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115 E Haley St, Santa Barbara, CA 93101-2340
+1 805-962-9798
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07:00 - 21:00
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Sun - Sat 07:00 - 21:00
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Fantastic like a so cal mex real thing Our family loved it Best in santa barbara for authenticecican food. We r from orange county

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Thank John V
West Greenwich, Rhode Island
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 August 2016

Seriously, California has some superb Mexican food. Of course there is the little taco stand nearby, put on the map 40 years ago by Julia Child who wrote a review, but if that's all you do then you are missing out. This place, won't disappoint.

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Thank Martin S
Windermere, Florida
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 140 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 March 2016 via mobile

Really liked this place, with very good tortillas (tasty fish burritos!) and Hot salsa bar. It's certainly nothing fancy, so just go for the food and ignore the lack of ambiance. A couple blocks from State Street, it was worth the walk for us.

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Thank Robogator0
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 July 2014 via mobile

I found this place based on the great reviews. The food is tasty, the service is friendly and the price is right. I will be back for sure.

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Thank Trei2
Santa Barbara, California
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38 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 June 2014

After every business trip I have to go back and get the Huevos Rancheros. The best flavor combination I have ever experienced. I can also highly recommend their super burrito with a nicely marinated chicken. If you are really hungry go for their beef soup, lots of meat, half a corn on the cob, potatoes, and tortillas. It doesn't look... More 

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Thank M_Schali
phoenix
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67 reviews
39 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 32 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 April 2013 via mobile

You could walk right past and not even know. Dingy building, off path neighborhood. Seemed safe enough. Interior like a prison cafeteria but super clean. Here's where it gets good. Amazing food! We ate gringo style and got pork chile verde and chicken enchiladas. But they had tripe, chorizo and a lot more. Flavorful ruce and beans and many fresh... More 

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Thank tomjet3
Bradenton, Florida
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 March 2013

If you enjoy REAL Mexican this little out of the way place is just what you are looking for. Great lunch!

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Thank Jacksgirl53
Henniker, New Hampshire
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 February 2013

Little hole in the wall. Order at the counter then they bring it to your table when it's ready. Wonderful flavors in all of the food we ordered.

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Thank travelknh
Santa Barbara, California
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 November 2011

great cheap Mexican food. The chicken Burrito or crispy shrimp tacos are sooo great! It is nice and clean and cheap!

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    3 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
Mexican
Open Hours
Sunday
07:00 - 21:00
Monday
07:00 - 21:00
Tuesday
07:00 - 21:00
Wednesday
07:00 - 21:00
Thursday
07:00 - 21:00
Friday
07:00 - 21:00
Saturday
07:00 - 21:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 115 E Haley St, Santa Barbara, CA 93101-2340
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Santa Barbara
  • Phone Number: +1 805-962-9798

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