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Succulent Cafe

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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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Mon 10:00 - 21:00
Wed - Fri 10:00 - 21:00
Sat - Sun 08:30 - 21:00
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San Clemente, California
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26 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

Stopped at the Succulent Cafe after a recommendation from a local winery and it was a homerun!! Food was very good, and the biscuits that they bring to the table with jam... OH MY!! We weren't too hungry so we just split a chicken dish and each had a beer. (Oh and a second batch of biscuits found their way... More 

Thank Christy B
Cavan, Ireland
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133 reviews
71 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 57 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago NEW via mobile

Great service (kelly I think??) and great starters to share. Good wine list. I enjoyed my meal (duck breast) but I think it was possibly overpriced for the overall quality and presentation of the food which was fairly basic. Great choices though, burgers, pizza, salads And meat dishes like pork, duck, steak etc

Thank RoMcD2014
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119 reviews
66 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 67 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago

We had a most enjoyable meal here. The brussels sprouts were a hit. Our waiter was a very engaging fellow and made for a most enjoyable evening. The guys know his business.

Thank ALLISONMidland
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3 reviews
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Disinterested server, no eye contact, had to go up to counter to ask for check. Food definitely overrated. Despite asking for great table a day ahead of time to celebrate a birthday, there was no attention given to the occasion. Very disappointed, and will not go back.

Thank Bev A
Los Angeles, California, United States
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31 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 43 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago

Casual outdoor restaurant that is dog-friendly and cute. This restaurant was not on our list to visit, but since so many things close early in Solvang, Los Olivos and Santa Ynez, we checked out Succulent, one of the fee outdoor restaurants with heat lamps strong enough for folks to eat outside on a chillier evening. The menu was fine -... More 

Thank Ken R
Des Moines, Iowa
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9 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Delicious! I recommend the meatloaf! Best I have ever had! So a group of about 14 of us went there to eat dinner with reservations. Something for everyone. Everyone had a variety of different dinners and no complaints. We had the meat and cheese appetizers, yum. Lemon Drop and Bacon Bloody Mary's, yum. Gluten free crust pizza, bacon wrapped scallops,... More 

Thank T9839XLmonicab
Thousand Oaks
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249 reviews
135 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 117 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This restaurant isn't pretentious; it has a very casual vibe. The service was friendly and brisk and the food was very good. I had the fried chicken and collard greens (not a dish one imagined one would find in a Danish town) but the chicken was succulent and the exterior crisp. I'm not an expert on collards but I liked... More 

Thank parkwife
Los Angeles, California
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15 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

My spouse complains (gently) that they were a vegetarian before meeting me. With places like this -- serving artisanal made cured meats, pickled vegetables and many delicious pork and meat dishes -- I've lured my spouse to the dark side. But, yes there are salads and things for vegetarians as well. This is not a run of the mill restaurant... More 

Thank MickeyMacGyver
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15 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The food was average. Personnel were really awesome though. It was a strange set up in seating -- you start almost as a take out guest but then go seat yourselves in a separate area that you really can't see before you decide to dine (if you don't know what you're looking at - and we didn't). We would go... More 

Thank Denise R
San Diego, California
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6 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We have been to Succulent Cafe twice and enjoyed it emencely both times. They have an excellent chaurterie board with meats, cheeses, and pickled accutrements. They have a lovely outdoor patio and well designed interior. Solvang isn't just for Seniors anymore.

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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
USD 10 - USD 36
American, Wine Bar, Gluten Free Options, Vegetarian Friendly
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, Breakfast
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Wine and Beer, Reservations, Wheelchair Accessible, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Accepts Discover
Dining Style
Casual Elegant
Good for
Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining, Child-friendly, Kids
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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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?