Solvang: Culinary Diversity

Whether you’re looking for a romantic wine-country dinner or a signature Scandinavian family meal, you’ll find it—along with much more—in Solvang.

Solvang Culinary Scene Draws Top Chefs & New Restaurants

Whether you’re looking for a romantic wine-country dinner or a signature Scandinavian family meal, you’ll find it—along with much more—in Solvang. Numerous new restaurants have opened in Solvang within the last year including Hill Haven Provisions, Petros Kafe, Leonardo's Ristorante, and Toscana Enoteca. What’s on Solvang restaurant menus these days besides Scandinavian fare? Consider hand-made pasta “Bolognese” with ragu of washimi short rib, wild boar & tomato (Cecco Ristorante); octopus sashimi with squid ink vinaigrette (The Gathering Table at Ballard Inn) or a seafood hotpot (Mad & Vin at The Landsby). Enjoy people & pet-pleasing new breakfast and lunch menus at Fresco Valley Café. The amazing variety of fresh fare in Solvang continues at intimate cafes, family-friendly pancake houses, sandwich shops and even a brew pub and 50’s style diner. Savor new olive emporiums: long-time popular The Olive House was joined by Solvang Olive Press and Solvang Olive Company. Delicious details at www.SolvangUSA.com/dining

Cheers! World Class Wines & Beers at 24 Tasting Rooms in Downtown Solvang

Solvang is in the center of Santa Barbara County’s acclaimed wine region--known especially for outstanding chardonnay, pinot noir and syrah, yet also producing superior riesling, sauvignon blanc, cabernet sauvignon, viognier and many other varietals from 125+ wineries. In downtown Solvang, tempt your palate at 24 wine tasting rooms and wine bars as well as craft brew pubs all within easy walking distance including new arrivals: D. Volk Wines, Feliz Noches, Section and CrossHatch. plus a winetails “tiki bar” at Sort This Out Cellars. Slide into Valley Brewers Backroom “speakeasy” for fresh craft pulls. Fun Fact: Many scenes in the 2004 Academy Award-winning wine trip movie Sideways were filmed around Solvang.