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All 27 Idyllwild Restaurants


54381 Ridgeview Dr, Idyllwild, CA 92549
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Ranked #1 of 27 Restaurants in Idyllwild
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Price range: $10 - $40
Sun - Thu 10:00 am - 9:00 pm
Fri - Sat 10:00 am - 9:30 pm
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Good for: Romance, Doing business, Local cuisine, Special occasions, Entertaining clients
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, Reservations, Late Night
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English first
Buena Park, California
11 reviews 11 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 20, 2014 NEW

My husband and I enjoyed having a table in front of the fireplace for dinner. We sat down to dinner a little after 4:00 and are glad we did because by the time we were done there was a wait for tables. We started off with the french onion soup, which was good. We both ordered steak (my husband had... More

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Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, United States
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30 reviews 30 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 13, 2014

Stopped in for late afternoon meal.....rustic atmosphere with very friendly and efficient wait staff.....we sampled the soup du jour (Southwest with grilled chicken) which although tasty had very little chicken present.....the Chicken Parmesan was also good along with the angel hair pasta.....the bread that was served with our meal was very tasty......all in all, a not disappointing meal but if... More

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San Diego, California
3 reviews 3 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 5, 2014

Three of us visited the Gastrognome on Nov. 1st, and had a great meal. Wonderful beef stroganoff, and fresh trout. A nice warm place, on a cold rainy night!

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San Diego, California
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 4, 2014

Upon a recommendation from the Inn owner, we decided to try out this restaurant. I was a bit skeptical at first looking over the very broad selection of menu items, as I thought it might be difficult to do so many different types of foods well. I settled on the French Onion Soup and my date had the portabella sandwich.... More

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Idyllwild, California, United States
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8 reviews 8 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 3, 2014

We always go to The Gastrognome for a special meal? We are never disappointed. We are confident when we bring friends that the food will be delicious &the service friendly & efficient. There is no need to off the mountain for a memorable meal.

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San Diego
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54 reviews 54 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
25 helpful votes 25 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 29, 2014

This restaurant was recommended by the staff at Quiet Creek Inn and people we met in Idyllwild. We had corner table in the café portion of the restaurant. I had linguini and clams and my companion had the rack of lamb. They were both outstanding. It was so good, we ate lunch there the next day before we left.

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Palm Desert, California
19 reviews 19 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 28, 2014

We recently spent several months in Idyllwild and ate here every few weeks. We always sat on the patio (they bring you blankets for the cooler evenings) and not only was the food always excellent, there is a wonderful peaceful energy in this quaint mountain community. Definitely the best restaurant in IDY!

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Valley Center, California
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24 reviews 24 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 21, 2014

Hubby & I stopped in for our wedding anniversary Friday night about 7:30pm. We were pleasantly surprised to be seated right away and at nice table even tho we did not have reservations. The restaurant had a nice cabin feel to it, the large fireplace that must be the focal point in the dining room was lit with candles and... More

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Prineville, Oregon
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53 reviews 53 reviews
35 restaurant reviews
24 helpful votes 24 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 16, 2014

Greeted and seated promptly in the "alcove" at our request. We had the dog with us, and Gastrognome is dog-friendly. Wait staff arrived and introduced themselves, a nice touch. We asked for and received recommendations for menu selections. I ordered the rack of lamb, as the waitress said it would be only 15 minutes--and she was accurate :) The rack... More

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San Diego, California
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28 reviews 28 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 15, 2014 via mobile

We decided to have lunch here. We were pleasantly surprised with the food! The focaccia eggplant sandwich was very good. Loved the fresh bread they serve too! Will definitely come back. We enjoyed eating on the patio. Dogs are allowed as well!

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Additional Information about Gastrognome

Address: 54381 Ridgeview Dr, Idyllwild, CA 92549
Phone Number: 951-659-5055
Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Idyllwild
Open Hours:
Sunday 10:00 am - 9:00 pm
Monday 10:00 am - 9:00 pm
Tuesday 10:00 am - 9:00 pm
Wednesday 10:00 am - 9:00 pm
Thursday 10:00 am - 9:00 pm
Friday 10:00 am - 9:30 pm
Saturday 10:00 am - 9:30 pm
Average Prices: USD 10 - 40
Cuisine: American, Seafood, Steakhouse

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