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Pinnacle Restaurant - Falkner Winery

40620 Calle Contento, Temecula, CA 92591-5041
+1 951-676-8231
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  • Excellent61%
  • Very good24%
  • Average9%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible1%
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“lunch” (70 reviews)
“mushroom soup” (5 reviews)
“seared tuna” (2 reviews)
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40620 Calle Contento, Temecula, CA 92591-5041
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Reviewed 27 September 2018

A couple people told us that we had to stop at this restaurant. Well the view is beautiful. We all had a wonderful meal, but the brussel sprouts appetizer was the hit at our table.

Date of visit: September 2018
Thank 136peggyv
Reviewed 9 September 2018

We attempted to have lunch here but at 2:30pm they were booked solid and decided to eat at the bar BUT with the over extended situation, they indicated that no food service could be accomodated. In any event, we had a glass of wine and...More

Date of visit: September 2018
Thank John R
Reviewed 27 August 2018

we've been to Falkner Winery several times but never had the opportunity to dine there. We failed to make a reservation at Ponte and the wait was substantial so we decided to try Pinnacle. my husband dropped me off at the door to enquire about...More

Date of visit: August 2018
Thank Susie M
Reviewed 17 August 2018

What views! There were five of us for lunch this past Saturday. Our server was great, attentive but not annoying. Nice menu with suggested wine pairings. We opted for the Sangria (two carafes at $24 each). The guys had beers (believe they were drafts) but...More

Date of visit: August 2018
Thank Empress5150
Reviewed 26 July 2018 via mobile

After reviewing the menu and other reviews we were looking forward to a lovely lunch. Unfortunately our expectations were far from met. While the restaurant is perched atop a hill with somewhat nice views, the ambience in the restaurant itself is meh. It seems like...More

Date of visit: July 2018
Thank lajansen
Reviewed 25 July 2018 via mobile

After visiting the winery we came here for lunch and the food was quite good; herb crusted scallops and the cheese plate. The hillside view is lovely, although there is not a lot to see, but that is part of the charm. Service was a...More

Date of visit: July 2018
Thank KennethW503
Reviewed 13 April 2018 via mobile

This is a lovely dining room with a panoramic view over the valley. We had the seared tuna with cucumber, which was perfectly combined with Asian dressing and sesame seeds. It was a generous appetizer portion. The burger was excellent, juicy and moist with arugula...More

Date of visit: April 2018
Thank rountreec
Reviewed 24 March 2018

Our wait person was lovely. She made us laugh throughout lunch. The food? It was great too. I had a seared tuna crunchy salad which I loved. This is a beautiful room with a beautiful view, upscale food and delightful staff.

Date of visit: March 2018
Thank Kathy C
Reviewed 19 March 2018 via mobile

This is a very pleasant dining great room with a varied menu. The food is well cooked and beautifully presented, with efficient and friendly service. Needless to say the Falkner wines are all available by the glass, and the menu suggests an accompaniment for each...More

Date of visit: March 2018
Thank Ian14_11
Reviewed 11 March 2018

We had a very nice leisurely lunch at the Pinnacel Restaurant. Views are very nice. Service was very good. We enjoyed wine with lunch. For lunch, we shared fries with their difference sauces as the appetizer. We then both had a salad - my husband...More

Date of visit: March 2018
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24 September 2015|
Response from smsdes | Reviewed this property |
Not sure if they do a special dinner on Thanksgiving, but you can check their website , or call them at the Pinnacle. they are very nice.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$30 - US$50
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Free Off-Street Parking, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Wine and Beer, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Accepts Discover, Highchairs Available, Full Bar, Accepts Credit Cards
Dining Style
Casual Dining
Good for
View, Local cuisine, Romantic, Special Occasion Dining, Groups
Open Hours
11:30 - 15:30
11:30 - 15:30
11:30 - 15:30
11:30 - 15:30
11:30 - 15:30
11:30 - 15:30
11:30 - 15:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 40620 Calle Contento, Temecula, CA 92591-5041
    (Rancho California Road)
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Temecula
  • Phone Number: +1 951-676-8231
  • E-mail
Located in beautiful Temecula Wine Country, The Pinnacle Restaurant at Falkner Winery offers breathtaking panoramic views from its hilltop setting. Dine either indoors in their glass enclosed dining room or outside on their open-air balcony overlooking the vineyard. Experience the great American-Mediterranean Style cuisine prepared by Executive Chef Gianni Ciciliot and the high quality, award winning Falkner wines. Special dishes prepared daily. Open daily for lunch 11:30am to 3:00 p.m.
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