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Reviewed November 5, 2021

Great casual place for lunch with a batting cage too!! Enjoyed tacos and burritos outside. Recommend it highly!

Date of visit: October 2021
Reviewed October 29, 2021

We stopped on a road trip based on online reviews. It lived up to the praise. Such great combos of foods. We will be back.

Date of visit: October 2021
Reviewed October 24, 2021

We were referred to East Beach Tacos by a few people that we spoke with around town and it was yummy. Plus, it's right next to the batting cages which was FUN!!!!

Date of visit: September 2021
Reviewed September 27, 2021 via mobile

First time in Santa Barbara & had read the reviews...Wow!! Did Not Dissapoint!!! Friendly staff following Covid Protocols. Cuisine was fresh & delicious! Guacamole was Amazing!! I had the spicy shrimp tacos. Not too spicy, but if wanted a little extra heat, there was spicy...sauce on the side. Well worth the visit and *Definitely* a Must in Santa Barbara 🌮🍤🥗🌯😋More

Date of visit: September 2021
Reviewed August 8, 2021

It's ok, tacos were little small. We had to wait in line and ordered the triple play tacos for about $10 I don't see the value here.

Date of visit: August 2021
Reviewed August 2, 2021 via mobile

These unique tacos were amazing. The next time we are in town we will be going here. This was a bit if a line but we had no problem getting a table.

Date of visit: June 2021
Reviewed July 18, 2021

Excellent find on our Santa Barbara excursion. Local restaurant attached to batting catches..fun and free entertainment! Best chips & guac I've had in a while...and those tacos!!! The fried cod and chicken tacos were so fresh and tasty. Add this into your meal plan, you...won't be disappointed!More

Date of visit: July 2021
Reviewed June 6, 2021

I read some reviews for this place, which were great. We decided to try it and I was so happily surprised to find out it was at the batting cages! So fun! Go get some great tacos (there's every variety to satisfy everyone) and go...hit some balls!More

Date of visit: May 2021
Reviewed April 23, 2021 via mobile

Absolutely delicious. Fast service. Friendly staff. Favorite tacos. Would eat this every single day if I could. 10/10 recommended. Got the trio classic tacos- chick, pork, and steak. Each one perfectly cooked and delicious.

Date of visit: April 2021
Reviewed March 29, 2021

East Beach Tacos started serving gourmet street tacos, and Santa Barbara loves it. There's a good chance you're going to have to wait in line with everyone else when you get there. I had a Triple Play, which is your choice of three tacos. I...had the Gangnam Style (not bad, a hit of spice), the Bahn Mi taco (very good, loved the pickled veggies), and a Spicy Shrimp (it hit the spot). My better half had carne asada and chicken tacos and was impressed with both. They like spice. Even the chips are spicy! You get to watch batters (both good and bad batters) while you eat. That's makes for unique scenery. Prices are bit more than your usual taqueria, but the food is anything but usual here. Staff is friendly but moving non-stop so there isn't a lot of time for "chit chat."More

Date of visit: March 2021
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September 8, 2019|
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Response from Soupormario | Reviewed this property |
I would bet that Lily's has been around longer and they are bigger. The sell more tacos. They are a little bit cheaper. East Beach Tacos has a larger selection as well.
Simon G
February 13, 2019|
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Response from skip2go | Reviewed this property |
Yes, but not inside the restaurant.
November 15, 2018|
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Response from Dawg8686 | Reviewed this property |
11 till 7, Be looking for it, you can ride by it without even knowing
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Frequently Asked Questions about East Beach Tacos

Yes, East Beach Tacos offers takeaway services.

East Beach Tacos is rated accordingly in the following categories by Tripadvisor travellers:
  • Food: 5
  • Service: 4.5
  • Value: 5