Menu - Pinnacle Restaurant - Falkner Winery in Temecuala Valley CAFalkner Winery


Pinnacle Restaurant – Main Menu

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-Appetizers-

Artichoke Gratinee $11

Tasty blend of artichoke and basil gratinee served with crackers and crostini’s

Petite Cheese and Fruit Plate* $10

Tamarind Ahi Lettuce Wraps* $12

Blackened Ahi Tuna, fresh avocado, mango salsa, crispy wontons with Tamarind dressing

Ancho Chili Spiced Shrimp & Avocado $12

Tempura style served with freshly house-made coleslaw and Cajun aioli sauce

Apple & Walnut Baked Brie* $13

Topped with raspberry sauce and served with assorted gourmet crackers

Seared Pork Belly* $12

Seasoned and pan-seared served over sautéed Marrow beans and organic kale with spicy secret sauce and smoked paprika oil

-Soup-

Broth Trio of Mushroom Soup $8

Chef’s preparation of a broth based wild mushroom soup with herbs and Riesling wine

Soup de Jour $7

Try our chef’s selection of a delicious, freshly prepared soup of the day

-Salads-

Santa Barbara Salad*¹ $14

Santa Barbara greens with Falkner Riesling lavender vinaigrette served with candied Walnuts, Gorgonzola cheese, fresh apples & strawberries

Add Chicken Breast $5 Add Salmon Fillet $7 Add Shrimp $6

Ahi Crunchy Salad* $17

Thinly sliced blackened Ahi on baby greens and Jicama green cabbage slaw dressed with Soy onion dressing, pickled ginger, crunchy wontons, black sesame seeds and Mandarin oranges

Octopus Salad* $16

Spanish octopus prepared “calamari” style with red bell peppers, mandarin oranges, pickled red onion, Kalamata olives, avocado, and a white balsamic gorgonzola dressing

Baby Arugula Steak Salad* $18

Seasoned and grilled center cut flat iron steak sliced and served with baby arugula, artichoke hearts, tobacco onions, cherry tomatoes, Gorgonzola cheese, crispy pancetta, marinated asparagus and a roasted tomato and shallot balsamic dressing

-Sandwiches-

Classic Italian Sub (CIS) Sandwich $16

Sliced Genoa salami, prosciutto, mortadella, spicy capicola with baby arugula, garden fresh tomatoes, Mediterranean oil, balsamic, red pepper and Kalamata olive relish with shaved Romano and Parmesan cheese on an asiago cheese Ciabatta roll

Turkey Croissant Club (BLATT) $15

Bacon, Lettuce, Avocado, Tomato, and Turkey sandwich served on a croissant with fresh slaw

Chipotle Chicken Sandwich $14

Fresh rosemary marinated chicken breast grilled, fresh tomato, Monterrey Jack cheese and a sage aioli served with fries

Blackened Salmon Sandwich* $15

Blackened Steelhead Salmon with lettuce, tomato, grilled pineapple and Cajun aioli on a toasted Ciabatta bread

-Pasta and Risotto-

(Choice of Enriched, Whole Wheat, or Gluten-free Pasta)

Lobster Mac & Cheese $18

Penne rigate pasta prepared in a four cheese sauce with lobster and prosciutto

Wild Mushroom Risotto* $16

Porcini, Portobello and Button Mushrooms with Arborio rice, Parmesan cheese and white Truffle oil

Seafood Portofino* $20

Jumbo shrimp, lobster, bay scallops, shallots, fresh garlic, basil, sundried-tomatoes, artichoke hearts, and lemon available with house-made pomodoro (red) sauce

Wild Mushroom & Grilled Chicken Pasta* $17

Trio of mushrooms, garlic, shallots, chicken, cherry wood smoked bacon, roasted red pepper, fresh thyme served on penne pasta with Parmesan cheese and smoked paprika oil

Winemaker’s Pasta with Chicken*¹ $16

Fresh garlic, shallots, and basil sautéed in Mediterranean oil and finished with white wine tossed with Linguine pasta and topped with grilled chicken breast and chopped parsley

Substitute: Shrimp +$2 Scallops +$4 Salmon +$3

-Entrees-

Cannelloni Di Mare* $18

Shrimp and Lobster mixed with Boursin Cheese, sautéed baby spinach, shallots, artichoke hearts and garlic rolled in house-made crepes topped with Sherry cream sauce and baked

Grilled Octopus* $20

Spanish Octopus braised in a court bouillon and finished on the grill with sautéed julienne carrots, red and green cabbage and Beluga lentils drizzled with smoked Paprika Oil and fresh organic lemon

Herb Encrusted Salmon* $19

Tarragon, Basil, and Thyme encrusted Salmon sautéed and oven finished with grilled broccolini, mixed Fingerling potatoes, and red bell pepper Sherry sauce

Herb Encrusted Diver Scallops* $23

Fresh, delicious Diver Scallops seared and served with sun-dried tomato and asparagus risotto drizzled with grape reduction

Alaskan Halibut* $24

Seasoned and oven roasted served with tri-colored orzo, grilled broccolini, and a red bell pepper relish with smoked paprika oil

Charbroiled Flat Iron Pork Steak* $20

Seasoned and served with tri-colored orzo, grilled broccolini, and a lemon caper white wine sauce

Grilled Bistro Steak* $22

Seasoned and served with mixed fingerling potatoes, grilled broccolini, and a balsamic grape glaze

-Desserts-

Goat Cheese Cheesecake $10

Mild and airy crustless with fresh berries and drizzled with local wild flower honey

Lemon and Strawberry Crème Brûlée $10

Delicious lemon and strawberry custard with a crispy sugar top, house-made whipped cream, and sliced strawberries

Lemon Semi-Freddo $10

Light lemon dessert served with fresh berries, raspberry sauce and house-made lady fingers

Chocolate Divinity $10

Dark chocolate cake with raspberry and white chocolate sauces with the option to add vanilla bean ice cream (add $2)

Recommended Wines: 2011 Falkner Port $7/half glass

Recommended Wines: 2012 Falkner Riesling $8/glass

  • Add $4 for split orders; 8% sales tax is added to all orders; House side salads available with soup, sandwich, pasta, or entrée for extra $6
  • A 18% gratuity will be automatically added to bill for tables of 8 or more
  • A corkage fee of $25 or the price of the wine on the list will apply to wine brought on premise
  • * Indicates Mediterranean Diet Item; extra virgin olive oil and sea salt used wherever practical in food preparation
  • ¹ Indicates item can be made Vegan upon request