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1279 Coast Village Rd, Montecito, CA 93108-2739
+1 805-565-7540
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  • Excellent58%
  • Very good22%
  • Average12%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible6%
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American, Steakhouse, Gluten Free Options
1279 Coast Village Rd, Montecito, CA 93108-2739
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Dinner can strain a budget but lunch & brunch are much more afordable. This is a relatively small lovely restaurant with excellent food & menu choices offering something for everyone. A friendly & experienced staff welcomes Hollywood stars & local residents wih equal aplomb.

Thank Joan H
Reviewed 13 November 2017

The place is well designed and good looking; you can eat inside or outside. The staff do their jobs well. We were there on a Sunday afternoon for a late lunch and we both ordered chicken breasts, mine in a Caesar salad and hers with...More

Thank CaTraveler7777
Reviewed 10 November 2017 via mobile

This was a nice visit. This establishment has a bar, but I liked the fact that it is separate from the actual dining area. We were able to sit and have a nice conversation and not be interrupted by those watching the World Series. The...More

Thank patycabezona
Reviewed 5 November 2017

We ate outside and really enjoyed the scenery. Fresh swordfish tacos and delicious chinese chicken salad were our favorite entrees , but the hamburger was great as well. Kind of snobby service to non locals, but worth it! Not a large area for outside dining,...More

Thank Beluga4162
Reviewed 2 November 2017 via mobile

Still one of the best steak houses in the country, in my opinion. Friendly service, great atmosphere, wonderful drinks menu, and superior steaks! Don’t miss out on the Luckys potatoes and corn dishes. The burger is wonderful and a bargain for the price. As good...More

Thank Anders B
Reviewed 26 October 2017

I love this place! I've been here at least half a dozen times, and every time I come to Santa Barbara, a visit here is a must. The old school vibe is pretty cool, and the food and drinks are simply outstanding. I would say...More

Thank joybg
Reviewed 24 October 2017

Had a fabulous meal. Pork chops. My husband had the same. They were huge but delicious. Very Pricey so be sure you want to eat here and are hungry to appreciate the food. The wine in California is very expensive in general. More so than...More

Thank Amanda P
Reviewed 20 October 2017

Each time I visit Cali, we dine here. It is my sister's favorite and I have come to look forward to sharing a steak dinner with her. Loved the salad and Roquefort dressing, our NY Strip, and the creamed corn!! Any my husband enjoyed the...More

Thank GrandJourneys
Reviewed 11 October 2017

This is kind of a mixed review, as my husband had a very good meal......and I was disappointed. Cocktails at the bar were great.....lively atmosphere and fun yet comfortable space. Drinks were totally up to par. For dinner I got the mac and cheese to...More

Thank Lizzie518
Reviewed 11 October 2017

We attended the SBPD’s, “Fun with The Force” event ant Pat Nesbitt’s Bella Vista estate. Lucky’s was one of the vendors offering fabulous chili and cornbread. Their presentation was wonderful! I picked up one of their mini brochure menu and everything loose delicious and reasonably...More

Thank Diana D
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Eric B
12 December 2015|
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Response from James B | Reviewed this property |
Sure. Lucky's is very accommodating, but the question is why would you want to call it in? Half the fun of eating at Lucky's is... eating at Lucky's!
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$19 - US$59
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Outdoor Seating, Valet Parking
Dining Style
Fine Dining
Good for
Romantic, Special Occasion Dining, Groups, Bar Scene, Child-friendly, Business meetings, Local cuisine
Open Hours
9:00 AM - 10:00 PM
4:00 PM - 10:00 PM
4:00 PM - 10:00 PM
4:00 PM - 10:00 PM
4:00 PM - 10:00 PM
4:00 PM - 10:00 PM
9:00 AM - 10:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1279 Coast Village Rd, Montecito, CA 93108-2739
    (Olive Mill Road)
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Montecito
  • Phone Number: +1 805-565-7540
  • E-mail
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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