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Texas Lil's Mesquite Grill

) #65 of 325 Restaurants in Temecula ₹₹ - ₹₹₹ American, , Barbecue
28495 Old Town Front St, Temecula, CA 92590-1888
+1 951-699-5457
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  • Excellent30%
  • Very good37%
  • Average16%
  • Poor10%
  • Terrible7%
Travellers talk about
“ribs” (12 reviews)
“fries” (10 reviews)
“bloody marys” (2 reviews)
Open Now
09:00 - 22:00All hours
American, Bar, Barbecue
₹₹ - ₹₹₹
28495 Old Town Front St, Temecula, CA 92590-1888
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Reviews (113)
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1 - 10 of 112 reviews

Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

I was hankering for a steak or chicken kabob but alas, not on this menu. I'd read that the brisket was the best but it fell short of my expectations, a bit too crispy as opposed to tender, though the flavor was good. Coleslaw was...More

Thank mzglorybeCA
Reviewed 6 days ago

Had a full rack of baby back ribs... fall of the bone tender and delicious. Wait staff of good looking cowgirls made it extra fun.

Thank JTSUD75
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Loved the burger and drinks. Steak was in slices. A bit disappointed but tasted good. Great service.

Thank luckyhawaii
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We came here for lunch and sat outside. Met some locals who come here often. My wife has the pulled pork and I had the tri-tip French dip. Both were very good. Nice selection of beer with a full bar. Service is friendly and if...More

1  Thank McWett
Reviewed 17 May 2017

Stopped by for a late night drink. Had a few Bloody Marys and Margaritas. Large, strong, cheap! Friendly bartenders. Clean, well lit bar. Worth checking out.

1  Thank Gene_Augusta
Reviewed 8 May 2017 via mobile

So you can tell by our name that we do Pechanga a lot....Texas Lil's is always either or first or last stop on any trip. Start with a margarita and you can't go wrong while you peruse the menu - anything on the menu with...More

1  Thank PechangaDuo
Reviewed 30 April 2017

We always make this our stop when in Temecula, usually annually. Nice diversion in Old Town from the wine country. Just lay back and get dirty with ribs, burgers or all their other stuff on the menu. The girls servers are all really nice and...More

1  Thank monetkids
Reviewed 26 April 2017

I was in town on business and this lace was recommended to me as a good place to take some clients. I went there the night before to check it out and make arrangements for a dinner the next day. The bartender was great but...More

Thank Christopher F
Reviewed 14 April 2017

Not bad, not great but did its job as a BBQ restaurant. Everything we ordered was acceptable with no complaints. My wife liked the cornbread as it had a ratio of sweetness to it. I enjoyed pork ribs & all my sides were good &...More

Thank MarinaMakina
Reviewed 6 April 2017

I was part of a larger group (8) and ordered the beef ribs. 4 big ribs arrived dripping in BBQ sauce. yum, finger licking good. I didn't have enough stomach space to finish the fries and corn bread (well that was because another member of...More

Thank Julie B
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$ 10 - US$ 20
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Takeout, Television, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Groups, Child-friendly, Bar Scene
Open Hours
09:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 23:00
11:00 - 01:30
09:00 - 01:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 28495 Old Town Front St, Temecula, CA 92590-1888
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Temecula
  • Phone Number: +1 951-699-5457
  • E-mail
Our relaxed atmosphere has made locals and visitors alike feel at home here, and we're always happy to see familiar faces coming back again for our delicious fare and cold drinks. Our patio is dog friendly, and we even offer a menu for your four legged friend. Enjoy any game on one of our many TVs. Our menu is quite extensive, covering everything from Tex-Mex to BBQ, to burgers and fresh seafood. We offer brunch on Saturdays and Sundays, and lunch and dinner daily. We are known for our chili and ribs, but make sure you try our burgers, tri-tip, and Tex-Mex dishes as well. You will not be disappointed! For vegetarians, we offer plenty of options, like our Portabella Burger and a large selection of salads. In addition to dining in our restaurant, we also offer takeout, delivery and catering. Online ordering is available on our website.
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