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La Super-Rica Taqueria

622 N Milpas St, Santa Barbara, CA 93103-3032
+1 805-963-4940
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  • Excellent59%
  • Very good23%
  • Average13%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible2%
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“tortillas” (101 reviews)
“tacos” (109 reviews)
“marinated pork” (13 reviews)
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Mexican, Latin, Vegetarian Friendly
622 N Milpas St, Santa Barbara, CA 93103-3032
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Reviewed 2 days ago

Such a gem ! I was very uninspired with most restaurants in the city and found this little place randomly. Loved it !! got there early and almost did not wait. lots of seats inside, but about 50% of people were ordering take out. super...More

Thank streetfoodlover2014
Reviewed 13 March 2018 via mobile

We called here recently to try out the tacos as they came highly recommended. OMG they were delicious, we had 3 each I can't remember exactly what we had but I had a marinated pork, and s mushroom one yum yum, we also had the...More

Thank 945siobhan
Reviewed 9 March 2018

My dentist in NY(!) told us about this place, and how Julia Child had raved about it. We rode our rental bikes along the beach over from Hotel Milo (about 20 minutes) to the lesser-seen east side of Santa Barbara. There was a short line...More

Thank leklekblue
Reviewed 9 March 2018

La Superica is a small restaurant offering made-to-order tacos, tamales, rellenos, and more. The lines can be long at typical peak hours for lunch and dinner. Because it's made to order, there is a bit of a wait for the food. Bring cash. It's worth...More

Thank Tony S
Reviewed 4 March 2018 via mobile

I really can’t say enough about this restaurant. Totally simple and even intimidating from the onset,( don’t be afraid of the line!),but believe me, just the opposite when you finally get inside the threshold and start to look at the menu. Completely different from most...More

Thank joeburichpoolspa
Reviewed 4 February 2018

We had to stop in because Julia Child said this was the place to go. Be prepared to wait in line. They only take cash and there are no prices on the menu on the wall. It is fun to see all the people cooking...More

Thank dive2tennis
Reviewed 28 January 2018

I started going to Superica back when they first opened, I think 1979. It was an old Orange Julius stand. It didn't have the porch yet, it was the old parking lot full of pot holes, that made for wobbly tables! I've been hooked ever...More

Thank Ruth J
Reviewed 31 December 2017 via mobile

We went because we heard great things. There was a long line, which is fine if it lived up o the hype. The tacos were lukewarm at best and lacked flavor. Additionally it is cash only. There are more ch better places to grab lunch...More

Thank RVAEgghead
Reviewed 30 December 2017 via mobile

The line is long but so worth the wait! Everything we ordered was amazing! For a true Texan who has grown up eating Tex-Mex this is a huge statement!

Thank Kimberly J
Reviewed 18 November 2017

I had #17 the first time we went, #16 the second. #17 is more like an open-faced quesadilla than a stuffed chile. Tasted grand. On #17 the "marinated pork" does not sound good but is really wonderful, crispy with a sort of rub of chile....More

Thank barbgal
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Response from Jane S | Reviewed this property |
I have no idea. Call them.
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Response from Mike P | Reviewed this property |
Have not been there on Sunday therefore unable to assist.
23 April 2015|
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Is it Open on sundays?
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$ 20
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Child-friendly, Local cuisine, Kids
Open Hours
11:00 AM - 9:30 PM
11:00 AM - 9:30 PM
11:00 AM - 9:30 PM
11:00 AM - 9:30 PM
11:00 AM - 9:30 PM
11:00 AM - 9:30 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 622 N Milpas St, Santa Barbara, CA 93103-3032
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Santa Barbara
  • Phone Number: +1 805-963-4940
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