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Cafe San Martin

112 N A St, Lompoc, CA 93436-7004
805-736-4104
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Ranked #70 of 100 restaurants in Lompoc
Cuisines: Mexican
Dining options: Delivery
Most recent review
- Jun 21, 2014
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Dining options: Delivery
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English first
Oklahoma City, Oklahoma
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9 reviews 9 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 21, 2014

We are use to Tex-Mex and Southwest spices which made the food bland. It was good but bland. Eat some place else if from the southwest or Texas.

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lmpoc
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57 reviews 57 reviews
44 restaurant reviews
35 helpful votes 35 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed May 22, 2014

This happens to be the worst Mexican food I have ever had in my life. It is not only tasteless and bland, they do not even make an ttempt to upgrade or improve in their cirrca 1979 offerings. I actually was going to send my food back, but instead ate a few bites of everything to sample and each time... More

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Lompoc, California, United States
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34 reviews 34 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
24 helpful votes 24 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed December 29, 2013

Hmmmm... One star or two? Let me see... * Below average food * Reasonable service * Appalling seating and decor Okay, one star is just fine. I've eaten here intentionally once in 35 years. The other three times I've been, I've done so because others were going and invited me. Some things you do things for family and friends that... More

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vandenberg village, ca
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146 reviews 146 reviews
116 restaurant reviews
107 helpful votes 107 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 6, 2013

Been eating at San Martin for many years. Sometimes excellent and sometimes pretty basic/standard. Their chips and salsa have always been good. Today the food was just average. prices remain good.

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Los Angeles, CA
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19 reviews 19 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
22 helpful votes 22 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 8, 2013

Basic Mexican fare but done well, along with reasonable prices. I ordered their shrimp enchilada special, which came with lots of shrimp, not just a little as you might get elsewhere.

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Lompoc, California
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11 reviews 11 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed March 3, 2013

I have been eating at Cafe San Martin for my whole life (off and on) as it seems to be good at times, and not so good at other times. This last time was for a birthday dinner, at the request of the birthday girl. The server was great, but the place was VERY dirty, and the food mediocre at... More

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Lompoc
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15 reviews 15 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
19 helpful votes 19 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 22, 2013

If your looking to get a healthier meal try a chicken or bean tostada with no cheese. They use white chicken breast meat . Not dark noby gristle like some of the other resturants do(YUCK). My daughter loves the tamales, husband loves the chili rellenos, son love the chicken tacos. Taco tuesdays are a blast. Great prices! They need a... More

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Lompoc, California
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4 restaurant reviews
3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 15, 2013

I love the chicken mole. I order it at the to go window and the only down fall is the price changes depending on who takes my order. Sometimes its $9.98 and sometimes it's $11.01. Since I don't speak spanish it's impossible to get an explanation.

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Senior Contributor
32 reviews 32 reviews
29 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 17, 2012 via mobile

Came here a lot as a kid and always had taquitos or shredded beef tacos. Always wondered why dinner took so long -- it was because parents were waiting for slow-cooked chili verde to be ready. Now I know to do the same, or if in a hurry get some taquitos and an order if chili colorado.

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USA
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61 reviews 61 reviews
39 restaurant reviews
37 helpful votes 37 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 31, 2012

This is where I go to run into old friends. No tourist clientelle, just locals looking for good mexican food. San Martin has been around since the 40's and is nothing to look at from the street but has wonderful food. It changed hands and is as good now as every.

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