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Taqueria El Bajio

129 N Milpas St, Santa Barbara, CA 93103-3303
+1 805-884-1828
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  • Excellent57%
  • Very good27%
  • Average6%
  • Poor8%
  • Terrible2%
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“carnitas” (6 reviews)
“taco” (6 reviews)
“tortillas” (6 reviews)
06:00 - 17:00 Hours
Mexican, Latin, Spanish
129 N Milpas St, Santa Barbara, CA 93103-3303
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Reviewed 13 July 2018

They have a standard mix of sauteed fresh vegetables - green peppers, onions, zucchini, etc. that you can substitute for meat in any dish, or have in addition to meat. The grilled fish tacos, which included the vegetables, were excellent. The salsas I tried were...More

Thank Sc00byD00byD00
Reviewed 29 June 2018

There are 5 tables if you want to eat in, but this appears to be more of a to go operation. Fresh papaya drink and horchata, plus they have breakfast all day, mole and chile rellenos. We ordered food for 5 and everything was correct!...More

Thank Donna L
Reviewed 26 June 2018

I am sad to report since my last review - it hasn't gotten any better - what you get for your $$$ - we decided to eat there again as we have always enjoyed and appreciated the freshness and tastiness of their food. One liners...More

Thank JoyceA926
Reviewed 18 June 2018

There's not much to this place but the tacos are great. there are around 6 tables inside and 3 out front on the side walk. The tortillas are super fresh and the ingredients very tasty. Good, cheap spot to fill up when in SB.

Reviewed 6 May 2018 via mobile

Wow! A new favorite. I like authentic and this fits the bill! Amazing móle, shrimp cocktail (spicy), homemade tortillas, lots of salsas, aguas frescas, and a friendly clean and enjoyable place to eat. Prices are fairly reasonable. Our whole family enjoyed our lunch. I left...More

Thank Guillermojo
Reviewed 29 April 2018 via mobile

Prices are a little on the high side for a taqueria ($12 for a burrito) but that’s kind of expected considering the area. The burritos were made fairly quickly and were very tasty. The meat was juicy and flavorful and the burritos were pretty big....More

Thank Caroline L
Reviewed 16 January 2018

For the last few years, every time I visit Santa Barbara, I stop here for lunch. The food is authentic and tasty. Homemade tortillas are a key part of this menu. Try the Asada Taco, which is loaded with scrumptious ingredients: Marinated beef, pico de...More

Thank Darwin F
Reviewed 15 August 2017

ok let me start by saying that I stayed in santa barbara for 1 night, and I went to the taqueria 3 times.... The fresh juices were sooo good (all the flavours)

Thank Jessica L
Reviewed 2 August 2017 via mobile

Awesome Mexican restaurant. I really enjoyed the vegetarian tostada. There is a salsa bar as well which took it to the next level

Thank danielleceulemans
Reviewed 18 January 2017

I read about this dining gem in a magazine from Santa Barbara. It was the famous Julia Chiula's favourite eatery when she was in Santa Barbara. A small cosy eatery with authentic Mexican food. When I was there I noted there is only 1 chef...More

Thank amtel02
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Breakfast, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids
Open Hours
06:00 - 17:00
06:00 - 21:00
06:00 - 21:00
06:00 - 21:00
06:00 - 21:00
06:00 - 21:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 129 N Milpas St, Santa Barbara, CA 93103-3303
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Santa Barbara
  • Phone Number: +1 805-884-1828
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