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About Red Tracton's
Unique 50's style Steakhouse and Supper Club. Red Tracton's is know for serving only the finest in "Prime" Beef and Seafood. Quality and quantity is Red's trademark. Live entertainment Wednesday - Saturday at the Piano bar.
Solana Beach, CA 92075
Steak, Seafood, Bar / Lounge / Bottle Service
Hours of Operation:
Lunch: Monday - Saturday: 11:00am - 3:30pm; Dinner: Sunday - Thursday: 4:00pm - 10:00pm, Friday - Saturday: 4:00pm - 11:00pm
$31 to $50
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Red Tracton's features live entertainment at the World famous "Piano Bar" Wednesday - Saturday. 7:30pm - 11:30 pm on week nights and Weekends 8:00pm till closing. Dinner is also served in the Lounge
Self parking during lunch hours and valet after 4:00PM.
Private Party Facilities:
Red Tracton's offers two adjacent banquet rooms for your private party needs. The Triple Crown Room and The Starlight Terrace. Both great venues for hosting birthday parties, rehearsal dinners, corporate outings, board meetings, and holiday parties.
Private Party Contact:
Tracy/Adam: (858) 755-6600
Banquet, Bar Dining, Bar/Lounge, Beer, Corkage Fee, Dancing, Entertainment, Fireplace, Full Bar, Late Night, Private Room, Takeout, Wheelchair Access
Special Events & Promotions:
Del Mar Race Track season starts July 16, 2008. We will be unable to except on line reservations for dinner. We will be excepting online reservation for Lunch Mon - Sun and Dinner Mon & Tue night. Thank You
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Red Tracton's Ratings and Reviews
We went to Red Tracton's for New Years eve dinner. The restaurant was very festive and had a party atmosphere. It was a very busy night with the restaurant completely full of customers. The service was a little slow but that expected with so many people being served at one time. The food was pretty good, particularly the filet mignon. The prime rib was pretty average. In terms of price the cost was about what you would expect for New Years eve.
Maybe it was just New Year’s Eve, but this was not a good visit. Service was slow, inconsistent and not as professional as you would expect. Two of our steaks were served cold, the cream spinach tasted “tired” and wine service was “questionable” (tried to put our carb on ice). We’ve been to this restaurant before and it was nice, but this was not worth the money. Just because you charge and arm and a leg, doesn’t make you a special steak-house.
Enjoyable ambiance...similiar to the great steak houses of the 50s and 60s. Wide variety of folks from the sophisticated to the 20-somethings girls night out crowd who were kind of noisy. Traditional food served in a variety of ways...all which seem appetizing.
Enjoyed our steaks, wine and deserts. The menu items sounded great and the specials sounded even better.
As usual, Red's provided a great experience. It is an honest and unpretentious restaurant with an old-school vibe and menu. Generous cocktails, excellent wine list, and great food. The service is sincere and excellent. A very honest restaurant with no gimmicks other than great food and service. I am ashamed that I cannot remember my server's name, but she was excellent.
This place is a classic. Just love it. Simultaneously, feels like a step back in time and still relevant. The Maitre'd and Manager (?) is a complete professional and gentleman. The ambiance is great--established racetrack and locals crowd. Food is good. Drinks--as they should be. Our service this night was pleasant and professional, but a little disjointed. But, appreciate what they have created and sustained over time.
Took my BF here for his birthday - He wanted a classic steakhouse vibe and that'w what we got! Great neighborhood spot. Requested the corner booth in the bar area - energetic but not too loud. Great server (Erika?) and they didn't rush us. Very enjoyable meal with big portions and good cocktails.
This has been our favorite celebration restaurant for the last 32 years. My husband took me here on our first date and every big moment since. Unfortunately, the management and servers don't care. It was our 25th wedding anniversary and I requested a simple yet classic meal from them. A week in advance, when I asked if I could order it the server said it was requested and in the kitchen but the chef stated it was too much trouble and that I could come back on Friday when they serve that special. Needless to say, not happy. I've requested special meals at other less notable places and they were always happy to accommodate. Why Tracton's couldn't fill this simple request seems ridiculous. It was a slow night, the drinks were good but the service slow. We spent a fortune to eat there and celebrate our anniversary (did I say 25 years!) yet it seems it doesn't matter there and I'm sorry to say -- that put a damper on our anniversary.
If only the they appreciated our patronage as much as we once loved celebrating there. I'm hard pressed to say I'll go back. I will miss the Lobster Clubs. :(
We never ate there. We got there on time and were told that valet parking was a REQUIREMENT. The parking lot and the restaurant were empty. I was not going to pay for parking and was told to park off property or on the street.
I have been to this restaurant before. The food is ok, but overpriced and overrated. Left and drove less than a mile to the Fish Market where we had a delightful meal.
Don’t waste your time and money here.
Let me start by saying the food was good and up to the usual Red Tracton standards. I had a big problem though with the fact that because the reservation was for an evening after Breeder's Cup races at Del Mar, normal free valet parking became $20 with no advance notice. A separate menu was also printed that increased the price of all entrees by $10. I just don't think that is an ethical business practice, particularly with no advance notice.
We've been customers for 10+ years and this place has never deteriorated or lessened in any way! The food is just plain incredible. If there was any complaint about this place, it was that it serves way too much food! The tast of the food is amazing; the service is impeccable; and the "price is right"! Any person who does not go here is simply cheating oneself out of a true pleasure of life. We are definitely Red's BFFs (Best Fans Forever)!
The food was excellent. The service was excellent. A little disappointed that for a foursome where we celebrating two birthdays, a desert was not comped! Normally too full to eat desert but our guests wanted something. Will of course go back because in the scheme of things, it is a small thing but it would have been huge PR!
Had early Sunday reservations with children 4, 6 and 8. Kitchen made a mistake on one
child's dinner and was immediately corrected. Fried chicken is always outstanding and
perfect. Have never had anything but outstanding food and super service.
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