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The Restaurant at Ponte

35053 Rancho California Rd, Temecula, CA 92591-4008
+1 951-252-1770
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  • Excellent63%
  • Very good26%
  • Average7%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible1%
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American, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
35053 Rancho California Rd, Temecula, CA 92591-4008
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We wanted to go to the vineyard Rose but got sent here. The restaurant is amazing. The wine is lovely and we loved the service. Go there.

Thank Stephheel
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

This was our first visit to this winery. Decided to have lunch and were seated in the outdoor area. Although they were very busy and the wait for a table was 45 minutes, it was well worth it. Service was great and each meal of...More

Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Delicious seafood stuffed Portobello mushroom, rich enough to share with two people. Crab cake was generous, about 5 ounces, but was just overly spicy, again two can share. Cocktails were good and of course there was a great selection of wines, we tried a local...More

Thank Holly R
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

The menu was sparse, the service inattentive, the taste of our food was nothing exceptional and it is not a restaurant I would return to. Given the ambiance, I would have thought a better quality restaurant could be located on this property.

Thank Alison S
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

On a whim decided to have lunch there. We split a small charcuterie and a Lyonnaise salad with grilled steak. Amazing! Everything was so fresh and delicious. We were very happy that we shared especially since we were going to the tasting room afterwards. Our...More

Thank ajbmmom
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Family comes together for a little wine tasting and a late afternoon lunch. We took the gang in the Board Room and enjoyed a wide menu from pizza to Duck. Joshua was our server and he was excellent. Always highly recommended

Thank tarstmartin
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

You will enjoy the great winery and the impressive atmosphere. The food is great and well prepared. The service is good and the waiters are polite and very knowledgeable. It is venture that I highly recommend.

Thank Frank M
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

They have a nice, varied menu. My husband and I had a salad and shared the calzone. It was more than we could eat. Paired with a good wine, it was an excellent lunch. The staff were pleasant and helpful. It is best to make...More

Thank Pwalk164
Reviewed 11 December 2017

The menu at the Restaurant at Ponte has something for everyone, vegans, vegetarians and carnivores. The service is reliable, and I recommend bringing people who are new to wine country to this experience. Including wine, lunch is on the pricey side, but I think it...More

Thank MMM43537
Reviewed 8 December 2017

Excellent food! Variety a little lacking. Nice ambiance. Patio seating needed additional heating. Excellent service.

Thank Debbie K
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20 December 2015|
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Response from nancy l | Reviewed this property |
yes contact Ponte and use your charge card and they will send it flat rate 2 or 3 days 951-694-8855
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Highchairs Available, Free Wifi, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Private Dining, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Wine and Beer, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Accepts Discover
Dining Style
Casual Dining
Good for
Local cuisine, View, Business meetings, Romantic, Special Occasion Dining, Groups
Open Hours
11:00 AM - 5:00 PM
11:00 AM - 4:00 PM
11:00 AM - 4:00 PM
11:00 AM - 4:00 PM
11:00 AM - 4:00 PM
11:00 AM - 8:00 PM
11:00 AM - 8:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 35053 Rancho California Rd, Temecula, CA 92591-4008
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Temecula
  • Phone Number: +1 951-252-1770
  • E-mail
The Restaurant at Ponte prepares wine country cuisine in a casual outdoor atmosphere. We are leading the way toward a community of wineries and restaurants dedicated to promoting local, sustainable farmers and ranchers. Our dishes feature top quality seasonal and regional ingredients prepared in our kitchen and enhanced when paired with our wines. The Restaurant is open daily, although hours do vary. The Restaurant at Ponte is open in inclement weather. Heaters and blankets are available in the winter, and misters and fans are used in the summer. Guests arriving By Limo or Private Bus: A separate limo reservation is required for the weekends. To submit a limo request, please see our website.
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