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Fresco Valley Cafe

442 Atterdag Rd, Solvang, CA 93463
+1 805-688-8857
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Ranked #6 of 57 Restaurants in Solvang
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Hours:
Wed - Sun 11:00 am - 8:00 pm
Cuisines: American
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Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Reservations
Description: Fresco Valley Cafe places an emphasis on organic & natural ingredients with much of the menu items made from scratch. We proudly offer regional, local beer and wine with a variety of microbrews. Join us at Fresco Valley Cafe and experience the difference. Your table is waiting!
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Fillmore, California
Top Contributor
68 reviews 68 reviews
33 restaurant reviews
33 helpful votes 33 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 23, 2014

This place is off the main drag. Went there for dinner. Lots to choose from on the menu. I had the salmon Tacos and my husband had pizza. The portions were very large. We both took half our meal home. Our waiter was great and the restaurant and restroom was very clean. There is a fireplace in the dining area... More 

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Aric C, Owner at Fresco Valley Cafe, responded to this review

I'm so excited to see you had such a great visit! From the service to the food to the atmosphere, your happiness is our top priority. Hopefully those leftovers will be put to good use now that the holidays are over! See you soon, and happy holidays! All the best, Aric C. More 

Claremont, California
Top Contributor
69 reviews 69 reviews
31 restaurant reviews
55 helpful votes 55 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 8, 2014

We had lunch with friends here largely because of Tripadvisor reviews. It did not disappoint. Off the beaten path so you pretty much have to know where to find it. Not like the tourist trap places on the main streets in town. You order at a counter and they bring the food to you either inside or in the patio... More 

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Aric C, Owner at Fresco Valley Cafe, responded to this review

We promise, we're not trying to hide! I'm happy you and your friends found us and that you enjoyed our food, portions, and service. Glad to know that your order was big enough to share. Hopefully we'll get to see you all around again soon! Best, Aric C More 

Camarillo, CA
Top Contributor
66 reviews 66 reviews
37 restaurant reviews
25 helpful votes 25 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 10, 2014

We ordered the Chinese Chicken Salad and a cheeseburger with fries. Both were too much food - we ended up taking ½ the hamburger with us and didn't finish the salad. The food was good. The following day we ordered a roasted turkey sandwich on Chibatta to go. The turkey was very moist and the aioli sauce was very tasty,... More 

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Aric C, Owner at Fresco Valley Cafe, responded to this review

We'd never want to send you home hungry, so I'm glad you had leftovers! It's great to hear how much you enjoy eating here, but I do apologize that your lunch sandwich took a little longer than expected. I appreciate the feedback, and will keep it in mind moving forward. Hopefully next time you come around, you'll get to witness... More 

Senior Reviewer
9 reviews 9 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 18, 2014

Friends and I had lunch at Fresco's with our dogs. The count was 9 people and 9 dogs...three of which were mine. We were able to sit together by moving a couple of tables around. We were able to take the menus outside and decide what we wanted before going in to order. Most of the orders were brought out... More 

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Aric C, Owner at Fresco Valley Cafe, responded to this review

It's great to hear that your friends and your dogs all had a great time with us, Ellen! We know that eating out with pups in tow isn't always easy, so we're happy to provide that option for our customers. We hope you come visit Solvang again soon! All the best, Aric C More 

California
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5 reviews 5 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 18, 2014

I have been here at least three times within the last year when I pass through the area and I have never been dissapointed. Off the main drag, pleasant outdoor seating, and good service. The food is great after shopping and winetasting all day. The salads (especially the Greek Salad) is great and the portions are of a good size.... More 

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Tehachapi, California
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42 reviews 42 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
38 helpful votes 38 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 3, 2014

We visited here with two adults and three children (10,12 & 13) for dinner. Our server was helpful, knowledgeable and very pleasant. The food was extremely fresh, delicious and satisfying. The salads SO fresh, the bread freshly baked, the wine and beer selection local and amazing. We sat in the outdoor courtyard and it was lovely. this was one of... More 

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Aric C, Owner at Fresco Valley Cafe, responded to this review

I'm so happy that you and your family found us and had such a nice dinner here during your vacation, Marie! We love supporting local, so I'm glad that you enjoyed our selection of local wines and beers. Hopefully you'll stop by again next time you're in town! All the best, Aric C More 

Solvang
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5 reviews 5 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 2, 2014

This is one of my favorite restaurants to eat at, whether you are looking for Fish, pasta, pizza, meat or salad. Everything here is good. You can't go wrong with anything that you order the staff is friendly and helpful. Something here for everyone.

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Aric C, Owner at Fresco Valley Cafe, responded to this review

We love to hear that you've enjoyed it all, from our pastas to our pizzas and more! Thanks for taking the time to leave a review on TripAdvisor -- I really appreciate it. Have a great day! Cheers, Aric C More 

Santa Barbara, California
Top Contributor
74 reviews 74 reviews
55 restaurant reviews
38 helpful votes 38 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 29, 2014

We have been going to the wonderful Fresco Cafe in Santa Barbara for years, but this was our first visit to its sister restaurant in a charming little plaza in Solvang. The place was understandably full of people, locals and visitors, at lunchtime. Beverages are self-serve, and food is ordered at the counter and brought to your table by gracious... More 

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Anaheim, California
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37 reviews 37 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 12, 2014

Great big salads, delicious pizza that wasn't too greasy, and yummy burgers. Everyone at the table was happy with their selection. Desserts looked amazing but we were too full.

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Aric C, Owner at Fresco Valley Cafe, responded to this review

It's awesome to hear that you're a fan of everything from the salads to the burgers! Hopefully we see you again soon so you can get the chance to try out a dessert or two. Have an awesome day! Best, Aric C More 

Mumbai (Bombay), India
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19 reviews 19 reviews
18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 11, 2014

we had a veggie pizza and it was a pretty good one. Not very pricey. The ambience was perfect, and it had outdoor seatings too

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Aric C, Owner at Fresco Valley Cafe, responded to this review

The veggie pizzas are pretty good, aren't they? I'm happy to hear that you're a fan of everything from our food to our outdoor seating! Hopefully we'll be seeing you around again soon. Have a great day! -Aric C More 

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Additional Information about Fresco Valley Cafe

Address: 442 Atterdag Rd, Solvang, CA 93463
Phone Number: +1 805-688-8857
Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Solvang
Open Hours:
Sunday 11:00 am - 8:00 pm
Wednesday 11:00 am - 8:00 pm
Thursday 11:00 am - 8:00 pm
Friday 11:00 am - 8:00 pm
Saturday 11:00 am - 8:00 pm
Cuisine: American

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