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Bit O'Denmark Incorporated

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473 Alisal Rd Ste A, Solvang, CA 93463
(805) 688-5426
Today
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
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Hours:
Sun - Sat 11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, Reservations, Buffet

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  • 33
    Excellent
  • 35
    Very good
  • 25
    Average
  • 15
    Poor
  • 14
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    3.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    3.5 of 5 stars
Mediocre food, a bit like institutional food...

Nothing special here, especially for the price. The smorgasbord items were not very tasty and were "on par" with some place like Golden Corral or similar "buffets". I would have given this place 2 1/2 stars, if I could. The place needs a serious face lift, as well. The best thing was the... read more

3 of 5 starsReviewed April 4, 2015
srarakawa
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Los Angeles, California
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122 Reviews from our TripAdvisor Community

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English first
Los Angeles, California
Top Contributor
113 reviews 113 reviews
78 restaurant reviews
48 helpful votes 48 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 4, 2015

Nothing special here, especially for the price. The smorgasbord items were not very tasty and were "on par" with some place like Golden Corral or similar "buffets". I would have given this place 2 1/2 stars, if I could. The place needs a serious face lift, as well. The best thing was the service.

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Irvine, California
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25 reviews 25 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
43 helpful votes 43 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed March 30, 2015

We were in Solvang for a couple of days and I thought we should have some Danish food. I liked the outside of this restaurant, so we decided to try it. The items on the fixed menu were not too appealing, so we opted for the smorgasbord. Several of the cold items were OK and some were even associated with... More 

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Top Contributor
95 reviews 95 reviews
58 restaurant reviews
31 helpful votes 31 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 17, 2015 via mobile

Four of us stopped for dinner here and had a very nice time. They were happy to modify the items to accommodate the tastes of my friends. I had the special chicken Parmesan which was plentiful and full of flavor. Wine and beer were a little pricey but otherwise it was a very nice dinner.

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San Antonio, Texas
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9 reviews 9 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed February 19, 2015

The "Danish" pork roast (4 slices) was dry. The prunes that were supposed to be there weren't. The potatoes were cold. All this for $19. The only redeeming feature was the single (!) server, bless him, who ran his posterior off to do what he could to make the customers happy. But you can only serve what the kitchen gives... More 

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Villa Park, California
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30 reviews 30 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 9, 2015

This is a must when in Solvang. It is authentic Scandinavian food and the menu is extensive. (Yes, you can get a cheeseburger, but why?) I had roasted duck and my wife had chicken Kiev. Both served with amazing vegetables and braised purple cabbage. Mine had boiled potatoes and the Kiev had garlic mashed potatoes. Both dishes were very well... More 

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San Diego
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11 reviews 11 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 28, 2015

Fun? At a restaurant? Yes. That's because after dinner, there was a live band playing in the other room and it had a small but useable dance floor. My wife and I visited Solvang in the off season so it wasn't that crowded. The concierge at our hotel recommended Bit O' Denmark if we wanted to dance. We arrived at... More 

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Los Angeles, California
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44 reviews 44 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
21 helpful votes 21 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 4, 2015

Their specialty is Danish food, so stay away from the hamburgers and other American food. It's not their best. Everything else is very good, though. Can get very crowded between noon and 2:00.

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Groveland, California
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99 reviews 99 reviews
32 restaurant reviews
121 helpful votes 121 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 14, 2014

For my 2nd visit to Solvang with my granddaughter on her 1st visit, we want an authentic Danish meal selection in a nice setting. This Bit O'Denmark offered all that, and I would recommend it. We got a window booth, and we opted for the Danish buffet although ordering off the menu was also an option and offered lots of... More 

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Los Angeles, California
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4 reviews 4 reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 29, 2014

We stopped in here and saw the cool little bar. So we stayed and had the BEST 'made from scratch' Bloody Mary's. The bartender was awesome. There was a nice looking salad bar in there too. It was very busy and the food looked pretty tasty.

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Lompoc, California
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11 reviews 11 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 16, 2014

Great selection of salads and hot entrees. Good value. Meatballs are delicious (Frickadeller). Very authentic.

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 473 Alisal Rd Ste A, Solvang, CA 93463
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Solvang
  • Phone Number: (805) 688-5426

Price and Cuisine

  • Average Prices: USD 10 - 22
  • Cuisine: Scandinavian
Open Hours
Sunday
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Monday
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Tuesday
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Wednesday
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Thursday
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Friday
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Saturday
11:00 am - 9:00 pm

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