The Veranda Restaurant

4.7
419 reviews
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$30 and under
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Californian
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  • Scenic View
  • Great for Lunch
  • Special Occasion
While dining at the most atmospheric restaurant in Fallbrook, you can gaze at our sparkling lake and gorgeous grounds while enjoying a delicious meal prepared with seasonal produce from our on-site vegetable and fruit gardens. We offer patio heaters during the winter months and fans during the warmer months. Reservations are recommended. Enjoy a stroll through our many gardens before or after you dine at The Veranda.
Dining Style
Casual Elegant
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Cuisines
Californian, American, Vegetarian
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Hours of operation
Lunch: Thursday - Friday: 11:00am - 2:00pm; Brunch: Saturday - Sunday: 9:00am - 1:00pm
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Phone number
(760) 728-6466
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Payment options
AMEX, Discover, MasterCard, Visa
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Dress code
Casual Dress
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Executive chef
Luis Ramos
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Neighborhood
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Cross street
S. Mission Road
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Parking details
The Veranda Restaurant offers free parking located directly on our property.
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Additional
Gluten-free Menu, Outdoor dining, View, Weekend Brunch, Wine
What 419 People Are Saying
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4.7based on recent ratings
4.6
food
4.6
service
4.9
ambience
4.6
value
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98% of people would recommend it to a friend
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5.0Dined 3 days ago

We felt very fortunate to have gotten a table at the last minute. And it was a great lunch. The staff was wonderful and super helpful. The food was the best. The scenery was beautiful, as always. Thank you for a wonderful 50th anniversary lunch.

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5.0Dined on June 17, 2018

The food was delicious and the grounds were beautiful. We cannot wait to come back.

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5.0Dined on June 15, 2018

We had a wonderful lunch with out of town friends. It was so peaceful and relaxing. The food was excellent.

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4.0Dined on June 15, 2018

Great ambiance, great service, food is well presented but nothing great to

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5.0Dined on June 10, 2018

Took my mom for her birthday and she loved it. You need reservations because seating is very limited. It has the feel of an old time Southern Porch with a great view of the lake and excellent food. Highly recommend.

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3.0Dined on June 10, 2018

We have been to this restaurant many times - we always like to take out of town company there for Sunday brunch whenever we can. It is not a place where you should be in a rush - it is a relaxing atmosphere - beautiful scenery and somewhere to enjoy. HOWEVER... this past Sunday (6/10) we were seated at 12:00 Noon..... given 2 menus (there were 4 of us) - and NO ONE came back to A. give us additional menus - water OR ANYTHING for 20 minutes! Asked servers passing by for the above several times - with no action. Very embarrassing for us - and really not acceptable - especially because there were MANY empty tables so they could not have been THAT busy. Very disappointing visit.

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4.0Dined on May 31, 2018

i loved the relaxed feel and serene surroundings that I experienced. The food was great too!

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5.0Dined on May 31, 2018

The location is amazing! I felt like I was in the gardens at Disney World, only better. The food, service, and price were all exceptional. This will definitely be added on our “favorites” list.

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5.0Dined on May 26, 2018

Enjoyed the meal! Thank you for the tickets to the gardens as a wedding was happening.

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5.0Dined on May 26, 2018

This met and exceeded our expectations. I would definitely recommend Veranda. Quiet, laid-back service, and great food that was beautifully presented.

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5.0Dined on May 24, 2018

Everything was wonderful. I think either the chef didn't understand the waitress order or the waitress took it down incorrectly for one in our party but it was handled immediately, and she received the correct order. The place is lovely, the food is great, and the ambiance is delightful.

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5.0Dined on May 20, 2018

This was my second time at Veranda and it was just what I expected. Lovely! Everything about it was terrific. Plan to visit again. Service couldn't have been better. Food was perfect. View the gardens afterwards for a real treat.

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5.0Dined on May 20, 2018

Came with one of my boys (6 yrs old). We loved the food and the gardens.

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5.0Dined on May 11, 2018

This was my first time to eat at the veranda I will definitely come back. my sister was here from Colorado visiting the atmosphere is awesome can't wait to visit again

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5.0Dined on May 11, 2018

Outstanding service, delicious food, and an absolutely beautiful setting for a delicious lunch.

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5.0Dined on May 10, 2018

The food was delicious and very well presented. Our server was outstanding, very patient and helpful.

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5.0Dined on May 10, 2018

Gorgeous setting,beautifully presented food, terrific service (Crystal). We will return...maybe for brunch

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5.0Dined on May 5, 2018

We decided to celebrate Mother's Day early to avoid the crowds. What a beautiful place to have a weekend brunch! The food choices were plentiful and the food was delicious. Afterwards, we walked the gardens. What a lovely place. I highly recommend it to anyone looking for a restaurant to celebrate a special occasion.

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5.0Dined on May 4, 2018

Everything was amazing, I couldnt believe how cheap there food was. The place is very upscale and beautiful

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4.0Dined on May 4, 2018

We loved lunch overlooking peaceful ambience of the water. The only disappointment of the day was not being told that you can only go to the gardens until 2. I had chosen that place in particular to celebrate my friend's birthday so we could walk in the gardens after lunch.

