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The Good Life

££ - £££
1672 Mission Dr, Route 246, Solvang, CA 93463-2633
+1 805-688-7111
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Overview
  • Excellent68%
  • Very good20%
  • Average8%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible0%
9 Feb 2018
“Fantastic Wine Barband LIVE MUSIC!!!!”
30 Dec 2017
“Great Wine Tasting”
Closes in 16 min
12:00 - 23:00 Hours
CUISINES
Wine Bar
PRICE
££ - £££
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Service
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Atmosphere
LOCATION
1672 Mission Dr, Route 246, Solvang, CA 93463-2633
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Reviewed 10 February 2018

What a treat coming here and finding this super cozy wine bar with a nice fireplace, great wine and this couple called The Spindler's play wonderful music. We relaxed, talkedvand met new people. Definitely give this place a try - you will LOVE IT!

Thank Colleen K
Reviewed 30 December 2017

This small, intimate wine tasting along with unusual beers is little known. It's rather hidden away off the main street in Solvang downstairs. The young couple who own and manage this warm and friendly tasting shop are knowledgable and offer great advice on the latest,...More

Thank Pat R
Reviewed 2 October 2017

They have music on Friday nights I believe very cute and cozy. Nice and cool on hot days, you have to look for the door though it is kind of below the stores

Thank lzubik0416
Reviewed 15 May 2017

We did not do a wine tasting but rather stopped in for a couple glasses of wine and a meat and cheese board. Wine and meat and cheese were very good. The staff there was AMAZING and even gave us tips on things to do...More

Thank Q4240KFpeterl
Reviewed 7 May 2017

This appeared to be a nice cozy spot for a drink and perhaps a snack. Boy were we wrong. The service was a mix of unfriendly and obnoxious. The woman working at the bar was AWFUL. I got a bad vibe the minute we walked...More

Thank mei2828
Reviewed 25 October 2016

We have gone to this location numerous times and it is always fun. The wines are very good and the Owners are great at explaining them. I love the Cave type atmosphere with a warm and cozy fireplace and a great Dog.

3  Thank PeggyChism
Reviewed 15 September 2016

The Good Life is a gem of a find for both locals and travelers alike. Alfred and Lisa are the most welcoming people who can make great recommendations for a nice glass or bottle of wine to enjoy in their intimate lounge, on their patio...More

Thank GinaVWineLover
Reviewed 28 July 2016

Excellent interior design. When I walked in, I immediately felt high class. Everything is neat and perfectly placed. Has a bit of an upscale rustic charm. Service was okay. Staff was not rude but I felt like they weren’t as inviting and attentive as other...More

1  Thank Lolaisabruin
Reviewed 25 July 2016

Lisa and Alfred, proprietors, know their stuff. They stock craft brews from all over California, and are always looking for new and exciting brews to offer their patrons. They also know wine, and carry a goodly selection of California wines. The two of them are...More

Thank writeon59
Reviewed 22 June 2016

We visited the first night there and enjoyed some wonderful music and wine. A nice setting and very friendly service.

Thank MElkinsCO
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Cuisine
Wine Bar
Meals
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Seating
Good for
Bar Scene
Open Hours
Sunday
12:00 - 21:00
Monday
12:00 - 21:00
Tuesday
12:00 - 21:00
Wednesday
12:00 - 21:00
Thursday
12:00 - 21:00
Friday
12:00 - 23:00
Saturday
12:00 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1672 Mission Dr, Route 246, Solvang, CA 93463-2633
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Solvang
  • Phone Number: +1 805-688-7111
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