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2318 Lillie Ave, Summerland, CA 93067
805-969-6135
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Ranked #5 of 7 Restaurants in Summerland
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English first
Summerland, California
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6 reviews 6 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 9, 2014

The Nugget is a casual bar/restaurant reminiscent of Montana style establishments. Families are comfortable (who cares if kids are standing up in the booths?) You have to know how/what to order. The honey dipped fried chicken is lovely, Summerland Salad, pork chop - Yes!! Great sweet potato fries and nachos as well. If you are looking for a formal dining... More

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Oxnard, California
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81 reviews 81 reviews
63 restaurant reviews
18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 9, 2014

The Nugget has a great atmosphere making you feel your in a cabin. Wooden walls decorated with furry animals. All stuffed of course. I especially love the Moose with Christmas lights hanging from his reindeers. Burgers are good but pricey. But then if you want ambiance you have to dig a little bit deeper in your pocket. Fun place!

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Santa Barbara, California
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53 reviews 53 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
35 helpful votes 35 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed January 20, 2014

Ok, so I have lived in SB for about 15 years, and moved to Montecito about a year ago, just over the hill close to The Nugget. While living in SB, Joe's Cafe was my go to place for dinner for years (even through its changes), but it seemed too far now for convenient dining. I do miss how they... More

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Los Angeles, California, United States
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37 reviews 37 reviews
28 restaurant reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 30, 2013

Was in town visiting family. Went for dinner. Reminded me of a place in Alaska. I had the Chicken Picatta which was dry and overly seasoned with capers, too much vinegar. The rice pilaf wasn't, no flavor and over cooked. The vegetables were crunchy which I liked. My husband had the South Carolina Pulled Pork sandwich. The sauce was average... More

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Los Osos, California
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120 reviews 120 reviews
107 restaurant reviews
42 helpful votes 42 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 7, 2013

We found ourselves in Summerland and it was time for lunch. Spotted the Nugget and wanted to give it a try. It's western atmosphere attracted us. A large bar is prominent in the dining area and appears to be a local hangout. Didn't try a burger but a variety of them dominate the menu. Had one of their chicken cobb... More

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London, United Kingdom
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110 reviews 110 reviews
64 restaurant reviews
46 helpful votes 46 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 18, 2013

Nothing fancy, no gimmicks, just a good old burger. Good fries too. Nice service. Fair price. And summerland is a quaint pretty little town perched on a hill. Worth a visit if you like me are on a road trip across the pacific highway.

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Santa Barbara, California
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25 reviews 25 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 14, 2013

I really like the Nugget, it's been around forever, and for awhile was jokingly called the Nugeat or however nugget would be called with a French accent, after they raised their prices. It has a real blue collar feeling but some of the clients could write a check for the whole town of Summerland. Lots of taxidermy including two jackalopes.... More

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Santa Margarita, California
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18 reviews 18 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed April 25, 2013

This place had a very nice local atmosphere unfortunately the wait staff is to busy with real locals to be bothered with customers they do not know. I wish their enthusiasm to everyone was the same . Orders were not properly take they were very slow and when ask for service they acknowledge us but never followed through .Is it... More

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Moraga, CA
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18 reviews 18 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 8, 2013

This restaurant/bar reminds me of something you would find in the Midwest, complete with animal heads on the wall and XMAS lights. The service was very good and the menu had a lot of variety. Our party ordered a burger, shrimp scampi dinner, and a pulled pork sandwich. All of our meals were very good.

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Los Angeles
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93 reviews 93 reviews
55 restaurant reviews
31 helpful votes 31 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 30, 2013

We were staying in Montecito but we were also so close to the beautiful town of Summerland that ended up spending a lot of time at the Summerland's restaurants; way less crowded that the main Montecito area and better prices; we ordered 2 burgers and one came with large size of fries and the other one with a very tasty... More

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Address: 2318 Lillie Ave, Summerland, CA 93067
Phone Number: 805-969-6135
Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Summerland

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