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Oaxaca Fresh Mexican Grill

741 Linden Ave, Carpinteria, CA 93013-2041
+1 805-684-3635
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  • Excellent33%
  • Very good48%
  • Average9%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible5%
Travellers talk about
“tortillas” (6 reviews)
“carnitas” (5 reviews)
Restaurant Hours
Mexican, Latin, Spanish
$$ - $$$
741 Linden Ave, Carpinteria, CA 93013-2041
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1 - 10 of 51 reviews

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This Mexican Restaurante catered a function for our local Chamber of Commerce at the Art Center. Good authentic Mexican Food and Dishes! I was very impressed by quality of food served.

Thank Brian K
Reviewed 9 October 2017

i have been coming to this restaurant for years. the owner always remembers my favorite entre and welcomes me with a smile. the food, as someone else mentioned, is yummy. yes, there is only one cook, this is not a fast food place. but everything...More

Thank leahking
Reviewed 2 August 2017 via mobile

Forget about all the other Mexican places. This is the real deal. We had the plate from Oaxaca and it was over the top. A very unusual sauce with chicken. It was just what the doctor ordered. So good so fresh and Maria the owner...More

Thank Tom B
Reviewed 20 March 2017

My wife and I have eaten at Oaxaca Fresh two or three times before and were looking forward to a return visit, but we were disappointed this time. She had a carne asada burrito, and I had a chili verde burrito. Both were mediocre --...More

Thank Bruce H
Reviewed 27 December 2016 via mobile

Stopped here on a road trip from LA to Monterey CA. The food here was bad. There was only 1 cook so it took forever to get our food. The chicken tacos and steak tacos had barely any meet in it. Only a few small...More

Thank Rico G
Reviewed 7 December 2016

I had lunch here recently and the food was very good. I ordered the Carnitas which was a generous portion and well made. Came with my choice of corn or flour tortillas on the side.

Thank Eric H
Reviewed 26 November 2016 via mobile

I read great reviews of this restaurant but I found it bland, with really slow service (and we were there at 3pm). The house made tortillas were good, but nothing that went on them was good. Keep walking.

Thank llamaMamaMarinCounty
Reviewed 24 October 2016 via mobile

My wife had the Estofado de pollo and the chicken was tender with very nice sauce. She really loved it. I had the shrimp blanco also tasty and sauce well done. The hand made tortillas further complement the lunch.

Thank ResponsibleTraveler
Reviewed 10 October 2016 via mobile

We stopped for a bite to eat, and I ordered taco and enchilada. It was served cold and had no taste. Watching the men eating in the kitchen as they made the food was off putting as well. Too bad, because the chips were great.

Thank PoppyGal63
Reviewed 21 August 2016

The atmosphere is casual and the food is excellent . The service is very friendly. You feel like you're in Mexico with the colorful decor and authentic food..Breakfast and lunch are best. Vegetarian is available. Good chips and salsa while you wait. Try the pork...More

Thank Molli S
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  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 741 Linden Ave, Carpinteria, CA 93013-2041
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Carpinteria
  • Phone Number: +1 805-684-3635
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