French Restaurants

109Mistral

Address: 4000 Coronado Bay Road, San Diego, CA  92118   Make a Reservation
Mistral
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Mistral, located in the luxurious Loews Resort on Coronado Bay, features award-winning dining attracting locals and resort guests alike. Accomplished Chef de Cuisine Patrick Ponsaty offers fine French cuisine infused with Mediterranean flavors set to serene ocean views. Take in the ocean breeze on the patio or dine indoors next to one of the many large windows and bask in the sophisticated and elegant décor. Mistral allows guests to indulge in a variety of ways: choose the more casual bar bites offered in the lounge, the classic but seasonal-inspired dinner menu or the seasonal tasting menu— no matter what you ... Learn More »

109Bertrand at Mister A's

Address: 2550 5th Avenue, San Diego, CA  92103   Make a Reservation
Bertrand at Mister A's
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Impeccable service, excellent cuisine, and an extensive wine list are to be expected at any Bertrand Hug establishment, and Bertrand at Mr. A’s lives up to the highest of expectations. Perched atop a skyscraper on the brink of downtown, the restaurant offers one of the most outstanding dining experiences in San Diego. Modern American cuisine elegantly complements the cosmopolitan backdrop, with a menu that offers awe-inspiring “glimpses” of both land and sea. The seasonal menu incorporates the utmost quality meats, fish, and accompaniments, resulting in a fresh and tantalizing selection of dishes. The main dining room offers a premier dining ... Learn More »

108BO-beau kitchen + bar - Ocean Beach

Address: 4996 West Point Loma Blvd., San Diego, CA  92107   Make a Reservation
BO-beau kitchen + bar - Ocean Beach
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As the latest incarnation of the Cohn Restaurant Group’s business prowess and eye for culinary excellence, BO-beau Kitchen is a French retreat ready to be discovered by all. This strikingly elegant yet refreshingly casual Ocean Beach neighborhood bistro serves up a lavish array of classic French dishes. 100 Wines' Executive Chef masterfully strikes that oh-so tasty balance between sophisticated and approachable cuisine by marrying decadent ingredients with rustic familiarity; specialties like the Moules au Roquefort (mussels in cream and bleu cheese crumbles) and the Chicken Fricasse take guests on a French holiday for the palate. This is a definite must ... Learn More »

109La Bonne Table

Address: 3696 5th Ave, San Diego , CA  92103   Make a Reservation
La Bonne Table
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LA BONNE TABLE is a cozy and intimate restaurant in the heart of the bustling neighborhood of Hillcrest. We serve country french food in a bistro fashion. Our menu consists of classic french dishes, a modest but excellent selection that will change with the seasons. We offer a romantic atmosphere and elegant setting, full bar and french beer on tap. Reservations are recommended as seating is very limited in this exclusive restaurant. ​Bon Appetit! Learn More »

109Mille Fleurs

Address: 6009 Paseo Delicias, Rancho Santa Fe, CA  92091   Make a Reservation
Mille Fleurs
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Picture a romantic retreat in the French countryside where days conclude with glowing fireplaces and elegant meals, and you will have the essence of Mille Fleurs. The restaurant, which is located on a small estate off a windy road in Rancho Santa Fe, offers a warm and charming atmosphere that plays host to stunning haute cuisine. Chef Martin Wosele’s menu, which changes daily, delicately melds European culinary traditions with local California ingredients. The result is sensational and exquisite fine dining which, as evidenced by numerous awards and national recognition, makes Mille Fleurs one of the most significant dining establishments in ... Learn More »

107Bernard'O Restaurant

Address: 12457 Rancho Bernardo Road, San Diego, CA  92128   Make a Reservation
Bernard'O Restaurant
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Unassuming elegance is paired with striking attention to detail at Bernard’O Restaurant, in Rancho Bernardo. The main dining room provides a cosmopolitan space lit with the glow of an Italian-tile fireplace. The patio that affords views of glistening stars most nights also has a fireplace to keep diners comfortable. The menu is a toast to fine French fare, and Chef Alain Delahaye plates dishes that are both complex in flavor and refreshingly direct in vision. The Californian Bouillabaisse is an ode to the ocean with seabass, scallops, shrimp, mussels, clams, and potatoes, in a Rouille lobster sauce. Stop by for ... Learn More »

