Wine Country Dining
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.
37320 De Portola Rd.
Temecula, CA 92592
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 Dre Magana provides a diverse fresh food portfolio to create sumptuous cuisine that includes gourmet salads, flatbread pizzas, panini sandwiches, great burgers and other delectable seasonal offerings. With stunning 180-degree patio views of Temecula Wine County, you can enjoy lunch or pre-dinner snacks with Monte De Oro’s awards winning wines. Open Thursday to Sunday, 11am to 4:30pm.
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 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 www.SouthCoastWinery.com
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
Whether you choose to dine alfresco or inside you’ll enjoy the made to order delectables that our gem of a deli produces. All this accompanied by one of the best views that the valley has to offer. Our menu consists of seasonal selections ranging from delicious salads to hand tossed pizzas packed with an array of complimenting flavors. Save room to finish the entire meal with one of our decadent desserts.
39870 De Portola Rd
Temecula, CA 92592
Open 11am - 6pm Daily
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. 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 Friday through Sunday
For reservations call 951.676.9243 or 951.676.9463
Mama Rosa's Trattoria at Robert Renzoni Vineyards
Join us for a truly Old World Italian dining experience that enlivens all your senses. At Mama Rosa’s Trattoria you can expect breathtaking views, authentic Italian cuisine made in wine country’s only brick oven, flavorful sips of award-winning wine, and a craft beer list that is nothing short of legendary. Our goal is to leave you wanting nothing more than to return. Robert Renzoni and his family have incorporated 133 years of family traditions and culinary secrets into an unforgettable meal.
37350 De Portola Rd., Temecula
Sunday – Thursday - Lunch: 12pm-5pm
Friday – Saturday - Lunch: 12pm-5pm & Dinner: 6pm-8pm