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La Picosita

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923 N Broadway, Santa Maria, CA 93454-3131
+1 805-347-3333
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Clovis, California
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32 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed November 15, 2016

This is an EXCELLENT place for Tacos and Caldo. The spices and seasonings are so delicious and make you want more! The only thing that would have improved the experience was if the tables were cleaned a little faster. Some of the items on the menu seemed a little pricey to me. The tacos and Caldo (Soup) were good values.

Thank dinanorwood
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25 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
Reviewed August 22, 2016

Definitely a whole in the wall type of place!! As soon as my parents and I walked in on a late Saturday night, we weren't sure if we should stay or not. It didn't look very welcoming but once you order the people and food was delicious! This is nothing fancy. No waiter service. Small tables. Very loud. You have... More 

Thank Kaylin O
Portland, Oregon
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75 reviews
62 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
Reviewed April 18, 2016

a locals spot fore just fine food. small busy with workers and families. order at the counter and find a table and enjoy: the burrito was very good but taco dished great !

Thank wjj3
Santa Maria, California
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76 reviews
52 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 25 helpful votes
Reviewed February 22, 2016

Totally love La Picosita, and so do my friends and family. They're open until like 2 in the morning, maybe even 3 (can't remember.) Only serve tacos after midnight though, which are so good. Nothing fancy to eat indoors. Not much of a sit down place but can eat there. Chips and salsa not served with meal. More of a... More 

Thank pony_girl86
Cheyenne, Wyoming
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151 reviews
99 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 84 helpful votes
Reviewed March 15, 2015

For an early lunch, we share a burrito with sides of refried beans and rice. We always use the rice as a benchmark since so many places produce tasteless rice. The rice as Picosita was very good, the refried beans good, and the burrito was very tasty. I will probably remember to dine at Picosita again when I am in... More 

Thank daSVGrouch
Laguna Niguel, California
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26 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
Reviewed April 11, 2014

Very good Mexican food. Incredible Salsa. Went with family of 4 and everyone loved their meal. I had a chicken burrito and it was huge and one of the best I ever had. $24 for a family of 4 with no drinks , so I don't rank it as a one $ restaurant, but still very good food. Not fine... More 

1 Thank ricoswave
Arroyo Grande, California
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187 reviews
136 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 67 helpful votes
Reviewed December 4, 2011

Looking for good Mexican food in a town that has plenty to offer can be a challenge. On a weekend trip with the in-laws, we decided to try La Picosita. It's a bit hard to find, since it's the end of a building and really doesn't face Broadway. Plenty of on-street parking. Upon entering the building you will find a... More 

1 Thank Barisarius
san luis obispo
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36 reviews
31 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
Reviewed November 27, 2011

Great tacos, good value, friendly staff. Try this place for lunch and you won't be disappointed.

Thank u-roy

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Restaurant Details

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  • Address: 923 N Broadway, Santa Maria, CA 93454-3131
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Santa Maria
  • Phone Number: +1 805-347-3333

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