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Vail Ranch Steakhouse

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27600 Jefferson Ave, Temecula, CA 92590-2623 (Overland Drive)
+1 951-694-1475
16:00 - 21:00
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Sun - Thu 16:00 - 21:00
Fri - Sat 16:00 - 22:00
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Pattaya, Thailand
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51 reviews
28 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Great food but a bit pricey. I do believe Vail Ranch is now closed. Not sure if they moved or just closed but it was a good steak house

Thank Steven K
Murrieta, California
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308 reviews
225 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 66 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 October 2016 via mobile

Sadly, Vail Ranch Steakhouse is closing their doors 10/22 forever. This was by far the best place around for great steaks with an awesome staff. : (

Thank JAE2512
Apple Valley, California
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35 reviews
30 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 September 2016 via mobile

My husband took me here for my birthday and surprised me with having my parents show up. The food was not very good. My medium rare filet mignon was like warm, veggies were over cooked but the service was good. The hint should have been the 2 "open" signs in the window and the outdated decor.

Thank Gates101
Barrie, Canada
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56 reviews
35 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 September 2016

Nothing special. Average steak house meal for above average prices. Nice atmosphere, except piano guy who gets on your nerves after a while.

Thank s d
Los Angeles, California
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145 reviews
84 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 30 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 July 2016

If you like aged beef, this is the place, but on the very pricey side. Large dining area with a good selection on the menu. Nice atmosphere with live piano. $$$$$

Thank Richard S
2 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 July 2016

Good traditional Thanksgiving dinner with all the trimmings. Nice ambience and service. Medium priced. Great restaurant.

Thank Cindy B
Temecula, California
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4 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 June 2016 via mobile

Well well. Updated review. This place is definitely struggling with service. The bartender is absolutely horrible now. Happy hour is 4-7 but good luck getting a drink in 30 mins or less even though there only 6 people at the bar. The bartender is to worried about cashing out tables then to take car of the core service. Now to... More 

Thank Broseph71
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181 reviews
143 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 50 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 June 2016 via mobile

As we live in PA, it is a regular for us in that we take the kids (adults actually) here when we are here visiting them. Great steaks, reasonable pricing, Wonderfull lamb and nice Caesar salad. We will return on our next trip out here.

Thank NLtravels
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28 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 May 2016

Warm welcoming feeling as you enter inside, piano bar, great piano player. Service was great. I love Lobster Bisque so of course I had to order it. This was not very good, could not taste the lobster or cognac, more of a tomato base and the couple of pieces of lobster were mushy. We also ordered the Lollypop Lamb chops... More 

Thank Lainie99
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71 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 28 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 May 2016 via mobile

Came in early on a Saturday evening it was not very busy. They have happy hour 7 Days in the bar which is nice. Kelly Queens cut prime rib which is a very nice size very good sides. It's a little bit pricey but not ridiculous and you will have leftovers to take home. The prime rib is well seasoned.

Thank Jonathan S

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$30 - US$30
American, Steakhouse
Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Takeout, Private Dining, Television, Wheelchair Accessible
Dining Style
Casual Elegant
Good for
Special Occasion Dining, Business meetings, Groups, Bar Scene, Child-friendly
Open Hours
16:00 - 21:00
16:00 - 21:00
16:00 - 21:00
16:00 - 21:00
16:00 - 21:00
16:00 - 22:00
16:00 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 27600 Jefferson Ave, Temecula, CA 92590-2623
    (Overland Drive)
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Temecula
  • Phone Number: +1 951-694-1475
Here, we're in the business of Steak. Real Steak. Not the cookie cutter, run of the mill stuff. Our steak is our passion, and the only reason we're here is to show you what you've been missing out on.

We've built our own dry-aging facility to completely control the outcome of our steaks. Everything here has been meticulously tweaked and tinkered to bring out the best in the meat. Only when it's reached it's peak flavor potential do we prep our cuts for cooking. Our expert chefs work the fire and the forks to ensure that perfect cook.

Then it gets to your table. When that fork first pierces the meat, and that knife slices through in that first cut, your eyes get to feast first at that juicy pink center. Then, it's just bite after bite, letting that perfect cook release the flavor of perhaps the best steak you've ever had. At least, we'd like to think so.

We're just a call or a drive away.

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