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Inland Empire Restaurants

Inland Empire Restaurants Overview

Inland Empire

Inland Empire Restaurants include Mexican food, Chinese food, Italian food, seafood, breakfast, comfort food, sushi, Sunday brunch and more. Whether it be the enormous portions, outstanding views or unique flavors, these are the best Inland Empire restaurants. We've tried to concentrate on locally owned restaurants and avoid the larger chains other than a few special restaurants. Enjoy Basque food and Flamenco dancing at Sevilla in Riverside. Savor fine-dining at one of several top-notch restaurants at the historic Mission Inn in Riverside. Sample some of the best Italian food in the region at Alfredo's Italian Kitchen in San Bernardino. Head to The Bank in Temecula for some of the best Mexican food around. Take in views of Lake Arrowhead at Woody's Boathouse Restaurant. Stop in at Madlon's for great French food on Big Bear Lake. Enjoy live music in the pines at Café Aroma in Idyllwild.

Per Person
$5-$10 = $5-$10
$10-$30 = $10-$30
$30-$50 = $30-$50
$50+ = $50+

Dress
Casual = shorts, t-shirt, sandals
Business-Casual = pants or nice shorts, summer dress, collared shirt
Semi-Formal = slacks, collard shirt, evening gown, blouse
Formal = dress pants, suit jacket, formal dress, tuxedo

Restaurants in Riverside

Sevilla restaurant is located off the 91 Freeway just a few blocks from the historic Mission Inn Riverside. They feature a nightclub with Flamenco, Tango, Gypsy and other styles of dancing. Spanish restaurant menu items include Sautéed Meatballs al Jerez, Roast Lamb Cordobesa, Cold Marinated Tapas, Baked Rabbit Basque Style, Grilled Salmon a la Parrilla and Seafood Paella. Dinner & live music nightly. Casual to business-casual attire.
$10-$30  |   $30-$50

Sevilla
3252 Mission Inn Avenue
Riverside, California 92507
(951) 778-0611

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Mario's Place is located across the street from the Mission Inn Riverside off the 91 Freeway. Italian restaurant menu items include Crispy Squash Blossoms, Belgian Endive Salad, Pancetta Pizza, Wild Mushroom Ravioli, Grilled Swordfish and Pan-Roasted Veal Chop. Open Monday-Saturday for dinner and Thursday & Friday for lunch. Live music Friday & Saturday. Business-casual attire.
$10-$30  |   $30-$50

Mario's Place
3646 Mission Inn Avenue
Riverside, California 92501
(951) 684-7755

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Ancho's Southwest Grill is located off the La Sierra Exit of the 91 Freeway, west of downtown Riverside. They feature Mexican food in the New Mexico and Texas tradition. Mexican restaurant menu items include many varieties of enchiladas, tacos, tamales, fajitas, burritos, tamales and more. Casual to business-casual attire.
$5-$10  |   $10-$30

Ancho's Southwest Grill & Bar
10773 Hole Avenue
Riverside, California 92505
(951) 352-0240

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Mission Inn Riverside is located off Highway 91 near the intersections of Highway 60 and Interstate 215. The Mission Inn Riverside features architecture of Spanish and Islamic influence and is a National Historic Landmark. Several exquisite restaurants are situated throughout the mission complex and include choices of Italian food, Mexican food and Steak & Seafood.

Mission Inn Restaurants
3649 Mission Inn Avenue
Riverside, California 92501
(800) 326-4448

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  • Duane's Steak & Seafood Duane's Prime Steaks & Seafood premier steak and seafood restaurant with an elegant dining room. Open Monday-Friday for lunch and nightly for dinner. Sunday brunch. Business-casual to formal attire.
    $30-$50  |   $50+

  • Mission Inn Restaurant serves international food and comfort dishes in their dining room or open-air Spanish courtyard. Open daily for breakfast, lunch and dinner. Sunday brunch. Casual to business-casual attire.
    $30-$50  |   $50+

  • Las Campanas Mexican restaurant and cantina serving traditional Mexican food and signature margaritas in an open-air Spanish courtyard. Open daily for lunch and dinner. Sunday brunch. Casual to business-casual attire.
    $10-$30  |   $30-$50

  • Bella Trattoria Bella Trattoria Italian restaurant serving traditional Italian food paired with fine wine in an elegant dining room or outdoor patio. Open Monday-Friday for lunch and dinner. Business-casual attire.
    $10-$30  |   $30-$50

  • Presidential Lounge is an upscale cocktail lounge situated within the the former suite where U.S. Presidents once stayed. Open daily from 11:00am to late night. Live Jazz Tuesday-Saturday nights. Casual to business-casual attire.


