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Los Arroyos Mexican Restaurant

14 W Figueroa St, Santa Barbara, CA 93101-3104
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Ranked #66 of 454 Restaurants in Santa Barbara
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Price range: $0 - $20
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
Cuisines: Mexican
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Good for: Families with children, Local cuisine, Outdoor seating
Dining options: Lunch, Dinner, Takeout
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Long Beach, CA
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53 reviews 53 reviews
36 restaurant reviews
20 helpful votes 20 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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77 reviews 77 reviews
31 restaurant reviews
31 helpful votes 31 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 19, 2014

We ate here for dinner and then lunch the following day. This is truly saying something with the hundreds of delicious places to dine off State St and in Santa Barbara. Family owned, quaint and absolutely the freshest Mexican food around. The Tostada Salad was the best I have ever had, anywhere. Would go again tonight if I was still... More 

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Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 26, 2014

I went to this restaurant with my family on the road trip we did in USA last month. Santa Barbara is a nice quite little town. This restaurant is loacted in city area, only walking distance from the main tourist areas. The food is very mexican, and very nice! I had a fillet wrap or something.Not much senery as we... More 

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Los Angeles, California
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298 reviews 298 reviews
188 restaurant reviews
104 helpful votes 104 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 14, 2014

So my husband and I are very picky when it comes to Mexican food. Only because there are so many options in most places you visit. The salsa bar here is great and you get to really pick what mood you are in. I had the fajitas which were really good with the steak and chicken combo! My husband had... More 

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Santa Barbara
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30 reviews 30 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 29, 2014

We've been going to Los Arroyos since it opened. LOVE the food. Feels like we are eating healthy Mexican food. Very fresh, not all saucy and salty. Tony's Alambres and Mama's Salad are my favorites. The crispy tacos are the best in town. No one makes them like Los Arroyos.

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San Diego, California
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23 reviews 23 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 12, 2014

I am not a fan of Mexican food, but my family is. So I have tried my share. This was the best I have ever had. Fresh, delicious home made tortillas. Every dish was fabulous. If in Santa Barbara, don't miss.

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Vienna, Austria
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51 reviews 51 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
43 helpful votes 43 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 29, 2014

Nice place to go for delicious mexican food. What a difference to the indifferent us burgermania! You order at the front desk, take a seat and minutes later you dig into yummy nachos and delicious burritos. Went there 2 days in a row...

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12 reviews 12 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 7, 2014

The motel clerk where we stayed recommended two Mexican restaurants, he said one was pricey, but worth it ( don't remember the name of that one, but the worth it was his opinion), the other one was Los Arroyos and he said the food was good. The food was better than good! I wanted to go back again, but we... More 

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Oregon, Wisconsin
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22 reviews 22 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
21 helpful votes 21 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 27, 2014

Los Arroyos catered a wedding which we attended in Santa Barbara, and we could not have enjoyed it more. As we were traveling from far away, we contacted the staff ahead of time to be sure that there would be something for our kids to eat, as they have severe food allergies. Aurielle responded to my email immediately, and we... More 

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Additional Information about Los Arroyos Mexican Restaurant

Address: 14 W Figueroa St, Santa Barbara, CA 93101-3104
Phone Number: 805-962-5541
Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Santa Barbara
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
Average Prices: USD 0 - 20
Cuisine: Mexican

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