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Pinnacle Restaurant - Falkner Winery

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40620 Calle Contento, Temecula, CA 92591-5041 (Rancho California Road)
11:30 am - 3:30 pm
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Sun - Sat 11:30 am - 3:30 pm
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Ontario, California
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20 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

We recently had a celebration for my mother's birthday at the Pinnacle. It was in fact a nice place for lunch. The food was by everyone's account very good. I had a steak salad which was excellent with a very tender cut of steak. Others had the seafood portifino, a mushroom pasta, and a salmon dish that my mom said... More 

Thank steve h
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48 reviews
32 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

My wife and I stopped in for a late lunch on a Saturday afternoon. Both the food and the service were excellent. I will note that the menu is very heavy on the fish/seafood, so if you're looking for an entrée and not a burger or salad, then just be aware that there are only a few non-fish/seafood options are... More 

Thank David G
Los Angeles, California
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49 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I cannot say enough good things about this restaurant....it has it all: beautifully appointed, gorgeous views, a wonderful and diverse menu with food that could compete with any first class restaurant....and superb service. We first stopped in at the Falkner Wine Tasting Room. Our server, Caroline, was a delight...and very knowledgable. The wine was first class and for a $15... More 

Thank Lois V
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67 reviews
27 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 42 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We visited the Pinnacle after a session of wine tasting . The reputation of the chef for being the best in the vineyards area didn't disappoint. Three veggies in my party and the chef was happy to accommodate them with alternatives to the menu. I can see why many would flock their for the weddings here. Great overlook for the... More 

Thank Jonathan Y
La Puente, CA
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114 reviews
79 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 27 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 9, 2016 via mobile

Please do yourself a favor and try this restaurant while in Temecula. I highly recommend the Lobster Mac & Cheese for lunch - it was mind-blowing! The servers were very accommodating and friendly, and prices were reasonable for the area.

Thank irtorres
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59 reviews
39 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 24, 2016

Great place for lunch, particularly on a scorching hot day, when outdoor seating is out of the question.

Thank Thomas G
San Diego, California
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21 reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 30, 2016

We went to the Pinnacle Restaurant for Sunday lunch. Great menu with many appetizing entrees. We ordered the Winemaker's Pasta with Shrimp ($19) and Mushroom Pasta with Chicken ($18). The shrimp pasta was delicious although there was only 4 shrimp so a bit disappointed for the price paid. The Mushroom pasta was more generous with a sizeable chicken breast. Toasted... More 

1 Thank RodneyChin
Glendale, California
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111 reviews
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed May 20, 2016

I'm giving them one star because I was unable to move forward without a star.... Location/view: beautiful Service: It took them 25 minutes to serve us, the famous "Mac-n-cheese" HORRIBLE, the lobster was semi raw, service... $25...RIP OFF two small pc & $14.50 for a glass of wine.It was like going to a burger joint in LA, I recommend you... More 

8 Thank Al S
San Diego, California
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10 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 6, 2016

The ambiance is great, the view is unbelievable, the food was top quality and the wine very good indeed. The service was very good too. I highly recommend it.

Thank Devora R
Portland, Oregon
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116 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 3, 2016

We met family at the Pinnacle for lunch. We had the turkey sandwich, two chicken dishes and the ahi tuna salad, while enjoying a bottle of their cabernet. We also enjoyed three desserts... the chocolate cake was amazing! A nice, relaxing way to spend the afternoon. (Oh, and we started with a wine tasting before lunch!). Can't wait to return.

Thank maruruss99

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    4.5 of 5 stars
Average prices
$30 - $50
American, Wine Bar, Gluten Free Options
Dinner, Lunch
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Free Off-Street Parking, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Accepts Discover, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible
Dining Style
Casual Dining
Good for
Scenic view, Special occasions, Business meetings, Large groups, Romantic
Open Hours
11:30 am - 3:30 pm
11:30 am - 3:30 pm
11:30 am - 3:30 pm
11:30 am - 3:30 pm
11:30 am - 3:30 pm
11:30 am - 3:30 pm
11:30 am - 3:30 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 40620 Calle Contento, Temecula, CA 92591-5041
    (Rancho California Road)
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Temecula
  • Phone Number: 19516768231
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 3:00 p.m.

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