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Dos Carlitos

3544 Sagunto St, Santa Ynez, CA 93460
805-688-0033
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Ranked #5 of 17 Restaurants in Santa Ynez
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Hours:
Sun - Thu 11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Fri - Sat 11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Cuisines: South American
Good for: Romance, Doing business, Local cuisine, Special occasions, Entertaining clients
Dining options: Dinner, Reservations, Late Night
Restaurant details
Good for: Romance, Doing business, Local cuisine, Special occasions, Entertaining clients
Dining options: Dinner, Reservations, Late Night
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English first
Santa Barbara, CA
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11 reviews 11 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 28, 2014 NEW

Very upscale Mexican food. Innovative, delicious. And one of the few Santa Ynez restaurants that has a full bar. Amazing margaritas!

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Top Contributor
129 reviews 129 reviews
122 restaurant reviews
63 helpful votes 63 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 20, 2014 via mobile

Great ambiance and restaurant with superb food. Service was above average and overall, a wonderful experience. I had the Pozole Pork Soup and highly recommend it. FIVE SPOONS!!

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Morro Bay, California
Top Contributor
55 reviews 55 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
35 helpful votes 35 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 16, 2014

Countless times that we have come here, even though it's about 1 1/2 hours away from home...it's worth it! We stopped here on a trip back home and they never disappoint. Best service, best atmosphere, amazing drinks and food. This time everything came out in plastic ware (thought maybe because of the water situation) and they were quick to inform... More

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San Jose, California
Senior Contributor
36 reviews 36 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 13, 2014

Stopped by after wine tasting. Small little place in Santa Ynez but worth checking out. I ordered fresh halibut ceviche and guacamole. Huge portions of both more than enough for two people. They also have huge selection of tequilas. Since it was cool evening, we sat outside in the patio, so as to avoid the noise environment inside. I will... More

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Santa Ynez, California
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 6, 2014

Great local Mexican restaurant with wonderful margaritas. Within walking distance of the two Inns in town. Good Service too.

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Calgary, Canada
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24 reviews 24 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 4, 2014

We stayed next door at the ForFriends Inn and Dos Carlitos was super convenient and came highly recommended. Service was really quick especially considering it was a Friday night. The portions were large and the food was good.

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Sylmar
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6 reviews 6 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 30, 2014 via mobile

My husband and I spent a weekend in Solvang and ate here the night before we returned home. The food was delicious and the staff was great! I wish we had known of this place sooner, we would have had our dinner there each night of our weekend getaway.

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Santa Ynez, California
Senior Reviewer
9 reviews 9 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 24, 2014

I think Dos Carlitos is what most of restaurants in our area should aspire to be: fun atmosphere, cool interior, good drinks,and decent to great food at very appropriate prices.

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Santa Ynez, California
Senior Contributor
31 reviews 31 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 24, 2014

Great location. It has a very nice patio that is beautiful in the summer evenings. It's always lively but I've never had a long wait. Oh and the deserts are fantastic.

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Senior Contributor
42 reviews 42 reviews
30 restaurant reviews
49 helpful votes 49 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 17, 2014 via mobile

We stopped for a snack. The Margarita was very good and the guacamole was excellent. Service was also great. Cute place in a near little town.

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Additional Information about Dos Carlitos

Address: 3544 Sagunto St, Santa Ynez, CA 93460
Phone Number: 805-688-0033
Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Santa Ynez
Open Hours:
Sunday 11:00 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 - 10:00 pm
Saturday 11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Cuisine: South American

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