First & Oak

Rabbit tacos
Tetr de moine
Chocolate mousse

**** (4 stars)

This small, one-room restaurant offers fine dining in a home-spun atmosphere.  Many of the dishes are definitely noteworthy. We particularly enjoyed both of our appetizers, the oysters, and the rabbit tacos. Flavors and textures were perfect in both dishes.

The entrees were fine, but not as impressive.

Desserts were nicely done, with a homemade honeycomb being the standout.

The weakness is the wine list, particularly the wines by the glass, which are heavily reliant upon a single so-so producer. This is odd, since the restaurant is in the middle of wine country.

Service was friendly, but the single server struggled to keep up with the three occupied tables, which were unfortunately simultaneously seated.

The menu allows you to select the number of courses you like, and we felt the price for three courses was extremely reasonable.

First & Oak
409 1st St
Solvang, CA
(805) 688-1703