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Dos Carlitos

) #4 of 17 Restaurants in Santa Ynez €€ - €€€ Mexican, Latin, Spanish
3544 Sagunto St, Santa Ynez, CA 93460
+1 805-688-0033
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  • Excellent50%
  • Very good37%
  • Average7%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible2%
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“guacamole” (28 reviews)
“black beans” (10 reviews)
“chile relleno” (12 reviews)
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Mexican, Latin, Spanish, Gluten Free Options
€€ - €€€
3544 Sagunto St, Santa Ynez, CA 93460
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1 - 10 of 253 reviews

Reviewed 1 week ago

The food was amazing and the service the same. Portions were over the top and the guacamole was the best I've tasted anywhere.

Thank bobF9102WU
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We are regulars at this cozy, fun and authentic Mexican Restaurant and Tequilla Bar. Womderful food. Great happy hour.

Thank lzubik0416
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This is a good Mexican restaurant right on the outskirts of Solvang. When you get tired of the Danish pancakes and sausage, give this a try. Ambiance is nice. Has some outdoor seating but inside is nice.

Thank ronniew666
Reviewed 5 weeks ago

We're within walking distance of this place and its packed in the evenings. The restaurant is nicely decorated and the wait staff unfailingly courteous. We may have gone here maybe six times since it opened and have yet to be served even a half-way decent...More

Thank marastjames
Reviewed 10 May 2017

This restaurant is not very big, but it is worth the wait. The staff here really hustles so the wait is never as long as it looks. I recommend starting with fresh made guacamole. I also recommend the mole. It was savory with a hint...More

Thank Susan S
Reviewed 6 May 2017

Great location, patio seating, casual and comfortable but food is marginal. The staff could have been a little friendlier but instead acted like it was an effort to accomodate us. It was 3:00 in the afternoon and the restaurant was half empty and we were...More

Thank ValentineRosie
Reviewed 13 April 2017

The restaurant is cent5rally located in tiny Santa Ynez; the staff was efficient and friendly, and the food was above-average. The outdoor balcony was great for us, as we brought our dog. And they even had a dog menu. After a day of wine-tasting the...More

Thank Ken R
Reviewed 11 April 2017 via mobile

We loved this restaurant! Everything was super duper fresh and delicious! The corn tortillas were dreamy along with the black bean salsa. Yum yum yum! Do not hesitate eating an ultra fresh meal here!!

Thank knowleshill
Reviewed 11 April 2017

Best Mexican food around. Great pricing, Great menu, service, indoor and outdoor seating. I go here as often as I can. A great restaurant.

Thank Kym M
Reviewed 28 March 2017

We ate dinner here one evening. Very casual dining. Reservations not necessary during the week and only a few blocks from where we stayed. Service was quick and efficient. Menu had a lot of variety with a number of innovative touches. Good food in a...More

Thank Michael W
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Questions & AnswersAsk a question
I would like to make a reservation for eight people on New Year's Day at 7;30 - 8 pm.
28 December 2016|
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Response from cyndyd860 | Reviewed this property |
I would call the restaurant directly for that.
Diana B
We've eaten here a few times and love it!! Can I get a gift certificate online to give to a friend? Or...so I need to come in?
23 January 2016|
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Response from Sam M | Reviewed this property |
Hi Diana B-- There are several websites where you can buy gift certificates to Dos Carlitos online. Apparently I cannot include HTML or website links in this answer to you, but you can search online for giftrocket, giftly... More
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Television
Good for
Special Occasion Dining, Local cuisine, Groups, Bar Scene, Child-friendly, Kids
Open Hours
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 3544 Sagunto St, Santa Ynez, CA 93460
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Santa Ynez
  • Phone Number: +1 805-688-0033
  • E-mail
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