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Red Tracton's Restaurant

550 Via de La Valle, Solana Beach, CA 92075-2459
+1 858-755-6600
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  • Excellent51%
  • Very good25%
  • Average10%
  • Poor6%
  • Terrible8%
Travellers talk about
“prime rib” (26 reviews)
“lobster bisque” (20 reviews)
“baked potato” (9 reviews)
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American, Steakhouse, Gluten Free Options
550 Via de La Valle, Solana Beach, CA 92075-2459
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Reviewed 11 November 2017

I think this might be a great "pick up" place but that was not what we were looking for. Granted we were there during the Breeders Cup so that may have made it more of a party atmosphere than usual. They serve a more than...More

Thank robin136
Reviewed 29 September 2017

With a timeshare condo right next door, Red Tracton's is an annual visit (several in fact) that I look forward to every year! Jimmy the bartender has been there for years! He can serve up some of the best drinks around and a few corny...More

Thank Hope C
Reviewed 23 September 2017

I had the meatloaf which people had raved about. While it was a massive portion, it was far from the best ever. The paired veggies did not go well with the meatloaf (cauliflower, snap peas, pearl onions). I asked for a different veggie instead and...More

Thank vinvert1974
Reviewed 27 August 2017

Ask for Dusty when you sit at the bar and you will get a great drink and good conversation. The hand made fresh blue cheese stuffed collasal olives are the best anywhere. We just had cocktails because we were on our way to meet friends...More

Thank John R
Reviewed 21 August 2017

near the horse track .. great atmosphere here , old and Young people , great food , great meat , waiters / resses here from years .. nice bar with music , people dancing , trendy chic but still cool with a touch of excentricity...More

Thank Freestone-Paris
Reviewed 9 August 2017 via mobile

Frequent visits to Del Mar Racetrack has given us the opportunity to try all the restaurant haunts of track goers for celebratory dinners! This restaurant should stop carrying seafood they obviuosly are discouraging you from ordering when their offerings are ridiculously priced! Unfortunately for them...More

Thank Illetanod
Reviewed 7 August 2017 via mobile

We went on a busy Thursday night and sat as a table of 5 in the bar. The place was buzzing - live music, dancing and a great atmosphere. The food and service were great and I'd thoroughly recommend for a fun evening with friends.

Thank tjwb
Reviewed 5 August 2017

I really wanted to like this steakhouse. Unfortunately, I should have paid attention to one opinion of a Tripadvisor from the UK. The food tasted as she said not fresh. I ordered a potato and a steak. Both were gross. Our waitress was attentive and...More

Thank Angelica S
Reviewed 19 July 2017

This is an old school restaurant - dark, dark heavy fabrics, lighting, tables, etc. Service was good, food was good; cooked the way we wanted it(prime rib rare, salmon medium well). Thought menu prices were high even for California. This was not our first choice...More

Thank vagabond5179
Reviewed 16 July 2017 via mobile

Our family decided to try out dinner here on the 4th of July, so that we could see the firework show. The restaurant boasts about its delicious seafood and meat, along with the "exceptional salad", so we decided to try an array of dishes. To...More

Thank sagedunne
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Response from HelenDL | Reviewed this property |
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I don't know either--I would suggest directly contacting the restaurant
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$ 50 - US$ 50
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Private Dining, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Valet Parking, Television, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Dining Style
Casual Elegant
Good for
Bar Scene, Groups, Special Occasion Dining, Business meetings
Open Hours
4:00 PM - 10:00 PM
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
11:00 AM - 11:00 PM
11:00 AM - 11:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 550 Via de La Valle, Solana Beach, CA 92075-2459
    (Jimmy Durante)
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Solana Beach
  • Phone Number: +1 858-755-6600
  • E-mail
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