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The 14 Best Lunch Spots In Rancho Cucamonga

Updated: May 11, 2022

With gourmet sandwiches and homemade soups on every corner, there's no reason to skip lunch in Rancho Cucamonga. We analyzed popular review and ranking sites and assimilated millions of reviews for Rancho Cucamonga’s best lunches. You won’t find better midday eats than those offered by these delicious lunch spots!

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Shokunin

Japanese, $$, Rancho CucamongaJapanese, $$Rancho Cucamonga
Google: 4.7
Yelp: 4.5

Bag O' Crab

Rancho CucamongaRancho Cucamonga
Google: 5.0
Yelp: 5.0

El Tio Alex Mexican Restaurant

Mexican, Rancho CucamongaMexicanRancho Cucamonga
Google: 4.9
Yelp: 5.0

Calle Ocho Cuban Coffee

Cuban, $, Rancho CucamongaCuban, $Rancho Cucamonga
Google: 4.7
Yelp: 5.0

Elmer and Jasper's Craft BBQ

Food Stand, Rancho CucamongaFood StandRancho Cucamonga
Google: 5.0
Yelp: 4.5

Sizzling Kitchen

Asian, Rancho CucamongaAsianRancho Cucamonga
Google: 4.9
Yelp: 4.5

Pot Legend

Taiwanese, $$, Rancho CucamongaTaiwanese, $$Rancho Cucamonga
Google: 4.8
Yelp: 4.5

Johnny O's Cafe

American, $, Rancho CucamongaAmerican, $Rancho Cucamonga
Google: 4.8
Yelp: 4.5

Baba K

Mediterranean, $$, Rancho CucamongaMediterranean, $$Rancho Cucamonga
Google: 4.8
Yelp: 4.5

Lantern Vietnamese Cafe

Vietnamese, Rancho CucamongaVietnameseRancho Cucamonga
Google: 4.7
Yelp: 4.5

Guido Deli & Pizza

Argentine, $$, Rancho CucamongaArgentine, $$Rancho Cucamonga
Google: 4.7
Yelp: 4.5

19th Street Pizzeria

Pizza, $, Rancho CucamongaPizza, $Rancho Cucamonga
Google: 4.7
Yelp: 4.5

King Falafel And Grill

Mediterranean, $, Rancho CucamongaMediterranean, $Rancho Cucamonga
Google: 4.7
Yelp: 4.5

Skipjack Poke Co.

Asian, $$, Rancho CucamongaAsian, $$Rancho Cucamonga
Google: 4.7
Yelp: 4.5

What gets a restaurant into the top 10?

Figuring out the best restaurants can take a long time. We looked at Yelp and Google’s ratings for 10624 spots across Rancho Cucamonga, analyzed 823905 restaurant reviews, and sifted through 264 lists and articles from the likes of – applying our boam magic to sift through results. The restaurants you see have been featured in . If it’s on the list, we’ve checked and verified that the restaurant is still open and will showcase any updated hours and services you need to be aware of. This content is not sponsored by any restaurant or party, the restaurants shown are the real deal. Don’t sleep on the restaurants in this list.

Recurring questions

The highest-rated restaurants in Rancho Cucamonga for boozy lunches are Shokunin, Casa Rubio's Mexican Grill, and Baba K.

The highest-rated restaurants in Rancho Cucamonga for group lunches are Epic Wings, El Tio Alex Mexican Restaurant, and Thippawan Thai Restaurant.

Shokunin, El Tio Alex Mexican Restaurant, and Thippawan Thai Restaurant are the highest-rated vegetarian-friendly lunch restaurants in Rancho Cucamonga.

The highest-rated lunch restaurants with outdoor seating in Rancho Cucamonga are Shokunin, Epic Wings and Bag O' Crab.

Lantern Vietnamese Cafe, Citrus Kitchen, and Bright Star Vegan Thai are the highest-rated vegan-friendly lunch spots in Rancho Cucamonga.

Drink pairing tips

  • Go for Cilantro Chile Cooler with banh mi

    To elevate your banh mi experience, we recommend some Cilantro Chile Cooler to go with your dish. This pairing works especially well because this cocktail cuts through the fattiness of the sandwich.

  • Kabinett and banh mi


    When considering how to best enjoy your banh mi, we would highlight how well a glass of Kabinett complements the dish as it cools the jalapeno with the sweetness of the wine.


  • The ideal pairing for banh mi

    When having banh mi, experts suggest you pair it with a glass of Riesling, a popular white wine.

Fun facts

  • All about hamburger

    Do you like hamburger enough to dedicate a day to it? If you answered yes, then you should probably know that May International Hamburger Day is International Hamburger Day.

  • 44,312 pounds 14 ounces of salad

    Can you guess the weight of thebiggest salad ever? The surprising answer is 44,312 pounds 14 ounces - a record on September 4, 2016 in Russia.

  • A hefty price-tag

    Does $2,584 sound like a lot to you? Well that’s what the most expensive curry will cost you at Bombay Brasserie.

Parking in the area

Getting a good parking spot in Rancho Cucamonga can be tough, and it’s worse if you’re hungry. Luckily, you can secure parking stress-free with our partner SpotHero, a digital parking reservation service.

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