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Dos Carlitos

3544 Sagunto St, Santa Ynez, CA 93460
+1 805-688-0033
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  • Excellent50%
  • Very good37%
  • Average7%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible2%
Travellers talk about
“guacamole” (28 reviews)
“black beans” (10 reviews)
“chile relleno” (12 reviews)
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Mexican, Latin, Spanish, Gluten Free Options
££ - £££
3544 Sagunto St, Santa Ynez, CA 93460
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11 - 20 of 253 reviews

Reviewed 15 March 2017

We had a delicious mexican dinner at this restaurant. The service was very nice and prompt. The food was stellar. The fresh guacamole was awesome. Look forward to returning. We went on a Saturday night...very glad we made a reservation or we would have been...More

Thank clgarb111
Reviewed 14 March 2017

great happy hour and appetizers. love to wind down here with friends. try the tequila flight and carnitas nachos ...woohoo!

Thank tricrzy
Reviewed 13 March 2017

Strong on fish based Mexican dishes w/ awesome ceviche as a full dish....despite being noted as an appetizer

Thank Greg S
Reviewed 12 March 2017

They prepared the Chili Relenos in a tomato broth and they were beyond delicious. Pleasant setting, little noisy at times but that means that people feel at home and enjoy themselves. We had a great evening and I even went to trip advisor just to...More

Thank Evertosterman
Reviewed 13 February 2017 via mobile

The food is always consistent as are the drinks. This is definitely a local spot. We end up here when nothing else seems to fit the bill.

Thank MerQueen
Reviewed 5 February 2017 via mobile

First, if you want a romantic dinner go somewhere else. This place has many happy people with happy voices. We had really good margaritas. And the combo plate with burritos and tacos was nice! Do reserve a table, long line if people waiting.

Thank R_Sweden
Reviewed 29 January 2017 via mobile

I made reservations a week in advance. The morning of our dinner I received a confirmation call. That was the first awesome thing that happened! Reservations were for 815p. Our party of 8 arrived at 730 and decided to see if we could be seated...More

Thank Jen D
Reviewed 16 January 2017 via mobile

Made a stop here on the way home and thy never disappoint. From their hot chips with two different salsas (one red, one with black beans, corn and a whole lot of goodness). I was glad we were there for lunch menu because I just...More

Thank jamaicabitty
Reviewed 5 January 2017

Surprisingly delicious and excellent service! We can't wait to return to the Santa Ynez area so we can dine at this delightful restaurant again. It was a birthday celebration and Dos Carlitos did not disappoint.

Thank fltravelwriter
Reviewed 3 January 2017

The 1st time I visited Dos Carlitos it was a great experience. I sat at the bar initially and the service was not great but managed to get there in time just for one happy hour drink. The 2nd time just over X-mas was far...More

Thank Lisasview
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Questions & AnswersAsk a question
I would like to make a reservation for eight people on New Year's Day at 7;30 - 8 pm.
28 December 2016|
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Response from cyndyd860 | Reviewed this property |
I would call the restaurant directly for that.
Diana B
We've eaten here a few times and love it!! Can I get a gift certificate online to give to a friend? Or...so I need to come in?
23 January 2016|
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Response from Sam M | Reviewed this property |
Hi Diana B-- There are several websites where you can buy gift certificates to Dos Carlitos online. Apparently I cannot include HTML or website links in this answer to you, but you can search online for giftrocket, giftly... More
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Television
Good for
Special Occasion Dining, Kids, Local cuisine, Child-friendly, Bar Scene, Groups
Open Hours
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 3544 Sagunto St, Santa Ynez, CA 93460
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Santa Ynez
  • Phone Number: +1 805-688-0033
  • E-mail
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