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Cafe Dolce

475 1st St, Solvang, CA 93463-3728
+1 805-693-1222
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  • Excellent58%
  • Very good26%
  • Average12%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible2%
Travellers talk about
“gelato” (16 reviews)
“ice cream” (12 reviews)
“carrot cake” (2 reviews)
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10:00 a.m. - 9:00 p.m. Hours
475 1st St, Solvang, CA 93463-3728
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Great hot drinks that create a desire for interesting flavors of gelato. My wife and I enjoyed the pistachio with our vanilla lattes. Great location for enjoying a quiet get-a way as it not on the main street but in a shaded courtyard.

Thank vermeling
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The owner Sam is quite a character, he likes then cyclists and is a rider himself although were not able to get him to join us. This place is great if you are looking for some great espresso and espresso drinks, and later at night...More

Thank Richard B
Reviewed April 15, 2018

As soon as I got into Solvang and after I checked in to my hotel, I immediately scoped the area for healthy eats, specially for green juice and shots. Just a corner away from Hotel Corque is this cafe that had the signs of health...More

Thank Sandra R
Reviewed April 14, 2018 via mobile

This seems to be a popular place as there were lots of people standing around. Located in a courtyard and also has a lounge area. Lots of choices of beverages to drink and small foods to eat and ice cream. I had the coconut mocha...More

Thank Karen O
Reviewed March 13, 2018 via mobile

We got a couple ice creams here. How can anything be wrong with ice cream? It cost a little much but I know that is how they stay in business. Ice was cold and cones were good.

Thank gottcoke
Reviewed March 5, 2018

This is a court yard located ice cream/smoothie/coffee shop. A little ebit of everything for a light lunch or snack. Owner is engaged and involved.

Thank Ballplayer2
Reviewed January 2, 2018 via mobile

There's not so much Kahlua flavor in it, but the chocolate is amazingly rich with fudge ribbons all through it. Completely amazing! The peanut butter perfection was tasty and was the comically named "cookie d'oh". The hot chocolate was pretty tasty too! The surroundings are...More

Thank Angryzen1
Reviewed November 30, 2017

Staff and surroundings were pleasant. Coffee was weak and $5 latte too much! Maybe the gelato is good.

Thank gaylestrip
Reviewed November 11, 2017 via mobile

A colleague recommended this cafe for their açaí and pitaya bowls. I had never had one before. It was excellent! And huge with extremely fresh berries. We also had some coffee. No drip coffee here, just pour over. And it was excellent too. Everything that...More

Thank Todd H
Reviewed September 27, 2017 via mobile

After our Italian dinner we walked across the small court yard for gelato. We both gat a small dish one Mint and one Chocolate. We sat outside and ate. It was decent.

Thank CDM49
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Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids
Open Hours
10:00 a.m. - 9:00 p.m.
10:00 a.m. - 9:00 p.m.
10:00 a.m. - 9:00 p.m.
10:00 a.m. - 9:00 p.m.
10:00 a.m. - 9:00 p.m.
10:00 a.m. - 9:00 p.m.
10:00 a.m. - 9:00 p.m.
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 475 1st St, Solvang, CA 93463-3728
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Solvang
  • Phone Number: +1 805-693-1222
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