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
Cork | Fire Kitchen
Cork | Fire Kitchen, located at Temecula Creek Inn, offers guests and locals a range of inventive menu options like Pan Roasted Diver Scallops with Pine Nut and Golden Raisin Puree to classic favorites like Slow Braised Short Ribs and Vintage Farms Filet. Pair your entree with one of the restaurant’s inventive barrel-aged whisky cocktails, wines on tap or local craft brews, as you dine overlooking the resort’s 27 holes of Championship Golf and the
Temecula Creek Inn
44501 Rainbow Canyon Road
MDO Bistro & Wine Bar
For a great "Wine First" and "Food to Complement" tasting experience, visit MDO Bistro & Wine Bar. Chef Taylor Harris prepares an inspired mix of rustic and fresh food to create sumptuous Southern California casual food offering that include gourmet salads, Panini sandwiches, filling pasta dishes, delectable cheese and meat plates and other seasonal offerings. Paired with Monte de Oro's award winning wines, enjoy a casual lunch or pre-dinner snack on our outdoor patio with its stunning panoramic views of Temecula's Wine Country! Open Friday (11a-7p), Saturday, (11a-4p) and Sunday (11a-4p).
35820 Rancho California Rd.
Temecula, CA 92591
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
The Cellar Lounge at Ponte Vineyard Inn
The Cellar Lounge boasts a full bar and a variety of Ponte Wines in addition to a carefully selected list of locally produced wines, signature cocktails and craft beers. Enjoy live music on Wednesday, Friday and Saturday nights. Make a night of it and experience fine dining at Bouquet Restaurant, located just above The Cellar Lounge.
35001 Rancho California Rd.
Monday-Thursday: 4pm to 11pm
Friday: 4pm to 12am
Saturday: 12pm to 12am
Sunday: 12pm to 11pm
Happy Hour Monday-Thursday: 4pm to 7pm
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 Ancho Chili Spiced Shrimp, Santa Barbara Salad, and Smoked Apple & Walnut Baked Brie as well as house specialties such as Lobster Mac & Cheese, Herb Trio Encrusted Salmon, and a ½ Pound Black Angus Mushroom Cheeseburger.
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
Let us host you for lunch or dinner with the perfect wine and culinary experience. Taste Chef Daragh's fresh, seasonally prepared artisan food highlighted by his signature handmade sauces and dressings. Discover mouth-watering pairings between our artisan wines and seasonally prepared artisan dishes!
Your Amenities: Fresh, handmade seasonal menu selections, wine flights, beer and wine bar, live music every Friday and Sunday, and limited library wines featured.
Your Setting: Al fresco dining featuring landscaped gardens, vineyard and mountain views, fireplace, climate-controlled intimate and casual dining.
Open Friday 11:30a-8:00p, Saturday 11:00a-8:00p and Sunday 11:00a-5:30p
38311 De Portola Rd.
Temecula, CA 92592
The Restaurant at Ponte
Dine amongst Temecula's largest vineyard at Ponte Winery's al fresco Restaurant. Enjoy local produce and organic ingredients prepared by a skillful and passionate culinary team, perfectly paired with the flavors of our wines.
Friday & Saturday 11a-8p
35053 Rancho California Road
Temecula, CA 92591
Vineyard Rose Restaurant at South Coast Winery Resort & Spa
Holder of WINE SPECTATOR’s 2014 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