Wine Country Dining
Bel Vino Bistro
The Bel Vino Bistro specializes in gourmet comfort food, all moderately priced and with nothing too fancy for a comfortable and fun experience. Dine on our beautiful outdoor patio in good weather and in our rustic and charming barrel room on cool or rainy days. In either location there is live music nearby on weekends to enhance your experience. Bel Vino is an old-fashioned winery where guests can enjoy an authentic wine country experience, and is located just one mile from Temecula. Enjoy spectacular wine country views along with our boutique, handcrafted wines. The Bistro is open Friday thru Sunday from 11:00 am - 4:00 pm.
33515 Rancho California Road
Temecula, CA 92591
Café Champagne at Thornton Winery
Voted Inland Empire's "Best Restaurant", Café Champagne is open 365 days a year for lunch and dinner. Award-winning Executive Chef, Steve Pickell, combines "Contemporary Fusion Cuisine" with premium wines in a stylish setting, creating a well-rounded flair for the total foodie experience. Expect four-star cuisine, local produce, an affordable menu and indoor and patio seating.
Cafe Champagne's professional staff has won the Gold Award for Contemporary Cuisine for over eleven years from the Southern California Restaurant Writers Association. "Four Stars for Cuisine" and "Four Stars for the Wine List" were awarded by the California Restaurant Writers Association.
Open daily for lunch and dinner. Open holidays. For reservations, please call 951.699.0088.
32575 Rancho California Rd.
Temecula, CA 92591
Carol's Restaurant at Baily Winery
Carol Baily has created a unique environment in the heart of Wine Country. Dine outside under the pergola next to the Cabernet vines or in Bacchus Hall with its stone walls, high ceiling, fireplace and vineyard views. An adjacent vegetable and herb garden provides seasonal produce that Carol uses in her cuisine. The luncheon menu provides traditional sandwiches, classical salads, grilled meats and fish. For dinner, guests dine on steak, seafood, and French and Italian inspired dishes, all with fresh ingredients prepared to order. Baily's award winning wines are featured, and a selection of local beers is available.
33440 La Serena Way, corner of Rancho California Rd., Temecula
Open for dinner Saturday evenings; lunch Thursday through Sunday
For reservations call 951.676.9243 or 951.676.9463
Meritage at Callaway
Boasting spectacular panoramic vineyard and hillside views, as well as delicious wine-paired cuisine, the multi-tiered arbor terrace at Meritage at Callaway offers an alfresco dining experience unparalleled in Temecula Wine Country.
32720 Rancho California Rd.
Lunch: open daily 11:00am-4:00pm
Dinner: Friday-Sunday, 5:00pm-9:00pm
Monte De Oro Bistro
For a great "Wine First" and "Food to Complement" experience, visit Monte De Oro Bistro. Chef William Campbell prepares an inspired mix of rustic and fresh food to create sumptuous cuisine that includes gourmet salads, flatbreads, panini sandwiches, and other delectable seasonal offerings. With a casual atmosphere with stunning views from our patio, enjoy lunch or pre-dinner snacks with Monte De Oro's award winning wines. Recognized as "Best of Inland Empire" for 2016, 2015, 2014 and 2013. Open Friday to Sunday 11am to 5pm.
35820 Rancho California Rd.
Temecula, CA 92591
The Creekside Grille at Wilson Creek Winery & Vineyards
At the Creekside Grille in the heart of the Southern California Wine Country, wine country cooking is at its best! With simple, homespun food, complex flavors, beautiful presentation, and fresh ingredients, the dining experience is second to none. Chef Steve Stawinski has shaped the menu using Wilson Creek wines, locally grown fruits, vegetables, cheeses and olive oils, line-caught fresh fish and fresh herbs to create a unique blend of delicious menu items. Since October 2008, the Creekside Grille has made a name for itself, receiving many accolades from Wine Club Members, other wineries, locals and first time visitors. Surrounded by lush 30 year old Cabernet grapevines, an herb garden and flower-filled hanging baskets, the view and ambiance set the scene for an enjoyable day in wine country.
35960 Rancho California Road
Open daily from 11am – 5pm. Sunday Brunch 11 am – 2 pm.
Reservations are recommended.
www.wilsoncreekwinery.com or call 951.699.WINE (9463)
The Pinnacle Restaurant at Falkner Winery
Feel on top of the world at the hilltop, window enclosed Pinnacle Restaurant at Falkner Winery. Offering American/Mediterranean cuisine for lunches daily, The Pinnacle delivers great food and wonderful service. Relax in the fresh air of their open balcony or dine with indoor comfort. Enjoy delicious favorites such as Herb Encrusted Scallops, ½ lb. Serrano Chile Burger, Grilled Spanish Octopus, Crispy Brussel Sprouts, Ahi Crunchy Salad, Tasso Ham Bolognese Pappardelle, Baja Striped Seabass.
40620 Calle Contento just north from Rancho California Road.
Open 11:30am to 3:30pm Monday through Thursday
11:30am to 2:30pm Friday through Sunday.
For reservations call 951-676-8231 x1 or visit their website
The Restaurant at Leoness Cellars
Rated #1 Winery Restaurant by USA Today’s 10 Best Reader’s Choice, The Restaurant at Leoness Cellars provides an exceptional al fresco dining experience with a full service menu featuring items made 100% from scratch in our kitchen. Offering seasonal selections ranging from vibrant salads to entrees packed with an array of complimenting flavors, including seafood, pastas and unique flatbreads, to decadent desserts that will leave you craving more. The Restaurant’s success is fueled by a passion for serving savory dishes that are second to none and that pair perfectly with Leoness wines.
Open Friday 11:30a-8:00p, Saturday 11:00a-8:00p and Sunday 11:00a-5:30p
38311 De Portola Rd.
Temecula, CA 92592
Vineyard Rose Restaurant at South Coast Winery Resort & Spa
Holder of WINE SPECTATOR’s 2015 Award of Excellence, the Vineyard Rose offers up an unparalleled wine and dine experience for every occasion: breakfast, lunch and dinner. Casual, elegant atmosphere highlights world-class menus using the freshest local ingredients. Indoor/outdoor seating enhance your vineyard experience. Extensive wine list help make it worlds away from the every day!
34843 Rancho California Road, Temecula
Open for breakfast, lunch and dinner daily.
For reservations, please call 866.994.6379 or online at www.SouthCoastWinery.com
Avensole Restaurant & Marketplace
Guests of Avensole’s restaurant are in for a culinary treat. As the newest Temecula Wine Country restaurant, Avensole offers a charming place to enjoy eclectic foods and delicious wines in a lively atmosphere. The food and ambiance are unlike any other in Temecula Wine Country.
The vibrant setting creates a perfect venue to gather and relax with friends and family while you sip your favorite Avensole wines and enjoy the wide array of craft beers and cocktails offered. Friends can delight in alfresco dining on our lovely restaurant terrace, which allows guest to experience the perfect pairing of Avensole wines and savor selections in a beautiful open-air setting. We offer a limited selection menu packaged for comfortable dining on the Tasting Room terrace, near the pond or nestled in the vineyard.
34567 Rancho California Rd.
Temecula, CA 92591