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Pea Soup Andersen's

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12411 State Highway 33, Santa Nella, CA 95322-9734
+1 209-826-1685
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  • Excellent27%
  • Very good41%
  • Average19%
  • Poor8%
  • Terrible5%
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“pea soup” (231 reviews)
“fried chicken” (18 reviews)
“pot roast” (8 reviews)
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American, Soups, Danish, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
12411 State Highway 33, Santa Nella, CA 95322-9734
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Reviewed June 22, 2017 via mobile

OMG if you want really tacky souvenirs this is the place. The restaurant has mediocre food at reasonable prices and you have to get their famous Split Pea soup; it's nothing special but it's their signature dish. We usually eat in the bar; which has...More

Thank Anita B
Reviewed June 20, 2017

Love this place, there are many items on the menu to choose from, but I stick with the all you can eat split pea soup. Comes with cheese biscuits. Service very good. I enjoy it very much.

Reviewed June 16, 2017

I have stopped here whenever I'm on I-5, but it's usually for lunch. It's an interesting restaurant (one of three I just learned) and they purchase more peas for their outstanding pea soup than anywhere else in the country. This time, however, I was spending...More

Thank J R W
Reviewed June 11, 2017 via mobile

They, without a doubt have the best pea soup. You cannot leave without purchasing their sharp cheddar crock of cheese and great toast for you to spread your delicious cheese on

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Reviewed June 9, 2017 via mobile

This has always been a favorite stop on our road trips since I was a young girl. The pea soup is still delicious and they have some of the best fried chicken around. Stop here for lunch or dinner- just stay away from the hotel...More

Thank littledarlinseattle
Reviewed June 5, 2017 via mobile

I've been eating at Andersen's since I lived near Buelton in the 50s. So whenever I'm on I-5 I stop in Santa Nella and get some of that good Pea Soup. So today we each had a bowl of Pea Soup and split a Reuben...More

Thank VictoryVisionTim
Reviewed June 3, 2017 via mobile

This was our go to stop heading to Los Angeles. Clean bathrooms, good breakfast and pastries. This trip we made our usual stop for the bathroom, and decided to have breakfast. We each ordered our breakfast. My son ordered the French toast. We all got...More

Reviewed May 29, 2017 via mobile

Hap-pea and pee-wee serving over 2 million bowls annually! Splitting peas since 1924!!! This place has a fun European feel inside and the split pea soup comes with onion bread which was delicious. We also did the free wine tasting at the lounge and liked...More

Thank itsxjackie
Reviewed May 22, 2017

My husband and I ate here hoping it would be as good as all the hype lead us to believe. Unfortunately the food was not very good, I ordered the split pea soup and the monte crisco, my husband ordered the meatloaf. The soup was...More

Thank Sanorm
Reviewed May 22, 2017

My family and I have been going to Pea Soup Anderson's for years. This is a traveler favorite of mine. Whenever we head down south from the Bay Area, I always make it a point to stop here for some of their delicious soup. The...More

Thank travelrascel
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May 15, 2017|
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Response from Tony D | Reviewed this property |
Yes...Andersen's has a complete menu.
john r
September 30, 2016|
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Response from happycouplefromfl | Reviewed this property |
The motel next door is called the "Best Western Andersen's Inn".
October 16, 2015|
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Response from PnSfromLA | Reviewed this property |
It is right next to the 5. 1 mile is a gross exaggeration.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
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Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, Late Night
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Good for
Kids, Families with children, Local cuisine, Business meetings, Large groups
Open Hours
7:00 am - 10:00 pm
7:00 am - 10:00 pm
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7:00 am - 10:00 pm
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7:00 am - 10:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 12411 State Highway 33, Santa Nella, CA 95322-9734
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Santa Nella
  • Phone Number: +1 209-826-1685
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