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Au Revoir Bistro

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420 Robinson Ave, San Diego, CA 92103-4234
+1 619-268-2400
11:30 - 22:00
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Sun - Thu 11:30 - 22:00
Fri - Sat 11:30 - 23:00
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San Diego, California
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6 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 19 March 2017

I asked for two glasses of white "house" wine ($16), mentioned something light "like" a Sauvignon Blanc and got charged for a regular Sauvignon Blanc of $24 + $4 tip (paid for by my first-time-to-USA visitor from Rome before I could watch the oversight) in a quick mid-Saturday afternoon stop. The waiter was rude, arrogant and admitted his error (about... More 

Thank detchmike
San Diego, California
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52 reviews
34 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
Reviewed 15 February 2017 via mobile

Stopped here to grab a quick nibble and glass of wine before catching a movie in the area. Loved the octopus salad and calamari. Just wish they offer anything other than tartar sauce with the calamari. The vinaigrette on the Saad was so light but very flavorful. Definitely coming back for dinner. Great to have off street parking available.

Thank MsWiley57
Victoria Capital Regional District, Canada
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193 reviews
105 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 49 helpful votes
Reviewed 31 January 2017

I went last night and the service was appalling. I can only guess that the kitchen forgot to cook my plate, because my three dinner companions were served and the waiter walked away. Somewhere between 7-10 minutes after my friends were served I went to the kitchen window where the waiter was (he had not be back to check on... More 

Thank Nancy882
Los Angeles, California
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155 reviews
72 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 52 helpful votes
Reviewed 16 January 2017

While I read many good revues about this French Bistro, one person speaking French does not make a French restaurant. While our steak au poivre and fish were cooked well, overall seasoning and the Foie Gras was much less than expected. Staff was very friendly and service was good. Would we return again? Maybe.

Thank Great2TravelCA
San Diego, California
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4 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
Reviewed 2 January 2017

Very disappointed with our dinner. Came New Year's Day. We have been here many times and the food and service was always great. Tonight was a bad experience. I ordered the Lobster Bisque soup and found it too fishy tasting. Ordered the Ceser's salad and received the house salad instead. I accepted it and it was very good. The lavender... More 

Thank Connie S
New York City, New York
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1,417 reviews
639 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 904 helpful votes
Reviewed 23 December 2016

“Au revoir” is French for “Good Bye, or Until the Next time”. Well, in our case it was first time, last time! Fresh out of screening La La Land in Landmark Hillcrest, we plan to have lunch in an Italian place nearby, but run, by chance, into Au Revoir. The French portion of my blood (I'm a mutt!) makes me... More 

Thank Oliver S
San Diego, California
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126 reviews
94 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
Reviewed 18 December 2016

Excellent traditional French food. Very nice atmosphere with fast, friendly, service. Menu selection limited to about six traditional items. Very popular restaurant in Hillcrest area.

Thank Emory B
San Diego, California
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46 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 30 helpful votes
Reviewed 11 December 2016

Great Hillcrest location in San Diego, CA. We go regularly due to location, food, cost and a small parking lot which you can use. Mussels, Wine, Flatbread with olive tapenade its all good really.

Thank John L
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Reviewed 9 December 2016 via mobile

It has been over a year since we dined at Au Revoir. It is still a great place for dinner, at a very reasonable price. The priced fixed menu is a great value. Great values on the wine list. We will be back soon. Service was very professional. Thank you for a fine dining experience.

Thank A TripAdvisor Member
Carlsbad, California
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204 reviews
140 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 67 helpful votes
Reviewed 16 October 2016 via mobile

After reading some reviews, and were in the neighborhood, we decided to give it a try. We're glad to say that we have to agree with the reviews: this is a great place and deserves the positive reviews. It has a "neighborhood feel," and it seemed that most of the patrons were regulars. It also had a little of the... More 

Thank David B

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
French, European, Gluten Free Options
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Romantic, Child-friendly
Open Hours
11:30 - 22:00
11:30 - 22:00
11:30 - 22:00
11:30 - 22:00
11:30 - 22:00
11:30 - 23:00
11:30 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 420 Robinson Ave, San Diego, CA 92103-4234
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  San Diego
  • Phone Number: +1 619-268-2400

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Typical questions asked:
  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?