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Pea Soup Andersen's

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376 Avenue Of The Flags, Buellton, CA 93427
805-688-5581
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7:00 am - 10:00 pm
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Hours:
Sun - Sat 7:00 am - 10:00 pm
Dining options: Breakfast, Dinner, Late Night, Lunch

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  • 97
    Excellent
  • 143
    Very good
  • 103
    Average
  • 30
    Poor
  • 26
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    3.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    3.5 of 5 stars
Good food, family friendly!

Fresh food, good menu. Our party of 6 had different entrees; lots of different items and all were pleased.

4 of 5 starsReviewed August 21, 2015
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Hastings, Minnesota
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Hastings, Minnesota
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 21, 2015 NEW

Fresh food, good menu. Our party of 6 had different entrees; lots of different items and all were pleased.

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Santa Barbara, California
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 73 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed August 17, 2015

These is really not very good. It isn't terrible but we've never gone back. Everything tasted flat and was unappealing. What do people see in this place?

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Beaumont, California
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71 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 12, 2015

Iconic, been coming here for over 60 years. A must stop!. Great portions, soup better than their canned version, a lot to see, good bakery..................nice staff

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SY Valley
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 10, 2015

OK, all the hype is over and about their pea soup. Honestly, it's no better than what you can get out of a can and certainly nothing compared to what I can make at home. However, their Monte Cristo sandwich is a winner! Treat yourself to something a little decadent, not boring pea soup. If you really want soup, go... More 

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Granada Hills
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 8, 2015

A group of us visited Pea Soup Andersen's for lunch. The staff were very accomidating. Food was very good especially the pea soup which is still the best. This is a long time iconic facility, with photographs, paintings and items of interest throughout the restaurant waiting area and gift shop. Do visit the upstairs Buellton history museum; it is well... More 

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San Francisco
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 31 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 3, 2015

Nice staff at a fancified coffee shop. Good food, decently prepared. Oh my the Gift Shop was a complete throwback to the 1960's. Think of any kind of souvenir and they've got it. Yes, I bought three magnets.

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Mission Viejo, California
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 1, 2015 via mobile

We love this place! It's like using a time machine. It is the same today as it was the first we walked in, in 1971. The food is always good. The pea soup is a winner! Just beware of the after effects... If you get my drift! Enjoy!

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Phoenix, Arizona
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 1, 2015 via mobile

We ordered pea soup of course....very average. The restaurant was a walk back in the past. Very cool. We are of Danish decent and it was fairly authentic. Overall.... just average.

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Castaic, CA
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 28, 2015

World famous split peas soup and this from someone who hates peas but I love, love their soup. Service can be hit and miss over the years but this last time the manager seemed to be on top of everything. Had good food and service.

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Diamond Bar, California
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 25, 2015

The first time we stopped here was in 1966 before we were married when were on our college spring break. We have been back many times when we take Hwy 101 between LA and the Bay Area. Typically, we order the traveler's special which is all the split pea soup you can eat, pumpernickel bread, and a drink which usually... More 

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 376 Avenue Of The Flags, Buellton, CA 93427
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Buellton
  • Phone Number: 805-688-5581

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: American

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Good for: Families with children
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

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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?