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Lazy H Ranch

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16787 Highway 76, Pauma Valley, CA 92061-9561
+1 760-742-3669
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Carmel Valley, California
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 December 2016

My husband first took me to the Lazy H several years ago, and it quickly became my favorite restaurant. Originally built in the 20s and made into a country club in the 50s, it retains vintage charm while being laid back and comfortable, and the food is delicious - we've never had a bad meal there, and most items are... More 

1 Thank 766allyson
Huntington Beach
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9 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 November 2016

This is the best kept secret in San Diego. Close to gambling casinos and Mount Palomar It has the ambience of a small beautiful natural compound inn with extremely nice rooms great pool to use in the summer. The restaurant is open for lunch and dinner and it has great food. The bar is very unique in that it has... More 

1 Thank 569franb
Borrego Springs, California
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20 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 October 2016

Beautiful setting. Hummingbirds galore feasting at feeders hanging from the view windows to the gardens. Meal was good with a very good pino grigio. Service prompt and friendly. Outside area comprised of gardens, a swimming pool and several rooms. Old, character trees - arms outstretched. Peaceful and if you want loud Harrah's Casino is about 5 minutes away. Review prices... More 

1 Thank Meech123
Fallbrook, California
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50 reviews
42 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 September 2016

The restaurant is in an older building that is rather quaint and it is set on a beautifu, well groomed property. Views from the restaurant windows are very nice. It is a very quiet, clean environment. This was our first trip here on the recommendation of a friend who accompanied us. The service was prompt, attentive and very pleasant. Each... More 

2 Thank 633KPD
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3 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 August 2016

Food was delicious, service was fast, and the food was hot when it arrived at the table. We skipped dessert, we were too full from dinner. Next time we'll save room!

1 Thank Julie W
Escondido, California
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14 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 July 2016

We enjoy staying here especially when on of our favorite bands are playing at Harrahs! Great Rooms and Great Restaurant!

3 Thank Dennis J
Pauma Valley, California
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11 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 June 2016

Have been with others...who don't share my delight in being there..Some friends have had not so good meals...we love the broasted chicken...the best.

2 Thank Lois P
Amman, Jordan
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20 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 April 2016

Very nice experience near Pauma Valley. The ranch is surrounded by hundreds of orange trees and you can smell the trees when sitting in front of your room in the evening. Marvellous sensation, serenity, calm and beauty. Friendly atmosphere, nice cocktail lounge, good restaurant. A must.

2 Thank Unlimited_Zen
Valley Center, California
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91 reviews
57 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 27 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 April 2016

We love taking a Saturday or Sunday drive out thru beautiful Pauma Valley and stopping in for a lovely dinner at Lazy H Ranch. Excellent food and drinks!

Thank pdorschel
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 February 2016

I passed by and would stay at near by casino. I finally tried and i can honestly say I enjoy myself. Its so peaceful and you don't have all that smoke. I been in most of the rooms. There are so old school and makes me feel; in peace. very cute, the grounds are so beautiful and the cats are... More 

2 Thank Mike S

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Business meetings, Child-friendly
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 16787 Highway 76, Pauma Valley, CA 92061-9561
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Pauma Valley
  • Phone Number: +1 760-742-3669
Built in the 1920's, this ranch style restaurant and motel is located along Highway 76 in the back county of San Diego. Formerly a sleepy stretch of road, Highway 76 now connects 4 major casino resorts: Valley View, Harrah's Rincon, Casino Pauma, and Pala. Most visitors drive right by the Lazy H, those who do stop in are treated to a step back in time. The dining room is right out of the 50s, the menu is varied and wholesome. Weekends are busiest, when locals come out to dine.

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