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Rudy's Mexican Restaurant

305 W Montecito St, Santa Barbara, CA 93101-5729
+1 805-899-3152
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  • Excellent38%
  • Very good48%
  • Average10%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible3%
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“burrito” (17 reviews)
“tacos” (11 reviews)
“tortas” (2 reviews)
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305 W Montecito St, Santa Barbara, CA 93101-5729
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Reviewed 1 week ago

My son and I love Rudy's! Its always consistantly good! Cannot say enough about this from breakfast burrito's to everything else!

Thank Connie O
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

The food here is delicious and plentiful it seemed popular with locals. As I write this some 10 hours after getting take out I feel full. The staff could be a bit warmer & don’t be put off by the interior the burrito is really...More

Thank Sjc462
Reviewed 22 January 2018

We were refugees just getting off a train ride through the long journey created by the closure of the 101 from the Montecito flooding. The train was packed and late and not many travel options. We had to hike to our car, so we were...More

Thank RicOlsen
Reviewed 7 November 2017

I really enjoy going to Rudy's for their delicious Mexican food. They have a great range of dishes including tacos, burritos, quesadillas and tortas. I personally recommend their tortas. The salsas on offer are also great!

Thank Aidan T
Reviewed 29 October 2017

Rudy's has been around for over 30 years and is a favorite of the locals. Take out is popular or you can eat at inside or outside tables. You order from the cashier...no servers. You fix your own salsas at the salsa bar. The burritos...More

1  Thank PRCarey
Reviewed 19 August 2017 via mobile

Great cheap eats! Flavorful and satisfying! If you are ravenous or need a snack - great food! Carne Asada was off the charts- I had it in the taco!

Thank Mismel2kl
Reviewed 19 July 2017

This place was recommended to us by our hotel. It did not disappoint. There was a lot of food and it was very tasty.

Thank SunDancer1
Reviewed 23 April 2017

Definitely a locals spot with great Mexican food. Portions are huge! Really enjoyed the different types of salsas.

Thank Pam-travelfan
Reviewed 1 April 2017 via mobile

Saturday night, crowds everywhere no one taking reservations, saw Rudy's reviews, not hungry for large sit down, hard to find, does not stand out, on corner just before "the Neighborhood" block long, set back from street. Basically a fast food place, most are takeout, but...More

Thank Don M
Reviewed 25 March 2017 via mobile

Being in Santa Barbara, I knew that we should be able to find a great inexpensive Mexican Restaurant. My husband looked on TripAdvisor and found Rudy's just a few minutes away. We both got the fajita bowl with steak and it was perfect. Very fresh...More

Thank PSCOnline
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids
Open Hours
11:00 - 23:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 305 W Montecito St, Santa Barbara, CA 93101-5729
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Santa Barbara
  • Phone Number: +1 805-899-3152
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