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Sabor Cocina Mexicana

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2200 E Thousand Oaks Blvd, Thousand Oaks, CA 91362-2957
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
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Sun - Thu 11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Fri - Sat 11:00 am - 11:00 pm
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12 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

Visiting Thousand Oaks and saw this place. My husband and I decided to try it and it was very good. Great tasty food, I had the Crepas Mexicanas and he had the Red Chile Enchiladas. We enjoyed the food, drinks and the ambience. Great friendly staff too.

Thank Dsrttraveler
Thousand Oaks, California
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

Sabor has a fantastic outdoor patio and the weekday happy hour (ending at 6pm) is really great. This is one of my go-to restaurants and the kids love going too because they can play on the playground while the adults converse. Absolute favorite meals include the jicama chicken tacos and the stuffed poblano peppers (especially the Fall version with butternut... More 

Thank Divo D
Thousand Oaks, California
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15 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The food here is not the typical rice and beans with lots of cheese, which I very much appreciate. Service is very good and the restaurant is in a great location. I've been here a few times with friends and family and always enjoyed it.

Thank Sharon B
Camarillo, California
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8 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 weeks ago

Date night.. we arrived about an hour before our reservations and were told no tables were available so to the Cantina we went. The entire restaurant we full but we were able to grab a high table in the bar. Other reviews about the large Margi's are right BUT I think its cause they glasses are big and filled with... More 

Thank SeanPaulK
thousand oaks, CA
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15 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed June 10, 2016

The atmosphere in this restaurant is teriffic and I wish that I could say something good about the food! Poorly conceived and even more poorly prepared. I ordered a Chili Relellno stuffed with shredded chicken. The chicken was so dry that it had no resemblance to chicken and the prices are excessive at best. These nice folks need to take... More 

1 Thank westlakelen
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37 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 5, 2016

This was probably the best Mexican food I've ever had. Admittedly, I'm not sure how traditional it is, but it was delightfully fresh and vibrant. Both my husband and I had the stuffed chile relleno that was out-of-this-world. It's not always on the menu, but it was incredibly good. A roasted chile (as opposed to a battered, fried one) stuffed... More 

Thank schleppingtoomuch
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6 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed June 4, 2016

Sabor Cocina came highly recommended so was looking forward to finding a new family favorite. The service was friendly and attentive, however the food was disappointing. It was not bad, the food was ok, maybe a little bland, but was very pricey. Honestly, you are paying for presentation and the area rather than outstanding mexican food. $90 for a family... More 

Thank Mike G
Thousand Oaks, California
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25 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 21, 2016

After looking at the website we decided to give it a try. Mexican food with a modern twist is exactly what we got. The food was delicious but drinks are very expensive ($15 for a margarita). All in all a nice experience and we would definitely go back again.

Thank Jackie D
buffalo grove
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58 reviews
46 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 8, 2016 via mobile

I am visiting CA and decided to take my brother here (he lives here). This was a last minute decision. What a wonderful dinner! Everything about this restaurant is first class. The ambiance, the food, the service, the positive smiling attitude of the server. He said he never heard of this place but will be sure to bring his wife... More 

Thank Michael F
Los Angeles
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177 restaurant reviews
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed May 2, 2016

We went to Sabor on a Saturday night. There were very few people in the restaurant, which made us hesitant when we entered. The decor is very dark with heavy wood furniture and huge red chandeliers. The margaritas are large, but weak. We are not big eaters, but when our food came, we were shocked at the tiny portions, because... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
    4.5 of 5 stars
Average prices
Mexican, Latin
Lunch, Dinner, Late Night
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Families with children, Romantic, Business meetings, Special occasions, Large groups
Open Hours
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
11:00 am - 11:00 pm
11:00 am - 11:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 2200 E Thousand Oaks Blvd, Thousand Oaks, CA 91362-2957
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Thousand Oaks
  • Phone Number: 805-497-2457

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