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American, Bar, Pub
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2318 Lillie Ave, Summerland, CA 93067
+1 805-969-6135
11:00 - 21:00
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Sun - Sat 11:00 - 21:00
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Northridge, CA
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527 reviews
207 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 139 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 January 2017

Had lunch here with some old friends today. If I was a drinking man this would be a good place to have a drink and eat some mediocre food. The room is fun and is convenient to US 101. Service okay at best.

Thank bcreff
Helsinki, Finland
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406 reviews
243 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 145 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 November 2016

We dined here for couple of times, while staying near by. Good service, good food nice selection of drinks. Great value and great local ambience.

Thank GlobalTraveller81
Hong Kong, China
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17 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 November 2016

The Nugget is one of the few restaurants in Summerland...and now I think it has expanded to a few other areas in Santa Barbara. I have been here a few times and it seems to be a place where locals go regularly and many have known each other for years. You will find this out especially if you sit at... More 

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Scottsdale, Arizona
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229 reviews
152 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 331 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 September 2016 via mobile

Stopped here for lunch on my way down the CA coast. Good food and a nice staff add to the atmosphere of this restaurant that might remind some of an eatery in the Rocky Mountains. Had the salmon salad and it was very good, cooked and seasoned perfectly. If you want a good eatery in a quiet costal town, stop... More 

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Vittorio Veneto, Italy
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250 reviews
168 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 33 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 August 2016 via mobile

Drive from LA to San Francisco a lot of traffic , we decide to stop in this place . We take 3 Salad and one chicken everything was very good fresh and tasty . Place is very characteristic . Thanks

Thank fabioborsoi
Santa Barbara, California
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96 reviews
68 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 August 2016

Very good food, and fairly priced. I do not drink but a lively bar, and locals love this place. Bill Clinton played his Sax once when President visiting Santa Barbara. Local Polo players love this place so often see celebrities.

Thank mickmankowski
Phoenix, Arizona
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22 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 August 2016

Local, amazing food. Very casual. The whole town is charming, friendly and I loved staying here. Food and drink was great. Went on our first and last night

Thank french5029
Summerland, California
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10 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 July 2016

This is the local 'pub' for Summerland, and is a great place to get some local flare, some great food, generous drinks, and a little local history all rolled into one. Pictures on the wall show even ex-Presidents (Reagan, Clinton) have eaten there. As a local resident, this is my favorite local place to have a casual dinner, or bring... More 

Thank Al C
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6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 June 2016

The Nugget is a good ol' boys favorite! The locals love it because it is close and some things you can always count on like their bloody marys, ortega burger and their fried chicken. Because it has been there forever, you ignore things like deer heads mounted on the wall amoungest lodge like memorabilia. And because it is there forever,... More 

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58 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 June 2016 via mobile

I always love The Nugget for a cold beer and traditional American fare while spending some time in Summerland. The kitchen isn't going to dish out a fancy plate topped with saffron, but you will enjoy whatever you order off the menu for a decent price. The bar and warm feel inside makes it a great local spot and entertaining... More 

Thank Sam D

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
American, Bar, Pub
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Reservations, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Bar Scene, Child-friendly
Open Hours
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 2318 Lillie Ave, Summerland, CA 93067
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Summerland
  • Phone Number: +1 805-969-6135

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?