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Goodtimes Pub & Grill

26345 Hwy 243, Idyllwild, CA 92549
951-965-5222
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Ranked #16 of 27 Restaurants in Idyllwild
Price range: $4 - $28
Cuisines: American, Barbecue, Dessert, Hamburgers
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Good for: Outdoor seating
Dining options: Reservations, Takeout
Description: Goodtimes Pub and Grill is a casual restaurant serving classic American fair that regulars keep returning for time after time. It is the home of Idyllwild's Favorite Burger, but other favorites like sandwiches, pulled pork, BBQ and slow roasted ribs all are loved by our guests.
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Los Angeles
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33 reviews 33 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
46 helpful votes 46 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 30, 2014

We stopped here for dinner one night, it had a decent burger and great onion rings. I would recommend it for a casual, easy dinner. and service was fast, great prices on drinks.

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2 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 4, 2014

Excellent. Have dined here several times. Try the kobe burger. Yum. Yum. Food alway exceptional. Great service

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Connecticut
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49 reviews 49 reviews
26 restaurant reviews
57 helpful votes 57 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed May 28, 2014

My husband and I are by no means picky eaters. We stopped in for a bite while in the area for the weekend and were horribly disappointed. The service was ridiculously slow and the food was horrible in addition to being overpriced. The chili was more like soup and rather tasteless. The pastrami was greasy and tough. Definitely not worth... More

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Palm Springs, California
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38 reviews 38 reviews
31 restaurant reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 16, 2014

If you want to venture a few blocks away from the tourist eateries, go here. They have the best hand made onion rings. Everything including the dressings and dips are made fresh. A notty pine funky bar, a blast from the past decor with really good food that will leave you saying. Wow, that was great. The owner is wonderful... More

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Hemet, California
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4 reviews 4 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 6, 2014

First time I visited this charming restaurant, I had the a small burger and fresh onion rings that were very tasty and a great price. The second time I visited, I had the onion soup with Mary's French Dip sandwich, excellent food, price and service. I sat outside in the back patio, which provided music. The singer was very talented... More

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Seattle
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76 reviews 76 reviews
46 restaurant reviews
34 helpful votes 34 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 29, 2014

We had just left Idyllwild after an afternoon of exploring all the great little shops in town, and headed out of town about half a mile. Pondering which door to enter when the owner came out to assist and let us in through the kitchen. How many restaurants would want their customers in their kitchens?? I glanced as we proceeded... More

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Southern California
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57 reviews 57 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
52 helpful votes 52 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 17, 2013

Had a late lunch upon arrival in town. The menu offered a small 6 oz steak that was just perfect, sides were good. Peach crisp was mostly cinnamon! Pleasant, cozy, mountain town place.

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San Diego, California
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28 reviews 28 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
24 helpful votes 24 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 5, 2013

Fun country roadside burger joint right on the main road just south of town. Nice selection of big freshly ground burgers. The burgers beat the heck out of any fast food place, even In-N-Out, but I guess that should be obvious. Friendly wait staff and the dessert chef even came out to see how we liked her dessert. Don't know... More

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PALM SPRINGS, CA
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162 reviews 162 reviews
119 restaurant reviews
92 helpful votes 92 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed June 29, 2013

In response to the establisments PR persons comments, I certainly know the difference between a fuzzy sweater and one full of cat hair, also, mountain dust has nothing to do with greasy chairs! And proud as yoh may be of "Blondies" deserts, NO means NO! One last comment....you made refernce to my "negative comments" of Idyllwild restaurants, this may be... More

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Dana Point, California, United States
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21 reviews 21 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 23, 2013

Great little venue just before entering main Idyllwild circle .... clean, neat, good service....BUT ..... food (at least the well advertised burger) ..... was let's say --- LESS. Nice outdoor seating, live music, great service .... but, burger was ....let's say..... still moving / rare (though, we were not asked about desired cooking); bun soaky, no taste, etc, etc, etc.... More

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Additional Information about Goodtimes Pub & Grill

Address: 26345 Hwy 243, Idyllwild, CA 92549
Phone Number: 951-965-5222
Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Idyllwild
Average Prices: USD 4 - 28
Cuisine: American, Barbecue, Dessert, Hamburgers

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