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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, United States
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159 reviews
101 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 36 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

The interior of the restaurant is subdued and pleasant, although because it was a sunny day, on this lunch visit we chose to sit outside. The waiter was friendly and helpful, although when I ordered the soup of the day, he brought me their signature onion soup. Since it was piping hot and its aroma was inviting, I did not... More 

Thank Ken H
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3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

Horrible food served here, even made us feel sick, beer was hot, did not change plates or silverware, mushroom soup was all milk, tartare steak disgusting who knows what meat they used, some oil on salad no salt, dessert was out of a can like, all plates were bad

Thank Coast G
Los Angeles, California
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38 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago

We were not sure where we were going to eat since we don't know Hillcrest that well and since we were with my BF's dog. We just happened upon Au Revoir Bistro and I checked my Yelp app to get their number. I called and they said that they are dog friendly! We were here for breakfast. I ordered crepes... More 

Thank Empala
San Diego, California
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6 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 18 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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53 reviews
35 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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1,495 reviews
668 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 914 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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131 reviews
99 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 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

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Restaurant Details

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