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Los Arroyos Mexican Restaurant

14 W Figueroa St, Santa Barbara, CA 93101-3104
805-962-5541
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Ranked #49 of 443 Restaurants in Santa Barbara
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Price range: $0 - $20
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
Cuisines: Mexican
Good for: Families with children, Local cuisine, Outdoor seating
Dining options: Lunch, Dinner, Takeout
Restaurant details
Good for: Families with children, Local cuisine, Outdoor seating
Dining options: Lunch, Dinner, Takeout
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English first
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4 reviews 4 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 12, 2014 NEW

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
34 helpful votes 34 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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Payson
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9 reviews 9 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 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
20 helpful votes 20 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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California
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14 restaurant reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 22, 2014

Excellent food, homemade corn tortillas, fresh ingredients. A bit noisy and crowded at lunch. Recommended.

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Bristol, United Kingdom
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3 reviews 3 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 10, 2014 via mobile

After reading the reviews I was looking forward to eating here. However, my food was really bland and not at all tasty or spicy, neither were the 'spicy' sauces. Really disappointing. The service was good though.

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Richmond, Virginia, United States
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17 restaurant reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 24, 2014

From the Margaritas...to the quesadillas.... to the fish tacos, this authentic Mexican restaurant provides a terrific sidewalk experience with a friendly and efficient wait staff.

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Bothell, Washington
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16 restaurant reviews
36 helpful votes 36 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 9, 2014

Los Arroyos is just north of the main shopping area and off State Street. You order at the counter and then find a seat in the next room. There's not a lot of seating available and it's kind of tight to maneuver around. The food is not fancy, but tasty. There's a salsa bar area with some options. It has... More

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Worcester, United Kingdom
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3 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 1, 2014

Visiting from the UK. Was recommended this restaurant whilst looking at the special offers outside another! Went in without booking with my two teenage sons Busy, noisy, a little bit basic and we had to wait (5 mins) for a table. Was full of locals who were mainly Mexican Huge, reasonably priced menu and we all made different choices. Staff... More

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Seattle
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53 restaurant reviews
23 helpful votes 23 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 17, 2014

We enjoyed a meal at the West Figueroa location two years ago and liked the food so much we returned here on this trip. I ordered the fish taco with grilled veggies; very tasty. My husband thought his chicken fajita burrito was excellent, too. As portions are ample, we did not need the chips and delicious guacamole but ate every... More

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