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Cafe Provence at The Petersen Village Inn

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1576 Mission Dr, Solvang, CA 93463-3601
2:00 pm - 10:00 pm
5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
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Sun - Thu 2:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Sun - Sat 5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Fri - Sat 2:00 pm - 11:00 pm
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 29, 2015

Petersen Village Inn restaurant was excellent. Have eaten their since they started dinner years ago. Now its changed to the Landsbury Inn stayed their in May 2015, The whole experience is different. Breakfast is very expensive & the free continental wasn't that great. I could go on & on about this place because we have been staying at the inn... More 

1 Thank january16
Angelus Oaks, California, United States
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 19, 2014

The café is part of the elegance that is Peterson's Village Inn. Yes I would return and you should also. It is just a great experience...kind of the elegance that once was...

1 Thank Kay W
Dripping Springs, Texas
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 6, 2014

A great little bistro in an Old World Charm inn located in the heart of Solvang. Quiet, charming. Great service and excellent food.

Thank Doug P
San Diego, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 14, 2014

Like my review of the inn, a meal here is a very great dining experience. we usually book a stay that includes at least one dinner here, and have always enjoyed the meals. The Chef has never disappointed, all the meals have been excellent.

Thank Michael-In-SD
Pismo Beach, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 13, 2014

The setting is beautiful elegance, the service excellent. The food is truly exceptional. This is a perfect place and setting for a romantic dinner. Highly recommended.

Thank the_perfect_shot
Ventura, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 25, 2014

We enjoy the three course dinner included with the theater package. Everything is tasty and be sure to get the molten, chocolate cake for dessert. It is worth the calories!

1 Thank Sundancer93003
Los Angeles, California
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 4, 2014

We had the continental breakfast buffet, which included hard boiled eggs, yogurt, fresh fruit (strawberries), bagels and dry cereal. The eggs were very good, cooked perfectly! The strawberries were sweet and fresh, and the sweetened yogurt was a good pairing with the fruit. Our server made sure that we did not ru out of hot coffee. Tables overlook a courtyard,... More 

1 Thank WorldWideTravelerCA
Palo Alto, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 22, 2014

We spent the 3 days at the Petersen Village Inn. In order to make things convenient we decided to have dinner there one of the nights. It was a very,very good idea! The main course choices were Petite Filet, Salmon, and Chicken Province. Each one was prepared with such excellence that we all wanted to try each others. For our... More 

Thank wahine1
Morro Bay, California
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 25, 2013

Good food and service in the small hotel dining room overlooking the patio. We enjoyed the chicken in lemon butter sauce with capers as well as the Wiener Schnitzel. Would be nice to include a salad with dinner but unfortunately everything is a la carte so can be a bit pricey. Reasonable wine list.

1 Thank 2Profs
Solvang, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 24, 2013

The food at Cafe Provence is wonderful and I've been there many times to enjoy some of the old world type dishes from top restaurants from decades ago like Coq au vin. Desserts are fabulous and the restaurant and Inn feels like staying at an old world top quality hotel in Europe. Don't miss it!

1 Thank LJClarkAtty

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    5 of 5 stars
    5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    5 of 5 stars
    5 of 5 stars
Average prices
$20 - $40
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff
Open Hours
2:00 pm - 10:00 pm
5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
2:00 pm - 10:00 pm
5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
2:00 pm - 10:00 pm
5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
2:00 pm - 10:00 pm
5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
2:00 pm - 10:00 pm
5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
2:00 pm - 11:00 pm
5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
2:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1576 Mission Dr, Solvang, CA 93463-3601
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Solvang
  • Phone Number: 800-321-8985
Cafe Provence features European & Mediterranean cuisine wonderfully prepared by award-winning Chef Erminio Dal-Fuoco. Leisurely dine in the unhurried atmosphere of the upscale bistro-style dining room while sipping wine from one of the local valley wineries featured on the Cafes wine list. Arrangements can be made for small private dinner parties and winemaker dinners. Open for Dinner nightly. Reservations highly recommended.

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