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Canyon Grille

8860 Lawrence Welk Dr, Escondido, CA 92026-6403
+1 760-749-3253
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  • Excellent25%
  • Very good38%
  • Average26%
  • Poor7%
  • Terrible4%
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08:00 - 21:00 Hours
American, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
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8860 Lawrence Welk Dr, Escondido, CA 92026-6403
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Not welcoming at all! We ended up eating off the property. Not sure if the staff is trained to wait on the queen but they seem like stuffy english butlers that looked down on guests they did not like. Bypass if you can

Thank heathermom0927
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We started our stay here with a delicious dinner. The baby back ribs are fall off the bone tender and the filet mignon is amazing. The service is friendly and worth returning for. We went to the Happy Hour at the bar a couple days...More

Thank Diana C
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Had two great servers and one bad one. otherwise this would be a pretty good review. After ordering a gluten free meal, they sent out bread on the same plate. When I asked for another side instead, I was met with a laugh and the...More

Thank 1992Earthmuffin
Reviewed 12 April 2018 via mobile

I’ve been going to the Canyon Grille for 4 years. Over this time the menu has shrunk, they have abandoned the buffet and now the service has just got worse. Faced with a minimized menu (I am guessing they are just offering what gets ordered...More

Thank Larcabout R
Reviewed 10 April 2018

We ate here twice during our stay at Welk Resort. The first time was for dinner. It was great! Our waiter was awesome. Food was delicious. Second time was for lunch. Waitress was very slow. There was four of us, three adults, one child. She...More

Thank mmg0g0
Reviewed 18 March 2018 via mobile

Excellent food and everyone had something different. There were 10 of us. Adults and children. Service was superb and all our food arrived timely and hot!

Thank debj0507
Reviewed 17 March 2018

nothing exciting, kind of pricey but good service; its a small place so only 2-3 waitstaff. food was just ok, ribs overcooked

Thank whiterebecca2018
Reviewed 27 February 2018

We ate dinner and breakfast at the Grille. Both were good and the staff was very accommodating as we added dining companions. I hosted a wedding brunch at the Grille in one of the private rooms. The event coordinator, Gayle, went out of her way...More

Thank Gail S
Reviewed 14 February 2018

The restaurant is quiet, has a limited menu with good food and a very good staff. The bar is well stocked and also has very friendly staff members. We enjoyed our dinner and were able to talk with the other couple with us without talking...More

Thank jergmar
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Reviewed 14 February 2018 via mobile

We are staying at the welk resort and can’t complain it’s old but pretty nice with great views. The restaurant is another story. For the first time in years I didn’t leave a tip. The salad was missing ingredients, we couldn’t get drinks refilled and...More

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Mary T
23 May 2018|
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Response from Diana C | Reviewed this property |
You should be able to find that on the Welks website for San Diego and click on that restaurant
8 January 2017|
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Response from Loyd747 | Reviewed this property |
It is a separate entity.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$16 - US$26
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids, Groups
Open Hours
08:00 - 21:00
08:00 - 21:00
08:00 - 21:00
08:00 - 21:00
08:00 - 21:00
08:00 - 21:30
08:00 - 21:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 8860 Lawrence Welk Dr, Escondido, CA 92026-6403
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Escondido
  • Phone Number: +1 760-749-3253
Enjoy casual dining with friendly service and rich atmosphere. Breakfast and Lunch menus feature fantastic meals from a hearty South of the Border Omelette to a healthy Oriental Chicken Salad or a tasty Blackened Chicken Burger. The Dinner menu includes a spectacular array of dishes such as Filet Mignon or Poached Salmon. Also, there is available a bar and Sunday Brunch.
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