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54295 Ridgeview Drive, Idyllwild, CA 92549
+1 951-659-3900
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  • Excellent61%
  • Very good30%
  • Average5%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible0%
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“bread” (11 reviews)
“manicotti” (2 reviews)
Open Now
11:00 - 21:00 Hours
Italian, Pizza, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
€€ - €€€
54295 Ridgeview Drive, Idyllwild, CA 92549
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Reviewed 1 week ago

As a local who doesn't drive this place is a hidden gem where you can listen live music on the weekend to quiet fine dinning experience . I am frequent diner on Wednesday where my love and I can have a pizza and ice tea...More

Thank Billy S
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

When we were last in Idyllwild, Fratello's was recommended to us by a local. We took her advice and went there along with our dog. The restaurant, located in the City center, has a dog-friendly patio. I chose their lobster-stuffed ravioli and my partner enjoyed...More

Thank brad74008
Reviewed 4 August 2018

We had a delicious dinner here recently. The food was great and the staff was very nice. We enjoyed their lovely patio which also allowed our dogs to join us.

Thank MirageLady
Reviewed 17 July 2018

After two years of regularly eating here, I have yet to have anything that wasn't tops. The hardest thing has been to choose between the daily specials with lamb, fish, veggie all mouth-watering.watch the prep if you wish through the full plate-glass window. Inside or...More

Thank chicfojtik
Reviewed 9 July 2018

Indoor and Outdoor seating with live music on the weekend. Located in the main part of town, it is a great place to drop in for a drink or dinner after browsing the local Idyllwild shops. Good food!

Thank Love2travelhere
Reviewed 4 July 2018

Fratello's exudes Italian ambiance, from their great food to the music playing in the background. We've had the pepperoni and margarita pizzas, as well as a very good anti-pasto salad. The only negative thing I have to say is that service can be slow when...More

Thank dennislynnee
Reviewed 25 June 2018 via mobile

Excellent place! We stopped for dinner and the food was amazing! Dog friendly patio and Sadie had some pizza! They offer gluten free pasta and pizza crust. I definitely recommend 💜

Thank Christine v
Reviewed 24 June 2018

I was hungry and tired, and not feeling well I stopped here and stood at the hostess station for 5 minutes. Wait staff passed by, smiled and said "some one will be right with you". Not so much. When I asked for a to go...More

Thank plc52515
Reviewed 17 April 2018

Idyllwild is so far from everything. Visiting a cool teenager at the arts school I dined at this highly recommended place. Outdoor seating with magical views of forested mountains was the backdrop for an Italian experience. A cheery waitress tended to us with a big...More

Thank Rudi R
Reviewed 16 April 2018

Since leaving Italy we have searched for the perfect Italian restaurant and menu. Two hours each way is a long commute for food but I see us doing that. The appetizer menu was incredible, caprese, fresh mozzarella di buffalo and calamari, to name a few.The...More

Thank jlwitaly
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Highchairs Available, Full Bar
Good for
Business meetings, Romantic, Special Occasion Dining, Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 54295 Ridgeview Drive, Idyllwild, CA 92549
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Idyllwild
  • Phone Number: +1 951-659-3900
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