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California Taco

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7320 Hollister Ave Ste 1, Goleta, CA 93117-2800
+1 805-685-7122
10:30 - 20:30
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123 reviews
74 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
Reviewed 18 February 2017

The staff alone makes this place great, and the food is just awesome! Cant wait to come back again for good eats!

Thank hotelmagellaninn
Santa Barbara, California
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8 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 30 March 2016

I am pretty much obsessed with this place for their amazing cheese enchiladas and insanely good burritos!

Thank Hgraf21
Santa Barbara, CA
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56 reviews
26 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 27 helpful votes
Reviewed 27 November 2015

This is a little gem of a restaurant. Lots of locals go there to eat regularly. You can sit inside or outside. The staff keep the place clean and the food is authentic and tasty. One of my favorite lunch spots.

Bakersfield, California
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49 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
Reviewed 11 July 2015

My husband loves ground beef burritos and this is one of the rate places he can get one. These burritos are a good size filled with rice, beans and your choice of meat. The char burgers are really good, reminds me of the drive ins growing up. The prices are in line with the area.

Thank kimibean
Buffalo, New York
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11 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
Reviewed 26 May 2015 via mobile

I was very disappointed with the tacos. You have to get the meat right. Try some of the competition and make the change. Also, the service is slow. Too bad because you are so close to where I live.

Thank jamisonmerrick
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11 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 April 2015

Get your doctor's nightmare, double char with cheese and bacon. Add peppers and salsa from the condiment bar (who needs ketchup ) and enjoy. The Habit makes a game of it but fails down the stretch. The bonus is the Mexican food, our favorite being the chicken taquitos. The place is tiny but very clean and the outside eating area... More 

Thank Keith K
new jersey
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588 reviews
365 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 138 helpful votes
Reviewed 28 February 2014

I like this little restaurant it small very clean and very mexican with burritos for breakfast. You can sit outside under the veranda and the service is great and the owner is very friendly. You order at the counter and sevice is fast. They have a salsa bar. I really am not a fan of mexican food but I like... More 

1 Thank Bridgetpianos
San Dimas, California
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121 reviews
58 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 73 helpful votes
Reviewed 19 July 2012

A Goleta favorite for Mexican and burgers both. From tacos to charbroiled burgers to the salsa bar, CalTaco is a local favorite. Breakfast burritos for a great workday beginning or a Sunday Charburger deal for $1.79!

3 Thank DMcClureDVM
Santa Barbara, California
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14 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 27 May 2012

Someone said the burgers are "like the Habit" - I disagree, I think Cal Taco makes a better burger. The mexican food is pretty good, too, and the complimentary fresh made salsa is fantastic. A very good value. Recommended.

1 Thank Molodyets
Goleta, California
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157 reviews
92 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 63 helpful votes
Reviewed 5 April 2012

These are the same burgers as the Habit has but you also can get Mexican food. One of my favorites in Goleta.

1 Thank Valerie K

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Restaurant Details

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Lunch, Dinner
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Open Hours
10:30 - 20:30
10:30 - 20:30
10:30 - 20:30
10:30 - 20:30
10:30 - 20:30
10:30 - 20:30
10:30 - 20:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 7320 Hollister Ave Ste 1, Goleta, CA 93117-2800
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Goleta
  • Phone Number: +1 805-685-7122

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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?