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The Gambling Cowboy

42072 5th St Ste 303, Temecula, CA 92590-2728
+1 951-699-2895
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  • Excellent49%
  • Very good37%
  • Average5%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible4%
Travelers talk about
“steak” (89 reviews)
“prime rib” (25 reviews)
“roasted corn” (12 reviews)
Closes in 3 min
11:00 AM - 9:00 PMAll hours
American, Steakhouse, Bar, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
42072 5th St Ste 303, Temecula, CA 92590-2728
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Reviewed 1 week ago

I'm not one to usually visit a restaurant in an old towne tourist area, but this is an exception. My wife and I sat at the bar (Saloon menu is cheaper then the restaurant one) The wife has the fried halibut fish and chips and...More

Thank Foghorn8508
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We eat out alot and many places are not anything special. This place was a huge standout with food and service! No reservation we ended up in the bar and we were very happy. Still talk about how good dinner was...

Thank MominOC
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Nice evening, nice menu. Excellent salads.Good seafood. It was a beautiful evening so we opted to eat outside which was a great choice. Service was fine.

Thank Datsun280Z
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Fun place to eat. The artichokes were outstanding as was the wedge salad with blue cheese. Delicious. The rib eye cap steak was excellent as well as the spare ribs. Loved their cowboy potatoes. Excellent service. Prices were moderate to high.

Thank architect
Reviewed October 30, 2017

Ok, so when I first made a reservation with a business guest to this restaurant I was not sure what to expect. It is sort of hard to find, you have to take an elevator up to the top floor but once you arrive ask...More

Thank chris92009
Reviewed October 9, 2017 via mobile

Great eve, fantastic atmosphere Food fab just way too much of it! Also quiet pricey but great experince Would defiantly recommend

Thank pg2262
Reviewed October 3, 2017

We went to this restaurant on a recommendation from the bartender at our hotel. We did not have reservation and they were booked but we were able to sit in the bar area and that was fine because there was live music in there. I...More

Thank Riles13
Reviewed September 27, 2017

We went for a late lunch. It was not too busy being a half price wine Wednesday. We had a jalapeno appetizer that was not very impressive. The rib eye that followed were cooked just right with a great flavor.The fries were boring and we...More

Thank vintagechina
Reviewed September 15, 2017 via mobile

We have several favorite restaurants in Temecula and this is,one of them. Whether we just want to,stop in,for an appetizer during happy hour or stay for dinner it is always a treat. This time we stayed for dinner and sat outside. We had the special...More

Thank McWett
Reviewed September 15, 2017

Beef steak costs more money these days. The Gambling Cowboy serves some of the best available. The food was excellent quality and well prepared. Our server, Sarah, deserves special mention, too. She was prompt, efficient, friendly and very professional. She knew her menu well and...More

Thank sflambert
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February 7, 2017|
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Response from LINDA J | Reviewed this property |
They Are kid friendly. So I would assume they have a kids menu. Call them to make sure! Food is great!!!
January 7, 2017|
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Yes, they are open for dinner.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
$30 - $30
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, Late Night
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Television, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Private Dining
Dining Style
Casual Elegant
Good for
Business meetings, Bar scene, Special occasions, Local cuisine, Kids, Families with children, Large groups, Romantic
Open Hours
9:00 AM - 9:00 PM
11:00 AM - 9:00 PM
11:00 AM - 9:00 PM
11:00 AM - 9:00 PM
11:00 AM - 10:30 PM
9:00 AM - 10:30 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 42072 5th St Ste 303, Temecula, CA 92590-2728
    (Front Street)
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Temecula
  • Phone Number: +1 951-699-2895
  • E-mail
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