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Rudy's Mexican Restaurant

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305 W Montecito St, Santa Barbara, CA 93101-5729
+1 805-899-3152
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  • Excellent36%
  • Very good49%
  • Average11%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible3%
Travelers talk about
“burrito” (14 reviews)
“tacos” (10 reviews)
“black beans” (2 reviews)
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11:00 am - 10:00 pmAll hours
305 W Montecito St, Santa Barbara, CA 93101-5729
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21 - 30 of 84 reviews

Reviewed April 2, 2016

Order your food at the counter, then choose your table. Food is fresh, but the shredded chicken on my order of sopes was tough. Depending on how you see it, the shredded cheese sitting as one of the bottom layers could be removed easily as...More

Thank Magdalena H
Reviewed March 4, 2016

Good food but they have to work with the customer services and keeping the restaurant clean. It took a while to get our food order finally completed. Variety of choices and local beer.Average within the average.

Thank Love2travel2222
Reviewed February 17, 2016

This very casual mexican restaurant was delicious & they give you a HUGE amount of food for a decent price. You order at the counter & can either take out or eat in the dining area, which is nothing special, but is adequate. I would...More

Thank Lindsey K
Reviewed February 4, 2016 via mobile

3 cheers for Rudys. Order the wet burrito! Grab the free salsa bar goodies, get some warm chips and a corona w/lemon or limon and you're set. Some of the best in town, and certainly best priced. It's all good here so don't hesitate. Whatever...More

Thank oldfresno
Reviewed February 3, 2016 via mobile

Quick, excellent service. Ordered to go over the phone. Only down fall was I couldn't find a menu online but, otherwise great! Huge portion of tasty food.

Thank Katlyn C
Reviewed January 26, 2016 via mobile

I really like the food. The enchilada sauce and refried beans taste like what I grew up with. The atmosphere is horrible but it is fairly priced and good.

Thank Belterish
Reviewed January 17, 2016

Great low-cost Mexican food. Food prepared quickly after we ordered. Big portions. Good for take-out. The dining area was very spartan: just tables & chairs. Within walking distance of many hotels. Open late. Went there twice, and would go back again.

Thank davidfY1022BD
Reviewed December 23, 2015

Oh my! This restaurant is one of my top ten restaurants and that is saying a lot- as we dine at a wide array of restaurants! Truly, Rudy! For a fast casual restaurant, it offers top quality food in gigantic proportions. The food is prepared...More

Thank M2922DHkarenh
Reviewed October 7, 2015

Cheap average Mexican food, only a block from the mason inn and handy when we arrived later in the evening as they were still open. Order at the counter, and pay then get your food. The service was quick but most of the drinks weren't...More

Thank Lucy L
Reviewed August 26, 2015 via mobile

My friends were eating breakfast burritos every morning before we went out on the water for yacht racing. I tasted one once and was hooked. Finished my week in Santa Barbara with s chorizo breakfast burrito. Watch out though because they're huge!

Thank CVP626
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Kids, Families with children
Open Hours
11:00 am - 11:00 pm
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
11:00 am - 11:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 305 W Montecito St, Santa Barbara, CA 93101-5729
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Santa Barbara
  • Phone Number: +1 805-899-3152
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