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Tia Babe's

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125 S 10th St, Santa Paula, CA 93060-3701
+1 805-525-5441
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
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Sun 11:00 am - 8:00 pm
Tue - Thu 11:00 am - 8:00 pm
Fri - Sat 11:00 am - 9:00 pm
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Santa Paula, California, United States
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6 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 22, 2016

Food is good, little noisey when lots of people there. The staff and owner are nice and personable. Clean place to go for lunch or dinner.

Thank Rebecca C
Santa Paula, California
Level Contributor
3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 2, 2016

Long wait time in bad area of town food is ok try the chili Reno it's great not to expensive good service .

Thank brickey5
Santa Paula, California
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29 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 13, 2016

Tia Babes just has not made the jump (or effort) to step it up to good or excellent. So many Mexican restaurants in Santa Paula to choose from; most are better

Thank Juhree
Moab, Utah
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7 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed June 8, 2016 via mobile

Just finished a day trip and didn't want to cook, so being a Mexican food junkie we decided to stop, nice and clean, not many people in restaurant but love the style and cleanest. They served salsa and chips as we sat down, now let me tell you being a Mexican food junkie I can tell you before ordering the... More 

Thank Cindi M
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5 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed May 20, 2016

nothing too great..food seemed like it was just thrown on the plate, sauced and cheesed. Food acceptable, prices fair, place clean.

Thank NubB
Lake Bluff, Il.
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55 reviews
30 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 94 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed March 15, 2016

Nice, comfortable space with fairly attentive service (though the asked-for Ranch dressing was never brought). The food varies from bland (cheese enchiladas) to a bit over-the-top pepper spice (the salsa served initially with our chips). None of the food was what we would describe as memorable (nor was it awful), save for the unusual presence of perfectly fried Tater Tots... More 

Thank ThriftyPosh
Los Angeles, California
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165 reviews
116 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 163 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 18, 2015

The food here is excellent. As a vegetarian I just get a drink here but all friends love the beans here because they put bacon in the refried beans (their secret).

Thank OneOrchidLover
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75 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 39 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 1, 2015

I have been here three times and keep swearing I will never return. I should follow my own advice! taco stand food in a nice huge restaurant at taco stand prices. It's nothing special and the wait staff is incompetent. The place is beautiful, but so slow, they have actually had to resort to putting out a sign saying, "Yes!... More 

Thank Joe G
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1,695 reviews
543 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 946 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed November 15, 2014 via mobile

The old Tia Babe's was a bit of a dive, but the food totally rocked. The new one, not so much. It's big and new and atmospheric, but the food doesn't begin to compare with before.

Thank CarmichaelVentura
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3 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed May 28, 2014 via mobile

You need to eat there corn burritos with secret sause. You'll come back again and again. I've done this for 20 years.

1 Thank Chatasp

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    2.5 of 5 bubbles
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Seating, Takeout, Waitstaff
Open Hours
11:00 am - 8:00 pm
11:00 am - 8:00 pm
11:00 am - 8:00 pm
11:00 am - 8:00 pm
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 125 S 10th St, Santa Paula, CA 93060-3701
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Santa Paula
  • Phone Number: +1 805-525-5441

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