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125 S 10th St, Santa Paula, CA 93060
805-525-5441
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Ranked #19 of 44 Restaurants in Santa Paula
Hours:
Sun 11:00 am - 8:00 pm
Tue - Thu 11:00 am - 8:00 pm
Fri - Sat 11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Cuisines: Mexican
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  • English first
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English first
California
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1,536 reviews 1,536 reviews
470 restaurant reviews
389 helpful votes 389 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 15, 2014

The old Tia Babe's was a bit of a dive, but the food totally rocked. The new one, not so much. It's big and new and atmospheric, but the food doesn't begin to compare with before.

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3 reviews 3 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 28, 2014

You need to eat there corn burritos with secret sause. You'll come back again and again. I've done this for 20 years.

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California
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7 reviews 7 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 5, 2014

Liked all of it. The salsa is good but it's a little on the hot side for most people. I had the enchilada special with a salad on the side, with a glass of ice tea. The service was very good and served promptly. She kept my tea topped off and the salsa dish filled, along with the chip dish.... More 

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Ventura, California
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8 reviews 8 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed September 3, 2013

The old location of Tia Babe's had a restaurant that served great Mexican food at good prices. The new location of Tia Babe's not so much.

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Santa Paula, California
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12 reviews 12 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed September 1, 2013

The food is horrible, no spice, no flavor! No choice for a spicier salsa, it's a shame, the beautiful building, one would hope for more! It did taste like it was old and had been microwaved. Never will go again, wonder why the parking lot is so empty? Tia Babes was good as a "to go place" before she built... More 

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2 of 5 stars Reviewed July 2, 2013 via mobile

We went with family and everything tasted old and rancid!!! Never going there again. Service was slow not the same as the old Tia Babe's

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Senior Contributor
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22 restaurant reviews
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed June 2, 2013

I asked the waiter about the carnitas, and he said they were outstanding. So I ordered them. When the server set the food in front of me, the smell was that of pork that had been stored in a refrigerator for a couple of weeks and then microwaved. And it tasted worse. Terrible understates the case. My friends ordered Carne... More 

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Santa Paula, California
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34 reviews 34 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 11, 2013

The food was average, the presentation was okay...service was a bit slow. Servers are very friendly...

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So Cal
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16 reviews 16 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed June 2, 2012

A group of us went to this place after hearing great things from others. It was nice looking place. The food and service however was very poor. One person in our party had a Carnitas Burrito. The meat tasted old and rancid. It was sent back. The chicken fajitas were tasteless and dry. One person in our party was sick... More 

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Santa Paula, California
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6 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed May 13, 2012

Beautiful Spanish decor building, inexpensive, but quality of food is poor. We've been there once, and no desire to return.

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Additional Information about Tia Babe's

Address: 125 S 10th St, Santa Paula, CA 93060
Phone Number: 805-525-5441
Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Santa Paula
Open Hours:
Sunday 11:00 am - 8:00 pm
Tuesday 11:00 am - 8:00 pm
Wednesday 11:00 am - 8:00 pm
Thursday 11:00 am - 8:00 pm
Friday 11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Saturday 11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Cuisine: Mexican

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