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The Grand Oak Steakhouse and Bar

4.2
364 reviews
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$30 and under
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Steakhouse
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The rustic and inviting ambience The Grand Oak Steakhouse & Bar cultivates is mirrored in its menu, featuring classic American fare. Starter options include the blue lump crab cake with black tiger shrimp, the roasted beet salad with watermelon relish and the pan-seared scallops with blood orange salsa. Popular entrees include the tender Grand Oak ribeye, the crispy Jidori Farm chicken breast with roasted eggplant and the vegetarian-friendly panisse with carrot puree, eggplant and tomato confit and cilantro pesto. The comfort food theme at The Grand Oak Steakhouse & Bar continues with the sweet and tangy strawberry shortcake for dessert.

The Grand Oak Steakhouse & Bar also has a popular Sunday brunch featuring menu items like the gruyere and vegetable frittata, the salmon and hollandaise laden eggs Norway and the fluffy Belgian waffles with fresh berries.

Dining Style
Fine Dining
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Cuisines
Steakhouse, Mediterranean, German
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Hours of operation
Monday: Closed;
Tuesday- Saturday Lunch: 11:00am - 2:00pm;
Tuesday 4:00pm -8:00pm Steak Night Menu served after 4pm
Wednesday-Thursday Dinner: 5:00pm - 8:00pm;
Friday- Saturday Dinner: 5:00pm- 9:00pm; Sunday Brunch: 10:00am - 2:00pm "Steak House Menu available Wed thru Sat"
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Phone number
(951) 845-1151 ext. 2
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Payment options
AMEX, Discover, MasterCard, Visa
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Dress code
Business Casual
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Executive chef
Stefan Weck
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Private party facilities
Under the masterful eye of Chef Stefan Weck, we prepare inventive seasonal menus to meet your tastes. We have a banquet room that is situated next to the restaurant that can seat 85 people.
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Private party contact
Stefan Weck: (951) 845-1151
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Neighborhood
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Cross street
Overland Trail
Additional
Banquet, Bar Dining, Bar/Lounge, Beer, Dancing, Farm to Table, Fireplace, Full Bar, Happy Hour, High Tea, Non-Smoking, Outdoor dining, Private Room, Takeout, View, Weekend Brunch, Wheelchair Access, Wine
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4.2  based on all time ratings
4.3
food
4.2
service
4.2
ambience
4.3
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91% of people would recommend it to a friend
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OpenTable Diner (Palm Springs)
5.0  Dined on February 13, 2016

We are never disappointed when dining at the Grand Oak Steakhouse. The food is always outstanding and presented beautifully. This time there were six of us celebrating Valentine's Day, and we all loved the dinner and ambiance.

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RCmountain1 (Los Angeles)
4.0  Dined on January 17, 2016

The Grand Oak Steakhouse and Bar is a wonderful location for a great meal in a peaceful and serene setting. While the Highland Resort is aging, the Grand Oak Steakhouse has been modernized and works hard to accomodate special requests.

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OpenTable Diner (Palm Springs)
5.0  Dined on January 6, 2016

Had the three course prefix for $35. Complete steal for what's on offer. Wine list has been reduced quite a bit, but overall well balanced with a few good picks. Will be back soon!

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xanadu (Los Angeles)
5.0  Dined on January 3, 2016

all was excellent, the food, the service, and the ambience. however, dessert was a disappointment. lemon pie wedges were very small and the filling very tart.
consider taking your dessert choice somewhere else.

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BeckyBones (Los Angeles)
5.0  Dined on January 3, 2016

I went with 2 of my girlfriends for Brunch. We were there around noon and it was not too busy. The decor is outdated and the wall with pictures should be torn down to make it all windows so that everyone has a great view of the lavender fields!

The service was INCREDIBLE and the food was so good! I had the Eggs Benedict and a side of potatoes. Will definitely return!

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OpenTable Diner (Los Angeles)
4.0  Dined on December 22, 2015

My fiance, David Guzman, has already emailed and addressed our issues we had with our waitress.

The only thing I would add is what happened to the bread & butter or a glass of water? Why did we have to ask for our glass of wine that comes with the meal? It was not offered. And the mashed potatoes had no flavor

Was disappointed this time.

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Pln4kps (Palm Springs)
2.0  Dined on December 8, 2015

I enjoyed the Restaurant very much. I brought 7 others for a very enhoyable Birthday celebration. It was so nice I decided to bring another friend to introduce her to the Inn.
We were not able to sit in the restaurant but had to sit in the bar area. It was much too light for dinner, the tables were close together, the menu was limited we still enjoyed it only not nearly what was expected.

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brownie (San Diego)
5.0  Dined on December 5, 2015

Great service, attentive without being intrusive. Pianist playing in the dining room. Excellent butternut squash soup. Steaks were good, steak sauce a little sweet but who puts steak sauce on a top quality steak? Would have preferred more of the herb butter that came with the rolls rather than sauce. Accompanying vegetables were a good assortment including roasted parsnips and brussel sprouts. Certainly no need to order aditional side of vegetables. I would of liked them to be a little hotter. Steaks were very good. Two double lamb chops were a substantial serving. Would have liked them more rare but then most people would like them medium. The star of the meal was the dessert tapas. They would outdo anything in LA or San Diego. Included were a tart tropical sorbet that was a good refreshing contrast to the dark chocolate mousse, creme brulee, beignet with warm chocolate sauce and a great apple gelle.
A good experience out in Cherry Valley.

