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Bistro Le Cousteau

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$$ - $$$
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Boulevard Benito Juarez 184, Rosarito 22710, Mexico
+52 661 612 2655
12:00 - 22:00
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Sun - Sat 12:00 - 22:00
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San Diego, California
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25 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 January 2017

Food was average, service was good. Location is nice with easy parking. the atmosphere is very pleasant.

Thank Robert V
San Diego, California
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80 reviews
48 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 September 2016

This was a good find. We were in town for a quick visit and a local told us about this great little place. Skeptical about French in Rosarito? For sure. We walked into a little retail place that looked almost like a cabin inside. The lighting inside was wonderful and the atmosphere was very cozy. The service was friendly and... More 

Thank Chris K
Loreto, Mexico
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81 reviews
75 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 28 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 June 2016 via mobile

The place is clean and quaint. Great atmosphere. The service was excellent and food was phenomenal. Great wine list. Our entire table was thrilled with their meals. I had a fresh yellowfin tuna steak extra rare with a peppercorn gravy over it. I'm still thinking about it. Don't miss this one.

Thank Cantamarcon
Long Beach, California
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11 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 April 2016 via mobile

Everything was perfect! The food, pricing, atmosphere, service, and my wonderful husband VIVA LA FRANCE!

1 Thank Peggymuse
San Diego, California
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17 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 March 2016

Very cool restaurant. Chef is from France and has a consistently great menu. Oso Buco, clamari, escargot and great salads. You'll pay a little more than other's close by but the ambiance and service is excellent and I have always had great meals and good service.

1 Thank TrisConley
Encinitas, California
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50 reviews
27 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 30 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 March 2016

This was one of my two favorite restaurants in Rosarito along with Susanna's. This restaurant has upscale food. I know that it seems crazy to have French food in Rosarito but it was all very good. The waitresses could not have been nicer. We were their last customers yet they never made us feel rushed. It is just a few... More 

Thank PilotsWife27
Montclair, New Jersey
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13 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 February 2016

Le Bistro Cousteau has never failed us. We have eaten there maybe four or five times and the food has always been fabulous. A fascinating mixture of cultures and cuisines, dishes are a little French, a little Mexican, a little Spanish, and more. We had the Corn Soup with Huitlacoche, which was delicious, and the Coco Curry Shrimp (regular menu)... More 

Thank AFG51
Baja California Norte, Mexico
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47 reviews
31 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 January 2016

It was a birthday celebration with five of my favorite gal pals and we were made to feel oh so important.. The service is wonderful, Warm, friendly and prompt. But that's not the best part. A very nice wine selection is offered.. but... nope.. still not the best part. Great appetizers.. French onion soup.. ( good.. but definitely not the... More 

Thank ladykate_7
Rosarito Beach
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31 reviews
30 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 January 2016

Continental with a strong French influence balanced by Baja imagination. Daily specials always offer great variety in meats, poultry and seafood invariably accompanied by outsanding sauces of a master sous chef. Low key casual atmosphere, not at all pretencious and very attentive service. Ample portions, all done to perfection. A sure fire enjoyable experience every one of more than 50... More 

1 Thank TequilaJunction
La Jolla, California
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2 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 December 2015 via mobile

Some of the best escargot in Mexico. French, American and Italian cuisine all delicious. I've had most everything on the menus save the fish. Lamb and filet mignon are my favorite entrees. Salads are always crisp. The crepes are delicious and go from vegetarian to ham, to chicken to shrimp. Prices are reasonable. For example $10 for twelve snails. The... More 

Thank rwbcfp

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
French, European
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Takeout
Good for
Romantic, Child-friendly
Open Hours
12:00 - 22:00
12:00 - 22:00
12:00 - 22:00
12:00 - 22:00
12:00 - 22:00
12:00 - 22:00
12:00 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Boulevard Benito Juarez 184, Rosarito 22710, Mexico
  • Location: Mexico  >  Baja California  >  Baja California Norte  >  Rosarito
  • Phone Number: +52 661 612 2655

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