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The Restaurant at Ponte

35053 Rancho California Rd, Temecula, CA 92591-4008
+1 951-252-1770
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  • Excellent63%
  • Very good25%
  • Average8%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible1%
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American, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
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35053 Rancho California Rd, Temecula, CA 92591-4008
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Great location sitting surrounded by vineyards Food fab, service very friendly and very good Shame it's not open every eve as we would have been their every night!

Thank pg2262
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Ponte's atmosphere is clean and beautiful with outdoor seating. The food is high end and delish along with a wine flight. The flight includes 3 wines of choice from the menu. I ordered the Sand Dab entree, well cooked and full of flavor. This is...More

Thank Shannon K
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The Restaurant at Ponte has a casual vibe with a very nice outdoor eating area outside the tasting room. It has a nice view of the vineyards at the winery, and the food is very good. We have always had lunch there, so I cannot...More

Thank Dennis C
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

This restaurant is at a winery. It is very popular at lunch so make reservations. The food is high class.

Thank U101QDmartink
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We had a delightful meal. The food was very good, but the service was slow. This did give us time to taste more wine/

Thank Carbs2014
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I have done a wine tasting at Ponte before but have never made it into the restaurant. I found the service to be very good. Upon seating us, the hostess gave us each a basket to keep our purses in so we wouldn't have to...More

1  Thank Katie J
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

I came here with a friend for lunch and was completely blown away by the quality of the food. We shared two starters- the tuna sashimi salad with sweet watermelon and cucumber, and the delicatessen platter with rich cheeses, beautiful meats and olives, and some...More

Thank Lakota75
Reviewed 5 weeks ago

Great wine and atmosphere with food that was somewhat disappointing and service that could have been a lot better.

Thank Julie P
Reviewed 5 weeks ago

First time visit. Although I'm not a favorite of outdoor dining, this was excellent. We visited on a day that was not exceptionally warm and found it to be fine. We chose the breast of chicken and it was delicious. I would consider taking out...More

Thank sacchc
Reviewed 7 September 2017

I love the restaurant at Ponte. I request to go there on Easter Sunday every year. The food is delicious! The surrounding view is so beautiful and relaxing. And, the gentleman who sings there on the weekends makes your dining experience complete!

Thank Rosa C
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20 December 2015|
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Response from nancy l | Reviewed this property |
yes contact Ponte and use your charge card and they will send it flat rate 2 or 3 days 951-694-8855
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Highchairs Available, Free Wifi, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Private Dining, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Wine and Beer, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Accepts Discover
Dining Style
Casual Dining
Good for
View, Business meetings, Local cuisine, Romantic, Special Occasion Dining, Groups
Open Hours
11:00 - 18:00
11:00 - 17:00
11:00 - 17:00
11:00 - 17:00
11:00 - 17:00
11:00 - 20:00
11:00 - 20:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 35053 Rancho California Rd, Temecula, CA 92591-4008
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Temecula
  • Phone Number: +1 951-252-1770
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The Restaurant at Ponte prepares wine country cuisine in a casual outdoor atmosphere. We are leading the way toward a community of wineries and restaurants dedicated to promoting local, sustainable farmers and ranchers. Our dishes feature top quality seasonal and regional ingredients prepared in our kitchen and enhanced when paired with our wines. The Restaurant is open daily, although hours do vary. The Restaurant at Ponte is open in inclement weather. Heaters and blankets are available in the winter, and misters and fans are used in the summer. Guests arriving By Limo or Private Bus: A separate limo reservation is required for the weekends. To submit a limo request, please see our website.
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