2011

Solbar Restaurant Review, Calistoga

Posted by Foodnut.com

Reviewer: Foodnut.com

Solbar

755 Silverado trail

Calistoga, CA 94515

866-942-7442

Solbar Website

Solbar Calistoga Solar Panels

Solbar is a beautiful restaurant located in the Solage resort and Calistoga. They serve breakfast, lunch, and dinner and received one Michelin star in 2011.

Solbar Calistoga Hotel Room

Solbar Calistoga Pool

Solbar Calistoga Swimming Pool

Brandon Sharp who recently worked at Gary Danko And French Laundry, is the chef. They focus on using organic, sustainable, and the freshest, ripest ingredients, including vegetables from their outdoor garden.

Why did we dine here? – We were staying at this beautiful resort, so it was pretty obvious that we should try out the restaurant. Our package included breakfast, so this meal was a no-brainer.

Solbar Calistoga Outdoor Patio

Insider Tip – Stay in their hotel in check out there state-of-the-art spa. Come to Solbar for dinner to really test their cooking.

Cuisine – New American

Location – Calistoga

Opened – 2007

Service – Service during breakfast was adequate but nothing outstanding.

Verdict – Solbar serves up a solid breakfast with portions and quality to spare.

Solbar Menu features all the classic dishes and side orders.

Website Solbar Menu

Full Solbar image set

Picks:

Solbar Calistoga Smoked Salmon

house-cured smoked salmon with bagel, cream cheese, and our pickles ($17) offers a good start to the day, with its ample pile of lox and very fresh bagel.

Solbar Calistoga Bacon Hashbrown

brannan street breakfast: two eggs any style with russet potato hash browns, homemade sausage or bacon, and choice of toast ($16) included some excellent bacon along with a thin and crispy Hash Brown and a healthy portion of scrambled eggs.

Solbar Calistoga Bagel Fruit Granola

solage continental: seasonal fruit, homemade granola, yogurt, and a freshly baked muffin with orange or grapefruit juice and french press coffee or mighty leaf tea ($19) was a beautiful dish that included very fresh fruit, some top-notch homemade granola covering a tart space yogurt. The fresh muffin was excellent as was the very strong coffee. Roof down to

OK: (Order if you like this dish)

None

Pans: (We would not reorder these dishes)

None

Solbar on Urbanspoon

Solbar Overall Rating: (Very Good 2.5)

Come Back?

Food Rating: (Very Good)
Service Rating: (Very Good)
Atmosphere Rating: (Excellent)
Value Rating: (Good)

Guide: 0 = poor, 1 = Below/Average, 2 = Good, 2.5 = Very Good, 3 = Excellent , 4 = Extraordinary

Alcohol:Beer, Wine
Attire:Casual
Parking:Street
Reservations:Yes
Posted on August 31st, 2011
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