We noticed that you're using an unsupported browser. The TripAdvisor website may not display properly.We support the following browsers:
Windows: Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome. Mac: Safari.

Pinnacle Restaurant - Falkner Winery

Is this your business?
40620 Calle Contento, Temecula, CA 92591-5041
+1 951-676-8231
Map updates are paused. Zoom in to see updated info.
Reset zoom
Updating Map...
  • Excellent63%
  • Very good23%
  • Average9%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible1%
Travelers talk about
“lunch” (65 reviews)
“mushroom soup” (5 reviews)
“burger” (16 reviews)
Closed Now
American, Gluten Free Options, Vegetarian Friendly
$$ - $$$
40620 Calle Contento, Temecula, CA 92591-5041
All Details
Write a ReviewReviews (172)
Traveler rating
Traveler type
Time of year

1 - 10 of 172 reviews

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This is a lovely dining room with a panoramic view over the valley. We had the seared tuna with cucumber, which was perfectly combined with Asian dressing and sesame seeds. It was a generous appetizer portion. The burger was excellent, juicy and moist with arugula...More

Thank rountreec
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Our wait person was lovely. She made us laugh throughout lunch. The food? It was great too. I had a seared tuna crunchy salad which I loved. This is a beautiful room with a beautiful view, upscale food and delightful staff.

Thank Kathy C
Reviewed March 19, 2018 via mobile

This is a very pleasant dining great room with a varied menu. The food is well cooked and beautifully presented, with efficient and friendly service. Needless to say the Falkner wines are all available by the glass, and the menu suggests an accompaniment for each...More

Thank Ian14_11
Reviewed March 11, 2018

We had a very nice leisurely lunch at the Pinnacel Restaurant. Views are very nice. Service was very good. We enjoyed wine with lunch. For lunch, we shared fries with their difference sauces as the appetizer. We then both had a salad - my husband...More

Thank mini
Reviewed March 11, 2018 via mobile

At 11 am I made a lunch reservation for 2 pm on Open Table. It was showing availability every 15 minutes until 2:45. Shortly after making the reservation I got a phone call from the restaurant asking if we could come earlier because “we’re closing...More

Thank Diane W
Reviewed March 3, 2018

After a tasting at Falkner Winery we checked the menu for the Pinnacle and decided to return the next day for lunch on our last day in Temecula. We were extremely please with all of our selections. My husband started with the Crispy Brussel Sprouts...More

Thank Cathy A
Reviewed March 2, 2018

We were on a winery tours. We stopped at the Falkner Winery for lunch. Wow! What a food!! She had the Chicken Breast with Pasta, and I had the Angus Beef with French Fries...great food! The salads were fantastic...with bread and olive oil! I will...More

Thank Karen R
Reviewed March 2, 2018

Such a lovely venue, with a nice menu - great soups- and delightful servers. We’ve enjoyed it enough to visit about 5 times. Super vineyard views!

Thank Pam M
Reviewed February 13, 2018 via mobile

Nice one day Drive from Palm Springs. If you like winding through the mountains. Walked through the tasting room. If you have seen one tasting room their all the same nothing to distinguish the room. The restaurant nice meal good hamburger needs a better bun...More

Thank Bob M
Reviewed February 8, 2018

We have eaten here numerous times, and it had never failed to deliver. Our latest meal included a delicious cannelloni de mare. The chardonnay is as good as any in the area. The wait staff is exceptional. We will be back next time we visit...More

Thank Fay M
Nearby HotelsSee all 19 hotels in Temecula
Carter Estate Winery and Resort
771 reviews
.20 miles away
South Coast Winery Resort & Spa
2,486 reviews
.76 miles away
Ponte Vineyard Inn
1,616 reviews
.84 miles away
Inn at Churon Winery
263 reviews
1.16 miles away
Nearby Restaurants
The Restaurant at Ponte
561 reviews
.91 miles away
The Vineyard Rose at South Coast Winery
733 reviews
.69 miles away
The Cellar Lounge
147 reviews
.84 miles away
Bouquet Restaurant at Ponte Vineyard Inn
143 reviews
.86 miles away
Nearby Attractions
Vindemia Estate Winery
286 reviews
.79 miles away
Ponte Winery
350 reviews
.91 miles away
Peltzer Winery
76 reviews
.49 miles away
Miramonte Winery
249 reviews
.91 miles away
Ask a question
Questions & Answers
September 24, 2015|
Response from smsdes | Reviewed this property |
Not sure if they do a special dinner on Thanksgiving, but you can check their website , or call them at the Pinnacle. they are very nice.
Improve this listing

Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
$30 - $50
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Free Off-Street Parking, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Accepts Discover, Highchairs Available, Free Wifi, Accepts Credit Cards
Dining Style
Casual Dining
Good for
Local cuisine, Families with children, Scenic view, Business meetings, Special occasions, 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: +1 951-676-8231
  • E-mail
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.
Is This Your TripAdvisor Listing?
Own or manage this property? Claim your listing for free to respond to reviews, update your profile and much more. Claim Your Listing