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Red Viking Restaurant

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American, European, Scandinavian, Danish
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1684 Copenhagen Dr, Solvang, CA 93463-2759
+1 805-688-6610
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08:00 - 20:00
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Stratham, New Hampshire
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30 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

A cross country road trip found us in Solvang, CA in March 2017, an intriguing Danish themed township--all Viking this-and-that do-dad stores etc. The Red Viking restaurant bills itself as a place with at least a few authentically prepared Danish dishes--hakkebeef, frikedeller and so on. I had the roast pork with prune stuffing, red cabbage and mashed potatoes; wife had... More 

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Thank Usquevagh
Vancouver, Washington
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155 reviews
48 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 25 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We enjoyed our dinner here. They serve both Scandinavian and American dishes so you have a choice. We opted for American. We were seated in the back of the restaurant as the front was reserved for a large local dinner meeting. Even with lots of people in for the dinner meeting, we were promptly served and the staff was very... More 

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Thank Judith V
Bobby L, Public Relations Manager at Red Viking Restaurant, responded to this review

Thank you for the 4 Star review and your patronage. I will make sure to pass your comments on to our staff I believe when we do well that needs to shared also. Have a pleasant and enjoyable trip. More 

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8 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

The food was good, some traditional dishes worth trying. Like this type of food, it was on the heavy side, but tasty.

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Thank Penny_Lane80
Bobby L, Public Relations Manager at Red Viking Restaurant, responded to this review

Thank you for the 4 Star review and your patronage. Glad we were able to provide a pleasant dinning experience. Have a safe and enjoyable trip. More 

Santa Rosa, California
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33 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We were heading south to visit family. Decided to stay over in Solvang. Not many places stay open late in Solvang. We saw reviews of the Red Viking and decided to give it a try. Nice little restaurant. Nothing special about the decor. Our server was a very nice young man. He was new but friendly. He took our order... More 

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Thank yolandac1353
Bobby L, Public Relations Manager at Red Viking Restaurant, responded to this review

Thank you for the 4 Star review and your patronage. Glad we were able to provide a pleasant dinning experience. We have been working on making positive changes. We also appreciate your comments regarding your server. This message will be posted in the work room. Have a safe and enjoyable trip. More 

Fremont, California
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32 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The food was okay and they did offer some Scandinavian dishes along with American standard dishes. The service was good and bad, at first they were attentive then it took forever to get our coffee and bill. The decor was Formica tables, amateur paintings on the walls with Danish plates on the walls

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Thank Cheryl W
olsensbakery, Public Relations Manager at Red Viking Restaurant, responded to this review

Thank you for your patronage and feedback we will pass on to the staff. Have a safe and enjoyable trip. More 

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77 reviews
39 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Not fancy but good food at a reasonable price. The smorgasbord was good with an interesting selection

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Thank Ron C
Bobby L, Public Relations Manager at Red Viking Restaurant, responded to this review

Thank you for your patronage and feedback. More 

Brooks, Canada
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104 reviews
39 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 26 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 February 2017

Everybody was more than willing to satisfy our every need. Our waitress kept our drinks filled and our dirty dishes removed quickly

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Thank Greyfeathers47
olsensbakery, Public Relations Manager at Red Viking Restaurant, responded to this review

Thank you for the 5 Star Review and your patronage. We appreciate the waitress review and will pass it on to the staff. Have a safe and enjoyable trip. More 

Springfield, Missouri, United States
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5 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 February 2017 via mobile

Not open 8am, opened at 1pm for lunch, but smorgasbord such as it is, was not ready by 1:30 It was a small salad bar you would expect in mom and pop diner. No sausage, no aebleskiver, no red cabbage. Why it had cold spaghetti, I do not know. 2 stars for bad theme adherance, extra star for the wait... More 

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Thank Darrin D
olsensbakery, Public Relations Manager at Red Viking Restaurant, responded to this review

Thank you for your patronage and feedback. Due to unforeseen circumstances we were unable to open at our normal time. Emergencies arise from time to time and we apologize for any inconvenience it may have caused you. The issue has been resolved and we hope you will come back and give us another try. More 

Reno, Nevada
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98 reviews
31 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 February 2017

This is always a MUST stop for us every time we visit. Good menu and service. Good value for money breakfast and great Ableskivers for $3.00 Well worth you trying.

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olsensbakery, Public Relations Manager at Red Viking Restaurant, responded to this review

Thank you for the feedback and patronage. Have a safe and enjoyable trip. More 

Long Beach, New York
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283 reviews
168 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 81 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 February 2017

The luncheon specials are a great value. Large portions of well prepared food. Service is prompt and professional and the decor is pleasant and clean. One the whole a dood place to grab a meal.

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olsensbakery, Public Relations Manager at Red Viking Restaurant, responded to this review

Thank you for the 5 Star Review and your patronage. Glad we were able to provide a pleasant dinning experience have a safe and enjoyable trip. More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
American, European, Scandinavian, Danish
Meals
Brunch, Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Highchairs Available
Good for
Cheap Eats, Groups, Local cuisine, Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
Sunday
08:00 - 20:00
Monday
08:00 - 20:00
Tuesday
08:00 - 20:00
Wednesday
08:00 - 20:00
Thursday
08:00 - 20:00
Friday
08:00 - 20:00
Saturday
08:00 - 20:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1684 Copenhagen Dr, Solvang, CA 93463-2759
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Solvang
  • Phone Number: +1 805-688-6610

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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?