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River Grill At The Alisal

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150 Alisal Rd, Solvang, CA 93463-2802 (Oak St.)
+1 805-688-7784
07:00 - 15:00
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32 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

An absolutely stunning view for breakfast. The large patio is a great way to take in the rolling hills. Nothing fancy, basic patio, but good friendly service and good solid breakfast.

Thank Kelly K
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4 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
Reviewed 19 November 2016

We live in Solvang and go here regularly. It has a large deck adjacent to the golf course and it's nice to sit outside at tables with umbrellas for shade on hot days. Indoor seating is comfortable on very hot days. They no longer serve dinners which is too bad IMO. The menu offers burgers, sandwiches, salads, cocktails & beer.... More 

Thank Bruce F
Manhattan Beach, California
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302 reviews
234 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 46 helpful votes
Reviewed 7 August 2016

Today I had breakfast here, and previously enjoyed lunch. Located at the Alisal Golf Course, this place has a great view and great patio. They make a very nice breakfast, with a lot of choices. I had the California Omelet, and someone else had the French toast. At lunch, I truly enjoyed the Reuben!

Thank Ace90266
Santa Ynez, California
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16 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
Reviewed 27 July 2016

I have been to the Alisal River Grill many times over the years. There is both indoor and outdoor dining at the restaurant that overlooks a beautiful golf course. The food is consistently excellent and reasonably priced. If you go for lunch, you really need to try their exceptionally good chicken tortilla soup! My only disappointment about the restaurant is... More 

Thank badgerlair
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11 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 12 July 2016 via mobile

The River Grill is a beautiful restaurant located on the golf course with spectacular views and friendly staff. Sit back relax and enjoy. There are a variety of items on the menu and everyone I have had is delightful. The BBQ Chicken salad is my favorite. They have a beautiful patio overlooking the course and the mountains. We go to... More 

Thank Kathy K
Solvang, California
1 review
Reviewed 4 April 2016

River Grill is a wonderful restaurant for breakfast. Excellent hot meals. Quickly served. Beautiful views of the golf greens and surrounding hills. Easy parking. Close to downtown. I live in downtown Solvang and it is wonderful to be able to enjoy this restaurant with family and friends. Never a bad meal. Staff are like family and they always give good... More 

Thank 291belinda
River Grill M, Manager at River Grill At The Alisal, responded to this review

Hello Belinda, Thank you very much for the wonderful compliments and comments. Our local friends ARE like family to us and we appreciate you all!! We are known as the "hidden gem" of Solvang and we continue to strive for personal service and excellent food for our guests! With much appreciation, More 

Long Beach, California
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423 reviews
241 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 147 helpful votes
Reviewed 31 March 2016 via mobile

Excellent service and very friendly. We both had the California omelette and it was delicious, complete with hash browns and fruit. Lovely breakfast and great service

Thank lanzie99
River Grill M, Manager at River Grill At The Alisal, responded to this review

Hello Lanzie99,, Thank you for visiting us at the Alisal River Grill! We pride ourselves on excellent service and delicious food! We look forward to having you dine with us again in the future! Warm regards, More 

Central California
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132 reviews
76 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 42 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 March 2016 via mobile

Golf Course restaurant, with attentive & cheerful staff. Food was well prepared and the menu had something for everybody. Pretty typical golf course cuisine. We were looking for a decent restaurant that didn't serve pastries or waffles. This restaurant was recommended by locals. Staff was wonderful.

1 Thank SKSA
newport beach
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8 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
Reviewed 10 February 2016

With the wealth of assorted activities and places to eat you never have to leave the ranch. We ride, golf. swim use the spa,walk,eat and drink without ever using the car.

Thank george f
Santa Barbara, California
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51 reviews
38 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 26 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 December 2015

Extraordinary views over the golf course and the countryside ! From both the interior and especially the patio ........... with good company easy to loose a day ! Good food, good wine plus a full bar ............ Need a car to access !

Thank sticks61

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Breakfast, Lunch, Brunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Television, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Outdoor Seating, Wheelchair Accessible
Dining Style
Casual Elegant
Good for
Groups, Child-friendly, View, Business meetings
Open Hours
07:00 - 15:00
07:00 - 15:00
07:00 - 15:00
07:00 - 15:00
07:00 - 15:00
07:00 - 15:00
07:00 - 15:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 150 Alisal Rd, Solvang, CA 93463-2802
    (Oak St.)
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Solvang
  • Phone Number: +1 805-688-7784
The River Grill is located at The Alisal Guest Ranch and Resort.

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?