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Public House


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Certificate of Excellence2015 - 2018 Winner

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Eco Cultured Hummus
Roasted Artichoke & Garlic Hummus, Fresh Cucumbers, House Naan, Arbol Oil & Grilled Lemon
Fried Sishito Peppers Tossed in Garlic Chile Sauce Finished w/ Toasted Sesame, Pickled Red Onions & Topped w/ That Perfect Grilled Lemon
Mole Tacos
2 Slow Roasted Pulled Pork Tacos on Corn Tortillas, Cabbage & Cilantro Slaw, Banana Mole, Pickled Peppers & Onions
Agua Chile
Cucumber & Chile Marinated Shrimp Ceviche Stacked w/ Avocado, Cucumber & Romaine Lettuce Topped w/ Pickled Peppers & Onions Served w/ House Corn Tortilla Chips
Public Brava
Fried Potatoes Tossed in a Citrus Zested Sweet & Spicy Seasoning, Roasted Red Pepper Coulis & Topped w/ Pickled Red Onions
Tomato Coconut Bisque
Creamy Tomato Bisque Topped w/ Chili Oil & Scallions
Garlic Chili Wings
Garlic Chili Wings Topped w/ Macadamia Nuts & Jalapenos
Goat Toast
Herbed Goat Cheese Panini Topped w/ Sweet Roasted Tomatoes Finished w/ a Balsamic Reduction & Citrus Greens
Peach Wings
Wings Tossed In Spicy Peach Barbecue Sauce Finished w/ Peach Pico De Gallo & a Drizzle of Balsamic Reduction
Spicy Edamame
Spicy Garlic Chili Sauce Topped w/ Jalapenos & Toasted Macadamia Nuts
Add: Chicken $5, Steak $9, Shrimp $10, Fried Egg $2, Tofu $4, House Bacon $4 or Fish Market Price
Greener Pastures
Kale, Arugula, Cilantro, Basil & Cherry Tomatoes Tossed w/ Citrus Broccoli Vinaigrette, Pickled Red Onions & Garlic Dill "Parm" Crumbles
Grape & Blue
Crisp Arugula, Kale & Romaine Tossed in a Light Caper Dressing Topped w/ Charred Grapes & Blue Cheese Crumbles
Goat & Arugula
Baby Arugula, Gala Apples & Dill Tossed In a Light Cranberry Vin, Topped w/ Toasted Pine Nuts, Cranberries & Goat Cheese
Public "House" Salad
Garden Greens, Grape Tomatoes, Dry Aged Cheese, Pickled Onions, Croutons all Tossed with a Lemon Vinaigrette Finished w/ Balsamic
Rigatoni Bolognese
Ground Pork & Tomato Sauce w/ Grana Podona Cheese & Herbs to Finish
Katsu Curry
Panko Breaded Chicken Breast, Ginger Jasmine Rice. Sweet Coconut Curry, Potatoes, Carrots, Cilantro Scallions & Pickled Red Onions Served w/ a Grilled Lemon Ps.try It Vegan
Duck Mole
Pan Seared 8oz Duck Breast over Duck Fat Roasted Tomatoes, Jasmine Rice, Banana Mole, Pickled Peppers & Onions
Spicy, But Gouda Burger
Grilled 10oz 100% Grass Fed Ground Wagyu Beef Sitting on Citrus Slaw w/ Smoked Gouda, Fried Jalapenos, Roasted Poblano, Bun
Hands on Buffalo
Juicy Fried Chicken Breast, Whole Grain Buffalo Sauce, House Ranch, Lettuce, Tomatoes & Pickles on Toasted Potato Bun Ps. Try It Vegan
New York Strip
12oz Gold Canyon New York Steak, over Garlic Mash, Topped w/ a Musroom Pink Peppercorn Bourbon Gravy & Finished w/ Whiskey Compound Buttter
Slow Roasted Beef Brisket, Peach Bbq, Borracho Bacon Beans, Chef Veg & Jalapeño Cheddar Corn Bread. You're Welcome!
Classic Burger
Grilled 10oz 100% Grass Fed Ground Wagyu Beef Topped w/ Sharp White Cheddar, Fresh Romaine, Tomatoes, Grilled Onions & Dill Pickles-make It Impossible! Make It Vegan
Chef Fish
Daily Fresh Pacific Ocean Caught Fish, Chef Choice Accompaniment (Ask Your Server)
Pomodoro Pasta
Herbs & Aromatics Cooked down w/ Fresh Tomatoes In White Wine, Joined with Linguine
In True Public House Fashion, Anything but Classic Creme Brule'e. Be Sure to Ask your Server What the Kitchen Came up With
Public Cheesecake (Rotating)
Our House Made Cheesecake. Ask Your Server for Today's Offering, for They Hold the Knowledge!!
Flour-Less Chocolate Cake
Finished w/ Salted Caramel, Toasted Macadamia Nuts & House Whip Cream
PUBlic House roosts in the heart of Old Town Temecula among rustic, nostalgic buildings. Since 2009, we have served the finest fare in a truly unique restored home from the 1950s. PUBlic House is discreet at first glance. As you walk up to our hosts you only just hear the life music and busy, joyful activity tucked out back awaiting you. This aspect of PUBlic House always makes dining an intimate rendezvous. Whether you are having a sweet heart-to-heart in the patio garden or catching up with friends on the balcony, PUBlic House romances with charm. Our customers describe PUBlic House as "Chill" and "Funky Cool". It's true, Fridays through Sundays you will rock the rhythm of live music 'til
$10 - $40
Special Diets
Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, Late Night, Drinks
American, Bar, Pub, Gastropub
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Table Service
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Nice nostalgic place. Parking is limited, particularly during lunch time, but one can always find parking (free) in the parking structure near city hall and walk. They have limited menu, but the service is good and it is more like an open air place. Do...More

