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The Restaurant at Ponte

35053 Rancho California Rd, Temecula, CA 92591-4008
+1 951-252-1770
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  • Excellent64%
  • Very good25%
  • Average7%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible1%
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“lunch” (132 reviews)
“bread” (52 reviews)
“salad” (57 reviews)
Open Now
11:00 AM - 8:00 PM Hours
American, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
35053 Rancho California Rd, Temecula, CA 92591-4008
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1 - 10 of 543 reviews

Reviewed 6 days ago

These chef's are the best and can almost make a day of it when you join the wine club. Food not only is innovative but tastes so so so so good you'll keep coming back.

Thank Mike M
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This is a great outdoor venue for a business lunch. In a relaxed, gorgeous vineyard you can let go a little and enjoy. The seasonal menu offers a different variety as the seasons change. I enjoyed creamed cauliflower soup with a salad that included chicken,...More

Thank bballwey
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Nice setting, pretty grounds and surrounds. Big gift shop felt too cheesy. And the wine tasting bars were v crowded, staff not esp friendly. Had lunch at the restaurant, outdoors. Lovely setting but food was expensive and only avaerage, nothing exceptional. Great views, but over...More

1  Thank kirbyfredstpaul
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

What a treasure! Great food and wine, and lovely ambiance. This is a venue we visit monthly. Not to be missed.

Thank Pam M
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We had a wonderful lunch on the patio. Service was great and their special that day - sea bass over black rice - was out of this world.

Thank Jim P
Reviewed 8 February 2018

Incredibly great food and service. Had lunch here day after Christmas; Ate on the open patio. I would go back anytime.

Thank Tiso99
Reviewed 6 February 2018 via mobile

Fantastic place to relax and have lunch. Great food and wine. Try the charcuterie and make your own flight of wine. Make sure to make reservation.

Thank Ray M
Reviewed 5 February 2018 via mobile

The Ponte Cellar Bar has live music during the week and delicious bar food. The setting is great, as it is located in an old wine cellar.

Thank RedheadTulsaOK
Reviewed 22 January 2018 via mobile

Been here before, promised that I would return,so glad I did. Excellent menu, Excellent atmosphere, Excellent night, it's a Hat Trick once again.

Thank Tom C
Reviewed 17 January 2018 via mobile

Highly recommend. Enjoyed the food and ambiance. It was a bit cold outside but the heaters kept everyone comfortable.

Thank Travel918
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Questions & Answers
9 February 2018|
Response from PonteWinery | Property representative |
Hello! We offer many gluten free options, ranging from appetizers al the way to desserts. A few fan favorite gluten free items are our Calamari, Beef Carpaccio, Salmon and Shrimp entrees and our Chocolate Soufflé dessert... More
Bonnie J
9 February 2018|
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Response from Frank M | Reviewed this property |
Yes call and make reservations they are very accommodating . Wish you the best. Enjoy your event have a great time
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
Groups, Local cuisine, Business meetings, Romantic, Special Occasion Dining, View
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
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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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