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Cecco Ristorante

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475 1st Street, Solvang, CA (Park Way)
805-688-8880
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Hours:
Sun 5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Tue - Sun 11:30 am - 3:00 pm
Tue - Thu 5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Fri - Sat 5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Dining options: Dinner, Outdoor Seating, Reservations, Seating, Takeout, Waitstaff

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  • 83
    Excellent
  • 68
    Very good
  • 27
    Average
  • 7
    Poor
  • 2
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Pleasant setting

The outdoor seating area is pleasant in both hot and wet weather. We just stopped in for a quick lunch. had pizza and sandwiches. Everything was very good and large enough we took the extras home with us. Service was prompt and professional

4 of 5 starsReviewed 3 weeks ago
Lonelobster
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Vancouver, Canada
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This Italian restaurant was recomended to us but sorry to say it was a disapointment. The potato and celery soup was totaly tast less, the pizza was ok but not more. When we asked for espresso and a grappa none of these could be offered.

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Thank Bengt M
Metairie, Louisiana
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26 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We went to Cecco for dinner after a long wine tasting day. the walk wasn't far from our hotel and I realized we had eaten there before. We started with a delicious ceasar salad and had the carbonara pasta which was excellent. We also had brussel sprouts which weren't on the menu but we had asked for some and what... More 

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Vancouver, Canada
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360 reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The outdoor seating area is pleasant in both hot and wet weather. We just stopped in for a quick lunch. had pizza and sandwiches. Everything was very good and large enough we took the extras home with us. Service was prompt and professional

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Thank Lonelobster
Palo Alto, California
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9 reviews
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 30, 2015

This restaurant was a disappointment on a few levels. The ambiance was not very attractive. Our table was rocking, so was my partner's chair. The menu was limited and we had hard time finding something to order. We ended up ordering capponata salad with burrata and pizza Marco as our waitress Emily said it was the most popular one. Caponata... More 

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Thank Didi3005
Providence, Rhode Island
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3 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 28, 2015

Had the best beef ravioli and bolognese here! The ravioli was moist and flavorful with smooth cream and mushroom sauce that clung well to the pasta, and the bolognese was made of actual pieces of meat with proper sauce unlike the usual mincemeat mush that gets served at most restaurants. Highly recommend!

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Thank Martianlightsaber
Las Vegas, Nevada
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 15, 2015

This is the second time we have been there and it did disappoint. We had pizza, penne with shrimp, bolognase and steak. All was cooked perfectly, there are so many great eating places around but, will be back

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Fullerton, California
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18 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 12, 2015

While somewhat trendy, you can have a very authentic Italian meal at Cecco. We have eaten here several times and will continue to return.

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Thank mrracc
Boulder, CO
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30 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 11, 2015

Great location, food is all yummy and the patio has great ambiance. Service has always been very good also.

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Thank wineloverlisa
Solvang, California, United States
2 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 28, 2015

If you want to go where the locals go than this is the restaurant. Everything on the menu is awesome! It's a great Italian restaurant in the middle of Solvang with an amazing wine list. You can sit outside on the patio or enjoy dinning inside. I would suggest starting off with the calamari. You won't go wrong with a... More 

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Glenville, NY
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 27, 2015

On our last night in Solvang we easily fulfilled our desire for Italian food by visiting Cecco Ristorante. From the extremely fresh and crisp Caesar salad with a tasty anchovy tapenade, thru a beautiful Caprese salad, to our various pasta dishes, we thoroughly enjoyed all of our meals. Service was good on a reasonably busy Friday evening.

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 475 1st Street, Solvang, CA
    (Park Way)
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Solvang
  • Phone Number: 805-688-8880

Price and Cuisine

  • Average Prices: USD 30 - 30
  • Cuisine: Italian, Pizza

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Dining Style: Casual Dining
Open Hours
Sunday
5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
11:30 am - 3:00 pm
Tuesday
11:30 am - 3:00 pm
5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Wednesday
11:30 am - 3:00 pm
5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Thursday
11:30 am - 3:00 pm
5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Friday
11:30 am - 3:00 pm
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Saturday
11:30 am - 3:00 pm
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm

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