About Hadsten House Dining Room
The Bistro restaurant experience includes a wonderful and romantic dining room with a cozy fireplace as well as couch seating for your enjoyment.
Its original wine country gourmet menu is great for any occasion. Come celebrate with us!
Our ever-changing, always-growing wine list features special wines that mostly come from our local Santa Barbara, Santa Ynez and Santa Maria Valley wine country but also features French, Italian and Spanish varietals.
Our friendly and knowledgeable staff will guide you through the menu featuring our farm-to-table selections and nightly specials to help you choose the perfect meal. Your server will then help you choose the perfect wine to pair with your menu selection.
Contemporary American, Wine Bar, Seafood
Hours of Operation:
Breakfast: Monday - Sunday: 7:00am - 10:00am.
Dinner: Monday - Saturday: 5:00pm - 10:00pm. We will be open on Mother's Day, Sunday May 8th, 2016 for Regular Dinner Service and Sunday May 29th, 2016 through Labor Day, 2016 for Regular Dinner Service.
$31 to $50
AMEX, Discover, MasterCard, Visa
On-site parking lot
Chef James Owens
Private Party Facilities:
Hadsten House has both banquet and board rooms available for private meetings and events. Contact Restaurant Manager Rory for more information.
Private Party Contact:
Rory Cox: 8056883210x
Banquet, Bar Dining, Beer, BYO Wine, Cafe, Corkage Fee, Counter Seating, Farm to Table, Fireplace, Gluten-free Menu, Non-Smoking, Private Room, Takeout, Wheelchair Access, Wine
Hadsten House Dining Room Ratings and Reviews
Had to wait 6 minutes from the time we s ...
Had to wait 6 minutes from the time we sat down until the server took our drink order but after that the service was great. Ordered the filet mignon and it was one of the best I have ever had. Great quiet spot to take the wife to. We will be back again.
We took a chance, as we knew nothing abo ...
We took a chance, as we knew nothing about Hadsten House. Kind of an old style steakhouse decor, with high ceilings. Our server was very knowledgeable about the wines served, and we very much appreciated his suggestions. The food alone will bring us back, when we are in the area. Add the excellent service, and Hadsten House is a hidden gem! I will recommend it to anyone looking for a diner location in the Solvang area.
We planned our small wedding at the Sant ...
We planned our small wedding at the Santa Barbara Courthouse and actually stayed in a hotel right up the street. We wanted a nice, reasonably priced restaurant to celebrate with our friends and family after the ceremony. We had a fairly large party of 12, and while the restaurant is not large they had our table ready and waiting for us. The menu was reasonably priced with great selections for anyone to choose from. The wine was excellent as was the service. My husband and I have talked about revisiting this restaurant for anniversaries and would definitely recommend it to anyone!
This was our first experience and the am ...
This was our first experience and the ambiance and food was perfect for our dinner out for a special occasion. The lobster bisque was delicious and scallops were prepared perfectly. The service was friendly and well timed. We live locally and will definitely return again and again.
We celebrated our best friends 50th wedd ...
We celebrated our best friends 50th wedding anniversary with a dinner at Hadsten House. Each course was better than the previous one. We appreciated that the noise level was quiet even though many dining tables were filled. Our waiter was knowledgeable and also very friendly and made our dining experience even better. It was a memorable dinner that will long be remembered.
Very enjoyable, romantic birthday dinner ...
Very enjoyable, romantic birthday dinner. Our server was Brian - very knowledgeable and professional and friendly, not pretentious like upscale restaurant waitstaff can be. He and the other staff were attentive and took good care of us. I normally don't get excited about salads but the warm spinach with bacon-balsamic vinaigrette was amazing. We had the oven-braised short ribs and the filet mignon, both were delicious and made to order. The wine and beer list was lengthy, and dessert (Fuji apple pie) was a great finish. What more could anyone ask for...? Highly recommended.
We were staying at Hadsten House for the ...
