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Dos Carlitos

$$ - $$$Mexican, , Latin
3544 Sagunto St, Santa Ynez, CA 93460-9381
+1 805-688-0033
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  • Excellent49%
  • Very good38%
  • Average7%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible2%
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“guacamole” (31 reviews)
“black beans” (14 reviews)
“enchiladas” (13 reviews)
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Mexican, Southwestern, Latin, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
3544 Sagunto St, Santa Ynez, CA 93460-9381
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Tasty mexican food and great service. We had a late meal with friends and we all had a great time. We ordered food and drinks and everyone was merry. The place was full and the ambiance was great.

Thank Emmanuel B
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The hostess at the place we were staying recommended this restaurant for dinner. I was not real excited about Mexican food at first but...the chips & salsas hooked me and then, the food, honestly, the very best Mexican food we have ever had this side...More

Thank Andy-Cathy O
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We came to Dos Carlitos several years ago with friends and I remember the food being just average, but the drink - a jalepeno margarita was fntastic. This was just down the street from our B&B, so we walked to lunch. The food was again,...More

Thank tym4zin
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Authentic Mexican cuisine in the wine country. This restaurant has some of the most amazing food and drinks in the area. You have over 50 different types of tequilas and a large drink menu along with food that tastes like if your nana made it....More

Thank guseboy
Reviewed 17 January 2018

The food was very tasty, hot, and delivered quickly. We loved the chips and salsa! Good margaritas! It is a loud, family restaurant, so brace yourself if you are looking for a quiet dinner out :)

Thank Jill G
Reviewed 22 December 2017 via mobile

This place is casual but they serve upscale Mexican food. They have a small tequila bar and, small outdoor eating. It's a bit noisy inside. Great service and excellent food! Try their handmade corn tortillas with your meal.

Thank Elena V
Reviewed 3 December 2017 via mobile

I went to Dos Carlitoa with a friend after touring a local winery. The menu is not extensive but the portions are massive. I recommend the guacamole and grilled halibut tacos. The tortillas are large, chewy and handmade.

Thank Nkechi N
Reviewed 10 November 2017

My wife and another couple stopped by Don Carlitos for a late snack. The women had margaritas which they enjoyed and I had a Mexican Manhattan. The food, guacamole and chips along with nachos, was nice, service was very attentive. I would recommend eating at...More

Thank Pat D
Reviewed 8 November 2017

This was an enjoyable dinner after a long and hard work day. Seating was available immediately as was service once seated. The food came out very quickly and was very tasty. The fajitas are plentiful and very tasty. The meat was tender and the vegetables...More

Thank Todd H
Reviewed 8 November 2017

We had a great dinner for my daughter's birthday, delicious food and great service! Our service was prompt, courteous and delivered the food piping hot!

Thank PJHenry1972
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Response from cyndyd860 | Reviewed this property |
I would call the restaurant directly for that.
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Response from Sam M | Reviewed this property |
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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
Child-friendly, Special Occasion Dining, Groups, Local cuisine, Kids
Open Hours
11:00 AM - 9:00 PM
11:00 AM - 9:00 PM
11:00 AM - 9:00 PM
11:00 AM - 9:00 PM
11:00 AM - 9:00 PM
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 3544 Sagunto St, Santa Ynez, CA 93460-9381
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Santa Ynez
  • Phone Number: +1 805-688-0033
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