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54381 Ridgeview Dr, Idyllwild, CA 92549
951-659-5055
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10:00 am - 9:00 pm
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Hours:
Sun - Thu 10:00 am - 9:00 pm
Fri - Sat 10:00 am - 9:30 pm
Dining options: Dinner, Lunch, Breakfast, Brunch, Late Night, Reservations

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  • 142
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  • 83
    Very good
  • 23
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  • 9
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  • 1
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Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 stars
Comfortable and fun family dining

I have eaten here several times with the family now. We always get the seat in front of th fireplace - so nice when it chilly outside. The kids always find something they like and the staff is so atentive to them too. Food is always quality and just good eats!

5 of 5 starsReviewed July 1, 2015
Michael K
Good for:
  • Doing business
  • Romantic
  • Entertaining clients
  • Special occasions
  • Local cuisine
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 1, 2015 NEW

I have eaten here several times with the family now. We always get the seat in front of th fireplace - so nice when it chilly outside. The kids always find something they like and the staff is so atentive to them too. Food is always quality and just good eats!

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Bellflower, California
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2015 NEW

Great place for something a little fancier than many of the good rustic dining spots in Idyllwild. A nice fireplace for cooler days. Can be pricey for dinner, so I prefer lunch dining.

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Murrieta, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 22, 2015 via mobile

We especially enjoyed the hotly bread basket and the option of ordering smaller portions from their cafe menu. Cafe menu had lower prices and can be eaten in their main dining room or outside patios.

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La Quinta, California
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 17, 2015

I took my two granddaughters to Gastrognome for a very late lunch/early dinner and they were one of the few places open around 4pm. The weather was perfect and we were seated promptly on the front patio with fabulous views of town and the mountains. Two of us ordered the lunch special of the Salmon with Mango Salsa and it... More 

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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 15, 2015

Really good BBQ meat, both inside and patios settings. So far the best steak in the hills of Idyllwild

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Redondo Beach, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 14, 2015

The rainbow trout was perfectly cooked, and the rice pilaf was the best I'd ever had ANYWHERE. Even though we were full, we ordered a slice of carrot cake to split for dessert. Best carrot cake ever, with ginger, nutmeg, cinnamon and allspice. Recommend!

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San Marcos, California
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 110 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 1, 2015

We love going to the "Gnome" for Dinner or Lunch and always stop in when we are in Idyllwild. In fact if we are taking the Palms to Pines Highway between Palm Desert and San Diego, we will often make a detour to visit. They have a great menu, the food is delicious and service is outstanding.

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Newport Beach, California
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 26, 2015

I've been here a few times, most recently this Memorial Day weekend. Great place, love the atmosphere. Lots of variety on the menu...something for everyone. It can be pricey on the weekends and holidays and more reasonable during the week.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 25, 2015

Several of the shopkeepers suggested this restaurant and we were not disappointed. the sandwiches were very good, the soup was outstanding (my wife and I each had a different one, both great). Neat atmosphere. Highly recommended

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Mission Viejo, California
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 24, 2015

We were staying in Idyllwild for a few days and decided this was a great place for our anniversary dinner. The wine was good, the fire was perfect and the food was very good. I had the trout as it was the first thing I saw and was not disappointed. I can be leery of fish at times but this... More 

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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, Steakhouse, Seafood

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 54381 Ridgeview Dr, Idyllwild, CA 92549
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Idyllwild
  • Phone Number: 951-659-5055

Price and Cuisine

  • Average Prices: USD 10 - 40
  • Price Range: $ $ $
  • Cuisine: American, Steakhouse, Seafood

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Good for: Doing business, Romantic, Entertaining clients, Special occasions, Local cuisine
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

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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?