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River Grill At The Alisal

150 Alisal Rd, Solvang, CA 93463
(805) 688-7784
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Ranked #44 of 57 Restaurants in Solvang
Hours:
Sun - Mon 7:00 am - 3:00 pm
Tue - Sat 7:00 am - 9:00 pm
Cuisines: American
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Good for: Scenic view
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch
Dining style: Casual Elegant
Cross street: Oak St.
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Leaburg, Oregon
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91 reviews 91 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
107 helpful votes 107 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 17, 2014

Try the fish tacos, the hamburgers, and the soups. All are excellent, and on a nice day, the atmosphere on the outside deck makes for a perfect midday stop. This is not on the main drag in Solvang, but is just a ten minute walk, or a two minute drive from downtown Solvang.

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Sydney, Australia
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28 reviews 28 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 29, 2013 via mobile

Pro - excellent views and atmosphere Con - food has no effort put in. Caesar salad looked like it was from a supermarket packet. Beef brisket had old strips of beef squeezed between two loafs of bread. No cooking - service non existent

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Buellton, California
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7 reviews 7 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 19, 2013

A great place for lunch after a round of golf or a little time on the driving range. Pleasant atmosphere, good service and good food.

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Los Olivos, Ca
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60 reviews 60 reviews
27 restaurant reviews
50 helpful votes 50 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed January 18, 2013

Sign in door Jan 17, 2013, says they will be open for breakfast and lunch only. Dinner is no longer an option.

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Enniskerry, Ireland
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29 reviews 29 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 12, 2013

The setting is beautiful but the service was actually pretty lousy and the food was just okay. We've been here twice just because my husband loves being at the golf course. Other than that, there are much better places to eat!

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13 reviews 13 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 8, 2012

I would probably not go back. The menu was limited as were the portions. It was disappointing. I used to go there for lunch 10 years ago while I lived in the area. The golf course is run down. They had tarps over the driving range. It just looked like it needed some TLC.

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Los Olivos, Ca
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60 reviews 60 reviews
27 restaurant reviews
50 helpful votes 50 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed July 20, 2012

Friday night, 6 pm, one guy at the bar, I order a steak medium rare. One diner, mind you. Chef sends it out well done. Either the folks here don't know, don't care, or are deliberately rude to the clientele, whatever, I'll never go there again and I've tried - giving them the best of the doubt for what? 25... More

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Lompoc, California
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77 reviews 77 reviews
57 restaurant reviews
57 helpful votes 57 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 6, 2012

My husband and I went here for lunch,(we live in Lompoc) and it was worth the 1/2 hour drive. It was a beautiful warm breezy day, and we sat on the patio with absolutey gorgeous views of the surrounding hills and golf course. Lunch was wonderful with many innovative sandwiches etc., And before we left I checked out the dinner... More

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Solvang, California
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25 reviews 25 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
21 helpful votes 21 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed May 25, 2012

food was average, nothing special but service was very poor with unfriendly staff

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Santa Barbara, California
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10 reviews 10 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 10, 2012

This Ranch was once part of a great Mexican landgrant Ranch owned by the Carrillo Family. The River Grill is in a beautiful setting with great food and atmosphere among the famous California Oak trees.

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