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Root 246

420 Alisal Rd, Solvang, CA 93463-3741
+1 805-686-8681
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  • Excellent55%
  • Very good28%
  • Average9%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible3%
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American, Gluten Free Options, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options
420 Alisal Rd, Solvang, CA 93463-3741
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Reviewed 1 week ago

I had made a reservation for the evening after Thanksgiving. It was at a later time and the place was not too full. The service was decent and we did leave a handsome 20% tip but the food left a lot to be desired. The...More

Thank Archana S
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We thoroughly enjoyed our dining experience at Root 246 for Thanksgiving this year. Our server, Roberto, was very attentive and our 4 course meal proceeded along smoothly without us feeling rushed. We found the butternut squash soup to be mild but tasty, lettuce wedge was...More

Thank 628DM628
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

The decision to treat five adult family members and guests to Thanksgiving dinner at Root 246 was regrettable. The pre fixed menu looked very good. However, the meal was a huge disappointment. The butternut squash soup was way too thick and lacked flavor. For the...More

1  Thank Jane A
Reviewed 9 November 2017

I’ll start off with stating the service was excellent! But that is were the compliments end. The food was a major disappointment. I never need to salt my food as I really don’t need a lot but the food was so bland, both of us...More

Thank Rodney A
Reviewed 9 November 2017

What a delicious meal we had at this restaurant! Highly recommended. The restaurant itself is lovely. The service was absolutely wonderful. And the food was delicious. There are also some interesting cocktails, and a very well-priced wine list. The salads (The Wedge, and The Caesar)...More

Thank NatAtHome
Reviewed 20 October 2017 via mobile

Great service, exceptional food and a beautiful location. Would highly recommend. The soup and scallops are just so mouthwatering. Lovely atmosphere in a great setting.

Thank AliE241
Reviewed 12 October 2017

I can't say enough positive things about this restaurant. The front desk was personable and courteous, the bar staff was helpful and made delicious drinks, and the wait staff was professional and fun and very knowledgable! The food was fabulous. I'll go back here every...More

Thank TJ S
Reviewed 4 October 2017

Have eaten there a couple of times and have loved it each time. You can even eat in the kitchen with the chef if you reserve that option. They do have a nice private room behind a glass wall and behind the wine rack. Nice...More

1  Thank HDcine
Reviewed 3 October 2017

Both myself and my friend had a wonderful meal at this fine restaurant. I had scallops which were outstanding, but for the price of 42.00 I should have had 4 instead of 3 as they were very small, but not complaining as those 3 were...More

Thank Dottie L
Reviewed 26 September 2017

We ate two meals here as part of a group event we were attending at the Corque Hotel next door. The first was a buffet dinner that was excellent. The most impressive was asparagus served at just the right texture on a buffet line for...More

Thank Pauline N
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4 June 2017|
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Response from SPAT7 | Reviewed this property |
It is a dine in restaurant with tables arranged close to each other. They have outside seating as well and that could be used when arrived with pets.
22 August 2015|
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Response from Donna R | Reviewed this property |
If I were you I would look at the menu on line. If that doesn't answer all your questions,I would call & talk to them. They may have expanded the menu since we were there.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
USD 25 - USD 100
Dinner, Brunch, Breakfast, Lunch, After-hours, Drinks
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Private Dining, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Television, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Dining Style
Casual Elegant
Good for
Business meetings, Bar Scene, Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining, Groups, Romantic
Open Hours
10:00 am - 2:00 pm
5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 420 Alisal Rd, Solvang, CA 93463-3741
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Solvang
  • Phone Number: +1 805-686-8681
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