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La Cabana

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1259 E Harvard Blvd, Santa Paula, CA 93060-3742
+1 805-525-8383
11:00 - 21:00
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Ventura, California
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9 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

Some will claim Familia Diaz holds the best in town spot but I disagree. Try both. You will discover what I'm talking about. Plus, lots of turn-over at the corner of 10th & Harvard.

Thank bree m
Grover Beach, California
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156 reviews
109 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 42 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Usually grab a meal here when visiting family. Food quality is consistently good, service ditto and the strawberry daiquiris are super!

Thank raidercat1
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72 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 36 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 August 2016

We were staying in Santa Paula and asked a local where to eat lunch. La Cabana was recommended and we weren't disappointed. The service was fine and the lunch very good. The old decor and slight smell of old buildings were enough to worry us, but we were not disappointed! The place was busy enough and had a varied menu.

Thank VashonTammy
Santa Paula, California
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29 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 August 2016

La Cabana is an institution in Santa Paula. Quite meal to banquet-size gatherings. Presentations are ample; fish is fresh; red snapper is great! Margaritas are the best in the area. The "grande" is grande! Outside seating is nice; bar is small but more than adequate. A complete lunch is $10. Can't beat it.

Thank Juhree
Las Vegas, Nevada
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29 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 30 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 August 2016

All kidding aside, we asked the desk clerk at the Glen Tavern Inn where we were staying to find us the best margaritas in Santa Paula. He warned us that like in some states (certainly not Nevada where we are from) there are two types of liquor licenses, a tavern license and a cocktail license, so if you are not... More 

Thank stanjanparanormal
Santa Paula, CA
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199 reviews
107 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 62 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 May 2016

Used to be an autoshop in the 1940s-Mrs. Reese and family provide Santa Paula this affordable, delicious food with no surprises. This is the spot in our town for supper on Friday night, weekends. Lines out the door. Have a cold one and chips-salsa and relax in the bar or patio. Or come for a warming bowl of "Sopa: gallina"Chicken... More 

Thank bugnurse56
Yakima, WA
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117 reviews
74 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 37 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 April 2016 via mobile

Tasty tamale. The masa was just thick enough and not doughy. The Chile Relleno had a generous filling of mild choke and was in a well cooked egg envelope. The enchilada was excellent. As well. I liked the salsa as well.

Thank Angela and Ron G
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3 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 March 2016 via mobile

La Cabana is THE BEST!! BEST MARGARITAS IN TOWN!!We have been going to La Cabana Restaurant since the 80's!!! Had our rehearsal dinner there in 1985!!!

Thank Lisa G
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17 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 January 2016 via mobile

Everything lacks flavor unfortunately. Had a taco, an enchilada and a tamale. They all tasted the same. My friend had "Rick's taco", same there, no taste. The waiter was really nice but kinda slow. The free nachos were excellent though. Not recommended.

1 Thank Anders M
Fountain Hills, Arizona
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3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 November 2015 via mobile

My wife and I love Mexican food and recently moved to Ventura, CA. We found La Cabana by following a recommendation from a friend. This was a great find. Great food, drinks and price.

Thank dleuth_ASU

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Takeout
Good for
Cheap Eats, Child-friendly, Groups
Open Hours
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1259 E Harvard Blvd, Santa Paula, CA 93060-3742
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Santa Paula
  • Phone Number: +1 805-525-8383

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