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Los Agaves

600 N Milpas St, Santa Barbara, CA 93103-3027
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  • Excellent68%
  • Very good24%
  • Average6%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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“enchiladas” (103 reviews)
“guacamole” (55 reviews)
“rice” (57 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 4 days ago via mobile

Let me start with a disclaimer. As a person who loves and cooks Indian food, I am no great fan of Mexican. The cold tortilla wraps stufffed with salad leave me cold. I prefer hot Indian rotis any day. So it was with some hesitation...More

Thank travelwriter007
Reviewed 1 week ago

Relaxed environment at the original Los Agaves. Staff were warm and friendly. Order at the counter, take a number, sit and wait for the clean, tasty, and fresh Cali-Mex food. Pricing seems high compared to some other options in the city though.

Thank Leland S
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

You probably wouldn’t just stumble across this place as it’s not with all the other restaurants downtown but if you are reading this then make the journey into the suburbs to it. This place was very busy, good menu and the food tastes amazing, and...More

Thank rbuckoo
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Our cousins brought us here and we were really impressed with the quality of food. The variety of sauces had great texture and flavor as did the food, all beautifully presented.

Thank sazm42
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

The food was delicious, they have an extensive menu and the prices are fair. I totally recommend Los Agaves!

Thank NFA05
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Having grown up in Los Angeles, I'm pretty particular about my Mexican food. This place did not disappoint. Great food, served fast, lots of choices. Very authentic food - not tex mex- but REAL crispy tacos (not the purchased in a box shell) , delicious...More

Thank Janet A
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The restaurant is within walking distance of our house. Always great food. Beer, wine and margarita's are limited.

Thank KBuck724
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Mouth watering dishes at reasonable prices. Whenever they have the bone marrow special we order two. We love this place. Think you will toooooooo

Thank 4JMP
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We love the pork chile verde burrito at Los Agaves! It has big chunks of tender pork in a generously-sized burrito. We take half home & scramble it with eggs the next morning to extend the great meal an extra day! The seafood enchilada is...More

Thank danny d
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

great Mexican food. I was totally surprised and delighted. Will be returning soon. Relaxed atmosphere. Was cafeteria style (order at counter, they bring your food) when I went.

Thank Laurel B
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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
Groups, Kids, Local cuisine, Child-friendly
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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