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Loa Agaves is a casual Mexican food restaurant in Santa Barbara. They serve tacos, burritos, nachos and other customary fare, but the highlight of their menu is their wide assortment of specialty... Read More
Loa Agaves is a casual Mexican food restaurant in Santa Barbara. They serve tacos, burritos, nachos and other customary fare, but the highlight of their menu is their wide assortment of specialty dishes. Try an order of pulpo ceviche, rack of lamb mole or crab empanadas. Their specials change every day with an emphasis on what's in season. Place your order at the counter, make your choices at the fresh salsa bar and then take a seat while you wait for your food. The bright flavors and reasonable prices are both remarkable and well known, as indicated by the line of hungry patrons at dinnertime. This entry is for the original location on Santa Barbara's East Side. There are also two more locations in town.
600 N. Milpas St.
Santa Barbara, CA 93103
- Best Value: "Sometimes you can find a taco Tuesday special here that's hard to beat. Call ahead or take your chances!"
- Mexican: "If you have time for a leisurely meal, order the molcajetes. A tomato-based concoction served with your choice of meat in a lava rock bowl, this dish comes to you still boiling and bubbling, garnished with chiles, cactus and more."
- Recommended as Best Value Because: A fresh take on Mexican food, Los Agaves has won local awards for having some of the best in Santa Barbara.
- Best for Mexican Because: Los Agaves serves fresh, innovative Mexican dishes at reasonable prices and ALL of their seafood menu items are amazing. Salmon tacos for the win!