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1279 Coast Village Rd, Montecito, CA 93108-2739
+1 805-565-7540
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  • Excellent60%
  • Very good22%
  • Average11%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible5%
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American, Steakhouse, Gluten Free Options
1279 Coast Village Rd, Montecito, CA 93108-2739
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Reviewed 29 November 2018

Really nice evening, great staff, good food nice atmosphere with a good bar, nice crowd of people enjoyed a good chat with our waiter and made some good recomendations

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank F9434IWdavem
Reviewed 15 November 2018 via mobile

Lucky’s still rocks - the go to place for locals to grab great food, service and ambiance. One of my top Santa Barbara area restaurants for the last 18 years. Billed as a steakhouse, it’s much more. It’s a gathering place, a celebration place, a...More

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank aresverde
Reviewed 5 November 2018

The food at Lucky's is good - excellent wines, especially red, - I particularly like the bar for a quick bite in the evening after work. Next door to the Montecito Inn

Date of visit: August 2018
Thank Indyblonde
Reviewed 5 October 2018

This place is amazing, pure and simple.....the food is incredible, the service even better, and the people watching the best......just fun stuff.....

Date of visit: July 2018
Thank OnAir813933
Reviewed 29 September 2018

If you go to Santa Barbara and like steak this is a must! From the moment we arrived and the staff opened the door to our taxi, to the minute we left, the service was impeccable, the welcome warming and the ambience perfect for high...More

Date of visit: September 2018
Thank Jeff H
Reviewed 4 September 2018

We had an amazing steak special suggested by our server Friday night of Labor Day. A sliced, garlic filet, FANTASTIC!!! Wish I could remember our waitresses name, she was OUTSTANDING!!! So LUCKY to land here for our first night out in SB. Can't wait to...More

Date of visit: September 2018
Thank DreamtripperTexas
Reviewed 27 August 2018

Went here for a special family dinner, walked out stuffed and happy, with a wallet lighter by a significant magnitude. I will say we went the full monty (apps, salad, steaks all around, and dessert), but thank god we only had a glass of wine...More

Date of visit: August 2018
Thank JBGlobal2
Reviewed 15 August 2018

Everything about Lucky's is done to near perfection- the atmosphere is cozy without being claustrophobic, the service was impeccable, and the food was below a green citrus fruit (sublime). While escargot is not a terribly challenging dish to do well, it is easy to screw...More

Date of visit: July 2018
Thank Unavid
Reviewed 8 August 2018 via mobile

Best restaurant in Santa Barbara / Montecito. There were not just delicious porterhouse steaks and chips but there was a wide variety of other dishes such as seafood and chicken. The service we had was sublime despite not having the number of people we had...More

Date of visit: August 2018
Thank 290moe
Reviewed 4 August 2018

Dined with four adults and two,children. We were seated promptly. Server was excellent. Children’s menu very nice..good selection, and nice servings. Th adults enjoyed excellent steaks...salad were very good and very adequate to share. Side selection was extensive, and very shareable. Nice wine list, and...More

Date of visit: August 2018
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Bev M
13 August 2018|
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Response from JoyceA926 | Reviewed this property |
We enjoy sitting by the fireplace or in the bar area IF the regular bar tender is on duty - he is over the top!
Eric B
11 December 2015|
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Response from James B | Reviewed this property |
Sure. Lucky's is very accommodating, but the question is why would you want to call it in? Half the fun of eating at Lucky's is... eating at Lucky's!
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$19 - US$59
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Valet Parking, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Dining Style
Fine Dining
Good for
Business meetings, Bar Scene, Child-friendly, Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining, Groups, Romantic
Open Hours
09:00 - 22:00
16:00 - 22:00
16:00 - 22:00
16:00 - 22:00
16:00 - 22:00
16:00 - 22:00
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
  • E-mail
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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