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The Greenhouse Cafe

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American, Cafe, Scandinavian, Danish, European, Vegetarian Friendly
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487 Atterdag Rd, Solvang, CA 93463-2730
(805) 688-8408
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8:30 am - 8:00 pm
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Mon - Thu 8:00 am - 8:30 pm
Fri - Sun 8:30 am - 8:00 pm
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Woodbridge, California
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 47 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

Indoor inside a greenhouse or outside on a lovely patio. We chose outside with the sound of the water fountain on a perfectly lovely day in August. Terrific service and food. Wonderful lobster wrap sandwich on a tomato tortilla (have never seen this before on a menu!), excellent caprese salad and excellent split pea soup with ham. We will definitely... More 

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Santa Clara, California
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42 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

Adorable little spot in Solvang. Nice outdoor patio. Food was quite good for breakfast, and the service was spot-on. This place was a rare find, since most of the restaurants in Solvang were very touristy with bad food. We would definitely go back here again.

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Downey, California
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 13, 2016

What a great little café! My family and I had breakfast here last week. I greatly appreciate that this is a dog-friendly restaurant. Because of our dog, we sat outside in the side patio. Our waiter, Drew, was such a sweet guy. The food was delicious and more than plentiful for our first meal of the day. I highly recommend... More 

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CA
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 13, 2016

If the weather is nice, and you want to eat outside under an umbrella, this is a good stop right in town. The salad was good, but would've been better with the fresh tomatoes that are locally grown. Watching the many tourists walk by on this busy sidestreet was a nice break in our walk around the town.

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Los Angeles, California
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18 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 2, 2016 via mobile

We had two meals -- a breakfast and a lunch -- during a recent visit to Solvang. The restaurant is in a great location, a block south of Highway 246 in the center of Solvang. The outdoor patio is a good spot, with less traffic noise than at the restaurants with outdoor dining located on the Highway. The breakfasts were... More 

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Fullerton, California
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 23, 2016

Friendly servers made eating alone enjoyable! Having decided to forego the free continental breakfast at simple but quality food

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Ponte Vedra Beach, Florida
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 22, 2016 via mobile

Good food and service was above average. Had lobster wrap which actually had a fair amount of lobster. Ordered the house Sauvignon which came from Firestone in Buelton which was good. Will come back on a future visit.

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Phoenix, Arizona
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 40 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 20, 2016

How relaxing to sit outdoors surrounded by the sights of charming Solvang while having a wonderful breakfast. The lobster omelette was just perfect. What a treat. My husband and I shared an order of aebleskiver - kind of puffy ball shaped pancakes with powdered sugar and served with raspberry jam. The coffee was quite strong and brewed just the way... More 

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Brookings, Oregon
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 39 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 19, 2016 via mobile

A lobster omelette with hashbrowns andDanish pork sausage- Danish pancake with Danish French toast and amberscan ( rolled pancake with powder sugar) Delicious and they have espresso coffee which was fantastic Beautiful day sitting outside

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Wildomar, California
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 13, 2016

Since many restaurants serve portions that are more than I usually eat, I opted for 1/2 of a turkey sandwich and salad. I was surprised to get a sandwich that did not skimp on the ingredients and a green salad that took up most of the space on the lunch platter. The marbled rye was delicious, the turkey nicely roasted,... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Cuisine
American, Cafe, Scandinavian, Danish, European, Vegetarian Friendly
Meals
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Families with children
Open Hours
Sunday
8:30 am - 8:00 pm
Monday
8:00 am - 8:30 pm
Tuesday
8:00 am - 8:30 pm
Wednesday
8:00 am - 8:30 pm
Thursday
8:00 am - 8:30 pm
Friday
8:30 am - 8:00 pm
Saturday
8:30 am - 8:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 487 Atterdag Rd, Solvang, CA 93463-2730
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Solvang
  • Phone Number: (805) 688-8408

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?