Traditional. Authentic. Handmade.

Yelp's Top 5 Restaurants in Santa Barbara

 
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Bold Flavors of Mexico

The bold flavors of Mexico, an authentic dining experience, high-quality ingredients.  Los Agaves, an award-winning Mexican restaurant, offers inventive and innovative dishes in a warm, friendly environment.  

 

contemporary Mexican dining

authentic cuisine with an innovative twist

 
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Simple and Bold Flavors

Our dishes are always prepared with simple, yet sophisticated presentation, using only the best ingredients available. We believe in classic dishes with a creative twist, which is reflected in our signature dishes such as our Los Agaves Enchiladas—filled with fresh halibut and shrimp, red pepper, onions, and topped with our smoky chipotle sauce—or our Chiles Nortenos—stuffed with shrimp and Oaxaca cheese and topped with chipotle dressing. Our many variations of our famous Ceviches are also a fresh, crowd-favorite menu item. 

Family owned and operated, Carlos Luna opened his first location on Milpas Street on Santa Barbara's Eastside in 2008. Los Agaves very quickly gained a following, taking the title of "Best Mexican Restaurant” and “Best Salsa” in 2013, 2014 and 2015 from the Santa Barbara News-Press and Santa Barbara Independent, and was also listed at No. 64 on Yelp’s Top 100 Places to Eat in 2015 and No. 16 in 2016 for the United States.

 
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