We noticed that you're using an unsupported browser. The TripAdvisor website may not display properly.
We support the following browsers:
Windows: Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome. Mac: Safari.
Want the lowest hotel prices? You're in the right place. We check 200+ sites for you.

Villa Creek Bar & Grill

Certificate of Excellence
££ - £££
Map
Satellite
Map updates are paused. Zoom in to see updated info.
Reset zoom
Updating Map...
Get directions
1144 Pine St, Paso Robles, CA 93446-2521 (12th and Pine)
+1 805-238-3000
Website
Today
16:00 - 21:00
Closed now
See all hours
Hours:
Sun - Thu 16:00 - 21:00
Fri - Sat 16:00 - 22:00
More Info
Add Photo Write a Review

253 Reviews from our TripAdvisor Community

Traveller rating
Traveller type
Time of year
Language
Showing 251: English reviews
Los Angeles, United States
Level Contributor
27 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

Most winery restaurants aren't great, but Villa Creek is a restaurant first, with their wine connection seconday. This is the right choice, and it helps that the wines are solid. The food was very good, with a small, curated menu that appealed to our entire party. The duck was fantastic, and the guest wine list is lovely. Worth a visit,... More 

Helpful?
Thank Jamison M
Carmel Valley, California
Level Contributor
59 reviews
40 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Went for dinner after a fun day of wine tasting. I ordered the filet mignon and my son ordered fried chicken. My son said the fried chicken was one of the best he ever had - it was not greasy and cooked perfectly. My steak was outstanding. Will definitely be back.

Helpful?
Thank Teri S
Bakersfield, California
Level Contributor
249 reviews
162 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 84 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 December 2016

This is fancy food. The fried chicken is nothing like grandma made. It's crisp on the outside and juicy on the inside, but it has an Asian influence and comes with a "Vietnamese salad" -- strips of carrot and cucumber with scallions. With a half breast and a thigh, the portion is adequate. We had the Brussels sprouts, which are... More 

Helpful?
Thank Bruce H
San Francisco, California
Level Contributor
28 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 November 2016

So, this was a bit of a disappointment. I was at this spot a few years ago when it was a different restaurant and had such a great experience then that I decided to try it this month when in Paso for a girls weekend. We started with the lavash with some very odd cheese with garlic and honey accompaniment.... More 

Helpful?
Thank Kimberly H
Vacaville, California
Level Contributor
231 reviews
131 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 57 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 November 2016

Hopped around the square in Paso Robles looking for some place to eat that didn't require reservations. This was a very good find. The food was excellent, as was the service (by Lynnette)

Helpful?
Thank Dick T
Carlsbad, California
Level Contributor
197 reviews
133 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 63 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 October 2016

good ambiance, good food, good service, good wine. I had a kale salad, my wife a goat cheese and cherries appetizer. We both had the skirt steak. I was "wined out" after all the tasting at a few vineyards, but my wife had a glass of very good wine. They could have served bread, but, like many other restaurants in... More 

Helpful?
Thank David B
San Bernardino, California
Level Contributor
78 reviews
57 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 October 2016 via mobile

New chef has been here a few months. Menu truly had a fall flavor. We skipped appetizers for desert. All of the appetizers sounded and looked wonderful (based on a neighboring table). If you bring a wine from Villa Creek there is no corkage. Otherwise corkage is $20. Skirt steak cooked exactly as ordered, tender and flavorful. Beans were cooked... More 

Helpful?
Thank Sandra L
Brea, California
Level Contributor
18 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 October 2016

I will confess I have not traditionally considered Paso Robles as having particularly pleasant outside weather or visual appeal, but this restaurant is helping change my mind. Since we traveled in later October, the weather was actually perfect, and the park was much more attractive than the majority of the downtown area. Our seats gave us a great view of... More 

Helpful?
1 Thank HomemVelho
Level Contributor
16 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 October 2016 via mobile

After walking around downtown Paso tying to get a table at several restaurants, my colleague and I ended up at VC. We weren't looking for American food but we ended up here because they were able to seat us immediately. It was a beautiful restaurant and our server was friendly. It was a bit awkward because she would say "I'm... More 

Helpful?
Thank Cynthia A
Orange, CA
Level Contributor
8 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 October 2016

Had a beautiful dinner of scallops. The menu is diverse and made deciding difficult since there wer several entrees that I would have liked. I will be back to try other options. I do recommend making a reservation

Helpful?
Thank mas251

Travellers who viewed Villa Creek Bar & Grill also viewed

Paso Robles, San Luis Obispo County
Paso Robles, San Luis Obispo County
 
Paso Robles, San Luis Obispo County
Paso Robles, San Luis Obispo County
 

Been to Villa Creek Bar & Grill? Share your experiences!

Write a Review Add Photos & Videos

Is This Your TripAdvisor Listing?

Own or manage this property? Claim your listing for free to respond to reviews, update your profile and much more.

Claim Your Listing
Improve this listing

Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$35 - US$80
Cuisine
American
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours, Drinks
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Outdoor Seating, Private Dining
Dining Style
Casual Elegant
Good for
Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining, Bar Scene, Romantic
Open Hours
Sunday
16:00 - 21:00
Monday
16:00 - 21:00
Tuesday
16:00 - 21:00
Wednesday
16:00 - 21:00
Thursday
16:00 - 21:00
Friday
16:00 - 22:00
Saturday
16:00 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1144 Pine St, Paso Robles, CA 93446-2521
    (12th and Pine)
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  San Luis Obispo County  >  Paso Robles
  • Phone Number: +1 805-238-3000
Description
Working with local farmers since 1998. Villa Creek's Chef Tom Fundaro prepares local, organically or sustainably farmed products in rustic preparations. A local and international compilation of wines and a premium bar selection complement the fresh inspiring cuisine. "It seems that practically everyone visiting Paso Robles wine country passes through Villa Creek. That's easy to understand, because this winemaker hangout serves up youthful energy, satisfying food and an exciting wine list with excellent prices." Wine Spectator.

Questions & Answers

Here's what previous visitors have asked, with answers from representatives of Villa Creek Bar & Grill and other visitors
1 question
Ask a question

See all questions (1)

Questions? Get answers from Villa Creek Bar & Grill staff and past visitors.
Posting guidelines
Typical questions asked:
  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?