Wine Country Dining

Bel Vino Bistro

The Bel Vino Bistro offers seasonal menus, specializing in simple yet gourmet selections with a fusion twist bringing inspirations from around the world and created by our Head Chef, Celeste Walker. The menu is moderately priced. Dine on our beautiful outdoor patio while enjoying 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. Enjoy spectacular wine country views along with our boutique, handcrafted wines. The Bistro is open Friday 1pm - 9pm, Saturday and Sunday 11:00am – 4:00pm.  Friday Nite Live Music (no cover) from 6:00pm – 10:00pm.

33515 Rancho California Road
Temecula, CA  92591

Avensole Winery Restaurant

Savor seasonal cuisine in our vibrant al fresco setting with incredible Wine Country views, while sipping award-winning Avensole wine, seasonal cocktails or craft beer. The food and ambiance are unlike any other in Temecula.

34567 Rancho California Rd.
Temecula, CA 92591
951.252.2003 ext. 301

Baba Joon's Kitchen at Fazeli Cellars

Continuing BJ Fazeli’s goal of merging ancient Persia with contemporary California, Baba Joon's Kitchen provides a unique – and extensive – Mediterranean Persian fusion menu that results in a perfect wine pairing experience.  Many of the menu items were created by BJ Fazeli, giving traditional Persian ingredients and dishes, an original twist and modern feel.

Baba Joon’s Kitchen Executive Chef Anthony Bartolotta has adapted BJ's recipes and expanded upon the Fazeli family’s vision by incorporating elements of Italian, French, Spanish and Greek cuisine into the menus.

37320 De Portola Rd.
Temecula, CA 92592

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 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: Ppen daily Monday to Thursday 11:00am-4:00pm
Dinner: Friday-Sunday, 11:00am-8:00pm

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. 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 health conscience Mediterranean/American cuisine, join us for lunches daily. Relax in air conditioned comfort or outside balcony seating. Favorites include Lobster Mac & Cheese, Herb Encrusted Scallops, 1/2 lb. Angus Beef Burgers, Grilled Spanish Octopus, Maine Lobster Roll, Seafood Portofino and others. 

40620 Calle Contento just north from Rancho California Road.
Open daily 11:30am to 3:30pm

For reservations call 951-676-8231 x4 or visit their website

The 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 877.743.8343 or online at

The Restaurant at Leoness Cellars

 Rated #1 Winery Restaurant by USA Today’s 10 Best Reader’s Choice two consecutive years, The Restaurant at Leoness Cellars provides an exceptional 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, steak, and pastas, 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. 

 Monday – Thursday 11:30am – 3:00pm
Friday – Saturday 11:30am – 8:00pm
Sunday 11:30am – 5:00pm
38311 De Portola Rd.
Temecula, CA 92592
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