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Pinnacle Restaurant - Falkner Winery

40620 Calle Contento, Temecula, CA 92591-5041
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Ranked #23 of 336 Restaurants in Temecula
Certificate of Excellence 2014
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Price range: $30 - $50
Sun - Sat 11:30 am - 3:30 pm
Cuisines: Mediterranean, Winery
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Good for: Romance, Special occasions
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Lunch, Reservations
Dining style: Casual Dining
Cross street: Rancho California Road
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English first
4 reviews 4 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 2, 2014

This was my first wine tasting in Temecula. Loved the atmosphere and the view was excellent. I felt like I was in Tuscany. If you sign up for their newsletter, they will give you a free tasting :)

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Bermuda Dunes, CA
17 reviews 17 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
53 helpful votes 53 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 25, 2014

We're in Temecula fairly often and have eaten multiple times at Thornton, Wilson Creek, and Ponte, all of which have great food and either views or atmosphere. So this was our first experience at the Pinnacle Restaurant at Falkner Winery -- which we chose because we wanted to try something new; because it has excellent on-line reviews; and because it... More

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Scottsdale, Arizona
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99 reviews 99 reviews
89 restaurant reviews
52 helpful votes 52 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 17, 2014

great food, great service, great views. Wine quality not quite there, but within a few years, it could be impressive...

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La Quinta, California
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26 reviews 26 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
42 helpful votes 42 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 30, 2014 via mobile

My wife and I came here for lunch while touring Temecula's wine country and we're not impressed. We had heard rave reviews of Pinnacle from a balloon tour operator in the area and thought we'd give it a try. The restaurant looks more like a ballroom for events then a restaurant and noise echoes quite loudly, especially when you have... More

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Anaheim Hills, California
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63 reviews 63 reviews
49 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 1, 2014

Always nice to eat at this restaurant. The view is fantastic, you can see pretty far in a clear day. It has the look and feel of countryside/winery type atmosphere. Food very good, I love the steak salad, bread is fresh. They have a seafood pasta that is also very well prepared. Never had a bad meal there. It is... More

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New York City, New York
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58 reviews 58 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
22 helpful votes 22 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 30, 2014

Great variety of food and everything was well prepared. Being a club member gets you an extra little bonus. The prices aren't too bad either. The ambiance is really nice and it's very relaxing. The hours aren't the greatest but it's worth it if you can make it in.

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19 reviews 19 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 3, 2014 via mobile

Checked TA for a lunch stop on the way back to San Diego from Palm Springs. What a great experience. Oso Buco was incredible. Service was fantastic. Personal service from the chef was great. We will be back

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Temecula, California
1 review
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 9, 2013

Love this place, food is amazing, service is perfect, the view is fabulous of wine country! Not to mention the excellent wine. If in Temecula Wine Country make sure to stop here for lunch and great wine

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16 reviews 16 reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 6, 2013

Located on hill at Falkner Winery on Calle Cotento in Temecula, this restaurant offers great view of the vineyards. There is a tasting room to prepare for your meal and there is a gluten free menu! We tried grilled chicken sandwich on their gluten free rice bread which was tasty and the bread was soft, For dessert we had the... More

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Welwyn, United Kingdom
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170 reviews 170 reviews
73 restaurant reviews
80 helpful votes 80 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 17, 2013

Friendly staff, wide-ranging menu, lovely views and comfortable surroundings. The steak salad is particularly good, together with a glass of their own Syrah. We never felt rushed and will definitely return. On a par with Baily's restaurant and slightly cheaper.

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