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El Sitio

138 S Salinas St, Santa Barbara, CA 93103-2866
+1 805-963-0171
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  • Excellent63%
  • Very good31%
  • Average6%
  • Poor0%
  • Terrible0%
Oct 2, 2018
“Classic and consistent food that hits the spot.”
Aug 2, 2016
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Mexican, Latin, Spanish
138 S Salinas St, Santa Barbara, CA 93103-2866
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Reviewed October 2, 2018

Delicious and very filling. Burritos are huge and tacos are rich and delicious. Very consistent and authentic. Not exactly health food, so probably won't work for a vegetarian or a vegan.

Thank SBTraveler123
Reviewed August 2, 2016

Huge burritos enough for 2 people. The nachos were great. This is the place to eat when in central Santa Barbara.

Thank Elrondog
Reviewed June 13, 2016 via mobile

You wouldn't believe looking outside but food here is really good. Prices are also more than reasonable.

Thank Miska J
Reviewed May 20, 2016 via mobile

Three couples pulled of the highway, for lunch and a pit stop. At first look, we were still unsure, but the menu on the wall and some comments from other customers convinced us they had excellent food. Some of us being vegetarian, we had the...More

Thank Groupartec
Reviewed May 16, 2016

We eat lunch there and it is terrific. Food is authentic, mainly Mexican workers for lunch, and a bit short of seating. All in all, well worth it!

Thank David M
Reviewed May 12, 2016

The construction trucks and porsches share the parking lot of this fine little Mexican place. Some eat in, most take out. Good lunch.

Thank Oski80
Reviewed September 24, 2015

I was lucky to find a place with quick service and very delicious Mexican food. I got the tacos, which were plenty grande, and tasty. There is a simple salsa bar, but the verde salsa rocked in a major way. I also had Jaimaca which...More

Thank mojorayjones
Reviewed April 20, 2015

The food is out of this world great atmosphere ,music ,view the price is right for great food. So enjoy and have a great time.

Thank Bobby370
Reviewed February 19, 2015

Great food. When you see locals coming in for take out you know it is good! Not fancy but a great experience.

Thank Bruce K
Reviewed March 28, 2014 via mobile

I don't live in SoCal but anytime I'm anywhere close to here. I ALWAYS get the Carnitas Tortas. The greatest thing on the planet. One time I ate here three times in one day. Yes. Three. So freakin good.

2  Thank Jordan W
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
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  • Value
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating
Good for
Families with children
Open Hours
8:00 AM - 8:00 PM
8:00 AM - 8:00 PM
8:00 AM - 8:00 PM
8:00 AM - 8:00 PM
8:00 AM - 8:00 PM
8:00 AM - 8:00 PM
8:00 AM - 8:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 138 S Salinas St, Santa Barbara, CA 93103-2866
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Santa Barbara
  • Phone Number: +1 805-963-0171
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