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Cafe San Martin

112 N A St, Lompoc, CA 93436-7004
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Ranked #79 of 100 Restaurants in Lompoc
Cuisines: Mexican
Dining options: Delivery
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Dining options: Delivery
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English first
Lompoc, California
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86 reviews 86 reviews
65 restaurant reviews
24 helpful votes 24 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 19, 2014

My husband and I just moved to town and tried San Martin for lunch, The salsa was spicy and OK my husband loved the chips They are thin but not homemade, still good. I had a combination of cheese enchilada, shredded beef taco rice and beans All very tasty, enjoyed the flavors very much. A lot of food, very reasonable... More 

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Santa Barbara, California
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56 reviews 56 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
30 helpful votes 30 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed September 1, 2014

I've been eating at San Martin's since I was a young girl in the 70's. Not anymore. What once was the best Mexican food in Lompoc is now the worst. It pains me to say that. I use to crave their salsa!! Now, it just makes me sad. The place is run down and they don't seem to care. I... More 

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Spokane Valley, Washington
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100 reviews 100 reviews
43 restaurant reviews
35 helpful votes 35 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed August 31, 2014

The food has become very americanized. Lots of cheese and not much flavor. The building does not appear to be updated since I went there last in the 70's.

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Oklahoma City, Oklahoma
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9 reviews 9 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
7 helpful votes 7 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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Top Contributor
67 reviews 67 reviews
51 restaurant reviews
40 helpful votes 40 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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35 reviews 35 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
34 helpful votes 34 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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199 reviews 199 reviews
145 restaurant reviews
131 helpful votes 131 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
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
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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20 reviews 20 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
21 helpful votes 21 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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Address: 112 N A St, Lompoc, CA 93436-7004
Phone Number: 805-736-4104
Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Lompoc
Cuisine: Mexican

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