Cordiano Winery

15732 Highland Valley Rd, Escondido CA 92025

Top 10 Recommended Editor's Pick Private Room View Outdoor Seating

Nestled in the hills of Highland Valley in North County San Diego, you'll find Cordiano Winery. This family-owned and operated vineyard takes pride in the craftsmanship of quality wines and the labor practiced for ages in the old country. The winery is a lifelong dream realized; a reflection of the love and passion of its proprietors, Gerardo, and Rosa Cordiano.

Reservations


  Business Info

  • Address: 15732 Highland Valley Rd, Escondido CA 92025
  • Cross Street:
  • Cuisine: Desserts | Italian | Pasta | Pizza |
  • Cost: | Inexpensive
  • Category: Winery
  • Star Rating:
  • Reservations: Recommended
  • Dress Code: Casual
  • Meals Served: Lunch | Dinner |
  • Parking: Private Lot |
  • Payment Options: VISA | Amex | MasterCard | Discover | Cash |
  • Corkage Fee: N/A
  • Phone: 760-469-9463
  • Features: Outdoor Seating,
  • Occasion: Romantic Dining, Business Dining, Special Occasion, Trendy / Hip, Date Night,

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  Business Hours

Reservations Available

Monday
Restaurant | Closed
Tuesday
Restaurant | Closed
Wednesday
Restaurant | All Day noon - 8 p.m.  
Thursday
Restaurant | All Day noon - 8 p.m.  
Friday
Restaurant | All Day noon - 8 p.m.  
Saturday
Restaurant | All Day noon - 9 p.m.  
Sunday
Restaurant | All Day noon - 8 p.m.  

Customer Reviews & Ratings

Overall: 10/10
Food: 10/10
Service: 10/10
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Value: 10/10
Sep 09, 2020
Alicia G.

Perfect, just wish it wasn’t 110 degrees when we went, not all the spots had the water misters. Beautiful view!


Overall: 10/10
Food: 10/10
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Sep 07, 2020
Moacir V.

Best view we have in southern california for wineries. My wife and I love it and we always have a great time in Primo Amore (first love.)


Overall: 10/10
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Sep 07, 2020
Julie W.

Enjoyed the atmosphere with required masks and social distancing of guests.


Overall: 10/10
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Sep 07, 2020
Kathy H.

Had a great afternoon


Overall: 10/10
Food: 10/10
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Sep 07, 2020
Vicki K.

We love the food, wine, view & ambiance. Installing a few more roller shades would have made our last several visits even more enjoyable


Overall: 10/10
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Sep 07, 2020
Alice B.

Always great. We have been here a bunch of times and it never fails. Food is excellent. Music is terrific. Even though we were there on the hottest day in history, we were comfortable in the shade. Will be back! Working our way through the menu.


Overall: 10/10
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Sep 07, 2020
Stephanie Y.

We had an absolutely incredible time celebrating two birthdays. The food and view are the best! We will definitely be back!!


Overall: 10/10
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Sep 05, 2020
Chris T.

We are regulars, but this app to book the table was a great deal easier than the old way!


Overall: 10/10
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Sep 03, 2020
Julie B.

Always an amazing place with amazing staff!!!


Overall: 10/10
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Aug 31, 2020
Kevin W.

What a great time and an amazing view! To top it all off we got to Gerardo and visit with him before the night was over! Fantastic experience! We will return!


Overall: 10/10
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Aug 25, 2020
Barbara D.

Great food, wine and view! Always a fun time!


Overall: 10/10
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Aug 24, 2020
Victor N.

Always a great meal pasta and pizza with a glass or two of wine. The view is beautiful and if you plan it right the sunset is awesome.


Overall: 10/10
Food: 10/10
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Aug 24, 2020
Maurizia C.

We love the location, Atmosphere, service and great pizza. We only miss not having espresso ☕️


Overall: 10/10
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Aug 24, 2020
Debra T.

Always friendly and excellent service. Food is always delicious as well as great wine choices.


