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Public House

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41971 Main St, Temecula, CA 92590
+1 951-676-7305
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11:00 am - 10:00 pm
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Hours:
Sun - Thu 11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Fri - Sat 11:00 am - 12:00 am
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, Reservations, Takeout, Late Night, Dessert
Description: PUBlic House roosts in the heart of Old Town Temecula among rustic...
PUBlic House roosts in the heart of Old Town Temecula among rustic, nostalgic buildings. Since 2009, we have served the finest fare in a truly unique restored home from the 1950s. PUBlic House is discreet at first glance. As you walk up to our hosts you only just hear the life music and busy, joyful activity tucked out back awaiting you. This aspect of PUBlic House always makes dining an intimate rendezvous. Whether you are having a sweet heart-to-heart in the patio garden or catching up with friends on the balcony, PUBlic House romances with charm. Our customers describe PUBlic House as "Chill" and "Funky Cool". It's true, Fridays through Sundays you will rock the rhythm of live music 'til the wee hours. Staff say Sundays are especially relaxing due to the clientele vibe and live acoustic music. Throughout the year, PUBlic House's patio garden remains relaxing with the hum of friends and family dining on fine food and drink that uncommonly delight them. You enjoy dining in many different seasons. So, in steamy summers the balcony and patio garden sparkle with mist. In winters we get it toasty with outdoor heaters and warm, rich menu items. Welcome to the family!
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Good for:
Romance
Bar scene
Local cuisine
Outdoor seating
Special occasions
Entertaining clients

TripAdvisor Reviewer Highlights

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  • 126
    Excellent
  • 89
    Very good
  • 18
    Average
  • 7
    Poor
  • 9
    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
Most recent review
The perfect location for all ages to mingle and enjoy the ambience of outdoor eating

We enjoy this restaurant quite often but always choose the patio. It is a modern, comfortable eatery with young, hip, friendly waiters who are efficient in their comfortable wear. Sometimes we go as a large group and sit around the outside upscale fire pit. Signature drinks from the bar are... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed March 24, 2015
484annette
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Murrieta, California
Good for:
  • Romance
  • Bar scene
  • Local cuisine
  • Outdoor seating
  • Special occasions
  • Entertaining clients
  • Breakfast/Brunch
  • Lunch
  • Dinner
  • Reservations
  • Takeout
  • Late Night
  • Dessert
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249 Reviews from our TripAdvisor Community

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English first
Murrieta, California
Contributor
17 reviews 17 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 24, 2015 NEW

We enjoy this restaurant quite often but always choose the patio. It is a modern, comfortable eatery with young, hip, friendly waiters who are efficient in their comfortable wear. Sometimes we go as a large group and sit around the outside upscale fire pit. Signature drinks from the bar are delicious...and pleasantly surprising. Kobe beef hamburgers can't be outdone anywhere... More 

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3 reviews 3 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 18, 2015 via mobile

One of the best restaurants in Old Town! Great atmosphere, great patio area, great service and live music on weekends. The menu changes with the seasons, but they do have a few staple foods served year around. I would recommend to anyone! We go back all the time! It's just a go to place when you want a great time... More 

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Temecula, California
Top Contributor
50 reviews 50 reviews
29 restaurant reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 18, 2015

Delicious Gourmet food with a nice atmosphere. I love to eat out on the front porch. Parking can be a bit of a challenge but there is always the parking garage at city hall with plenty of free parking and the short walk is very pleasant. Usually arrive for an early lunch so have never had to wait too long.

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Murrieta, California
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4 reviews 4 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 17, 2015 via mobile

They have great drinks & an awesome menu. Brussel sprouts are delicious and the Mac n' cheese is amazing. Best resturant in Temecula!!!

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Plymouth, Minnesota
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9 reviews 9 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 17, 2015 via mobile

If you are hankering for a burger, the Public House Kobe burger is outstanding (and huge!). My hubby had the fresh swordfish over grilled vegetables and that was fabulous as well. Live music and a beautiful patio made this evening in Old Town Temecula a night to remember.

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San Diego, California, United States
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13 reviews 13 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 17, 2015

A friend of mine and I met for dinner on a Tuesday evening, just two girlfriends, no kids. Although the place is small, the atmosphere is wonderful. The food was exceptional and our waiter was was wonderful. It was a little chilly the night we went and although we sat outside on the patio, with the fireplace, it was really... More 

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Temecula, California
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14 reviews 14 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 17, 2015

Sit in the back- its better :) Its a great place in Temecula, but very popular so be prepared if there is a wait!

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Round Rock, Texas
Senior Contributor
29 reviews 29 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 16, 2015

We were there for a pre wedding party. They easily accomodated 30 plus people. Service was attentive and organized. I had a reuben sandwich and it was the best reuben EVER! Corn beef so moist and tender it melted in your mouth! Husband had their burger and it was amazing too! Lovey area outside. Really great service for having such... More 

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Temecula, California
Contributor
17 reviews 17 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 15, 2015

My husband and I went for a lunch date. The food was incredible. I had the burger and my husband had swordfish. Both meals were so so good! The fennel fries are amazing and the horseradish sauce is to die for! The service was fantastic. They make their own ginger ale and it's awesome!! The one drawback: we ate on... More 

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15 reviews 15 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 3, 2015

the online menu isn't current so be prepared. The vegetables were AWESOME! Brussel sprouts, califlower steak, service, ambience all good. I had read that the meat can be undercooked and they were right, so order medium and hope for the best.

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 41971 Main St, Temecula, CA 92590
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Temecula
  • Phone Number: +1 951-676-7305

Price and Cuisine

  • Average Prices: USD 10 - 40
  • Cuisine: Gastropub

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Good for: Romance, Bar scene, Local cuisine, Outdoor seating, Special occasions, Entertaining clients

Description

PUBlic House roosts in the heart of Old Town Temecula among rustic, nostalgic buildings. Since 2009, we have served the finest fare in a truly unique restored home from the 1950s. PUBlic House is discreet at first glance. As you walk up to our hosts you only just hear the life music and busy, joyful activity tucked out back awaiting you. This aspect of PUBlic House always makes dining an intimate rendezvous. Whether you are having a sweet heart-to-heart in the patio garden or catching up with friends on the balcony, PUBlic House romances with charm. Our customers describe PUBlic House as "Chill" and "Funky Cool". It's true, Fridays through Sundays you will rock the rhythm of live music 'til the wee hours. Staff say Sundays are especially relaxing due to the clientele vibe and live acoustic music. Throughout the year, PUBlic House's patio garden remains relaxing with the hum of friends and family dining on fine food and drink that uncommonly delight them. You enjoy dining in many different seasons. So, in steamy summers the balcony and patio garden sparkle with mist. In winters we get it toasty with outdoor heaters and warm, rich menu items. Welcome to the family!
Open Hours
Sunday
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Monday
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Tuesday
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Wednesday
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Thursday
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Friday
11:00 am - 12:00 am
Saturday
11:00 am - 12:00 am

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Typical questions asked:
  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?