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“Best BBQ Around”
Review of Hitching Post

Hitching Post
Ranked #1 of 1 Restaurants in Ahwahnee
Certificate of Excellence
Cuisines: American
Dining options: Late Night
Restaurant details
Dining options: Late Night
Solvang, California
Level 4 Contributor
26 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
“Best BBQ Around”
Reviewed February 24, 2013

While the restaurant is normally a bit too noisy for my taste, the food is really fabulous. Appetizers that rock are a grilled artichoke, ostrich with a cherry sauce and more. They have the best lobster and t his is the place I go when I'm in the mood for that. Desserts are always 5 star, so save room!

  • Visited January 2013
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English first
Oakhurst, California
Level 1 Contributor
3 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
“badfood”
Reviewed January 24, 2013

there is a lot of food..but u pay alot.1499 for a chicken.and bacon quesadilla.big place..and nice people there eating..but the bartender was very rude ...
fun place to shoot pool..or sing on fridays...but watch your ticket if there is a man bartender

  • Visited January 2013
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North Fork, California
Level 1 Contributor
3 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
“Local excellance”
Reviewed January 23, 2013

It doesn't get any better. All the food is sooo very good and the amount they give you is huge. My husband and i usually share a meal. The Beer is ice cold and there bloody marys are the best. Friendly staff and always someone to talk to sitting at the bar. We try and go every week.

  • Visited January 2013
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2 Thank Sherry A
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Los Angeles
Level 6 Contributor
80 reviews
40 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 95 helpful votes
“Mountain-size good burgers, fries, onion rings”
Reviewed December 9, 2012

BURGERS ordered medium rare were cooked correctly (not to be taken for granted).

MUSHROOM SWISS BURGER special had gently sauteed mushrooms (still plump, I prefer them cooked much more, but it was O.K.), all good fresh tomato, green lettuce (not iceberg--nice!), raw onion (I removed it all), sesame bun was crunchy golden all around the edges (nice!).

ONION RINGS cooked perfectly, hot, crunchy, cooked enough so not oniony, not oily.

FRIES cooked right, piping hot and crunchy.

GARNISH lettuce (I ate mine), celery (nice!), carrots (do I look like a horse?), pickle wedge (my hubby was grateful).

DIET PEPSI (no Coke) with lemon.

DECOR plain and simple. Charm-free except for antique tools on one small wall area. Clean.

We looked inside on Friday night but it was too noisy to chat, so we ate elsewhere on Friday night, but we ate lunch at the Hitching Post on Saturday.

I, a petite, would go back and hope to share a burger for lunch, or take home half, or if I ate the whole thing, I would have only a snack or appetizer for the other main meal on that day.

  • Visited December 2012
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Mill Valley, California
Level 3 Contributor
11 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
“Locals bar and hangout”
Reviewed October 16, 2012

Taco salad was good and served beautifully. Fish and chips OK. This was chosen because it was near where we stayed....and we arrived late. It definitely was local with sports TV, and country western music in the background. No table service..order at counter. HUGE portions.

Visited October 2012
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3 Thank Debora B
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