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Lazy H Ranch

16787 Highway 76, Pauma Valley, CA 92061-9561
+1 760-742-3669
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  • Excellent59%
  • Very good35%
  • Average3%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible0%
14 Oct 2017
16 May 2017
“Unique local restaurant”
Restaurant Hours
$$ - $$$
16787 Highway 76, Pauma Valley, CA 92061-9561
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Reviewed 14 October 2017

This restaurant should NOT be #3. It's the BEST in the area, a very pleasant surprise since I moved to the Pauma Valley area. Their food is excellent, staff very friendly and Henry is TOPS! We've always had a very pleasant meal and, going back...More

Thank elsasale
Reviewed 17 May 2017

Local restaurant with a very "old world" charm. White tablecloths with lots and lots of collectible liquor bottles on shelves below the ceiling. There is a live tree growing through the ceiling in the bar. Henry, the bartender, makes the best Margaritas in the county....More

Thank paumalady
Reviewed 29 December 2016

My husband first took me to the Lazy H several years ago, and it quickly became my favorite restaurant. Originally built in the 20s and made into a country club in the 50s, it retains vintage charm while being laid back and comfortable, and the...More

1  Thank 766allyson
Reviewed 27 November 2016

This is the best kept secret in San Diego. Close to gambling casinos and Mount Palomar It has the ambience of a small beautiful natural compound inn with extremely nice rooms great pool to use in the summer. The restaurant is open for lunch and...More

1  Thank 569franb
Reviewed 12 October 2016

Beautiful setting. Hummingbirds galore feasting at feeders hanging from the view windows to the gardens. Meal was good with a very good pino grigio. Service prompt and friendly. Outside area comprised of gardens, a swimming pool and several rooms. Old, character trees - arms outstretched....More

1  Thank Meech123
Reviewed 26 September 2016

The restaurant is in an older building that is rather quaint and it is set on a beautifu, well groomed property. Views from the restaurant windows are very nice. It is a very quiet, clean environment. This was our first trip here on the recommendation...More

2  Thank 633KPD
Reviewed 24 August 2016

Food was delicious, service was fast, and the food was hot when it arrived at the table. We skipped dessert, we were too full from dinner. Next time we'll save room!

1  Thank Julie W
Reviewed 26 July 2016

We enjoy staying here especially when on of our favorite bands are playing at Harrahs! Great Rooms and Great Restaurant!

3  Thank Dennis J
Reviewed 20 June 2016

Have been with others...who don't share my delight in being there..Some friends have had not so good meals...we love the broasted chicken...the best.

2  Thank Lois P
Reviewed 26 April 2016

Very nice experience near Pauma Valley. The ranch is surrounded by hundreds of orange trees and you can smell the trees when sitting in front of your room in the evening. Marvellous sensation, serenity, calm and beauty. Friendly atmosphere, nice cocktail lounge, good restaurant. A...More

2  Thank Unlimited_Zen
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Restaurant Details

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  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Business meetings, Child-friendly
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 16787 Highway 76, Pauma Valley, CA 92061-9561
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Pauma Valley
  • Phone Number: +1 760-742-3669
Built in the 1920's, this ranch style restaurant and motel is located along Highway 76 in the back county of San Diego. Formerly a sleepy stretch of road, Highway 76 now connects 4 major casino resorts: Valley View, Harrah's Rincon, Casino Pauma, and Pala. Most visitors drive right by the Lazy H, those who do stop in are treated to a step back in time. The dining room is right out of the 50s, the menu is varied and wholesome. Weekends are busiest, when locals come out to dine.
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