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Taqueria El Buen Gusto

836 N Milpas St, Santa Barbara, CA 93103-3031
+1 805-962-2200
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4 Mar 2018
“One of the best of many in Santa Barbara”
1 Jun 2017
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836 N Milpas St, Santa Barbara, CA 93103-3031
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Reviewed 5 March 2018

I have never been disappointed with this place. In my life long quest for the best menudo, El Buen Gusto ranks with the best of them. Some of the best tacos at the best price. And they make their own chorizo so you are guaranteed...More

Thank Terry F
Reviewed 1 June 2017 via mobile

When there's a line of locals outside the door you know this is a good spot. I got the carnitas burrito to go. Tasted fantastic! Greasy and had a small bone but I would definitely get it again.

Thank Michael R
Reviewed 18 January 2017

I ate lunch here on the advice of a co worker. The food was good, tasty Mexican fare but what really stood out was the service. I'd forgotten my wallet and the guy asked me if I wanted to come back and pay tomorrow. Huh?...More

Thank GlobalTouristHawaii
Reviewed 9 July 2016

My daughters and I stumbled upon this place and had a nice dinner here. The food was very fresh and yummy. I loved every bite.

Thank Rippy W
Reviewed 28 June 2016

Standard Mexican fare, but excellent and authentic flavors. Great soups. Reasonably priced. One of my favorites for inexpensive Mexican food in Santa Barbara.

Thank Lee N
Reviewed 27 March 2016 via mobile

We asked a local for a recommendation for lunch and we were glad we went. The building looks a bit worn and the inside at first glance is as well. Pictures above the counter of menu items are faded. Employees are very friendly, Mexican music...More

Thank Jeanne H
Reviewed 8 September 2015

We live just up the hill from El Buen Gusto and are always delighted when a quick, amazing meal is needed. There's no shortage of taquerias on Milpas, but this one is well worth a few minutes' additional drive. Who knew shrimp tacos could be...More

Thank Derek_Stef
Reviewed 4 July 2015 via mobile

We found this gem after standing in line for over 20 minutes down the street, and we are so glad we came here. Food is authentic, everything from the al pastor tacos to the carne asada gorditas and the chile verde is so tender. But...More

Thank Laura L
Reviewed 23 May 2015

Lynda and I did not feel like cooking one night recently so decided to go to the Super Rica on MIlpas St. for carry out. I drove up Milpas only to find out it was closed on Tuesdays. So I continued on up to find...More

Thank DrBud_12
Reviewed 20 June 2014

This is my favorite little taco shop. $1.49 tacos, fresh fish not tilapia, really great service. i love this little joint! Check it out. Beats La Superrica in my opinion hands down.

Thank Suzanne A
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  • Address: 836 N Milpas St, Santa Barbara, CA 93103-3031
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Santa Barbara
  • Phone Number: +1 805-962-2200
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