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Mony's Mexican Food

217 Anacapa St, Santa Barbara, CA 93101-1805
+1 805-895-2978
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  • Excellent73%
  • Very good23%
  • Average3%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible0%
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“tacos” (49 reviews)
“barbacoa” (6 reviews)
“al pastor” (4 reviews)
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Mexican, Latin, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
217 Anacapa St, Santa Barbara, CA 93101-1805
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Reviewed 12 September 2017

Top notch food and very reasonable prices. I've been a few times now... keep coming back for the veggie burrito. Perfect location in the funk zone, but they could use more seating... they are just too good! That being said, service is still quick!

Thank Eric S
Reviewed 28 August 2017

You can always tell when it's a good place to eat when the line is going out the door! Even after getting in line, more people kept coming so the line was always out the door. There are not many places to sit down and...More

Thank dc_diana_chan
Reviewed 20 August 2017 via mobile

I highly recommend stopping by for a delicious, reasonably priced, authentic Mexican lunch. Their portions are quite large and they have a large selection of flavorful salsas to choose from.

Thank Pam O
Reviewed 6 August 2017

Mony's serves excellent value Mexican food with great flavors. The tacos are excellent - asada, pastor, pescado, chorizo , all made with traditional accompaniments. The burritos are quite massive for the price with the same delicious fillings on offer. They provide a bowl of chips...More

Thank bjnomads
Reviewed 29 July 2017

We stopped in this Funk Zone little "hole in the wall" based on a recommendation and wow was it good! I had the carne asada plate with beans, rice and tortillas and it was excellent. We got our food to go and was pleasantly surprised...More

Thank klspears_98
Reviewed 21 July 2017 via mobile

Place is awesome. Great food, and great service. Hole in the wall stop. Highly recommend. Got 4 tacos and 1 was better then the next. Cheap, $21 with a tip for my wife and I .

Thank Justin Y
Reviewed 10 July 2017 via mobile

My brother and I were riding back to Orange County from San Luis Obispo and we decided to stop in Santa Barbara for lunch. A quick Yelp search give us Moni's Mexican food so we thought we'd try it. We rolled in at 12:30, the...More

Thank Leo S
Reviewed 28 June 2017 via mobile

Stopped in here when we were walking around Santa Barbara -- there was a line the entire time we were there but it was worth the wait. Great salsa bar. We tried 4 different dishes and all were excellent.

Thank Lwood77
Reviewed 28 June 2017 via mobile

Really nice and authentic food. Feels like family run. Fish tacos were good. Was busy though buy it add up some charm to it.

Thank Laurynaslee
Reviewed 6 June 2017 via mobile

Was stopping by Santa Barbara on the way up the coast to San Fran with my wife as we were on our honeymoon. Saw this place had good reviews and was in the mood for Mexican. Stopped in around 230 on the Saturday of Memorial...More

Thank Debo8289
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18 March 2017|
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Response from | Reviewed this property |
No liquor licence as of Fall 16, just soft drinks. I don't know any cocktail bars around there that would serve Margaritas, but they may exist. The restaurant is in an area known as 'the Funk Zone' which includes the 'Urban... More
11 March 2017|
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Response from | Reviewed this property |
Yes they serve corn tortillas. I think it is their norm rather than wheat. I'm guessing you've an issue with gluten so it's important to you, so I double checked a photo of their menu and only found 'corn tortillas' on it. I... More
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids
Open Hours
10:30 - 16:30
10:30 - 16:30
10:30 - 16:30
10:30 - 16:30
10:30 - 16:30
10:30 - 16:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 217 Anacapa St, Santa Barbara, CA 93101-1805
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Santa Barbara
  • Phone Number: +1 805-895-2978
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