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Best things to do in Temecula

Discover the city according to locals. Find the best things to do, places to eat, and get priceless advice from the people who live here.

Liquor Store
“Such a great spot for antiquing, browsing through great boutiques, live music, brunch, lunch and dinner. ”
60 locals recommend
Shopping Mall
“The Promenade is the main shopping mall in Temecula and is less than 1 mile away. It has over 170 specialty shops including Macy’s, Apple Store, H&M, Forever 21, Victoria’s Secret, Coach and many more. The Promenade Mall restaurant’s include : Cheesecake Factory, P.F. Chang’s, Yard House, Lazy Dog, California Pizza Kitchen, Red Robin’s and many others. It also has an Edwards 15 Cinema and IMAX Theater and a brand new cutting-edge late-night Bowling Alley and entertainment center. ”
35 locals recommend
Theater
“Fun things to do in Old Town: *Antique shopping *Penny Pickle's for the little kids to play *Old Town Sweet Shop for candy, ice cream, and gifts *Cheese tasting or getting a custom grilled cheese sandwich at the Temecula Valley Cheese Company *Best Crepes in town at the Farmers Market on Saturday mornings *1909 restaurant has a delicious brunch *Goat and Vine is a popular restaurant *Mad Madeline's is a small and crowded place but offers good burgers * Many fun shops and interesting places to see! ”
21 locals recommend
Gastropub
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“The Goat & Vine is a stone hearth kitchen crafting gourmet pizzas, rustic bread for sandwiches, salads, appetizers and serving craft beer and wine.”
26 locals recommend
Restaurant
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“Cool hang in the heart of old town with amazing food and awesome mixologists. Best cedar smoked Old Fashions in Temecula ! ”
18 locals recommend
Steakhouse
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“The Gambling Cowboy by far has the best steak in Temecula. Rustic yet elegant steakhouse in Old Town featuring filet mignon, lobster mac ‘n cheese & Main lobster tail. You will leave here full and satisfied. Reservations recommended. (3.4 miles)”
13 locals recommend
Gastropub
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“They have a great menu with something a little different. Expect a wait, but during the weekends they have music on the patio. Great drinks and atmosphere.”
13 locals recommend
Cafe
“Farm to table food, kombucha on tap, my favorite is the flat bread, the so Cal girl sandwich and their soups. Walk old Town after you eat to enjoy the historic section of Temecula”
14 locals recommend
Restaurant
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“Craving good Italian food ? This place has it . Authentic Italian , wine bar, desserts ! They also have live music weekly . ”
19 locals recommend
Liquor Store
“Old Town features numerous restaurants and nightlife. Street and lot parking are available as well as the parking structure near city hall. ”
12 locals recommend
Night Club
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“Baily's (Est. 1992) is a Restaurant and Nightclub in Old Towne on Front Street! Delicious homemade pasta, freshly baked buns, steak, seafood & cocktails with a loyal local & visitor following.”
9 locals recommend
Museum
“excellent hands on Childrens science museum Great for kids during old town Temecula visit”
13 locals recommend
Bar
“Great food and great drink Drinks! Has a speak easy, head over to check it out!”
12 locals recommend
American Restaurant
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“We love this place because it's on the top floor and offers amazing views on the roof top. Open concept with breezes coming through and a beautiful bar with lots of choices and appetizers that won't disappoint. Located in Temecula's Old Town about a 10 minute drive from here.”
12 locals recommend
Museum
“Playground and picnic area on site. You can also book a tour, reservation required!”
9 locals recommend
Restaurant
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“You'll love the open patio area and huge fire pits. My family loves the hamburgers. They're actually pretty perfect, but I'm partial to the brussels sprouts. Your mama would be proud of you for eating your veggies!”
9 locals recommend