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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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  • Excellent28%
  • Very good39%
  • Average19%
  • Poor8%
  • Terrible6%
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“pea soup” (244 reviews)
“onion roll” (6 reviews)
“fried chicken” (19 reviews)
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American, Soups, Danish, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
12411 State Highway 33, Santa Nella, CA 95322-9734
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Reviewed 4 days ago

I've been coming to Andersen's for many years now in both locations. The one in Buellton has been redecorated but the one in Santa Nella is just classic in so many ways. it's almost as if I travel back in time when I walk in...More

Thank efejle
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We were expecting a nice little roadside cafe so the size of this place was a bit of a shock. We had good service and the food was good. We tried the pea soup and it was ok. Nothing that special. Service was efficient and...More

Thank SidBarras
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We have seen this windmill on the side of I- 5 many times in our travels, but have always been pressed for time. This time we had the opportunity to stop and check it out. This establishment is more than a restaurant it's also has...More

Thank Mary P
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

If you like bland soup in complete purée form this is the place for you. Sure you can live it up and live on the edge by adding some saltines. Heck you can even really pig out and also engage in some chewable eats. Menu...More

Thank greenie8977
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We have stopped here many times over the years and again yesterday. This place has never been updated and really needs to be modernized - the concept, the furniture, the dishes, the uniforms - all worn out. The pea soup is the same but just...More

Thank Ally G
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Been stopping at Andersen's for breakfast for several years on my way to southern California. Their travellers breakfast is a great deal and it comes with a bowl of split pea soup.

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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Best split pea soup around. The trip down I-5 is worth it so long as you stop here and have a bowl. I love it and always take a quart to go. Yum, yum.

Thank Lynne P
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We were road trip tired so stopped over-night at this complex. And of course had dinner at the restaurant. Average meat and potatoes, burgers, etc. kinda of cafe with a large, efficient, and very friendly wait staff. The whole place seems to be a cross...More

Thank TwoTeaTotalers
Reviewed 20 March 2018

One of the biggest problems with I-5 between Santa Clarita and the San Francisco Bay Area is the paucity of restaurants. We usually try to be beyond this restaurant on the way north for the cut off to I-580 to the Bay Area, stopping here...More

Thank Liars N F
Reviewed 17 March 2018

This is the best restaurant in California. It's even better than the original Andersen's in Buellton, and that is saying a lot. The pea soup is a must if you're anywhere within 100 miles of it when you start to get hungry. The cheese rolls...More

Thank lb020839
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16 May 2017|
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Response from Tony D | Reviewed this property |
Yes...Andersen's has a complete menu.
john r
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".
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
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Good for
Groups, Local cuisine, Child-friendly, Business meetings, Kids
Open Hours
7:00 am - 10:00 pm
7:00 am - 10:00 pm
7:00 am - 10:00 pm
7:00 am - 10:00 pm
7:00 am - 10:00 pm
7:00 am - 10:00 pm
7:00 am - 10:00 pm
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
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