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La Super-Rica Taqueria

622 N Milpas St, Santa Barbara, CA 93103-3032
+1 805-963-4940
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  • Excellent59%
  • Very good23%
  • Average13%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible2%
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“tortillas” (99 reviews)
“tacos” (115 reviews)
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Mexican, Latin, Vegetarian Friendly
622 N Milpas St, Santa Barbara, CA 93103-3032
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Reviewed 17 May 2017

La Super-Rica was immortalized a couple of decades back by Julia Child, and it remains an institution. On a Monday afternoon, the lunch line was shorter than normal. The food was very good, very reasonably priced, and the portions were bigger than I remembered. If...More

Thank D1andonlyDman
Reviewed 26 April 2017 via mobile

It simply doesn't get any better. Order the "Especial" with a side of guac! Add a Horchata and you're set!!

Thank Steve E
Reviewed 25 April 2017

You can watch your food being prepared as you wait. The tortillas are delicious . The salsa and pico de gallo are wonderful, Get them while you wait. A small surcharge for extra but well worth it. The chiliquelies are the best you will ever...More

Thank V5005WObarbarac
Reviewed 8 April 2017 via mobile

This place is on every 'must visit' list so visit we did. It's a fairly basic place and is cash only. The menu is quite long and the dishes are small so you can try a few things. We went for steak tacos, chorizo tacos,...More

Thank Jill M
Reviewed 3 April 2017 via mobile

The dishes are plain, simple, but the especial, the chorizo taco's, oh my gosh. I would go there for a full month every single day. A absolute gorgeous place off the beaten path. I will be back some day...

1  Thank franzFurther
Reviewed 1 April 2017 via mobile

The line outside has us excited but when we tasted our food, we were not satisfied. The tacos came with nothing but unseasoned meat missing the onions, tomato, and salsa that normally comes with tacos. The red salsa was nice and hot and the staff...More

Thank Sean F
Reviewed 29 March 2017 via mobile

I've been coming here for years and it is consistently good. Hate the wait, but it's worth it! Carné con Crema (sic?) is AMAZING!!

Thank Jane S
Reviewed 26 March 2017

I've been coming here for years and every time I do I'm always afraid that I'm going to drive up Milpas Street and find it gone or very changed. This visit I was both delighted and relieved to find that only one thing has changed:...More

Thank MissTBlu
Reviewed 26 March 2017 via mobile

We were told that Julia Child used to frequent this spot hence making it famous. Very much a whole in the wall but with tasty choices if tacos, etc. Affordable but cash only.

Thank Nicq
Reviewed 20 March 2017

After a day of wine tasting, this was our dinner stop based on recommendations from friends. Several people in front of us ordered the special (#16), so I took their cue and did the same. We also ordered a chorizo quesadilla. While ordering, we could...More

Thank Becca M
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Joe U
5 June 2017|
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Response from Mike P | Reviewed this property |
Have not been there on Sunday therefore unable to assist.
22 April 2015|
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Is it Open on sundays?
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
Brunch, Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Child-friendly, Local cuisine, Kids
Open Hours
11:00 - 21:30
11:00 - 21:30
11:00 - 21:30
11:00 - 21:30
11:00 - 21:30
11:00 - 21:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 622 N Milpas St, Santa Barbara, CA 93103-3032
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Santa Barbara
  • Phone Number: +1 805-963-4940
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