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Mustard Seed Restaurant

1655 Mission Dr, Ste A, Solvang, CA 93463-3635
+1 805-688-1318
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  • Excellent28%
  • Very good19%
  • Average20%
  • Poor10%
  • Terrible23%
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“pea soup” (7 reviews)
“okra” (2 reviews)
“lamb” (8 reviews)
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1655 Mission Dr, Ste A, Solvang, CA 93463-3635
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We were hungry and just needed a quiet place to eat. Solvang does not have a lot of fancy restaurants. This was a good place, with a warm feeling of "somebody's home". The food was average, it is correct, they can use some spices, a...More

Thank LATraveller_12
Reviewed 31 October 2017

At first it appeared that they might not be open for business but after a brief wait a very pleasant gentleman appeared and seated us. He was very intent on convincing someone to order the lamb. No takers but the food that was ordered was...More

Thank Murray P
Reviewed 14 October 2017

The waiter give himself a bigger tip than what I wrote giving him. I found his dishonesty when comparing my copy of the sales receipt with my credit card statement. I will never go again to the Mustard Seed Restaurant.

Thank me4br
Reviewed 20 September 2017

One of many restaurants in Solving but I gave it atry. Friendly staff, great food, reasonable pricing. I had Danish meatballs and sausage in brown gravy,veggies, and rice. They even had Raspberry ice tea I like.overall enjoyed my meal.

Thank Thomas P
Reviewed 12 August 2017

I like this place. The food isn't great or unusual, but it's good and it's not expensive. I've been there a half dozen times and every time, the service has been excellent and the food was fine. There's free parking and it's central enough that...More

Thank Banerman
Reviewed 10 August 2017

We ate outside on a lovely, sunny day. Both the Chef Salad and Tuna Melt were delicious! The owner was our server and very accommodating to our specific requests. He even invited us back later in the day for the Farmer's Market and concert across...More

Thank Jim H
Reviewed 30 July 2017

We stopped in without checking Tripadvisor, and sure wish we had! The outside terrace looked appealing, and a sign advertised comfort food. Inside it was well-worn and dingy. The one server was friendly. Food: plain and tasteless. Lean Cuisine makes better Swedish meatballs. Look elsewhere!

Thank Fairport_reviewer
Reviewed 18 July 2017

Where to start? Ok seeing as its' a review about a place to eat, how about the food..... Best described as a mess on a plate as opposed to a restaurant meal. Slop, stodgy flavourless and unpleasant. The staff (all two of them) were as...More

Thank emperorpenguin
Reviewed 1 July 2017

the service was just o.k. the outdoor dining was nice. we too had not checked trip advisor, it was a spur of the moment choice driving thru.we had schnitzel. couldn't cut thru it with a fork. AND the silverware had no curvature almost flat!really bad...More

Thank Bruce R
Reviewed 29 June 2017 via mobile

The staff was friendly but that was the only positive. The food was bad, felt like it was heated in a microwave. Then when the bill came in they allready had added 18% tip which they also entered in the credit card machine. Which ment...More

Thank Magnus B
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids
Open Hours
10:00 - 21:00
10:00 - 15:00
10:00 - 21:00
10:00 - 21:00
10:00 - 21:00
10:00 - 21:00
10:00 - 21:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1655 Mission Dr, Ste A, Solvang, CA 93463-3635
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Solvang
  • Phone Number: +1 805-688-1318
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