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“Now that's great food!”
Review of Gastrognome

Gastrognome
Ranked #1 of 42 Restaurants in Idyllwild
Certificate of Excellence
Price range: US$10 - US$40
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Good for: Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining, Romantic, Business meetings
Dining options: Dinner, Lunch, Breakfast, After-hours, Reservations
Reviewed 27 June 2014

We had lunch and we both ordered the southwest chicken soup, and I ordered the vegetable grilled sandwich and side of fruit with a glass of house chardonnay and my husband ordered the goat cheese salad and a specialty dark beer. They also brought out fresh hot bread to go with our soup. There was a lot of food and everything was excellent including the service. We ate outside and the ambiance was great. Very good value. We asked the locals and they all recommended Gastrognome as the best restaurant in town and we agree!

Thank Heather S
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Reviewed 17 June 2014

This great little spot was one of two highlights of our trip to Idyllwild. We had a nice 2 hour walk along the scenic Ernie Maxwell trail and then came here for lunch. We sat on the patio in the shade and enjoyed watching the 3 dogs who were also there with their owners. Our waitress was attentive but non-obtrusive, and although we were not demanding, she catered to those who were! We shared a very tasty fresh turkey BLT, as we are Canadians in our mid-sixties, and American portions tend to be large. This was true here, too, but not obscenely so. We would definitely go back for other meals if we were ever in this area again. It was the nicest meal we had out during our trip to California.

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Thank VancouverCyd
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Reviewed 16 June 2014

This is a great place to eat in town. A little pricey depending on what you order but the wait staff is very friendly and the food is delicious! Definitely a good place to eat if you want a good, solid meal besides just burger, fries, salads, etc.

Thank thekansasgirl1
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Reviewed 13 June 2014

Our first visit to Idyllwild. We got recommendations from friends who live there to try it. We stopped for lunch on the patio after a hike. We had salad and a vegetable sandwich both fresh and tasty. The staff was courteous and service excellent. Patio is dog friendly and there a friendly house cat that may pay a visit.

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1  Thank Roland and Terr... S
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Reviewed 8 June 2014

the next day. We sat outside for lunch and had a window seat for the evening meal. Service was wonderful and the food was excellent. It was a little pricey but no more than any top tier restaurant. The atmosphere is great. I would put it right in the same category as Black Angus or the Outback. Quality. Call for reservations on the weekend.

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1  Thank Ed C
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