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54381 Ridgeview Dr, Idyllwild, CA 92549
+1 951-659-5055
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10:00 am - 9:30 pm
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Sun - Thu 10:00 am - 9:00 pm
Fri - Sat 10:00 am - 9:30 pm
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Calgary, Canada
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93 reviews
53 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 25 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

We escaped the heat of Palm Springs for a day to enjoy the Palm to Pines drive and visit Idyllwild. On the recommendation of a local we decided to have lunch here. Our husbands are not much for looking thru gift shops so they went to the restaurant a bit early. Luckily they did as it filled up very quickly.... More 

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Thank Tranur
Bucks County, Pennsylvania
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81 reviews
67 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

We've been here many times and think it is the best choice for lunch in Idyllwild. Pleasant setting inside and out with good service and food. A bit pricey for what you get.

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Penhook, Virginia
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215 reviews
181 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 56 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Escaped the 102 degree desert heat for the comfortable 74 in idyllwild. Visited this restaurant on the recommendation of a friend who once lived in the area. 3 sections to the place. Patio, bar and dining room all with their own advantages. Sit outside when warm or inside around a cozy fireplace in cold weather.Service was friendly though a little... More 

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Thank boatdrinks011
Bonnyville
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9 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Every time we go to Idyllwild we say we are going to try another place for lunch, but we have always had such great meals here we keep coming back.

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Thank 248myral
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12 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We found a good restaurant at Idyllwild!! Not far from gift shop in this town! Food are good and the terrace is perfect to look on the nice sculture not far from it!!

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Thank Eddie G
Nanaimo, Canada
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30 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

My wife and I had lunch here today and truly enjoyed the comfortable atmosphere - nicely decorated, rustic/elegant design, very pleasant background music. What we did not enjoy was the poor service - I ordered a bowl of French Onion soup and a large , hot eggplant sandwich. The waitress never gave me the choice of potatoe even though it... More 

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1 Thank Jessie2F
Jurupa Valley
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85 reviews
55 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 41 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I always have enjoyed the visits to the 'gnome'. The food is very good. Selections are eclectic and I am always pleased. I want to say that once in a while a few of the dishes tend to overreach a little preparation, or maybe style. I'm not sure if these are tailored for the guest's wants or if there is... More 

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1 Thank Daniel M
Ramona, California
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180 reviews
122 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 29 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Great place for Valentine's Day. Eat under the blue sky surrounded by pine trees. A couple of meals with wine. Gorgeous day.

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Thank Eileen C
Moreno Valley, California
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55 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 28 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

It was a pretty cool spot, they have some pretty good vegetarian options will definitely visit again next time were in Idyllwild.

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1 Thank janetdarlenexo
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Had the French onion soup and the rack of lamb, absolutely amazing!! I can not wait until I make another visit here!!

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
$10 - $40
Cuisine
American, Gluten Free Options, Vegetarian Friendly
Meals
Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, Late Night
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Private Dining, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Romantic, Kids, Families with children, Special occasions, Local cuisine, Business meetings, Large groups
Open Hours
Sunday
10:00 am - 9:00 pm
Monday
10:00 am - 9:00 pm
Tuesday
10:00 am - 9:00 pm
Wednesday
10:00 am - 9:00 pm
Thursday
10:00 am - 9:00 pm
Friday
10:00 am - 9:30 pm
Saturday
10:00 am - 9:30 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 54381 Ridgeview Dr, Idyllwild, CA 92549
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Idyllwild
  • Phone Number: +1 951-659-5055

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