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1279 Coast Village Rd, Montecito, CA 93108-2739 (Olive Mill Road)
+1 805-565-7540
09:00 - 22:00
Closed now
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Mon - Fri 16:00 - 22:00
Sat - Sun 09:00 - 22:00
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203 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 165 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

We don't order steak very often, as usually we are disappointed. Not here! It was perfect! Prepared to our liking, and very flavorful. I also had the Jumbo Shrimp Cocktail, which other than humorously reminding me of a Beetlejuice scene, was also perfectly prepared. Sides I had were the creamed spinach, steamed asparagus, and the onion ring half of the... More 

Thank OklahomaMomOf3
Baltimore, Maryland
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7 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

A group of us were in Montecito for a wedding weekend and needed somewhere to eat on Thursday night. On the mother of the bride's suggestion, we made a reservation at Lucky's. There was a little grumbling about prices, but we all ordered some kind of steak. When the entrees came, and we had our first bites, all six of... More 

Thank Tina B
Los Angeles, California
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28 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

We had an excellent meal with terrific service from our waiter, Guy. He is knowledgeable, friendly and attentive. We're going back on our next visit to Montecito.

Thank checkercab
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178 reviews
111 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 132 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Think of the best steakhouse in New York, then add local Montecito residents, and you have Lucky's. Have a martini first, then just enjoy choosing from a classic menu, with a strong emphasis on great steaks. There are some wonderful value wines on the list, so a great meal is not necessarily expensive. Service is mature, excellent and well informed.... More 

Thank Bigal57
Hot Springs, Arkansas
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15 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Six of us ate at Lucky's last night and it was excellent as usual. We had three different steaks, salmon and a burger. All were perfectly prepared. I have developed an allergy to casein and contacted Leonard in advance. All of our food except the mashed potatoes were prepared with clarified butter only and I could eat everything without fear... More 

Thank Don M
Calgary, Canada
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15 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Yes you are in Monetico but Lucky's is very expensive. We only stayed for a drink so didn't try any food but the menu prices were well above average.

Thank Michele D
Wichita, Kansas
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7 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 October 2016

Hoping to see movie stars on a Thursday night; none were there! Excellent service and food. Lots of fun pictures of famous diners. Take your time to enjoy the restaurant for dinner.

Thank bullishgal
Perth, Australia
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88 reviews
45 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 115 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 October 2016 via mobile

Located right next to the Montecito's Inn this café restaurant is fun , friendly with great food and service. Massive burgers done to your liking that range from $20-$25 per burger and collection of other items from Salmon to steaks. They serve great choice of wines and few beers but no ciders. The seating is comfy and private in a... More 

Thank AC246
San Diego, California
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7 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 October 2016

I love this place!! It takes you back to a bygone era in steakhouses and classy restaurants, when going out to eat was more than just getting fed. Service here is always outstanding, and leaves little to be desired. What about the food, well it is just as good as you would expect. I am partial to the Abalone( when... More 

1 Thank Linda H
Brea, California
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4 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 October 2016

We went to this restaurant because it was recommended to us by the hotel we were staying at. The portions are very generous. The filet was so tender it melted in my mouth. The flavor was out of this world. The mashed potatoes is a must. Will definitely return to this place.

1 Thank Debe B

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$19 - US$59
American, Steakhouse, Seafood
Breakfast, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Outdoor Seating, Parking Available, Valet Parking
Dining Style
Fine Dining
Good for
Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining, Business meetings, Child-friendly, Bar Scene, 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
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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  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?