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Windmill Restaurant

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1167 Front St, Soledad, CA 93960-2963
+1 831-678-1775
07:00 - 22:00
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Dallas, Texas
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206 reviews
122 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 85 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 July 2016

Great breakfast in a small town. Our server was delightful and found time for us in a busy restaurant. I had a breakfast sandwich that was made better by the hint of garlic in the butter.

Thank Richard G
Glen Burnie, Maryland
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78 reviews
37 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 38 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 July 2016

This restaurant was right next to our hotel, so we decided to try it. Good choice. I got the Soledad Pesto Melt and my husband got the rib eye. Food arrived fast and tasted great. Service was fast and friendly. Price for dinner for 2 (an appetizer, a sandwich, an entree and a dessert) came to about $50 before tip.

Thank smm628
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10 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 May 2016 via mobile

We have been working out of town in Soledad so we wanted to try a couple of local places to eat. This place was right next to our hotel. Went around 430. Wasn't too busy. Got to sit anywhere. Looking at the menu, and alot looked good. I got the Cajun Chicken Pasta. I was pretty happy. Little more grease... More 

Thank Chris C
Marina, California
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53 reviews
51 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 December 2015

I haven't been to this particular establishment in a while but when I have visited I had no complaints. This was a sister restaurant to what used to be Windmill in Gonzales (now Luigi's). Overall the food is decent with an acceptable atmosphere. Not too many choices in Soledad so this falls in the top 3 spot. Basic american food... More 

Thank MarinaMakina
rockford ,IL
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229 reviews
86 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 108 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 October 2015

This restaurant has good reviews, and we wanted a good lunch before hiking at Pinnacles. We were not disappointed. Driving down the California coast makes you hungry as you pass the many acres of fresh fruits and vegetables being grown. The food was very good, and the salad ingredients were so fresh that I am sure they were picked locally... More 

Thank teachem4
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68 reviews
48 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 36 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 September 2015

My wife and I travel a lot between San Jose and Paso Robles on Highway 101. If we get a late start from San Jose, we are always hunting for a place to dine. We have visited The Windmill Restaurant multiple times and have enjoyed it each time. Their menu is total comfort food. The other night I had the... More 

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Galena, Illinois
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371 reviews
299 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 49 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 August 2015 via mobile

We went to the Windmill for lunch with clients. The service was excellent. Their was a large food selection allowing you to order breakfast until noon.

Thank Burns57777
New England
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57 reviews
39 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 August 2015 via mobile

Place is dirty. Asked for a steak which has some claimed special marinada, was spoiled! Very bad. Another person on table had a bad Salmon too. Keep away!!

Thank HSSX
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5 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 August 2015

The only reason for the 2-star: when paying, the manager finally took the wings off the bill. That's after ordering a 12-ounce ribeye medium rare, getting the first one done and the second medium-well. Waitresses only comment was: I don't cook. Manager tried to talk me into a 3rd trial, however, I went with the wings. Two types on the... More 

Thank BrunoTexas
Southlake, Texas
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31 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 August 2015 via mobile

Stopped on our way through town and enjoyed a great breakfast. They had several Mexican style breakfasts that were quite good. Standard breakfast fare like hash browns and toast were also fresh and hot. Glad we stopped and gave it a try.

Thank momandkp

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Takeout, Reservations, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Child-friendly, Groups
Open Hours
06:00 - 22:00
07:00 - 22:00
07:00 - 22:00
07:00 - 22:00
07:00 - 22:00
07:00 - 22:00
07:00 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1167 Front St, Soledad, CA 93960-2963
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Monterey County  >  Soledad
  • Phone Number: +1 831-678-1775

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?