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Top recommendations from locals

From sightseeing to hidden gems, find out what makes the city unique with the help of the locals who know it best.

Casino
“You’ll think you’re in Vegas ! Great place to see a show . Excellent restaurants. Golf and a spa! ”
  • 56 locals recommend
Off-Licence
“Such a great spot for antiquing, browsing through great boutiques, live music, brunch, lunch and dinner. ”
  • 60 locals recommend
Shopping Centre
“The Promenade is the main shopping mall in Temecula and is less than 1 mile away. It has over 170 specialty shops including Macy’s, Apple Store, H&M, Forever 21, Victoria’s Secret, Coach and many more. The Promenade Mall restaurant’s include : Cheesecake Factory, P.F. Chang’s, Yard House, Lazy Dog, California Pizza Kitchen, Red Robin’s and many others. It also has an Edwards 15 Cinema and IMAX Theater and a brand new cutting-edge late-night Bowling Alley and entertainment center. ”
  • 35 locals recommend
Theatre
“Fun things to do in Old Town: *Antique shopping *Penny Pickle's for the little kids to play *Old Town Sweet Shop for candy, ice cream, and gifts *Cheese tasting or getting a custom grilled cheese sandwich at the Temecula Valley Cheese Company *Best Crepes in town at the Farmers Market on Saturday mornings *1909 restaurant has a delicious brunch *Goat and Vine is a popular restaurant *Mad Madeline's is a small and crowded place but offers good burgers * Many fun shops and interesting places to see! ”
  • 21 locals recommend
Gastropub
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“The Goat & Vine is a stone hearth kitchen crafting gourmet pizzas, rustic bread for sandwiches, salads, appetizers and serving craft beer and wine.”
  • 26 locals recommend
Grocery or Supermarket
“great place to pick up things from there amazing deli bar and salad bar also local wines. ”
  • 13 locals recommend
Gastropub
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“They have a great menu with something a little different. Expect a wait, but during the weekends they have music on the patio. Great drinks and atmosphere.”
  • 13 locals recommend
Off-Licence
“Antique shops, boutiques, restaurants, pubs and Cantinas. Car shows, parades, check local calendars for events. ”
  • 13 locals recommend
Food
“10 tasting wine tour! Make sure to look at the link we sent to save over $130. ”
  • 25 locals recommend
Art Gallery
“Lorimar – Walking distance from one of our vacation rentals. This vineyard is one of the few that stay open in the evening. Expect live music and a great atmosphere until 10 pm. ”
  • 19 locals recommend
Steakhouse
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“The Gambling Cowboy by far has the best steak in Temecula. Rustic yet elegant steakhouse in Old Town featuring filet mignon, lobster mac ‘n cheese & Main lobster tail. You will leave here full and satisfied. Reservations recommended. (3.4 miles)”
  • 14 locals recommend
Restaurant
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“Cool hang in the heart of old town with amazing food and awesome mixologists. Best cedar smoked Old Fashions in Temecula ! ”
  • 19 locals recommend
Travel Agency
“Temecula Sunrise Hot Air Balloon Flights Take flight over Temecula Wine Country with Southern California’s #1 rated Hot Air Balloon company. Enjoy breathtaking views of acres of vineyards, wineries, olive trees, citrus groves, and the mountain ranges. Included with your flight, is a light European-style champagne breakfast in the rose garden at Vindemia Winery with locally-baked bread, fresh fruit, cheeses and a 2-for-1 tasting voucher for Vindemia Winery. Daily weather permitting ”
  • 14 locals recommend
Point of Interest
“Dig into your pocketbook for this one however, this is the best venue for jazz. Every so often the Thornton's invite the best jazz players to entertain its guest. Very intimate, very cozy with a bottle of wine.”
  • 13 locals recommend
Café
“Farm to table food, kombucha on tap, my favorite is the flat bread, the so Cal girl sandwich and their soups. Walk old Town after you eat to enjoy the historic section of Temecula”
  • 14 locals recommend
Bar
“Great food and great drink Drinks! Has a speak easy, head over to check it out!”
  • 12 locals recommend