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The Cellar Lounge

Certificate of Excellence
$$ - $$$
American, Bar, Contemporary, Wine Bar
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35001 Rancho California Rd, Temecula, CA 92591-4008
+1 951-587-6688
16:00 - 23:00
Closed now
All hours
Sun 12:00 - 23:00
Mon - Thu 16:00 - 23:00
Fri 16:00 - 00:00
Sat 12:00 - 00:00
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Arlington, Texas
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64 reviews
35 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 27 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We went here on Friday, November 18. The live music was really good. We actually were going for one drink, but stayed for a couple more simply to hear the music. The drink selections were quite nice and plentiful. We will go back there.

Thank Becky A
Mexico City, Mexico
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274 reviews
140 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 40 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Excellent place to finish a wonderful day at the winery. You can meet lots friendly people here. They had very nice live music too.

Thank eduardops60
Temecula, California
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34 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 weeks ago

It's a small bar venue with an classic old school style. The music can make the place hop. You can't go wrong with the burger, big enough to split. Great martinis!

Thank Paula G
Scottsdale, Arizona
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5 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 October 2016

The best part of the Cellar Lounge was the music. We heard an amazing salsa-like band who did a great job of getting the crowd going. The food was ok, and I would recommend going to the Cellar Lounge after dinner. The restaurant was loud, and very hard to have an actual conversation.

Thank Kim R
Baltimore, Maryland
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8 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 October 2016

This is a great bar/restaurant. Great for watching sports or grabbing a late dinner. Next door to South Coast Winery. Cozy coaches, booths and high top tables.

Thank Laxmom247
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10 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 August 2016

Great place to wrap up a day of wine tasting in this wine country, and if you are wined out great spirits and drinks options. Entertainment is always fun.

Thank AzClassytravel
Temecula, California
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6 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 August 2016

We ended up in the cellar Lounge as it was a last minute decision and the Dining room was full, we were not disappointed. The menu was more than we expected for a 'lounge' given the selections and certainly for the portion sizes we were given. Don't overlook the appetizer menu. Deserves another visit at least!

Thank DCW5092589
Orange, California
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13 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 August 2016

went to the Cellar for a friends birthday and I was impressed with hoe much character the place had. loved the brick wall with the jazz paintings on it. very casual tons of sitting. they had tables as well as couches with center tables. it all depends on what you want to do.. you could either sit at a table... More 

Thank Emma H
Los Angeles, California
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37 reviews
27 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 July 2016

The cellar lounge never ceases to amaze me. The food is good, the servers are even better!! They treat you like you are important, and if you are a wine club member...even better! I feel like they go out of their way to please you. Ponte is a great place, good food, good service....that is why I keep coming back!!

1 Thank lisalU6208AY
Santa Barbara, California
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52 reviews
32 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 29 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 July 2016

We are beer drinkers and it was nice that there was a place to get a beer. They gave us glasses so we could walk the beautiful grounds. Décor is well done.

Thank Chris_Jacobs43

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
American, Bar, Contemporary, Wine Bar
Dinner, Drinks
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Television
Good for
Special Occasion Dining, Groups, Romantic, Bar Scene
Open Hours
12:00 - 23:00
16:00 - 23:00
16:00 - 23:00
16:00 - 23:00
16:00 - 23:00
16:00 - 00:00
12:00 - 00:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 35001 Rancho California Rd, Temecula, CA 92591-4008
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Temecula
  • Phone Number: +1 951-587-6688

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?