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Wandering Dog Wine Bar

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Address: 1539C Mission Dr, Solvang, CA 93463-2607
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+1 805-686-9126
13:00 - 20:00
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Mon - Thu 13:00 - 20:00
Fri 13:00 - 22:00
Sat - Sun 11:00 - 22:00

This is the place to go when you are looking for those hard to find,...

This is the place to go when you are looking for those hard to find, boutique wines from wineries that don't have tasting rooms. We have nearly 50 wines available by the glass everyday, none of which you can find anywhere else. You can enjoy one of our themed tasting flights or relax with a glass of your favorite libation. Now serving beer too! Open daily 11am~8ish, Closed Tuesdays

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Great little place

My husband and I stopped in and was so glad we did. We enjoyed tasting samples of 5 wines from various locations around the world. Wine was delicious, and the hostess was a doll!

Reviewed 5 days ago
Cristy F
Upland, California
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Upland, California
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Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

My husband and I stopped in and was so glad we did. We enjoyed tasting samples of 5 wines from various locations around the world. Wine was delicious, and the hostess was a doll!

Thank Cristy F
Aix-en-Provence, France
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Located right off of main street in downtown Solvang, this dog friendly wine tasting bar had a great selection of local wines and a delicious cheese plate. The bartender was very knowledgable and friendly. Great experience!

Thank kbw111
orange county
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 74 helpful votes
Reviewed 17 April 2017 via mobile

I bought a Groupon for 3wine samples, 6 beer samples and a cheese platter. It was a great value, atmosphere was lively and both the wine and beer selections were great.

Thank mona35
Santa Clarita, California
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Reviewed 7 April 2017 via mobile

During a tuff day or even while visiting Solvang stop by the Wandering Dog to enjoy either a glass or flight of wine/beer with a pairing of cheese. This wine bar is very cool, it has a dog theme as you can tell by the name, but you will enjoy wine/beer with great fellow wine/beer enthusiast and a GREAT bar... More 

Thank guseboy
Chicago, Illinois
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 60 helpful votes
Reviewed 23 March 2017

Like any good wine bar this place has a very nice selection at reasonable prices. They also have very good snacks such as cheese plates. They also sell and serve a very unique drink called Shrubs. Shrubs is a vinegar based drink blended with things like Blueberries and Vanilla It is served on ice added to ginger beer. It has... More 

Thank Alan S
Reno, Nevada
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 27 helpful votes
Reviewed 16 February 2017

Nice beer selection. Although its a great place and service. It lacks the ability to select those beers you enjoy. Light through dark and includes ROOT Beer (that's a first with me). With a very "take it OR leave it" attitude, unfortunately. So my advice would be put it on your list, but close to the bottom. Sorry!

Thank JamesUKUSA69
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Reviewed 31 January 2017

Solvang was a nice excursion on our way to Santa Barbara, and the Wandering Dog Wine Bar was an excellent choice to get a glass of vino with our pup in tow. The sommelier was friendly and knowledgeable and the red wines did not disappoint. Excellent rating for attending to our pup with greetings and treats.

Thank tanya p
Rio de Janeiro, RJ
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Reviewed 21 January 2017

We were going from Santa Monica to San luis Obispo when we decided to stop in Solvang. We decided to go to a place to buy some bottles of wines. This place was wonderful. We loved to go there. We bought wines and we decided to rest a bit before moving to SLO. Wonderful place.

Thank Luiz C
San Diego
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Reviewed 14 November 2016

We visited this very cute wine bar & tasting room. The staff was great and it was filled with locals, even one of the local dogs with her wine drinking Mom & Dad. Enjoyed their wines and they also offer small plates of things to nibble. A very nice place to relax and enjoy their local wines vs those big... More 

Thank garynordstrom
Buena Park, California
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Reviewed 27 October 2016

First, the people here are super friendly and easy to talk with. The wine flights had excellent choices to enjoy. We ended up buying 4 bottles of wine. The unexpected part....my husband has discovered that he likes vinegar shrubs. The bartender gave him a sample of a spicy one (the Margarita, I think). He loved it so much that he... More 

Thank Cr8ed1

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