudo with honey comb style meat. Michaladas with a variety of beer to choose from.

Thank Brooke H
Reviewed 22 March 2017 via mobile

Three of us had lunch here, one of us was a local and a regular. We all had huaraches without a meat selection. This veggie option was not on the menu, but easily accommodated. The masa base was fantastic and the topping ingredients fresh and...More

Thank dragonflytw65
Reviewed 5 February 2017 via mobile

Greeted by the nicest young man at the counter. You order from the overhead menu. The restaurant was spacious and clean. Very busy at 1PM on a Sunday. Decided on two platters, hubby had two chicken enchiladas w/rice & beans and I two chili rellanos...More

Thank GoSeeDoTravelDuo
Reviewed 15 December 2016 via mobile

We loved this place! Food was good as were the margaritas and service. It has a great view of Lake Las Vegas from the patio. We will be back!

Thank VegasLady46
Reviewed 25 June 2016 via mobile

Order at the counter kind of place. Pretty good breakfast options. Priced right, excellent salsa bar. Bottled beer only. Parking available onsite.

Thank VegasLady46
Reviewed 16 May 2016 via mobile

Lunch-time walk down Milpas Street. Lucky I saw Rosales down a cross street, across from a USA gas station. The employees give a good feeling. I ordered a tamale (puerca en chile verde) and it was good. Very good. Flavorful. The location is a nice...More

Thank Dennis F
Reviewed 16 March 2016

If you came here for ambiance or atmosphere, you came to the wrong place. But authentic Mexican food and a surprisingly good beer selection -- oh yes! Very friendly service, a nice salsa collection. Flavorful and inexpensive and quick: not a bad combo!

Thank James H
Reviewed 19 February 2016

Rosales is a great place for lunch. Good food at a decent price. The cheese quesadilla is great and enough to share.

Thank Lisa K
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Wheelchair Accessible
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Open Hours
9:00 AM - 9:00 PM
9:30 AM - 9:00 PM
9:30 AM - 9:00 PM
9:30 AM - 9:00 PM
9:30 AM - 9:00 PM
9:30 AM - 9:00 PM
9:00 AM - 9:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 827 E Montecito St, Santa Barbara, CA 93103-3220
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Santa Barbara
  • Phone Number: +1 805-845-2000
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