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2318 Lillie Ave, Summerland, CA 93067
+1 805-969-6135
11:00 - 21:00
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Sun - Sat 11:00 - 21:00
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Santa Barbara, California
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14 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

Loud bar atmosphere with locals and tourists. Friendly staff and bartenders. Great food and drinks. Really good time for a group of friends.

Thank Robyn C
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92 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 126 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I've eaten at the Nugget for forty years, off and on. Previously I've loved the burgers and fries, and the atmosphere. The burgers are still good, as are the fries, but the atmosphere has become nearly unbearable. The noise in the kitchen area where we sat was an ear splitting din--the cooks were clanging and banging the dishes, wait staff... More 

Thank Dedphred
Manhattan Beach
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74 reviews
36 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 58 helpful votes
Reviewed 14 March 2017

Local spot right off the highway, good for a quick drink and typical bar food. We had appetizers - pork sliders and chicken nuggets, both hit the spot . Lots of locals in there at lunch time during the week, service was a little slow.

Thank travelerkl
Santa Barbara, California
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66 reviews
33 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
Reviewed 9 March 2017

I'm a long time visitor and tried to get a table reserved for 7 to 8 people but was told the policy has changed and they said NO. I was surprised. I'm a local resident and try to support our local eateries and when we have friends or a family group in town we like to a reserve one of... More 

Thank Joost B
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31 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 March 2017 via mobile

Looking for good food at reasonable prices this is the place. Home cooking is really good especially fried chicken and melt in your mouth meatloaf. My husband is on the hunt wherever we travel to try meatloaf and this is in his top 5. Try to sit in kitchen area and watch the chefs work the line. Fun

Thank Karen M
Northridge, CA
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527 reviews
207 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 142 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 January 2017

Had lunch here with some old friends today. If I was a drinking man this would be a good place to have a drink and eat some mediocre food. The room is fun and is convenient to US 101. Service okay at best.

Thank bcreff
Helsinki, Finland
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428 reviews
259 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 150 helpful votes
Reviewed 24 November 2016

We dined here for couple of times, while staying near by. Good service, good food nice selection of drinks. Great value and great local ambience.

Thank GlobalTraveller81
Hong Kong, China
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17 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 November 2016

The Nugget is one of the few restaurants in Summerland...and now I think it has expanded to a few other areas in Santa Barbara. I have been here a few times and it seems to be a place where locals go regularly and many have known each other for years. You will find this out especially if you sit at... More 

Thank variousart
Scottsdale, Arizona
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242 reviews
157 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 336 helpful votes
Reviewed 26 September 2016 via mobile

Stopped here for lunch on my way down the CA coast. Good food and a nice staff add to the atmosphere of this restaurant that might remind some of an eatery in the Rocky Mountains. Had the salmon salad and it was very good, cooked and seasoned perfectly. If you want a good eatery in a quiet costal town, stop... More 

Thank Coder
Vittorio Veneto, Italy
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258 reviews
174 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 35 helpful votes
Reviewed 13 August 2016 via mobile

Drive from LA to San Francisco a lot of traffic , we decide to stop in this place . We take 3 Salad and one chicken everything was very good fresh and tasty . Place is very characteristic . Thanks

Thank fabioborsoi

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
American, Bar, Pub
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Takeout, Reservations, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Child-friendly, Bar Scene
Open Hours
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 2318 Lillie Ave, Summerland, CA 93067
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Summerland
  • Phone Number: +1 805-969-6135

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?