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Rudy's Restaurant

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234 E Highway 246, Ste 110, Buellton, CA 93427-9656
805-686-5268
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8:00 am - 9:00 pm
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Sun - Sat 8:00 am - 9:00 pm
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Pismo Beach, California
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48 reviews
40 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

Since we had training at the close-by Marriott, we decided to come to Rudy's since it is one of my colleague's favorite Mexican place. And I can see why. First, they have a salsa bar with tons of different house made salsas. Such a nice variety to try. I had a burrito with pork al pastor. It was very tasty... More 

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Thank Knabebug
Buellton, California
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14 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

My favorite quick (not fast food) Mexican, for take out or eat it. Great salsa bar to spice up your dishes too. Always fresh and good quality food. My favorite dish is the Santa Barbara salad...

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Thank Robin S
Paso Robles Wine Region, California
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15 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We ate dinner on a Saturday evening at 6 pm. There were 4 adults. It was busy both for eating in and for the take-out service. Orders are placed at the counter and paid for then your food is brought to you. We ordered Tacos and enchiladas. There servings were ample. My plate of chicken enchiladas was luke-warm. My daughter,... More 

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Buellton, California
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25 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 23, 2016

Best and most wholesome Mexican food in the Valley. Always fresh and generous helpings. Room to sit and enjoy or take out. Love this place.

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Thank Shirlsgarden
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102 reviews
54 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 16, 2016 via mobile

For a fast-casual Mexican restaurant, the food and service was outstanding. The chicken enchiladas were made from scratch while waiting; super fresh and tasty. Friendly staff that kept checking on you; very good and unusual for this type restaurant. Great salsas too.

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Thank Mike m
Santa Clarita, California
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185 reviews
95 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 62 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 5, 2016

One of the best "Authentic" Mexican Restaurants I've visited. And, the prices are very reasonable, but it's the food that's really good. Easy access from Highway 101, and a good place to get a Gas fill-up is in the same Shopping Center. Highly recommend Rudy's.

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Thank Kent S
Los Alamos, California
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5 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 15, 2016

If you have time to wait and don't expect good service, it's a good place to eat. If you're in a hurry or with people who are impatient, go somewhere else. Food doesn't come out in an organized fashion - like the whole table won't be served at the same time - and the staff isn't very friendly or helpful... More 

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Thank Alicia W
Fort Worth, Texas
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18 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed February 27, 2016 via mobile

Small place so prepare to take out or wait for a table and we were not there at peak time. Have to order at a counter so if you don't review menu early that's a timely process. Chips are served at table but small salsa bar you get yourself. Had quesedilla and quality was fine the guacamole is good but... More 

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Thank Teresa N
San Diego, California
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36 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 22, 2015 via mobile

My husband and I arrived in Buellton around noon and wanted to spend the remainder of the day in the Santa Ynez Wine country but needed to eat lunch before that. We were pleased to find Rudy's which allowed us to order and pay at the counter so we were free to leave as soon as we finished eating. We... More 

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Solvang, California
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57 reviews
31 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 25 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 1, 2015

My wife and I go to Rudy's all the time for lunch and dinner. Great place. We have always found the food excellent and very consistent. The only drawback that we can take issue with is the service of food. The restaurant is not a sit down get waited on type of restaurant. What I mean by service is that... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    Service
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    3.5 of 5 stars
Cuisine
Mexican
Meals
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Families with children
Open Hours
Sunday
8:00 am - 9:00 pm
Monday
8:00 am - 9:00 pm
Tuesday
8:00 am - 9:00 pm
Wednesday
8:00 am - 9:00 pm
Thursday
8:00 am - 9:00 pm
Friday
8:00 am - 9:00 pm
Saturday
8:00 am - 9:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 234 E Highway 246, Ste 110, Buellton, CA 93427-9656
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Buellton
  • Phone Number: 805-686-5268

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