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The Gambling Cowboy family would like to thank you for all of your support through these challenging times and let you know that we are ready to get back in the saddle. As we get up and running again there will be some adjusting to all the new regulations and we will do our best to not let it change the experience that you have enjoyed here at The Gambling Cowboy for the past 11 years . At all times we will do our best to make sure you and our staff feel safe.*Be sure to arrive at your scheduled time
*Maintain Six foot Social Distancing
*Masks are optional but please respect others around you.*No parties larger than 6
*Due to the capacity regulations all Reservations must be taken through the Hostess. Open table will not be available until further notice.*Due to the current conditions there may be some menu change
*At this time we are a Reservation Only Restaurant
*Out of consideration for other guests with reservations, we may ask for your table if a significant amount of time has passed. We typically will never make this request short of 90 minutes after you are seated.
*Our Saloon is open, however for dining only.
*If you have any concerns with our procedures please feel free to place an order “To Go”

Thank you for your understanding and patience,
The Gambling Cowboy Family

Our Hours
Tuesday through Thurs 3pm- 9pm Serving Dinner
Friday 3pm-10pm Serving Dinner
Saturday & Sunday 9am-10pm Serving Breakfast , Lunch, Dinner

Our Promise to our friends:

  • Our team is certified in safe food handling
  • All employees complete a health survey prior to each shift.
  • Outdoor seating options will comply with the appropriate social distancing guidelines.
  • Hand sanitizer or hand washing stations will be available to all customers and employees.
  • We will clean and sanitize common areas and surfaces regularly.
  • We will clean and sanitize each dining area after every use.
  • Place settings, utensils, menus, and condiments will either be single-use or will be cleaned and sanitized after every use.

Your Promise to Us

  • If you have been exposed to COVID-19 recently or have symptoms of COVID-19 , please help us keep everyone safe by using our takeout options.
  • If you have underlying heath conditions or are otherwise concerned about contracting COVID-19, please feel free to use our takeout options.
  • If you have any questions about the Restaurant Promise, please ask for a manager who will be happy to assist you.

Reserve a Table TodayNeed a table tonight? Make a reservation here.Making a holiday reservation for more than four in your party? Please call us (951) 699-2895

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Temporary Hours

Saturday & Sunday 9:00 am 2:00 pm
Saturday & Sunday 11:00 am 3:00 pm
Sunday, Tuesday, and Wednesday 3:00 pm 11:00 pm Friday and Saturday 3:00 pm 11:00 pm
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The Gambling Cowboy

Located in the heart of Old Town Temecula, brings a new standard to local casual fine dining. Expansive views from our third floor deck and elegant turn of the century setting offer an intimate and inviting atmosphere. Our Classic Steak and Seafood menu features only the highest quality aged Midwestern corn-fed beef along with many other sumptuous selections. We offer an impressive wine list featuring vintages from many local wineries and from the finest regions of the world.

Chris Sorensen

My wife and I eat all over the world, but always crave The Gambling Cowboy in Temecula. This family owned and operated steak and chop house offers 'the' best flavors we've ever enjoyed.

Diane Lynn

Well how do you describe how incredible the food is at this restaurant? The FINEST steaks, and if you've never had their baked potatoes, you need to put it on your bucket list!

Sharon Desposito

We were celebrating our wedding anniversary, and enjoy coming here to do so. My husband always enjoys there prime ribs. I had the salmon which was also done perfectly.

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