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1259 E Harvard Blvd, Santa Paula, CA 93060-3742
+1 805-525-8383
11:00 - 21:00
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22 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
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Reviewed 23 March 2017 via mobile

Staff is very friendly and food is excellent. Absolutely recommend the chicken tacos. Tamales and fajitas are good as well. Very family friendly atmosphere.

Thank Karen E
Ventura, California
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9 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
Reviewed 21 February 2017

Some will claim Familia Diaz holds the best in town spot but I disagree. Try both. You will discover what I'm talking about. Plus, lots of turn-over at the corner of 10th & Harvard.

Thank bree m
Grover Beach, California
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156 reviews
109 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 43 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 February 2017

Usually grab a meal here when visiting family. Food quality is consistently good, service ditto and the strawberry daiquiris are super!

Thank raidercat1
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78 reviews
26 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 39 helpful votes
Reviewed 23 August 2016

We were staying in Santa Paula and asked a local where to eat lunch. La Cabana was recommended and we weren't disappointed. The service was fine and the lunch very good. The old decor and slight smell of old buildings were enough to worry us, but we were not disappointed! The place was busy enough and had a varied menu.

Thank VashonTammy
Santa Paula, California
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29 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
Reviewed 22 August 2016

La Cabana is an institution in Santa Paula. Quite meal to banquet-size gatherings. Presentations are ample; fish is fresh; red snapper is great! Margaritas are the best in the area. The "grande" is grande! Outside seating is nice; bar is small but more than adequate. A complete lunch is $10. Can't beat it.

Thank Juhree
Las Vegas, Nevada
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33 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 33 helpful votes
Reviewed 5 August 2016

All kidding aside, we asked the desk clerk at the Glen Tavern Inn where we were staying to find us the best margaritas in Santa Paula. He warned us that like in some states (certainly not Nevada where we are from) there are two types of liquor licenses, a tavern license and a cocktail license, so if you are not... More 

Thank stanjanparanormal
Santa Paula, CA
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201 reviews
107 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 64 helpful votes
Reviewed 5 May 2016

Used to be an autoshop in the 1940s-Mrs. Reese and family provide Santa Paula this affordable, delicious food with no surprises. This is the spot in our town for supper on Friday night, weekends. Lines out the door. Have a cold one and chips-salsa and relax in the bar or patio. Or come for a warming bowl of "Sopa: gallina"Chicken... More 

Thank bugnurse56
Yakima, WA
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120 reviews
75 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 39 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 April 2016 via mobile

Tasty tamale. The masa was just thick enough and not doughy. The Chile Relleno had a generous filling of mild choke and was in a well cooked egg envelope. The enchilada was excellent. As well. I liked the salsa as well.

Thank Angela and Ron G
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12 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
Reviewed 15 March 2016 via mobile

La Cabana is THE BEST!! BEST MARGARITAS IN TOWN!!We have been going to La Cabana Restaurant since the 80's!!! Had our rehearsal dinner there in 1985!!!

Thank Lisa G
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21 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 28 January 2016 via mobile

Everything lacks flavor unfortunately. Had a taco, an enchilada and a tamale. They all tasted the same. My friend had "Rick's taco", same there, no taste. The waiter was really nice but kinda slow. The free nachos were excellent though. Not recommended.

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Takeout
Good for
Groups, Child-friendly
Open Hours
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1259 E Harvard Blvd, Santa Paula, CA 93060-3742
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Santa Paula
  • Phone Number: +1 805-525-8383

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