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The Gambling Cowboy

42072 5th St Ste 303, Temecula, CA 92590-2728
+1 951-699-2895
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  • Excellent48%
  • Very good36%
  • Average6%
  • Poor6%
  • Terrible4%
Travellers talk about
“steak” (79 reviews)
“prime rib” (25 reviews)
“roasted corn” (12 reviews)
09:00 - 21:00All hours
American, Steakhouse, Bar, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
42072 5th St Ste 303, Temecula, CA 92590-2728
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We have several favorite restaurants in Temecula and this is,one of them. Whether we just want to,stop in,for an appetizer during happy hour or stay for dinner it is always a treat. This time we stayed for dinner and sat outside. We had the special...More

Thank McWett
Reviewed 1 week ago

Beef steak costs more money these days. The Gambling Cowboy serves some of the best available. The food was excellent quality and well prepared. Our server, Sarah, deserves special mention, too. She was prompt, efficient, friendly and very professional. She knew her menu well and...More

Thank sflambert
Reviewed 1 week ago

Walked in without reservations (for 4). The hostess was very pleasant, we were seated in the bar area without a wait. Steak was excellent.

Thank alicep5720
Reviewed 1 week ago

My wife and friends had lunch here a few days earlier and rave about it so we went back for breakfast. They have a really upscale patio where dogs (I have a little Yorkie) are permitted. The breakfast menu is somewhat limited and a bit...More

Thank pat.kight
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We happened upon tbis establishment while walking down Front Street and was not disappointed. My husband said their Patty Melt was the best he ever had! Lynette was a great waitress that was attentive and friendly.

Thank Kam H
Reviewed 5 weeks ago

Wasn't sure what to expect with the name and the pictures of what seemed like crazy non-matching décor, but was pleasantly surprised! Service was great and food was delicious - enjoyed our bacon wrapped scallops, steaks and bottle of wine. All in all made for...More

Thank MarieM619SD
Reviewed 20 August 2017 via mobile

A business colleague recommended this restaurant. We had a lovely visit last Friday evening. The live music was perfect. We sat in the lounge area the first night. The apps were fantastic. Bacon wrapped scallops and the cowgirls kisses were just what the doctor ordered....More

Thank Jim M
Reviewed 12 August 2017 via mobile

Don't be fooled by its low key appearance. This restaurant has some really tasty dishes on offer. I ordered the steak and it was cooked perfectly! It was my first time here and I had to try the cowgirl kisses (jalapeño poppers) and OMG they...More

Thank Anna P
Reviewed 31 July 2017 via mobile

The food was indeed quite good . Service was also good; not exceptional, just good. BUT (sic), it was indeed very overpriced. Not bang for the buck.

Thank M B
Reviewed 23 July 2017

Without an elevator it would have been a long climb to this saloon high up in what appears to be an old barn. Two of us ate lunch and it was a fun experience with friendly staff and filled to less than a quarter capacity....More

Thank 22club58
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8 February 2017|
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Response from LINDA J | Reviewed this property |
They Are kid friendly. So I would assume they have a kids menu. Call them to make sure! Food is great!!!
8 January 2017|
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Response from DBPAPA | Reviewed this property |
Yes, they are open for dinner.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
USD 30 - USD 30
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, Breakfast, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Television, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Private Dining
Dining Style
Casual Elegant
Good for
Business meetings, Kids, Child-friendly, Local cuisine, Bar Scene, Groups, Special Occasion Dining, Romantic
Open Hours
09:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 22:30
09:00 - 22:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 42072 5th St Ste 303, Temecula, CA 92590-2728
    (Front Street)
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Temecula
  • Phone Number: +1 951-699-2895
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