Chateau Lake San Marcos is an Independent Living, Active Adult Homeowners Association
(760) 471-0083

Fine Dining

With the exception of holidays and special occasions, the dining room operates on the following schedule:

Breakfast served Monday – Saturday from 7:30 a.m. to 9:00 a.m.
Champagne Brunch Sunday 11:30 a.m. - 1:30 p.m.
Lunch Monday - Saturday 11:30 a.m. - 1:30 p.m.
The Bistro Monday – Saturday 9:00 am to 10:30 a.m.
& 1:30 p.m. to 4:30 p.m.
Dinner Monday - Saturday 5:00 - 6:30pm.

Complimentary Beverages:
Iced tea, Coffee, Espresso, Latte, and Hot Chocolate are available all day in the Bistro.

Dress Code:
Casual resort-style clothing is appropriate for breakfast, lunch and Sunday brunch. In the evenings, gentlemen must wear collared shirts, and ladies should choose dresses or pants outfits suitable for this dining room.

All of our mealtimes have a menu featuring a wide variety selections that are always available to our residents and their visitors. During lunch and dinner service we offer daily specials that include a soup du jour, unique salad, multiple entrées, sides and desserts. Our lunch and dinner specials are always listed on our In-house TV Channel, can be emailed upon request and posted on bulletin boards found in residential buildings and the community center. Click here for an example of our weekly menu. Click here for our current full menu.

Reservations may be made in person or by telephone, with the Concierge from 8:30 a.m. – 5:00 p.m. daily or with the Dining Room Manager, when available, after 5:00 p.m. Reservations are required for dinner, holidays and special parties and strongly encouraged for lunch and Sunday brunch.

Room Service

Available during all regularly meal periods, with the exception of Bistro, orders for room service delivery may be placed by phoning 760-761-4651 or emailing your order to  A server will acknowledge receipt of your order and will advice of the approximate delivery time.

A catering menu is available for a variety of on-site needs, allowing residents to entertain graciously in one of the lounges, patios, or in their own condominiums. Available options include hors d'oeuvres, beverages, buffets, desserts and special presentations.

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