107The French Gourmet

Address: 960 Turquoise Street, San Diego, CA  92109   Make a Reservation
The French Gourmet
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Known and loved by many as a charming restaurant and bakery, The French Gourmet also boasts impressive credentials as a full-service catering business. This San Diego favorite has been conjuring up decadent and flavorful delicacies from scratch in its kitchen, and then serving them to loyal patrons inside and out of the dining room since 1979. Breakfast, lunch, and dinner become casual yet decadent holidays at The French Gourmet, where fresh pastries, classic hors d’oeuvres, and house-made specialties mingle with award-winning wines. Set in an intimate space bathed in natural light during the day and a romantic glow in the ... Learn More »

107Hexagone

Address: 495 Laurel Street, San Diego, CA  92101   Make a Reservation
Hexagone
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Named after the six-sided shape of France, Hexagone offers one of the largest French menus in San Diego with twenty appetizers and twenty entrees. Soft jazz croons its way lazily across a dimly lit L-shaped dining room adorned with crisp white linens, floor-to-ceiling windows, and rambunctious Art Nouveau prints. The Beef Bourguignon alone is reason enough to visit, as the rich wine-infused dish braises for a total of three days. This new addition to Banker’s Hill has been competing—and holding its own— against the likes of neighboring Laurel and Bertrand at Mister A’s, a sure indication of the quality of ... Learn More »

107Bleu Boheme

Address: 4090 Adams Avenue, San Diego, CA  92116   Make a Reservation
Bleu Boheme
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Visit the heart of Kensington for a taste of France with Owner and Chef Ken Irvine’s Bleu Boheme. Designed to reflect the traditional French eatery of a bygone era, the Bleu Boheme dining room is rustic and inviting. Exposed beam ceilings and pale stone walls are complemented by simple furnishings and understated accent pieces. The ever-evolving daily menu serves as an art installation of sorts, as it is scribed on a wall-sized chalk board. Guests cozy up in the intimate dining room and peruse the classic menu that includes such specialties as Coq au Vin, Escargot a la Portugaise, and ... Learn More »

107WineSellar & Brasserie

Address: 9550 Waples Street, Suite 115, San Diego, CA  92121   Make a Reservation
WineSellar & Brasserie
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The WineSellar & Brasserie offers a unique experience in French cuisine and premium international wine. Whether searching for a new place to find a fantastic power lunch, stopping by during Happy Hour, or enjoying a special evening over an impeccable dinner, a meal at The Brasserie is a memory in the making. The WineSellar, a fun play on words, offers a vast selection of wines from around the world, and because of the connection between the wine shop and the restaurant, everyone can enjoy reasonable retail pricing and minimal corkage fees for all bottles. And, with classic starters like Tartare ... Learn More »

106Crown Bistro

Address: 520 Orange Avenue, San Diego, CA  92118   Make a Reservation
Crown Bistro
The Crown Bistro is an intimate local restaurant known for excellent cuisine created by Chef/Owner Jerry Tovar. His unique menu features a preparation of local and seasonal ingredients resulting in a distinctive gourmet French, Italian, and American blend. The Crab Gnocchi au Bistro, with blue crab meat and a brandy cream sauce, is an excellent example of how he incorporates the best of all cuisines into one dish. The Bistro is open for breakfast, lunch, and dinner and offers patio seating. A fine selection of California and imported wines are served. The Crown Bistro is centrally located within the beach ... Learn More »

108Tapenade

Address: 7612 Fay Avenue, La Jolla, CA  92037   Make a Reservation
Tapenade
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Since opening in 1998, Tapenade has established itself as a La Jolla institution. Diners frequent the sophisticated establishment for acclaimed chef Jean-Michel Diot’s Provençal-style French cooking. Diot, who comes to San Diego after a successful career in Paris and New York, offers a consistently award-winning menu, while Tapenade’s welcoming atmosphere and excellent service complement the cuisine. For an exceptional experience, Diot offers a five-course tasting menu with wine pairings, offered daily. Learn More »

