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Rudy's Mexican Restaurant

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811 State St, Santa Barbara, CA 93101-3246
+1 805-564-8677
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  • Excellent48%
  • Very good32%
  • Average7%
  • Poor10%
  • Terrible3%
Aug 2, 2017
“actually ate at 3612 1/2 state road branch”
Jul 3, 2017
“Oh My Gosh!!!”
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6:30 AM - 11:00 PMAll hours
Mexican, Latin
811 State St, Santa Barbara, CA 93101-3246
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Reviewed August 2, 2017

staff couldnt be more helpful to Brits ignorant of what was what and even helped us with the change. Portions were great, i had the burrito and my wife had the enchiladas verde, both really tasty, quick service and felt full at the end. Go...More

Thank cjajensenmk3
Reviewed July 3, 2017

My new favorite taco of all time! Prior to this was the taco from Tee Pee in Phoenix, AZ. Amazing balance of flavor and texture. I am in my 60's and being a So Cal native, I have consumed a few tacos. I have also...More

Thank Desertrose56
Reviewed June 27, 2017 via mobile

This is a simple local Mexican restaurant that does what it does well. It is really busy and that says it all. The fish is grilled and it is great. No negatives. Do not expect high end atmosphere or prices!!

Thank Irsihpete
Reviewed January 28, 2017

the paseo mall location is not there anymore, the upper state street location food is hit or miss, sometime you get your avocado on your taco sometimes not, and the help is really rude and insulting. don't like the shreaded meat in the taco.

Thank hearthis09
Reviewed December 28, 2016

We needed a quick bite on our way down to LA, and stopped in SB for Mexican food. We got a random suggestion to try Rudys from a local. Ugh. We got carne asada tacos and a burrito. $19 for tasteless, bland food. The tortilla...More

Thank traceorama
Reviewed July 25, 2016

I have been eating at Rudy's for thirty years at least, and look forward to every time. Not much decor to ruin the eating experience. Wow, I'm hungry and Rudy's is only a mile...

Thank skip2go
Reviewed July 9, 2016 via mobile

Do you want something that is Santa Barbara? Try Rudys! This establishment has been located off of Bath street since I was a kid in the 80s. For me I always get the chili relleno, chicken tacos or chimichanga. Don't get your hopes up on...More

Thank scotticus77
Reviewed June 27, 2016

I love, love, love this place! It's family-owned and the food is delicious! The service is okay (you go up to the counter and order, then they bring it to your table). But, oh my! The food is awesome, especially my favorite, the cheese enchilada....More

Thank Beaglesm0m
Reviewed May 24, 2016

Rudy's is really starting to step their game up. It started to slide a bit, but with the renovation and upgrades, I gave it another chance. I was impressed with the food, the service, and the location. I will be back.

Thank HBWilliams
Reviewed June 24, 2015

A Friend Took to Me To Rudy's and I was Very Impressed. Service Excellent, Food Excellent, Lots of Chips and Salsa. Very Generous Portion Sizes. Great For Friends, Families, Social, a Nice Date Night Out. Food is Very Very Good, Great, Delicious. I Will be...More

Thank mrfoxycat
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
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Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating
Good for
Families with children
Open Hours
11:00 AM - 11:00 PM
6:30 AM - 11:00 PM
6:30 AM - 11:00 PM
6:30 AM - 11:00 PM
6:30 AM - 11:00 PM
6:30 AM - 1:00 AM
7:00 AM - 1:00 AM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 811 State St, Santa Barbara, CA 93101-3246
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Santa Barbara
  • Phone Number: +1 805-564-8677
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