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Los Agaves

600 N Milpas St, Santa Barbara, CA 93103-3027
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  • Excellent67%
  • Very good25%
  • Average6%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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“enchiladas” (105 reviews)
“rice” (61 reviews)
“guacamole” (55 reviews)
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Mexican, Latin, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
600 N Milpas St, Santa Barbara, CA 93103-3027
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Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

Love Los Agave in Goleta!! Their portion sizes are pretty reasonable an food is very fresh and yummy.their horchata is great.

Thank sunnyvale_travelbuff
Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

What a delicious lunch at Los Agaves! Had the enchilada suizas, and they were delightful! Sunday, late lunch, long line and wait, BUT-well worth it! Some of the best Mexican food that I have had!!

Thank walkero2016
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This place is very good. Casual. First, you grab a menu then order at the registers. Off to the side the grills and ovens are alive with cooking. Once you've placed your order, picked up your drinks,and paid, you're given a table number. Then go...More

Thank Dean K
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

What a pleasant surprise to find a place like Los Agaves! The food was fresh and the varieties of salsa made the meal amazing

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This is a counter service restaurant, yet the dining area has very nice decor. Free chips with a wonderful assortment of salsas. The Agave Burrito was loaded with tasty shrimp and halibut, covered with a creamy chipotle sauce. It was wonderful, came with delicious salad...More

Thank kay k
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Every dish we ordered was amazing. The complimentary chips and salsa was also very good. The freshly made tortillas wake this place a must stop when visiting Santa Barbara.

Thank esterxiola
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We love this place. Its' not just tacos and burritos. The fish dishes are especially good but if you're looking for homemade Mexican food this is the place!

Thank JSS88
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Although you order at the counter the quality of the food is gourmet Mexican.my friend ordered the fish tacos and I ordered the seafood enchiladas. The lobster sauce was excellent Not fast food pricing but quality of food was a real value.

Thank jackfS4874LH
Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

Excellent service, unique and complete menu and food prepared by carring staff. Busy Street and difficult parking but it is all worthwhile once you sit down.

Thank Eric C
Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

Two couples for dinner. All different entrees and all were delighted. Cool fact- we dined while 8000 plus firefighters were in SB to fight biggest fire in Cal history. Los Agaves quietly offered every firefighter a free meal. Was wonderful to see the customer-firefighter interaction....More

Thank UncleJoeCalifornia
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Questions & Answers
20 November 2017|
AnswerShow all 3 answers
Response from GregBrady1000 | Reviewed this property |
They do not take reservations at all. It is basically a walk-in counter service type restaurant. You pick your own table and they bring the food, silverware, etc. to your table when it’s ready.
14 March 2015|
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Response from Dee O | Reviewed this property |
Yes nice out side sitting. Also they have heaters for cold nights
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Local cuisine, Groups, Child-friendly, Kids
Open Hours
9:00 AM - 9:00 PM
11:00 AM - 9:00 PM
11:00 AM - 9:00 PM
11:00 AM - 9:00 PM
11:00 AM - 9:00 PM
11:00 AM - 9:00 PM
9:00 AM - 9:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 600 N Milpas St, Santa Barbara, CA 93103-3027
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Santa Barbara
  • Phone Number: 805-564-2626
Surprised not to see this on your web site - many people (myself included) consider it the best Mexican Food in Santa Barbara. Service also excellent, at least when they are not crowded, which the often are! Just down the street from another outstanding (but simpler) Mexican Restaurant, La Super-Rica Taqueria.
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