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5921 Valencia Cir, Rancho Valencia Resort, Rancho Santa Fe, CA 92067-9520
+1 858-759-6246
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  • Excellent75%
  • Very good15%
  • Average7%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
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5921 Valencia Cir, Rancho Valencia Resort, Rancho Santa Fe, CA 92067-9520
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Reviewed 25 May 2017 via mobile

This is a special place. The food is brilliant, the service is first class and even better if you are lucky enough to get Marcia for a server. The dining room is romantic and cozy. The menu surprises you. I love this place and can't...More

Thank Floyd M
Reviewed 15 May 2017

I have eaten at this restaurant on several occasions over the years and remembered it fondly as a truly fine restaurant. However, my last visit was a shock and totally destroyed my pleasant memories. The ambiance of the restaurant is beautiful, and if you don't...More

Thank Dan B
Reviewed 9 April 2017

Arriving at Veladora restaurant is an impressive experience. Located in the exclusive area known as Rancho Santa Fe, the drive through the grounds of the Rancho Valencia resort is beautiful. The restaurant is beautifully appointed, with influences of grand baja mexico. Throughout the restaurant, big...More

Thank DanoUSA13
Reviewed 4 April 2017

We had a delightful lunch at the Veladora. The service by Yola was very sweet. We enjoyed the atmosphere and the food. We hope to return someday!

1  Thank Jerard77
Reviewed 20 March 2017

The highlight of our recent weekend in Rancho Santa Fe was dinner at Veladora, the restaurant at Rancho Valencia. The whole resort was remodeled from top to bottom about 5 years ago, and the attention to detail is obvious in the restaurant. We had a...More

Thank Fritz W
Reviewed 22 February 2017

Although the breakfast was somwehat safge and traditonal, dionner is where this place really shines. An absolute orgy for your senses, the food and presentation are absolutely outstanding. Worthy to be named with some of SoCal's finest restaurants for sure.

Thank stevethibault
Reviewed 24 January 2017

House-made bread that melts in your mouth to start! For an appetizer, I enjoyed the Foie Gras on toasted brioche with a sweet crunch of crushed hazelnuts on top and little buttons of pumpkin puree on the plate that combined to create the perfect blend...More

Thank divedogs
Reviewed 18 January 2017 via mobile

I have been to this restaurant many times. Pre Remodel and Post. My wife and I have always enjoyed the food. Portions could be a little more generous. Until recently it was not in our lunch rotation for the week until we found out they...More

Thank paulR9375UK
Noel D, General Manager at Veladora, responded to this reviewResponded 19 January 2017

Hello Paul! I am thrilled to see that you - and your Pekingese - enjoy Veladora. It is our pleasure to welcome dogs at the resort. Thank you kindly for sharing your thoughts regarding portions. It is with your helpful feedback that we can continue...More

Reviewed 11 November 2016

We scheduled a private dinner in the wine room for our clients. The chef prepared a made to order 5 course meal with wine selections. I can honestly say this was the best meal I have ever had. The provided two servers for a party...More

Thank NEIL B
Reviewed 19 October 2016 via mobile

Recently we had a business meeting at Veladora. It is such a beautiful room with stunning views over the lower beautifully gardened tennis courts and views westward out towards the Pacific Ocean. The ambiance is spectacular with the warm velvet looking sapphire colored walls, the...More

Thank kari b
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$45 - US$75
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Valet Parking, Wheelchair Accessible, Outdoor Seating, Private Dining, Parking Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Dining Style
Casual Elegant
Good for
Romantic, Special Occasion Dining, Groups, Local cuisine, Business meetings
Open Hours
07:00 - 14:30
17:30 - 21:30
07:00 - 14:30
07:00 - 14:30
17:30 - 21:30
07:00 - 14:30
17:30 - 21:30
07:00 - 14:30
17:30 - 21:30
07:00 - 14:30
17:30 - 21:30
07:00 - 14:30
17:30 - 21:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 5921 Valencia Cir, Rancho Valencia Resort, Rancho Santa Fe, CA 92067-9520
    (Rancho Diegueno)
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Rancho Santa Fe
  • Phone Number: +1 858-759-6246
  • E-mail
  • This restaurant is at Rancho Valencia
Veladora. Where coast meets ranch. Where sun dappled afternoons fade into lantern lit evenings. And where all things fresh, handcrafted and simply delicious reside. Rancho Valencia's captivating new restaurant is now open and serving Coastal Ranch cuisine for breakfast, lunch and dinner in a stunning modern hacienda setting. An extensive wine menu of over 600 hand selected wines is on hand for sipping and savoring, as well as a welcoming private wine room featuring our rarest bottles for the most special of occasions. Our farm-to-table philosophy is infused throughout Veladora's culinary program, featuring local produce and herbs, flowers and honey cultivated right on property.
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