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Familia Diaz

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245 S 10th St, Santa Paula, CA 93060-3703
+1 805-525-2813
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  • Excellent48%
  • Very good30%
  • Average10%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible8%
Travelers talk about
“carnitas” (5 reviews)
“guacamole” (3 reviews)
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245 S 10th St, Santa Paula, CA 93060-3703
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1 - 10 of 46 reviews

Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The wife and I were finally able to make cruise night and were hungry! Saw that Familial Diaz was under new ownership. Now called Chapala's. We took a chance and were not disappointed, we had carnitas and chicken tacos with refried beans. My wife says...More

Thank Mark H
Reviewed May 21, 2017 via mobile

Total make over! Beautiful inside! The menu has some old favorites, but many new wonderful dishes with great traditional flavors brought in by the new owner. Give it a try!

Thank KitSauer
Reviewed December 28, 2016 via mobile

Family dinner at a place that's been around forever, but fairly recently changed ownership when the previous owners retired. Pleased to find that the food and service are as good as before. Wide choice on the menu, and everything was excellent. Tasted fresh and homemade....More

Thank handynana1
Reviewed August 1, 2016 via mobile

I grew up in SP and have always enjoyed going to Familia Diaz. I'm glad that the change in ownership has not led to a change in quality. The food is still delish and the coffee quite good (quality coffee and quality food are equal...More

Thank Mikey B
Reviewed August 1, 2016

I've eaten at Family Diaz a handful of times under previous ownership the food was really good and I enjoyed it . The restraunt changed ownership keeping the same menu although the menu did not change the standards of the new owners is far below...More

Thank brickey5
Reviewed July 14, 2016 via mobile

Was recommended by a friend so thought we'd try it. Staff very friendly but the food was not very good. Skimpy on the meat, I had to eat my taco with a fork as it crumbled. Not going back.

Thank Sharon4554
Reviewed May 25, 2016

My husband and I just ate here last night...for about the 4th time since it's been under new ownership. The food keeps getting better and better. Our server, Carlos, is always very professional, yet friendly. The margaritas are great and served in beautiful glasses. I...More

Thank Mary S
Reviewed May 21, 2016 via mobile

Full bar with a good selection of beers on tap. Four of us had a selection of different items and everyone agreed that the food was good and we would return.

Thank Jim R
Reviewed May 20, 2016

Familia Diaz has been an icon of Santa Paula for many years and has been taken over by new owners this year. So with any change over the regulars hold their breath and see what happens. Last time I was there things seem to be...More

Thank NubB
Reviewed May 16, 2016

We've been going here for several years when the restaurant was owned by the Diaz family. The new owners have brightened the place up but the food remains much the same. Portions were generous and the food was terrific. Service was friendly and attentive. Right...More

Thank GreggP1943
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Prices showing on menu are not what people are being charged. For example: Carne Asada Burrito on menu above shows 10.50, was charged 11.49; Crab Enchilada on menu above shows 10.95, was charged 11.75; Chicken Taco/Chicken Enchilada on menu above shows 9.95, was charged 10.95. Worse was getting charged 12.50 for a side of guacamole. I think that was an obvious mistake and I'm calling the restaurant about it. We were a larger party and it wasn't noticed the amounts being charged until today.
June 21, 2016|
Response from Dale1930 | Reviewed this property |
I have been in the establishment recently and I did not notice if the prices had been changed. I just didn't bother looking at the menu prices versus the prices on the bill. I just assumed things were correct.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
$13 - $30
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Takeout
Dining Style
Casual Dining
Good for
Families with children
Open Hours
10:00 am - 8:00 pm
11:00 am - 4:30 am
11:00 am - 4:30 am
11:00 am - 4:30 am
11:00 am - 4:30 am
11:00 am - 4:30 am
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 245 S 10th St, Santa Paula, CA 93060-3703
    (Harvard Blvd.)
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Santa Paula
  • Phone Number: +1 805-525-2813
  • E-mail
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