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54381 Ridgeview Dr., Idyllwild, CA 92549
+1 951-659-5055
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  • Excellent57%
  • Very good29%
  • Average9%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible1%
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“trout” (29 reviews)
“filet mignon” (8 reviews)
“onion soup” (11 reviews)
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American, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
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54381 Ridgeview Dr., Idyllwild, CA 92549
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This is one of our favorite restaurants with such a wide variety of dishes and desserts. We haven’t ever had anything we didn’t like. Love sitting outside on the patio. The rosemary chicken, Caesar salad and creme brûlée is so good! Try the chocolate mousse...More

Thank Annelisemartin
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Drove up to Idyllwild for our 21st anniversary. Decided to have something to eat. We tried Gastrognome. The selection on the menu offered sufficient choice. Both my wife and I had something different. We were not disappointed. Definitely worth a try.

Thank t100baker
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

First time eating at Gastrognome........but rest assured....I'll be back....Great food, service..Hubby and I drove from Palm Springs to escape the heat for a while and ended up eating a totally wonderful lunch. Our waitress Chrystal, was so on the ball....her service was special... We won't...More

1  Thank Penny T
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

"The Gnome" as locals call it has so many menu options it can be hard to choose. For breakfast try the bacon-spinach scramble or the trout and eggs. Full bar allows for well-rounded experience. Overall, a little pricey but setting and service are super.

Thank chicfojtik
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We loved this place. They are pet friendly, so we sat on the patio, Shaded and next to the square so we could people watch as well. The food was grand. Tuna melt that they did not fill with celery, onions etc. They even brought...More

Thank UFODave
Reviewed 5 weeks ago

We haven't been here for a few years and there has been a change of ownership which probably explains that it was MUCH better than our previous visit. It's a big menu with lots of possibilities but we settled on the filet mignon and trout...More

Reviewed 10 July 2018

We like to eat here after hiking. Sitting outside on the patio is delightful & the beer is always cold. I had the Gnome's Dip & my husband had the Reuben. Both were excellent & the portions were substantial.

Thank Hikermom1
Reviewed 8 July 2018

As much as I love Idyllwild, I would give anything to have Gastrognome in my hometown because I would go there three or four times a week. Everything about is perfect: the setting and decor, the menu, the service and most especially the food. This...More

1  Thank TedinPD
Reviewed 24 June 2018

Wait staff pleasant and attentive. Meal simple but good. Bread, called squaw bread had a distinctly molasses flavor. Unusual, but good. Had penne with spinach and other veggies in a light sauce,no salt requested and delivered. Very tasty.

Thank plc52515
Reviewed 18 June 2018

I traveled to Idyllwild mid June with just my two "girls" Nala & Ginger, Labrador Retrievers. I stayed in a cabin with kitchen but did eat out one night. I choose Gastranome due to reviews and the dog friendly patio. We were warmly greeted by...More

Thank CherylLuvNLife
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Response from Dorothy T | Reviewed this property |
This question should be asked of the restaurant not me. I have no idea.
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Response from Ginger C | Reviewed this property |
Walk in will be fine. Sorry for delay..just saw this
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$10 - US$40
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Private Dining, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Special Occasion Dining, Child-friendly, Business meetings, Local cuisine, Kids, Romantic, Groups
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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