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The Gambling Cowboy

42072 5th St Ste 303, Temecula, CA 92590-2728
+1 951-699-2895
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  • Excellent48%
  • Very good36%
  • Average6%
  • Poor6%
  • Terrible4%
Travellers talk about
“steak” (85 reviews)
“prime rib” (24 reviews)
“roasted corn” (11 reviews)
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American, Steakhouse, Bar, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
42072 5th St Ste 303, Temecula, CA 92590-2728
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Reviewed 12 June 2016

Need reservations from Thurs.-Sat. This is a very well known restaurant for there great/quality food and outstanding services. We had table for eight for 7pm reservation. We got seated as we walked in. The services all of the staff was 5 star, quality of food...More

Thank jackabajian
Reviewed 10 June 2016

We were visiting Temecula and we're looking for a place to have dinner. We chose this place simply because we wanted steak. What a great choice! All of our steak dinners were cooked to perfection. The side dishes, such as veggies and potatoes, were delicious....More

Thank vcb219
Reviewed 27 May 2016

Gambling Cowboy has always been a favorite restaurant of ours but we were disappointed last night. The green beans and garlic fries were prepared with an excessive amount of garlic. It didn't enhance the flavor, it overwhelmed it. The country fried steak and ranchers steak...More

Thank Native61
Reviewed 19 May 2016

One of my favorite places on the weekend for breakfast, but skip the lunch, our lunch was very disappointing poor quality ingredients, presentation and service, the salads were fast food quality, the chili was tiny, runny and without character.

Thank drzipnd
Reviewed 19 May 2016 via mobile

This is our favorite breakfast place in Old Town. Nice menu, hearty portions, wonderful tasting meals and good service. Nice view of Old Town on covered outside patio. Tge dinners here are also excellent. Enjoy!

Thank DrRon1854
Reviewed 16 May 2016

The restaurant is hard to find if you are unfamiliar with Temecula! It is on the 3rd floor of the building! When we arrived, we were on fumes as it was 10:30 East Coast time! The food was VERY good but we only ordered apps...More

Thank 910joycel
Reviewed 3 May 2016

We wanted something light for lunch, so we ordered just these two items (for two people). The brie is amazing, and served with a raspberry sauce and the calamari was served with a Thai chile sauce. Both were delicious and the pair worked out great...More

Thank maruruss99
Reviewed 2 May 2016

Our adventure started rather roughly as the internet connection would not work to make reservations using Open Table as is my preference so the old fashioned way by telephone was successful. We arrived at our scheduled reservation time and then had to wait about 20...More

Thank Gordon B
Reviewed 29 April 2016 via mobile

A real fan of this menu item. Not on menu but I order it Philly style. Busy bar.and favorite with locals.

Thank Paula G
Reviewed 12 April 2016

Love the Gambling Cowboy! Food is awesome, But parking isnt! Recent construction has tied up many side streets. so be patient and expect to walk a couple blocks on a weekend if you come at peak hours. Great place for carnivore cuisine! But many other...More

Thank smsdes
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Response from LINDA J | Reviewed this property |
They Are kid friendly. So I would assume they have a kids menu. Call them to make sure! Food is great!!!
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Response from DBPAPA | Reviewed this property |
Yes, they are open for dinner.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$30 - US$30
Brunch, Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Private Dining, Television
Dining Style
Casual Elegant
Good for
Local cuisine, Groups, Kids, Business meetings, Child-friendly, Bar Scene, Special Occasion Dining, Romantic
Open Hours
09:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 22:30
09:00 - 22:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 42072 5th St Ste 303, Temecula, CA 92590-2728
    (Front Street)
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Temecula
  • Phone Number: +1 951-699-2895
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