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The Gambling Cowboy

42072 5th St Ste 303, Temecula, CA 92590-2728
+1 951-699-2895
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  • Excellent49%
  • Very good37%
  • Average5%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible4%
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“steak” (90 reviews)
“prime rib” (25 reviews)
“roasted corn” (12 reviews)
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American, Steakhouse, Bar, Gluten Free Options, Vegetarian Friendly
$$ - $$$
42072 5th St Ste 303, Temecula, CA 92590-2728
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Reviewed 11 October 2016

A must for anyone desiring a great meal in Old Town Temecula. Large portions, freshly made, great service.

Thank Phil A
Reviewed 6 October 2016

I eat here quite frequently, especially when visiting the Hotel Temecula which is right around the corner. Good bar and good food.

Thank 36barryl
Reviewed 29 September 2016 via mobile

What am awesome place. The atmosphere and decor are fantastic. The food is excellent. The staff very personable and friendly. Great place for special events.

Thank Stephen H
Reviewed 12 September 2016

We had a rehearsal dinner here. The food just kept coming and I kept waiting for the quality to falter...it didn't. It's casual and the western motif makes it warm and inviting. We totally enjoyed it. Would I go back? Yes.

Thank jtdanza
Reviewed 12 September 2016

Exceptional food & outstanding service. These people know how to do a steak right, but it also comes with the price tag that you would expect from a good steakhouse. The décor is Cowboy Chic and the servers are knowledgeable and friendly. One point to...More

1  Thank GiaPazita
Reviewed 10 September 2016 via mobile

We had dinner on the balcony and it was beautiful but the food was very average considering the price. I was expecting juicy succulent lobster but it was way overcooked and dry, not surprising as we waited an hour from ordering. The atmosphere was wonderful...More

Thank 351aileenb
Reviewed 30 August 2016

We came to Old Town Temecula for the first time on a Friday night and boy was it busy!! After sifting through several reviews we ended up at the Gambling Cowboy. It was extremely busy but we were able to get a table off the...More

Thank Mandy W
Reviewed 22 August 2016 via mobile

Wow what a pleasant surprise. The food was excellent! If you are in Temecula this restaurant is a must stop for dinner. I had the blackened salmon which was delicious! Other dishes ordered were a Rib Eye steak and Prime Rib all cooked to perfection!...More

Reviewed 22 August 2016

Service and food good, but very expensive. They have a lounge were you can have a drink and listen to music.

Thank Martha M
Reviewed 17 August 2016

Went yesterday for HH and was a great atmosphere and cool. Had steak w/ fries ($15) and Buratta appetizer. Excellent value and price.

Thank 906derrick
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Questions & Answers
30 December 2017|
Response from MominOC | Reviewed this property |
it is enormous, something for everyone.
7 February 2017|
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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!!!
7 January 2017|
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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
Groups, Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining, Romantic, Bar Scene, Child-friendly, Business meetings, Kids
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
  • E-mail
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