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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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American, Gluten Free Options, Vegetarian Friendly
420 Alisal Rd, Solvang, CA 93463-3741
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Reviewed 7 November 2013 via mobile

This is a fine restaurant with a nice atmosphere and great service. Our server was very attentive and very pleasant. Everything we ordered was good.

Thank philfourthirteen
Reviewed 22 October 2013

Busy bar at a wedding I recently attended. My bartender Jessica made me some very lovely Lemon Drop Martinis! I was very pleased! Thank you Jessica!

Thank kelkel90
Reviewed 14 October 2013

Such good food and GREAT Martini flight tasting menu! The Quinoa was delicious but overpriced. The "secret" bar menu hamburger was perfection in a burger. The desserts were amazing too. VERY comfortable, fun place to eat. The most upscale in Solvang.

Thank DebCL
Reviewed 12 October 2013

My wife and had stayed at the Hotel Corque and the valet recommended we try the root 246. Wow was he ever right. From the moment we arrived the service was outstanding. I had the ribeye steak and it was incredible. My wife went for...More

Thank Ken W
Reviewed 7 October 2013

We have eaten here a number of times in the last few years and we always have an excellent meal. The menu changes with the season and the chef always has an interesting array of selections.

Thank anninojai
Reviewed 13 September 2013

Excellent location and facility. Priced on the high side but extremely good. Service was outstanding and staff was friendly. Will return again, hopefully soon.

Thank billkathy88
Reviewed 4 September 2013

My wife and I put this on our list for every time we visit Solvang. Nice atmosphere. Convenient place to have a nice drink before catching the shuttle to the casino. Appetizers always good. My wife and I shared the Rib-eye in the lounge last...More

Thank Walter S
Reviewed 31 August 2013 via mobile

My husband and I were immediately sat at a lovely and big booth. Our server greeted us and was genuine. We ordered Free Range Chicken and the Hanger Steak. Our first bites were amazing! We couldn't stop talking about the food and it tasted like...More

Thank Nicole M
Reviewed 25 August 2013

Root 246 stands out in touristy Solvang where kitsch crowds out quality in most establishments. The menu offered a good range of tasty dishes and the wine by the glass selection was good and fairly priced. I ordered short ribs that were fall-off-the-bone tasty and...More

Thank Dave B
Reviewed 24 August 2013

Thursday evening we asked the owner of the motel where there was a good restaurant. He recommended Root 246. We were immediately seated and then waited for our waiter who was surely from the beginning. We immediately got the feeling he would rather not be...More

Thank PalmDeano
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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
Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, 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
Romantic, Bar Scene, Business meetings, Special Occasion Dining, 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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