Estrella’s Family Restaurant

Imelda Estrella can be found in the kitchen of Estrella’s Family Restaurant in Bonsall cooking up some award-winning family recipes, some of which are secret. Imelda takes much thought to preparing her dishes and has taken home the ‘Best Overall — Professional’ award at the Avocado Festival Culinary Contest two years in a row. She […]

Sourdough Pizza and Italian Restaurant

Where in Fallbrook can you eat all the spaghetti you want for only $3.99? Sourdough Pizza and Italian Restaurant at 321 East Alvarado Street! Owners John and Ruthie Harris not only serve pizza, but on Wednesday nights diners can eat all the spaghetti they want from 4:30 to 7:00 p.m. This dinner also includes salad […]

Wayside Caf

If you haven’t visited the Wayside Café lately it is worth a visit just to see the growing collection of coffee mugs. It has long been a Wayside Café tradition to take a favorite mug to the café and hang it on the wall with probably 80 others. What can be more comforting than to […]

Firehouse Broiler

Jackie Dean and her vintage fire engine welcome diners to their establishment on Main Street, where generous portions are status quo and no one goes away hungry! The beef and chicken dishes are grilled to perfection and the broiled hamburgers are big and juicy. For lunch try the delicious “Big Old Cheeseburger” for $6.95, which […]

Aloha from Hukilau!

“Aloha” is the first word that diners hear when they are greeted at the new Hukilau restaurant located at the Fallbrook Golf Club overlooking the oak-studded golf course. Owner John Toma, a native Hawaiian, is happy to bring the ‘Aloha Spirit’ to Fallbrook. He and his wait staff define the ‘Aloha’ mood and serve patrons […]

El Jard

Born of a desire to keep Fallbrook diners in Fallbrook, El Jardín has been a popular local dining spot for 29 years. The Fedorchak Family, Joe and Penny and Ray and Charlene, have been graciously serving their clientele at the same location since 1976. The name originated from a “name the restaurant” contest. Seventeen people […]

Trupiano’s Italian Bistro

The décor has a simplicity that radiates tranquility. Nothing busy or overdone here — crystal lamps glow softly as Italian music drifts through the air. The fine-lined wood tables welcome guests to Trupiano’s Italian Bistro at 945 S. Main Street in Fallbrook. The food is found in shades of red and green — red from […]

Fresh Mexican fare at Alberto’s on Mission

On Mission Road near the corner of Main Street is a restaurant that serves fresh Mexican fare seven days a week. Alberto’s is a “clean, well-lighted place,” as Ernest Hemmingway would say. Small pots of silk flowers add color to the tables and weaved blankets and Mexican pottery adorn the walls. Alberto’s menu is extensive […]

Fallbrook High students cook up a storm at the Warrior Grille!

It’s not just your ordinary foods class, and the students seem to have a great time as they watch their teacher, Larry Koch, create in the Warrior Grille kitchen. Students then emulate the teacher and the restaurant patrons benefit from this unique learning experience. Way beyond a normal foods class where rather mundane food is […]

Have a ‘Super’ time at The Downs Sports Bar and Grill

Looking for a great place to watch the Super Bowl? Settle into one of the comfortable overstuffed chairs at The Downs Sports Bar and Grill in Bonsall. With 18 televisions, including one with a 62-inch screen, you won’t miss a second of the game! On February 6, ‘The Downs’ will be serving a Mexican buffet […]