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Root 246

420 Alisal Rd, Solvang, CA 93463-3741
+1 805-686-8681
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  • Excellent54%
  • Very good28%
  • Average10%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible3%
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American, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
420 Alisal Rd, Solvang, CA 93463-3741
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Reviewed 9 November 2017

I’ll start off with stating the service was excellent! But that is were the compliments end. The food was a major disappointment. I never need to salt my food as I really don’t need a lot but the food was so bland, both of us...More

Thank Rodney A
Reviewed 9 November 2017

What a delicious meal we had at this restaurant! Highly recommended. The restaurant itself is lovely. The service was absolutely wonderful. And the food was delicious. There are also some interesting cocktails, and a very well-priced wine list. The salads (The Wedge, and The Caesar)...More

Thank NatAtHome
Reviewed 20 October 2017 via mobile

Great service, exceptional food and a beautiful location. Would highly recommend. The soup and scallops are just so mouthwatering. Lovely atmosphere in a great setting.

Thank AliE241
Reviewed 11 October 2017

I can't say enough positive things about this restaurant. The front desk was personable and courteous, the bar staff was helpful and made delicious drinks, and the wait staff was professional and fun and very knowledgable! The food was fabulous. I'll go back here every...More

Thank TJ S
Reviewed 4 October 2017

Have eaten there a couple of times and have loved it each time. You can even eat in the kitchen with the chef if you reserve that option. They do have a nice private room behind a glass wall and behind the wine rack. Nice...More

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Reviewed 3 October 2017

Both myself and my friend had a wonderful meal at this fine restaurant. I had scallops which were outstanding, but for the price of 42.00 I should have had 4 instead of 3 as they were very small, but not complaining as those 3 were...More

Thank Dottie L
Reviewed 26 September 2017

We ate two meals here as part of a group event we were attending at the Corque Hotel next door. The first was a buffet dinner that was excellent. The most impressive was asparagus served at just the right texture on a buffet line for...More

Thank Pauline N
Reviewed 26 September 2017

We came here recently with family after wine tasting and it was absolutely delicious. Everything is farm to table. The service was impeccable. And they make a lovely "Happy Birthday" in chocolate syrup on my mom's creme brulee

Thank AnalieseD
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Reviewed 25 September 2017 via mobile

We had a great meal here sitting in the bar. After a truly awful service experience at Hitching Post, which we left without even eating, we went to Root 246 (one of the very few places open past 9). We were relieved and happy to...More

Thank A TripAdvisor Member
Reviewed 7 September 2017 via mobile

Visited twice during our stay in Solvang! Service is wonderful. Food is delicious and the menu has a good variety. Berry cobbler is delicious as is their gumbo!

Thank sandra a
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27 April 2018|
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Response from 293bradleyc | Reviewed this property |
I noticed that when we had dinner there were two large groups having a special event / dinner... all seemed to be having a great time...
4 June 2017|
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Response from SPAT7 | Reviewed this property |
It is a dine in restaurant with tables arranged close to each other. They have outside seating as well and that could be used when arrived with pets.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$25 - US$100
Dinner, Brunch, Breakfast, Lunch, After-hours, Drinks
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Private Dining, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Television, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Dining Style
Casual Elegant
Good for
Groups, Romantic, Special Occasion Dining, Business meetings, Local cuisine, Bar Scene
Open Hours
10:00 AM - 2:00 PM
5:00 PM - 9:00 PM
5:00 PM - 9:00 PM
5:00 PM - 9:00 PM
5:00 PM - 9:00 PM
5:00 PM - 10:00 PM
5:00 PM - 10:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 420 Alisal Rd, Solvang, CA 93463-3741
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Solvang
  • Phone Number: +1 805-686-8681
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