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The Gambling Cowboy

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€€ - €€€
American, Steakhouse, Bar, Pub
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42072 5th St Ste 303, Temecula, CA 92590-2728 (Front Street)
+1 951-699-2895
09:00 - 21:00
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Sun 09:00 - 21:00
Tue - Thu 11:00 - 21:00
Fri 11:00 - 22:30
Sat 09:00 - 22:30
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Temecula, California
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19 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 November 2016

This is my favorite place to eat in Temecula. Always well staffed with efficient courteous people. The food is awesome and the prices are reasonable. Definitely not a cheap place but a more than fair price for what you get. This is a good place to just stop and have a drink by yourself or bring family, friends, or just... More 

Thank Leonard C
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15 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 November 2016

Had a late dinner at this fun restaurant last month. Parking was a little bit of a challenge, but the restaurant was great! It was close to Halloween, and the place was decorated really nicely. The service was very good, and the food was delicious, albeit a bit pricey. The menu offers a ton of selections, and everything sounds divine.... More 

Thank Ciaogirl64
Palmdale, California
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4 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 November 2016

Had roasted artichoke as appetizer, very good, but could have been cooked more tender. The flavor was incredible, though. Very garlicky with garlic aioli. Sister order end cut of Roasted Prime Rib - giant and gorgeous! My wife had Prime Chateau Sirloin with a side of Béarnaise sauce, she loved it. I had the Roasted Filet of Ribeye, it was... More 

Thank DavidMC056
San Diego, California
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16 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 November 2016

What a wonderful experience! Amazing Food! Don't forget the libations. This was a night that both my wife and I will remember fondly. If you can, get seated outside when the sun is setting. Oh, and you gotta try the desserts ... yes, that's plural ... as in, more than one!

Thank ScottInSanDiego
Sanford, North Carolina
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6 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 October 2016

Had dinner in the bar area this week with five others. I was pleased with the choices on the menu and had their bone-in filet (special) which was perfect. Our server was good and the environment was just what we needed. Quiet enough to have a conversation, but still active.

Thank SparrkOC
South Padre Island, Texas
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21 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 October 2016

The food is outrageously delicious, service superb, atmosphere comfortable and relaxing. Everything we tried was delicious, top quality, perfectly presented and abundant. I can not imagine anyone not enjoying this fine restaurant.

Thank Seigi
Temecula, California
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16 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 October 2016

Amazing food Savory and Delicious! Try the Bone in ribeye or the mac and cheese! Its not one the diet plan but they also have great salads

Thank Garyofam
Orange County, CA
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6 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 October 2016

A must for anyone desiring a great meal in Old Town Temecula. Large portions, freshly made, great service.

Thank Phil A
Murrieta, California
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39 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 October 2016

I eat here quite frequently, especially when visiting the Hotel Temecula which is right around the corner. Good bar and good food.

Thank 36barryl
Murrieta, California
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11 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 September 2016 via mobile

What am awesome place. The atmosphere and decor are fantastic. The food is excellent. The staff very personable and friendly. Great place for special events.

Thank Stephen H

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$30 - US$30
American, Steakhouse, Bar, Pub
Brunch, Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Television, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Outdoor Seating, Private Dining
Dining Style
Casual Elegant
Good for
Romantic, Special Occasion Dining, Local cuisine, Business meetings, Child-friendly, Bar Scene, Groups
Open Hours
09:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 22:30
09:00 - 22:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 42072 5th St Ste 303, Temecula, CA 92590-2728
    (Front Street)
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Temecula
  • Phone Number: +1 951-699-2895

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?