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Palumbo's Ristorante

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41925 5th St Ste 102, Temecula, CA 92590-2739
+1 951-699-7925
Tue - Sun 11:00 - 21:00
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Westerly, Rhode Island
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26 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 March 2016 via mobile

Good lunch menu. Soup and salad was great. Nice atmosphere with soft background music. Good area for outside seating. Limited beer selection/ not a micro brewery. Decent wine selection.

Thank brillfrogs1
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8 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 February 2016 via mobile

Made a reservation for an early-ish Saturday dinner with a friend - smart move. Both the Caesar and mixed salads were fresh and crunchy and had just the right amount of dressing. The eggplant parmesan (grilled, not fried!) was so savory I thought it must contain mushrooms, but our server Abraham said it doesn't. He was helpful about wine and... More 

Thank Jacqui P
Vancouver, Canada
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27 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 February 2016 via mobile

After a day of touring and wine tasting in the valley this was a pleasant location to have the an evening meal They have a varied menu and good choice of local wines. The service was very good. I would pleasantly pleased with the salad and the mains were good Italian fare.

Thank Arthur B
Corona, California
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164 reviews
99 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 72 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 February 2016

Place looks like an average Italian restaurant on the inside so initially someone may get the impression that that place is just OK. However, once you taste the food you'll realize why this place is so popular....the food is really good! We have been here twice and both times we have had great service and food. Hits the spot after... More 

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Calgary, Canada
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61 reviews
28 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 February 2016 via mobile

We had looked at reviews before choosing this restaurant for our dinner after a long drive. It was easy to drive to and find and did not need a reservation. We had the veal dish and shrimp bagel hair. The shrimp dish was absolutely amazing and would highly recommend it is you like fine pasta and shell fish.

1 Thank gammaof3
Redondo Beach, California
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65 reviews
35 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 31 January 2016

Food was great. Portion size was decent, not huge (but I don't need huge) Service was good. They take reservations. Very accommodating for our party of 6, they even provided separate checks for each of us.

Thank tinybubbles1212
Mission Viejo, California
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6 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 January 2016

My wife and I had seen the great reviews regarding Palumbo's so we decided to give it a go and we were very glad we did. From the friendly greeting to the hand and arm waving good-bye, it was a great experience. We started out with the fried calamari, which was good, but what made it great, and unusual for... More 

Thank miles1dean
Tucson, Arizona
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60 reviews
30 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 73 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 January 2016

Our party of 8 tried a variety of dishes, mostly pasta varieties ranging from straight meatballs with red sauce to linguine with clams. Every dish was tasty and well-prepared. Our server was pleasant and efficient. The atmosphere was excellent for our purposes -- a quick family reunion -- because the noise level was relatively low, the lighting was high enough... More 

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Lebanon, Pennsylvania
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13 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 January 2016

This was the perfect restaurant to follow a day of wine touring! Delicious food and friendly costumer service!

Thank L_J10315
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3 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 December 2015 via mobile

Our server was good and the food was decent, but it was nothing to get excited about. If you're in the mood for Italian food this place will suffice, but don't expect a meal that blows you away. The interior is nicely decorated, but not romantic ambiance.

Thank Avi R

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Italian, Gluten Free Options
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Outdoor Seating, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Special Occasion Dining, Romantic, Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 41925 5th St Ste 102, Temecula, CA 92590-2739
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Temecula
  • Phone Number: +1 951-699-7925

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?