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Dos Carlitos

3544 Sagunto St, Santa Ynez, CA 93460-9381
+1 805-688-0033
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  • Excellent47%
  • Very good39%
  • Average8%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible2%
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“guacamole” (31 reviews)
“enchiladas” (13 reviews)
“black beans” (11 reviews)
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Mexican, Latin, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
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3544 Sagunto St, Santa Ynez, CA 93460-9381
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Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

Spent an end of work day with Dos Carlitos on the patio. Jacki, Bullet and I. Quite busy. All the staff was totally on their game. Jacki had maybe one the best Mojitos ever. I had the Oaxaca Manhattan. VERY potent, very good. A nice...More

Thank rtom816
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

OK, it is a Mexican restaurant, but they tried to up scale the food to add cost/price but for me the food failed. The local Mexican restaurant down the street does a better job at 70 percent the price. Or, hit the Red Barn that...More

Thank dtroutte
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

My husband and I had lunch at Dos Carlitos on Memorial Day, and sat at the bar. As usual, Cameron provided perfect margaritas and comedic banter. We decided to split the Chicken Quesadilla - and it was the best ever! The chicken was well cooked,...More

Thank Kelly B
Reviewed 17 May 2018

This place was recommended by a local and we were looking forward to having some good Mexican food in California. Everything was bland or too salty. Extremely uninspiring.

Thank michellehY7527XY
Reviewed 10 May 2018

A great place for Mexican food and Margaritas. Inside and outside seating in postage stamp sized town in wine country. The eggplant quesidias are a great starter and the fajitas are an ample meal. A wide selection of tequila and mescal.

Thank michaelh409
Reviewed 3 May 2018

healthy mexican food (and some not healthy if you want), but nice big servings of vegetables, great setting. make sure to sit outside. tables could be a bit cleaner, but have a drink and you won't notice! well worth the stop! note the menu online...More

Thank anengineeredtraveler
Reviewed 24 April 2018

If you are anywhere near or in Solvang I recommend dining here, I would have gone every day if I could have. Service fantastic, the building is cool and the tiny area of town it is in is cool. A true find away from everything.

Thank Richard B
Reviewed 21 April 2018 via mobile

Stopped in for an early lunch with the family. Split three appetizers amongst us and satin the sun wig some drinks.

Thank alice320
Reviewed 2 April 2018

Every time I return to Santa Ynez I look forward to my Fajitas and white wine at the Dos Carlitos. Top Startet with Chips and Salsa. Wonderful wines and lovely waiters.

Thank Goldengirl1976
Reviewed 25 March 2018

Great Mexican food option in the heart of Santa Ynez. Food was fast and friendly, they make a great Guac (although a little smaller that our party would have liked). There is an inside table by the open fireplace you can reserve

Thank MikePrz78
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Response from cyndyd860 | Reviewed this property |
I would call the restaurant directly for that.
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Response from Sam M | Reviewed this property |
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Television
Good for
Groups, Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining, Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
11:00 AM - 9:00 PM
11:00 AM - 9:00 PM
11:00 AM - 9:00 PM
11:00 AM - 9:00 PM
11:00 AM - 9:00 PM
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 3544 Sagunto St, Santa Ynez, CA 93460-9381
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Santa Ynez
  • Phone Number: +1 805-688-0033
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