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Lazy H Ranch

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16787 Highway 76, Pauma Valley, CA 92061-9561
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Borrego Springs, California
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20 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Beautiful setting. Hummingbirds galore feasting at feeders hanging from the view windows to the gardens. Meal was good with a very good pino grigio. Service prompt and friendly. Outside area comprised of gardens, a swimming pool and several rooms. Old, character trees - arms outstretched. Peaceful and if you want loud Harrah's Casino is about 5 minutes away. Review prices... More 

Thank Meech123
Fallbrook, California
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40 reviews
34 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The restaurant is in an older building that is rather quaint and it is set on a beautifu, well groomed property. Views from the restaurant windows are very nice. It is a very quiet, clean environment. This was our first trip here on the recommendation of a friend who accompanied us. The service was prompt, attentive and very pleasant. Each... More 

1 Thank 633KPD
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6 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 23, 2016

Food was delicious, service was fast, and the food was hot when it arrived at the table. We skipped dessert, we were too full from dinner. Next time we'll save room!

1 Thank Julie W
Escondido, California
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10 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 25, 2016

We enjoy staying here especially when on of our favorite bands are playing at Harrahs! Great Rooms and Great Restaurant!

3 Thank Dennis J
Pauma Valley, California
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11 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed June 20, 2016

Have been with others...who don't share my delight in being there..Some friends have had not so good meals...we love the broasted chicken...the best.

2 Thank Lois P
Amman, Jordan
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16 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed April 26, 2016

Very nice experience near Pauma Valley. The ranch is surrounded by hundreds of orange trees and you can smell the trees when sitting in front of your room in the evening. Marvellous sensation, serenity, calm and beauty. Friendly atmosphere, nice cocktail lounge, good restaurant. A must.

2 Thank Unlimited_Zen
Valley Center, California
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83 reviews
51 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 26 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed April 11, 2016

We love taking a Saturday or Sunday drive out thru beautiful Pauma Valley and stopping in for a lovely dinner at Lazy H Ranch. Excellent food and drinks!

Thank pdorschel
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3 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed February 19, 2016

I passed by and would stay at near by casino. I finally tried and i can honestly say I enjoy myself. Its so peaceful and you don't have all that smoke. I been in most of the rooms. There are so old school and makes me feel; in peace. very cute, the grounds are so beautiful and the cats are... More 

2 Thank Mike S
Encinitas, CA
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229 reviews
96 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 109 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 6, 2015

Broasted Chicken dinner was amazing. Feels like an ol' timey place, friendly service, more than enough food. There is a full bar and the drinks are on the "zestier" side, though well priced.

1 Thank motherHEncinitas
Airdrie, Canada
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38 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 37 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed March 17, 2015

We stopped in for dinner, and were delighted. The food was awesome, from the Broasted Chicken, to the Prime Rib, and the Shrimp Pasta. Dessert included cheese cake and Creme Brulee. All was delicious. The atmosphere is down home and quaint. Would recommend! Our servers were prompt, courteous and funny! We ended the evening with a nice chat with the... More 

2 Thank Lauri W

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Waitstaff
Good for
Romantic, Business meetings, Families with children
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 16787 Highway 76, Pauma Valley, CA 92061-9561
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Pauma Valley
  • Phone Number: 760-742-3669
Built in the 1920's, this ranch style restaurant and motel is located along Highway 76 in the back county of San Diego. Formerly a sleepy stretch of road, Highway 76 now connects 4 major casino resorts: Valley View, Harrah's Rincon, Casino Pauma, and Pala. Most visitors drive right by the Lazy H, those who do stop in are treated to a step back in time. The dining room is right out of the 50s, the menu is varied and wholesome. Weekends are busiest, when locals come out to dine.

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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?