Top 3 Intimate Dinner Spots in Temecula

    Top 3 Intimate Dinner Spots in Temecula

    Oct 21, 2019

    In the mood for some great food with a more intimate feel? We here at ERA Donahoe Realty have listed the top three dinner spots for the Fall season. It's no wonder that Temecula was voted one of the most romantic cities in Southern California. Check out these awesome locations and let us know what you think!


    Shogun Restaurant is located in the heart of Temecula, adjacent to the Temecula Promenade Mall and Costco. Shogun is an amazing place to go, especially on a date, because it allows for an intimate feel while providing a fun dining show experience performed by the chefs. Shogun is a really good icebreaker for first date jitters, or for family fun. The food is made Hibachi style and is created fresh, right in front of your eyes. Shogun’s food ranges from Japanese styled cuisine like sushi and fish, lobster and shrimp, to various steak varieties ranging from Filet Mignon and Sirloin. Shogun is very popular within the Temecula community, so it is suggested that reservations be made for bigger dinning parties. Honestly, Shogun is perfect for any occasion and best part, their food is served in four courses! So come hungry and ready for a fun dining experience in Temecula's very own Shogun!

    Location: 41501 Margarita Rd., Ste. 101 L., Temecula, CA 92591

    Hours: Sunday - Thursday 11:30AM -9PM, Sat - Sun 11:30 AM - 10PM

    Phone: (951) 296-9133

    Gourmet Italia:

    Olive Garden who? Gourmet Italia is one of the best locations for Italian food at an affordable price. Located off of Ynez Rd. and Rancho California in Temecula, Gourmet Italia offers handcrafted pasta made from scratch, robust tomato sauce and delicious choices of Steak, Chicken and Veal (seriously, look up their yelp images, your mouth will water!). There early? Grab a drink at the bar while you wait, as they have a generous selection of wines and spirits. Also their bread and dessert selection is divine considering that it is made fresh daily. Pro-tip, check-in on Yelp and get a Free dessert, just let your server know! Gourmet Italia is a popular location, so play it safe and make reservations ahead of time to avoid the wait on authentic Italian cuisine. 

    Location: 27499 Ynez Rd., Temecula, CA 92591

    Hours: Tuesday - Sunday 11AM - 10PM. Closed Mondays

    Phone: (951) 676-9194

    I1 Tramonto Ristorante

    I1 Tramonto Ristorante is probably one of Temecula’s best kept secrets. Each plate is prepared from scratch by Masterchef Giampiero which offers a quality Italian experience. Located in Old Town Temecula, this Italian eatery is a hidden gem which provides an intimate dining experience at a great price. An absolute MUST while visiting the area. Want to get a true feel of Temecula while sipping on some wine? Ask for a table outdoors and take in all the romance that Temecula has to offer with this restaurant. Pro-tip, check-in on Yelp to receive a special handcrafted dessert prepared by the chef for Free, just let the server know! 

    Location: 41925 5th St.,Temecula, CA 92590

    Phone: (951) 699-7925

    Hours: Vary by day.