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54381 Ridgeview Dr, Idyllwild, CA 92549
+1 951-659-5055
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  • Excellent57%
  • Very good29%
  • Average9%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible1%
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“trout” (29 reviews)
“onion soup” (11 reviews)
“filet mignon” (7 reviews)
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American, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
54381 Ridgeview Dr, Idyllwild, CA 92549
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Reviewed 6 days ago

The food was a awesome as everyone said it would be. It is cozy. It is cute. It is wonderful. It is very expensive, yet, most patrons had sweatshirts and hiking boots. A basket of bread and 2 pats of butter where brought after we...More

Thank Rudi R
Reviewed 6 days ago

Dinner was superb - both the food, preparation and service. We ate in several restaurants during our 4 days in Idyllwild, and this was by far, the best. It's not inexpensive, but is very good.

Thank Bert S
Reviewed 1 week ago

So glad they were able to fit us in without reservations on a Friday night. Sweet spot in a tiny mountain town... decor is dated but charming. Food was pretty good, a really solid value, and the service was above average. After a long day...More

Thank resumego
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Food average at best and expensive for what you get. Service was good. Host was outstanding and waitress was above average. Duck was average, Turkey dinner was bland and barely edible. Onion rings were burnt. Lots of great restaurants in this town, this was just...More

Thank bill b
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

All in all, this is an average place. Location in the center of town is the biggest draw. The food was just ok. My calamari steak was tasty, but as it was not cooked right, it was chewy. And, while I like a few almond...More

Thank Greg B
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Every time we are in Idyllwild we make sure to stop in for lunch.We get a table on the patio with our dog and the food and service are very good.Our favorite is the calamari,it’s the best! Lunch is always delicious and our dog loves...More

Thank tre9860
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Didn’t have a good experience considering all these positive reviews, really!! The service wasn’t good, the food was weird like a mish mash of recipes, for one dish meat was wrongly cut and like rubber, the other the dish was Russian classic with pasta.......overall we...More

Thank fhaeriz
Reviewed 5 weeks ago

If you go to Idyllwild this is a must! Gastrognome Restaurant in the middle of town surrounded by shops and boutiques. Gastrognome had fantastic food and outstanding service. There were so many choices it was difficult to choose. They have two dining area's both with...More

1  Thank terricruz2018
Reviewed 3 March 2018

Indoor and outdoor patio dining. Food and service amongst the best in town. Great place for any meal

1  Thank ronnorton2017
Reviewed 3 March 2018 via mobile

I have been to Gastrognome many times and the food never disappoints . Great atmosphere and quaint and cozy. Perfect choice when you are in Idyllwild

1  Thank JanetPozzuoli
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Response from Dorothy T | Reviewed this property |
This question should be asked of the restaurant not me. I have no idea.
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Response from Ginger C | Reviewed this property |
Walk in will be fine. Sorry for delay..just saw this
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$10 - US$40
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Private Dining, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Romantic, Groups, Business meetings, Child-friendly, Kids, Special Occasion Dining, Local cuisine
Open Hours
10:00 a.m. - 9:00 p.m.
10:00 a.m. - 9:00 p.m.
10:00 a.m. - 9:00 p.m.
10:00 a.m. - 9:00 p.m.
10:00 a.m. - 9:00 p.m.
10:00 a.m. - 9:30 p.m.
10:00 a.m. - 9:30 p.m.
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 54381 Ridgeview Dr, Idyllwild, CA 92549
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Idyllwild
  • Phone Number: +1 951-659-5055
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