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Pinnacle Restaurant - Falkner Winery

40620 Calle Contento, Temecula, CA 92591-5041
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Ranked #22 of 337 Restaurants in Temecula
Certificate of Excellence 2014
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
Description: Located in beautiful Temecula Wine Country, The Pinnacle Restaurant at Falkner Winery offers breathtaking panoramic views from its hilltop setting. Dine either indoors in their glass enclosed dining room or outside on their open-air balcony overlooking the vineyard. Experience the great American-Mediterranean Style cuisine prepared by Executive Chef Gianni Ciciliot and the high quality, award winning Falkner wines. Special dishes prepared daily. Open daily for lunch 11:30am to 3:30 p.m.
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Scottsdale, Arizona
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195 reviews 195 reviews
97 restaurant reviews
98 helpful votes 98 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 20, 2014 NEW

We started off with calamari and it was the best we have ever tasted. Not breaded & fried, but cut thinly & placed on a bed of lettuce. Very tender!! The pastas we ordered were excellent. We had not done a wine tasting here at Falkner yet so we each had a glass at lunch. We enjoyed it so much... More 

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San Diego
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21 reviews 21 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 26, 2014

There are a number of wineries in the Temecula wine country that have restaurants attached. Pinnacle is attached to the Falkner Winery. The restaurant is on top of a hill and there's a nice view from many of the table. If the weather permits, there's a narrow outside deck with tables. The food is average -- not bad but not... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 26, 2014

Gourmet menu, view of the grape vines, friendly staff and chef. They help you pair your wine with your meal.

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Escondido, California
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37 reviews 37 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
20 helpful votes 20 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 22, 2014

I have eaten here a few times and it is consistently great. I think their wine is amongst the best in Temecula, the menu is quite inspired and the service represents what fine dining feels like...without the fine dining price.

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Beaver, PA
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31 reviews 31 reviews
27 restaurant reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 20, 2014 via mobile

I was with friends for my first visit to Temecula, and they made reservations at Pinnacle after reading some really positive reviews. The restaurant itself was okay...it honestly looked like it had seen better days. Our server was cordial and the service was just fine- not a standout, by any means. The bread served as we waited for lunch was... More 

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Moreno Valley, California
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74 reviews 74 reviews
42 restaurant reviews
24 helpful votes 24 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 12, 2014

This was our first time at Pinnacle Restaurant at Falkner Winery and I was blown away by the food. I ordered herb encrusted salmon and it was just perfect. My sister ordered lobster mac and cheese. I'm not usually a fan of lobster but it was delicious. We were there for our mom's birthday. After our meal, our server brought... More 

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La Jolla, California
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25 reviews 25 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 30, 2014

Had a celebration lunch recently and the hilltop setting overlooking the vineyards in Temecula wine country was just perfect. The service was excellent; food Mediterranean with healthy options. The dipping oil served with bread was deliciously seasoned. Gluten free menu with tasty bread and cookies. Try the baby arugula steak salad. Menu is very interesting--had grilled octopus listed but did... More 

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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
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24 reviews 24 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
58 helpful votes 58 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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104 reviews 104 reviews
94 restaurant reviews
56 helpful votes 56 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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Additional Information about Pinnacle Restaurant - Falkner Winery

Address: 40620 Calle Contento, Temecula, CA 92591-5041
Phone Number: 951-676-8231
Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Temecula
Open Hours:
Sunday 11:30 am - 3:30 pm
Monday 11:30 am - 3:30 pm
Tuesday 11:30 am - 3:30 pm
Wednesday 11:30 am - 3:30 pm
Thursday 11:30 am - 3:30 pm
Friday 11:30 am - 3:30 pm
Saturday 11:30 am - 3:30 pm
Average Prices: USD 30 - 50
Cuisine: Mediterranean, Winery

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