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5921 Valencia Cir, Rancho Valencia Resort, Rancho Santa Fe, CA 92067-9520
+1 858-759-6246
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  • Excellent76%
  • Very good15%
  • Average6%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
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“risotto” (5 reviews)
“pancakes” (2 reviews)
Open Now
7:00 AM - 2:30 PMAll hours
American, Contemporary, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
5921 Valencia Cir, Rancho Valencia Resort, Rancho Santa Fe, CA 92067-9520
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Reviewed 1 week ago

The atmosphere was lovely, the service was attentive without being pretentious, and the food was creative and delicious. The wine list was quite extensive, but the sommelier was very knowledgeable and helpful in offering suggestions.

Thank Annelizabeth Q R
Reviewed 1 week ago

When faced with two options for dining...which the Rancho Valencia Resort offers in the Pony Room ( Casual Bar Setting) and Veladora ( More Formal, Fine Dining) you're apt to try both if your there for more than a few nights. I often decide that...More

Thank AJDC2015
Reviewed 8 October 2017 via mobile

We love this absolutely beautiful restaurant! Sit out on the patio or inside the dining room ... you can't go wrong. The food is excellent, and the staff is the best. We've eaten here more times than I can't count! Our favorite restaurant!

Thank LivinLifeSD
Reviewed 5 October 2017 via mobile

Perfect service, perfect food! A MUST GO!! Quality is excellent, I wish every restaurant had the same level.... And if you can stay at the Rancho Valencia, it's just perfection!

Thank Luca M
Reviewed 24 September 2017

We went to many restaurants on our recent trip to California and this was definitely one of our favourites. The food was absolutely delicious and the service was great. Would definitely recommend it!

Thank ClaireOsm
Reviewed 30 August 2017

We had high expectations for Veladora since it was located at the Rancho Valencia Resort and Spa, a Relais and Chateaux property. We are local residents in San Diego and have stayed or dined at RV on previous occasions, the last being a few years...More

Thank jal52sandiego
Richard H, General Manager at Veladora, responded to this reviewResponded 18 September 2017

Dear jal52sandiego, Thank you for your glowing review of Veladora, and for joining us for a visit! It is wonderful to see that you enjoyed all the little details, as well as the enhancements we made to the resort since you were last here. Your...More

Reviewed 22 August 2017

Truly delicious. Maybe we should have expected more, but since it was the restaurant at the resort, we didn't look into it carefully. We were in for a treat! Absolutely fabulous meal.

Thank livefortravel878
Reviewed 1 August 2017

While staying at Rancho Valencia we went to Veladora for breakfast, sat outside on the terrace. BF had the Sunrise smoothie with protein boost $11 and I had a pot of green tea $7. They also have a good choice of slow juices and healthy...More

1  Thank Maria B
Reviewed 24 May 2017 via mobile

This is a special place. The food is brilliant, the service is first class and even better if you are lucky enough to get Marcia for a server. The dining room is romantic and cozy. The menu surprises you. I love this place and can't...More

2  Thank Floyd M
Reviewed 14 May 2017

I have eaten at this restaurant on several occasions over the years and remembered it fondly as a truly fine restaurant. However, my last visit was a shock and totally destroyed my pleasant memories. The ambiance of the restaurant is beautiful, and if you don't...More

1  Thank Dan B
Nearby Restaurants
The Pony Room
86 reviews
.02 km away
Dolce Pane E Vino
58 reviews
.95 km away
Leucadia Pizzeria & Italian
30 reviews
.95 km away
Nearby Attractions
Tennis at Rancho Valencia
13 reviews
.09 km away
Del Mar Race Track
454 reviews
7.38 km away
Ranch Santa Fe Golf Course
15 reviews
4.37 km away
The Spa at The Inn
7 reviews
3.62 km away
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$45 - US$75
Dinner, Breakfast, Lunch
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Valet Parking, Wheelchair Accessible, Outdoor Seating, Private Dining, Parking Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Dining Style
Casual Elegant
Good for
Romantic, Groups, Special Occasion Dining, Local cuisine, Business meetings
Open Hours
7:00 AM - 2:30 PM
5:30 PM - 9:30 PM
7:00 AM - 2:30 PM
7:00 AM - 2:30 PM
5:30 PM - 9:30 PM
7:00 AM - 2:30 PM
5:30 PM - 9:30 PM
7:00 AM - 2:30 PM
5:30 PM - 9:30 PM
7:00 AM - 2:30 PM
5:30 PM - 9:30 PM
7:00 AM - 2:30 PM
5:30 PM - 9:30 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 5921 Valencia Cir, Rancho Valencia Resort, Rancho Santa Fe, CA 92067-9520
    (Rancho Diegueno)
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Rancho Santa Fe
  • Phone Number: +1 858-759-6246
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  • This restaurant is at Rancho Valencia
Veladora. Where coast meets ranch. Where sun dappled afternoons fade into lantern lit evenings. And where all things fresh, handcrafted and simply delicious reside. Rancho Valencia's captivating new restaurant is now open and serving Coastal Ranch cuisine for breakfast, lunch and dinner in a stunning modern hacienda setting. An extensive wine menu of over 600 hand selected wines is on hand for sipping and savoring, as well as a welcoming private wine room featuring our rarest bottles for the most special of occasions. Our farm-to-table philosophy is infused throughout Veladora's culinary program, featuring local produce and herbs, flowers and honey cultivated right on property.
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