Date of visit: March 2019
Thank csharma4
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The venue was great and very relaxed. We sat at the bar and shared some appetizers. And the food was EXCELLENT!!!!!!!!!

Date of visit: February 2019
Thank Greg W
Reviewed March 20, 2019

We are not fans of the traffic congestion on the freeway in Temecula, but this time we were headed south at lunchtime. I googled some places to eat, and this place had five stars. They are well deserved! We were seated outside, but noise was...More

Date of visit: March 2019
Thank rcurry17
Reviewed March 2, 2019 via mobile

The city was crazy, the once a year classic car meeting mobbed the town. We made reservations fortunately, and had a fantastic dinner. We started with drinks and appetizers, followed by wonderful main courses. Brussels sprouts, fried green tomatoes and cocktails. Great service by our...More

Date of visit: March 2019
Thank Sbruckie
Reviewed January 25, 2019 via mobile

From the time we walked in & were seated it was a fun evening. Hopefully you will get Stasha as your Server. She introduced herself, was very friendly & was knowledgeable about the food & wine pairing. She remembered all 6 of our names throughout...More

Date of visit: January 2019
Thank FriendlyMani2ba
Reviewed January 7, 2019

Stopped for drinks and heavy appetizers with a party of 6. Bartender (didn't catch his name) was great, very welcoming and friendly, took the time to explain how they hand-make their ingredients for the drinks, etc. REcommend the cucumber-infused gin and the house margarita. For...More

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank MattK848
Reviewed January 1, 2019

This was our first trip to Temecula. It was surprising to see such a hopping downtown area in a sleepy little town like that. It was close to Christmas, and traffic and parking were nuts in the Old Temecula corridor. Plan on walking a few...More

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank jeremydbrooks
Reviewed December 18, 2018 via mobile

Stopped in for dinner with business associates. Burgers were very tough and dry. Out server was very helpful and informative. Had mac & cheese dish to share. Very good and cheesey.

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank Miata P
Reviewed November 24, 2018

Excellent food, quick service. Staff was attentaive,but not overbearing. I would highly recommend this restaurant.

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank Kathleen Q
Reviewed November 5, 2018

Temecula is full of restaurants and gastropubs all clamoring to stand out in a crowded category. Many have similar décor, are in the same neighborhood, and serve nearly identical menu items. Brussels sprouts and truffle fries, for example. Everybody serves those, and they are virtually...More

Date of visit: October 2018
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Response from Kim K | Reviewed this property |
The outdoor patio is very small. I'm not sure what the rule is, but I think it might not accommodate a dog well.
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