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All 28 Idyllwild Restaurants

Gastrognome

54381 Ridgeview Dr, Idyllwild, CA 92549
951-659-5055
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Ranked #1 of 28 Restaurants in Idyllwild
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Price range: $10 - $40
Hours:
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
Sedona, Arizona
Top Contributor
109 reviews 109 reviews
54 restaurant reviews
81 helpful votes 81 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 8, 2014

We went to this restaurant with some friends who live in Idyllwild. They dine here often and said that we would enjoy it. We certainly did. The rustic atmosphere, the service and the food were excellent. The menu is extensive, good wine list, and we have absolutely nothing but praise for the experience.

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Canada
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97 reviews 97 reviews
58 restaurant reviews
47 helpful votes 47 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 1, 2014

Our reserved table near the fireplace was perfect on a busy Tuesday night. Service started with a little basket of fresh bread slices and little packets of cold butter. “Chicken Diablo”, described as “half chicken, roasted, cut in pieces, and sauteed with fiery spices, broccoli and roasted potatoes; finished in a broth of beef stock and madeira wine” - somehow... More 

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Buena Park, California
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11 reviews 11 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 20, 2014

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
8 helpful votes 8 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
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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
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
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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55 reviews 55 reviews
21 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
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24 reviews 24 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
8 helpful votes 8 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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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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