Completely beat from our day on the road, it was late and we were hungry. Many places were closed near our AIRBNB so we ducked into unassuming El Taco De Mexico [701 S Broadway, Santa Maria, CA 93454] stays open late.
Being the only joint in town open it was packed, with such a monopoly the food could have been anyone’s game. Luck was on our side, this was seriously the perfect most comforting HEAPING plate of food I could have ever wished for. Seriously, the cherry on top to an amazing day. The chicken tacos with rice and beans were flavorful and authentic – the best I’ve ever had.
Be sure to check out the beautiful murals on the side of the building.
Luck would have it that this restaurant was right near our place – but it is worth seeking out regardless of where you are.