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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%
Travellers talk about
“enchiladas” (102 reviews)
“guacamole” (55 reviews)
“rice” (58 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 yesterday via mobile

We were headed to La Super Rica (closed Tuesday's & Wednesdays FYI) and stumbled onto Los Agaves about 1/2 a block up the street. Very friendly service and a great yummy meal! I had halibut tacos- which were not fried (yay) and topped with some...More

Thank Elizabeth M
Reviewed 1 week ago

Los Agaves is an informal comfortable location with well prepared food. We were greeted warmly and attentively and enjoyed the menu which had more traditional options which was refreshing. It is difficult to compare any Mexican restaurant to restaurants in Mexico, but Los Agaves comes...More

Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We've eaten here many times over the years. Good food, some unusual items, but not in the highest class. Their dining rooms can be very noisy at busy times.

Thank cjbz1
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Los Agaves in Santa Barbara and Goleta are the best option for great Mexican food. Their menu has all the most popular dishes listed on but always check their daily specials for wonderful surprises. I like their cleanliness, speed and consistent quality. My personal recommendation...More

Thank ricardofQ2343NO
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Eat here often & everything is great ... do take out mostly for work & always great food & service . Highly recommend

Thank Colleen G
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Whlle vacationing in Santa Barbara, a friend recommended Los Agaves. It's not in the heart of town, so I'm very glad she tipped us off to it or we might not have found it. You order at the counter and staff brings your food to...More

Thank NBentley2014
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Solid joint with an extensive menu. Would go back. Chimichanga was weaker than anticipated, but tacos and everything else we had was great. Solid guacamole and great salsa bar.

Thank Dave B
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We went on a Tuesday to La Super-Rica up the street for lunch but it was closed. We are huge fans of their food. I knew that Los Agaves was also highly rated and just down the street, so we tried it. It is a...More

Thank Rigagig
Reviewed 16 August 2017 via mobile

I have been here so many times. I cannot pass through Santa Barbara without coming here. The best camarones a la diabla. The salsa bar is epic. Service is amazing. Food is not only delicious but gorgeous. I could stare into my plate of food...More

1  Thank catotx
Reviewed 14 August 2017 via mobile

As you will read in many of the reviews of this place, it's not your "run of the mill" Mexican food! Their guacamole was outstanding! I had the enchiladas mole and they were superb!! We went in a Sunday for lunch and the line was...More

Thank Sid k
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Nearby Attractions
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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, Breakfast, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Local cuisine, Kids, Child-friendly, Groups
Open Hours
09:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
09:00 - 21:00
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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