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

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Visitor rating
  • 136
    Excellent
  • 82
    Very good
  • 23
    Average
  • 9
    Poor
  • 1
    Terrible
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
Good Veggie Options

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.

4 of 5 starsReviewed May 26, 2015
gypsyveg
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Newport Beach, California
Good for:
  • Doing business
  • Local cuisine
  • Special occasions
  • Entertaining clients
  • Romantic
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251 Reviews from our TripAdvisor Community

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Newport Beach, California
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19 reviews 19 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 26, 2015 NEW

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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16 reviews 16 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 25, 2015 NEW

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
Top Contributor
158 reviews 158 reviews
60 restaurant reviews
68 helpful votes 68 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 24, 2015 NEW

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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Boston, Massachusetts
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189 reviews 189 reviews
135 restaurant reviews
101 helpful votes 101 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 22, 2015

We recently spent our first overnight in Idyllwild, CA and really enjoyed our time there. Loved the area, the shops and the ambiance of this laid back village. Our B&B accommodations at The Rainbow Inn were excellent. Several people recommended dinner at Gastrognome and we looked forward to a great dinner. We were warmly welcomed without a reservation and were... More 

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Venice, California
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64 reviews 64 reviews
29 restaurant reviews
25 helpful votes 25 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 20, 2015

I loved the big fireplace in the center of the dining room - a lovely touch. Lots of kitschy gnomes everywhere. But my turkey salad was quite good and my friend's chicken tostadas were also good, as was the bread. I think it would be a nice place for a romantic dinner.

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Idyllwild, California
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11 reviews 11 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 19, 2015

The Gastronome works very hard to please its guests. My favorite meal here is the trout which is well seasoned, always fresh, and cooked to perfection. Also their filet mignon is a favorite too.... Add dining on the deck to the meal, and you're sure to enjoy! The wait staff is the best trained in all of Idyllwild.

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Los Angeles, California
Top Contributor
59 reviews 59 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
37 helpful votes 37 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 18, 2015

The ambiance of this restaurant is just as wonderful; we had a delicious lunch beside the fireplace on a rainy afternoon. Fresh ingredients and great service will bring us back each time we visit this area.

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Phoenix, Arizona
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4 reviews 4 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 14, 2015

We liked the decoration, candles, and the wide variety of dishes, to choose from. We also like the classical music played in the background.

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santa barbara
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134 reviews 134 reviews
57 restaurant reviews
102 helpful votes 102 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 13, 2015

Very friendly service and good food. We were tired of the heat in La Quinta and took a drive to Idyllwild to have lunch. Its a beautiful place to visit.

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Indio, California
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36 reviews 36 reviews
26 restaurant reviews
19 helpful votes 19 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 12, 2015

rest food and swerve. We sat on the patio, had a cool glass of wine and enjoyed the fresh breeze and sidewalk views. Very relaxed. I enjoyed the best Reuben I've ever had.

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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
  • Cuisine: American, Steakhouse, Seafood

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Good for: Doing business, Local cuisine, Special occasions, Entertaining clients, Romantic
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 have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?