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54381 Ridgeview Dr, Idyllwild, CA 92549
+1 951-659-5055
10:00 - 21:30
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Sun - Thu 10:00 - 21:00
Fri - Sat 10:00 - 21:30
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Brisbane, Australia
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28 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

Lovely lunch, friendly service, fresh everything. Vege lasagne, great sandwiches. Fire place and classical music - a relaxing meal. Very unassuming exterior, we had no idea what was behind the door waiting for us. Had this particular resteraunt recommended from a lovely lady in a La Quinta clothing store who also recommended the drive up from La Quinta over the... More 

Thank Donna M
Orange, California
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32 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Always excellent food no matter what you order. Have a fixed menu and a separate menu of the day. Have outside seating and more reasonably priced lunch items.

2 Thank NurseB11
San Dimas, California
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29 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 27 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

For our first trip to Idyllwild over the Thanksgiving holiday I asked our lodge owner for a recommendation. Gastrognome was his answer. They offered a traditional Thanksgiving dinner that was, to say the least, generous in its portions and reasonably priced. We typically go out of town for several days over each Thanksgiving holiday and so have experienced quite a... More 

Thank SCalifTraveler
Riverside, California
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14 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

We went to the Gastrognome in Idyllwild, CA for dinner on a Friday night. The restaurant is located on the southern edge of the downtown area tucked in between shops and stores. There is amble parking on the street and in the adjoining parking lot. The restaurant has a long outside porch and covered veranda with multiple mini-lights.There is an... More 

1 Thank berg2405
San Diego, CA
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3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We had a calamari and trout. Delicious and reasonable portions. Great cocktails, too. They make a good lemondrop martini. Service was good, too. We will go back next time we are in Idyllwild

1 Thank needtorelaxnow
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3 reviews
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Great atmosphere! Romantic outside seating. Great thing is... along with the outdoor heaters, they also offer you blankets to cover your legs or pull over your shoulders to keep you warm and comfortable. The spinach stuffed mushroom in a white cream sauce was terrific. Was not a fan of the tortilla soup though. The crab cake was tasty, but not... More 

Thank Orlando J
Boston, Massachusetts
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4 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 November 2016

My wife and I recently had lunch at the Gastrognome in Idyllwild. My turkey avocado bacon sandwich on focaccio was quite a disappointment. For a lunchtime sandwich priced at $13.95, I was expecting a nice sandwich. What I got was a fairly small sandwich - what one might expect from a children's menu - with skimpy amounts of ingredients. I... More 

1 Thank D A
Yucca Valley, California
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58 reviews
33 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 October 2016 via mobile

My family and I sat outside in the front patio area for lunch. We were greeted and taken care of immediately. I love that they use stemware for iced tea and other beverages. I ordered the angel hair pasta. Very tasty, and came out hot. When a cold breeze came up, our server offered blankets for us, and turned on... More 

Thank KathySiddons
Washington Crossing
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33 reviews
30 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 October 2016 via mobile

Had the grilled jalapeno and ham sandwich. It was so good. The mash potatoes with rosemary was delicious. Very reasonably priced. Love the interior Decor. A great way to spend a relaxing evening after a day of shopping and sightseeing.

Thank wordsmithmom38
Selinsgrove, Pennsylvania
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32 reviews
27 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 October 2016

Absolutely delicious! Nice Choices. We chose Rainbow Trout, Trout Almondine, Sizzling Beef, and Deluxe Turkey Sandwich. Darker, elegant, atmosphere. Amazing rich desserts. Nice place to celebrate a birthday. The birthday girl was given a free dessert.

1 Thank glr60

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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
US$10 - US$40
American, Gluten Free Options
Brunch, Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Private Dining, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids, Business meetings, Special Occasion Dining, Romantic, Groups, Local cuisine
Open Hours
10:00 - 21:00
10:00 - 21:00
10:00 - 21:00
10:00 - 21:00
10:00 - 21:00
10:00 - 21:30
10:00 - 21:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 54381 Ridgeview Dr, Idyllwild, CA 92549
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Idyllwild
  • Phone Number: +1 951-659-5055

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?