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Swing Inn Cafe

Certificate of Excellence
American, Cafe, Diner
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28676 Old Town Front St, Temecula, CA 92590-2704
+1 951-676-2321
05:00 - 21:00
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Sun - Sat 05:00 - 21:00
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458 reviews
252 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 165 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 November 2016

Good down home cooking. An amazing breakfast menu and reasonably priced. Be sure to enjoy a milkshake in the afternoon....made the old fashioned way!

Thank Perseverance
Port Hueneme, California
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8 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 November 2016

It's been there for a LONG time and had great reviews so we had to give it a try when we were in town in May. The food was good and you can't beat the price so we went again this visit in November and once again we weren't disappointed. Nothing fancy but good food and service.

Thank Diannethea
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82 reviews
58 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 October 2016

This cafe is my favorite place in Temecula Old Town to eat and relax. Their food is fantastic and their staff is great! Always welcomed and have never had anything but the best rafts! I highly recommend walking around Old Town Temecula and grabbing a bite at the Swing Inn Great History here too!

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16 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 October 2016

Temecula has a fun cafe.. Good food with great service.. More for breakfast for us.. Biscuits and gravy, excellent.. We love the old time feel.. Definitely an old establishment, but fun..

Thank Patricia E
Murrieta, California
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39 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 October 2016

Been eating breakfast here for 20 years, the restaurant is one of the originals in town. Eat breakfast here!

Thank 36barryl
Bar Harbor, Maine
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82 reviews
62 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 45 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 September 2016

It was a busy Labor Day weekend Saturday that we chose the Swing Inn Cafe based upon a suggestion from our hotel. A party of 6, arriving around 9:30am, we only had to wait about 10 minutes for a table. Classic breakfasts of eggs, bacon, sausage gravy and biscuits, pancakes, and huevos rancheros as a special, to name a few.... More 

Thank MsTravel1968
Scottsdale, Arizona
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108 reviews
66 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 September 2016

New to town we saw all the Harleys and knew it would be good, it was better than good! As we walked in we saw fresh made pies and asked about banana whipped cream; we ended up with the biggest piece of banana chocolate peanut whipped cream pie you can imagine, lucky there was 2 of us to share. We... More 

Thank Diane101065
Manchester, United Kingdom
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14 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 September 2016 via mobile

I was recommended the Swing Inn for breakfast and it didn't dissapoint. Food was good, service friendly and the milkshakes are delicious - if you try one, the chocolate is the best. Definitly worth a visit as it's in the heart of the old town which is like stepping back in time. It definitly sparks the imagination. Enjoy!

Thank EllisLizi18
Temecula, California
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19 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 September 2016

The quality of the food is fair at best and the service isn't much better. As far as atmosphere it is a quaint little diner and on the weekends a lot of old classic cars show up there.

Thank Leonard C
So. Cal
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21 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 September 2016

We've eaten at the Swing Inn Café several times and love the food. The environment is ... home town, rustic western café. What I'd like to see is the political TV news channel changed to something less unwelcoming. There's plenty on besides the news channel they have playing all day, or simply turn the TV off and allow patrons to... More 

Thank FireProf

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
American, Cafe, Diner
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Local cuisine, Kids, Child-friendly, Cheap Eats
Open Hours
05:00 - 21:00
05:00 - 21:00
05:00 - 21:00
05:00 - 21:00
05:00 - 21:00
05:00 - 21:00
05:00 - 21:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 28676 Old Town Front St, Temecula, CA 92590-2704
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Temecula
  • Phone Number: +1 951-676-2321

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?