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All 5 Santa Margarita Restaurants

Range

2317 G, Santa Margarita, CA 93453
805-438-4500
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Cuisines: American, Continental
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English first
Canterbury, United Kingdom
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36 reviews 36 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 4, 2014 via mobile

This place doesn't advertise, only does dinner, doesn't accept cards and will not reserve tables, but it has won the local newspaper competition for best local restaurant for the last 3 years! We just had to try it and were not disappointed. We turned up on the dot of 5pm when it opens and found that two other couples were... More

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Santa Margarita
1 review
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 18, 2014

The Range is totally fabulous! Owners Jeff and Lindsey are wonderful people. The food is amazing especially the elk medallions. I love when there daughter Jade sings on the patio.

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Laguna Beach, CA
Top Contributor
76 reviews 76 reviews
33 restaurant reviews
140 helpful votes 140 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 11, 2014

With so little information available about this restaurant, we didn't know what to expect, but trusted the TA reviews enough to give it a try. Glad we did, because the whole experience was great. The location is "in the middle of nowhere", next to a volunteer fire station on the quiet, quaint main street of Santa Margarita. We got there... More

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Acton, California
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7 reviews 7 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 8, 2014

A trip to tiny downtown Santa Margarita is worth extra effort! It is hard to say which dish is my favorite because everything I have had has been delicious. I love their salmon with mashed potatoes and spinach with crispy fried onions on top. It has so much flavor in every bite that I really want to lick my plate... More

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Los Angeles, California
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45 reviews 45 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 11, 2014

From the outside, this culinary gem of the Central Coast looks like an old-style cowboy bar in the Old West. Upon entering, you hear Johnny Cash and Patsy Cline, and the hostess politely letting a caller know that they don't take reservations. In the entry, you see weathered album covers of country greats from the 50s and 60s. The hostess... More

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San Francisco, California
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18 reviews 18 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 14, 2014

We came down to Paso Robles to do some wine tasting and stopped here for dinner before going on to San Luis Obispo for the night. Be forewarned that they do not take reservations, and they only accept cash, i.e. no credit cards. Aside from that, wow, what a dinner. We arrived around 5:30pm on Thursday evening, just at opening.... More

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Paso Robles, California
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3 reviews 3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 18, 2014

The filet is extraordinary! The appetizers, amazing. Neither of us even reached for the salt and pepper shaker. Wine is a great local selection. Dessert was amazing.

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Clovis, California
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15 reviews 15 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 3, 2014

Everything I've ever had here has been excellent. The service is always great and the staff is extremely friendly. I absolutely love their french onion soup!! I got the Rigatoni Bolognese this last time we went and it was very good. We also tried their cauliflower and beef appetizer which was very good too. I believe both were pickled and... More

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San Luis Obispo County, California
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81 reviews 81 reviews
63 restaurant reviews
38 helpful votes 38 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 5, 2014

We went to the Range on a Saturday night. They don't take reservations.We got there at 6:15pm they were already full.I recommend if you are going on a Saturday night go either at 5:00pm when they open or around 7:30 or 8:00 p.m when tables start opening up. The Range is very popular because their food is so good.We went... More

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San Luis Obispo County, California
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81 reviews 81 reviews
63 restaurant reviews
38 helpful votes 38 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 20, 2013

I went to the Range with my girlfriend to celebrate our birthdays. We started with an appetizer the dragon's breath. If you love lots of garlic and goat cheese this is amazing. But you will have Dragon's breath whatever that means. We each had a salad,I had the house salad my friend Micky had the salad special which was a... More

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