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1279 Coast Village Rd, Montecito, CA 93108
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Ranked #9 of 21 Restaurants in Montecito
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Price range: $19 - $59
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, 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
Beaconsfield, United Kingdom
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39 reviews 39 reviews
34 restaurant reviews
47 helpful votes 47 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 27, 2014 NEW

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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Ardsley, New York
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27 reviews 27 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed September 5, 2014

We dined at this restaurant as it was highly recommend by a friend in NY. After carefully explaining to the waitress that I have a severe garlic allergy, she brought me a salad with croutons with garlic in them! My Filet Mignon was bland and chewy. It did not taste like a superior piece of meat. My husband's rib eye,... More

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Aurora, Colorado, United States
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6 reviews 6 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 2, 2014

This restaurant is wonderful. The food is cooked to perfection and the restaurant is definitely the place to be. Pricey but worth it.

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Ventura, CA
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62 reviews 62 reviews
50 restaurant reviews
33 helpful votes 33 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 30, 2014 via mobile

Delicious food and service. One of the best steaks that I have ever had. Soufflé for dessert amazing. Onion rings are melt in your mouth bits of amazing flavor. Complementary valet parking. Will certainly return.

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New York, New York, United States
3 reviews 3 reviews
2 of 5 stars Reviewed August 26, 2014

Overpriced, crowded but I don't understand why?Maybe because there is no other bar or night spot in the area. It is noisy, affected, and the chef knows how to ruin a steak.

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Atlanta, GA
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26 reviews 26 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 14, 2014 via mobile

We were part of a party of 12 and were seated on the patio at tables of four. We had fabulous service, wonderful food and great wine. Those of us having steak were so happy that they were perfectly cooked. This is a favorite place of my brother's and I see why. Weather was perfect for outdoor dining and the... More

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Neuburg, Germany
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57 reviews 57 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
29 helpful votes 29 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 12, 2014

Lucky`s is very crowded, so reserve in advance. It is very organized, very good service. A nice place with excellent food. Steaks and seafood are outstanding, very good wine list. It is crowed and a lot bigger than it looks from the street, but everything is well organized.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 6, 2014 via mobile

Absoultely perfect steaks, a great atmosphere and despite some bad reviews on service the staff were talkative, attentive and generally excellent even though the restuarant was very full. Would definitely recomend, it's a lovely spot on the area!

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Yorba Linda, California
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37 reviews 37 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 5, 2014

Had Sunday brunch with free mimosa after arriving in Monticeto. Service was good and the atmosphere was quiet and upscale. We enjoyed our meals.

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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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