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Delgado's Mexican Foods

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4401 Carpinteria Ave, Carpinteria, CA 93013-1809
+1 805-684-4822
7:30 am - 8:30 pm
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Sun 7:30 am - 8:30 pm
Mon - Thu 11:00 am - 8:30 pm
Fri - Sat 11:00 am - 9:00 pm
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Burbank, California
2 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed March 13, 2017

It probably won't kill you but if you have choice I'd take it. Really disappointing. Food poorly made and only fit for a jail. The wait staff were very friendly and kind so they get a 5.

Thank Paul F
Los Angeles, California
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35 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
Reviewed January 17, 2017 via mobile

This is our old favorite stop for comfort food ( anyone born/raised in Cali = Mexican food is comfort food). But, I found a new favorite dish on the menu that I had missed. My new favorite dish: Super Veggie Burrito!... with salsa verde. Black beans and rice mixed with sautéed veggies... zucchini, corn, etc. Fresh & Flavor-Full!

Thank Teri W
Pomona, California, United States
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30 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
Reviewed October 28, 2016

My wife and I were staying at the Best Western down the street and I asked the girl at the front desk to recommend a Mexican restaurant in town, and she recommended Delgado's. We arrived on a Sunday night around 6 pm and the restaurant was about 80% full, mostly couples and families. We both ordered combination plates with a... More 

Thank Jerry P
La Crescenta, California
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53 reviews
30 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
Reviewed October 23, 2016 via mobile

We stopped here for dinner with the kiddos after an afternoon of playing on the beach. Friendly staff and comfortable booths. The food was good, served quickly and hot. There is inside and outside patio dining. Good margarita too. We will definitely eat here again.

Thank Tylersnana55
Sacramento, California
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25 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
Reviewed October 17, 2016

We arrived without reservations on a Friday night... the place was packed -- a good sign. We were seated within 10 minutes. Chips and salsa flowed continously. The salsa was very good and fresh tasting, not too spicy. Family friendly.

Thank Eric M
Sunnyvale, California
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40 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
Reviewed September 20, 2016

We visit Carpinteria every year for three weeks. Our tradition includes first night dinner at Delgados. Their food is very traditional California Mexican with wonderful enchiladas tacos and chili rellenos. No nouveau fresh mex just plain delicious beef (ground or shredded) chicken or cheese enchiladas gooey rellenos and old fashioned crispy tacos. I think there may be a second visit.... More 

Thank PDS591
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16 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed September 5, 2016 via mobile

Excellent find when we were looking for Mexican breakfast...discovered the lunch special menu. Sat outside with a mountain view with my 3 dogs.. Reprosado Margarita was the bomb. Spent the rest of the day on the beach.

Thank Roadtripperpals
Aurora, Colorado, United States
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16 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
Reviewed August 10, 2016 via mobile

We went here on the recommendation of our hotel and were disappointed with the exception of the margarita, which gave me quite a good buzz! The salsa was runny and didn't have much flavor. I got a combination plate and was really excited for the tamale, but was disappointed when it was smothered in a chile verde sauce that was... More 

Thank Hope S
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16 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed July 31, 2016 via mobile

Cute place with an interesting history. Reasonably priced food and the margaritas were pretty good. The cheese enchiladas, black beans, and rice were just average for me. There wasn't any real flavor to the enchilada sauce so I was left a bit underwhelmed. Service was ok but it took forever to order drinks and then another forever to order food.... More 

Thank Nykia B
Central California
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47 reviews
33 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 29 helpful votes
Reviewed July 29, 2016 via mobile

I go here a few times a year when I'm in town because my in-laws like it. I'm from bakersfield, so I'm spoiled by good Mexican food and I'm also familiar with all the different regional variations (the major ones, ok). I think their food is average or just below average for California Mexican restaurants. This isn't an insult, we... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Reservations
Good for
Families with children, Kids, Large groups, Dining on a budget
Open Hours
7:30 am - 8:30 pm
11:00 am - 8:30 pm
11:00 am - 8:30 pm
11:00 am - 8:30 pm
11:00 am - 8:30 pm
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 4401 Carpinteria Ave, Carpinteria, CA 93013-1809
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Carpinteria
  • Phone Number: +1 805-684-4822

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