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Canyon Grille

8860 Lawrence Welk Dr, Escondido, CA 92026-6403
+1 760-749-3253
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  • Excellent25%
  • Very good39%
  • Average26%
  • Poor7%
  • Terrible3%
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“brunch” (13 reviews)
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Opens in 28 min
American, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
8860 Lawrence Welk Dr, Escondido, CA 92026-6403
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I’ve been going to the Canyon Grille for 4 years. Over this time the menu has shrunk, they have abandoned the buffet and now the service has just got worse. Faced with a minimized menu (I am guessing they are just offering what gets ordered...More

Thank Larcabout R
Reviewed 1 week ago

We ate here twice during our stay at Welk Resort. The first time was for dinner. It was great! Our waiter was awesome. Food was delicious. Second time was for lunch. Waitress was very slow. There was four of us, three adults, one child. She...More

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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Excellent food and everyone had something different. There were 10 of us. Adults and children. Service was superb and all our food arrived timely and hot!

Thank debj0507
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

nothing exciting, kind of pricey but good service; its a small place so only 2-3 waitstaff. food was just ok, ribs overcooked

Thank whiterebecca2018
Reviewed 27 February 2018

We ate dinner and breakfast at the Grille. Both were good and the staff was very accommodating as we added dining companions. I hosted a wedding brunch at the Grille in one of the private rooms. The event coordinator, Gayle, went out of her way...More

Thank Gail S
Reviewed 14 February 2018

The restaurant is quiet, has a limited menu with good food and a very good staff. The bar is well stocked and also has very friendly staff members. We enjoyed our dinner and were able to talk with the other couple with us without talking...More

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Reviewed 14 February 2018 via mobile

We are staying at the welk resort and can’t complain it’s old but pretty nice with great views. The restaurant is another story. For the first time in years I didn’t leave a tip. The salad was missing ingredients, we couldn’t get drinks refilled and...More

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Reviewed 9 February 2018

We ate dinner here on our first night stay. Our issue was when we first walked in we were not acknowledge. After a server walked by and I said hello then we were acknowledged with a "we will be right with you". The food was...More

Thank Twanisha W
Reviewed 29 January 2018

We visited the Canyon Grille because we got $50 certificate from completing a timeshare presentation for Welk. The restaurant is located on the Welk Resort property and is currently going through some remodeling. We were promptly greeted and seated and our waitress was very friendly...More

Thank LALyndaD81
Reviewed 27 January 2018

We were looking for a quick convenient dinner. Rolls were brought to the table that were not warm and not a quality product. My wife ordered the recommended meat loaf and could only eat a little bit. It was dry and just not very flavorful....More

Thank WBRick
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
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  • Value
Average prices
US$16 - US$26
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Good for
Child-friendly, Special Occasion Dining, Kids, Groups
Open Hours
8:00 a.m. - 9:00 p.m.
8:00 a.m. - 9:00 p.m.
8:00 a.m. - 9:00 p.m.
8:00 a.m. - 9:00 p.m.
8:00 a.m. - 9:00 p.m.
8:00 a.m. - 9:30 p.m.
8:00 a.m. - 9:30 p.m.
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 8860 Lawrence Welk Dr, Escondido, CA 92026-6403
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Escondido
  • Phone Number: +1 760-749-3253
Enjoy casual dining with friendly service and rich atmosphere. Breakfast and Lunch menus feature fantastic meals from a hearty South of the Border Omelette to a healthy Oriental Chicken Salad or a tasty Blackened Chicken Burger. The Dinner menu includes a spectacular array of dishes such as Filet Mignon or Poached Salmon. Also, there is available a bar and Sunday Brunch.
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