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Familia Diaz

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245 S 10th St, Santa Paula, CA 93060-3703 (Harvard Blvd.)
+1 805-525-2813
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11:00 - 21:00
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Sun 10:00 - 20:00
Mon - Fri 11:00 - 04:30
Sat 11:00 - 21:00
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Reviewed 6 days ago NEW via mobile

Total make over! Beautiful inside! The menu has some old favorites, but many new wonderful dishes with great traditional flavors brought in by the new owner. Give it a try!

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Thank KitSauer
Ventura, California
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7 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
Reviewed 28 December 2016 via mobile

Family dinner at a place that's been around forever, but fairly recently changed ownership when the previous owners retired. Pleased to find that the food and service are as good as before. Wide choice on the menu, and everything was excellent. Tasted fresh and homemade. Our drinks and chips were refilled regularly, and the servers checked with us often to... More 

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Thank handynana1
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21 reviews
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Reviewed 1 August 2016 via mobile

I grew up in SP and have always enjoyed going to Familia Diaz. I'm glad that the change in ownership has not led to a change in quality. The food is still delish and the coffee quite good (quality coffee and quality food are equal in my eyes). Try the relleno ahogado; you won't regret it.

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Thank Mikey B
Santa Paula, California
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3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
Reviewed 1 August 2016

I've eaten at Family Diaz a handful of times under previous ownership the food was really good and I enjoyed it . The restraunt changed ownership keeping the same menu although the menu did not change the standards of the new owners is far below what is expected . I treated my mother there moms Day ordered the sword fish... More 

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Thank brickey5
Port Hueneme, California
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29 reviews
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Reviewed 14 July 2016 via mobile

Was recommended by a friend so thought we'd try it. Staff very friendly but the food was not very good. Skimpy on the meat, I had to eat my taco with a fork as it crumbled. Not going back.

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Thank Sharon4554
Ventura, California
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62 reviews
49 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 28 helpful votes
Reviewed 25 May 2016

My husband and I just ate here last night...for about the 4th time since it's been under new ownership. The food keeps getting better and better. Our server, Carlos, is always very professional, yet friendly. The margaritas are great and served in beautiful glasses. I had the Carnitas which is my husband's favorite. They were delicious with very fresh and... More 

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Thank Mary S
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29 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
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Reviewed 21 May 2016 via mobile

Full bar with a good selection of beers on tap. Four of us had a selection of different items and everyone agreed that the food was good and we would return.

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Thank Jim R
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5 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
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Reviewed 20 May 2016

Familia Diaz has been an icon of Santa Paula for many years and has been taken over by new owners this year. So with any change over the regulars hold their breath and see what happens. Last time I was there things seem to be moving along...with a new re-do on the inside I sure miss the "comfortable" surroundings thats... More 

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Thank NubB
Ventura, California
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40 reviews
30 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
Reviewed 16 May 2016

We've been going here for several years when the restaurant was owned by the Diaz family. The new owners have brightened the place up but the food remains much the same. Portions were generous and the food was terrific. Service was friendly and attentive. Right now, the restaurant is involved in a promotion with radio station KHAY. For $25, you... More 

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Thank GreggP1943
California
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18 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
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Reviewed 15 March 2016

We have not been there since they changed. It has always been one of the best MEX. food places in Ventura County. The new owners are supposed to keep all the old recipes from the Diaz Family and keep serving them. If they do that it will continue to be a top rated place.

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Average prices
US$13 - US$30
Cuisine
Mexican
Meals
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Takeout, Reservations
Dining Style
Casual Dining
Good for
Child-friendly
Open Hours
Sunday
10:00 - 20:00
Monday
11:00 - 04:30
Tuesday
11:00 - 04:30
Wednesday
11:00 - 04:30
Thursday
11:00 - 04:30
Friday
11:00 - 04:30
Saturday
11:00 - 21:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 245 S 10th St, Santa Paula, CA 93060-3703
    (Harvard Blvd.)
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Santa Paula
  • Phone Number: +1 805-525-2813

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