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“Great family place for Mexican food”
Review of Familia Diaz

Familia Diaz
Ranked #11 of 49 Restaurants in Santa Paula
Price range: $13 - $30
Cuisines: Mexican
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Restaurant details
Good for: Families with children
Dining options: Dinner, Lunch, Breakfast, Full Bar, Reservations, Seating, Serves Alcohol, Takeout, Waitstaff
Dining style: Casual Dining
Cross street: Harvard Blvd.
Santa Paula, California
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6 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
“Great family place for Mexican food”
Reviewed December 13, 2012

Familia Diaz has been in business since late 1920's, or 1930. That alone must tell you something about their food. It's good, inexpensive, and a great place for large group gatherings. We're locals, have been eating there for over 30 years, and enjoy our meal every time. Ben Stiller's picture is on their wall! It looks like he enjoyed his meal at Familia, too.

  • Visited December 2012
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1 Thank Maggie B
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Ventura, California
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 70 helpful votes
“Great mexican food”
Reviewed September 20, 2012

This restaurant is family owned and has been a part of Santa Paula forever. They offer a great variety of food and a reasonable price. The decor is nice and the service is great. I have tried many different meals here and they all are good. My favorite is the chili colorado. It is located right off of the 126 freeway and 19th St.

  • Visited September 2012
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1 Thank Dan C
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Los Angeles, California
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222 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 116 helpful votes
“Great Mexican Food”
Reviewed August 14, 2012

We discovered this restaurant many years ago and always plan to enjoy a meal here when in the area. While the restaurant serves standard Mexican food, it also has house specialties and more unusual choices. The back of the menu tells the story of this family run restaurant and I read it every time. Only a hundred feet from the 10th Street exit from Highway 126 on the main entry to Santa Paula, it is convenient to reach and prices are reasonable. And the food is great.

Visited July 2012
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1 Thank Kenneth L
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california
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134 reviews
82 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 62 helpful votes
“Expected more.”
Reviewed April 21, 2012

My wife, daughter, and I went here at the recommendation of a couple friends. Pretty basic Mexican food menu. Burritos, enchiladas, chili releno, etc. pretty inexpensive. This place has been around a very long time and seems to be very popular, but we both considered it to be overrated. Food is "El Torito" quality. Maybe we are spoiled because the amount of good Mexican food we have around, but I don't think we will be going back.

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Lake Havasu City, Arizona
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3 reviews
“Yum”
Reviewed February 1, 2012

National Historic Landmark. Family owned...forever. Tropical environment, fabulous Mexican food, excellent service

Visited October 2011
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Thank Shawn b
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