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Fresco Valley Cafe

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442 Atterdag Rd, Solvang, CA 93463-2731
+1 805-688-8857
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11:00 am - 8:00 pm
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Mon - Tue 11:00 am - 3:00 pm
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San Clemente, California
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13 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

I had the best quiche I've ever had here. It was the quiche special and was really exceptional. This cafe is an "order at the front, and they bring you your food". The guy behind the order counter was very welcoming and very efficient. Our food was delivered very quickly too. It has a charming patio a little off one... More 

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Simi Valley, California
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16 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

Came in for lunch when we were not in the mood for Scandinavian fair. It did not disappoint, as the food has a Euro influence with American touches. A little more expensive than just a fast food joint but the staff is friendly and the food is great!!! Well worth the price in everyday. Homemade food taste with a reasonable... More 

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Mathew R, Owner at Fresco Valley Cafe, responded to this review

It's wonderful to know that our food really hit the spot for you! Thank you for giving our cafe a try. Hopefully it wasn't the last time we'll see you -- we'd love to welcome you back again for another meal soon. Until then, Mathew Raab, Owner More 

Solvang, California
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18 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

I have had lunch here and have been impressed on more than one occasion. Not fancy....casual....I have not had dinner here

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Thank Ballplayer2
Mathew R, Owner at Fresco Valley Cafe, responded to this review

Kirkgard, thank you for joining us for lunch! We'd love to welcome you in for dinner sometime. We also have happy hour Wednesday-Sunday 3-5 PM. We appreciate the review and hope to serve you again soon! Take care, Mathew Raab, Owner More 

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8 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

I would highly recommend this restaurant. The food, service, and atmosphere was great. We had 4 different meals and all were wonderful!

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Thank Scott T
Mathew R, Owner at Fresco Valley Cafe, responded to this review

Scott, what an honor! Thank you so much for this high praise. I'm thrilled that you enjoyed your meals so much. I hope we get to welcome you back again very soon! Take care, Mathew Raab, Owner More 

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11 restaurant reviews
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Big disappointment when my daughter and I ate at this restaurant. We chose this restaurant based on other reviews and we did not find the food to be all that great! I ate the spinach manicotti, which tasted like it was just reheated after being frozen. There was even water on my plate around the sauce. My daughter had the... More 

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Thank Diana R
Mathew R, Owner at Fresco Valley Cafe, responded to this review

Diana, I'm really disappointed that our food wasn't what you were hoping for. We don't often receive concerns like this, so I'm afraid you caught us on an off day. Thank you for bringing this to my attention -- I'll definitely keep it in mind going forward. Hope to hear back, Mathew Raab, Owner More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

Tried a few other restaurants but this one was by far the most friendly they even have a dog menu. It's a little off the main track but worth it.

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Thank Mary H
Mathew R, Owner at Fresco Valley Cafe, responded to this review

It's easy to be friendly when we have such wonderful guests, Mary! Thank you so much for giving us a try, and for writing such a lovely review. Your support means the world to us! Until next time, Mathew Raab, Owner More 

Arroyo Grande, California
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13 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 20, 2016

Enjoy sitting outside in a quiet alcove in Solvang with your pooch, enjoying good food for lunch of early dinner. Great before going to PCPA which is right around the corner.

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Mathew R, Owner at Fresco Valley Cafe, responded to this review

Carie, I'm so glad that you and your pup got to try us out! Thank you for all the support -- it's such a big help for us. Hope to welcome you both back for some more patio dining again soon. Take care, Mathew Raab, Owner More 

Ventura, California
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238 reviews
105 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 13, 2016

My friend and I enjoyed a tasty lunch. We sat inside in the pleasant dining room. It was a bit too hot outside. The chicken pesto salad on toasted sourdough was really good. The turkey wrap was quite big and delicious. The fruit salad was a bit disappointing. We definitely would return. Patrons order at a counter and the meal... More 

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Thank Sundancer93003
Mathew R, Owner at Fresco Valley Cafe, responded to this review

Thanks for enjoying a tasty lunch with us! I love hearing that you were happy with the chicken pesto sandwich and turkey club wrap, hopefully we can impress you with our fruit salad the next time around. Hope to see you again soon! All the best, Mathew Raab, Owner More 

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11 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 6, 2016

This cafe was a perfect choice for a quick lunch on a Saturday in Solvang. There were lots of crowded full-service restaurants closer to the town center, but this was just a few blocks away, quiet and with lots of good food options. I enjoyed the clam chowder and mushroom/brie sandwich, while my friends enjoyed various salads and the fried... More 

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Thank Betty W
Mathew R, Owner at Fresco Valley Cafe, responded to this review

It sounds like you had an excellent visit with us, Betty! Thank you so much for stopping by and for writing this review. I'm so glad that you loved our soda selection so much -- hope you found one you love! Until next time, Mathew Raab, Owner More 

White Plains, Maryland
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3 reviews
2 of 5 stars Reviewed July 4, 2016 via mobile

Visited Fresco on a holiday weekend with sparse business during height of dinner--only about 1/2 to 3/4 full. Just two of us, but we had to wait longer than normal, which I wouldn't mind if the food was exceptional or the place was really busy, but neither were the case. Reuben sandwich toasted and all but burnt, meat was dry,... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 stars
Cuisine
American, Cafe
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Reservations, Waitstaff
Good for
Families with children, Large groups
Open Hours
Sunday
11:00 am - 8:00 pm
Monday
11:00 am - 3:00 pm
Tuesday
11:00 am - 3:00 pm
Wednesday
11:00 am - 8:00 pm
Thursday
11:00 am - 8:00 pm
Friday
11:00 am - 8:00 pm
Saturday
11:00 am - 8:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 442 Atterdag Rd, Solvang, CA 93463-2731
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Solvang
  • Phone Number: +1 805-688-8857
Description
Fresco Valley Cafe places an emphasis on organic & natural ingredients with much of the menu items made from scratch. We proudly offer regional, local beer and wine with a variety of microbrews. Join us at Fresco Valley Cafe and experience the difference. Your table is waiting!

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?