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5.0Dined on May 4, 2018

Great experience for a quiet relaxing lunch. Servers are professional, polite and attentive. The grounds are immaculate and great to walk around with a glass of champagne. We got married here ten years ago and they gave us a great discount on lunch during our anniversary month. Totally recommend Grand Tradition for a simple brunch/lunch or a planned event. This venue is so well run.

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5.0Dined on May 3, 2018

Great little hidden spot in Fallbrook wonderful eating Outdoors beautiful setting good service food was great only drawback is they are only open twice a week for lunch and for weekend brunch. Reservations are a little difficult at times to get as there are very few tables perhaps 12 only.

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5.0Dined on April 27, 2018

Beautiful setting. Food presentation beyond excellent. Selection and quality of food exceptional.

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5.0Dined on April 20, 2018

We were very impressed with the gardens and the Veranda restaurant. The gardens were well manicured and very peaceful. The food was delicious and well presented. We will definitely return and bring other friends.

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5.0Dined on April 15, 2018

Elegant Brunch, fantastic Scenery, and a great value.

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5.0Dined on April 15, 2018

This restaurant is set in The Beverly Mansion in Fallbrook, CA. We sat on the veranda of the restaurant for Sunday Brunch. Indoor seating is available, but the veranda overlooks the gardens, the man-made lake and the beautiful gazebo. Amazing food and wine list. Jolene, our server, was very attentive and informative about the menu choices.

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5.0Dined on April 15, 2018

Great as always. My wife and I were married at the Grand Tradition in 2002 and love that we can take our daughters there for Sunday brunch.

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5.0Dined on April 13, 2018

This is the most serene place for a meal with quiet conversation time. Diners can easily converse with each other and hear quiet chatting. The view is great too.

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4.0Dined on April 6, 2018

Would have liked to know there was a wedding happening as we had to leave before we were ready.

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5.0Dined on March 31, 2018

Our visit to the Gand Trradition was exquisite! The setting it breathtaking, the ding area is perfect and very relaxing. We met friends and it was great to be able to chat as there wasn't any noise to deal with. Now about the Food! We all 4 loved every bit of our meal! I had the Wellington Benedict... oh my what a foodie delight!! Two people had sandwiches and one had a Belgian waffle, everybody was happy and sufficiently suffonsified. We will mostbdefinittely be returning.

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5.0Dined on March 30, 2018

This is the perfect restaurant for folks who like to have quiet conversation during the meal! So many restaurants are so noisy! Patrons can unwind from their stressful lives in a beautiful garden setting. This is now my favorite restaurant with delightful menu choices! A rare gem hidden in Fallbrook!

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2.0Dined on March 24, 2018

1. Snacks provided on the table (vegetables with dip) looked old and limb. Upon request to have them replaced we were told they all looked that way and had just been placed on the table for us.

2. The champagne we ordered was flat (hardly any bubbles left).

3. Food we ordered was so so.

4. We were offered to buy tickets for the Garden, even though it had already closed for the day.

5. Nice service, but slow (it wasn't very busy).

6. View and ambiance was great!

This restaurant was recommended to us. Overall we were disappointed -- unfortunately.

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5.0Dined on March 22, 2018

Had a wonderful lunch in a beautiful garden setting. Really good quality food, especially enjoyed the avocado roll appetizer.

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5.0Dined on March 17, 2018

Everything was perfect. Just need bigger coffee cups :)

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5.0Dined on March 15, 2018

This was probably my 8th visit to the Veranda. Absolutely love it! Any special occasion calls for a trip to the Veranda. The grounds are beautiful, the food is yummy and the service is wonderful!

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5.0Dined on March 4, 2018

My husband and I stopped for brunch. The resturant is beautiful and the food was very good. The food presentation was also beautiful with a flower on your plate.We had both breakfast and lunch. Both iteams were delicious.I will go back again.

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5.0Dined on March 4, 2018

This was my first time. A friend treated me to the Sunday Brunch.
The meal was delicious. Walking the beautiful gardens and surrounding grounds was a wonderful experience. I have visited the town of Fallbrook on several occasions and had no idea this beautiful place was here. I will definitely return.

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5.0Dined on March 3, 2018

Beautiful ambiance, calm and relaxing while eating a great breakfast! We loved the special touches such as the flowers on our plates, the special attention from our waitress and the ease of ordering when we were ready, made this experience perfect. Thank you!

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5.0Dined on March 2, 2018

Great food, open veranda restaurant overlooking beaiputiful, pristine grounds. Can’t get much better than this for a serene, delicious lunch with friends.

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5.0Dined on March 1, 2018

I had friends staying at the Welk Timeshare Resort. While the men played golf, my girlfriends and I took a trip to Fallbrook to have lunch at The Grand Tradition. It was a cool (low 60s), but sunny day. The heaters on the veranda kept us comfortably warm. The environment was relaxing and perfect for quiet conversation. The tables had linen tablecloths and napkins and the chairs were quite comfortable. The menu offered a good variety of food selections and nice wine choices as well The food was fresh, colorful, well-prepared and delicious. We thoroughly enjoyed our experience and since my friends were visiting from Chicago and Kansas City, it was particularly enjoyable to have an outdoor meal in early March.

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