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Los Arroyos Mexican Restaurant

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$$ - $$$
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14 W Figueroa St, Santa Barbara, CA 93101-3104
+1 805-962-5541
09:00 - 21:30
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Sun 09:00 - 21:00
Mon - Thu 11:00 - 21:00
Fri 11:00 - 21:30
Sat 09:00 - 21:30
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Santa Barbara, California
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17 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Super food and service at their Happy House 3 to 6 Monday through Friday!!! IT has been a favorite Mexican restaurant in Montecito since they opens1

Thank barbara c
Pasadena, California
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240 reviews
159 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 58 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We had a wonderful Sunday afternoon experience. We started off with the special Margarita of the day and then we had the Ceviche Tostada. The Chile Con Queso was very good. We added the Chorizo and it was served with fresh tortillas. Our server was very nice and attentive.

Thank ValentineRosie
Portland OR
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27 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
Reviewed 11 April 2017 via mobile

A perfect place to have quality, tasty Mexican food. I ordered a tostada with chicken, my DH had a ceviche salad. Both were excellent, as is the service here. Highly recommended!

Thank FrequentTraveller61
Chicago, Illinois
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34 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
Reviewed 28 March 2017

No frills Mexican restaurant with very tasty and fresh food. Santa Barbara's restaurants are very expensive, but this one had great food and had cheap-eats pricing in comparison. Friendly staff.

Thank tinastravel
Des Moines, Iowa
1 review
Reviewed 28 March 2017 via mobile

The recommendation of Maria's enchiladas was yummy! I would definitively come back for more. I'm visiting from out of town and haven't had good Mexican food in a long time. This certainly was a great way to feed that craving!

Thank Jana B
Redondo Beach, California
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185 reviews
108 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 73 helpful votes
Reviewed 25 January 2017

I really enjoyed the food. I had the carnitas. They were very tasty and lean. Not fatty at all. Go there and enjoy the good food.

Thank yannis63
Brookline, Massachusetts
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47 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
Reviewed 9 January 2017

The food here was quite good and my entire party enjoyed it. All of us were incredibly happy with our authentic tasting food. You order first, grab your drink and salsa, and then go find a table. So it's a good place to go if you have a little bit less time. That also makes it a bit less relaxing... More 

Thank Deb E
santa barbara ca
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9 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed 17 December 2016

several years ago, i bad mouthed this restaurant for charging for chips without telling you in advance along with some other reviewers. well im here to eat crow because of other complaints, they changed their policy and now only charge you for the second basket of chips, which is fair because some people waste the second serving. the food has... More 

Thank donandlouiseh
San Diego, CA
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43 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 December 2016

This restaurant was one of the only crowded ones when walking around State St on a Tuesday night. You order at the counter, they bring it to your table. Very, very good! Lot's of choices.

Thank DebDaveLuke
Cypress, California
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46 reviews
35 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
Reviewed 29 November 2016

Looking for fast Mexican food with restaurant quality at reasonable prices? then you need to eat here. With many options to choose from and everything on their menu is excellent. The basic rice and beans are fantastic to start with and then just add anything that you are craving for to complete your lunch or dinner. Iced tea and all... More 

Thank Pete T

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
Mexican, Spanish
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Reservations
Good for
Kids, Local cuisine, Child-friendly
Open Hours
09:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:30
09:00 - 21:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 14 W Figueroa St, Santa Barbara, CA 93101-3104
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Santa Barbara
  • Phone Number: +1 805-962-5541

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?