We noticed that you're using an unsupported browser. The TripAdvisor website may not display properly.We support the following browsers:
Windows: Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome. Mac: Safari.

Dos Carlitos

₹₹ - ₹₹₹Mexican, , Latin
3544 Sagunto St, Santa Ynez, CA 93460
+1 805-688-0033
Call
Website
Save
Map updates are paused. Zoom in to see updated info.
Reset zoom
Updating Map...
Overview
  • Excellent49%
  • Very good38%
  • Average7%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible2%
Travellers talk about
“guacamole” (31 reviews)
“black beans” (14 reviews)
“enchiladas” (13 reviews)
Closed Now
All hours
CUISINES
Mexican, Southwestern, Latin, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
PRICE
₹₹ - ₹₹₹
RATINGS
Service
Food
Value
Atmosphere
LOCATION
3544 Sagunto St, Santa Ynez, CA 93460
All Details
Write a Review
JPMiles / Payback Arrow
50
JPMiles / Payback Arrow
Reviews (269)
Traveller rating
Traveller type
Time of year
Language

1 - 10 of 268 reviews

Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

Authentic Mexican cuisine in the wine country. This restaurant has some of the most amazing food and drinks in the area. You have over 50 different types of tequilas and a large drink menu along with food that tastes like if your nana made it....More

Thank guseboy
Reviewed 17 January 2018

The food was very tasty, hot, and delivered quickly. We loved the chips and salsa! Good margaritas! It is a loud, family restaurant, so brace yourself if you are looking for a quiet dinner out :)

Thank Jill G
Reviewed 22 December 2017 via mobile

This place is casual but they serve upscale Mexican food. They have a small tequila bar and, small outdoor eating. It's a bit noisy inside. Great service and excellent food! Try their handmade corn tortillas with your meal.

Thank Elena V
Reviewed 3 December 2017 via mobile

I went to Dos Carlitoa with a friend after touring a local winery. The menu is not extensive but the portions are massive. I recommend the guacamole and grilled halibut tacos. The tortillas are large, chewy and handmade.

Thank Nkechi N
Reviewed 10 November 2017

My wife and another couple stopped by Don Carlitos for a late snack. The women had margaritas which they enjoyed and I had a Mexican Manhattan. The food, guacamole and chips along with nachos, was nice, service was very attentive. I would recommend eating at...More

Thank Pat D
Reviewed 8 November 2017

This was an enjoyable dinner after a long and hard work day. Seating was available immediately as was service once seated. The food came out very quickly and was very tasty. The fajitas are plentiful and very tasty. The meat was tender and the vegetables...More

Thank Todd H
Reviewed 8 November 2017

We had a great dinner for my daughter's birthday, delicious food and great service! Our service was prompt, courteous and delivered the food piping hot!

Thank PJHenry1972
Reviewed 29 September 2017

Have driven past this restaurant many times on our trips up to the area and last weekend, decided to stop after reading some great reviews - and it was great! Took my Mom for lunch and we both really enjoyed sharing the very large seafood...More

Thank WestsideL
Reviewed 26 September 2017

My wife and I were visiting the area last weekend and we asked two different locals where we could get the best Mexican food. Dos Carlitos was the place both recommended. Boy were they right. The meal started with authentic chips served with two of...More

Thank RGCCgolfer
Reviewed 23 September 2017

If you like good & fairly large quantity of Mexican food this is it! The location and nice atmosphere are great. The tables inside & out are clustered around and when crowded can be a little on the noisy side but still enjoyable. The full...More

Thank jamesbC6618SA
PreviousNext
12345627
Nearby
Nearby HotelsSee all Santa Ynez Hotels
Santa Ynez Inn
425 reviews
.26 km away
Chumash Casino Resort Hotel
124 reviews
.61 km away
Sanja Cota Motor Lodge
12 reviews
1.40 km away
Svendsgaard's Lodge - Americas Best Value Inn
443 reviews
5.41 km away
Nearby Restaurants
S Y Kitchen
313 reviews
.20 km away
Brothers Restaurant at the Red Barn
206 reviews
.05 km away
Trattoria Grappolo
450 reviews
.43 km away
The Vineyard House
224 reviews
.33 km away
Nearby Attractions
Santa Ynez Valley Historical Museum and Janeway-Parks Carriage House
35 reviews
.15 km away
Chumash Casino
138 reviews
.47 km away
Carr Winery - The Santa Ynez Warehouse
9 reviews
.13 km away
Santa Barbara Soaring
20 reviews
.89 km away
Ask a question
Questions & Answers
DrDave_9
28 December 2016|
AnswerShow all 2 answers
Response from cyndyd860 | Reviewed this property |
I would call the restaurant directly for that.
0
Votes
DianaB578
24 January 2016|
AnswerShow all 2 answers
Response from Sam M | Reviewed this property |
Hi Diana B-- There are several websites where you can buy gift certificates to Dos Carlitos online. Apparently I cannot include HTML or website links in this answer to you, but you can search online for giftrocket, giftly... More
0
Votes
Improve this listing

Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Television
Good for
Child-friendly, Groups, Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining, Kids
Open Hours
Sunday
11:00 AM - 9:00 PM
Monday
11:00 AM - 9:00 PM
Tuesday
11:00 AM - 9:00 PM
Wednesday
11:00 AM - 9:00 PM
Thursday
11:00 AM - 9:00 PM
Friday
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
Saturday
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 3544 Sagunto St, Santa Ynez, CA 93460
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Santa Ynez
  • Phone Number: +1 805-688-0033
  • E-mail
Is This Your TripAdvisor Listing?
Own or manage this property? Claim your listing for free to respond to reviews, update your profile and much more. Claim Your Listing