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1279 Coast Village Rd, Montecito, CA 93108-2739 (Olive Mill Road)
+1 805-565-7540
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16:00 - 22:00
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Sat - Sun 09:00 - 22:00
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Beverly Hills, California
2 reviews
Reviewed yesterday NEW

had their special Chicken Salad- a Diet delight really, fresh crisp vegetables, fresh chicken that melted in mouth, lots of bok chop etc. I realize this sounds boring, but it was exactly what i wanted on a hot sunny day and as Im on a diet this was just perfect.

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Thank cynk90210
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5 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago

Over priced and over rated. We've giving this restaurant many tires since my husband likes their steak. I order a Salad which came is strips of cucumber rind! I asked the server what they do with the rest of the cucumber and she told me they use it for their cocktails. Cucumber rinds, three small pieces of tomatoes does not... More 

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Geneva, Switzerland
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Reviewed 5 weeks ago

Great atmosphere at this neighborhood gem. Had a nice hot chili with excellent corn bread for starter. Shared a delicious Porterhouse steak with nice sides like creamed corn and potato skins. Steak perfectly cooked as you should expect from any serious steak house. Professional service. Only let down was the cocktails which was not up to expected standard. Nice location... More 

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Los Angeles
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 33 helpful votes
Reviewed 5 April 2017

Forget Maestro's or Flemmings, or Wolfgang's, Lucky's is the place. Amazing atmosphere, light, airy and not dark and dim. Great bar service and everything from the calamari to the burger to the Delmonico shines. Crushed it and will be back many more times!

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Thank Lee C
Toronto, Canada
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71 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 37 helpful votes
Reviewed 29 March 2017

We had an amazing meal at Lucky's. The food was outstanding and the service was good. Would reccomend to anyone wanting a good meal.

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Thank gary s
Santa Barbara, California
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361 reviews
260 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 72 helpful votes
Reviewed 16 March 2017

I had a fantastic dinner at Lucky's. In many ways it is totally over the top and is truly impressive. From the largest shrimp I have ever seen, to delicious abalone to a huge steak with every side imaginable. Impressive in so many ways. Wait staff near perfect. There are tasteful diners who might have aversion to "steak houses," large... More 

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Palm Beach, Florida
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 61 helpful votes
Reviewed 25 February 2017

this may be an update 'cause lucky's is on our "must" list when we're in the area. food, service and ambiance are all tops here. this is a quintessential steak joint so skip it if you're a vegetarian but, if you're not, you'll enjoy topnotch dining quality and incomparable service. the best.c

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San Francisco, California
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79 reviews
37 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 55 helpful votes
Reviewed 22 February 2017

Had dinner there twice last week... same server, who remembered what we ordered the previous visit. But besides that.... the swordfish was the best I've ever had. The goat cheese salad is phenomenal. Great menu... too many things to decide. Wine list was terrific too. LOVE the ambience... multiple rooms decorated in the old Hollywood style. Bar scene was crazy... More 

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Santa Barbara, California
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Reviewed 8 February 2017 via mobile

Enjoyed Lucky's for a friend's birthday celebration in the back room by the wine cellar. We had approximately 35 people around a long table. Cocktail hour was a great opportunity to socialize - delicious wines and I enjoyed a light cosmo. Appetizers of their king prawns were delightful as was the chopped salad. Preset menu with four main options (two... More 

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Rancho Cucamonga, California
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Reviewed 17 January 2017

We first went to Lucky's for a late night drink. This place was hopping. Barely got a seat at the bar. Came back the next morning for breakfast. It was delicious. The fresh squeezed OJ was 'on the house'. Would definitely go back. Old Retro Diner Style

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Restaurant Details

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  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Average prices
US$ 19 - US$ 59
Cuisine
American, Steakhouse, Gluten Free Options
Meals
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Outdoor Seating, Valet Parking
Dining Style
Fine Dining
Good for
Special Occasion Dining, Romantic, Child-friendly, Bar Scene, Business meetings, Local cuisine
Open Hours
Sunday
09:00 - 22:00
Monday
16:00 - 22:00
Tuesday
16:00 - 22:00
Wednesday
16:00 - 22:00
Thursday
16:00 - 22:00
Friday
16:00 - 22:00
Saturday
09:00 - 22:00
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
Description
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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