Restaurants in San Bernardino

Mt. Baldy Inn & Restaurant

Mt. Baldy Lodge Restaurant is located north of Claremont and the 210 Freeway on a narrow mountain road. BBQ & steak restaurant serving country fixin's like ribs, BBQ chicken, steak sandwiches and more. Casual attire.
$5-$10  |   $10-$30

Mt. Baldy Lodge Restaurant
6777 Mt. Baldy Road
Mt Baldy, California 91759
(909) 982-1115

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Alfredo's Italian Kitchen restaurant is located off the 215 Freeway and Base Line Street. Voted 'Best Italian Restaurant' by several local publications. They specialize in Italian food classics like pizza, pasta, lasagna and more. Italian restaurant menu items include Giant Stuffed Shells, Eggplant Parmigiana, Linguini & Clams, Mushroom & Garlic Chicken and pizza made the way you like it. Open daily for lunch and dinner. Casual attire.
$5-$10  |   $10-$30

Alfredo's Pizza & Pasta
251 W. Base Line Street
San Bernardino, California 92410
(909) 885-0218

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Joey's BBQ has two locations in San Bernardino County. This award-winning BBQ & steak restaurant serves Western food favorites like Texas Nachos, BBQ Beef Ribs, Baby Back Pork Ribs, BBQ Chicken, BBQ Meatloaf, Grilled Steaks, BBQ Sandwiches, Country Sausage Link, Brisket Burgers, Peach Cobbler and more. Open daily for lunch and dinner. Casual attire.
$10-$30  |   $30-$50

Joey's BBQ Upland
1964 W. Foothill Blvd
Upland, CA 91786
(909) 982-2128

Joey's Chino
3689 Riverside Drive
Chino, CA 91710
(909) 628-1231

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Restaurants in Temecula

Pechanga Casino is located at the intersection of Interstate 15 and Highway 79. Pechanga Casino has several restaurants to please any craving for Italian food, Chinese food, Thai food, Japanese food, steak, seafood or all you can eat buffet. Restaurant menu items from combined restaurants include Broadleaf Buffalo Tenderloin, Eggplant Parmesan, Stuffed Sea Bass, Rib Eye Steak Sandwich, Moo Goo Gai Pan and Southwest Omelette. Open daily for breakfast lunch and dinner. Casual to formal depending on the restaurant chosen.
$5-$10  |   $10-$30  |   $30-$50  |   $50+

Pechanga Indian Casino
45000 Pechanga Parkway
Temecula, California 92592
(951) 693-1819

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South Coast Winery restaurant is located off Interstate 15 and Rancho California Road. Award-winning restaurant menu options include Vegetarian Eggs Benedict Artichoke Hearts, Chef's Loaded Banana Creamed Pancake, Saffron Seafood Chowder, New York Strip Loin Panino and Veal Milanesse. Open daily for breakfast, lunch and dinner. Hours change seasonally. Business-casual attire.
$10-$30  |   $30-$50  |   $50+

South Coast Winery
34843 Rancho California Road
Temecula, California 92591
(866) 994-6379

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The Bank of Mexican Food restaurant is located off Interstate 15 and Rancho California Road, in Old Town Temecula. Situated in an historic bank building from 1913, they serve some of the best Mexican food in the Inland Empire. Mexican restaurant menu items include Chicken Tortilla Soup, Seafood Tostada Supreme, Crab Enchiladas, El Banco Burrito, Veggie Burrito and Shrimp Quesadilla. Open for lunch and dinner Monday-Friday and breakfast is available on weekends. Casual attire.
$5-$10

The Bank of Mexican Food
28645 Old Town Front Street
Temecula, California 92590
(951) 676-6160

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Restaurants in Lake Arrowhead

