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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%
  • Average10%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible1%
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“lunch” (62 reviews)
“mushroom soup” (5 reviews)
“scallops” (7 reviews)
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American, Gluten Free Options, Vegetarian Friendly
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40620 Calle Contento, Temecula, CA 92591-5041
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Reviewed 23 July 2016

We visited the Pinnacle after a session of wine tasting . The reputation of the chef for being the best in the vineyards area didn't disappoint. Three veggies in my party and the chef was happy to accommodate them with alternatives to the menu. I...More

Thank Jonathan Y
Reviewed 9 July 2016 via mobile

Please do yourself a favor and try this restaurant while in Temecula. I highly recommend the Lobster Mac & Cheese for lunch - it was mind-blowing! The servers were very accommodating and friendly, and prices were reasonable for the area.

Thank irtorres
Reviewed 24 June 2016

Great place for lunch, particularly on a scorching hot day, when outdoor seating is out of the question.

Thank Thomas G
Reviewed 30 May 2016

We went to the Pinnacle Restaurant for Sunday lunch. Great menu with many appetizing entrees. We ordered the Winemaker's Pasta with Shrimp ($19) and Mushroom Pasta with Chicken ($18). The shrimp pasta was delicious although there was only 4 shrimp so a bit disappointed for...More

1  Thank RodneyChin
Reviewed 6 May 2016

The ambiance is great, the view is unbelievable, the food was top quality and the wine very good indeed. The service was very good too. I highly recommend it.

Thank Devora R
Reviewed 3 May 2016

We met family at the Pinnacle for lunch. We had the turkey sandwich, two chicken dishes and the ahi tuna salad, while enjoying a bottle of their cabernet. We also enjoyed three desserts... the chocolate cake was amazing! A nice, relaxing way to spend the...More

Thank maruruss99
Reviewed 25 April 2016

From the moment we pulled into the parking lot it was a great experience. Plenty of parking, entering into the restaurant it is magnificent t with deep rich wood and non-stop windows to take in the most incredible view. You feel as if you are...More

Thank ladyzire
Reviewed 18 April 2016 via mobile

We stopped here for a great wine tasting. Our server was great, very friendly and knowledgeable. The views were beautiful.

Thank NancyLes69
Reviewed 18 April 2016

We were fortunate to have perfect weather for lunch at one of the outside tables. A crusted salmon was really outstanding; the burger was very good as well. Although the restaurant (appropriately) suggests wine pairings for everything, they have a very good beer selection as...More

Thank sierradave1
Reviewed 3 April 2016 via mobile

Traveled from Palm Springs on Highway 74. Great drive with spectacular views. Food was fabulous. Mushroom soup and Ahi tuna salad. Wine pairing-off dry Riesling

Thank Cathy F
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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, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Accepts Discover, Highchairs Available, Free Wifi, Accepts Credit Cards
Dining Style
Casual Dining
Good for
Romantic, View, Special Occasion Dining, Child-friendly, Business meetings, Local cuisine, 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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