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LaydeeA (Los Angeles)
5.0  Dined on December 4, 2015

Dating can be a challenge in picking a place. My Date and I dined in the quaint little bar off the side to the main room. The atmosphere was wonderful, staff was friendly, and the meal was excellent! The lavender inspiration was a neat touch and hearing the history was memorable. My date and I were even speaking on behalf of making and evening to stay the night in this mini peaceful getaway. Total thumbs up. Great for new daters... :)

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TheHillsAngels (Los Angeles)
5.0  Dined on December 4, 2015

We decided we'd be coming back each Christmas, because it's always a pain to find someplace special enough for our group, and this one fits the bill wonderfully! They even took notes to always give us the table we like for next Christmas. Great food, great service, friendliness and accommodations. We love the Grand Oak.

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ErinC (Richmond)
4.0  Dined on November 29, 2015

I often feel I don't get my money's worth at buffets so when our 10 person family group was looking for somewhere to have breakfast together we thought we'd try the Grand Oak. It was amazing, they allowed us to share dishes (try the fruit salad) and we were able to choose from a selection of unusual and wonderfully flavorful dishes. They had some very fun adult beverages as well for the holiday season. We didn't find a single dish we didn't enjoy and with there being 10 of us (two children) we tried almost all of them. I loved the fruit salad, enjoyed the frittata... and tasted the German pancake and french toast. I think the french toast was my least favorite. When I make it I do soak it in egg, this had a very very surface coating that hardly went in to the bread itself so yeah... it was OK, but I think that one could have been done better.

You won't be disappointed, it was nice in the dining room... we were able to all talk and hear each other and the fields outside are scenic. I hear they're more scenic in the spring when the lavender is blooming.

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HanksView (Central Coast)
5.0  Dined on November 13, 2015

Great place to go when you want a nice aged quality steak and or just a nice place to eat with great entertainment. The staff are always very friendly and polite. Tanya, thanks for the great service and laughs. We had a great time. This was our second time there and we are never disappointed.

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TonyG (Palm Springs)
5.0  Dined on November 13, 2015

My wife & I decided to eat here for my birthday. It was not our first time, but it was our best time. The food( scallops, salads & steak) was delicious, but the highlight was the service. Everyone was so kind and we were even offered a glass of very good Champagne as a birthday gift. There was music in the bar and it was a delightful evening.

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FODISE (Las Vegas)
3.0  Dined on October 23, 2015

The title says it all. Change Grand Oak Steakhouse to Grand Oak Restaurant. I make much better steaks at home. Not an exaggeration. Not evenly cooked, slightly dry and no... NO flavor. Won't be back.

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Pln4kps (Palm Springs)
5.0  Dined on October 22, 2015

Six of us celebrated a 40th Birthday dinner. The decor and location is a throw back to gentler times. The food was good the atmosphere grand and our waiter Sam was attentive tho he did forget our Birthday dessert. I would still recommend this unique venue.

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OpenTable Diner (Los Angeles)
2.0  Dined on September 26, 2015

We've been to the Grand Oak Steakhouse before and this night was not up to their previous standards. I ordered a medium steak because I felt if anyone could get it right, they could. Wrong - I received what looked like a little ball of charcoal, then asked the the server to take it back (after eating the vegetables and potatoes because it took so long to get anyones attention)- her reply, we'll take care of it as soon as we can . Instead of saying "I'll take care of this right away." So their I sat waiting with nothing to eat while everyone else in the dinner party ate.

With what a person has to pay for a nice enjoyable dinner at the Grand Oak Steakhouse, this experience was not pleasurable.

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OpenTable Diner (Los Angeles)
5.0  Dined on September 19, 2015

My husband and I had a great date night. We usually sit in the bistro, but this time we sat in the dining hall. The lighting, ambiance and pianist were an amazing combination. We enjoyed a great meal together, without our daughters, after a hectic week. I cannot say how wonderful the pianist was, great all the way around. We started with crab cakes, had the ribeye and lamb chops, and finished with French press coffee and Creme brûlée. Food was amazing, staff was on point as was music. This is our go to date night spot, every time!

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OpenTable Diner (Los Angeles)
5.0  Dined on September 18, 2015

Food is outstanding. Great old place with so much ambiance. First time there, and will return. The staff are just wonderful and welcoming. Just one thing, I took the advice of another person's review...the bar area is a little too noisy for dinner. The dining area is quieter for talking and visiting with friends.

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OpenTable Diner (Los Angeles)
5.0  Dined on September 17, 2015

I read the reviews on The Grand Oak Steakhouse and I wasn't sure what to expect. I took my husband there for his birthday. We were both very pleasntly surprised. The staff was awesome and the food was great. I would totally come here again.

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OpenTable Diner (Los Angeles)
5.0  Dined on August 30, 2015

I had been to the Highland Springs Resort to attend their annual Lavender Festival and fell in love with the location and charm then. The resort is like "the land that time forgot," with rich history and scenery that makes you feel as though you've been transported back in time. There is barely a hint that you're anywhere near a city! Needless to say, when a special occasion involving a California history lover, I knew this was the perfect place to go to brunch.

From the outset, the service was impeccable. Attentive (but not overly so) waitresses were polite and helpful. Our party didn't feel rushed, and the amout of time it took for our meals to be delivered allowed us time to converse.

The view was beautiful - we sat overlooking the lavender fields. I can't imagine how beautiful the view would be when the lavender blooms!

The food was simply amazing. I had the Eggs Norway, which featured salmon (apparently smoked on-site) resting on a freshly-baked bun, and topped with farm-fresh eggs (from chickens on-site) and the best Hollandaise sauce I've ever tasted. Ever. Every bite I put in my mouth made me say "mmmmmmm." I paired it with lavender champagne for a delightfully unique experience.

I can't wait to go there again.

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