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420 Alisal Rd, Solvang, CA 93463-3741
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Ranked #11 of 57 Restaurants in Solvang
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Price range: $25 - $100
Sun 10:00 am - 2:00 pm
5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Tue - Thu 5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Fri - Sat 5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Cuisines: American
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Good for: Romance, Bar scene, Doing business, Special occasions, Entertaining clients
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, Reservations, Late Night, Dessert
Dining style: Casual Elegant
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La Jolla, California
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25 reviews 25 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 11, 2014

Next the stylish Le Corque Hotel, you'll find this gem of a restaurant for grownups called Root 246. It seems out of it's element...in a quaint Danish town filled with pastries and gift shops...and something you'd expect to find in downtown San Francisco but certainly not here. Exceptional wait staff - especially Janzen. Don't miss the experience - unique menu... More

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Oxnard, California
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100 reviews 100 reviews
68 restaurant reviews
28 helpful votes 28 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 11, 2014

We were here for dinner with a group of 60. We were seated outside in a nice courtyard area. We each paid $45 and what we got was chicken, tri tip, baked beans, green salad and bread!! Nothing special and not worth $45!! The chicken was dry (no surprise there) but the tri tip was edible. I didn't try the... More

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Orange County, California
11 reviews 11 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 9, 2014

What a great find Quality food, ambiance, town and wow the walk through solvang afterwards will kill the dessert caloric intake. It's a must Great Service and romantic too Pack.up and visit wine country and stay at the local inn. Highly recommend

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Carlsbad, California
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93 reviews 93 reviews
61 restaurant reviews
29 helpful votes 29 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 7, 2014

The ambiance is great, the food excellent. The plating is careful, even could be considered artistic. Run by serious staff who are serious about being inventive. In contrast, the service could only be described as inattentive. We were there on a Wednesday evening, off season. The restaurant was less than a quarter full. There were staff all over the place,... More

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Senior Reviewer
10 reviews 10 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 3, 2014 via mobile

This is one of the best restaurants in Solvang. We eat there several times a year and have always had good food in a very nice setting. I would recommend reservations, especially on weekends, as this place has a good local and tourist following.

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Avila Beach, Ca.
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85 reviews 85 reviews
61 restaurant reviews
44 helpful votes 44 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 26, 2014

Root 246 was recommended by a friend so we decided to try their happy hour. They offer discounted draft beer, wine by the glass and well drinks. They had several food items on the happy hour menu including French dip sliders - two sliders for $4.00. Wow! They are served on very crusty bread with an au jus sauce that... More

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Los Angeles, California
16 reviews 16 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 20, 2014

I love Root 246! My friends and I had a wonderful Sunday brunch at Root 246. The foods were fresh and well prepared. It's a wonderful way to spend an easy Sunday morning before heading back home to LA. I'll have to go back and try their dinner.

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Lompoc, California
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10 reviews 10 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 16, 2014

We had a business dinner here in a private room surrounded by rain glass. Dinner and service were excellent. Desserts were the only let down-too over the top. Plain ice cream was the best.

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Camarillo, California
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37 reviews 37 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
20 helpful votes 20 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 26, 2014

I love this restaurant! I have a terrible curse...I am a gourmet cook, and many supposedly great restaurants completely let me down. Not Root 246! We tried several things on the menu, everything was wonderful! I cannot wait to go back and try many other things on the fabulous seasonal changing menu...I left there wanting more, not because I was... More

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Florham Park, New Jersey
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30 reviews 30 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 21, 2014

Beautifully decorated restaurant. A very nice surprise in this area. Very comfortable and romantic. Loved the cheese board, prime rib bad blue cheese flatbread and the duck breast. Must try the mini martini trio- very unique. Also a very nice wine list and excellent service.

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Additional Information about Root 246

Address: 420 Alisal Rd, Solvang, CA 93463-3741
Phone Number: 805-686-8681
Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Solvang
Open Hours:
Sunday 10:00 am - 2:00 pm  5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Tuesday 5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Wednesday 5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Thursday 5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Friday 5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Saturday 5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Average Prices: USD 25 - 100
Cuisine: American

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