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Pea Soup Andersen's

12411 State Highway 33, Santa Nella, CA 95322-9734
+1 209-826-1685
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  • Excellent27%
  • Very good38%
  • Average19%
  • Poor8%
  • Terrible5%
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“pea soup” (220 reviews)
“fried chicken” (17 reviews)
“pot roast” (8 reviews)
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American, Soups, Danish, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
12411 State Highway 33, Santa Nella, CA 95322-9734
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Reviewed 1 week ago

My husband and I ate here hoping it would be as good as all the hype lead us to believe. Unfortunately the food was not very good, I ordered the split pea soup and the monte crisco, my husband ordered the meatloaf. The soup was...More

Thank Sanorm
Reviewed 1 week ago

My family and I have been going to Pea Soup Anderson's for years. This is a traveler favorite of mine. Whenever we head down south from the Bay Area, I always make it a point to stop here for some of their delicious soup. The...More

Thank travelrascel
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

The food was very good. Atmosphere was pretty cool. The gift shop grabs you as you walk in. Wasn't expecting a place kinda out in the middle of nowhere to be so delightful. Service was friendly and helpful. Food arrived promptly and hot. Will keep...More

Thank Kim S
Reviewed 1 week ago

Next time you're traveling down the state and you want to pay ten bucks for a bowl of plain nasty pea soup that tastes worse than anything out of a can then this is your place. For me, I'm done with it. It is a...More

Thank artistpaul
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We've stopped here many, many times as we traveled from Northern to Southern California on I-5 through the years. Our children always thought this place was such a treat, and like a mini Disneyland. We, also, always enjoyed it. After we moved to Arizona, we...More

2  Thank NYU62
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Andersons Pea Soup is a throwback to the road stop as a special place rather than a quick burger and pit stop. The iconic windmill is the first hint. Inside is a restaurant, a bakery featuring Danish goodies, a gift shop, and a lounge. There...More

1  Thank juanita_v
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Fabulous buckets of cookies... literally a plastic bucket of cookies.... need I say more? Delicious!

Thank ma102014
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

They have a darling gift shop, and the pot roast was top notch. The place is dated but charming. They are famous for their split pea soup and while it is not my favorite, I tasted my husbands and it was very good.

Thank Kathy P
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

With the amount of signage, I was expecting some good food, but instead I would have been better off at Denny's.

Thank WinoExtreme
Reviewed 20 April 2017

In all the years I've lived in CA, I've never eaten here, although I've always wanted to after hearing people rave about the pea soup. So today on our way home from a road trip, my kids and I decided to stop here and finally...More

Thank Helene G
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Complete menu
16 May 2017|
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Response from Tony D | Reviewed this property |
Yes...Andersen's has a complete menu.
john r
What is the name of the motel next door?
1 October 2016|
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Response from happycouplefromfl | Reviewed this property |
The motel next door is called the "Best Western Andersen's Inn".
How close are you to I-5?
17 October 2015|
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Response from PnSfromLA | Reviewed this property |
It is right next to the 5. 1 mile is a gross exaggeration.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Brunch, Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly, Business meetings, Local cuisine, Groups
Open Hours
07:00 - 22:00
07:00 - 22:00
07:00 - 22:00
07:00 - 22:00
07:00 - 22:00
07:00 - 22:00
07:00 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 12411 State Highway 33, Santa Nella, CA 95322-9734
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Santa Nella
  • Phone Number: +1 209-826-1685
  • E-mail