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1279 Coast Village Rd, Montecito, CA 93108
805-565-7540
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Ranked #7 of 21 Restaurants in Montecito
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Price range: $19 - $59
Hours:
Mon - Fri 4:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Sat - Sun 9:00 am - 10:00 pm
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Good for: Romance, Bar scene, Doing business, Local cuisine, Outdoor seating, Special occasions
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, Reservations, Late Night
Dining style: Fine Dining
Cross street: Olive Mill Road
Description: LUCKY'S is widely known for its exclusive selection of USDA Prime steaks, live Maine lobsters, no-nonsense cocktails and world class wine cellar. LUCKY'S remains one of a rare few to honor the no nonsense steak dinner traditions. From the moment you’re greeted at you car by the valet, seated at your table, encouraged to roll up your sleeves, martini in hand, you are served. Are you ever served!There’s just no other eatery in Santa Barbara that practices the art of serving a prime steak dinner better than LUCKY'S.
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English first
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12 reviews 12 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 19, 2014 NEW

Had been to Lucky's once before and this most recent trip surpassed all expectations- Leonard recommended the best steak I've ever had in my life and the entire staff made me feel as pampered as a 5 star celebrity guest. Have the Romanian steak and the hash Swiss - doesn't get any better

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Ojai, California
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21 reviews 21 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 18, 2014 NEW credit card Amex Card Member Review

Great location in Monticeto, California. Our waiter was very good -- very smooth and relaxed -- attentive, but not too much.

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Los Angeles, California
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16 reviews 16 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 15, 2014 NEW via mobile

Travelled to Santa Barbara area with my staff for a planning retreat at Montecito Inn. We walked next door to Lucky's because of its reputation for beef. Enjoyed petit filets and shared sides: creamed spinach, potato skins, tomatoes and onions and brussel sprouts. Sorbet and salted caramel sundae for dessert. Wonderful dinner and attentive service!

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New York
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10 reviews 10 reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 7, 2014

Steak house without the uber steakhouse cattleman environment. Plenty of other options too. This is where the locals eat.

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Cincinnati, Ohio
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13 reviews 13 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 3, 2014

Food was great, service was impeccable. Got a table without a reservation. Treated us like royalty. We had an awesome time and will definately be back again!

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Phoenix, Arizona
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5 reviews 5 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 21, 2014 via mobile

Our party enjoyed lobster, tuna tartar, beef tenderloin and the best of their wine and champagne menu. All were delicious and extremely well prepared. Nothing disappointed! Definitely recommend you sit at a table at the bar for the best people watching!

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Saratoga Springs, New York
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15 reviews 15 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 16, 2014

Love getting dinner to go here when visiting. We order and bring home and enjoy the best steak dinner with yummy salad and sides. Awesome service and awesome packing for taking out.

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Chula Vista CA
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9 reviews 9 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 1, 2014

Restaurant was recommended by guests we meet at the San Ysidro Ranch, Stonehouse Restaurant. They said it was a must do while we were up there on vacation. Took their advice and enjoyed our experience very much. Fun atmosphere, food is great and service wonderful.

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Beaconsfield, United Kingdom
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52 reviews 52 reviews
46 restaurant reviews
64 helpful votes 64 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 27, 2014

Great restaurant with a lovely authentic atmosphere. The food was awesome, I had the mussels followed by a filet Mignon which I couldn't fault. The sides were delicious too but BIG. One between two is ample. Service was better than average, could have been a little better, they were probably a little distracted by the 2 A listers sitting on... More

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5 reviews 5 reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 10, 2014

We tried a selection of courses - and all were amazing. The service was outstanding. And we stayed next door at The Montecito Inn!

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Additional Information about Lucky's

Address: 1279 Coast Village Rd, Montecito, CA 93108
Phone Number: 805-565-7540
Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Montecito
Open Hours:
Sunday 9:00 am - 10:00 pm
Monday 4:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Tuesday 4:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Wednesday 4:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Thursday 4:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Friday 4:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Saturday 9:00 am - 10:00 pm
Average Prices: USD 19 - 59
Cuisine: American, Seafood, Steakhouse

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