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Vail Ranch Steakhouse

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27600 Jefferson Ave, Temecula, CA 92590-2623 (Overland Drive)
+1 951-694-1475
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4:00 pm - 9:00 pm
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Sun - Thu 4:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Fri - Sat 4:00 pm - 10:00 pm
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Good traditional Thanksgiving dinner with all the trimmings. Nice ambience and service. Medium priced. Great restaurant.

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Thank Cindy B
Temecula, California
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4 reviews
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Well well. Updated review. This place is definitely struggling with service. The bartender is absolutely horrible now. Happy hour is 4-7 but good luck getting a drink in 30 mins or less even though there only 6 people at the bar. The bartender is to worried about cashing out tables then to take car of the core service. Now to... More 

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Thank Broseph71
PA
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

As we live in PA, it is a regular for us in that we take the kids (adults actually) here when we are here visiting them. Great steaks, reasonable pricing, Wonderfull lamb and nice Caesar salad. We will return on our next trip out here.

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Thank NLtravels
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 26, 2016

Warm welcoming feeling as you enter inside, piano bar, great piano player. Service was great. I love Lobster Bisque so of course I had to order it. This was not very good, could not taste the lobster or cognac, more of a tomato base and the couple of pieces of lobster were mushy. We also ordered the Lollypop Lamb chops... More 

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Thank lorraing2015
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 14, 2016 via mobile

Came in early on a Saturday evening it was not very busy. They have happy hour 7 Days in the bar which is nice. Kelly Queens cut prime rib which is a very nice size very good sides. It's a little bit pricey but not ridiculous and you will have leftovers to take home. The prime rib is well seasoned.

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Thank Jonathan S
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 10, 2016

This is Temeculas Finest! Came for 5 pm Happy hour on a Monday. The music was incredible! The food was prepared and served with great professionalism! The staff so friendly.

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Thank Lenore R
Palm Springs, California
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 10, 2016

Enjoyed splitting the large size prime rib dinner and a small salad and it was ample for 2 of us. Prime rib was perfectly prepared as requested (medium rare). At $49 it is a splurge but when you split it, it make it more reasonable.

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Thank worldtraveler535
Wellington, Florida
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 20, 2016

I liked this restaurant, great ambiance and the aged meat is everything a meat lover could wish for. One downsize we had was the lobsters my niece and sister asked as surf and turf dish, the lobsters had strong odor and although it was exchanged, the second ones were also with bad odor, we guessed it was a bad batch... More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 14, 2016

We looked at the web site and it said they opened at 4:00 so we came in about 4:30 and had to wait until 5:00 in the bar. We requested a seating area that was more quiet and the hostess said we could not sit there but when we left it had been filled....... Food was just OK, steak was... More 

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Thank Carolyn F
Ron W, Manager at Vail Ranch Steakhouse, responded to this review

Thank you for all this helpful feedback, Carolyn. While I'm glad that you enjoyed some aspects of your visit, it seems like there was a lot of miscommunication on our part. We would've been happy to seat you where you requested, but those tables were most likely already reserved. Your server should've been more clear on why we're not able... More 

Boulder, Colorado, United States
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed March 1, 2016

I used to be a regular and was a big fan. Saturday I brought in a party of 12 on my best friend's birthday. They made us sit at our table for 15 minutes without bringing us drinks or even refilling our waters. When we asked the server to open our wine, he simply through a wine opener onto the... More 

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Thank Darren P
Ron W, Manager at Vail Ranch Steakhouse, responded to this review

I'm really sorry that your friend's birthday dinner didn't go as you hoped, Darren. We must've been incredibly busy that night, and while that's no excuse, we hope you know that we didn't do this on purpose. I apologize if the employee you spoke with didn't treat you with the respect you deserve -- that's never our intention. This was... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Average prices
$30 - $30
Cuisine
American, Steakhouse
Meals
Dinner, Late Night
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Private Dining, Television, Wheelchair Accessible
Dining Style
Casual Elegant
Good for
Bar scene, Business meetings, Romantic, Large groups
Open Hours
Sunday
4:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Monday
4:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Tuesday
4:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Wednesday
4:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Thursday
4:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Friday
4:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Saturday
4:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 27600 Jefferson Ave, Temecula, CA 92590-2623
    (Overland Drive)
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Temecula
  • Phone Number: +1 951-694-1475
Description
Here, we're in the business of Steak. Real Steak. Not the cookie cutter, run of the mill stuff. Our steak is our passion, and the only reason we're here is to show you what you've been missing out on.

We've built our own dry-aging facility to completely control the outcome of our steaks. Everything here has been meticulously tweaked and tinkered to bring out the best in the meat. Only when it's reached it's peak flavor potential do we prep our cuts for cooking. Our expert chefs work the fire and the forks to ensure that perfect cook.

Then it gets to your table. When that fork first pierces the meat, and that knife slices through in that first cut, your eyes get to feast first at that juicy pink center. Then, it's just bite after bite, letting that perfect cook release the flavor of perhaps the best steak you've ever had. At least, we'd like to think so.

We're just a call or a drive away.

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