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Cafe Bleu

$$ - $$$French,
807 W Washington St, San Diego, CA 92103-1804
+1 619-291-1717
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  • Excellent72%
  • Very good21%
  • Average6%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible0%
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“brunch” (8 reviews)
“coq au vin” (5 reviews)
“mussels” (9 reviews)
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French, Wine Bar
$$ - $$$
807 W Washington St, San Diego, CA 92103-1804
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Reviewed 19 April 2017

I reviewed Cafe Bleu back in 2015. And everything still holds true. Cafe Bleu is one of those rare neighborhood restaurants where the food is excellent and you can hear yourself talk. The food is typical french with a lovely selection of items and daily...More

Thank Sa-i44
Reviewed 3 April 2017 via mobile

I live in Mission Hills and late one Sunday morning I was solo and looking for a place for brunch. Several months ago I remember dining at Cafe Bleu with a business associate during restaurant week. It was excellent. Great wine list as was the...More

Thank Anthony C
Reviewed 16 January 2017

Every time we visit we get more addicted to this place. The service, food, and decor are all what they should be. Inventive, friendly, delicious, so my advise is to go NOW. If you are cautious go on a Monday, when wine is 1/2 price...More

Thank bbahama
Reviewed 18 December 2016

Four of us made a reservation for Cafe Bleu. I requested a taste of 2 different wines and found an excellent a cabernet for under $10.00. The waitress was nice, good naturred, and came back several times to see when we were ready to order...More

Thank Marshmallowman
Reviewed 22 August 2016

We visited Cafe Bleu again, where we have always had good food, wine, and service. And they had a new menu, a new feel with paint, old wood, fans, and new seating! All were done well, so we dug in on new of the new...More

Thank bbahama
Reviewed 22 August 2016

Good food and casual atmosphere. Wonderful cheeses. Love the Steak Au Poivre and Coq au Vin. Friends says their burger is one of the best. Service is friendly and good.

Thank JSpencley
Reviewed 2 June 2016

Cafe Bleu comes as close as one can usually get to a real French Bistro feel in California. It's casual and relaxed - not too noisy and there's a good choice of dishes. It's always a good sign when you can't decide between several completely...More

Thank howcrab
Reviewed 28 March 2016

Many restaurants making that claim are actually fraud-to-table. Including one VERY nearby. This restaurant is THE REAL DEAL! They name the farms and the farmers agree. Try that other supposed farm-to-table eateries (not restaurants, clearly). Fresh, fresh, fresh. And inventive.

1  Thank Richard V
Reviewed 16 March 2016

Having gone here last year, we were excited about coming back. Great food at a very reasonable price. I made 6:45 dinner reservations for a party of 4 with Rick. When we arrived we were greeted and seated right away. I did notice the redesigned...More

Thank akdeepdiver
Reviewed 15 March 2016

One of my favorite little restaurants. European style food with a unique wine list. Have had nearly everything on the menu and all are excellent. My favorite is the strip steak with pomme frites and a wedge salad. Excellent cheese plates as well. Limited seating...More

Thank Michael J
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$10 - US$25
French, Wine Bar
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Wheelchair Accessible
Dining Style
Casual Dining
Good for
Open Hours
10:00 a.m. - 10:00 p.m.
4:00 p.m. - 10:00 p.m.
4:00 p.m. - 10:00 p.m.
4:00 p.m. - 10:00 p.m.
4:00 p.m. - 10:00 p.m.
4:00 p.m. - 11:00 p.m.
4:00 p.m. - 11:00 p.m.
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 807 W Washington St, San Diego, CA 92103-1804
    (Falcon St.)
  • Public Transportation: San Diego transit bus stop 1/2 block east on W. Washington St.
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  San Diego
  • Phone Number: +1 619-291-1717
Cafe Bleu, located in the heart of historic Mission Hills, is a charmingly intimate neighborhood bistro & wine bar featuring casually-affordable French Contemporary cuisine and exceptional boutique wines.
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