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Dos Carlitos

$$ - $$$Mexican, , Latin
3544 Sagunto St, Santa Ynez, CA 93460
+1 805-688-0033
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  • Excellent49%
  • Very good37%
  • Average7%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible2%
Travellers talk about
“guacamole” (29 reviews)
“chile relleno” (13 reviews)
“black beans” (10 reviews)
Open Now
11:00 - 21:00All hours
Mexican, Southwestern, Latin, Vegetarian Friendly
$$ - $$$
3544 Sagunto St, Santa Ynez, CA 93460
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1 - 10 of 258 reviews

Reviewed 4 days ago

Recently visited the area and we were very fortunate to discover Dos Carlitos. The service was excellent and the food delicious! Definitely will go back when I'm in the area!

Thank Kathleen917
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This is a lovely Mexican restaurant, with deliciously flavorful food, however in their items filled with cheese, the chile rellenos, the enchiladas, the choice of cheese they use is terrible. It is not soft, hot and melting like it should be, but after the first...More

Thank raleigh2016
Reviewed 17 August 2017

Food and service were good, but there was a table full of screechy young women that were intolerable to me. Then the young men came and were shouting at the top of their lungs.

Thank Ed C
Reviewed 13 August 2017 via mobile

Visited with friends who are locals. Large party. Excellent waiter took excellent care of us all. The food was very good and the margaritas are wonderful!

Thank Satdiver
Reviewed 15 July 2017 via mobile

We were seated outside and waited 20 minutes and no one came by to ask us if we wanted a drink or food. Got up and left It wasn't even busy. There were about 4 tables occupied in the entire place

Thank mate0517
Reviewed 30 June 2017

we sat outside in a little patio along the sidewalk, all 5 of us ordered something different. Pretty typical Mexican food, on the less spicy side. Service once we ordered was very quick.

Thank Kathleen L
Reviewed 19 June 2017

The food was amazing and the service the same. Portions were over the top and the guacamole was the best I've tasted anywhere.

Thank bobF9102WU
Reviewed 11 June 2017

We are regulars at this cozy, fun and authentic Mexican Restaurant and Tequilla Bar. Womderful food. Great happy hour.

Thank lzubik0416
Reviewed 5 June 2017

This is a good Mexican restaurant right on the outskirts of Solvang. When you get tired of the Danish pancakes and sausage, give this a try. Ambiance is nice. Has some outdoor seating but inside is nice.

Thank ronniew666
Reviewed 23 May 2017

We're within walking distance of this place and its packed in the evenings. The restaurant is nicely decorated and the wait staff unfailingly courteous. We may have gone here maybe six times since it opened and have yet to be served even a half-way decent...More

Thank marastjames
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28 December 2016|
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Response from cyndyd860 | Reviewed this property |
I would call the restaurant directly for that.
24 January 2016|
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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
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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
Special Occasion Dining, Local cuisine, Kids, Child-friendly, Groups
Open Hours
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
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
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