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Tue–Sun 11:00 am–4:00 pm
Tue–Sun 4:00 pm–10:00 pm
Called to make a reservation . The girl thanked me for thinking ahead . The day before i called back to confirm . They confirmed even the time so i know its was written down . We get there and they have no record of it. Come on just do not take them. I get it if you take them at least the people will show but you don't honor them . With that said The food is good! I ordered veal marsala waitress brought a chicken marsala i could tell by the look it was not veal . I asked ,she said yes its veal then 2 minutes later came back to pick it it up and said they are making a veal marsala. I commended her for that .Appetizers took 40 minutes from the time we ordered . Oh it was a Friday they had a good band next door in the wine Bar part which made the wait palatable !
We usually love this place but we had to wait 45 min for our reservation and our food was luke warm. Disappointing.
Cozy atmosphere, excellent service, fairly large menu of traditional and gourmet Italian cuisine. Would definitely recommend and hope to return again when next in Temecula.
This place is amazing. Alex the owner is personable and inviting. My new favorite place
We had been to Gourmet Italia twice in the past. We luckily found it enroute to Palm Desert from SD! This time we were able to take 2 other couples; everyone loved the ambiance, service and the food! Guissepe was our server! We would highly recommend!!
Amazing Italian food. Loved the Calamari and the Baked Ziti with Ham & Peas....best I have ever had!
A little pricey but excellent Italian flavors and menu choices.
This was my secong time at Gourmet Italia, and this time around it was a very different experience. The restaraunt was sweltering, my guests and I were sweating the entire time. We went for my birthday, and when the dessert was brought out to the table, the writong on the dish said "Happy Borthday". Our server was great, the food was great, the only complaint was the temperature inside the building.
Loved everything about this restaurant. 3 got the seafood special and loved it. I got veal and loved it. Wine choices excellent
Canolli was divine
Service was outstanding. Manager is Nora and she is just fabulous
We live in Arizona and can’t wait to go back
Always a good time. Good service and good food, though portions have become smaller recently.
Gourmet Italia never disappoints. The food and service is always top notch. The owner and atmosphere are delightful. If you want authentic Italian cuisine, look no further.
We love this place. Unfortunately it took an hour for our food; to make matters worse they said that is normal for Italian food! Server was more interested in us ordering another bottle of wine rather than keep us informed on food. But, all this said, we will go back again, and again.
Gourmet Italian never disappoints! I went often when living in Temecula but now live in AZ. Took a group of friends there after Sunday’s Dave Koz concert!
Absolutely fantastic food and service - not just this time, every time we’ve been there. We took friends there for the first time and they loved it as well. Seriously wish we could go tonight!
The food was excellent. The watermelon salad and gnochhi definite highlights. The wine was excellent, and the server was knowledgeable and provided service with a smile, and helpful recommendations.
Delicious!! Would definitely go back the next time we are in town! Yummy wine too!
Excellent food. Being Italian, my family is very picky... this place was delicious. Our one concern is the size of the restaurant compared to staff- the place was packed and our waitress was extremely busy, another server or two would have been better.
We have dined here numerous occasions, never disappointed.
I used to love this place but something changed. The bus boy was super rude and they took forever to bring bread and drinks and almost made us feel bad to ask for refills and stuff. The food wasn’t as good either. I won’t be going back
Consistently excellent! We love coming here for special occasions, or just a quick bite in the wine bar
Went there for daughter birthday . Food was good . Service not so good . Arrived on time for a 445 pm reservation . Were seated promptly and water and bread brought to our table . Took 35-40 minutes for drinks to arrive and they arrived after appetizers . Had to repeatedly ask for refill on soda drinks . At end of dinner we were brought dessert menu and waiter never returned to take order . Another staff member assisted at my request and finally took order for and brought dessert . Great food but restaurant appears short staffed .
Fantastic food, wonderful service!! Highly recommend this restaurant!!
Great food. Great service. Great time. The next time we are in the area, we’ll plan on eating here again.
Company’s 1 yr Anniversary
Great food and very personable staff. We took guests with us and they were definitely impressed. The Limoncello martinis are a must. All the pastas were amazing and I could have kept eating the clams all night. The liquid was so good we ended up using the bread to get every drop!
Gourmet Italia is a longtime Temecula favorite! It's like coming home to your big Italian family and being warmly greeted and fed wonderful home cooking...we leave happy and relaxed every time!
We were a group of cousins gathering for a week-end in Temecula. On one cousin's recommendation, we made reservations at Gourmet Italia. It was all that we were expecting. The restaurant was cozy, intimate, and very busy. Our waiter was very attentive and helpful. The menu was 'excellent. Next time, we'll come in much hungrier and choose something from every part of the menu. The only criticism was that the spaghetti was a bit dry because we didn't feel there was enough sauce to make it moist and tasty. The lasagna and veal dishes were excellent. What made it all truly special was when the owner came out and conversed with his customers. You knew he was interested in his patrons, took pride in his history, his restaurant and the offerings he had for his serious wine enthusiasts. We'll certainly return.
Gourmet Italia is one of our go-to restaurants. As usual the food was delicious and perfectly prepared. My only complaint is that when one has a larger party, our family was 8, not huge, but a family, they crammed us into a corner booth and sardined chairs around the outside until they got to 8. Factually, they did this to us once before. It is a bush league tactic and one that for the prices they charge, not an acceptable practice.
So, would I recommend GI to a friend? Only a couple, not a family.
We had a good time. The service and the food were good.
Unfortunately we couldn’t leave a five star review like a lot of others because we were put at the five person table right next to the back door where the kitchen people come in and out and the fan keeps turning on. Not to mention people taking were trash out and moving chairs around all for our viewing pleasure through a dirty glass window.We were also in the main pathway of the servers going back-and-forth to get the food. There should not be a table where we sat at all! It was noisy and made our dining experience a bad one . I honestly felt like we were Purposely placed out of the limelight from others in the dining room that we expected to sit in! We were dressed very nicely and we’re celebrating my son‘s birthday. I told them this ahead of time that it was his birthday and they didn’t acknowledge it at all. Our service was very rushed. I am not recommending this “fine” dining experience
It was such a great experience. Server was knowledgeable about the menu and specials, very attentive. We will definitely be back.
Had a wonderful time celebrating my wife’s birthday with friends and family. The food and service were impeccable. It is a little bit pricey but not bad for the quality of the food. Authentic Italian food and fancy enough for a special date but still comfortable if going for a casual meal. Who knew such a place existed in a strip mall in Temecula. My new favorite restaurant in Temecula!
On of the best Italian restaurant anywhere.
Top notch food and service. The specials are always the hi light of the dining experience. I’m a repeat customer and will continue to be.
Absolutely awesome experience here, as always!!
Gourmet Italia never disappoints. Faith, our server, was fantastic.
What a great place to celebrate our wedding anniversary with another couple who share the same wedding date. Exquisite food, great wine, friendly service...and a special dessert to boot! Highly recommended for any occasion...you won't be disappointed!
Second time there was even better than first. The Burrata and the Calamari were exceptional.
Father’s Day dud. The food was lackluster and overpriced. The waitress was nice but she had too many tables assigned to her.
Food is good for Italian staples but there is always a wait despite booking a reservation. The owner was nice about us waiting but the hostess (maybe she's not the same every night so I wouldn't discount the place) should not be working in the service industry as all she told us was "a reservation isn't a guarantee you will be sat", to which we acted shocked about and she retorted, "what? I'm only telling you the truth".
That aside we had a pleasant evening and the waitress we had was wonderful!