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Red Tracton's Restaurant

550 Via de La Valle, Solana Beach, CA 92075-2459
+1 858-755-6600
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  • Excellent50%
  • Very good25%
  • Average10%
  • Poor6%
  • Terrible9%
Travellers talk about
“prime rib” (30 reviews)
“lobster bisque” (22 reviews)
“baked potato” (12 reviews)
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American, Steakhouse, Gluten Free Options
550 Via de La Valle, Solana Beach, CA 92075-2459
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

To Whom it may concern, It is with great sadness that I find myself writing this. We will never eat at Red Tracton’s in Del mar again. We had frequented that restaurant for over 40 years. The founder was a friend of my grandfather and...More

Thank tracigarmon59
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Awful service, awful food and awful follow up. We spent $186 and they ignored us and then accused us of leaving without paying. They are horrible and there are so many other options nearby that are better.

Thank Stephen S
Reviewed 21 August 2018 via mobile

Over crowded! Over cooked! Over done! Over rated! Over Priced! Over IT! 5 people Seated in booth for 4, table for 6 empty in front of us, requested move to table....Said not available then sat party of 4 at table that arrived after us without...More

Thank donatelli
Reviewed 9 August 2018 via mobile

You can count on consistently good food and service at this local institution. Large portions, comfy booths, and friendly staff.

Thank Lisa C
Reviewed 7 August 2018 via mobile

Great food but I feel like it is pretty pricy. My hubbie got Crab legs and they were $200. They have lots of selections and good wine. The staff was a little slow but not sure if that is the norm or they were short...More

Thank AngieS1392
Reviewed 19 July 2018

This place is way too overpriced for what you get. The restaurant has a nice environment and service was good. The food was fine but nothing special especially considering the prices. One person in our group ordered a salad and decided to add shrimp to...More

Thank Robert S
Reviewed 12 July 2018

overpriced, stuffy, terrible food, terrible service, the location is OK being close to the track, but wow, this place is just the worst. I don't know of a single restaurant in San Diego county that sucks this bad.

Thank Mike M
Reviewed 9 July 2018

Great old school atmosphere! Fantastic food - I ate there 4 times my last trip to the area. A tad pricey for some things but you won't be disappointed.

Thank Dana D
Reviewed 18 June 2018

We came here for a double birthday - Wife and Grandson. This place has been around for many years and I knew it to be a "better than most" place. It is "old school" with hard wood throughout, a bar/lounge and a separate dining room....More

Thank Skip M
Reviewed 17 June 2018 via mobile

Celebrating a birthday st Red Tractons is like heaven. Huge servings of the most incredible food. The Prime Rib with a two pound baked potato is the best I have had anywhere. The entire party loved everything we ordered. You must go there during racing...More

Thank 282marshallg
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23 May 2018|
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Response from HeatherColoradogirl | Reviewed this property |
Yes, we went there for the happy hour and then ate in the bar area, food is same but discounted & table is off the main bar, we listened to piano player for entertainment. Good times.
26 October 2016|
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Response from HelenDL | Reviewed this property |
Sorry, I don't know.
3 February 2016|
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Response from Swasserman | Reviewed this property |
I don't know either--I would suggest directly contacting the restaurant
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$50 - US$50
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Private Dining, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Valet Parking, Television, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Dining Style
Casual Elegant
Good for
Bar Scene, Business meetings, Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining, Groups
Open Hours
16:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 23:00
11:00 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 550 Via de La Valle, Solana Beach, CA 92075-2459
    (Jimmy Durante)
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Solana Beach
  • Phone Number: +1 858-755-6600
  • E-mail
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