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The 6 Best Romantic Restaurants Near Temecula

Updated: May 16, 2022

From long-time favorites to newly opened gems these are Temecula's most romantic restaurants. We scoured top blogs and publications and incorporated millions of reviews for the most romantic venues in Temecula. With extensive wine lists, seasonal menus, and candlelit tables these venues will make any date night a special one.

Find the perfect spot

The Gambling Cowboy Chophouse & Saloon

American, $$$, TemeculaAmerican, $$$Temecula
Google: 4.5
Yelp: 3.5
  • Eater, 2019

    Where to Eat & Drink in Temecula Valley

    Eater, 2019
  • Vacation Idea, 2021

    22 Best Restaurants in Temecula

    Vacation Idea, 2021

Cork Fire Kitchen

American, $$, TemeculaAmerican, $$Temecula
Google: 4.4
Yelp: 4.0
  • Eater, 2019

    Where to Eat & Drink in Temecula Valley

    Eater, 2019

Gourmet Italia

Italian, $$, TemeculaItalian, $$Temecula
Google: 4.4
Yelp: 4.0
  • Vacation Idea, 2021

    22 Best Restaurants in Temecula

    Vacation Idea, 2021

Trattoria Toscana

Italian, $$, TemeculaItalian, $$Temecula
Google: 4.3
Yelp: 4.0

The Vineyard Rose Restaurant

American, $$$, TemeculaAmerican, $$$Temecula
Google: 4.4
Yelp: 3.5
  • Vacation Idea, 2021

    22 Best Restaurants in Temecula

    Vacation Idea, 2021

If you travel further

DownTown PUBlic House

New American, $$, MurrietaNew American, $$Murrieta
Google: 4.4
Yelp: 3.5

How was this list created?

Figuring out the best restaurants can take a long time. For these results, 823905 restaurant reviews were analyzed, 10624 restaurants’ Yelp and Google reviews were captured, and exactly 264 lists and articles from Eater and Vacation Idea and others were carefully reviewed by boam. The spots that made the cut have been featured in Eater - Where to Eat & Drink in Temecula Valley and Vacation Idea - 22 Best Restaurants in Temecula. 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. Our site gets no payment from the restaurants we show, so you can trust what you see. These ten options are sure to delight.

Common questions

The Gambling Cowboy Chophouse & Saloon, Cork Fire Kitchen, and Gourmet Italia are the highest-rated romantic restaurants for a date night in Temecula.

The Gambling Cowboy Chophouse & Saloon, Cork Fire Kitchen, and Gourmet Italia are the highest-rated romantic restaurants for lunch in Temecula.

The Gambling Cowboy Chophouse & Saloon, Cork Fire Kitchen, and Gourmet Italia are the highest-rated late-night romantic restaurants in Temecula.

The Gambling Cowboy Chophouse & Saloon, Cork Fire Kitchen, and Gourmet Italia are the highest-rated romantic restaurants for dinner in Temecula.

There are 13 romantic restaurants in Temecula.

Drink pairing tips

  • A next-level match for mushroom risotto

    Experts often pair mushroom risotto with a glass of Pinot Noir, a popular red wine.

  • Pinot Grigio and tagliatelle pasta


    A white wine and some nice, tasty tagliatelle pasta - specifically a Pinot Grigio - go really well together. This drink will help bring out the most of the creamy in your food, trust us!

Factoids

  • The Battle of the Oranges Festival

    Why don’t you try something new this year and head to the Battle of the Oranges Festival in Italy? Take part in the food fight with oranges competition or just enjoy the festival as a whole. We recommend it!

  • A traditional dish

    If you love of pot-au-feu runs deep, why not plan a visit to France, the home of the original pot-au-feu? The locals are so proud of their pot-au-feu that it is widely recognized as one of the national dishes.

  • The go-to pairing

    Should you find yourself on the streets of Italy be sure to sample the local campari one of the country's most classic and popular drinks!

Parking in the area

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