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Fresco Valley Cafe

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442 Atterdag Rd, Solvang, CA 93463
+1 805-688-8857
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Hours:
Wed - Sun 11:00 am - 8:00 pm
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Reservations
Description: Fresco Valley Cafe places an emphasis on organic & natural ingredients...
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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Visitor rating
  • 48
    Excellent
  • 30
    Very good
  • 8
    Average
  • 2
    Poor
  • 1
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 stars
Most recent review
Good restaurant to eat at !

Came here win family and had a sandwich along with a soup and it was delicious ! I would recommend coming here early I remember there was a wait. It's a quaint decorated restaurant family style

5 of 5 starsReviewed February 26, 2015
MrsTraveler25
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Dubai, United Arab Emirates
Good for:
  • Breakfast/Brunch
  • Reservations
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Dubai, United Arab Emirates
Top Contributor
54 reviews 54 reviews
26 restaurant reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 26, 2015 NEW

Came here win family and had a sandwich along with a soup and it was delicious ! I would recommend coming here early I remember there was a wait. It's a quaint decorated restaurant family style

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2 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 23, 2015 NEW

Off the main area of Solvang, tucked away in a corner, Fresco's is the perfect spot to sit have a great meal and relax and get away from the crowds on the main part of town. The outside dining area is attractive and comfortable and the food is delicious and plentiful and they do have a good selection of wines,... More 

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

Hope to have you (and your dog) back in Solvang again soon! I'm very glad to know how much you enjoyed our outside dining area and atmosphere. We love that you're out and about spreading the good word about us, and we look forward to seeing you back sometime! Have a great day, Aric C More 

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4 reviews 4 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
3 of 5 stars Reviewed February 18, 2015

Nothing really spectacular about this place, but it was good. Salmon tacos were pretty good and the restaurant is in a nice spot.

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

It's great to hear you enjoyed your salmon tacos and our location, Stacie! Still, I'm disappointed to hear we didn't strike you as anything special this round. I feel confident that we'll make a stronger impression on your next visit in! Thanks for reaching out, Aric C More 

La Palma, CA
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95 reviews 95 reviews
51 restaurant reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 16, 2015

Parking lot behind the restaurant. Very good grilled chicken sandwich with tasty French Fries for $12.95. I also like the Gorgonzola Salad (enough for two) for $10.95. Very good service. Nice selection of wine by the glass. For lunch, you had to serve yourself. Sandwiches with French Fries are big enough to split for lunch.

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

David, it's music to our ears hearing how much you enjoyed our food, wine selections, portions, and service. Sounds like you tried some great options, and we're looking forward to having you back again sometime! All the best, Aric C More 

vandenberg village, ca
Top Contributor
208 reviews 208 reviews
151 restaurant reviews
135 helpful votes 135 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 6, 2015

Off the main roads in the Village of Solvang and maybe a little hard to find but worth the effort. Service was very good as was the food. The rib dinner was outstanding. As was the mushroom pasta and the fresh bread. Perfect dinner after some wine tasting in the Santa Ynez area.

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

Apologies if you had any trouble finding us! Really appreciate the rating and review of our service and food. Nothing like a good meal after a day of wine tasting! Hope to have you back again soon. Have a great day, Aric C More 

Sherwood Park
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10 reviews 10 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 31, 2015

Stumbled upon this restaurant travelling with others 3 years ago, made a point to return with spouse. Both really enjoyed the dinner, very attentive staff, Ordered the salad with scoops of tuna, chicken and egg salad - full meal salad. Chicken caesar for other meal.

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

A return visit three years in the making -- very impressive! Thanks for keeping us in mind all that time and for coming back to write a review. Can't wait to have you back again soon, hopefully sooner than three years from now! Best, Aric C More 

Fillmore, California
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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
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69 reviews 69 reviews
32 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
26 helpful votes 26 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 

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 442 Atterdag Rd, Solvang, CA 93463
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Solvang
  • Phone Number: +1 805-688-8857

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: American

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!
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

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?