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Pinnacle Restaurant - Falkner Winery

40620 Calle Contento, Temecula, CA 92591-5041
+1 951-676-8231
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  • Excellent62%
  • Very good23%
  • Average10%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible1%
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40620 Calle Contento, Temecula, CA 92591-5041
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Reviewed 11 April 2017

Ambiance outdated, very few patrons, but took 45 min. to get food which was some of the worst we've ever had. We told our server this & they took the wine off the bill (which was good) but did nothing about the food. The experience...More

2  Thank Peak-A-view
Reviewed 5 April 2017

Great service and really knowledgeable wine staff...I was really surprised the food was exceptional!

Thank Tamara D
Reviewed 30 March 2017

Part of the Falkner Winery, this restaurant is vary pleasant with a light, open room and a nice view of vineyards nearby. Itilian style food properly prepared and beautifully served. Located at the top of a hill it is well worth a visit.

Thank pixer1
Reviewed 7 March 2017

Search this place out. It was only through word of mouth we found it and are we glad. The view of the vineyards is impressive, even though the weather didn't allow us to sit outdoors. Indoors is comfortable and well situated for good views. Our...More

1  Thank Lyndy468
Reviewed 18 February 2017 via mobile

Valentines Day lunch that went bad, so sad. Sirloin steak that couldn't be cut, mushy rice, foamy cake; not good, very unusual. Service (Rita) was excellent. This place is usually good, but don't go with the "specials".

Thank Richard D
Reviewed 18 February 2017

We were here with a wine tour from Little bus tours, and this was the lunch they offered us. The place is so nice, and the food is fantastic. I got the Ahi crunchy salad it was the best ever.. My friend got a wild...More

Thank lateesha101
Reviewed 17 February 2017

We get to Temecula every 2 months to pick up wine shipments from various wineries where we are members. We have tried other winery restaurants but now eat exclusively at Pinnacle. The food is awesome and the staff treat you like family and know you...More

Thank SailingJon
Reviewed 14 February 2017

Try the Pinnacle Restaurant at Falkner Winery. Beautiful panoramic views and great food. Their Lobster Mac & Cheese is a must to try!!

1  Thank Marsha A
Reviewed 31 January 2017

We usually eat at the outdoor winery restaurants when we visit Temecula, but this day was cool and windy, so we opted for an inside meal here. The view of the valley is amazing, and the food and service equaled the view. I had the...More

Thank Groovingranny
Reviewed 21 January 2017

I had heard from a few people good things about this restaurant-- so I wanted to check it out myself... Unfortunately it was one of those that left quite a bit to be desired.. It wasn't bad or horrible by any means- but looking back...More

Thank WanderfulJess
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25 September 2015|
Response from smsdes | Reviewed this property |
Not sure if they do a special dinner on Thanksgiving, but you can check their website , or call them at the Pinnacle. they are very nice.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$ 30 - US$ 50
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Free Off-Street Parking, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Accepts Discover, Highchairs Available, Free Wifi, Accepts Credit Cards
Dining Style
Casual Dining
Good for
Groups, Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining, Romantic, Child-friendly, Business meetings, View
Open Hours
11:30 AM - 3:30 PM
11:30 AM - 3:30 PM
11:30 AM - 3:30 PM
11:30 AM - 3:30 PM
11:30 AM - 3:30 PM
11:30 AM - 3:30 PM
11:30 AM - 3:30 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 40620 Calle Contento, Temecula, CA 92591-5041
    (Rancho California Road)
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Temecula
  • Phone Number: +1 951-676-8231
  • E-mail
Located in beautiful Temecula Wine Country, The Pinnacle Restaurant at Falkner Winery offers breathtaking panoramic views from its hilltop setting. Dine either indoors in their glass enclosed dining room or outside on their open-air balcony overlooking the vineyard. Experience the great American-Mediterranean Style cuisine prepared by Executive Chef Gianni Ciciliot and the high quality, award winning Falkner wines. Special dishes prepared daily. Open daily for lunch 11:30am to 3:00 p.m.
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