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Fresco Valley Cafe

442 Atterdag Rd, Solvang, CA 93463
(805) 688-8857
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Ranked #7 of 56 restaurants in Solvang
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Cuisines: American
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Reservations
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Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Reservations
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  • English first
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  • Portuguese first
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English first
Novato, CA
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5 reviews 5 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 9, 2014

The restaurant was clean and quiet despite being busy. It was casual and artfully decorated. The service staff was friendly and professional. They were helpful and attended to our needs very well without hovering. They were efficient and treated all customers with respect. The food was hot and tasty. It was fresh, well prepared and well presented. The meals were... More

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Springfield, Missouri
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52 reviews 52 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
22 helpful votes 22 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 20, 2014

Our server wasn't very friendly, but there was another server at the tables near us who seemed very nice so I think it depends on who you get. They do have a good kids menu, but the food was pretty average. I ordered a pizza and the person with me got a sandwich. It wasn't bad and the prices were... More

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Solvang, CA
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23 reviews 23 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 13, 2014

Had a great meal last night before opening night at PCPA. Food was great, server, Narkis, was even better! We plan on going again this summer!

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Los Angeles, California
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40 reviews 40 reviews
31 restaurant reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 6, 2014

We had a tasty Dinner here. Both fish entrees were prepared well, and they came with a salad and fries. The location, off the main drag, is quieter than most. Outdoor seating is available as well as an interior dining room. Our server was polite and efficient. This restaurant is one of better choices in Solvang.

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Golden, CO
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10 reviews 10 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 3, 2014

We enjoyed a delicious dinner and wine on their patio. They provided excellent and friendly service. We also enjoyed fantastic desserts at half price because it was Sunday evening (the end of the week). Hard to beat that deal.

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Nipomo, California
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36 reviews 36 reviews
26 restaurant reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 30, 2014

Had a great lunch here. First looking at the prices I thought it was a little pricy but lets give it a try. We each had the halibut fish and chips which came with a soup or salad. The salad was huge with chicken on it. My soup was creamy broccoli in a big bowl. The fish was three big... More

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California
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33 reviews 33 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
34 helpful votes 34 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 13, 2014

We were visiting because of the Santa Barbara Wine Country Half Marathon. The restaurant is lovely. We wanted to sit outside, but all the tables were taken. It was nice, because there was only one other couple inside dining. My hubby had the calamari for starters, and loved it. I chose to have the French Dip with fries. I would... More

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SAN SIMEON
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15 reviews 15 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 12, 2014

This was our Mothers Day brunch, my wife ,daughter, 2 grandsons, and Lulu the dog, definitlely a pet friendly place, the first thing the waiter brought was a bowl of water for the doggie. The food was great, service friendly and attentive.

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Gilroy, California
Top Contributor
53 reviews 53 reviews
30 restaurant reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 12, 2014 via mobile

Here on a busy Saturday and happened upon this place what a pleasant surprise. I had the skewer salad and my fiancee had the ahi tuna wrap with the chicken tortilla soup. Both were very good. They only have can sodas but free refills on lemonade and iced tea, both self serve. They have a large outdoor patio seating as... More

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Los Angeles, California
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5 reviews 5 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 23, 2014

I read lots of great reviews of this place on this site and others. It's mediocre. We went here for lunch. You go up to a counter to order, then they bring your food to your table. Beverages are self-service. I don't eat gluten and asked if their tuna salad had gluten in it (you'd be surprised...lots of prepared tuna... More

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