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Root 246

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420 Alisal Rd, Solvang, CA 93463-3741
+1 805-686-8681
17:00 - 22:00
Closed now
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Sun 10:00 - 14:00
17:00 - 21:00
Tue - Thu 17:00 - 21:00
Fri - Sat 17:00 - 22:00
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San Francisco, California
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12 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW

On a rainy Solvang night, 4 of us went here for happy hour. There were good choices of $5 beer to suit all of us, and we ordered almost everything on the happy hour menu: fish tacos, quesadilla, meat panini, stuffed potato skins, and the cheese and meat plate--all fine bar food. The set up is ideal: seats at the... More 

Thank jeane R
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406 reviews
307 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 122 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

Root 246 is next door to Hotel Corque. We visited the bar area during Happy Hour. Great choices (fish tacos, lamb lollies, potato skins, quesadilla) for around $6 and wine for $4. Pleasant, upscale atmosphere with a good 'vibe'. Wait staff was attentive.

Thank GiseppeGord
Reno, Nevada
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96 reviews
29 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

This is a great place to end your day. Try to make Happy Hour, great value. Dinner is really great too. Make sure you check their hours of opening. Normally closed on a Monday. Welcome to Solvang!

Thank JamesUKUSA69
Scottsdale, Arizona
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84 reviews
58 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

This place is very cool and swanky, almost NY style, it is part of the Hotel Corque. Food was delicious. Service was prompt and very nice.

Thank Dorania M
Carlsbad, California
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244 reviews
126 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 77 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Went for Sunday brunch and it was very good. Sat in the lounge area in the big chairs. Comfy but a bit hard to eat your food in the oversized lounge chair. Food dishes were very good. Only thing to change would be much less salt on the fries. They were coated white with salt, really gross, had to brush... More 

Thank RLCD
Santa Barbara, California
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3 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

The restaurant and bar area is modernly unique (very cool) and clean. Had a couple of drinks with some friends and though the staff was absolutely friendly at every encounter, they did lack to check on us after each serving. It was not a busy afternoon. Drinks were made well and the pricing is great. Will be back!

Thank Daveeed01
Encino, California, United States
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78 reviews
41 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Very hip and good restaurant. Great food. Active Bar scene and perfect central location. Next to the Cork Hotel and walk-able to most everything in town. Great chef's table experience for that proposal or romantic dinner for 2 while overlooking the active chef's at work. HAve never had a bad meal here since it opened. A little bit "Hollywood" and... More 

Thank Andrew M
Petaluma, California
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11 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Fabulous wait staff, Fabulous food, Fabulous atmosphere! Love the chocolate martinis. Great steaks. Beautiful place all redone a few years ago. Always a must.

Thank mnt2rice
Port Hueneme, California, United States
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18 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Many of the better restaurants in Solvang are closed on Tuesday night at this time of year so we were pleased to see that this fine dining establishment was open. Made reservations early and then discovered it was Restaurant Week and our pre-determined choice of filet mignon (we always check out the menu online) was offered in a three-course package... More 

Thank Beverly K
Glendale, California
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86 reviews
48 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Although the hotel and restaurant are very quiant, the food doesn't match up. It's overpriced when you spend $18 dollars for a "Santa Ynez Breakfast" and get fake eggs, frozen hashbrowns, soggy sourdough toast and concentrated orange juice. We ordered a continental breakfast which comes with a carafe of coffee and the Santa Ynez breakfast which comes with a cup... More 

Thank isandracan

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$25 - US$100
American, Gluten Free Options
Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, After-hours, Drinks
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Private Dining
Dining Style
Casual Elegant
Good for
Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining, Bar Scene, Business meetings, Romantic, Groups
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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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?