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Fresco Valley Cafe

442 Atterdag Rd, Solvang, CA 93463-2731
+1 805-688-8857
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Overview
  • Excellent59%
  • Very good30%
  • Average7%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible1%
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“sandwiches” (18 reviews)
“salad” (34 reviews)
“quiche” (6 reviews)
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CUISINES
American, Cafe, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options, Vegetarian Friendly
PRICE
$$ - $$$
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Service
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LOCATION
442 Atterdag Rd, Solvang, CA 93463-2731
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Reviewed 19 March 2017 via mobile

Fresco Valley Cafe appealed to us because it is a bit out of the crowded areas. It was not busy when we arrived for lunch so we were very disappointed when our food took almost 25 minutes to get to our table. Our order was...More

Thank Walking16
Mathew R, Owner at Fresco Valley Cafe, responded to this reviewResponded 21 March 2017

It's very disheartening that you felt this way about your recent meal here. We try and take our time with every dish so they can meet the standards of quality our fare requires, but had we known you weren't completely content with your soup or...More

Reviewed 10 March 2017

Their food is so good and there are always great daily specials to try. The staff are friendly and take great pride in their work.More

Thank Imnextdoor
Mathew R, Owner at Fresco Valley Cafe, responded to this reviewResponded 12 March 2017

It's such a pleasure hearing that you're such a fan of our specials! We take great care in crafting all of our dishes, and the team and I are always delighted when we get feedback like this. Thank you so much for the stars, and...More

Reviewed 25 February 2017 via mobile

Great food, excellent outdoor patio.. sat outside with with our dog.. they even have a menu for the 4 legged diners.. highly recommend this place for lunch..

Thank TANKSGIVING
Mathew R, Owner at Fresco Valley Cafe, responded to this reviewResponded 27 February 2017

It was a pleasure hosting you and your pup for lunch! Thanks so much for the recommendation, too. Hopefully, you'll both drop on by again soon -- we're always excited to host you here. Till then! Take care, Mathew Raab, Owner

Reviewed 16 February 2017

I was in a small group for lunch. Order and pay at the counter and food was then delivered to you at the table (quaint). Menu was very good, with daily soups posted on the chalk board. If its a nice day ask to be...More

Thank JamesUKUSA69
Mathew R, Owner at Fresco Valley Cafe, responded to this reviewResponded 19 February 2017

Glad you had a pleasant experience with us! We loved hosting you, and hopefully when the weather permits, we'll get a chance to seat you on the patio again sometime soon -- we'd love to reunite and to introduce you to even more of our...More

Reviewed 11 February 2017 via mobile

A quiet and quaint off the beaten place to eat. Terri our server was outstanding. So personable and friendly. Great food and atmosphere.

Thank ABrownSqrd
Mathew R, Owner at Fresco Valley Cafe, responded to this reviewResponded 13 February 2017

Thank you so much for the kind words regarding our place! I'm delighted Terri was able to make your experience here even more memorable. Come see us real soon -- we'd love to cook for you again. Till then! Take care, Mathew Raab, Owner

Reviewed 25 January 2017

We took a family drive up to Solvang for the day. Getting away from the touristic restaurants on the main road, we came upon Fresco Valley Cafe. We had such an amazing late lunch / early dinner there. It's a family friendly casual restaurant with...More

Thank AS4IN05
Mathew R, Owner at Fresco Valley Cafe, responded to this reviewResponded 27 January 2017

I'm delighted you and your family felt this way about your recent visit to our cafe! Thank you so much for the shoutout to the staff's dedication to cordial, attentive service, as well -- they're going to be ecstatic after I pass along your kind...More

Reviewed 21 January 2017

Cute restaurant. Seating on the patio an option for lunch. Inside is rather plain but not crowded. Some booths available. Nice fireplace on one end of the room. We split a garden salad which was very good and had a Spinach Manicotti and Fish and...More

Thank dhen
Mathew R, Owner at Fresco Valley Cafe, responded to this reviewResponded 23 January 2017

Thank you so much for the kind words regarding our ambiance! I'm delighted you're such a fan of our fireplace, and that you found your garden salad tasty, along with the rest of your meal. Thank you so much for being so patient with our...More

Reviewed 13 January 2017

I love Fresco Cafe! They have a great menu for those who want fresh food that is prepared to order (not mass produced). The price is right for the value, as the portions for most menu items is larger. Make sure you check out Today's...More

Thank GinaVWineLover
Mathew R, Owner at Fresco Valley Cafe, responded to this reviewResponded 16 January 2017

It's such a pleasure hosting you, Gina! Thank you so much for the kind words regarding the quality and cost of our fare -- it means a lot to everyone here. I'm glad you're such a fan of our specials and soups, too. Hopefully, you'll...More

Reviewed 21 December 2016

We ate here once before and couldnt wait to go again. We had fresh flowers on the table and a fire close by. We had a late lunch which held us for dinner also. We both tried the specials and loved them both

Thank Katherine G
Mathew R, Owner at Fresco Valley Cafe, responded to this reviewResponded 25 December 2016

Katherine, I'm delighted you had such a pleasant time dining with us. Thank you so much for the kind words regarding our fare and ambiance, and I truly hope we'll get the chance to host you again soon. Till then! Take care, Mathew Raab, Owner

Reviewed 22 November 2016

This is a new restaurant for us - and we are very happy we tried it. Went for dinner around 6 p.m. on a Thursday. We assumed we had to order off the dinner menu but that was incorrect - the entire menu is available....More

Thank AndiamoBrian
Mathew R, Owner at Fresco Valley Cafe, responded to this reviewResponded 28 November 2016

AndiamoBrian, I'm happy your first visit here turned out so delicious. I can't wait to let Samantha know how much you appreciated her help, too. Whipping you up those meatballs and your wife's tuna wrap was our pleasure, and we can't wait to host you...More

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Response from Laura A | 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
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Average prices
US$5 - US$25
Meals
Breakfast, Lunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Street Parking, Free Off-Street Parking, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Wine and Beer, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Accepts Discover, Outdoor Seating, Parking Available, Highchairs Available
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly, Groups, Local cuisine
Open Hours
Sunday
8:30 AM - 3:00 PM
Monday
8:30 AM - 3:00 PM
Tuesday
8:30 AM - 3:00 PM
Wednesday
8:30 AM - 3:00 PM
Thursday
8:30 AM - 3:00 PM
Friday
8:30 AM - 3:00 PM
Saturday
8:30 AM - 3:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 442 Atterdag Rd, Solvang, CA 93463-2731
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Solvang
  • Phone Number: +1 805-688-8857
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Description
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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