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“Better than average”
Review of Dos Carlitos

Dos Carlitos
Ranked #4 of 21 Restaurants in Santa Ynez
Certificate of Excellence
Cuisines: Mexican, Latin, Spanish
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Restaurant details
Good for: Local cuisine, Kids, Child-friendly, Bar Scene, Special Occasion Dining, Groups
Dining options: Lunch, Dinner, After-hours, Full Bar, Reservations, Seating, Serves Alcohol, Takeout, Television, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible
Thousand Oaks
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249 reviews
135 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 117 helpful votes
“Better than average”
Reviewed 31 March 2014

We had a nice meal on the patio on a warm March day. The service was average the food a bit above average. We didn't sample the margaritas (it was a late lunch and we were full of wine from tastings in the area) so I can't review them.

Visited March 2014
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Date | Rating
  • English first
  • Spanish first
  • Any
English first
Solvang, California
1 review
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
“Poor customer service”
Reviewed 22 March 2014

The service is poor, everytime we needed something we had to flag someone down or get up to go ask, we saw our waiter twice, but the staff had a lot of time to hang out at the hostess podium or bar!!! And we weren't aloud happy hour because we ordered at 3:59 not 4:00!!! The fajitas had enough onions for 20 people but meat for 2 small tortillas even though we paid extra for the "share" fajita meal. And sad to say the manager was our waiter:( so sad.

  • Visited March 2014
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3 Thank Anntayl
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Santa Ynez, California
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19 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
“Good upscale Mexican restaurant”
Reviewed 4 March 2014

Great upscale Mexican food and huge selection of tequila's for those so inclined. I love the appetizer menu, the eggplant quesadilla is fantastic as is the cervice salad

  • Visited March 2014
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Thank lilypad53
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Apple Valley, California
2 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
“Delicious food.”
Reviewed 1 March 2014

Loved the ambiance and especially the Filet Mignon tacos! We also picked up dinner to go; it was delicious and hot and ready for a timely pick-up.

Visited February 2014
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Thank Mary T
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Solvang, California
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8 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
“Great margaritas!”
Reviewed 26 February 2014

If you're a margarita enthusiast, don't miss out on their mango margarita. Great food, great service and GREAT drinks.

Visited February 2014
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Thank Kaili G
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