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Cool Hand Luke

1321 Nicholson Ave, Santa Maria, CA 93454-8000
+1 805-928-6196
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  • Excellent51%
  • Very good32%
  • Average10%
  • Poor6%
  • Terrible1%
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“prime rib” (15 reviews)
“steak” (50 reviews)
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American, Steakhouse
$$ - $$$
1321 Nicholson Ave, Santa Maria, CA 93454-8000
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Sat at the bar and had a few appetizers and drinks. Happy hour specials were great on both sides (food & drinks). Bacon wrapped shrimp were tasty and the loaded potatoes were huge and delicious.

Thank Franklin W
Reviewed 5 March 2018 via mobile

Good reasonably priced steak house. Good sides. Variety. I will go again for sure. Still confuses me cuz it has no connection to " ...what we have here is a failure to communicate..."

Thank gstaak
Reviewed 28 February 2018

We found this restaurant on Yelp. We decided to stop by for lunch and so happy we did. The decor is rustic, very western. The service was great. My hubby ordered the steak and rice with salad. It melted in your mouth like butter. Oh...More

Thank Shirley M
Reviewed 27 January 2018

We were here for dinner on a weeknight to celebrate a friends birthday. Because it wasn't overly packed we got a really great table with great chairs and had that particular part of the restaurant all to ourselves. Not sure if it's different on weekends...More

Thank radar60
Reviewed 22 January 2018 via mobile

We came here and let me start of by saying way over priced meals . The service was good great waitress but the food was not what we expected for the price we paid .

Thank 99moniqued
Reviewed 21 January 2018 via mobile

I love the atmosphere: country, cowboy fun. Great bar to meet friends and have fun. They have a variety of food to please everyone. Service is good and servers are friendly.

Thank nancynY330RU
Reviewed 12 January 2018 via mobile

Grate place to eat. Grate service we prime rib will be back good starters food gratewe had coffee and ice tea bean and was good thank you wil for the best dinner and nice birthday

Thank Robert L
Reviewed 20 October 2017 via mobile

Nice place to eat out. Not overly cheap but then you get what you pay for. I'd happily eat here again no problem at all. Filled our bellys also the 1q strawberry lemonade was tasty

Thank Lee H
CoolHandLukes, Owner at Cool Hand Luke, responded to this reviewResponded 22 October 2017

Thank you for your business and review. Hope to see you soon.

Reviewed 2 October 2017 via mobile

古式的美國扒房和酒吧,裝修很舊式,但氣氛滿好 菜式極度推介flowback ribs in bbq sauce,反而牛扒很普通... 他們有一些combo set,價錢ok很多菜式讓你選,但份量不算多

Reviewed 15 September 2017 via mobile

Saw this place off the side of the road and wanted to give it a chance. We walked in and the place was a little on the empty side though we were put on the wait list. After waiting a few minutes we were sat...More

Thank Thomas C
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Questions & Answers
24 October 2015|
AnswerShow all 3 answers
Response from CoolHandLukes | Property representative |
Cool hand lukes early bird specials are daily from 4pm to 6pm
T.J. B
30 April 2015|
Response from VickiG95340 | Reviewed this property |
The prices reflect a good steakhouse cost. They are (I believe) less than Sizzler though.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Dinner, Lunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Reservations, Television, Highchairs Available
Good for
Child-friendly, Business meetings, Special Occasion Dining, Bar Scene, Kids, Groups
Open Hours
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
11:00 AM - 11:00 PM
11:00 AM - 11:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1321 Nicholson Ave, Santa Maria, CA 93454-8000
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Santa Maria
  • Phone Number: +1 805-928-6196
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