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Fresco Valley Cafe

442 Atterdag Rd, Solvang, CA 93463-2731
+1 805-688-8857
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  • Excellent58%
  • Very good30%
  • Average8%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible1%
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“salad” (37 reviews)
“sandwiches” (18 reviews)
“quiche” (6 reviews)
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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 yesterday

Decided to check the Fresco Valley Café out because it’s listed on the American AAdvantage Dining rewards club. Located in Atterdag Square within Solvang, it’s not far off the main street and there is a decent amount public parking nearby. The Café has both indoor...More

Thank Dan W
Reviewed 1 week ago

We stopped in Solvang on the way to San Luis Obispo and arrived at the restaurant before 11:00. The woman allowed us to order salads with chicken even though their lunch began at 11:30. They were promptly prepared and were very fresh and just what...More

Thank Peter L
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Ordered grilled shrimps on green leaves but got deep fried shrimps in batter on one lettuce leaf - staff kindly supplied a fresh dish of grilled shrimps on a lettuce leaf but they were a bit watery and not a great lunch. Perhaps a wrong...More

Thank goodadvisor73
Reviewed 17 March 2018

Besides having to wait in a long line to order, the food was excellent, and the ambiance was fantastic. Great place to dine in or out if the weather is good. They have a great selection of items for healthy eaters like myself. They're also...More

Thank MrsRojas26
Reviewed 25 December 2017

Had lunch here on a Saturday, and it was delicious! Much better than I expected for a place where you order at the counter. My only disappointment was that when we returned later to see about dessert, it was already closed.

Thank Julie M
Reviewed 19 November 2017

For a restaurant that takes orders at the counter and serves you by the number on the table, this was a pleasant surprise. I had blackened halibut salad which I wish someone would serve me daily for lunch. Best food this trip.

Thank barbgal
Reviewed 13 November 2017 via mobile

Was staying in town for a night and intentionally looked for a breakfast place that didn't specialize in baked pastries- so was excited for Fresco. Overall, the food was good, but not great: Two egg dishes, side of fruit and coffees. The coffee was excellent,...More

Thank dms5ex
Reviewed 1 November 2017

In exploring Solvang we viewed a lunch line and decided to become part of it. On a beautiful 80 degree weekend, we ordered salads and sandwiches at the counter and then sat in the courtyard. Shortly lunch arrived and it was all one would expect...More

Thank Murray P
Reviewed 31 October 2017

Ate lunch here before we were able to check into our hotel. There’s a nice selection of soup, salads and sandwiches. We saw a note in the menu that sandwiches could be ordered whole or by the half but didn’t consider the half option. We...More

Thank 19er
Reviewed 25 October 2017 via mobile

Driving to LA home stopped here for a breakfast. Wonderful!. Had a breakfast sandwich with egg, ham and arugula. Perfect.

Thank Suzanne R
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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
USD 5 - USD 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
Child-friendly, Kids, Groups, Local cuisine
Open Hours
8:30 am - 3:00 pm
8:30 am - 3:00 pm
8:30 am - 3:00 pm
8:30 am - 3:00 pm
8:30 am - 3:00 pm
8:30 am - 3:00 pm
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
  • 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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