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Cafe Provence at The Petersen Village Inn

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1576 Mission Drive, Solvang, CA 93463
+1 800-321-8985
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14:00 - 22:00
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Upland, California
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16 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 September 2016

Café is nice but not what it used to be when the Petersen family owned it. The charm it used to have and service was no longer there for us. Food is good but not worth the price. Café and bar have been updated and are very nice but the old world charm is gone. I would recommend the cafe... More 

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Brentwood
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6 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 September 2015

Petersen Village Inn restaurant was excellent. Have eaten their since they started dinner years ago. Now its changed to the Landsbury Inn stayed their in May 2015, The whole experience is different. Breakfast is very expensive & the free continental wasn't that great. I could go on & on about this place because we have been staying at the inn... More 

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Angelus Oaks, California, United States
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117 reviews
56 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 36 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 August 2014

The café is part of the elegance that is Peterson's Village Inn. Yes I would return and you should also. It is just a great experience...kind of the elegance that once was...

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Dripping Springs, Texas
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17 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 August 2014

A great little bistro in an Old World Charm inn located in the heart of Solvang. Quiet, charming. Great service and excellent food.

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San Diego, California
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51 reviews
33 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 31 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 July 2014

Like my review of the inn, a meal here is a very great dining experience. we usually book a stay that includes at least one dinner here, and have always enjoyed the meals. The Chef has never disappointed, all the meals have been excellent.

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Pismo Beach, California
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40 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 July 2014

The setting is beautiful elegance, the service excellent. The food is truly exceptional. This is a perfect place and setting for a romantic dinner. Highly recommended.

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Ventura, California
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252 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 86 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 June 2014

We enjoy the three course dinner included with the theater package. Everything is tasty and be sure to get the molten, chocolate cake for dessert. It is worth the calories!

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Los Angeles, California
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 June 2014

We had the continental breakfast buffet, which included hard boiled eggs, yogurt, fresh fruit (strawberries), bagels and dry cereal. The eggs were very good, cooked perfectly! The strawberries were sweet and fresh, and the sweetened yogurt was a good pairing with the fruit. Our server made sure that we did not ru out of hot coffee. Tables overlook a courtyard,... More 

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Palo Alto, California
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 May 2014

We spent the 3 days at the Petersen Village Inn. In order to make things convenient we decided to have dinner there one of the nights. It was a very,very good idea! The main course choices were Petite Filet, Salmon, and Chicken Province. Each one was prepared with such excellence that we all wanted to try each others. For our... More 

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Morro Bay, California
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 August 2013

Good food and service in the small hotel dining room overlooking the patio. We enjoyed the chicken in lemon butter sauce with capers as well as the Wiener Schnitzel. Would be nice to include a salad with dinner but unfortunately everything is a la carte so can be a bit pricey. Reasonable wine list.

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$ 20 - US$ 40
Meals
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff
Open Hours
Sunday
14:00 - 22:00
17:00 - 21:00
Monday
14:00 - 22:00
17:00 - 21:00
Tuesday
14:00 - 22:00
17:00 - 21:00
Wednesday
14:00 - 22:00
17:00 - 21:00
Thursday
14:00 - 22:00
17:00 - 21:00
Friday
17:00 - 21:00
14:00 - 23:00
Saturday
17:00 - 21:00
14:00 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1576 Mission Drive, Solvang, CA 93463
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Solvang
  • Phone Number: +1 800-321-8985
Description
Cafe Provence features European & Mediterranean cuisine wonderfully prepared by award-winning Chef Erminio Dal-Fuoco. Leisurely dine in the unhurried atmosphere of the upscale bistro-style dining room while sipping wine from one of the local valley wineries featured on the Cafes wine list. Arrangements can be made for small private dinner parties and winemaker dinners. Open for Dinner nightly. Reservations highly recommended.

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