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The Veranda at The Grand Tradition

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1602 S Mission Rd, Fallbrook, CA 92028-4173
+1 760-728-6466
Thu - Fri 11:00 - 14:00
Sat - Sun 09:00 - 13:00
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Fallbrook, California
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90 reviews
72 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 41 helpful votes
Reviewed 23 December 2016

We had heard great reviews about The Veranda and today was our first lunch with friends from out of town. Three of us ordered the burger (highly recommended from former diners) and although it is piled huge (which makes it impossible to eat without a fork) it was nothing special; plus they were all over cooked. The other choice was... More 

1 Thank gin48
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9 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 21 December 2016 via mobile

Everything Christmas in a beautiful Victorian setting, with a lake a waterfall, carolers and even Santa. The brunch was wonderful. It will become a Christmas tradition.

Thank Sandee W
Temecula, California
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172 reviews
69 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 86 helpful votes
Reviewed 14 September 2016

This is a great restaurant to celebrate a special lunch date with friends or family. Seating is on a beautiful veranda with white table-clothed wrought iron tables overlooking a most magnificent garden and pond. The menu is mostly salads and sandwiches served with one side (from a list of choices). I have been here several times and have never been... More 

Thank Nellie M
Carlsbad, California
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452 reviews
218 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 162 helpful votes
Reviewed 16 July 2016

The Grand Tradition is a large private park with beautiful landscaping waterfalls and a large lake. There are walking trails and lots of picnic tables. The Veranda Restaurant is located in the main building. There are tables inside and on the veranda overlooking the lake. We were there for lunch on a weekday and got a nice table outside on... More 

Thank DarylJ552
Fallbrook, California
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64 reviews
51 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
Reviewed 27 June 2016 via mobile

We often take our out of town visiting guest here. There is a quite varied menu to choose from. Meals are served on the veranda of an old classic home. Service is always good and so is the food. Also available is a "picnic" box that you can take to other areas of the property. I think these may have... More 

Thank 633KPD
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9 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 19 June 2016 via mobile

When we arrived we waited 15 min (we were early) and were refused a table in the shade though there were tables available. It was 90+ degrees in the shade and the chairs are metal, so sitting in blistering sun was not an option. No apologies given. We left. Not sure I'll be back. It's silly that they did not... More 

Thank Lightngravity
San Marcos, California
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37 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
Reviewed 29 May 2016

This is a fabulous garden for weddings and events but few know of the tiny intimate outdoor veranda for brunch on weekends and lunch on weekdays---so reservations are a must! The menu is extensive that also offers wine and beer. All the tables overlook the heart shaped lake sitting. We both had the BBQ chicken salad that was huge -... More 

Thank Gypsyfootprints
Ramona, California
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21 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 12 May 2016 via mobile

Although the seating is very limited, the view as you sit on the rear veranda overlooking the manicured gardens and lake with beautiful flowers is worth a trip. The food is tasty and beautifully presented.

Thank lubomyray
San Diego, California
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67 reviews
46 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 44 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 May 2016

I probably am a little bias as we had our oldest daughters wedding at this beautiful local a few years back. However, came with some family to enjoy a delightful brunch at the Veranda restaurant. Sit on the spacious veranda and enjoy a pomegranate and blueberry mimosa or spicy bloody mary while enjoying the heart shaped pond and abundant foliage.... More 

Thank s b
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6 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
Reviewed 8 February 2016

I was visiting my family in Fallbrook & Long Beach (from Boston) and my daughter suggested Sunday Brunch here. We had a reservation for four, which is a MUST. The venue was simply "A little piece of heaven"! The Veranda was lovely overlooking the heart shaped pond & magnificent unique gardens. The tables were set with tablecloths & flowers. We... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    5 of 5 bubbles
Breakfast, Lunch
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Romantic, Groups
Open Hours
09:00 - 13:00
11:00 - 14:00
11:00 - 14:00
09:00 - 13:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1602 S Mission Rd, Fallbrook, CA 92028-4173
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Fallbrook
  • Phone Number: +1 760-728-6466

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?