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“good and very nice staff” 4 of 5 stars
Review of Romantiezer

Romantiezer
701 Chapala St, Santa Barbara, CA 93101-3313
805-730-1612
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Ranked #190 of 409 Restaurants in Santa Barbara
Cuisines: Mexican
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Santa Barbara, California
Senior Contributor
33 reviews 33 reviews
26 restaurant reviews
Reviews in 5 cities Reviews in 5 cities
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
“good and very nice staff”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 28, 2013

the food is good and the staff is always GREAT. it's fresh and made to order. I love the chips with mole (complementary) with food order

Visited December 2012
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  • English first
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English first
Kaneohe, Hawaii, USA
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213 reviews 213 reviews
163 restaurant reviews
Reviews in 26 cities Reviews in 26 cities
38 helpful votes 38 helpful votes
“Best Mexican food”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 17, 2013

If you are looking for a quick Mexican meal this is the place. I've been to La Superica but this place is better, Love their Chicken fajitas, Soooo good, One of the few place thats open on the Thursday - Saturday till 2 AM, Call in your order so you don't have to wait. They have a walk up window facing Chapala St.

  • Visited February 2013
    • 5 of 5 stars Value
    • 4 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 4 of 5 stars Service
    • 5 of 5 stars Food
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8 reviews 8 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
Reviews in 6 cities Reviews in 6 cities
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
“Best Mexican in/near State Street Shopping”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 20, 2013 via mobile

Mexican is my favorite food and I am always searching for good places to eat. Looked this place up on yelp and it got good ratings. So it also deserves a good rating here. Best mole I've ever had hands down!! So good I bought some to take home. I had the Ole Mole Burroto and it was spectacular! My group also had nachos and asada which were great as well. But don't expect a 5 star here. This is a "hole in the wall" type restaurant and as far as these types of Restaraunts go, it's a 5 star! I will eat here again next time I'm in SB.

    • 5 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
    • 5 of 5 stars Food
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10 restaurant reviews
Reviews in 31 cities Reviews in 31 cities
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“Best mole poblano I've had outside of Mexico”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 14, 2012

I lived for a while in Mexico many years ago, including in Puebla, the home
of mole poblano.

I haven't had much luck over the years finding decent versions in the US,
especially on the East Coast. (I don't have an abuelita at home to gather all
the ingredients and spend the time needed to make it properly.)

The enchiladas with mole at Romanti-Ezer were simply wonderful. Many
complex undertones, with significant but not overpowering chocolate and chile
elements. (The cheese in the enchiladas was authentic tasting too--not
the stringy oily glop you commonly get at tex-mex joints.)

If you are near Santa Barbara, make sure to come here. Don't be put off
by its unprepossessing appearance. I wish I had had more time to sample
the rest of their menu.

  • Visited September 2012
    • 5 of 5 stars Value
    • 3 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 4 of 5 stars Service
    • 5 of 5 stars Food
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Reviews in 3 cities Reviews in 3 cities
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
“Best Mexican food I've ever eaten!”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 15, 2012

Have lived in California my whole life and have eaten at a million Mexican food restaurants up and down the state. This place has the best, hands down, Mexican Food I have ever eaten! Everything we had was great! Recommend the Ole Mole Burrito and the fresh grilled tacos. Wow! The outside doesn't look like much but, the food is incredible!

    • 5 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
    • 5 of 5 stars Food
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