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French Valley Cafe

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37600 Sky Canyon Dr, Murrieta, CA 92563
+1 951-600-7396
08:00 - 21:00
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Sun 08:00 - 16:00
Mon - Thu 08:00 - 21:00
Fri - Sat 08:00 - 22:00
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Temecula, California
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315 reviews
215 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 108 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 May 2016

My wife & enjoyed a late breakfast midday, midweek here while a couple of WWII planes were on exhibit a few weeks back. We liked it well enough to suggest a late lunch with our daughter's family on Mother's Day. They arrived around 1:30 to find about an hour's wait. They found a nearby facility with a lesser wait. Too... More 

1 Thank Les J
Darci52, Owner at French Valley Cafe, responded to this review

Les, sorry you were not able to enjoy the cafe on Mother's day. We do take reservations, for future reference. Thank you for the kind words. More 

Murrieta, California
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420 reviews
265 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 179 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 May 2016 via mobile

We are lunch there after a special event. The restaurant was fairly busy, but there were at least 4 waitresses working. They were very pleasant. Our drinks were served promptly. The sandwiches were tasty. The restaurant was clean. It was fun watching the planes. We'll be back.

Thank Lepha
Menifee, California
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4 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 March 2016

Love this Place... Great to sit and watch Planes Take off And Land..... For those of us that Love this its a "Beautiful "Place you can sit inside or out ! There is also a Museum down the road Very Cool !

1 Thank airports2016
Palm Springs, California
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6 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 February 2016

Flew in with a friend for a quick lunch. This was our first time landing at this airport, and we weren't sure what to expect, as small airport dining can be a bit uncertain. Wow! This place could be our new favorite. Great menu, fast friendly service, reasonable prices. What more could you as for.

1 Thank Dave T
Winchester, California
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5 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 February 2016

This was my first visit. The waitress was very prompt to my table. Great attitude and smile. The order was exactly as ordered. The make their own bleu cheese dressing for the salad which was superb. The burger was outstanding and half went home for lunch the next day. I will be frequenting this establishment as we are new to... More 

1 Thank ray k
Stockton, California
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4 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 September 2015

French Valley Cafe was recommended by a friend for the good food, aviation themes throughout the restaurant and the outside airport activity. I was not disappointed. There is an outside dining area as well, but as it was extremely warm on the day we visited, so we elected to dine indoors. The food was excellent, and the airport activity kept... More 

1 Thank Jeff P
Murrieta, California
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74 reviews
47 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 August 2015

The experience could've been great but the service was slow and the food was less than satisfactory. The location has potential to be a really great place unfortunately Management doesn't step up to the plate and make it happen.

Thank Gullliver123
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51 reviews
31 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 25 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 April 2015 via mobile

If you have an hour to kill waiting for your food, go for it. This is the 3rd time I have been here and the service it is way too slow. The only thing this place has going for it is the fact it's in the airport. The food is average and the service is glacial.

1 Thank Kevin2001969
Murrieta California
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28 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 February 2015

I've had lunch at the French Valley Cafe quite a number of times and have never been disappointed. On weekend, it sometimes gets real busy and the wait for the food can become excessive. The food is quite good and every special request is accommodated with a smile.

1 Thank JWMattman
1 review
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 July 2014

This was one of my worst experience with service and food. Waitress was very bad, got our order wrong, and the food had no taste. I had told them It was my first time there, I wanted to visit and experience it. It was a waste of 40 minutes, and $25. I will always pass on my experience to anyone... More 

1 Thank shawn8412 .

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    3 of 5 bubbles
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
USD 7 - USD 15
American, Cafe
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Waitstaff
Good for
Open Hours
08:00 - 16:00
08:00 - 21:00
08:00 - 21:00
08:00 - 21:00
08:00 - 21:00
08:00 - 22:00
08:00 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 37600 Sky Canyon Dr, Murrieta, CA 92563
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Murrieta
  • Phone Number: +1 951-600-7396
Located at the French Valley Airport

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