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Au Revoir Bistro

420 Robinson Ave, San Diego, CA 92103-4234
+1 619-268-2400
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  • Excellent52%
  • Very good32%
  • Average7%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible6%
Travellers talk about
“brunch” (11 reviews)
“onion soup” (7 reviews)
“escargot” (8 reviews)
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French, European, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
420 Robinson Ave, San Diego, CA 92103-4234
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

A very pleasant surprise. Indoor and outdoor seating. Very nice and friendly staff. The food was very good and full of flavor. Great selection and nice dessert menu. A five star yum yum.

Thank Perry H
Reviewed March 28, 2018 via mobile

After visiting France many times, I have found somewhere to have authentic French food and bistro atmosphere in San Diego. The food was delicious, the bread tasted just like in France and the waiter had an authentic Parisian accent. I will return again to try...More

Thank CAPainter
Reviewed March 24, 2018

I like going out to French restaurants and my previous experience here a couple of years ago was very good, so I gave it another go. It's still good, but a bit uneven. The onion soup (a good point of reference for any French restaurant)...More

Thank Cary L
Reviewed March 16, 2018 via mobile

First time eating at an exclusively French restaurant. Everything was fantastic!! Steak was perfect, fries were amazing, green beans were awesome. Dessert was absolutely to die for!! Will absolutely be back!!!!

Thank bmorris1929
Reviewed March 15, 2018 via mobile

Ver good French cuisine. If you enjoy French cuisine, you won't be disappointed! I particularly enjoyed the Steak e' frittes.

Thank JDP53
Reviewed February 25, 2018 via mobile

Small French Bistro in Hillcrest. Great service and really good brunch menu. Everyone was really happy with their choices. Some parking in front but more in 5th (street and pay lots) also had good Bloody Mary.

Thank JimmyJackk
Reviewed December 31, 2017

Small bistro in the center of Hillcrest (former La Vache restaurant) offers a variety of well prepared French dishes at a very reasonable price. Try the prix fixe menue on Tuesdays for $30 PP. I had escargot for an appetizer (you may replace it for...More

Thank fdkmd
Reviewed November 8, 2017

This bistro is one of San Diego's best kept secrets! Excellent food, charming service, great background music. Try the crepes on the Brunch menu with bottomless Mimosas!

Thank Joanne B
Reviewed July 4, 2017 via mobile

We got here close to 9:00 not completely sure that they were open. Greeted by a very nice fellow who took us to our table. My partner had the beef stew and I had the salmon. Not being a huge fish fan I wasn't sure...More

Thank Ric O
Reviewed June 19, 2017 via mobile

First time guest. Although the food very good, I'm not sure I'll return based upon the little things that bothered me. The server asked if we wanted water. 3 of 4 of us said yes. When the bill cane, we noticed we were charged $3...More

Thank Oebersole
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Child-friendly, Romantic
Open Hours
11:30 a.m. - 10:00 p.m.
11:30 a.m. - 10:00 p.m.
11:30 a.m. - 10:00 p.m.
11:30 a.m. - 10:00 p.m.
11:30 a.m. - 10:00 p.m.
11:30 a.m. - 11:00 p.m.
11:30 a.m. - 11:00 p.m.
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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