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Los Arroyos Mexican Restaurant

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14 W Figueroa St, Santa Barbara, CA 93101-3104
805-962-5541
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11:00 am - 9:00 pm
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Hours:
Sun 9:00 am - 9:00 pm
Mon - Thu 11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Fri 11:00 am - 9:30 pm
Sat 9:00 am - 9:30 pm
Good for:
Families with children
Local cuisine
Outdoor seating

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Visitor rating
  • 63
    Excellent
  • 38
    Very good
  • 9
    Average
  • 5
    Poor
  • 2
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
So good, I had to re-order and overeat

Steak Burrito Mojado, Crab Enchilada, Tacos del Mar were all excellent. Staff was very busy but still very friendly. My world-wide favourite.

5 of 5 starsReviewed March 28, 2015
emir_taner
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London, United Kingdom
Good for:
  • Families with children
  • Local cuisine
  • Outdoor seating
  • Lunch
  • Dinner
  • Reservations
  • Takeout
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117 Reviews from our TripAdvisor Community

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London, United Kingdom
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17 reviews 17 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 28, 2015 NEW

Steak Burrito Mojado, Crab Enchilada, Tacos del Mar were all excellent. Staff was very busy but still very friendly. My world-wide favourite.

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Vilnius, Lithuania
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45 reviews 45 reviews
28 restaurant reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 16, 2015

We discovered this great little restaurant while strolling around Santa Barbara. Their food is soooo delicious! Their staff is very friendly and helpful. Servings are large. The first evening we each ordered an entree... but the second night we split an entree and it was more than enough! The staff treated us to freshly baked corn bread:) We highly recommend... More 

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San Diego, CA
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16 reviews 16 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 15, 2015

Popular place! Excellent food! The filet protein burrito was exceptional. Also the guac is fantastic. Worth the 20 min wait. Great meal and will go back soon

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santa barbara, california
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50 reviews 50 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
34 helpful votes 34 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 26, 2015

This is the place to eat in Montecito if you want very good Mexican food in a very cheerful, casual environment.. you don't have to get dressed up.. you can just drop in! The food is always good, and doesn't leave you with that "overstuffed .. I should never have eaten that!" feeling you sometimes get from Mexican food...The service... More 

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Winnipeg, Manitoba, Canada
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26 reviews 26 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 11, 2015

We went here on taco Tuesday and really enjoyed their tacos. They were on sale for only$1.50 each, and we ate lots as they were so delicious! We had the carnitas and the chicken tacos. All very delicious, and they had a girl there making the tortilla shells by hand so the were hot and very fresh.

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Germantown, Maryland
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44 reviews 44 reviews
27 restaurant reviews
32 helpful votes 32 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed February 6, 2015

Good solid Mexican food. But, not any better (or different) from the good Mexican food I have had on the East Coast. I did enjoy the live music outside.

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california
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151 reviews 151 reviews
111 restaurant reviews
51 helpful votes 51 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 2, 2015

seafood enchiladas were off the chart. the salsa bar was terrific. food was so fresh and chock full of vegetables. it could become an addiction, for sure. very clean.

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Senior Reviewer
6 reviews 6 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 24, 2015 via mobile

This is one of my guilty pleasures...whenever I have a craving for some good Mexican food I come here and get the chicken chimichanga burrito...omg it is soooo good, maybe not the healthiest but delicious! Another thing I appreciate is they're always consistent.

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Long Beach, CA
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58 reviews 58 reviews
40 restaurant reviews
23 helpful votes 23 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed December 15, 2014

The quality of the food was rather good. There were six of us and everyone ordered a different item. I would say that the food was acceptable. Two of us ordered carne asada tacos. They came in a tortilla with nothing else but the meat. For the six of us there was one small bowl of taco chips. When we... More 

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11 reviews 11 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 2, 2014

Santa Barbara was one of our ports on a recent Cruise from San Pedro. We were craving Mexican food even though we were going to be in Mexico the next day! We did a Trip Advisor and saw the great reviews and decided to give it a try. They have a great Salsa bar where can choose between a lot... More 

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 14 W Figueroa St, Santa Barbara, CA 93101-3104
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Santa Barbara
  • Phone Number: 805-962-5541

Price and Cuisine

  • Average Prices: USD 0 - 20
  • Cuisine: Mexican

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Good for: Families with children, Local cuisine, Outdoor seating
Open Hours
Sunday
9:00 am - 9:00 pm
Monday
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Tuesday
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Wednesday
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Thursday
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Friday
11:00 am - 9:30 pm
Saturday
9:00 am - 9:30 pm

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