Bring your furry friend to Bluewater Boathouse Seafood Grill in Coronado and sit out on the deck over the water with the sea breezes, delicious seafood and inviting ambience.The Bluewater Boathouse Seafood Grill is new to San Diego County, but it is not new to Orange County, Phoenix, Arizona, Catalina Island or Temecula in the… Read more »
Posts Categorized: Temecula
Ponte Family Estate Winery & Ponte Vineyard Inn 35053 Rancho California Rd., Temecula (951-694-8855) [Pontewinery.com] Open daily 10 a.m.– 5 p.m. Wine tastings week days $15 Weekends $20 for six wines and a souvenir glass The impressive Ponte Family Estate Winery with its award winning outdoor vineyard view restaurant and top 10 ranked Ponte Vineyard… Read more »
A visit to the Temecula Wine Country isn’t complete without a stop at Up Your Alley, located just off the 15 in Old Town. With 2000 square feet of shopping bliss, almost every customer that enters the store declares it “my favorite boutique EVER.” Formerly of La Jolla Carlsbad and Del Mar, Up Your Alley’s… Read more »
The Restaurant at Ponte, at Ponte Family Estate Winery 35053 Rancho California Rd., Temecula (951-252-1770) [Pontewinery.com]. Open daily. For lunch and dinner ($15–$34) Mon.–Thurs. 11 a.m.–4 p.m., Fri. and Sat. 11 a.m.–8 p.m. and Sun 11 a.m.–6 p.m. Ranked as one of top 50 outdoor restaurants in the U.S. says a lot. With live music… Read more »
Ponte Vineyard Inn, at Ponte Family Estate Winery 35001 Rancho California Rd., Temecula (951-587-6688) [pontevineyardinn.com]. Good seasonal packages with rates varying with the season. Also featuring their impressive underground Cellar Lounge. Staying overnight in the romantic Temecula Valley wine country just got a whole lot better with the opening of this new 4-diamond inn in… Read more »
The Keyways Vineyard & Winery is located at the enchanting confluence of horse country and Wine Country, in the beautiful Temecula Valley. Keyways’ charming ambiance and early California style are warm and inviting. Keyways has the unique distinction of being the only woman owned and managed winery in Southern California. Using a woman’s natural instinct… Read more »
The romantic Inn at Churon is ideally located in the heart of the Temecula wine country. This beautiful French chateau-inspired bed & breakfast inn and winery is, without a doubt, the a perfect romantic getaway. And The Inn at Churon is less than an hour away from downtown San Diego and only 23 miles north… Read more »
You’ll definitely be happy with this discovery. A memorable gourmet meal is the apple pancakes, which are baked instead of cooked in a skillet. Other winners include blueberry pancakes, pecan pancakes, fresh potato pancakes, sourdough flapjacks, banana pancakes and Hawaiian pancakes. They also feature crepes, waffles and omelettes made with farm-fresh grade AA eggs.
Be sure to visit this winery with its medieval flavor and artistic courtyard fountain. The cost for a regular tasting is ($5), which includes five different tastes and a 12-oz. souvenir wineglass. They also offer a premium tasting ($10) of five tastings and a souvenir 19-oz. wineglass.
Callaway has a spacious visitor center and beautiful gift shop, which is open daily 10:30 a.m.-5 p.m. The winery offers complimentary informative tours weekends on the hour beginning at 11 a.m., with the last tour at 4 p.m., and during the week at 11 a.m., 1 p.m. and 3 p.m. Wine tasting ends at 4:45 p.m.
Wow! Wine tasting at Callaway Vineyards just got a lot more fun. With the addition of their Meritage Restaurant, wine tasters and diners alike can now enjoy a host of delicious lite and appetizing entrées in a terraced outdoor setting overlooking the vineyards. Their 18-item menu showcases one incredible entrée after another. Worth raving about… Read more »
This is the downstairs restaurant and bar at Bailey’s Fine Dining restaurant. And they serve practically all of the same entrées at slightly lower prices, with only a few exceptions. The real difference between the two restaurants is the atmosphere. Upstairs is where diners come to enjoy fine dine in a formal atmosphere. Downstairs is… Read more »
One of the original wineries, established 1969, it is up a little hill, hidden from the road. This inviting winery is open for tastings daily. They produce over 14,000 cases of wine annually and distribute to store and fine restaurants in Southern California. They also have a full-service gourmet deli, gift shop, patio and shady… Read more »
At The Melting Pot, fondue truly becomes a memorable four-course dining experience where patrons can dip into something different – and discover all the ingredients for a unique dining experience including a relaxed atmosphere, private tables, attentive service, fine wines and signature fondue dinners. Open Mon.-Thurs. 5 p.m.-10 p.m., Fri. 4 p.m.-11 p.m., Sat. 3… Read more »
This winery is literally family run, with four brothers working together to grow, produce and distribute their “Big Red” wines. Their selection of handcrafted wines includes over 15 different varietals like Tempranillo, Pinot Noir, Cabernet Sauvignon, White Port and Amour de l’Orange, which is a sparkling white wine with a touch of orange. Tastings are… Read more »
Expect to be greeted with a warm, friendly smile by Francesca, the owner’s wife, or one of the attentive wait staff. You’ll then be escorted to the best table or booth in the house. White linens and flickering candlelight adorn the tables and their attentive servers will pamper you with first-class service. The bruscetta is… Read more »
For a special occasion or any occasion, Baily’s Fine Dining is the place to dine. Their four charming formal dining rooms offer a perfect setting for a memorable meal. The tables are beautifully set with white linen tablecloths, beautiful bouquets of flowers adorn each table and diners are pampered with attentive service. Here in this… Read more »
This delightful medium-sized restaurant has a loyal following of happy diners. And once you dine here, you will undoubtedly become a regular too! Baja Cactus has a loyal following because the food is exceptional, the atmosphere is as authentic as that of old Mexico, the decor is upscale and the service is prompt and friendly…. Read more »
Carol’s Restaurant is perfectly situated in a high-ceiling room dominated by a huge fireplace, the restaurant seems to be of another, perhaps medieval, time. Ask for seating inside next to the fireplace or on their delightful terrace overlooking their Cabernet Sauvignon vineyard. Their patio is covered by a pergola and nestled between the restaurant and… Read more »
Bella Vista Winery (12) at 41220 Calle Contento (951-676-5250) Through a non-descript front door, visitors entering Bella Vista Winery will find an exciting, entertaining and wholly satisfying wine-tasting experience complete with an informal and friendly tasting room. Visitors also enjoy their beautiful, well-stocked gift shop filled with one-of-a-kind gifts. But the big attraction is one… Read more »
Serving home-style food since 1979, the Broken Yolk Café is a favorite among local San Diegans and hungry visitors alike. With a strong dedication to good food and equally good service, the Broken Yolk has built a reputation for its large menu, ample portions and freshly-made flavor. Real shredded hash browns – not dehydrated potatoes…. Read more »