108Addison

Address: 5200 Grand Del Mar Way, San Diego, CA  92130   Make a Reservation

108Paon Restaurant & Wine Bar

Address: 2975 Roosevelt Street, San Diego, CA  92008   Make a Reservation

106Kitchen 4140

Address: 4140 Morena Blvd., San Diego, CA  92117   Make a Reservation
Kitchen 4140
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Kitchen 4140 owner Chef Kurt Metzger is a trail blazer in San Diego’s organic dining scene, purchasing products from local farms and using ingredients from his onsite garden. He uses this plentiful bounty to provide diners with a fusion of Italian, Mexican, and French cuisine. Taste these truly fresh ingredients in signature dishes such as Steak Hash with wild mushrooms, red onion, fire roasted peppers, two poached eggs, chive-chervil crème fraiche or the Kitchen Pasta-- linguini with tomatoes from the garden, basil garlic and shrimp. Dine here for a satisfying meal made with good old fashioned TLC-- tender love and ... Learn More »

106Pamplemousse Grille

Address: 514 Via de la Valle, Solana Beach, CA  92075   Make a Reservation
Pamplemousse Grille
The Pamplemousse Grille offers the delectable creations of Chef Jeffrey Strauss in a casually elegant setting. Aiming to offer a thoroughly sensual dining experience, Strauss melds continental and Asian influences with fresh ingredients, resulting in diverse dishes such as Stilton-crusted Rack of Lamb with Truffled Mashed Potatoes and Nori-crusted Ahi with Green Tea Noodles in Coconut Red Curry Sauce. Diners will be delighted with the extensive menu as well as the equally stunning wine list that together offer a truly worldly dining experience. Learn More »

106Marine Room

Address: 2000 Spindrift Drive, La Jolla, CA  92037   Make a Reservation
Marine Room
The Marine Room’s artistic cuisine is only matched by the natural beauty of the surrounding surf. Open for over 70 years, the La Jolla landmark offers world cuisine with an emphasis on seasonal ingredients and French techniques. Renowned for its fresh, local, and exotic seafood, savor the finest steak or indulge in their other creative fare. Enjoy Executive Chef Bernard Guillas’ pairing of delicate Maine Lobster tail and Lemon Verbena with sweet and spicy Mango-Habeñero Sausage finished with rich ginger liqueur butter. Experience elegant relaxation at the bar and lounge before or after your meal. Special bar offerings include select ... Learn More »

106Crepes & Corks

Address: 1328 Camino del Mar, Del Mar, CA  92014   Make a Reservation
Crepes & Corks
Hunting for a “little piece of Europe by the sea”, then look no further than Del Mar’s cozy restaurant wine bar, Crepes & Corks. Located along Camino Del Mar, this bistro stays open from early morning to night. The ambiance is that of romance and simplicity and be detected throughout their food and customer service. Crepes & Corks offers an extensive list of delightfully full bodied, smooth, and buttery wines. They also have dessert wines and beers and offer wine tastings! Crepes & Corks provides patrons with a little taste of Europe in the heart of this coastal town and ... Learn More »

105Cafe Chloe

Address: 721 Ninth Avenue, San Diego, CA  92101   Make a Reservation
Cafe Chloe
Café Chloe, located in the East Village of Downtown San Diego, offers a chic-elegant yet informal atmosphere. The menu is inspired by classic French cuisine with a modern touch, with dishes made of the finest local farm ingredients and fine meats. The restaurant offers a delicious brunch of French cuisine and original mimosas, happy hour half-priced drinks, and urban tea service featuring home-made champagne gravlax. The dinner menu includes a continental assortment of dinner plates like the signature Steak & Frites. Inspiration doesn’t stop at the menu but spills into the carefully selected domestic and international wines and imported champagnes ... Learn More »

106Sky Room

Address: 1132 Prospect Street, San Diego, CA  92037   Make a Reservation
Sky Room
The Sky Room offers an elegant, sophisticated dining experience, bringing back an era of formal service and distinctive French cuisine. With only 12 booths and tables, guests are able to see the striking 180° view of the Pacific Ocean from any vantage point in the restaurant. An excellent wine list of California and French wines is available. Learn More »