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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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San Jose, CA
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97 reviews
26 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 83 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Menu options seem limited--if you want to eat Danish food, you seem to have differen version of 3 things, one of which I won't touch--liver. Sausage & meatballs were ok, I don't know they did anything wrong with them, they were just nothing special, nothing knew to me. Maybe Danish food is just boring. Buffet wasn't much--cold cuts, cold vegies,... More 

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Walnut, CA
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14 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

This is one of my favorite restaurants to visit in Solvang. I always eat the same meal so maybe my review is somewhat limited as far as what else they offer. I always get the Danish Sausage & Danish Meatball Combo meal. It comes with mashed potatoes & gravy with a red cabbage side dish and assorted danish bread slices.... More 

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Las Vegas, Nevada
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37 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago

Very disappointing... Food and service mediocre and the restaurant was not busy....some locals were dining there but I have no idea why...

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

Thank you for your patronage and feedback. More 

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4 reviews
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This is not a restaurant food. Fish and cheaps are from the frozen box and after just heat up, This is 100% fas food. I feel that I have just eat grace. No tast, no smell. Nothing. The salad is made from the old lettuce. The lenon cheeken is same- terrible. People, do not go do not eat. To bad... More 

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

Thank you for your patronage and feedback it is a great way to learn and will review with the owners and staff. More 

orange county
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80 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 74 helpful votes
Reviewed 18 April 2017 via mobile

We ordered all you could eat dinner buffet, good selections was even Happier when they had Carlsberg beer! Hadn't found it since visiting Ireland.

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1 Thank mona35
Bobby L, Public Relations Manager at Red Viking Restaurant, responded to this review

Thank you for the 4 Star review and your patronage. Glad you enjoyed the Dinner Buffet and the Carlsberg have a safe and enjoyable trip. More 

San Francisco, California
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99 reviews
34 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 38 helpful votes
Reviewed 16 April 2017

We enjoyed the meal itself but the endless wait for a very simple order right off their lunch menu, was annoying, to say the least. The staff is polite, friendly and does their job efficiently though. Danish meatballs, sausages are filled with great flavor, the red cabbage is delicious. Mashed potatoes are good too but the potato salad was a... More 

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Thank Pony101
Bobby L, Public Relations Manager at Red Viking Restaurant, responded to this review

Thank you for the 4 Star review, your patronage and feedback. We always post the reviews for the staff to preview for improvements. Have a safe and enjoyable trip. More 

Solvang, California
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20 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 11 April 2017

The service was great! The waitress was able to answer all our questions without having to go and ask someone else! Great buy!

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Thank PJHenry1972
Bobby L, Public Relations Manager at Red Viking Restaurant, responded to this review

Thank you for your patronage and feedback. Have a safe and enjoyable Holiday! More 

Ulaanbaatar, Mongolia
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425 reviews
222 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 607 helpful votes
Reviewed 7 April 2017

What a kick visiting Solvang California was for my wife and me. The Red Viking Restaurant just added one more experience to our joy in Solvang. It is located a tad off-the-beaten-path in Solvang but we found it because we were exploring the by-ways in Solvang. We enjoyed our table right by the window. The menu includes a food and... More 

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

Thank you for the 5 Star review and your patronage. Glad you enjoyed the "Danish Village" and had a front row seat to dine, view and enjoy everyone passing by. Have a GRAND day! More 

Stratham, New Hampshire
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37 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
Reviewed 26 March 2017

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

Thank you for your patronage and feedback we will pass it on to the staff. More 

Vancouver, Washington
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158 reviews
49 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 27 helpful votes
Reviewed 12 March 2017

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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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Cuisine
American, European, Scandinavian, Danish
Meals
Brunch, Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Highchairs Available
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids, Local cuisine, Groups
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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