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Santa Ynez Cafe

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606 Alamo Pintado Rd, Solvang, CA 93463-2284
+1 805-688-3543
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  • Excellent62%
  • Very good23%
  • Average15%
  • Poor0%
  • Terrible0%
Dec 17, 2017
“A great discovery”
Nov 19, 2017
“The best breakfast place in Solvang”
Open Now
6:00 AM - 5:00 PM Hours
Cafe, American, Mediterranean, Middle Eastern
$$ - $$$
606 Alamo Pintado Rd, Solvang, CA 93463-2284
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Reviewed December 17, 2017

Small, unassuming restaurant. Wonderful fresh food. Tastes homemade! The middle eastern food is the best. Excellent meat skewers, hummus, stuffed grape leaves. Good, friendly service.

Thank Penny1968
Reviewed November 19, 2017

We really enjoyed breakfast at this cafe, particulary because our hotel (Hotel Corque) did not have a restaurant serving breakfast on its premises. It was so good, we ended up eating breakfast here TWO TIMES while staying in Solvang, CA. We highly recommend the omelettes,...More

Thank Matt C
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Reviewed December 26, 2016 via mobile

We just stopped in for a quick breakfast - it did the job. My bagel breakfast sandwich was good and the breakfast skillet looked tasty. The lunch offerings smelled great and I would come back to try that.

Thank kmfesq
Reviewed August 24, 2016

This unassuming café in the corner of the Nielson's shopping center has transformed itself. Whereas formerly it just served coffee and bagels, it now is open for both lunch and dinner, and, if you want, you can get "take-out." I have been there now three...More

Thank Elizabeth K
Reviewed August 21, 2016

quite different from what I expected. Nothing to write home about. More fast food atmosphere than restaurant.

Thank ventc
Reviewed August 10, 2016

New but really good food and service also great coffee, breakfast is very affordable, lunch and dinner specials every day

Thank Bill93012
Reviewed June 22, 2016

This cafe is new, unique, and fills a niche for us who live here in Solvang. In the morning, it's a quality coffee house with great espresso drinks and a nice variety of breakfast options. Lunch features a wide selection of sandwiches, salads, burgers, and...More

Thank chrisbsquared
Reviewed April 17, 2016

We had dinner at Santa Ynez Cafe last night. It was excellent. The setting is pleasant and casual with white linen tablecloths to add a touch of sophistication. We both had lentil soup which was seasoned great and served hot with warm fresh bread, oil...More

Thank marmaryh
Reviewed February 2, 2016

great place to meet for coffee, breakfast or lunch. Friendly get together, reasonably priced and quick service

Reviewed July 29, 2015

From the center of town, it's a pleasant 15-minute walk east on Mission to this wonderful cafe with homemade pastries and fresh-brewed coffee. More of a locals place--and therefore more appealing to us. We went back twice.

Thank Archinerds
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Breakfast, Lunch, Brunch
Restaurant features
Seating, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Families with children
Open Hours
6:30 AM - 4:00 PM
6:00 AM - 5:00 PM
6:00 AM - 5:00 PM
6:00 AM - 5:00 PM
6:00 AM - 5:00 PM
6:00 AM - 5:00 PM
6:30 AM - 5:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 606 Alamo Pintado Rd, Solvang, CA 93463-2284
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Solvang
  • Phone Number: +1 805-688-3543
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