Savor Temecula

Temecula Valley has a variety of menu items that will be sure to make any certified foodie's mouth drool. Join us as we uncover the best food in Temecula from savory to sweet, Mexican to Thai, Old Town to Wine Country, we can satisfy any discerning palate.


Plan your visit around our annual food events & festivals:


Battle of the Burgers

Battle of the Burgers

January 20

Uncover the best burgers and loaded fries as Temecula Valley's top chefs team up with TVUSD high school students for this epic showdown.

South Coast Couple Barrel Tasting, Romance

Annual Barrel Tasting

February 3 - 4

Sample unreleased and newly released wines while enjoying delectable food pairings. There is something for everyone, with over thirty wineries to choose from over the two-day event!

Pechanga Wine Festival & Chocolate Decadence

Wine Festival & Chocolate Decadence

March 23

A wine and chocolate lover's dream. Indulge in a wide array of chocolate-based desserts to pair with delicious wines. The event offers festival goers hundreds of wine varieties, sweet and savory chocolate confections, gourmet food samples, live music, and a silent auction, all while helping out a good cause. Proceeds from the Saturday, March 23 Chocolate Decadence and Wine Festival benefit Habitat for Humanity Inland Valley.

Sushi, Sake & Beer Festival

Sushi & Sake

May 11

A wide range of sushi creations paired with sake, including sushi-making demonstrations and live entertainment. 

tvbwf, Temecula Valley Balloon & Wine Festival

Temecula Valley Balloon & Wine Fetival

May 17 - 19

Immerse yourself in three days of indulgence with the finest local wines, craft beers, and top-notch entertainment. Don't miss the chance to explore the bustling Commercial Court, featuring over 100 vendors, and savor your favorite fair foods at the Food Court.

Microbrew & Chili Cookoff

Microbrew & Chili Cook-Off

June 8

This spicy competition showcases chili cooks from the region. Sample chili and vote, plus taste new beers from Southern California and beyond.  

Summer Sunset Taste of Old Town

Summer Sunset Taste of Old Town

July 24

Sample menu items from the restaurants in Old Town Temecula. An excellent opportunity to explore the dining options. 

Tacos & Tequila

Tacos & Tequila

September 14

Indulge in a variety of gourmet tacos crafted by Pechanga’s chefs and sip on some of the best names in tequila and mezcal. 


CRUSH Wine & Culinary Showcase

September 28

Wine tasting from 30+ local wineries in one location, and food creations from a variety of restaurants and caterers. 

Battle of the Burgers 2024

Battle of the Burgers

October 12

Back by popular demand! Join us at Pechanga Resort Casino once again, as we uncover the best burgers and loaded fries in Temecula Valley. The top restaurants will be competing for Best Burger, while Pechanga's chefs team up with TVUSD high school students for Best Loaded Fries. All proceeds will benefit the TVUSD CTE Culinary Program.

Holiday Taste of Old Town

Holiday Taste of Old Town

December 10

Stroll through Old Town taking in the holiday décor while sampling menu items from participating restaurants.  

Temecula Chilled Season's Eatings Fazeli Cellars French Loaf

Temecula Chilled Season's Eatings

December 1-31

Chef creations of “chilled” foods and drinks are available at participating restaurants in celebration of the holidays.  

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