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All 37 Buellton Restaurants

Avant Tapas and Wine

35 industrial way Buellton, CA 93427, Buellton, CA
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Ranked #7 of 37 Restaurants in Buellton
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Price range: $30 - $30
Hours:
Sun - Thu 11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Fri - Sat 11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Cuisines: Tapas
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Dining options: Late Night
Dining style: Casual Dining
Cross street: State Route 246
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English first
Long Beach, California
Senior Contributor
25 reviews 25 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
23 helpful votes 23 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 9, 2014

My wife, daughter, and I were all pleased with Avant. On a recent trip to Buellton/Solvang we decided to try Avant, having tried most of the other nice restaurants in the area. Two of our favorites are The Wine Merchant Café in Los Olivos and of course, the Hitching Post. Driving up to Avant is a surprise! You turn off... More

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Los Angeles, California
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8 reviews 8 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 3, 2014

Very impressed with their approach to wine tasting: you get a "wine card" and every wine you taste is being charged to the card, and added to your check at the end of the night. You can try a 1 oz., and if you like it, keep going...and going...and going!!! The food was just OK -- we had better ribeye... More

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Stockholm
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7 reviews 7 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 1, 2014

As a customer you served yourself by selecting wine and size of serving. Either enough for at tasting or a glass. We tried a number of wines with the taste serving type. Great food to.

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Goleta
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25 reviews 25 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 29, 2014

This restaurant has a nice atmosphere, we have been as a family for Mother's Day and Spouse and I went for anniversary. It worked for both. They have meals of all sizes. Small, medium, and full meals. We have always enjoyed an array of small and medium plates. It isn't too loud in there. They have a fun wine program... More

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San Francisco, California
Top Contributor
65 reviews 65 reviews
48 restaurant reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 9, 2014 via mobile

I really like this place, used to go all of the time but have been out of town the last three years. The food is good, not cheap but good to very good. The menu hasn't really changed in these three years. (maybe higher prices) which is why maybe at 7pm you could walk in with no wait on a... More

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Simi Valley, California
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4 reviews 4 reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 5, 2014

We stopped here for lunch on the way up the coast. Very cool "wine wall' where they give you a "wine card" and you can then choose a taste, a half of a glass, or a full glass of at least 50 different wines. The prices are listed right on the wall. It wasn't busy when we were there so... More

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Long Beach, California
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19 reviews 19 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 13, 2014

If you like wine & food don't miss this off the beaten track place in Buellton. Great Tapas Food, small plates, medium plates & large plates, wonderful selection for all tastes. But the fun part is the wine. You can have a taste or 3 oz or 6 oz of I think 52 different wines. It is fun and easy... More

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Santa Ynez, California
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6 reviews 6 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 6, 2014 via mobile

My family and I go here on occasion. Great food, good service and always a good atmosphere. The plates are creative and delicious, we especially love the wine wall. I have nothing bad to say, except for our last visit. A couple of us sitting at the bar and overheard an entire conversation from a manager Laura (I think her... More

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Wayne, Pennsylvania
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24 reviews 24 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 3, 2014

We visited Avant wine bar for happy hour and were disappointed that they did not have outdoor seating (apparently due to the Buellton breeze that blows through in the late afternoon). We did sit at the bar with a view of the mountains which was nice. Service was just ok - it was very slow, yet still hard to find... More

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St. Petersburg, Florida
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44 reviews 44 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 28, 2014

We had dinner here but were disappointed with the long wait for our food to arrive. Appetizers were small and large plates were too much food for one person. They charge $5 to share. Interior was very cool with open views of the winery and self serve glasses of wine along the wall. We were seated immediately. Service was average.... More

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