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Channel Islands National Park Sea Cave Kayaking Experience from Ventura Harbor
"Get ready for the adventure of a lifetime as you board the boat at Venture Harbor and travel to Scorpion Anchorage in the Channel Islands National Marine Sanctuary. The area is protected and is the best place for exploring sea caves in a kayak offering numerous opportunities. Knowledgable and experienced guides set up in a kayak and offer up snorkeling gear should you wish to use it. Spend 2.5-3 hours venturing into hidden sea caves whale watching from the boat and hiking through the picturesque islands themselves. Look out for wildlife marvel at the marine life all around and learn about the park’s history in the visitors center. Return to Venture Harbor between 4:45pm and 6pm. Changing facilities are available on the island and all the necessary snorkel gear is provided for th"""Kayak the sea caves at Channel Islands National Park on this full-day trip from Venture Harbor. Learn about natural history and marine ecology admire breathtaking scenery and kayak through exciting sea caves while following the lead of your friendly
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Santa Barbara Harbor Kayak
"Meet your group at a central location at the Santa Barbara Harbor and begin your 4-hour kayak tour with a comprehensive paddling lesson. Your guide will offer insight into the history of the region as well as the local marine ecology. Search the harbo as well as sea lions and kelp forests. Enjoy the relaxed pace and panoramic views of the American Riviera from the water. Midway through your family-friendly tour you’ll stop for lunch at a remote beach. Afterward head back out to complete the 3- to 4-mile loop (4.8- to 6.4-km) back to your original starting point by early afternoon.""""Kayak through Santa Barbara Harbor and see the American Riviera from a unique perspective. This 4-hour guided tour complete with paddling tips
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Refugio State Beach Kayak Tour
"We meet at Refugio State Beach. Once outfitted your guide will offer a thorough kayaking lesson on shore including instruction for surf entries and exits. Once we are on the water and feeling comfortable we will tour a total of 3 miles stopping in pristine kelp beds to learn about Marine Ecology and the Santa Barbara Channel and hopefully kayaking with dolphins. At mid-day we’ll stop for lunch served on a secluded beach (included in your fee). As the trip progresses
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La Super Rica Taqueria Tips (4)

La Super Rica Taqueria: Don't miss this cafe!

La Super Rica is the most authentic Mexican food in town! Around lunch time is gets very buisy.. so get there early! It's one of those hole in the wall type of places. Rumor is that Julia Child ate here and loved it. So check it out!

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Dec 13, 2005

La Super-Rica Taqueria: We drive from LA just to eat lunch here

The story I was told is that La Super-Rica was one of Julia Childs' favorite places to eat in Santa Barbara. I don't know if that's true, but it is one of our favorites. Everything on the menu is so good that I have trouble deciding what to get, and so usually order too much, but eat it all anyway. Realistically, you could get two or three small items, or one large item, for about $10 and be satisfied.

The food is mostly variations of soft tacos, with chile rellenos, tamales and some other items. Always check the specials, especially on Sunday, when they make the pozole.

The look of the place is slightly above a roadside shack, but don't let that fool you. If there's a long line, you can be sure that a) you're at the right place, and b) it must be good. Believe me, it's worth the wait. The kitchen is all windows on three sides, so you can watch the tortilla's (and everything else) being made.

Favorite Dish La Super-Rica Especial is fantastic. It's pork with peppers and lots of melted cheese.

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Oct 19, 2012

la Super Rica Taqueria: Julia Child's favourite

An unpretentious shack, la Super Rica Taqueria serves some of the best Mexican food in southern California. Never without a queue, this restaurant is a goldmine, partly because it was endorsed by Julian Child, who claimed it was her favourite Mexican restaurant, and partly because she was right! Add to this the fact that it is quite cheap and one can understand its popularity.

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Jun 12, 2011

La Super Rica Taqueria: Tops Mexican food with little cost

This a favorite of all the locals. Great food at a very affordable price. The decor is a little rough around the edges but they make up for it in the authentic dishes they serve. This is also know as the late Julia Childs favorite restaurant. The popularity of this tiny gem is apparent in the long wait to get in the door. On a given night you can see a long line of patrons outside waiting. Oh, no reservations only as well.

All ingredients are made fresh, no canned food here. The menu is not just simple "Taco Stand" variety and has something for all paletes. For the price and the flavors one cannot go wrong!

Favorite Dish The Taco de Calabacitas! A wonderfully balanced dish of tender marinated pork and stewed zucchini with melted cheese. DELICIOSO!

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Jan 14, 2005
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Getting to La Super Rica Taqueria


622 Milpas Street


  • Sunday 11:00 to 21:30
  • Monday 11:00 to 21:30
  • Tuesday 11:00 to 21:30
  • Wednesday Closed
  • Thursday 11:00 to 21:30
  • Friday 11:00 to 21:30
  • Saturday 11:00 to 21:30