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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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“brunch” (19 reviews)
“sorbet” (5 reviews)
“cheese plate” (12 reviews)
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American, Gluten Free Options, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options
420 Alisal Rd, Solvang, CA 93463-3741
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Reviewed 12 December 2014

There are a lot of frankly mediocre restaurants in Solvang. This one bucks the trend. It is simply outstanding in all respects. We booked a table for 4 on Thanksgiving Day evening. Most restaurants drop their standards over Thanksgiving and offer up no choice and...More

Thank David A
Reviewed 4 December 2014

This is an amazing and amazingly affordable experience at Root 246, a classy wine-focused restaurant in Danish-themed Solvang. The restaurant and bar are beautifully decorated, but the kitchen experience is so cool! They take reservations for up to 4 people. There's lots of room and...More

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Reviewed 2 December 2014

Very nice for a comfortable glass of wine and appetizers before dinner Decor is very trendy and edgy. Great fire in the bar

Thank LindsayOC
Reviewed 11 November 2014

Next the stylish Le Corque Hotel, you'll find this gem of a restaurant for grownups called Root 246. It seems out of it's element...in a quaint Danish town filled with pastries and gift shops...and something you'd expect to find in downtown San Francisco but certainly...More

Thank carolynn1545
Reviewed 11 November 2014

We were here for dinner with a group of 60. We were seated outside in a nice courtyard area. We each paid $45 and what we got was chicken, tri tip, baked beans, green salad and bread!! Nothing special and not worth $45!! The chicken...More

Thank Karenfar93035
Reviewed 9 November 2014 via mobile

What a great find Quality food, ambiance, town and wow the walk through solvang afterwards will kill the dessert caloric intake. It's a must Great Service and romantic too Pack.up and visit wine country and stay at the local inn. Highly recommend

Thank george u
Reviewed 7 November 2014

The ambiance is great, the food excellent. The plating is careful, even could be considered artistic. Run by serious staff who are serious about being inventive. In contrast, the service could only be described as inattentive. We were there on a Wednesday evening, off season....More

Thank David B
Reviewed 3 November 2014

This is one of the best restaurants in Solvang. We eat there several times a year and have always had good food in a very nice setting. I would recommend reservations, especially on weekends, as this place has a good local and tourist following.

Thank John K
Reviewed 26 October 2014

Root 246 was recommended by a friend so we decided to try their happy hour. They offer discounted draft beer, wine by the glass and well drinks. They had several food items on the happy hour menu including French dip sliders - two sliders for...More

Thank AndiamoBrian
Reviewed 20 October 2014

I love Root 246! My friends and I had a wonderful Sunday brunch at Root 246. The foods were fresh and well prepared. It's a wonderful way to spend an easy Sunday morning before heading back home to LA. I'll have to go back and...More

Thank Maria A
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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.
21 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
US$25 - US$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, Special Occasion Dining, Groups, Romantic, Local cuisine
Open Hours
10:00 - 14:00
17:00 - 21:00
17:00 - 21:00
17:00 - 21:00
17:00 - 21:00
17:00 - 22:00
17:00 - 22:00
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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