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Norton's Pastrami and Deli

18 W Figueroa St, Santa Barbara, CA 93101-3104
+1 805-965-3210
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  • Excellent65%
  • Very good25%
  • Average8%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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“pastrami” (96 reviews)
“sandwiches” (24 reviews)
“half sandwich” (5 reviews)
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American, Fast food
18 W Figueroa St, Santa Barbara, CA 93101-3104
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We were looking for a place to grab a sandwich to eat on the train. Nortons was great! They had a large selection but pastrami is their specialty. We ordered a BLT sub and a Chicken Parmesan sandwich. The chef wrapped it in foil for...More

Thank lolly n
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Fast service, great food, and limited seating, so make new friends while you have lunch. Lots of choices..

Thank skip2go
Reviewed 12 January 2018

Staff is on top of everything. Pastrami was really good as was the homemade potato salad. Staff was very well trained and seemed t run like a well oiled machine.

Thank JFSD
Reviewed 6 January 2018

We went for the pastrami and were not disappointed. I had the pastrami hot dog, a hot dog with pastrami, sauerkraut, and cheese. It was delicious!! My daughter had the Philly Steak and said it was good enough to go back again for another one....More

Thank Sandra W
Reviewed 12 December 2017

Norton's is a great place if you like any kind of a meat sandwich--they must have 20 variations of roast beef, pastrami, corned beef etc. It is almost always busy at lunch if you arrive after the lunch rush it is even better. Best pickles...More

Thank expectquality1942
Reviewed 15 November 2017

On T.V. it looks great! Regrettably, it wasn't anything like the show. I arrived the guy took my order and turned the electronic payment machine and it asked me if I wanted to leave a TIP 12 18 or 20 % for a TO GO...More

Thank China B
Reviewed 1 November 2017

I go to Norton's all the time. I like the simplicity, prices, quality of their pastrami, roast beef, and corned beef, and their pickles. It is often hard to get a table or a seat at the counter, and you can't and shouldn't linger long...More

Thank expectquality1942
Reviewed 28 September 2017 via mobile

This deli has the best pastrami anywhere. Even thought it is only open for lunch don't miss out. The place is small but the taste is gigantic.

Thank Scott F
Reviewed 7 September 2017

Nortons is the place! Their PLT sandwich is unparalleled! It is THE best sandwich in Santa Barbara, if not California. Trust me and get one.

Thank Dutchman101
Reviewed 21 August 2017 via mobile

Do not miss this small deli. All sandwiches are large enough to split. The grilled pastrami, PLT, was by far the best pastrami sandwich I have EVER had the pleasure to enjoy. Ate here 3 times during our week stay. Although they say the ham...More

Thank soccermanagermom
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Restaurant Details

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Average prices
US$7 - US$13
Restaurant features
Wheelchair Accessible, Takeout, Seating, Street Parking, Free Off-Street Parking, Wine and Beer, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Accepts Discover
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids
Open Hours
10:00 - 16:00
10:00 - 16:00
10:00 - 16:00
10:00 - 16:00
10:00 - 16:00
10:00 - 16:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 18 W Figueroa St, Santa Barbara, CA 93101-3104
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Santa Barbara
  • Phone Number: +1 805-965-3210
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