Dine & Shop

Local food and shopping in the Idyllwild area

Dining & Shopping in Idyllwild

From cozy cafes and eclectic restaurants to unique boutiques and specialty shops, Idyllwild has something for everyone. Indulge in delicious Mexican cuisine at La Casita, savor Italian-inspired dishes at Café Aroma, or enjoy a wine tasting experience at Middle Ridge Winery. For those with dietary restrictions, many eateries offer gluten-free and vegan options.

In addition to its vibrant culinary scene, Idyllwild boasts a variety of local markets and shops. Stock up on essentials at Fairway Foods or Idyllwild Village Market, or explore the unique offerings at Miss. Sunshine’s General Store and The Spruce Moose.

Throughout the year, Idyllwild hosts a range of community events that showcase the town’s spirit and creativity. Don’t miss the weekly Farmer’s Market! It’s held every Sunday from 9am to 2pm at Town Hall, where you can find fresh, locally-sourced produce and artisanal goods.

Weekly Farmer’s Market

Every Sunday from 9am to 2pm – Idyllwild Farmer’s Market located at Town Hall: 25925 Cedar Street

Annual Tree Lighting Ceremony

Taking place annually on November 26th. The Ceremony begins at 2:00pm with local non-profits offering information, gift items, and crafts and food booths.  Live music and entertainment begins at 4:00pm, and the lighting of the trees occurs just after sundown around 5:15pm. 


Idyllwild Guide

Whether you’re a local or a visitor, this guide will help you navigate the best dining, shopping, and community experiences that Idyllwild has to offer. Explore, indulge, and immerse yourself in the unique charm of our lovely mountain town. Below you’ll find an icon map that denotes the amenities and food options are available at each particular location.

Icon Map

– Outdoor seating when weather permits.
 – Gluten-free options available.
– Vegan options available.

Food & Dining

Mexican cuisine open for dine-in.

Hours: 7 days a week 11am – 8pm.

Check here for most current updates for La Casita.

(951) 659-6038

Italian-driven menu open for dine-in.

Hours: Mon-Sun 11am – 8pm. Closed Thursday.

Check here for most current updates for Cafe Aroma.

(951) 659-5212

Wine selection and small plates open for dine-in. Live music on the weekends.

Check here for most current updates for Middle Ridge.

(951) 659-9000

Comfort food with bakery open for dine-in, take-out with curbside service, and delivery for orders over $30. 

Hours: Mon-Thurs 6am – 8pm. Fri & Sat 6am – 9pm. Sunday 7am – 8pm

(951) 659-2600

FERRO – Menu 

Italian fusion open for heated patio dine-in, take-out and curbside pickup. Check Facebook link below for daily specials.

Hours: Thus-Mon 2pm – 8pm. Closed Tuesday & Wednesday.

Check here for most current updates for the FERRO.

(951) 659-0700

In-house brewery with contemporary American menu open for heated patio dine-in and take-out.

Hours: Sun-Thurs 11am – 9pm, Fri-Sat 11am-10pm.

Check here for most current updates for the Idyllwild Brewpub.

(951) 659-0163

Sandwich shop with fresh organic ingredients, baked goods made in-house, locally sourced coffee, and a deli counter open for patio dine-in, take-out, and delivery for $5 fee. 

Hours: Wed-Fri 8am – 5:30pm, Sat-Sun 7am – 5:30pm

Check here for most current updates from Stevie’s Habit Rabbit.

(951) 468-4723

Breakfast restaurant open for dine-in and take-out.

Hours: Thurs-Mon 8am-4pm, Closed Tuesday & Wednesday.

Check here for most current updates from Mama’s Egg House.

(951) 659-1276

Asian fusion open with dine-in, patio seating, curbside pick-up, and delivery starting at 11am Mon-Fri for $5 fee and $25 minimum.

Hours: Mon-Fri 8am – 3pm, Saturday & Sunday 8am – 5pm, Closed Wednesday.

Check here for most current updates for the Mile High Cafe.

(951) 659-2008

Bakery, coffee, and tea shop open for take-out and outdoor patio seating. 

Hours: Mon-Sun 6:30am – 5pm, Closed Wednesday.

Check here for most current updates for Alpaca Coffee & Tea.

(951) 468-4487

Small-batch, locally-focused coffee roaster specializing in Direct Trade coffees from around the world.

Hours: Mon & Thurs 9:30am – 1:30pm, Fri-Sun 9am – 5pm

Check here for most current updates for Black Mountain Coffee.

(951) 468-5095

Quirky neighborhood coffee shop serving organic java & light fare in cozy surrounded with a patio.

Hours: Mon-Sun 7am – 5:30pm

Check here for most current updates for Higher Grounds.

(951) 659-1379

New American cuisine open for take-out and delivery, and patio dine-in when weather permits.

Hours: Mon & Thurs 12pm – 6pm, Fri & Sat 12pm – 8pm, Sun 11am-7pm, Closed Tuesday & Wednesday.

