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Succulent Cafe

Certificate of Excellence
$$ - $$$
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1555 Mission Dr, Solvang, CA 93463-2607 (4th Place)
+1 805-691-9444
10:00 - 21:00
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All hours
Mon 10:00 - 21:00
Wed - Fri 10:00 - 21:00
Sat - Sun 08:30 - 21:00
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

One of the best restaurants I have had the pleasure to eat at. Simple casual atmosphere with fine dining level of food.

Thank George S
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

The biscuits and jam were a pleasant surprise! Being from the southern part of the United States I did not expect fried chicken and mac and cheese to be this stellar. Much to my surprise the fried chicken was up to par. They were very accommodating to our individual needs vegetarian, gluten free and no spices. My husband had the... More 

Thank A TripAdvisor Member
Santa Ana, California
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154 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We had spent the day shopping in Solvang and we were looking for a little something to hold us over until dinner. I could smell the BBQ so we walked across the street and we split a BBQ Pulled Pork Sandwich. This has been one of the best Pulled Pork sandwiches I/We've had. The BBQ sauce was not your typical... More 

Thank Lars_92705
Ontario, California
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9 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Bacon wrapped pork tenderloin with potato cake, creamed spinach, sautéed onions and pork jus was awesom

Thank Dawn S
San Marcos, California
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105 reviews
63 restaurant reviews
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

We loved our charcuterie plate - two cheeses and meats, dried fruit, red pepper jelly, walnuts and crostini. Fresh and delicious. But limited wines by the glass and spotty service. But atmosphere and clubby music rocked. I'd be back but will hope for improved service.

Thank Jessica B
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4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 November 2016

In the somewhat cheesy town of Solvang this place gets it right for breakfast. Skip Paula's long lines next door and get food with a flair at a decent price.

Thank 4Bohemians
Buena Park, California
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17 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 October 2016

We only came here for a refreshment and snack. We got the Charcuterie & Cheese, which was really good. We asked for a substitute for the Prosciutto, which they gave us without any charge. Staff was friendly. Place was clean. We enjoyed the outside patio. The food was worth the cost, in my opinion.

Thank Cr8ed1
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6 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 October 2016

Originally pegged this place because of their all day breakfast however plans changed and we went for dinner instead. A lovely sidewalk patio complete with heaters for each table make it super comfortable at any time of year. The meatloaf was insane and there are many local wines to choose from. Definitely going back for the breakfast though.

Thank hornedfrogtraveler
Long Beach
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 October 2016

The food was just as good as our first visit but my main reason for writing this review has to do with the way they handled a problem. After being seated we did not receive any further service while others seated after us did. My husband brought this to their attention and instead of making an excuse about being busy,... More 

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Santa Clarita, California
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 October 2016

We found this restaurant while walking through the town of Solvang and decided to give it a try. We sat outside on the patio. Our server was fun and provided great tips on what to order. Our food and drinks arrived timely and both meals were delicious. I will return to this establishment next time in Solvang.

Thank Linda B
Sylvia B, Owner at Succulent Cafe, responded to this review

Thanks Linda for giving us a try! We love to hear about our guest's positive experiences so we thank you for sharing. And please, come try us again! More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$10 - US$36
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, Breakfast
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Wine and Beer, Reservations, Wheelchair Accessible, Full Bar
Dining Style
Casual Elegant
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly, Special Occasion Dining, Romantic, Local cuisine
Open Hours
08:30 - 21:00
10:00 - 21:00
10:00 - 21:00
10:00 - 21:00
10:00 - 21:00
08:30 - 21:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1555 Mission Dr, Solvang, CA 93463-2607
    (4th Place)
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Solvang
  • Phone Number: +1 805-691-9444
Succulent Cafe is in the heart of downtown Solvang, Ca. Our Daily Menu serves breakfast & lunch items and our dinner menu serves up comfort cuisine with a twist! We're open everyday but Tuesday. Lots of bacon, housemade soups & dressings, desserts, and wonderful local wine & craft beer. Many ingredients are seasonal and locally-sourced when possible. From eggs benedict to sandwiches to our signature 3 Little Pigs, come see what we're all about!

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