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The Gambling Cowboy

42072 5th St Ste 303, Temecula, CA 92590-2728
+1 951-699-2895
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  • Excellent47%
  • Very good37%
  • Average6%
  • Poor6%
  • Terrible4%
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“steak” (89 reviews)
“prime rib” (25 reviews)
“roasted corn” (12 reviews)
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American, Steakhouse, Bar, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
42072 5th St Ste 303, Temecula, CA 92590-2728
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Reviewed 11 August 2017 via mobile

Don't be fooled by its low key appearance. This restaurant has some really tasty dishes on offer. I ordered the steak and it was cooked perfectly! It was my first time here and I had to try the cowgirl kisses (jalapeño poppers) and OMG they...More

Thank Anna P
Reviewed 30 July 2017 via mobile

The food was indeed quite good . Service was also good; not exceptional, just good. BUT (sic), it was indeed very overpriced. Not bang for the buck.

Thank M B
Reviewed 22 July 2017

Without an elevator it would have been a long climb to this saloon high up in what appears to be an old barn. Two of us ate lunch and it was a fun experience with friendly staff and filled to less than a quarter capacity....More

Thank 22club58
Reviewed 16 July 2017 via mobile

We started with a Leoness Red, it was delicious. Next was an entertaining Wedge salad. It was fantastic. The crispy onions set it apart from most wedges. Our main course was the "Gambler", the 24 oz signature steak. A cowboy cut, bone in ribeye that...More

Thank Headk70
Reviewed 20 June 2017

Came here by recommendation from the owners of "The Hotel Temecual." Glad they recommended it to us, the steaks were excellent and the sides were even better. Excellent service as well. We will absolutely be returning the next time we are in town.

Thank Samuel R
Reviewed 14 June 2017 via mobile

Great food, good service and the singer in the bar was awesome. Definitely be back again when we're in the area

Thank Alli B
Reviewed 14 June 2017

If you are dying to get red meat, then this is the place. And it was tasty too. But the servings were too big, and for a European too much food wasn't eaten. The service was excellent, and the atmosphere was shaped by many artifacts....More

Thank Claus H
Reviewed 13 June 2017 via mobile

There were 10 of us seated on a Saturday night. The atmosphere is fun and upbeat. We enjoyed fabulous food, perfectly prepared and presented. Chicken was tender and moist, served with asparagus and garlic mashed potatoes (they had me at garlic!). Steak & fries were...More

Thank PRR2u
Reviewed 4 June 2017

We have been here twice for dinner, highly recommended by a friend. The food is consistently very good as is the service. We prefer the steaks, specifically the filets. Portions are large including the sides. My husband really liked the Cowgirl Kisses, bacon wrapped Jalapeños...More

Thank rjs416
Reviewed 22 May 2017

Had the beef dip...so tender and bread was excellent. No Brussels sprouts however. Good ambiance, could hear each other and service was excellent and friendly.

Thank Kay G
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Response from LINDA J | Reviewed this property |
They Are kid friendly. So I would assume they have a kids menu. Call them to make sure! Food is great!!!
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Yes, they are open for dinner.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$30 - US$30
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Television, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Private Dining
Dining Style
Casual Elegant
Good for
Special Occasion Dining, Kids, Groups, Child-friendly, Romantic, Local cuisine, Business meetings, Bar Scene
Open Hours
9:00 AM - 9:00 PM
11:00 AM - 9:00 PM
11:00 AM - 9:00 PM
11:00 AM - 9:00 PM
11:00 AM - 10:30 PM
9:00 AM - 10:30 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 42072 5th St Ste 303, Temecula, CA 92590-2728
    (Front Street)
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Temecula
  • Phone Number: +1 951-699-2895
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