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Cafe Champagne

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32575 Rancho California Rd. (I-15), Thornton Winery, Temecula, CA 92591 (Butterfield Sage)
909 699 0088
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11:00 am - 9:00 pm
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Hours:
Sun - Thu 11:00 am - 8:00 pm
Fri - Sat 11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Reservations
Good for:
Casual Elegant
Romance
Outdoor seating
Scenic view

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Visitor rating
  • 29
    Excellent
  • 18
    Very good
  • 10
    Average
  • 4
    Poor
  • 2
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 stars
Nice views with a tasty brunch

With a vineyard backdrop and a fountain in the background, this makes for a nice place to stop for brunch. The quality of the food is good, the portion sizes are reasonable, and the staff were friendly - ok it's not the cheapest, but we stopped for a birthday brunch and it's a nice memory to take... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed November 4, 2014
GemH_Lon-UK
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London, United Kingdom
Good for:
  • Romance
  • Outdoor seating
  • Scenic view
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63 Reviews from our TripAdvisor Community

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English first
Temecula, California
Top Contributor
125 reviews 125 reviews
101 restaurant reviews
47 helpful votes 47 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 5, 2015

We joined the wine club at Thornton during Sunday Brunch at Cafe Champagne. The first visit was pretty much the best. We both had their burger which was well prepared and just delicious. Our waitress suggested the chile relleno which was just way too greasy and basically all cheese, we've had better. Over the next 6 months of our membership... More 

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Corona, California
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9 reviews 9 reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 15, 2015

Cafe Champagne in the Thornton Winery in Temecula is a lovely spot for lunch. It is especially nice to bring someone to the winery who is not familiar with the Temecula area. I entertained a cousin and her husband from Canada. They had no idea that the Temecula area was noted for wine. We began with roasted brussell sprouts and... More 

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Senior Reviewer
6 reviews 6 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
1 of 5 stars Reviewed December 27, 2014

Rude and surly staff. Made reservations online via their website for Christmas day lunch. Arrived on time only to be turned away citing online reservations were not valid! We has biked there from our downtown hotel. The staff made no effort to help us find other places to go on christmas day...it was devastating!

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London, United Kingdom
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41 reviews 41 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
41 helpful votes 41 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 4, 2014

With a vineyard backdrop and a fountain in the background, this makes for a nice place to stop for brunch. The quality of the food is good, the portion sizes are reasonable, and the staff were friendly - ok it's not the cheapest, but we stopped for a birthday brunch and it's a nice memory to take away from Temecula.

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Arizona
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129 reviews 129 reviews
79 restaurant reviews
57 helpful votes 57 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 6, 2014

Stopped for lunch on a Friday afternoon. Really beautiful setting in the courtyard. Wait staff decked out, prompt service. Then the menu. Really expensive bar food. $20 for a hamburger. Lots of stuff on the burger, but it was a dry as a chicken breast. Fries were interesting and pretty good. Wife had a Rueben and Onion rings, same price.... More 

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Franklinville, New Jersey
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10 reviews 10 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 23, 2014

This isn't a full review because we only had an appetizer, but it was one of the best baked brie we have ever had! Drizzled with honey & nuts, it was most interesting & very delicious.

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California
Senior Contributor
25 reviews 25 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 3, 2014

I stopped at the Thornton Winery on a Sunday for lunch, and found that they have a special Brunch menu on Sundays. While I have eaten here of several prior visits, I had never stopped on a Sunday. I was disappointed since I couldn't get their macaroni and cheese with bacon (which is to die for!). However, I have absolutely... More 

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Arcadia, California
Top Contributor
145 reviews 145 reviews
117 restaurant reviews
47 helpful votes 47 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed June 15, 2014

Made reservations 2 weeks in advanced and were seated outside in the hot sun eaten alive by flies!! Sad since I had my 85 year old parents. I asked to be moved inside and they said no . Food was terrible! The frittata was burned with 2 small pieces of steak! Hamburgers were dry. Manager did nothing for us. I... More 

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Arvada, Colorado
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4 reviews 4 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 4, 2014

We chose to celebrate my mother's 75th birthday at cafe champagne. After talking and e-mailing with two people, we were supposed to get a private winery tour and a champagne tasting. I was told to eat inside as it is fancier. When we arrived, they knew it was a birthday celebration, gave my mother a free glass if champagne, but... More 

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Las Vegas, Nevada
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12 reviews 12 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 20, 2014

We had been told to eat at this restaurant by many people so we gave it a shot. It's in the Thornton Winery and the signs along the road boasts it has the best burgers in town. Okay, so we didn't try the burgers but the Salad I had was excellent and the Strip Sandwich my husband had was delicious.... More 

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 32575 Rancho California Rd. (I-15), Thornton Winery, Temecula, CA 92591
    (Butterfield Sage)
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Temecula
  • Phone Number: 909 699 0088

Price and Cuisine

  • Average Prices: USD 10 - 21
  • Cuisine: Californian

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Dining Style: Casual Elegant
  • Good for: Romance, Outdoor seating, Scenic view
Open Hours
Sunday
11:00 am - 8:00 pm
Monday
11:00 am - 8:00 pm
Tuesday
11:00 am - 8:00 pm
Wednesday
11:00 am - 8:00 pm
Thursday
11:00 am - 8:00 pm
Friday
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Saturday
11:00 am - 9:00 pm

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