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Public House

Certificate of Excellence
££ - £££
American, Bar, Pub, Gastropub
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41971 Main St, Temecula, CA 92590
+1 951-676-7305
11:00 - 22:00
Closed now
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Sun - Thu 11:00 - 22:00
Fri - Sat 11:00 - 00:00
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Orange, California
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134 reviews
93 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 46 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

The Public House is a wonderful place to relax, enjoy great service and food, and to try new items on the menu. We took our friends who are new to the Temecula scene. We impressed them with the Public House. We all enjoyed wonderful dinners, service, entertainment, and desserts. We always leave here feeling completely satisfied! The girls especially enjoyed... More 

Thank 25yrstime2travel
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

What a great gastro pub! Every time we drive by Temecula we have to stop here. This time I had the pasta and my wife had the poutine, both with the kitchen's personal touch and spin - delicious. Beers are also 16oz with great draft selections - I recommend the Mother Earth blonde. Very friendly staff and we had our... More 

Thank A TripAdvisor Member
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82 reviews
44 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We came here and had a great lunch. Our daughter is vegetarian and she was well cateted for. The food was terrific and so was the atmosphere. Lovely staff too. Highly recommend it.

Thank Andy B
Crestline, California
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28 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 January 2017

This was a birthday dinner for myself on a Saturday evening. Luckily we found parking (as this can be a problem) because we arrived at 4:30. The waitress was prompt in taking our drink and appetizer order but it ended after that. We searched for our waitress and had a hard time finding her. After waiting 45 minutes to place... More 

1 Thank Kathy H
Tucson, Arizona
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82 reviews
55 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 January 2017 via mobile

Four friends had dinner here. We had two spare rib plates, a curry shrimp dish in something like grits, and a steak salad. Everyone was happy and prices were moderate. We didn't drink as we were doing tastings all day but the food bill was around $100, I'd guess figure $35 a person with wine. Food quality was great, service... More 

1 Thank Bob A
Fallbrook, California
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35 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 January 2017

Dined during the week between Christmas and New Years. The restaurant was packed. The hostess seemed a little overwhelmed and not trained. Sat my party without any silverware or menus. When we finally did get service it was brought to our attention that the wait staff was not sure whether or not we were there to dine. After the rocky... More 

Thank DCCR336
Temecula, California
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5 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 January 2017 via mobile

We have never had a bad meal at the Public House. My husband and I love that the menu is always changing with the seasons, but that they always keep their Reuben because it's simply the best we've had.

Thank HPleger
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13 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 January 2017 via mobile

Fav place in Temecula proper. After several visits, have decided this is about as good as it gets. Bone marrow, mac & cheese extraordinaire, a great burger (with horseradish), + a changing seasonal menu. Just sayin.

Thank Richard D
Edmonton, Canada
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14 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 December 2016 via mobile

We went to the Public House for Dinner one evening and we're happy we did. The atmosphere out on the patio is awesome and the Server did an exceptional job. She spoke to us by our first names and made sure we always had what we needed. The food was delicious! Public House is a must visit for Temecula Old... More 

Thank cruellaoilfield
Phoenix, Arizona, United States
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11 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 December 2016 via mobile

Let be the Kobe burger and rueben sandwich! Great outdoor area with fire elements. Second visit and we will be back.

Thank Adrienne G

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$10 - US$40
American, Bar, Pub, Gastropub
Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, After-hours, Drinks
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Takeout, Reservations
Good for
Special Occasion Dining, Local cuisine, Romantic, Groups, Bar Scene, Child-friendly
Open Hours
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 00:00
11:00 - 00:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 41971 Main St, Temecula, CA 92590
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Temecula
  • Phone Number: +1 951-676-7305
PUBlic House roosts in the heart of Old Town Temecula among rustic, nostalgic buildings. Since 2009, we have served the finest fare in a truly unique restored home from the 1950s. PUBlic House is discreet at first glance. As you walk up to our hosts you only just hear the life music and busy, joyful activity tucked out back awaiting you. This aspect of PUBlic House always makes dining an intimate rendezvous. Whether you are having a sweet heart-to-heart in the patio garden or catching up with friends on the balcony, PUBlic House romances with charm.

Our customers describe PUBlic House as "Chill" and "Funky Cool". It's true, Fridays through Sundays you will rock the rhythm of live music 'til the wee hours. Staff say Sundays are especially relaxing due to the clientele vibe and live acoustic music. Throughout the year, PUBlic House's patio garden remains relaxing with the hum of friends and family dining on fine food and drink that uncommonly delight them. You enjoy dining in many different seasons. So, in steamy summers the balcony and patio garden sparkle with mist. In winters we get it toasty with outdoor heaters and warm, rich menu items. Welcome to the family!

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