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Andersen's Pea Soup Restaurant

376 Avenue Of The Flags, Buellton, CA 93427
805-688-5581
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Ranked #10 of 39 Restaurants in Buellton
Hours:
Sun - Sat 7:00 am - 10:00 pm
Cuisines: American
Good for: Families with children
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, Late Night
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Good for: Families with children
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, Late Night
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Arroyo Grande, California
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31 reviews 31 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed December 10, 2014

After years of seeing Andersen's billboards I finally tried it out. The soup was cold if you can believe it. These people can't even serve their signature dish right. The bread was so, so and the shake that came with the "Traveler's Special" was nothing special.

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San Marcos, California
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50 reviews 50 reviews
47 restaurant reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 5, 2014 credit card Amex Card Member Review

We love the pea soup (my favorite kind). Haven't had much else at this restaurant. Lots of stuff in the gift store too!

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Southern California
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16 reviews 16 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 28, 2014

Have been here many times beginning in childhood. It is a unique place to visit. Food ok. Lots of souvenirs and a yummy bakery. It seems tattered and worn from years of service but still if you haven't been a decent stop along your journey.

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Sierra Vista, Arizona
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56 reviews 56 reviews
31 restaurant reviews
19 helpful votes 19 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 27, 2014

This place is a legendary restaurant. Even if you don't like their pea soup, the menu is very versatile and just plain great.

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Leominster
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88 reviews 88 reviews
42 restaurant reviews
38 helpful votes 38 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 27, 2014

Stopped in for a late dinner after a long day on the road. I had the meatloaf melt and it was pretty good. The pea soup was very good, although I prefer to have chunks of ham in it. I highly recommend this place if you're visiting Buellton.

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Bradley
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217 reviews 217 reviews
176 restaurant reviews
75 helpful votes 75 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 25, 2014

What can I say about Andersen's?!? We stop here every time we're driving to Southern California. I had never tried their split pea soup in a bread bowl and was so glad I tried it this time!! Very filling and so good!! My husband really liked the chicken fried steak he ordered and the portion was huge. Our server was... More 

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Plano, Texas
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15 reviews 15 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
20 helpful votes 20 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed November 11, 2014

Stopped in the area for a quick bite. I could be wrong, but I vaguely remembered a TV segment about this place a few years back, so we opted for Andersen’s in lieu of fast food. Received an extremely warm welcome from the manager and our enthusiastic waitress. Although I hated pea soup as a child, my tastes have changed... More 

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Santa Barbara, California
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed November 5, 2014

Split pea soup was brown and unappetizing. We ordered Soup, a cheese steak sandwich and the kids got chicken tenders and fries. Again, the soup was mediocre at best, the sandwich was acceptable and the chicken for the kids was so overdone it was tough. The toddler spit it out after realizing that she was unable to effectively chew it.... More 

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Buellton, CA
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26 reviews 26 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 3, 2014

With all the billboards all over the state, you'd think this would be better than it is - BUT IT'S NOT.

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Seattle, Washington
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4 reviews 4 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed October 31, 2014

From the hair in our salad, to the dirty table, to an incorrect order, to the inappropriate server this was simply an awful dining experience. It was the only sit-down option in the immediate vicinity and I honestly would have rather eaten out of the vending machine than have dined here. The experience was just gross.

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Additional Information about Andersen's Pea Soup Restaurant

Address: 376 Avenue Of The Flags, Buellton, CA 93427
Phone Number: 805-688-5581
Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Buellton
Open Hours:
Sunday 7:00 am - 10:00 pm
Monday 7:00 am - 10:00 pm
Tuesday 7:00 am - 10:00 pm
Wednesday 7:00 am - 10:00 pm
Thursday 7:00 am - 10:00 pm
Friday 7:00 am - 10:00 pm
Saturday 7:00 am - 10:00 pm
Cuisine: American

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