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Santo Mezcal

119 State St, Santa Barbara, CA 93101-3529
+1 805-883-3593
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  • Excellent68%
  • Very good21%
  • Average7%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible2%
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“tacos” (11 reviews)
“mole negro” (2 reviews)
Restaurant Hours
Mexican, Latin, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
€€ - €€€
119 State St, Santa Barbara, CA 93101-3529
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I’ve eaten here three times including breakfast and dinner. The food is super fresh, and always colourful. The omelette for breakfast is fantastic, served with lovely purple potatoes. The guacamole is super fresh and I’d always recommend. The service is friendly and attentive

Date of visit: January 2019
Thank andrewc429
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We were most impressed by the food the , location and the service . :People staying at our hotel had been there the night before and recommended it . It was on the main street state Street and we were able to be in the...More

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank francoise623
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Fun environment, perfect service, amazing food - Rib-eye tacos are a must! We are stingy with our 5 stars, Santo Mezcal earned it!

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank Sandy K
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This is a nice little upscale Mexican restaurant. They have some unusual things on the menu such as the Octopus tacos our friend had. Which by the way he really enjoyed. My husband enjoyed his Camerones Al Tamarindo, and they both couldn't stop raving about...More

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank Jmom2many
Reviewed 4 December 2018

Excellent Salsas, Margarita's and traditional Mexican dishes. Ordered Ceviche Verde, Filete Antiguo, and the Salmon Tacos. The Ceviche was run of the mill, but was very impressed by the Filete Antiguo and it's sides, as well as the Salmon Tacos. The filete was cooked to...More

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank Charles P
Reviewed 1 December 2018

My husband and I had dinner here last night and to our dismay our food was just okay and our server was terrible - extremely inattentive. I will say the chips and salsa that comes to the table once you are seated was very good....More

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank catherinesb2013
Reviewed 25 November 2018 via mobile

Good Ambiance. Gets packed so make a Resy earlier Chicken enchiladas were good . The salsa was glorious!

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank RefinedUnicorn272727
Reviewed 6 November 2018 via mobile

We happened across this restaurant as it looked good and smelt great as we strolled last. They easily seated 2 people even though it was busy on a Wednesday night. Good background music and good low level lightning to make a really great atmosphere -...More

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank heleno93
Reviewed 26 October 2018 via mobile

We ate here twice! One for brunch and once for dinner. BRUNCH menu has great selection. I had the Crab Benedict and it was excellent in taste and presentation! DINNER menu is different than brunch. It too has a great selection. The descriptions of the...More

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank AQD
Reviewed 23 October 2018 via mobile

Being around the corner from the Amtrak station made it a perfect place to have a quick lunch before boarding north bound train. Servers were very attentive and helpful. Had meat dish special and it was delicious. Wife’s fish tacos were delicious.

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank fxdeluca
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Reservations
Good for
Bar Scene, Kids, Child-friendly
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 119 State St, Santa Barbara, CA 93101-3529
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Santa Barbara
  • Phone Number: +1 805-883-3593
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