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₹₹ - ₹₹₹American,
2318 Lillie Ave, Summerland, CA 93067
+1 805-969-6135
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  • Excellent30%
  • Very good47%
  • Average11%
  • Poor7%
  • Terrible5%
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“meatloaf” (3 reviews)
“fries” (6 reviews)
“french dip” (2 reviews)
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11:00 AM - 9:00 PM Hours
American, Bar
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2318 Lillie Ave, Summerland, CA 93067
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Great service, fun atmosphere and good food. We have been here many times and are never disappointed. Consistent!

Thank pb1610
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

The customer service at the Nugget in Summerland, CA is TERRIBLE. Many other places to spend your $ and be treated nicely. A dozen locals agree, this place is terrible.

Thank Allison H
Reviewed 14 September 2017

From the outside it looks like a western saloon, where you’d expect to order a western bacon burger (which was very good BTW :). The surprise was how they were able to accommodate all the various needs of our party, all with a smile. And...More

Thank dwalker43
Reviewed 22 August 2017 via mobile

I visited The Nugget on the recommendation from my partner's G'pa; it's his favourite! This place gets quite busy so get there early or book ahead. The menu offers variety with specials available by the server. The food was good however doesn't offer anything you...More

Thank luke1303
Reviewed 31 July 2017

We had dinner here - it was the only place still open in town at 7pm on a Saturday nite! But don't hold that against them. Food was great, service as well. When waiter was asked for a recommendation between two choices he did not...More

Thank Camille M
Reviewed 2 June 2017

The food is always good and they often add a surprise special dish on the chalk board so you never grow bored with their offerings. The service is good, especially if you can elbow your way into a seat at the bar. You can spend...More

Thank Mark Y
Reviewed 26 May 2017

The Nugget was recommended by the wine server at the nearby Summerland Winery.On a Friday night, we were lucky to get a booth against the wall with some great pictures of President Ronald Reagan and some of his movie posters. Also, some nice pictures of...More

Thank David from La Palma
Reviewed 8 May 2017 via mobile

Good is generally pay good at the Nugget, but the wrong are terrific. Crispy but not breaded or coated and sauce is separate so they're not soggy or sticky. Also the wedge is good and of course the burgers!!

Thank Judy R
Reviewed 27 April 2017 via mobile

Loud bar atmosphere with locals and tourists. Friendly staff and bartenders. Great food and drinks. Really good time for a group of friends.

Thank Robyn C
Reviewed 11 April 2017

I've eaten at the Nugget for forty years, off and on. Previously I've loved the burgers and fries, and the atmosphere. The burgers are still good, as are the fries, but the atmosphere has become nearly unbearable. The noise in the kitchen area where we...More

Thank Dedphred
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
American, Bar
Dinner, Lunch
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Takeout, Reservations
Good for
Bar Scene, Child-friendly, Kids
Open Hours
11:00 AM - 9:00 PM
11:00 AM - 9:00 PM
11:00 AM - 9:00 PM
11:00 AM - 9:00 PM
11:00 AM - 9:00 PM
11:00 AM - 9:00 PM
11:00 AM - 9:00 PM
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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