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Sabor Cocina Mexicana

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2200 E Thousand Oaks Blvd, Thousand Oaks, CA 91362-2957
805-497-2457
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11:00 am - 10:00 pm
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Hours:
Sun - Thu 11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Fri - Sat 11:00 am - 11:00 pm
Good for:
Romance
Large groups
Outdoor seating
Special occasions
Entertaining clients

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Visitor rating
  • 37
    Excellent
  • 19
    Very good
  • 8
    Average
  • 4
    Poor
  • 0
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 stars
Great Margaritas!

LOVE coming here whether for dinner or just drinks! Great food and even better Margaritas! The antojitos are the best! Food is flavorful without being super spicy! Love sitting outside on their patio. Wonderful way to end a day!

4 of 5 starsReviewed March 17, 2015
Laurie E
Good for:
  • Romance
  • Large groups
  • Outdoor seating
  • Special occasions
  • Entertaining clients
  • Breakfast/Brunch
  • Lunch
  • Reservations
  • Late Night
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68 Reviews from our TripAdvisor Community

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English first
Senior Reviewer
8 reviews 8 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 17, 2015

LOVE coming here whether for dinner or just drinks! Great food and even better Margaritas! The antojitos are the best! Food is flavorful without being super spicy! Love sitting outside on their patio. Wonderful way to end a day!

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Port Hueneme, California
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15 reviews 15 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 17, 2015

Not your usual Mexican cuisine! Healthier, artfully presented, Sabor's menu is gives you a rounded choice of meat, fish, vegan dishes that are so delicious! You've got your tacos, burritos, enchiladas, and plates sans the greasy goo. Don't forget the margaritas! Wow, what a selection they have--makes it a hard choice. Very friendly staff. We have a toddler with us... More 

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Whitefish, Montana
Top Contributor
112 reviews 112 reviews
84 restaurant reviews
157 helpful votes 157 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 2, 2015

Tasted 3 meals here as the family shared with me and I could actually review more than one dish. The much anticipated fish tacos were the biggest disappointment. Very bland using the cod. They might want to switch to the mahi mahi. The chile rellano with seafood was decent but not good enough to justify the price. The simple chicken... More 

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Thousand Oaks, California
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11 reviews 11 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 18, 2015

Love this place. It's not just a taco on a plate. It's fish tacos, with sides, and drizzle of sauce around the plate. Everything is plated so beautifully. And the food tastes fantastic. My favorite is to eat outside on the patio on a beautiful sunny day. Great atmosphere, great service, and great food. Who can ask for more?

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Camarillo, California
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5 reviews 5 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 21, 2015

There were 3 of us for dinner before the theater. None of us had been here and all loved the food, service, ambience and price of the food. Each of us will definitely return. BTW wine prices were reasonable and portions generous.

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Thousand Oaks
2 reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 9, 2015

We were at the Lakes Mall shopping during the holidays and decided to stop at Sabor for a Margarita and a light lunch. The Margarita's are huge and VERY good. We ordered the chicken taquitos and a side of guacamole, both of which were very good. We were sitting in the bar area and the service was very good. We... More 

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Thousand Oaks, California
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4 reviews 4 reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 9, 2015

High End quality and innovative food. Amazing margaritas too. This family owned restaurant shows all the heart and soul the owners put into this beautiful place on a day to day basis. It is a MUST when you are in Thousand Oaks.

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Thousand Oaks, California
Top Contributor
102 reviews 102 reviews
53 restaurant reviews
72 helpful votes 72 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 6, 2015

Finally dined at Sabor Cocina last night on a whim with husband and son -- New Year's Eve. Nice selection of atypical entrees -- definitely not your average Mexican restaurant. High end, Top Chef creativity with beautiful presentation is the theme here. The tortillas are made in house -- husband saw them making them in the back -- and they... More 

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LA
Senior Contributor
43 reviews 43 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 18, 2014

Last summer went for first time....Décor is exceptional. Nice hot day but we opted to sit inside to enjoy décor. Service was average...room was warm...food VERY OVERPRICED for portions! We left unsatisfied and hungeyr and went to Starbucks after...

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California
Senior Contributor
46 reviews 46 reviews
39 restaurant reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed November 20, 2014

Having stumbled into this place because there wasn't a waiting list, should have been a warning. The Tacos Dorado isn't a fish Taco, but a chicken taco in hard blue shell with fresh cheese. The tacos were average size but the accompanying Rice and beans were in very small portions. The rice was bland and the beans were pureed. The... More 

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 2200 E Thousand Oaks Blvd, Thousand Oaks, CA 91362-2957
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Thousand Oaks
  • Phone Number: 805-497-2457

Price and Cuisine

  • Average Prices: USD 1 - 30
  • Cuisine: Mexican

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Good for: Romance, Large groups, Outdoor seating, Special occasions, Entertaining clients
Open Hours
Sunday
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Monday
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Tuesday
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Wednesday
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Thursday
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Friday
11:00 am - 11:00 pm
Saturday
11:00 am - 11:00 pm

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