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Five of us will be visiting the Santa Barbara Botanic Garden on Saturday during Smithsonian Magazine free museum day. Any recommendation for lunch? We will have already driven a couple of hours to get there, so we would like to go somewhere close if possible.

Thanks in advance.

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  1. Not sure what type of place or price point you are looking for, but my go-to place for lunch in Santa Barbara is LA SUPER RICA, a great taco stand. However, the lines can be long, and everything is made to order, so it is not quick.

    When the lines are too long at La Super Rica, I walk to LOS AGAVES, a short block away. It is also a Mexican place, but their menu is much more extensive and it is quicker.

    Both places are on Milpas.