Prix Fixe Dinner or Lunch for Two at Café Merlot (Up to 60% Off)

Rancho Bernardo

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In a Nutshell

Prix fixe lunch and dinner menus spoil palates with chef-selected items such as fruit and cheese plates, garden salads, and grass-fed beef

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Promotional value expires 90 days after purchase. Amount paid never expires. Limit 1 per person. Valid only for option purchased. Reservation required. Dine-in only. Dinner option valid on Fridays only. Merchant is solely responsible to purchasers for the care and quality of the advertised goods and services.

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Choose Between Two Options

For a complete evening, the dinner option can be redeemed during Sunset Artwalk at the Winery events, which occur every Friday from 4 p.m. to 8 p.m., until October 4. The events typically feature live music and local artists.

Café Merlot

Located between the barrel room and the vineyards at the historic Bernardo Winery, Café Merlot combines Europe cuisines with Southern California flare. Café Merlot co-owner Toni Kraft grew up in a home with the smells of baking bread, and counts planting, harvesting, and consuming fava beans with her grandmother among her fondest childhood memories. After a career in catering in the Midwest, where she worked alongside the likes of Oprah Winfrey and Wolfgang Puck, Toni brings an experienced but experimental philosophy to her current restaurant’s seasonally-changing menus. And with the help of executive chef Ferdinand, Toni also helps with the cooking classes, which range from cooking with wine to Super Bowl snacks, spreads, and marinades.

The bistro uses the 123-year-old winery’s rustic surroundings to great effect. On the patio, olive trees and grapevines gossip above diners. Indoors, a warm-toned Tuscan ambiance welcomes guests. Sundays see Chef Daniel roll out some of his specialties on the brunch menu, such as lobster eggs benedict and Kahlua French toast, making the cafe an enticing destination for a romantic breakfast date or a confusing business meeting.

Customer Reviews

I love the opportunity to learn new cooking techniques. This past opportunity was very enjoyable, though less teaching was given than the previous class. Our group did enjoy the time and meeting new people.
Sylvia W. · February 10, 2017
Way too many people at this class for the space they had. The food was good but I felt like we were piled into a room together
Monica T. · January 12, 2017
Just have a fun time!
Shilow S. · January 13, 2016
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    Rancho Bernardo

    13330 Paseo Del Verano Norte

    San Diego, CA 92128


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