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Fresco Valley Cafe

442 Atterdag Rd, Solvang, CA 93463-2731
+1 805-688-8857
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  • Excellent59%
  • Very good30%
  • Average7%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible1%
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American, Cafe, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
442 Atterdag Rd, Solvang, CA 93463-2731
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Reviewed 22 August 2017 via mobile

Based on another trip adviser review (many thanks!), my husband & I ate lunch here and had an EXCELLENT experience. I loved my warm spinach salad & my husband enjoyed his tuna salad on ciabatta bread. For him, although the ciabatta was very good, he...More

Thank Audrey K
Reviewed 26 July 2017

We checked this out too late one day, but returned another to have breakfast. Opens at 0800 to about 3pm. Breakfast and lunch only. Great food and very tasty! Self serve coffee and water. Order at counter and pay in advance setup. Outdoor eating spots...More

Thank Steve E
Mathew R, Owner at Fresco Valley Cafe, responded to this reviewResponded 28 July 2017

Steve, thank you so much for all the kind words regarding our cafe! It was such a pleasure hosting you, and I'm delighted you're so familiar with our breakfast and lunch options. Anytime you're in the mood to relax on our patio with some wonderful...More

Reviewed 19 July 2017

My husband and I love brunch. I love breakfast and he loves lunch food, even at 10am. We came up to Solvang for a wedding weekend and wanted delicious food, without the wait, at a great price. We know Solvang is famous for pancake houses...More

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Mathew R, Owner at Fresco Valley Cafe, responded to this reviewResponded 21 July 2017

Katie, it was such a pleasure hosting you and your husband! The team and I love being your go-to place around Solvang, and we hope that the next time you're craving a delicious, fresh meal, you'll both drop on by. Till next time -- please...More

Reviewed 10 July 2017

There are quite a few breakfast options in Solvang but for us, this is the best. Fresh ingredients, nicely prepared and topped off by a friendly staff. Nice patio seating that catches the morning sun. It is located just off the main street so thankfully...More

Thank Kevin W
Mathew R, Owner at Fresco Valley Cafe, responded to this reviewResponded 12 July 2017

Kevin, the team and I are delighted to be your go-to breakfast place! Thank you so much for all the kind words regarding the team's service and our fare, and I hope you'll drop by real soon to sample our lunch -- there's a lot...More

Reviewed 9 July 2017

They had a lot of interesting choices and everyone enjoyed their dishes. Good Danish pancake, avocado toast and breakfast sando. Nice patio setting to eat outdoors. Parking convenient right next to the restaurant. Friendly, helpful staff.

Thank Rachel R
Mathew R, Owner at Fresco Valley Cafe, responded to this reviewResponded 11 July 2017

Rachel, glad you found your Danish pancakes and the rest of your meal delicious. Anytime you'd like to relax on our patio, please don't hesitate to drop on by. Till next time! Take care, Mathew Raab, Owner

Reviewed 4 July 2017

This place made our entire Solvang Trip. We loved it so much we went back twice! The breakfast was amazing, food so fresh and tasty and great options for vegetarians.

Thank Katem5859
Mathew R, Owner at Fresco Valley Cafe, responded to this reviewResponded 6 July 2017

Katem, glad we could help make your trip one for the books! It was such a pleasure hosting you, and thank you so much for the stars. Drop on by anytime you're craving something delicious. Best, Mathew Raab, Owner

Reviewed 8 May 2017

Our group of six people was walking around looking for breakfast after Paula's Pancake's House's line was too long. We ran into Fresco Valley Cafe. I had the Morning Wrap and it came with a huge side of fruit. It was all very delicious. I...More

Thank PlayitaTravel
Mathew R, Owner at Fresco Valley Cafe, responded to this reviewResponded 10 May 2017

I'm glad your group stopped by for breakfast with us! You made a great choice getting the Morning Wrap, and I'm delighted you enjoyed our generous portion of fruit that complements the dish. It's great knowing you're party enjoyed their meals, too, and I truly...More

Reviewed 9 April 2017 via mobile

My husband and I ate lunch here based upon the positive reviews we read. And we weren't​ disappointed. At this Cafe one orders at the counter and takes a number to their table. Our food arrived promptly. I had the blackened salmon tacos on corn...More

Thank time4me64
Mathew R, Owner at Fresco Valley Cafe, responded to this reviewResponded 12 April 2017

Thank you for stopping by and for taking the time to leave us this review. I'm pleased that the blackened salmon tacos, veggie burger, and fruit salad all hit the spot, and it's nice to know that the cream of broccoli also made a good...More

Reviewed 8 April 2017

Our lunch, at the Fresco Valley Cafe in Solvang, was just wonderful. My wife and I arrived in the late afternoon and we were able to pick any seating we liked. We chose to sit outside. Our salads were beyond-the-beyond excellent. The wait staff very...More

1  Thank kanbaatar
Mathew R, Owner at Fresco Valley Cafe, responded to this reviewResponded 9 April 2017

I'm glad you and your wife were able to enjoy a delicious afternoon lunch with us. You made a great choice by sitting outside on our patio, and I'm delighted that you both were so enamored with our salads. Anytime you stop by Solvang again,...More

Reviewed 6 April 2017

Excellent lunch! A large selection of salads and sandwiches with fresh ingredients and generous portions. I had the best warm bacon spinach salad and my husband had the Hot Grinder Sandwich. Both were amazing! Loved the outdoor seating and pet friendly atmosphere.More

Thank Mary B
Mathew R, Owner at Fresco Valley Cafe, responded to this reviewResponded 9 April 2017

Mary, I'm delighted you were so impressed with our wide selection of salads and sandwiches! That said, it's truly a pleasure knowing you were so enamored with the Bacon Spinach Salad and the Hot Grinder Sandwich our chefs cooked up for you -- those are...More

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26 May 2016|
Response from Laura W | Reviewed this property |
I don't think you need a reservation. You order up front and they bring it to your table. Plenty of tables🌺
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$5 - US$25
Breakfast, Lunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Street Parking, Free Off-Street Parking, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Wine and Beer, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Accepts Discover, Parking Available
Good for
Kids, Local cuisine, Groups, Child-friendly
Open Hours
8:30 a.m. - 3:00 p.m.
8:30 a.m. - 3:00 p.m.
8:30 a.m. - 3:00 p.m.
8:30 a.m. - 3:00 p.m.
8:30 a.m. - 3:00 p.m.
8:30 a.m. - 3:00 p.m.
8:30 a.m. - 3:00 p.m.
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 442 Atterdag Rd, Solvang, CA 93463-2731
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Solvang
  • Phone Number: +1 805-688-8857
  • E-mail
Serving Breakfast & Lunch 7 days a week in a casual atmosphere, Fresco Valley Cafe places an emphasis on organic & natural ingredients with many light, healthy options to get you through the day. Proudly offering regional, local wine with a variety of microbrews our outdoor patio is a great way to enjoy the beautfiul California sunshine.Our patio is pet friendly, we even have a dog menu!
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