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Meritage at Callaway

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32729 Rancho California Road, Temecula, CA 92591
+1 951-587-8889
11:00 - 20:00
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Mon - Thu 11:00 - 16:00
Fri - Sun 11:00 - 20:00
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Carlsbad, CA
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394 reviews
296 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 103 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

The restaurant has a great view of the valley below and is just a few steps away from a fun wine tasting. we have been members since since 2001 and have enjoyed the restaurant before or after wine tasting. I had the Ahi Stack today and it was excellent. Good choice of crispy taco type chipe to go with it.... More 

Thank John R
La Jolla, California
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43 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 42 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I love this restaurant! The views out over the vineyards and the mountains are beautiful, the menu is varied and interesting, the food is beautifully presented and delicious, the wines are terrific, and the service is professional and warm. Making a reservation is complicated by the process of reserving on the website and then waiting for a callback or message... More 

Thank JuliaLaJolla
Bottineau, North Dakota
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6 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 weeks ago

We ate here on my husbands birthday and love getting a few tapas and sharing them. First off - we sat at the bottom most level against a large window that looked out onto rows and rows of vines - gorgeous! We ordered the calamari, duck tacos, and quail knots. The calamari was delicious - but didn't really stand out... More 

Thank Rachel T
Scottsdale, Arizona
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5 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 October 2016

We needed a quick bite before heading to a winery. We had an hour to find a restaurant, order, eat and pay. Meritage was fantastic with nice portions, good prices and great flavors. They were happy to accommodate a last-minute group of three, and worked around our schedule. Don was our server and had fun with us, while helping us... More 

Thank Kim R
San Francisco, California
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208 reviews
119 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 71 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 September 2016

Had a delightful lunch on a Thursday afternoon (2pm) in September. Came here with a friend who was a wine club member at Callaway - wine club members get 10% discount when dining at Meritage. Lovely restaurant with panoramic views over the vineyards. Primarily open for lunch until 4pm Mondays to thru Thursdays, and until 8pm on Fri-Sun. Nice menu.... More 

Thank SFDutchman
Phoenix, Arizona
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28 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 June 2016

We ordered several "flights" to try a dozen of their wines and found a very nice Cabernet Rose (!). We ordered only their Tapas, but a lot of them and they were really nice. We recommend this place. It is not the most coziest or romantic but still very worth it.

Thank edenliving
2 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 June 2016

Restaurant views are amazing, daily specials are great and you have to try the corn on the cob if in season

Thank David Alex W
Carlsbad, California
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74 reviews
39 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 May 2016

It starts off good, with a nice view and a cool room with barrel storage in the background. One look at the menu tells you they are VERY proud of their food. So I ordered the $25 pork belly BLT with avocado. Service was slow and poor. Finally got this sandwich and the pork belly was so overcooked I had... More 

1 Thank Karen W
Temecula, California
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13 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 April 2016 via mobile

This place should absolutely be a top 10-- I am not a fan of callaways wine but I remain a member just to get the discount for Meritage. This is always our go to place and the hanger steak is to die for!! Oh and the scenery is stunning

Thank Megan Z
Chicago, Illinois
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469 reviews
307 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 133 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 April 2016 via mobile

Not much else to say -fantastic experience. The Grenache wine and pesto mozzarella sandwich were my favorite. Server very friendly and attentive.

Thank Love2Travel26x2

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$ 7 - US$ 35
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Parking Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Wine and Beer, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Digital Payments, Accepts Discover, Takeout, Highchairs Available
Good for
Open Hours
11:00 - 20:00
11:00 - 16:00
11:00 - 16:00
11:00 - 16:00
11:00 - 16:00
11:00 - 20:00
11:00 - 20:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 32729 Rancho California Road, Temecula, CA 92591
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Temecula
  • Phone Number: +1 951-587-8889
Sitting high atop Temecula's breathtaking wine country, Meritage at Callaway offers guests incredible panoramic views of the rolling hills and vineyards. At one of the most relaxing, tranquil and truly unique Temecula winery restaurants guests can enjoy a delightful array of fresh, farm-to-table, made from scratch meals. The menu, which is paired with Callaway's award-winning wines, changes seasonally. Executive Chef, Josh Diamond believes in serving his guests only the freshest, most delectable meals. Chef's cooking philosophy stems from his passion for quality food, creating in the kitchen and farming. This is apparent not only in his dishes but also in the fact that he maintains an onsite greenhouse and garden for Meritage. Many of the ingredients used by the restaurant come from the greenhouse and garden when available, otherwise Chef sources and supports seasonal, sustainable food from local farmers. Come in and taste the difference!

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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?