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best fine dining restaurant in temecula


my husband and i will be celebrating our 25th wedding anniversary in temecula. i'm looking for recommendations for the a fine dining restaurant.

thank you for your help.

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1. Re: best fine dining restaurant in temecula

I don;t know the best, but a couple we have enjoyed dining at were:

Thorton Winery Cafe Champagne:


and The Great Oak (at Pechanga)


I am sure there are others...but these 2 we enjoyed. For an anniversary, of the 2 I would go with Thorton Winery.

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2. Re: best fine dining restaurant in temecula

i agree with the other post. cafe champagne is great, have been there before. I also like the South Coast Winery restaurant. I have not been to Penfolds Cattle Company (in old town, not to be confused with the casual penfold's cafe),but it is supposed to be really great ,especially for steaks, etc. also the Baily's winery restaurant in old town temecula, next to the Stampede, is really nice.

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3. Re: best fine dining restaurant in temecula

maybe your 25th has come and gone, but I am not sure what your definition of fine dining is. In all candor, I wouldn't use Temecula and fine dining in the same sentence, unless you are trying to draw a contrast. If you don't mind about a 30 minute drive, I would highly recommend going to the Mission Inn in Riverside and eating at Duanes. Now, that's fine dining.

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4. Re: best fine dining restaurant in temecula

thanks everyone for your suggestions. we actually live in nj, but are going to visit our son who lives about an 1hr away from temecula. we'll be going during thanksgiving. we'll be staying at south coast winery for a night to celebrate.

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5. Re: best fine dining restaurant in temecula

The Vineyard Rose at South Coast sounds nice, we were considering at stay here, I found a great deal on Travel Zoo for this place, we ended up in Laguna Beach instead, let us know how you like it, I would love to explore the Temecula wineries when the weather is cooler. :)

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