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The Restaurant at Ponte

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35053 Rancho California Rd, Temecula, CA 92591-4008 (Anza)
+1 951-252-1770
11:00 - 16:00
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Sun 11:00 - 17:00
Mon - Thu 11:00 - 16:00
Fri - Sat 11:00 - 20:00
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Palm Springs, California
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130 reviews
103 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 28 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Friends and I visited the Restaurant at Ponte for Easter dinner . We had a fabulous meal . Piano and guitar music played close to our table was just the icing on the cake . The menu was special for the occasion. We enjoyed many different dishes as we have always . Our server (Laura) was just the perfect person... More 

2 Thank David L
Temecula, California
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5 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago

Good food, beautiful garden area. Outside dining only. Heaters and fans used, as needed. Service great. Salads are excellent. Pizza great and there's many other entrees; seafood, steak, and more.

1 Thank Jackie C
Laguna Hills, California
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71 reviews
31 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago

The service was nice other than the host who was not the kindest. The food was nice, nothing to write home about. Nice area to have lunch.

1 Thank Samantha H
Temecula, California
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9 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
Reviewed 1 week ago

with views of the vineyards and hills beyond, it is easy to forget you are less than a few miles from town. Great food consistently, good service. What's not to like?

Thank vickieemanuel
Toronto, Canada
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11 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

What an awesome dining experience! The Food is absolutely fabulous, and we enjoyed dining al fresco in the vineyards! Loved it!

Thank susan_capone
Colorado Springs
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717 reviews
479 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 278 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

The food here is actually quite good. The food is quite a bit better than the wine, in fact. Are sometimes grumpy, sour, and Kurt waiter unfortunately put a dent in the overall experience. The wine here is overpriced and underwhelming.

1 Thank COLadyRoadWarrior
Temecula, California
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420 reviews
290 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 251 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

IF you enjoy outdoor dinning and you are seeking a candlelight date night this is a great choice. The food is OK, use to be higher caliber a few years back ...it's still good just not what I would consider great! Their wines are also OK, but again not great! Like I stated in my subject title I consider Ponte... More 

Thank billionsandnocure
Baltimore, Maryland
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18 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

NiceThe service was good place overall. We arrived later in the evening and some menu items were unavailable. this was the only place, on tje wine country loop that served a alcoholic beverage after 9pm.

Thank dawwggboy10
Gig Harbor
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47 reviews
34 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 32 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The Restaurant at Ponte is absolutely fantastic. The Views, the service, the meal fantastic. The swordfish was the best I have ever had. Highly recommend this restaurant..

Thank LovesFunSun
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3 reviews
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Refreshing outdoor dining in a beautiful setting, professional service and a delicious lunch from an original menu!

Thank SmithsTrips

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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
American, Gluten Free Options, Vegetarian Friendly
Brunch, Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Highchairs Available, Free Wifi, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Private Dining, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Wine and Beer, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Accepts Discover
Dining Style
Casual Dining
Good for
Special Occasion Dining, Local cuisine, Business meetings, View, Romantic, Groups
Open Hours
11:00 - 17:00
11:00 - 16:00
11:00 - 16:00
11:00 - 16:00
11:00 - 16:00
11:00 - 20:00
11:00 - 20:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 35053 Rancho California Rd, Temecula, CA 92591-4008
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Temecula
  • Phone Number: +1 951-252-1770
Recognized by OpenTable as one of the top 50 restaurants in the US for outdoor dining, the Restaurant at Ponte prepares wine country cuisine in a casual outdoor atmosphere. We are leading the way toward a community of wineries and restaurants dedicated to promoting local, sustainable farmers and ranchers. Our dishes feature top quality seasonal and regional ingredients prepared in our kitchen and enhanced when paired with our wines. The Restaurant is open daily, although hours do vary. The Restaurant at Ponte is open in inclement weather. Heaters and blankets are available in the winter, and misters and fans are used in the summer. Guests Arriving By Limo or Private Bus: A separate limo reservation is required for the weekends. To submit a limo request, please see our website.

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?