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Lilly's Tacos

310 Chapala St, Santa Barbara, CA 93101-3408
+1 805-966-9180
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  • Excellent67%
  • Very good29%
  • Average2%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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“tongue” (20 reviews)
“lengua” (12 reviews)
“tacos” (99 reviews)
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Mexican, Latin, Fast food, Spanish
310 Chapala St, Santa Barbara, CA 93101-3408
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Reviewed 1 week ago

The best mexican tacos in Santa Barbara, real flavor and authentic thing! It can get really crowded, so be ready to be in a long line but no worries, service is fast!

Thank Pamela A
Reviewed 16 November 2017

Lilly's Tacos has a very basic feel, but you can tell that they are dedicated to producing the best tacos in town! I've tried all their tacos and not one disappointed me. However, if you really want the true "Lilly's" experience then I strongly recommend...More

Thank Aidan T
Reviewed 14 November 2017 via mobile

Happened on this place by accident. And oh my am I glad I did!! I had chicken fajita, steamed beef and veggie tacos. With all the fixings it was an amazing lunch. Everything was top notch and satisfying. And having spent a bit of the...More

Thank seeksocean
Reviewed 19 October 2017 via mobile

There is no better place to eat real Mexican tacos than lillys tacos. I drove 40 min just to ate this amazing tacos. if you are in the area go and enjoy your tacos.

Thank Victor D
Reviewed 19 September 2017

very delicious tacos. order at the entrance counter and pay. add fixings like onions, cilantro, radish, salsas, etc at stations. one share restroom. store front limited parking. did see parking monitor going around marking vehicle tires to ensure limited time at parking spots.

Thank Irene H
Reviewed 16 September 2017

Over the past few years I have had lunch at Lilly's a number of times, and I am never disappointed. Lilly's serves authentic - and very reasonably priced - authentic tacos. They range from grilled beef, pork and chicken, to the more exotic steamed beef...More

Thank Greg-Seattle
Reviewed 8 September 2017 via mobile

Great, cheap and very tasty. I felt again in Mexico city when I ate these tacos. They were delishious. One taco is 1.80 - compared with other places in SB this is really cheap. The cashier was a cool mexican guy, calling everybody 'primo' (cousin)....More

Thank Simone T
Reviewed 17 August 2017

This is a super busy hole-in-the wall, but the food was amazing & fast. We loved the beef head, tongue, lips & cheek. We went there twice, it was that good.

Thank d72v
Reviewed 27 July 2017

Authentic, tasty tacos - for just a couple of bucks! Can't be beat!! This is a little off the beaten path, but well worth it!!

Thank powelltbs
Reviewed 16 July 2017

Terrific authentic taqueria near downtown. Many Latinos eating here, which is always a good sign for a taqueria. Plenty of street parking nearby. Stand at the counter and order from the simple menu, wait for your number to be called, then carry to the dining...More

Thank RCSColumbus
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Restaurant Details

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  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids
Open Hours
10:30 am - 9:00 pm
10:30 am - 9:00 pm
10:30 am - 9:00 pm
10:30 am - 9:00 pm
10:30 am - 10:00 pm
10:30 am - 10:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 310 Chapala St, Santa Barbara, CA 93101-3408
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Santa Barbara
  • Phone Number: +1 805-966-9180
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