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Rose Cafe

424 E Haley St, Santa Barbara, CA 93101-1715
+1 805-966-3773
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  • Excellent57%
  • Very good30%
  • Average12%
  • Poor0%
  • Terrible1%
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“beef tacos” (4 reviews)
“mole” (2 reviews)
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Mexican, Latin, Spanish
424 E Haley St, Santa Barbara, CA 93101-1715
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Reviewed 22 April 2018

Wandered in here for breakfast with my wife. This is her favorite restaurant in Santa Barbara. She is a vegan. We walked in and the place had changed since we were there last. It was super clean and freshly painted. Turns out it had a...More

Thank Brian R
Reviewed 1 March 2018 via mobile

My husband and I had the best foodie experience !!Chili relleno was so cheesey and menudo was hot!!Yummmmyyy😉We're not from Santa Barbara..But trust me we will be back!!The waiter was kind and kept our glasses full and our chips!!

Thank Jamie G
Reviewed 11 October 2017

Great food! Great service! A really authentic experience. Only complaint is limited parking. Great Happy Hour prices.

Thank Julie C
Reviewed 29 July 2017

We actually came here after we got married and had a dinner party but didn't eat much and I think it was pretty late at night then --37 years ago , been coming here ever since. If you like something local, authentic, cozy, fairly cheap...More

Thank katheemiller
Reviewed 27 May 2017

You cannot miss at this restaurant. Try the tacos, or burritos. In the heart of the ever changing Laguna district on Haley Street.

Thank mickmankowski
Reviewed 28 October 2016

Rose is like walking into my own kitchen without having to cook....Anna knows what I want, Freddy cooks it just like I love it...Huevos Rancheros.....my fave. Love the food, people, area, love everything.

Thank PamelaGeremia
Reviewed 18 October 2016

Found this place a few years ago, good food, good service. The margaritas are excellent and enjoy the location of restaurant. We live close to Santa Barbara and eat here every other trip!!!!

Thank jkitagawa777
Reviewed 21 September 2016

You ever toss chicken bones in a creek, brook, or stream in Minneapolis? That's what the chicken ranchero reminds me of. Rose Cafe reminds me of pepe le pew from the looney tunes. If the looney tunes were from 1958, and the viewers ate grape...More

2  Thank Goose S
Reviewed 30 July 2016 via mobile

Great inexpensive authentic Mexican food, and I would know! We all ate enchiladas and they were delicious! They also give you chips and salsa, a must for us.

Thank chele67
Reviewed 21 July 2016 via mobile

Dinner was very good. Would have given excellent review but there was no soup available from the menu. Had traditional California Mexican food. All four of us liked the items ordered. Parking is tough to find.

Thank John R
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17 December 2017|
Response from Julie C | Reviewed this property |
Yes - full bar facilities
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner, Breakfast
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Street Parking, Free Wifi, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids
Open Hours
07:00 - 15:00
07:00 - 15:00
06:00 - 15:00
07:00 - 20:00
07:00 - 20:00
07:00 - 20:00
07:00 - 20:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 424 E Haley St, Santa Barbara, CA 93101-1715
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Santa Barbara
  • Phone Number: +1 805-966-3773
  • E-mail
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