Woody's Boathouse Restaurant is located off Highway 189 along the shore of Lake Arrowhead. Situated on the lower deck of the Arrowhead Village Shopping Center, Woody's specializes in prime rib & seafood with lake-front views. The restaurant is decorated with old Chris Craft boats and one even doubles as a salad bar. This is a locals favorite for steak, burgers, salad, seafood and more.
$10-$30  |   $30-$50

Woody's Boathouse Restaurant
28200 Highway 189 #B100
Lake Arrowhead, CA 92352
(909) 337-2628

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Restaurants in Big Bear

Madlon's restaurant is located on Highway 18 by the airport. Just watch for the gingerbread house and you won't miss it. Madlon's is the place for a fine-dining restaurant in Big Bear. French restaurant menu items include Cream of Jalapeño Soup, Paris Mushrooms, Roasted Half Duck, Asian Black Peppercorn Filet Mignon, Parmesan-Encrusted Salmon, Filet Mignon Stroganoff and Mahi Pasta. Open for breakfast, lunch and dinner. Hours vary with the seasons. Casual to business-casual attire.
$5-$10  |   $10-$30  |   $30-$50  |   $50+

Madlon's
829 W. Big Bear Boulevard
Big Bear City, California 92314
(909) 585-3762

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Maggio's restaurant is located off Big Bear Blvd (Hwy 18) in the Interlaken Center. Maggio's is well-known amongst the locals and serves specialty pizzas, Italian sandwiches, calzones, pasta and salads. Italian restaurant menu items include Shrimp Pizza, Italiano Calzone, Specialty Ravioli, Pasta Carbonara, Chicken Parmesan Sub and more. Open daily for lunch and dinner. Casual attire.
$5-$10  |   $10-$30

Maggio's
42160 Big Bear Blvd
Big Bear Lake, CA 92315
(909) 866-8815

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Mountain Munchies restaurant is located off Big Bear Blvd (Hwy 18) at the east end of the lake. Mountain Munchies serves All-American food and is known for it's large portions and reasonable prices. Restaurant menu items include Chicken Caesar Salad, Chili, Hungry Bear Sandwich, Homemade Meatloaf, Big Bear Burger, Breakfast Sandwich and more. Open daily for breakfast, lunch and dinner. Casual attire.
$5-$10  |   $10-$30

Mountain Munchies
42171 1/2 Big Bear Blvd
Big Bear Lake, CA 92314
(909) 366-2310

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Peppercorn Grille restaurant is located off Big Bear Blvd (Hwy 18) in the the Village. The Peppercorn Grille offers a more upscale restaurant experience. Steak & pasta menu choices include their Signature Clam Chowder, Warm Spinach Salad, Four Cheeses & Marinara Pizza, Lobster Ravioli, Lasagna Al Forno, Porterhouse Steak, Apple-Raisin Bread Pudding and more. Open daily for lunch and dinner. Casual to business-casual attire.
$10-$30  |   $30-$50

Peppercorn Grille
553 Pine Knot Blvd
Big Bear Lake, CA 92315
(909) 866-5405

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Restaurants in Idyllwild

Gastrognome Restaurant, Idyllwild

Gastrognome restaurant is located at the southern end of Idyllwild Village at the corner of Highway 243 and Ridgeview. Restaurant menu items include Lobster Tacos, Beef Thai Pasta, Steamed Artichoke, Vegetarian Eggplant Sandwich, Roast Duck, Citrus Chicken and Asparagus & Portobella Mushroom Pasta. Open daily for breakfast, lunch and dinner. Casual to business-casual attire.
$10-$30  |   $30-$50

Gastrognome
54381 Ridgeview Drive
Idyllwild, California 92549
(951) 659-5055

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Café Aroma, Idyllwild

Café Aroma is located off Highway 243 about a half-mile up North Circle where it merges with River Drive. They are the 'Hot Spot' in Idyllwild with live music daily on an outdoor deck. Enjoy fresh roast coffee or wine with café restaurant menu items like Bagel with Lox, Scones, Chicken Parmesan Sandwich, Sausage Lasagna, Rigatoni Funghi and Lump Crab Salad. Open daily for breakfast lunch and dinner. Casual to business-casual attire.
$5-$10  |   $10-$30

Café Aroma
54750 North Circle
Idyllwild, California 92549
(951) 659-5212

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