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Succulent Cafe

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1555 Mission Dr, Solvang, CA 93463-2607 (4th Place)
+1 805-691-9444
10:00 am - 9:00 pm
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Mon 10:00 am - 9:00 pm
Wed - Fri 10:00 am - 9:00 pm
Sat - Sun 8:30 am - 9:00 pm
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St. John's, Canada
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8 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

An interesting menu. Very good salad, flat breads, soups and seafood. Nice wine list and very good service. We were there on Mother's Day and it was full. It would have been nice to eat outside but it was too cold during our visit, even though there were heaters and blankets available.

Thank 307juanitak
Ontario, California
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6 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Best meal we had while in Solvang!! Highly recommend the three pigs, Brussels sprouts and the shrimp salad. The biscuit's were amazing!!

Thank Katrice M
Santa Ynez, CA
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41 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I had the seabass and it was delicious. The staff was very good. Perhaps only disappointment is that the ambience doesn't match the prices.

Thank gaylestrip
Los Angeles, California
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54 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We were in the area and had decided to stop in Solvang for dinner. The "charcuterie" sign is what pulled us in. We arrived around 6 with no reservation, yet they were able to seat us immediately inside. We got a 3X3 charcuterie plate and the lamb burger. Both were outstanding. In fact, the lamb burger was the best I... More 

Thank MaltBalls
San Clemente, California
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26 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Stopped at the Succulent Cafe after a recommendation from a local winery and it was a homerun!! Food was very good, and the biscuits that they bring to the table with jam... OH MY!! We weren't too hungry so we just split a chicken dish and each had a beer. (Oh and a second batch of biscuits found their way... More 

Thank Christy B
Cavan, Ireland
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137 reviews
72 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 58 helpful votes
Reviewed April 17, 2017 via mobile

Great service (kelly I think??) and great starters to share. Good wine list. I enjoyed my meal (duck breast) but I think it was possibly overpriced for the overall quality and presentation of the food which was fairly basic. Great choices though, burgers, pizza, salads And meat dishes like pork, duck, steak etc

Thank RoMcD2014
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119 reviews
66 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 67 helpful votes
Reviewed April 17, 2017

We had a most enjoyable meal here. The brussels sprouts were a hit. Our waiter was a very engaging fellow and made for a most enjoyable evening. The guys know his business.

Thank ALLISONMidland
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3 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed April 13, 2017 via mobile

Disinterested server, no eye contact, had to go up to counter to ask for check. Food definitely overrated. Despite asking for great table a day ahead of time to celebrate a birthday, there was no attention given to the occasion. Very disappointed, and will not go back.

Thank Bev A
Los Angeles, California, United States
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31 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 43 helpful votes
Reviewed April 13, 2017

Casual outdoor restaurant that is dog-friendly and cute. This restaurant was not on our list to visit, but since so many things close early in Solvang, Los Olivos and Santa Ynez, we checked out Succulent, one of the fee outdoor restaurants with heat lamps strong enough for folks to eat outside on a chillier evening. The menu was fine -... More 

Thank Ken R
Des Moines, Iowa
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13 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
Reviewed April 10, 2017 via mobile

Delicious! I recommend the meatloaf! Best I have ever had! So a group of about 14 of us went there to eat dinner with reservations. Something for everyone. Everyone had a variety of different dinners and no complaints. We had the meat and cheese appetizers, yum. Lemon Drop and Bacon Bloody Mary's, yum. Gluten free crust pizza, bacon wrapped scallops,... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
$10 - $36
American, Wine Bar, Gluten Free Options, Vegetarian Friendly
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, Breakfast
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Wine and Beer, Reservations, Wheelchair Accessible, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Accepts Discover
Dining Style
Casual Elegant
Good for
Local cuisine, Families with children, Kids, Special occasions
Open Hours
8:30 am - 9:00 pm
10:00 am - 9:00 pm
10:00 am - 9:00 pm
10:00 am - 9:00 pm
10:00 am - 9:00 pm
8:30 am - 9:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1555 Mission Dr, Solvang, CA 93463-2607
    (4th Place)
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Solvang
  • Phone Number: +1 805-691-9444
Succulent Cafe is in the heart of downtown Solvang, Ca. Our Daily Menu serves breakfast & lunch items and our dinner menu serves up comfort cuisine with a twist! We're open everyday but Tuesday. Lots of bacon, housemade soups & dressings, desserts, and wonderful local wine & craft beer. Many ingredients are seasonal and locally-sourced when possible. From eggs benedict to sandwiches to our signature 3 Little Pigs, come see what we're all about!

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