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All 454 Santa Barbara Restaurants

La Super-Rica Taqueria

622 N Milpas St, Santa Barbara, CA 93103-3032
805-963-4940
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Ranked #34 of 454 Restaurants in Santa Barbara
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Price range: $1 - $20
Hours:
Thu - Tue 11:00 am - 9:30 pm
Cuisines: Mexican
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Good for: Families with children, Local cuisine, Dining on a budget
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, Takeout
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Riverbank, California
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31 reviews 31 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 24, 2015 NEW

Although still very popular and food made with fresh ingredients it seemed lacking some of its former spark. It has been about 5 years since last there and I remember having a great meal. This time it only seemed average.

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New York City, New York
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21 reviews 21 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 1, 2015

I've read a ton of reviews about this place. Some saying its completely overrated, some saying it blew them away and was the best taco on the planet. I have one stance, and my fiance has the latter. I guess I was being naive, but with all of the Julia Childs praise, I didn't expect a dirty taco stand on... More 

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San Luis Obispo, California
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162 reviews 162 reviews
124 restaurant reviews
55 helpful votes 55 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 1, 2015 via mobile

A must lunch stop on the way to Los Angeles. One of the most unique Mexican food menus we've ever come across. Everything is listed on a board beside the order window and as you order you watch a women make hand made tortillas and cook them right in front of you. Talk about a fresh taco!!! The prices are... More 

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Pacific Grove, California
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44 reviews 44 reviews
28 restaurant reviews
53 helpful votes 53 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 1, 2015

decent food at a good price but I don't know that I would stand in line again. I figured I would give this popular taco stand a try. Not disappointed, but maybe not worth the wait. I don't typically do taco stands, but found this one to be clean and the service was friendly. Good was authentic and tasty.

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Los Angeles, California
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30 reviews 30 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 31, 2014

We stop here every time we pass through Santa Barbara. We are vegetarians and love so many of the Super Rica dishes--mushrooms, nopales, green beans, rellenos. Last time we visited, we waited an hour in line, and it was worth it. Send one or two of your party to thrift shop next door while you wait. Great horchata too.

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Mesa, Arizona
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204 reviews 204 reviews
141 restaurant reviews
101 helpful votes 101 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 26, 2014

We ate here last year and it wasn't very good but we were craving some spicy food and I was hoping for the relleno that I didn't get last year. We got here on a Wednesday and the ladies were making the tamales and tortillas and it was CLOSED. I put my face against the window but no one was... More 

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Los Angeles, California
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51 reviews 51 reviews
32 restaurant reviews
28 helpful votes 28 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 21, 2014

We stopped here enroute to Morro Bay. The lines weren't long, and the wait was ok This place is cash only- something of importance tome, as I usually dont carry much cash with me.

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Los Angeles, California
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92 reviews 92 reviews
28 restaurant reviews
75 helpful votes 75 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 21, 2014

Super Rica offers the freshest, most delicious Mexican fare on the planet. What more needs to be said? Go and enjoy!!!

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San Francisco, California
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14 reviews 14 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 19, 2014 via mobile

First went there in the 80's and its still great. Try the chorizo and cheese dish. Unbelievable. Tacos are wonderful. Mexican street food at its best. Good food period.

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Eugene, Oregon
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110 reviews 110 reviews
50 restaurant reviews
33 helpful votes 33 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 12, 2014

We always have lunch here when visiting and there is always a line.sometimes a long line. But it is worth the wait great food, good prices. a Santa Barbara institution

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Additional Information about La Super-Rica Taqueria

Address: 622 N Milpas St, Santa Barbara, CA 93103-3032
Phone Number: 805-963-4940
Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Santa Barbara
Open Hours:
Sunday 11:00 am - 9:30 pm
Monday 11:00 am - 9:30 pm
Tuesday 11:00 am - 9:30 pm
Thursday 11:00 am - 9:30 pm
Friday 11:00 am - 9:30 pm
Saturday 11:00 am - 9:30 pm
Average Prices: USD 1 - 20
Cuisine: Mexican

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