Overall: 10/10
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Aug 24, 2020
Michelle C.

Lovely outdoor experience, delicious pizza, well organized. One minor thing I would change would be to indicate a little more clearly the process when arriving to the parking area. We didn't know that we needed to park and walk in, we thought we were suppose to wait in the car until we got some sort of signal to come in.


Overall: 10/10
Food: 10/10
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Aug 23, 2020
Chris R.

Great time, great experience! Tables nicely spaced out, feeling of safety was comforting. Great wine, great food!


Overall: 10/10
Food: 10/10
Service: 9/10
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Value: 9/10
Aug 18, 2020
Karen C.

It was hot but up high had a good breeze.-the view was amazing. All the staff were very hospitable. Pizzas showed care and were done perfectly with wonderful bread sticks to start. Difficult to reach anyone by phone as I had a question that needed answering before we came. Please add non-alcoholic beer on your beer list for people who have medication issues and can't drink wine but would like to be a part of "having a drink" instead of a soda. We were kindly allowed to bring 2 of our beers with us by Rosa, so thanks for this concession to your rules.


Overall: 10/10
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Aug 17, 2020
Robert P.

A great place. Awesome view and ambiance


Overall: 10/10
Food: 10/10
Service: 7/10
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Value: 8/10
Aug 16, 2020
Bob W.

SDG&E had a rolling blackout when we were there. They still offered a fantastic experience. The food came out quickly and the wine still flowed. Cell phones and wine bottles make a great ambiance. Highly recommend.


Overall: 10/10
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Aug 15, 2020
Rob B.

First time customer but not the last time...promise! It was GREAT from start to finish!! Everyone was so nice, so helpful, so happy to work for the customers! And our food was again, GREAT! We will return! Continued success during this crazy time


Overall: 10/10
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Aug 15, 2020
Sue C.

Very organized with COVID-19 restrictions. The opening of the lower patio also a bonus.


Overall: 10/10
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Aug 14, 2020
Vanessa M.

Coming back again! You all are fantastic.


Overall: 10/10
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Aug 14, 2020
Thomas B.

We had an excellent time. I could do without having to wear the mask, but we Had a good time anyway.


Overall: 10/10
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Aug 14, 2020
Georgette C.

I am a frequent patron at Cordiano. I love it.


Overall: 10/10
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Aug 14, 2020
Helen W.

We go there quite often not only for the wine and food but for the view as well! Has THE MOST gorgeous sunsets around! Love it ❤️


Overall: 10/10
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Aug 14, 2020
Richard M.

We loved the music on Wednesday night can’t wait to be able to dance


Overall: 10/10
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Aug 13, 2020
Todd F.

Great people with a beautiful view to go along with excellent food and wine!


Overall: 10/10
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Aug 13, 2020
Ethan O.

Great customer service atmosphere on point view and sunset amazing


Overall: 10/10
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Aug 13, 2020
Dena & Roger B.

This family owned and operated winery is a bit of Tuscany in the hills of Escondido. The food is authentic and flavorful and always served hot. The wine is good, the ambience is great and the owners are fantastic! Live music on Wednesday and Sunday evenings makes for a great date night!!


Overall: 10/10
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Aug 13, 2020
Tamara K.

Wonderful evening!!! Great food, wine, and time with friends and family!!!


Overall: 10/10
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Aug 13, 2020
Sierra M.

Always a beautiful and perfect dinner at Cordiano. Perfect restaurant for every day dining or special occasions, family friendly, or date night. This place makes you feel like you just hopped off a jet in Italy. Its stunning at every turn, is beautifully laid out and decorated, and the views are unmatched. Highly recommend.


Overall: 10/10
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Aug 13, 2020
Martha H.

It just doesn't get any better than Cordiano in terms of food, service, and ambiance. The Cordiano family is conscientious, hard-working, friendly, and always welcoming. This winery gets an A+ in every respect !


Overall: 10/10
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Aug 11, 2020
Kelleen M.

