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La Super-Rica Taqueria

622 N Milpas St, Santa Barbara, CA 93103-3032
+1 805-963-4940
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Overview
  • Excellent59%
  • Very good23%
  • Average13%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible2%
Travellers talk about
“tortillas” (101 reviews)
“tacos” (109 reviews)
“marinated pork” (13 reviews)
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Mexican, Latin, Vegetarian Friendly
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622 N Milpas St, Santa Barbara, CA 93103-3032
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Reviewed 16 June 2015

We were curious because we read that Julia Child used to come here often. We decided to give a try. Line was too long, which was probably a good sign. We waited in line for 15 minutes and finally gave our orders through window. There...More

Thank Mert51
Reviewed 28 May 2015 via mobile

Freshly prepared and very tasty plates like in Mexico. Drinks available like horchata and aguas frescas. A simple but cosy, airy and clean sitting area.

Thank viola_ro
Reviewed 23 May 2015

A line forms outside as everyone is anxious to see the specials and look at the variety of tacos on the chalkboard once inside. As each person enters the door, the choices can be seen and one orders and pays. No credit or debit cards...More

Thank sandytraveler93405
Reviewed 18 May 2015

We have actually driven more than an hour out of our way just so that we can stop here on our way home from SoCal to NoCal. There is always a line outside and it's not much to look at, but you must stop! Line...More

Thank kwm60
Reviewed 5 May 2015

This place became famous due to a comment by Julia Child that it was her taqueria. We decided to try it. We arrived at 11 AM on a Monday. There were 4 people ahead of us. It was a 20 minute wait to order and...More

1  Thank Torte_Sue
Reviewed 29 April 2015

The food is very good, no question about it but the restaurant is a dump, the lines can belong, the portion tiny, you need to order 4-5 item to meal a meal. $$$ for a dumpy place. Los Agave a few blocks away does a...More

1  Thank CP117
Reviewed 29 April 2015

This is the place that Julia Childs said was her most favorite Mexican restaurant. I believe her. Food was VERY fresh, tortillas handmade, cash only, and line was out the door. Well worth the wait.

Thank Kevin C
Reviewed 20 April 2015 via mobile

We visited for lunch on a Sunday afternoon. Happy only about 4 people on line ahead of us. By the time we finished our meal, line was at least 15 people long. We ordered a pork taco, a steak taco, the cheese and chorizo special,...More

Thank Sailgirl22
Reviewed 16 April 2015

I really enjoyed my meal at La Super Rica, you order at the counter and they have indoor seating available. You are lucky if there isn't much of a line. Cash only.

1  Thank Sarah O
Reviewed 7 April 2015

We were traveling up the CA central coast, & needed a quick place for a meal. Heard about this place and had to give it a try. It is walk up service, and the wait can be long. We were there about 3pm and still...More

Thank Nosnom
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deedub2017
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Response from Jane S | Reviewed this property |
I have no idea. Call them.
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Joe U
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Response from Mike P | Reviewed this property |
Have not been there on Sunday therefore unable to assist.
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bronnibow
22 April 2015|
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Is it Open on sundays?
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Average prices
US$20
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Local cuisine, Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
Sunday
11:00 - 21:30
Monday
11:00 - 21:30
Tuesday
11:00 - 21:30
Thursday
11:00 - 21:30
Friday
11:00 - 21:30
Saturday
11:00 - 21:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 622 N Milpas St, Santa Barbara, CA 93103-3032
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Santa Barbara
  • Phone Number: +1 805-963-4940
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