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Cafe Champagne

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American, Wine Bar
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32575 Rancho California Rd, Thornton Winery -- I-15, Temecula, CA 92591-4935 (Butterfield Sage)
+1 909-699-0088
11:00 - 20:00
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Sun - Thu 11:00 - 20:00
Fri - Sat 11:00 - 21:00
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6 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 December 2014 via mobile

Rude and surly staff. Made reservations online via their website for Christmas day lunch. Arrived on time only to be turned away citing online reservations were not valid! We has biked there from our downtown hotel. The staff made no effort to help us find other places to go on christmas day...it was devastating!

1 Thank laura h
London, United Kingdom
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50 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 42 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 November 2014

With a vineyard backdrop and a fountain in the background, this makes for a nice place to stop for brunch. The quality of the food is good, the portion sizes are reasonable, and the staff were friendly - ok it's not the cheapest, but we stopped for a birthday brunch and it's a nice memory to take away from Temecula.

Thank GemH_Lon-UK
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200 reviews
132 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 75 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 October 2014

Stopped for lunch on a Friday afternoon. Really beautiful setting in the courtyard. Wait staff decked out, prompt service. Then the menu. Really expensive bar food. $20 for a hamburger. Lots of stuff on the burger, but it was a dry as a chicken breast. Fries were interesting and pretty good. Wife had a Rueben and Onion rings, same price.... More 

Thank TSExpert
Franklinville, New Jersey
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12 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 September 2014

This isn't a full review because we only had an appetizer, but it was one of the best baked brie we have ever had! Drizzled with honey & nuts, it was most interesting & very delicious.

Thank Jed5524
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33 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 September 2014

I stopped at the Thornton Winery on a Sunday for lunch, and found that they have a special Brunch menu on Sundays. While I have eaten here of several prior visits, I had never stopped on a Sunday. I was disappointed since I couldn't get their macaroni and cheese with bacon (which is to die for!). However, I have absolutely... More 

1 Thank pat04299
Arcadia, California
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171 reviews
136 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 58 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 June 2014 via mobile

Made reservations 2 weeks in advanced and were seated outside in the hot sun eaten alive by flies!! Sad since I had my 85 year old parents. I asked to be moved inside and they said no . Food was terrible! The frittata was burned with 2 small pieces of steak! Hamburgers were dry. Manager did nothing for us. I... More 

Thank Traveler29105
Arvada, Colorado
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4 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 June 2014

We chose to celebrate my mother's 75th birthday at cafe champagne. After talking and e-mailing with two people, we were supposed to get a private winery tour and a champagne tasting. I was told to eat inside as it is fancier. When we arrived, they knew it was a birthday celebration, gave my mother a free glass if champagne, but... More 

1 Thank Tia M
Las Vegas, Nevada
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26 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 May 2014

We had been told to eat at this restaurant by many people so we gave it a shot. It's in the Thornton Winery and the signs along the road boasts it has the best burgers in town. Okay, so we didn't try the burgers but the Salad I had was excellent and the Strip Sandwich my husband had was delicious.... More 

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95 reviews
56 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 46 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 May 2014

This was one of the first restaurants we tried after we relocated here from the NE. We love the menu and tapas are always delicious. I usually only drink their champagne because it is so delicious but they have other wines that are also good. We use to attend the Jazz shows with lunch back in the 90's but now... More 

Thank cmincalif
Temecula, California
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404 reviews
226 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 98 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 January 2014 via mobile

The food & the view is exceptional, however as a 27 year Temecula resident we do not dine here often... Too pricey for what the restaurant offers.

Thank Bev B

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$ 10 - US$ 21
American, Wine Bar
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Serves Alcohol
Dining Style
Casual Elegant
Good for
Romantic, Special Occasion Dining, View, Business meetings
Open Hours
11:00 - 20:00
11:00 - 20:00
11:00 - 20:00
11:00 - 20:00
11:00 - 20:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 32575 Rancho California Rd, Thornton Winery -- I-15, Temecula, CA 92591-4935
    (Butterfield Sage)
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Temecula
  • Phone Number: +1 909-699-0088

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