The following Idyllwild restaurants offer a nice atmosphere
where one can sit down and enjoy a special glass of wine. The
wine lists at these establishments are extensive with a wide
range. If you also wish to drink other spirits, then this LIST should help.
Primarily known for their great lunch and dinners, the Aroma is the place where you can get fabulous fresh baked scones in the morning. Don't get there to late as they go fast. The pizzas are quite good as well. Live entertainment is an everyday event and there is considerable outdoor sitting.
Hours: Daily (7am-9pm) Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner
Fabulous dinners on Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday with regular entertainment. Great Place to have your wedding or party. The outdoor setting may be the best in all of Idyllwild as its in a forested area on Strawberry Creek. The salad bar is best in town. Back in the day, this was one of the original Chart House restaurants. The tables in the dining room reflect this with old nautical maps as the permanent tablecloth. Full Bar.
Hours: Thurs-Sat (4pm-9pm) Sun (3pm-8pm) Happy Hour till 5:30pm Dinner
If you are looking for a fine dining experience, this place is a great place to start. The chef studied for 4 years as a Cordon Bleu in France. Its hard to imagine that such a place exists in Idyllwild. The outdoor sitting is peculiar but that should not be an issue. There is a bar and the wine list is extensive. Monday night is dedicated to locals with special pricing.
Very fine lunch and dinner with exceptional ambience. Indoorand outdoor seating. Cafe pizza is to die for. They have an extensive food and wine menu thats online at gastrognome.com. For desert, make sure to try the Creme Brulee, one of the greatest desserts known to man. This is Idyllwild's oldest eating establishment and easily one of its best, through and through. Full Bar.
Hours: Daily (10am-9pm) Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner