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Texas Lil's Mesquite Grill

28495 Old Town Front St, Temecula, CA 92590-1888
+1 951-699-5457
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  • Excellent29%
  • Very good35%
  • Average16%
  • Poor11%
  • Terrible7%
Travellers talk about
“ribs” (12 reviews)
“fries” (10 reviews)
“burger” (15 reviews)
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American, Bar, Southwestern, Barbecue
$$ - $$$
28495 Old Town Front St, Temecula, CA 92590-1888
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Stopped by for a late night drink. Had a few Bloody Marys and Margaritas. Large, strong, cheap! Friendly bartenders. Clean, well lit bar. Worth checking out.

1  Thank Gene_Augusta
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

So you can tell by our name that we do Pechanga a lot....Texas Lil's is always either or first or last stop on any trip. Start with a margarita and you can't go wrong while you peruse the menu - anything on the menu with...More

1  Thank PechangaDuo
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We always make this our stop when in Temecula, usually annually. Nice diversion in Old Town from the wine country. Just lay back and get dirty with ribs, burgers or all their other stuff on the menu. The girls servers are all really nice and...More

1  Thank monetkids
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I was in town on business and this lace was recommended to me as a good place to take some clients. I went there the night before to check it out and make arrangements for a dinner the next day. The bartender was great but...More

Thank Christopher F
Reviewed 14 April 2017

Not bad, not great but did its job as a BBQ restaurant. Everything we ordered was acceptable with no complaints. My wife liked the cornbread as it had a ratio of sweetness to it. I enjoyed pork ribs & all my sides were good &...More

Thank MarinaMakina
Reviewed 6 April 2017

I was part of a larger group (8) and ordered the beef ribs. 4 big ribs arrived dripping in BBQ sauce. yum, finger licking good. I didn't have enough stomach space to finish the fries and corn bread (well that was because another member of...More

Thank Julie B
Reviewed 26 February 2017 via mobile

Looking for a restaurant on a Saturday night in old town Temecula can be challenging. Long wait even in late February. Lil's is big with plenty of seating. Julie was our outstanding server. We appreciated her attention and help. We ordered an Austin burger which...More

1  Thank closch7
Reviewed 14 November 2016

Food was good and the waitress was very attentive. Unfortunately, they sat us next to the bar and that atmosphere got a little rough, especially considering it was only noon.

Thank Dana V
Reviewed 20 October 2016

Came here with business colleagues for a casual meal and drinks. Met some nice bikers and the manager was friendly. Food was good (BBQ style - plenty to chose from), and had a nice assortment of craft beers. Ate outside on a perfect evening. Recommend!

Thank Danielle B
Reviewed 18 October 2016

We have been here twice first time we had pulled pork it was great. It was my birthday so i chose Lils we both had steak it was also very good. the service was great drinks were great.

Thank blair l
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$10 - US$20
American, Bar, Southwestern, Barbecue
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Television, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Bar Scene, Child-friendly, Groups
Open Hours
09:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 23:00
11:00 - 01:30
09:00 - 01:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 28495 Old Town Front St, Temecula, CA 92590-1888
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Temecula
  • Phone Number: +1 951-699-5457
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Our relaxed atmosphere has made locals and visitors alike feel at home here, and we're always happy to see familiar faces coming back again for our delicious fare and cold drinks. Our patio is dog friendly, and we even offer a menu for your four legged friend. Enjoy any game on one of our many TVs. Our menu is quite extensive, covering everything from Tex-Mex to BBQ, to burgers and fresh seafood. We offer brunch on Saturdays and Sundays, and lunch and dinner daily. We are known for our chili and ribs, but make sure you try our burgers, tri-tip, and Tex-Mex dishes as well. You will not be disappointed! For vegetarians, we offer plenty of options, like our Portabella Burger and a large selection of salads. In addition to dining in our restaurant, we also offer takeout, delivery and catering. Online ordering is available on our website.