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Pinnacle Restaurant - Falkner Winery

40620 Calle Contento, Temecula, CA 92591-5041
+1 951-676-8231
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  • Excellent61%
  • Very good24%
  • Average9%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“lunch” (66 reviews)
“mushroom soup” (5 reviews)
“seared tuna” (2 reviews)
Open Now
11:30 am - 3:30 pm Hours
American, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
40620 Calle Contento, Temecula, CA 92591-5041
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Reviewed 4 days ago

What views! There were five of us for lunch this past Saturday. Our server was great, attentive but not annoying. Nice menu with suggested wine pairings. We opted for the Sangria (two carafes at $24 each). The guys had beers (believe they were drafts) but...More

Thank Empress5150
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

After reviewing the menu and other reviews we were looking forward to a lovely lunch. Unfortunately our expectations were far from met. While the restaurant is perched atop a hill with somewhat nice views, the ambience in the restaurant itself is meh. It seems like...More

Thank lajansen
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

After visiting the winery we came here for lunch and the food was quite good; herb crusted scallops and the cheese plate. The hillside view is lovely, although there is not a lot to see, but that is part of the charm. Service was a...More

Thank Kenneth W
Reviewed 14 April 2018 via mobile

This is a lovely dining room with a panoramic view over the valley. We had the seared tuna with cucumber, which was perfectly combined with Asian dressing and sesame seeds. It was a generous appetizer portion. The burger was excellent, juicy and moist with arugula...More

Thank rountreec
Reviewed 24 March 2018

Our wait person was lovely. She made us laugh throughout lunch. The food? It was great too. I had a seared tuna crunchy salad which I loved. This is a beautiful room with a beautiful view, upscale food and delightful staff.

Thank Kathy C
Reviewed 19 March 2018 via mobile

This is a very pleasant dining great room with a varied menu. The food is well cooked and beautifully presented, with efficient and friendly service. Needless to say the Falkner wines are all available by the glass, and the menu suggests an accompaniment for each...More

Thank Ian14_11
Reviewed 12 March 2018

We had a very nice leisurely lunch at the Pinnacel Restaurant. Views are very nice. Service was very good. We enjoyed wine with lunch. For lunch, we shared fries with their difference sauces as the appetizer. We then both had a salad - my husband...More

Thank mini
Reviewed 12 March 2018 via mobile

At 11 am I made a lunch reservation for 2 pm on Open Table. It was showing availability every 15 minutes until 2:45. Shortly after making the reservation I got a phone call from the restaurant asking if we could come earlier because “we’re closing...More

Thank Diane W
Reviewed 3 March 2018

After a tasting at Falkner Winery we checked the menu for the Pinnacle and decided to return the next day for lunch on our last day in Temecula. We were extremely please with all of our selections. My husband started with the Crispy Brussel Sprouts...More

Thank Cathy A
Reviewed 3 March 2018

We were on a winery tours. We stopped at the Falkner Winery for lunch. Wow! What a food!! She had the Chicken Breast with Pasta, and I had the Angus Beef with French Fries...great food! The salads were fantastic...with bread and olive oil! I will...More

Thank Karen R
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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
USD 30 - USD 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, Accepts Credit Cards
Dining Style
Casual Dining
Good for
Special Occasion Dining, Business meetings, Local cuisine, Groups, Romantic, View, Child-friendly
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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