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701 Chapala St, Santa Barbara, CA 93101-3313
+1 805-730-1612
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  • Excellent74%
  • Very good20%
  • Average6%
  • Poor0%
  • Terrible0%
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“mole” (5 reviews)
“taco” (2 reviews)
“taqueria” (2 reviews)
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Mexican, Latin, Spanish
701 Chapala St, Santa Barbara, CA 93101-3313
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Reviewed 1 July 2017

I am referring to this restaurant's "Food Truck" just called "Romant's", it is in the parking lot of "Chevron" located at 401 W. Montecito (corner of W. Montecito and Castillo Rds.). The most fantastic "Hole' Mole' " wet burrito I have ever had anywhere!! My...More

Thank Earl S
Reviewed 24 May 2017

It looks like a little carry away taco stand, but the food is really good, much more than just a taco or a burrito, and there's plenty of patio and dining room seating. The prices are good and the food excellent. The mole is really...More

Thank Judy R
Reviewed 29 April 2017 via mobile

Of you look for a real Mexican palace with great mole tacos and burritos for a small budget: this is where you need to go. Perfect and original, few places to sit outside and to go.

Thank Thilo H
Reviewed 20 December 2016

The folks who patronize Romanti-Ezer clearly don't know the truly great taquerias in Santa Barbara. Don\t mistake my review, this place is quaint with good food and friendly service, but seriously there is no way in a million years it deserves even four stars. It's...More

Thank Waterloonie
Reviewed 20 December 2016

I go here because they have the best "grilled" fish tacos I have found yet! Homemade tortillas, grilled fish seasoned with simple ingredients. Eat it here (not to go) so tortillas do not get wet. They are kind, efficient and offer chips while one waits...More

Thank Tristan O
Reviewed 22 February 2016

We stopped at this little walkup place a couple of days ago just to get some drinks on a hot day, and were intrigued by the menu. So yesterday we decided to have a quick lunch there before we went to a matinee performance. Wow,...More

1  Thank DonaldYokum
Reviewed 6 May 2015 via mobile

On Chapala just behind Paseo Nuevo shopping center, you'll find this unpretentious looking taqueria with seriously good food at reasonable prices. The corn tortillas are hand made, fresh and delicious. I had the carnitas tacos, which had a very generous pile of tasty and not...More

Thank 50waystogo
Reviewed 15 July 2014 via mobile

I just had lunch there and had to rush back and write this review. Delicious and great service. It's a walk up & order at the window place with a patio and small inside. It looks like a hole in the wall but the food...More

1  Thank PerkinsPartyof6
Reviewed 10 March 2014

Absolutely top notch Mexican food prepared by people who know and love to cook. Fish and shrimp tacos are, without a doubt, the very best you will ever eat. Everything on the menu is superb. Homemade Flan is perfect. Very gracious owner and staff with...More

Thank Francophile4330
Reviewed 28 February 2013

the food is good and the staff is always GREAT. it's fresh and made to order. I love the chips with mole (complementary) with food order

Thank nic e
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Restaurant Details

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  • Food
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Lunch, Breakfast, Dinner
Restaurant features
Seating, Takeout
Open Hours
09:00 - 21:00
09:00 - 20:00
09:00 - 20:00
09:00 - 20:00
09:00 - 03:00
09:00 - 03:00
09:00 - 03:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 701 Chapala St, Santa Barbara, CA 93101-3313
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Santa Barbara
  • Phone Number: +1 805-730-1612
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