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Freebird's World Burrito

) #12 of 111 Restaurants in Goleta £ Mexican, Fast food,
879 Embarcadero Del Norte, Goleta, CA 93117-4812
+1 805-968-0123
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  • Excellent50%
  • Very good43%
  • Average5%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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“nachos” (20 reviews)
“burrito” (35 reviews)
“chicken” (9 reviews)
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Mexican, Fast food, Southwestern, Latin, Spanish, Vegetarian Friendly
879 Embarcadero Del Norte, Goleta, CA 93117-4812
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Reviewed 5 July 2016

A few friends recommended this place, so after dropping off our child at UCSB for a summer camp, we went for lunch. Isla Vista has college town charm, Freebirds in in the middle of the action, fun to people watch, but the food was average....More

Thank Lee T
Reviewed 15 June 2016

fast service, great taste, wonderful surprise, if you are hungry and in a hurry, they will serve you fast enough with a great burrito, the quesadilla is great too.

Thank Alex F
Reviewed 29 January 2016

Living in Isla Vista for 4 years, and now a Goleta local, I often visit Freebirds. It's a landmark for those living in IV and there's a reason it's still standing. Open late and serving up massive amounts of fresh food, Freebirds is the perfect...More

Thank HoneyLea
Reviewed 25 October 2015

yes this is a chain restaurant - but the food is fresh and filling... you order at counter and watch them ' put together your dish ', beef, chicken, or veggie versions - and can be quite filling ! not much seating inside and small...More

Thank Roxanne M
Reviewed 10 October 2015

Just off UCSB campus in Isla Vista, this place serves great made to order burritos at a reasonable price. Parking in this area is very tight but I found a spot in their parking lot. Really enjoyed the burrito. They also a couple of types...More

Thank Craig-World-Travelle
Reviewed 18 September 2015

This place makes the best burritos! Think of Subway but for burritos. Better than Chipotle for sure. Fresh ingredients and nice to be able to customize your burrito. Perfect size for a meal. I wish I lived closer so I could go all the time.

Thank Heather R
Reviewed 2 July 2015

Nothing fancy, but great burritos in a little shack in Isla Vista. All fresh, choose your own ingredients. We sat outside and ate our meal. Perfect.

Thank JoyceD580
Reviewed 1 May 2015

This Chipotle-like burrito/taco/quesadilla joint is a bit of institution. Party all night then cap it off with Freebirds. Despite irritatingly small cups for the salsa bar that make it impossible to dip - I recommend the Nachos.

Thank Jim S
Reviewed 4 March 2015

I've never had better. Perfection. Sauces are spot on, I've tried most menu items. Que sorbitol is TDF to die for!

Thank MudsMeatPies
Reviewed 12 January 2015

Best quesadillas and burritos I've had so far outside of San Diego. Great quality and inexpensive. The Nachos are amazing aswell!

Thank Colin_LMC
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
10:00 - 03:00
10:00 - 03:00
10:00 - 03:00
10:00 - 03:00
10:00 - 04:00
10:00 - 04:00
10:00 - 04:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 879 Embarcadero Del Norte, Goleta, CA 93117-4812
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Goleta
  • Phone Number: +1 805-968-0123
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