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The Nugget

€€ - €€€American,
5687 Calle Real, Goleta, CA 93117-2318
+1 805-964-5200
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  • Excellent35%
  • Very good42%
  • Average16%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible2%
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“steak” (11 reviews)
“salad” (11 reviews)
“burgers” (8 reviews)
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American, Bar
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5687 Calle Real, Goleta, CA 93117-2318
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This place gets a bit of a local crowd which is nice the items on the happy hour menu are not that interesting - you can get this blah stuff everywhere

Thank NGTB_1
Reviewed 25 October 2017

I tried the traditional pulled pork sandwich at the bar while watching the game on TV. This place has lots of character with stuffed animal heads adorning the walls.

Thank imtom55711
Reviewed 4 October 2017

There is a Nugget restaurant in downtown Santa Barbara and one in Summerland (the enclave next to Santa Barbara that was the first Nugget), and all are infused with bright and friendly wait staff and a varied menu. Really fun places. Two of us had...More

Thank JohnandGlo
Reviewed 12 August 2017 via mobile

Service slow, food just so so, even what should have been a good glass of wine just didn't taste good there. Won't return.

Thank Jenny H
Reviewed 13 July 2017 via mobile

It was quick and good, service was very efficient. Atmosphere was pretty tired and really worn out. Very busy place

Thank mike s
Reviewed 18 April 2017

We stopped in for the first time, and it is like stepping into an old west saloon. Food is good, prices were really good for Santa Barbara. Staff were friendly and attentive.

Thank george p
Reviewed 17 April 2017 via mobile

Large portions of food. Good variety in the menu with daily specials. Friendly wait staff with good humor.

Thank Shirley A
Reviewed 10 April 2017

We are never disappointed when we visit The Nugget, either here is Goleta, or Downtown Santa Barbara. Chicken wings, burgers, salmon salad, steak never disappoint

Thank Martha R
Reviewed 8 April 2017

After a visit to the Old Mission Santa Barbara and to the University of California Santa Barbara, what better way to top-of-the-day than to enjoy dinner at The Nugget in Goleta. My wife and I stopped in for a late afternoon dinner. In some respects,...More

3  Thank kanbaatar
Reviewed 13 March 2017 via mobile

The Nugget has turned into my favorite happy hour gathering spot. Adequate space, stiff drinks, friendly staff. The Nugget is exactly that, a great nugget.

Thank maxwell r
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15 July 2015|
Response from steve1450 | Reviewed this property |
They do have daily specials, but the main menu doesn't change very often
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$10 - US$15
American, Bar
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Full Bar, Takeout, Reservations, Television, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Bar Scene, Child-friendly, Kids
Open Hours
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:30
11:00 - 21:30
11:00 - 21:30
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 5687 Calle Real, Goleta, CA 93117-2318
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Goleta
  • Phone Number: +1 805-964-5200
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