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Lito's Take Out

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514 E Haley St, Santa Barbara, CA 93103-3108
+1 805-962-1559
06:30 - 16:00
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Sun - Wed 06:30 - 16:00
Thu - Sat 06:30 - 17:00
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santa barbara, United States
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15 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
Reviewed 16 October 2016

Lito's is great, small and friendly everything from the chips and salsa burritos tamales are all the best

Thank Bart N
Fair Oaks, California
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246 reviews
203 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 68 helpful votes
Reviewed 10 October 2016

I asked the guys where I could get a good breakfast burrito. Bam! Lito's, they said. I think I went there three times during a recent visit to SB. Breakfast burrito and a coffee - what more could you ask for?

Thank rjbouch
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23 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
Reviewed 21 September 2016 via mobile

Stopped by for lunch recently to try the fish tacos and the refried beans. Taco's were very good (generous helping of flavorful fish) and the refried beans were excellent. Made fresh, not from a can (confirmed by my server). Chips were fresh and crispy the salsa was perfection. The real deal. I'm looking forward to going back next week to... More 

Thank Tom S
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28 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 September 2016

I recently had Lito's cater an event I was producing a local theatre. Ernie & Wendy were both so helpful in planning the meal, were super on time and best of all - THE FOOD WAS GREAT!

Thank Joe Y
Santa Barbara, California
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5 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 14 June 2016

Great burritos. Love this place and hope it never leaves. Tacos are awesome, Pozole is great. Very small but good spot.

Thank j5b8r
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207 reviews
99 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 42 helpful votes
Reviewed 6 June 2016

It's delicious, simple and you're going to want to get one of everything. That is, unless you aren't into some of the more exotic delicacies like eye, brain, and tongue. Still, aren't you a bit curious?!

Thank David J
United Arab Emirates
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43 reviews
33 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 April 2016

Family owned and operated, you feel instantly at home when you walk in. The chips, the salsa, the food is so good! Guy Fieri from Diners, Drives ins and dives has also visited here. My favourite things are carnitas burritos and taquitos.

Thank Amber R
Bloomfield Hills, Michigan
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41 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
Reviewed 19 February 2016

This is a great place for lunch. They serve great Mexican food. They get fairly busy during luchtime so be be prepared!

Thank Lisa K
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39 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 February 2016

Family owned and have making great food. It was on the food network (dinners/drives/dives). This was our first time here and food is Great. It only seats about 25 people so get their early. They have some street parking and little parking in the back.This place small and you can miss it.

1 Thank bowman99
Somerset, New Jersey
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149 reviews
122 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 35 helpful votes
Reviewed 21 September 2015 via mobile

Off the beaten path. Small, no frills, but awesome food. Friendly and inviting. Had the carne asada taco. Huge. Only needed one. Glad I followed the woman's advice. My parents both got burritos, big enough to take half home. Fountain sodas free refills. Very reasonable prices. Noticed that there were a lot of locals going in and out. Good sign.... More 

Thank cindy l

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    3 of 5 bubbles
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating
Good for
Cheap Eats, Child-friendly
Open Hours
06:30 - 16:00
06:30 - 16:00
06:30 - 16:00
06:30 - 16:00
06:30 - 17:00
06:30 - 17:00
06:30 - 17:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 514 E Haley St, Santa Barbara, CA 93103-3108
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Santa Barbara
  • Phone Number: +1 805-962-1559

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