American Restaurant in Lake Elsinore, CA

Lookout Roadhouse has served up amazing atmosphere, delicious dishes and friendly, personable service since 1945. Take in 180-degree views of Lake Elsinore while you enjoy a country-style breakfast or mouth-watering ribs for lunch. Our American restaurant serves breakfast and lunch all day, plus appetizers and desserts!

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Barbecue Restaurants with a Majestic View

Locally owned and operated, Lookout Roadhouse has an established reputation for delightful food, friendly service and spectacular views. Perfectly situated atop Lake Elsinore next to Ortega Highway, Lookout Roadhouse is an oasis of deliciousness. Our inviting patio offers views of the lake, mountains and beyond. Our menu offers the classics of BBQ restaurants, with American and BBQ cuisine. Satisfy your appetite with our homemade country-style ribs. We make our very own rib rub and sauce, and we smoke our ribs in-house. You can also dig into our popular country-style breakfast, voted one of the best breakfast restaurants in the area and served all day long. With such mouth-watering options, it’s no surprise we are a leader among restaurants in Lake Elsinore, CA. Our roadhouse is currently for sale, so if you’re interested in purchasing our historic location, give us a call!

Our outdoor patio, which accommodates up to 40 guests, is a favorite spot for residents and visitors. It’s the perfect spot to meet a diverse crowd of locals and highway travelers. Guests from all over love to stop here to take in the views, enjoy the historic charm of the building and relish our fantastic food. If you’re looking for a restaurant in Lake Elsinore, Lakeland Village, Terra Cotta, Menifee, or Canyone Lake, CA that has more to offer, you won’t find it.We’ve been one of the favorite lunch restaurants here for over 70 years and are excited to continue our delivery of superior service and food to every guest who crosses our threshold. We invite you to contact us and join our long list of satisfied customers who have discovered the many reasons to love Lookout Roadhouse:

  • We offer amazing views from the top of Lake Elsinore.
  • We were voted best breakfast in the area.
  • Our Lookout’s Famous BBQ Ribs in Lake Elsinore, CA can’t be beat!
  • We can accommodate both vegetarians and vegans.
  • We have both domestic and craft beer selections.

Areas Served

  • Lake Elsinore, CA
  • anyone coming through Ortega Hwy!

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