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The Restaurant at Ponte

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35053 Rancho California Rd, Temecula, CA 92591-4008 (Anza)
+1 951-694-8855
11:00 - 16:00
Closed now
All hours
Sun 11:00 - 17:00
Mon - Thu 11:00 - 16:00
Fri - Sat 11:00 - 20:00
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18 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Our meal here was very memorable. We made a reservation ahead of time, and they seated us on the edge of the patio so we had a view of the landscaped gardens. It was a little chilly out and so the heaters were on. The one above our table was almost too warm. We shared a salad, tomato soup and... More 

Thank AwesomeBalance
Winchester, Virginia
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9 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Excellent service, wait staff is very knowledgeable and food was delicious. The wine recommendations were perfect and we thoroughly enjoyed our time.

Thank pdkim69
Duck Creek Village, Utah
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Ponte was one of the 1st Temecula wineries we became members of. We enjoy their reds and although we're not big on whites they have a nice selection of tasty white wines. The 2 restaurants are amazing and well worth a try even if you aren't into wine. The food is great and service outstanding. Outside alfresco at the winery... More 

Thank epw548
Mexico City, Mexico
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274 reviews
140 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 40 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

I loved the place. The food, ambience, service and yes if course the wine!!! It's a Fantastic experience over all. I'll certainly come back.

Thank eduardops60
Franklin Square, New York
2 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Stopped here for lunch with my sisters. The outdoor setting was lovely with adequate cover and fans to keep diners comfortable despite the heat. Service, food and wine were exceptional. Highly recommended.

Thank Pat H
Huntington Beach, California
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3 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We recently stayed at the South Coast Winery and decided to walk next door to the Ponte for dinner. WOW! What a great decision! I will make it brief: Great food, terrific service, wonderful view, awesome atmosphere, nice live music and reasonably priced. They even give the ladies a small wicker basket to place their purses next to their chair.... More 

Thank cdemogo
Palm Springs, California
2 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

The restaurant at Ponte is excellent! The food and wine are delicious along with the beautiful outdoor dining area and great service makes this a must when visiting Temecula. We are members at the winery and love to bring guest to lunch when we visit!

Thank schindhsca
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 25 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 October 2016

WOW! We are from the east coast and had been in San Diego for business - heading to Palm Springs for a few days and wanted to check out Temecula. So happy we did! I searched online for a few wineries to consider and couldn't be happier with our choice. A beautiful restaurant in a casual but elegant setting immediately... More 

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Bonita, CA
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222 reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 October 2016 via mobile

Rated highly by my fellow Trip Advisors we thoroughly enjoyed dinner. The food was 4-5 star. Prices reasonable. Service good Nice selection of Ponte wines. Try a glass vs bottle until you find your favorite. Good menu variety. We had lasagne and cioppino. My cioppino is better. Bread and dessert were great. We dined outdoors on a perfect evening.

Thank Snorris57
Murrieta, California
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63 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 25 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 October 2016

We have been to this restauarant several times and always found it to be first rate. It is a bit pricey, but not so when one considers the quality of the food and ambience. It is certainly on a par with the better restaurants in San Diego and LA..The staff is very accommodating.It is excellent for special treats and events.

Thank shmillermd

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
American, Gluten Free Options
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Private Dining, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Dining Style
Casual Dining
Good for
Groups, Romantic, Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining, View, Business meetings
Open Hours
11:00 - 17:00
11:00 - 16:00
11:00 - 16:00
11:00 - 16:00
11:00 - 16:00
11:00 - 20:00
11:00 - 20:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 35053 Rancho California Rd, Temecula, CA 92591-4008
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Temecula
  • Phone Number: +1 951-694-8855
Recognized by OpenTable as one of the top 50 restaurants in the US for outdoor dining, 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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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?