We were staying at Hadsten House for the weekend and so decided to have dinner there after reading reviews. The service was slow, but friendly and helpful. The portions are HUGE and the food was quite rich. The combinations were good, but a lighter hand on the sauces would be nice. The outstanding Lobster Bisque should be shared as it is a meal unto itself. The scallops were of the large, diver variety and would have been great if placed atop sautéed vegetables or simple mashed potatoes instead of the parmesan risotto which was drenched in way too much sauce. The added beurre blanc was unnecessary. People at an adjoining table ordered burgers that were so large they had to be consumed with a knife and fork. If you have massive appetites and enjoy rich sauces, this is the place for you.
Great variety of entres and wonderful wine list!
Small dining room, but great food and excellent wine list! I would certainly go back. The squid ink pasta was amazing as was the pork belly appetizer. Also, the burger was enormous! Enough to share. Can't wait to go back again next time I am in Solvang.
It was my dad's 81st birthday and I took them to the Hadsten House. My step-mom is very particular about her food and if she does not like it you will know. She is still talking about how great the food was. She was also impressed had how quiet it was. Most of the restaurants in the valley require you to almost shout to be heard because the acuostics are so bad. This restaurant has a nice calm atmosphere and you can actually carry on a conversation just between the people at your table. The wait staff is very attentive and my dad highly recommends the onion rings as an appetizer. Even though this is owned by the tribe, I would definitely eat there again.
I made a reservation at the Hadsten Hous ...
I made a reservation at the Hadsten House restaurant based on the reviews on Open Table. We also heard from locals that it was outstanding. I have to say that I was very disappointed in the meal. Although my husbands choice of the Pork Tenderloin was better, the pasta I ordered was mediocre at best. The flavors were 1 note and the Sausage used in the dish was tough and bland.
The service was timely and attentive.
Went here for a few reasons; (1) reviews were good, (2) hadn't been there before, & (3) it had available seating! First, don't let the location fool you. It's basically a restaurant located in the parking lot of the Hadsten House Inn, which really looks like mid-rate motel (although the reviews for the Inn seem pretty good!). The restaurant itself is open and nicely decorated. Our waiter was fairly attentive (lost him a few times) and was good about letting my wife sample a few wines until she found one she liked. As for the food, the french onion soup was unlike any french onion soup my wife or I had ever had...and not in a good way! It had no onions, was oily, and had some sort of spicy taste to it (picture chimichurri soup!). Needless to say, we returned it and the waiter took it off our bill. The wedge salad, on the other hand, was very good. For dinner, my duck breast was good, although the skin could've been a little crispier as the fat wasn't fully rendered, and my wife enjoyed her filet. All in all, it was a good meal, although when paying @ $100/person I expect a slightly elevated experience.
Pre Valentine Dinner
My wife and I ate here for dinner during our Valentine's weekend stay in Solvang. We started our meal sharing the Lobster Bisque, it was definitely big enough to share. She had the halibut and I had the short ribs. Both dinners tasted wonderful and plated beautifully.
Restaurant Week Dinner
Food was good and service fine.
Our only suggestion would be that a hostess station be added. There are 3 doors
into the large open dining room and no designated area to stand while waiting
for a table. Felt awkward just standing near the small bar. Saw other patrons
do the same walking in.
Who would of thought!
Had dinner there on a Wednesday night and only 2 of the tables were taken at 6:00. The waitress was wonderful and the food was quite good. This was my first time and I loved the decor. With the high ceilings, I am not sure how the noise level would be if the place was full. I do plan on going back again to try some of the other menu items. They all sounded wonderful and if they are as good as my first meal, I plan on making this a regular spot to dine.
We had a delightful anniversary dinner! The food was delicious, beautifully presented, cooked to perfection, expertly seasoned. The staff was very friendly, attentive without interrupting, and several of them had obviously seen the note on our reservation about our anniversary and went out of their way to extend congratulations. We chose a terrific Pinot Noir from the extensive wine list that was recommended by the staff and were impressed with how wonderful it was! Many thanks for a beautiful evening.
Nice Christmas Day Dinner!
First time my husband & I had dined at The Hadsten House. Our waiter was great, perfect in every way. Gave us good advice on food selections, mine being the scallops (they were divine) and my husband ordered the pork roast (he loved it). Portions were just right. An a la carte menu. Overall, we felt a bit overpriced but it wouldn't keep us from coming back.
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