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The Restaurant at Ponte

35053 Rancho California Rd, Temecula, CA 92591-4008
+1 951-252-1770
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  • Excellent62%
  • Very good26%
  • Average8%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible1%
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35053 Rancho California Rd, Temecula, CA 92591-4008
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Reviewed 1 week ago

We had a delightful meal. The food was very good, but the service was slow. This did give us time to taste more wine/

Thank Carbs2014
Reviewed 1 week ago

I have done a wine tasting at Ponte before but have never made it into the restaurant. I found the service to be very good. Upon seating us, the hostess gave us each a basket to keep our purses in so we wouldn't have to...More

Thank Katie J
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I came here with a friend for lunch and was completely blown away by the quality of the food. We shared two starters- the tuna sashimi salad with sweet watermelon and cucumber, and the delicatessen platter with rich cheeses, beautiful meats and olives, and some...More

Thank Lakota75
Reviewed 1 week ago

Great wine and atmosphere with food that was somewhat disappointing and service that could have been a lot better.

Thank Julie P
Reviewed 1 week ago

First time visit. Although I'm not a favorite of outdoor dining, this was excellent. We visited on a day that was not exceptionally warm and found it to be fine. We chose the breast of chicken and it was delicious. I would consider taking out...More

Thank sacchc
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I love the restaurant at Ponte. I request to go there on Easter Sunday every year. The food is delicious! The surrounding view is so beautiful and relaxing. And, the gentleman who sings there on the weekends makes your dining experience complete!

Thank Rosa C
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Upscale food but a casual outdoor setting. Both of our meals were good: my wife had the lamb, I had the shrimp/ chorizo dish. The staff was attentive. We walked to hotel after which has a great lawn/ garden area to stare at the stars....More

1  Thank AdamCRobinson
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Busy mostly with tourists but worth the wait. I recommend makign reservations, but if not, you can go for wine sampling in the tasting room next door if the wait is long ;) The food is excellent, the grounds are beautiful and romantic, especially at...More

Thank StuffCorn
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We love this winery. We did some tasting then to restaurant for dinner. Just rejoined as wine club members. Restaurant is all outdoors. They put a little "sign" on the table to indicate we are members. The food was good but not special & not...More

Thank Brenna77
Reviewed 16 August 2017

Came here with a friend for lunch after a wine tasting The restaurant have a nice menu and also offer gluten free meals and breads with home-made dips. Servers were attentive - replenishing glasses almost after 1 mouthful - despite the restaurant being busy and...More

Thank FlyingClog
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20 December 2015|
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Response from nancy l | Reviewed this property |
yes contact Ponte and use your charge card and they will send it flat rate 2 or 3 days 951-694-8855
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$ 50
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Highchairs Available, Free Wifi, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Private Dining, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Wine and Beer, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Accepts Discover
Dining Style
Casual Dining
Good for
Romantic, Groups, Special Occasion Dining, Local cuisine, Business meetings, View
Open Hours
11:00 - 18:00
11:00 - 17:00
11:00 - 17:00
11:00 - 17:00
11:00 - 17:00
11:00 - 20:00
11:00 - 20:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 35053 Rancho California Rd, Temecula, CA 92591-4008
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Temecula
  • Phone Number: +1 951-252-1770
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The Restaurant at Ponte prepares wine country cuisine in a casual outdoor atmosphere. We are leading the way toward a community of wineries and restaurants dedicated to promoting local, sustainable farmers and ranchers. Our dishes feature top quality seasonal and regional ingredients prepared in our kitchen and enhanced when paired with our wines. The Restaurant is open daily, although hours do vary. The Restaurant at Ponte is open in inclement weather. Heaters and blankets are available in the winter, and misters and fans are used in the summer. Guests arriving By Limo or Private Bus: A separate limo reservation is required for the weekends. To submit a limo request, please see our website.
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