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Top restaurant recommendations from locals

New American Restaurant
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“If you are heading north and going to the wine country you may want to eat here first !”
  • 20 locals recommend
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“A great place for lunch is the “Hitching Post 2” in Buellton. They have a sweet BBQ & picnic area (and of course, wine tastings but the wine isn’t that great). They even have a Beyond Meat™ burger, and it’s pretty fab. You can sit and overlook the fields of ostriches and Santa Barbara mountains. ”
  • 19 locals recommend
Pizza Place
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“When we moved to Los Alamos over twelve years ago, Flatbread, was one of the only spots in town. Back then this little gem in the rough was only open on weekends, but already had a reputation that spread to our Santa Barbara friends and beyond. Since then they have expanded their hours and their weekend specials are always worth a look. If you can’t decide, our old standby is the Pepperoni and Peppers, add sausage. Wood fired pizzas, including vegan and gluten free options, Sunday suppers (or anything on the specials list), and The Beast for dessert (not on the menu, just ask for it!).”
  • 8 locals recommend
Bar
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“More than just great beers, they have an extensive restaurant menu to enjoy. Steaks, burgers, salmon, salads and a short rib over polenta that will make you want to come back.”
  • 12 locals recommend
Bakery
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“No trip to Solvang CA is complete until you have breakfast or lunch at Paulas Pancake House! Brian&Aldos favorite! ”
  • 12 locals recommend
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“Also a music venue. Try the Los Olivos location if you're on that side of town. Live music weekend afternoons and evenings. Both are large venues with nice outdoor garden areas.”
  • 10 locals recommend
Café
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“Breakfast at Bell Street, always a good choice. Check it out on Sunday morning.”
  • 3 locals recommend
American Restaurant
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“Charlies is an icon of Los Alamos! The best damn burgers you will find, as well as the best biscuits and gravy for breakfast around! Eat on the patio as his place is very small. ”
  • 3 locals recommend
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“Located in the historic Los Alamos General Store, Pico (one of Wine Enthusiasts Top 100 Wine Restaurants 2 years in a row) boasts award winning food by Chef Drew, divine cocktails, and a rotating wine list that includes rare “Unicorn Flights”. We always bring first time Los Alamos visitors and order the whole menu family style (or as much as our stomachs will allow). They have fabulously curated special wine events; be sure to get your tickets in advance. ”
  • 4 locals recommend
Brewery
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“Brewery and Restaurant, this is one of the staples of good food, wine and beer in the Valley. Consistently delicious and friendly, the seating is usually quick and you can also eat in the bar area. Sports TV's located in the bar area so you don't have to miss the game!”
  • 3 locals recommend
Sandwich Place
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“Decadent and bacon-inspired delights in downtown Solvang. Great for Breakfast, lunch, weekend brunch or dinner! Try the bacon bloody mary...so good!”
  • 5 locals recommend
Bar
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“Great spot for a nice dinner, cocktails or Happy Hour. Patio area with fireplace. Try the Brussels Sprouts! Catch the shuttle to the Chumash Casino.”
  • 5 locals recommend
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“Great for breakfast or lunch - Danish and American restaurant offering breakfast all day long, 7 days a week, as well as lunch and dinner 6 nights a week.”
  • 6 locals recommend
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  • 3 locals recommend
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“Restaurant in the heart of the little town of Los Alamos. Menu has a farm to table flare. Try the strawberry crepes and homemade fennel sausage. ”
  • 2 locals recommend
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  • 4 locals recommend