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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 good25%
  • Average8%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible1%
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“lunch” (144 reviews)
“bread” (55 reviews)
“salad” (63 reviews)
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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 5 days ago via mobile

While touring the wine country, we made reservations at Ponte for lunch. My husband and I both enjoyed flatbreads (he had steak and I had salmon). Both were excellent! The only thing that would have made the experience a bit better would have been a...More

Thank JennStar1
Reviewed 5 days ago

Make a reservation for sure. A busy place on the weekend. We ordered salad and pizza to share. Also ordered a carafe of sangria for the table to share. All was good with nice service.

Thank JenJen1865
Reviewed 1 week ago

What a beautiful location. Outdoor dining only, so we went at 11:30 and got a shady table. Attentive service, delicious food.

Thank Grammatik0s
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I've been here several times, service and food is hit or miss. The dishes look fancy and tasty. The food is over priced for taste and what you get. To be fair, I'm not a big fan of their wine. If you like their wine...More

Thank Samuel M
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Fabulous menu . Daily specials . Lunch and dinner. Great prices. Great wines to enjoy with your meal. Friendly service staff. Amazing fun outdoor dining. Great people watching ...

Thank David L
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We did not stay at the hotel. We popped in for lunch. Nice hotel area. The restaurant served good lunch and. Quite expensive as everything else in this area.

Thank R_Sweden
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Food. Was a bit above average, but service was very good. Also a great Torrontes wine. They actually get the juice from Salta, Argentina.

Thank NLtravels
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Few restaurants are open for dinner on Sunday and we are glad that this one is. The service was top notch and the food is delicisous. Servers are polite and attentive but not intrusive. We'll definately go back.

Thank Tipton H
Reviewed 19 May 2018 via mobile

I am sitting here right now. Heaters don’t work. Service is terrible. Brought my friend s here for s 60th Birthday party. Embarrassed to bring her here with friends.

Thank Jill C
Reviewed 3 May 2018

The Restaurant at Ponte is a great chance to try out Ponte's wines with different types of food. The food is outstanding and we really like Ponte's wines.

Thank John L
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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, Special Occasion Dining, Business meetings, Local cuisine, View, Romantic
Open Hours
11:00 AM - 6:00 PM
11:00 AM - 5:00 PM
11:00 AM - 5:00 PM
11:00 AM - 5:00 PM
11:00 AM - 5:00 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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