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Los Agaves

600 N Milpas St, Santa Barbara, CA 93103-3027
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  • Excellent66%
  • Very good25%
  • Average6%
  • Poor0%
  • Terrible0%
Travellers talk about
“enchiladas” (97 reviews)
“rice” (56 reviews)
“guacamole” (51 reviews)
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Mexican, Latin, Vegetarian Friendly
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600 N Milpas St, Santa Barbara, CA 93103-3027
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Reviewed yesterday

The food is great. I'm somewhat disappointed by the recent price increase. Even so, the quality and selection on the menu are still a good value.

Thank Neil F
Reviewed yesterday

LOTS of people, a long line, wondered if we could get a table, but got a nice table as soon as we ordered. Good service after ordering, great food, nice atmosphere too. We will be back.

Thank jeffkjohnson6
Reviewed yesterday

Milpas Street is the Mexican food corridor in Santa Barbara and Los Agaves is the top spot on Milpas. Yes, La Super-Rica is just up the street, but Los Agaves is the best. They are always busy, so go around 11:00am or between 2:00 and...More

Thank Duncan T
Reviewed yesterday

The Tacos del Mar - Halibut or Shrimp are the best. All ingredients fresh and the salsas are varied and great as well.

Thank lakelleher
Reviewed yesterday

Great Mexican Food at a great price. Good service. Lively atmosphere. Free chips & salsa. Big portions.

Thank mountart
Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

We're on vacation from the UK and don't get authentic Mexican food near our home. We had so many recommendations for this restaurant so thought we'd better try it - and we're so pleased we did! Everything we were told is true. The food is...More

Thank NeilFarnham
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Taco Tuesdays are a must!! Tacos for $2.50. Plus, service is great. Food took less than 10 minutes and it was delicious !

Thank Michelle A
Reviewed 1 week ago

Had a lunch here and had the ceviche and fish tacos. The fish was super fresh, and was delicious. Dishes, were wonedrfully prepared, super tasty, and perfectly presented. Sorry we weren't here long enough to go back for more. Highly recommended by someone who loves...More

Thank PBSpeakeasy
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

For Mexican, it's the real deal. Be prepared to wait a. It on line but it moves fast. They e got it down to a science. The food is superb. Very authentic. Inexpensive. A must go. Especially in light of all he other tourist traps...More

Thank foodcritic82
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Excellent Mexican food. I had the combo plate with tacos, rice and beans. All good. Fairly priced for Santa Barbara.

Thank TravelinAlan
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Questions & AnswersAsk a question
Are there outside patio seats available if I have a dog with me?
14 March 2015|
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Response from Dee O | Reviewed this property |
Yes nice out side sitting. Also they have heaters for cold nights
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly, Local cuisine, Groups
Open Hours
09:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
09:00 - 21:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 600 N Milpas St, Santa Barbara, CA 93103-3027
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Santa Barbara
  • Phone Number: 805-564-2626
  • E-mail
Surprised not to see this on your web site - many people (myself included) consider it the best Mexican Food in Santa Barbara. Service also excellent, at least when they are not crowded, which the often are! Just down the street from another outstanding (but simpler) Mexican Restaurant, La Super-Rica Taqueria.