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

Pinnacle Restaurant – Main Menu


-Small Plates-

Grilled Spanish Octopus*+ $13

Served over beluga lentils, sauteed mixed cabbage and topped with smoked paprika oil

Wine Country Cheese plate* $13

Chef’s selection of four cheeses with strawberry, apricots, candied walnuts and gourmet crackers

Herb Encrusted Hokkaido Scallops* $14

Served over artichoke lemon risotto and drizzled with a balsamic grape reduction

Spicy Catalan Shrimp* $14

Sautéed jumbo shrimp tossed in a spicy Catalan sauce and served over grilled Ciabatta bread

Crispy Brussel Sprouts*¹ $13

Served with sliced almonds,goat cheese crumbles, dried cranberries, friend egg, and a hibiscus drizzle


Mushroom Trio Cream Soup $8

Mushroom lover’s dream: Portobello, Porcini, and Button Mushrooms broth based with herbs and Reisling wine

Soup de Jour $7

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

-Sandwiches and Burgers-

Turkey Sourdough Sandwich $17

Bacon, Lettuce, Avocado, Tomato, and Turkey sandwich served on Sourdough bread with fries

Chipotle Chicken Sandwich $16

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

Blackened Salmon Sandwich* $17

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

Ray’s Famous Black Angus Burger $16/13

Black angus beef grilled to perfection with melted Monterrey Jack cheese, sautéed mushrooms, lettace and tomato served with fries

California Burger $17/14

Angus burger with fried egg, bacon, avocado, roasted poblano chilies, remoulade sauce, pepper jack cheese with lettace and tomato served with fries

Serrano Chile burger $16/13

Black Angus burger with lettuce, tomato, roasted serrano chile, pepper jack cheese and a scallion aioli served with fries

-Large Plates-

Santa Barbara Salad $16

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

Add Chicken Breast $5 Add Salmon Fillet $8 Add Shrimp $6

Ahi Crunchy Salad* $19

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

Baby Arugula Steak Salad* $19

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

Lobster Mac & Cheese $25

Orecchiette pasta prepared in a four cheese sherry wine sauce with fresh Maine lobster, crispy pork belly and shaved parmesan cheese

Seafood Portofino* $24

Maine lobster, jumbo shrimp and Hokkaido scallops with shallots, fresh garlic, basil, sundried-tomatoes, artichoke hearts in a white wine sauce

Wild Mushroom & Grilled Chicken Pasta* $18

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 Shrimp*¹ $19

Fresh garlic, shallots, and basil sautéed in Mediterranean oil and finished with white wine tossed with pasta and topped with sun-dried tomatoes, artichokes, and sautéed shrimp

Substitute: Chicken-no charge, Salmon +$2

Jumbo Shrimp Pasta $19

Sauteed Jumbo Shrimp with fresh garlic, basil, shallots with red bell peppers, artichoke hearts, asparagus, and sun-dried tomatoes with optional gluten-free pasta

Lobster Artichoke Pasta $22

Sauteed Maine Lobster, shallots, garlic, artichoke hearts, tomato and asparagus with a white wine sauce and optional gluten-free pasta


Cannelloni Di Mare* $21

Shrimp and Maine 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* $22

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

Pan Seared Daurade* $22

Served with fresh herb, caper and olive tapenade over grilled broccolini and mixed fingerling potatoes

Herb Encrusted Steelhead Salmon* $21

Seared and oven roasted Steelhead Salmon with grilled broccolini, mixed Fingerling potatoes, and a sherry red bell pepper coulis

Porcini Encrusted Pork Tenderloin* $22

Seared and oven roasted with mixed fingerling potatoes, grilled broccolini and a wild mushroom marsala wine sauce

Mediterranean Chicken* $19

Marinated chicken airline breast pan seared and oven finished topped with sautéed fresh tomato, asparagus, shallots, garlic, basil, lemon artichoke risotto and lemon


Lemon and Strawberry Crème Brûlée $11

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

Chocolate Divinity $11

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

Home-made Ice Cream $9

Chef’s monthly house made ice cream served in a variety of delicious preparations (add $2)

  • 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 and + indicates Gluten free