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54381 Ridgeview Dr, Idyllwild, CA 92549
+1 951-659-5055
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10:00 - 21:00
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Sun - Thu 10:00 - 21:00
Fri - Sat 10:00 - 21:30
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Brewer, Maine
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15 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

We were looking for someplace something simple, soup, salad, & an app. This seemed like the best choice for the area. The decor reminded me of restaurants from the 80's (in a good way). There was a big fireplace, lots of wood, and tables didn't feel like they were jammed together as close as possible. We were greeted by our... More 

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San Diego, California
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91 reviews
52 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 39 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This was our third year in a row having Christmas dinner at Gastrognome. We love to sit in the lounge by the fire. I like the traditional turkey dinner and hubby likes a steak. It is such a cute place. The food isn't gourmet and it is a bit pricey for what you get, but it is comfortable home cooking.... More 

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Orange, California
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4 reviews
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The server was very courteous and helpful. Her efforts were the best part of the meal. Portions were good size. Tried their signature onion soup. I don't recommend this unless you like extra, extra, extra salty food. Bacon was limp, all fat and tasteless. Overall, I'd say this was equivalent to eating at Norms or Denny's.

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Thank a1facepainter
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7 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

The staff and food at the "Nome" as the locals call it was superb. The French Onion soup was some of the best I've ever had. We liked the restaurant so much we went back for breakfast and split an eggs benedict which was also delicious.

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Thank stulucy
Los Angeles, California
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9 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Great ambiance but terrible food, and pricey for what you get. One of the worst meals ever, and we waiting close to an hour for it.

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Thank William_Dean_W
Florence, Italy
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13 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Food was good but since it was the highest rated in Idyllwild we were a bit disappointed. Not bad, just not fantastic. Service was good.

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Thank PCtraveling
Placentia, California
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98 reviews
43 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 35 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

My girlfriend and I decided to go to Idyllwild on Christmas to check out the snow. While we were there, we decided to look for a place to eat. A couple of people mentioned this restaurant. When we came in an older woman approached us where we were waiting to be seated. Rather than saying something pleasant like, "Hi, Merry... More 

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La Quinta, CA
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53 reviews
32 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 62 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We drove to Idyllwild for a late breakfast/early lunch and to see the snow. We have eaten at this restaurant before during the summer and enjoyed a delightful breakfast on their outdoor patio. This time our meal wasn't very good. My partner ordered bacon and eggs and after an almost 45 minute wait, our meals arrived. I ordered the turkey,... More 

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Palm Springs CA
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49 reviews
34 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 36 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

An institution in Idyllwild that embodies everything that makes Idyllwild special. The room is warm, comfortable, casual and inviting. The food is appealing and high quality. The seasoned staff completes the ultimate mountain experience. I've been many times and will continue to go back.

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Libertyville, Illinois
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22 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 December 2016

The bartender, Gina, was super friendly. We had some great conversations with her and other employees and some other regulars, sitting at the bar drinking our drinks. We weren't very hungry, so we just got the mushroom appetizer, which I really liked, my husband was kinda meh on it.

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$ 10 - US$ 40
Cuisine
American, Gluten Free Options
Meals
Brunch, Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Private Dining, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Child-friendly, Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining, Kids, Business meetings, Romantic, Groups
Open Hours
Sunday
10:00 - 21:00
Monday
10:00 - 21:00
Tuesday
10:00 - 21:00
Wednesday
10:00 - 21:00
Thursday
10:00 - 21:00
Friday
10:00 - 21:30
Saturday
10:00 - 21:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 54381 Ridgeview Dr, Idyllwild, CA 92549
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Idyllwild
  • Phone Number: +1 951-659-5055

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