Check the link below to view their temporary menu.

Check here for most current updates for The Gastrognome.

(951) 659-5055

Mexican cuisine open for dine-in and take-out.

Hours: Tues-Sun 11am – 8pm. Closed Wednesdays & Thursdays.

Check here for most current updates for Manzanita.

(951) 468-4002

Swiss-infused American cuisine open for dine-in. Also, offering frozen dinners for restaurant-quality meals to take home.

Hours: Mon-Fri 11am – 2pm

Click here for most current updates for Tommy’s.

(951) 468-4222

Authentic Italian open for dine-in and take-out.
Hours: Tues-Fri & Sun 11am – 8pm, Fri & Sat 11am-10pm

(951) 659-3900

Pizza joint open for dine-in and take-out.

Hours: Sun-Thurs 11:30am – 8pm, Fri-Sat 11:30am – 9pm

Check here for most current updates for the IDY Pizza.

(951) 659-5900 

Home-cooked comfort food with patio dine-in.

Hours: Daily 7am-2pm

Check here for most current updates for the Red Kettle.

(951) 659-4063

The Sunflower – Menu  

Cafe and bakery open for take-out and delivery (same location as previous Town Baker that closed). Also offering catering, a personal chef service “Cabin Catering” and cooking classes.

Hours: Thurs-Mon 8am – 3pm

Check here for most current updates for The Sunflower.

(951) 468-6877

Wine bar serving small plates for brunch and dinner from an organic inspired menu with gluten free and paleo options.

Hours: Daily 1pm – 7pm 

Check here for most current updates for the Idyll-Awhile Bistro.

(909) 714-0945

Bakery open for take-out. Located close to public seating.

Hours: Thurs-Sun 8am – 2pm.

Check here for most current updates and menu for Amelia’s.

(760) 285-4270

Sandwich and ice cream shop open for take-out. Located close to public seating.

Hours: Thus-Sun 11am – 4pm, Sat 11am – 5pm, Closed Mon-Wed

Check here for most current updates for the Atomic Cow.

(951) 659-4043

Bar and grill specializing in burgers.

Hours: Mon-Sun 11am – 9pm

(951) 659-0315

Idy Sushi Rolls – Menu 

Sushi restaurant open for take-out with limited patio seating.

Hours: Mon-Sun 11am – 9pm

(951) 527-0011

Idyology – Menu 

Italian-based cuisine open for take-out and patio dine-in when weather permits.

Hours: Mon-Sun 12pm – 9pm.

Check here for most current updates for Idyology.

(951) 527-0030

Local Markets & Shopping

One of our two main grocery stores. 

(951) 659-2737

One of our two main grocery stores. 

(951) 659-3800

Farm fresh eggs, milk, and more.

Temporary hours: 10am-6pm daily.

Check here for most current updates for Miss. Sunshine’s General Store.

(951) 659-1212

Temporary hours: Thus-Monday 1pm-4pm, Closed Tues-Wed.

Check here for most current updates for Merkaba Tea.

(951) 659-2805

Check here for most current updates for The Spruce Moose.

(951) 692-2015

Check here for most current updates for the Candy Cupboard.

(951) 659-5502

Check here for most current updates for the Candy Cupboard.

(951) 659-2305

Idyllwild Ice Cream and Jerky

Check here for most current updates for Idyllwild Ice Cream and Jerky.

(951) 468-4569

Hours: 10am – 5:30pm Daily.

Check here for most current updates for Wooley’s.

(951) 659-0017

Hours: Thus-Fri 1pm – 4:30pm, Sat-Sun 11am – 6pm

Check here for most current updates from Ajaba.

(877) 212-5222

Hours: Wed-Fri, 11am – 4pm, Sat-Sun 10am – 5pm

Check here for most current updates from A Piece of Idyllwild.

(951) 468-4300

Hours: Mon-Thurs 11am – 4pm, Fri-Sat 10am – 6pm, Sunday 10am – 5pm

Check here for most current updates from A Piece of Idyllwild.

(951) 659-0202

Additional Services

Massage parlor with treatments including Deep Tissue, Swedish, Trigger Point, Sports, Lomi Lomi, Myofascial Release, Stretching and more…

Hours: Mon-Sat 9:30am – 6pm

(951) 389-4137

Mobile massage with treatments including neuromuscular therapy, deep tissue, reflexology, prenatal, hot stone, Thai stretching, cranial-sacral techniques, CBD-infusion, and sports massage 

Hours: Mon-Sun 10am – 7pm

(951) 223-1843

Full-service family hair care salon.

Hours: Tues-Sat 9am – 5pm

(951) 659-2751

Delivery service for restaurants, groceries, hardware, etc.

(951)-512-0800

Local ride and delivery service, our local version of Uber/Lyft. Download their app.

Free shuttle going to and from Idyllwild from neighboring cities. Reservations required.

(951) 426-9688