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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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“lunch” (126 reviews)
“bread” (52 reviews)
“salad” (56 reviews)
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35053 Rancho California Rd, Temecula, CA 92591-4008
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Reviewed 2 days ago

The menu at the Restaurant at Ponte has something for everyone, vegans, vegetarians and carnivores. The service is reliable, and I recommend bringing people who are new to wine country to this experience. Including wine, lunch is on the pricey side, but I think it...More

Thank MMM43537
Reviewed 6 days ago

Excellent food! Variety a little lacking. Nice ambiance. Patio seating needed additional heating. Excellent service.

Thank Debbie K
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

If you want wine by the glass and not just a sample, then go to the restaurant. Moscato, chardonnay, and sangiovese are all great choices. The pesto, parmesan, sun-dried tomato bread with a dipping sauce is amazing. You can buy the sauce in the gift...More

Thank joe-chicago-23
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Enjoyed a saturday night dinner. Outdoor seating provides lovely views of the gardens and mountains. Food was priced on the higher end but of good quality. Enjoyed our visit there.

Thank Kara D
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I was looking for someplace different for my wife and I to celebrate my birthday and I thought about the Temecula wine region. Based on Trip Advisor reviews, I looked into the Ponte Winery restaurant. My wife is primarily vegetarian and tries to eat organic...More

Thank Jerry T
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Food is unique and good. Presentation is nice and the food is tasty. The setting is very relaxing. I would recommend going there if you want a natural relaxing setting for sure. You are sitting outdoor so beware of the heat in the summer. Spring,...More

Thank M H
Reviewed 5 weeks ago

Another visit to one of our Top 10 places to dine and wine. We are wine club members so we might be a bit prejudice but this is a fun local, great food (love the warm bread starter) and a family place for all.

Thank tarstmartin
Reviewed 10 October 2017 via mobile

Great location sitting surrounded by vineyards Food fab, service very friendly and very good Shame it's not open every eve as we would have been their every night!

Thank pg2262
Reviewed 2 October 2017

Ponte's atmosphere is clean and beautiful with outdoor seating. The food is high end and delish along with a wine flight. The flight includes 3 wines of choice from the menu. I ordered the Sand Dab entree, well cooked and full of flavor. This is...More

Thank Shannon K
Reviewed 30 September 2017

The Restaurant at Ponte has a casual vibe with a very nice outdoor eating area outside the tasting room. It has a nice view of the vineyards at the winery, and the food is very good. We have always had lunch there, so I cannot...More

Thank Dennis C
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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, View, Business meetings, Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining, Child-friendly, Groups
Open Hours
11:00 AM - 5:00 PM
11:00 AM - 4:00 PM
11:00 AM - 4:00 PM
11:00 AM - 4:00 PM
11:00 AM - 4:00 PM
11:00 AM - 8:00 PM
11:00 AM - 8:00 PM
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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