I’ve enjoyed the beauty and warmth of Cordiano Winery since the days when the kitchen was open and our tables were on the patio of the owner’s home. As I introduce friends and family to this magical place, they witness the glorious view, tasty food and wine, and built out eating areas. I still feel the secret to success - the family energy! You can’t go wrong enjoying time here; where the respect for social distancing allows you to relax and enjoy this jewel on the hill! I love the pizza, cannolis, and sangria!


Overall: 10/10
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Aug 10, 2020
Paula F.

Cordiano is an amazing venue to relax and enjoy great wine and food! I love that the owners are there mixing with the guests. It just feels very pleasant, as if I was spending a nice afternoon after at home with family and friends. The atmosphere and setting are a perfect accompaniment to the wonderful wine!


Overall: 10/10
Food: 8/10
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Value: 8/10
Aug 10, 2020
Rita S.

Excellent customer service by all the employees. In addition, the management has certainly trained everyone very well in COVID-19 procedures. One of the owners stopped by for a chat which added to the personal experience.


Overall: 10/10
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Aug 10, 2020
McKenna C.

Absolutely loved our afternoon at Cordiano. Pizza was fantastic, the Duetto Bianco is perfect for an afternoon glass of wine and they are doing a fantastic job making you feel safe and clean!


Overall: 10/10
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Aug 10, 2020
Michael K.

*They were extremely accommodating and the food was so good. Thank you!


Overall: 10/10
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Aug 10, 2020
Michele N.

Our experience at Cordiano Winery was great. First, my husband and I were seated at what I consider the best table there, number 44., at the very front of the balcony. Next the ordering process went very smoothly. We enjoyed the large house green salad, the absolutely delicious bread sticks and the Duetto Rosa. It was a beautiful and relaxing afternoon.


Overall: 10/10
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Aug 09, 2020
Leslie B.

Fabulous time!!!


Overall: 10/10
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Aug 09, 2020
Mike P.

Fantastic as always! Killer sunset with awesome wine.


Overall: 10/10
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Aug 09, 2020
Valeria A.

SUCH AN AMAZING PLACE. No wait time when you make a reservation, food came pretty quick and it was AMAZING!!!! The staff were super nice and friendly. The view was to die for and the wine was spectacular. A true italian restaurant. Worth the drive and worth every penny! Thank you Cordiano for an amazing experience ❤️


Overall: 10/10
Food: 8/10
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Aug 09, 2020
Solveig F.

Always enjoy coming back.wish you sold your sangria by the glass.


Overall: 10/10
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Aug 08, 2020
Dan F.

We've been there before, always enjoyed it. Great view, food very good, wine good. Always a nice time. Near the end of our meal, an employee came by to ask us if everything was ok. He's done this on 2 visits now. He wears his mask below his nose and sometimes his mouth even shows. We asked him to please pull it up. He said it kept slipping down. Maybe he needs a better mask. Other than that, everything was great!


Overall: 10/10
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Aug 08, 2020
Andrea C.

love this place


Overall: 10/10
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Aug 08, 2020
Janice C.

Had a wonderful afternoon.... service & food were excellent!!!


Overall: 10/10
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Aug 08, 2020
Susan W.

Love this place. The ambiance is perfect for destressing from the work week, and the food is great and wine is good!! My happy place!


Overall: 10/10
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Aug 08, 2020
Larry S.

Great relaxing environment with good food service and wine


Overall: 9/10
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Sep 05, 2020
Luis A.

Had to make a reservation on a Thursday when there where many available tables in an out door seating area. Everything worked out fine though and I enjoyed the vineyard.


Overall: 9/10
Food: 9/10
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Sep 05, 2020
MICHAEL M.

Love this place! The views over the San Pasqual Valley are amazing. Pizza was delicious and the wine paired well. All COVID restrictions were followed and did not detract from the experience. My only disappointment was I put a note that it was my wife’s birthday and nobody from the staff made a comment or recognized the special occasion. Still, would definitely go back!


Overall: 9/10
Food: 9/10
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Sep 04, 2020
Anita A.

Always a great time. Thank you!