About Au Revoir
Located in the heart of Hillcrest, Au Revoir Bistro saw it's first day in November 2010, a new born of the Mastellone family (Arrivederci, Il Postino, Buon Appetito, etc etc). Typical Parisian French Bistro, Au Revoir, has a casual ambiance and an atmosphere that transports you directly to the top of the Eiffel Tower. Our French Homemade Cuisine is a perfectly inexpensive recipe, a little bit of tradition, an ounce of modern French cooking inspired by different regions, and a big cup of love from our Chef Dédé and his team. Some of the house specialties are "escargots", "soupe à l'oignon", "boeuf bourguignon", "coq au vin", "frogs' legs", ...Et Voila !
French, Comfort Food, Bistro
Hours of Operation:
Lunch: Monday - Sunday: 11:30am - 4:00pm; Dinner: Sunday - Thursday: 4:00pm - 9:00pm, Friday - Saturday: 4:00pm - 10:00pm
Robinson & 4th Ave
$30 and under
AMEX, Discover, MasterCard, Visa
French music playing
We cater your parties. Call us at 619-268-2400 or email us at firstname.lastname@example.org for a customized menu and quote.
Free Private lot in font of the restaurant.
A block away from Route 10 : Stop "University & 5th Ave"
A block away from Route 120 : Stop "University & 5th Ave"
BYO Wine, Cafe, Chef's Table, Corkage Fee, Counter Seating, Gluten-free Menu, Happy Hour, Outdoor dining, Outdoor Smoking Area, Takeout, Weekend Brunch, Wheelchair Access, Wine
Special Events & Promotions:
Wine dinners once a month
Au Revoir Ratings and Reviews
Thomas, our server, was friendly and hel ...
Thomas, our server, was friendly and helpful. We relied on him to help with the menu selections and were very happy for his input. Foie gras and rack of lamb were exceptional. Prices were moderate given the quality and portion size of the food. We will definitely return on our next visit to San Diego.
There were some good points (the special ...
There were some good points (the special rabbit entree and the creme brulee) and the prices are very modest for genuinely French dishes. But the tarte a l'oingon was served in a thick baguette-like bread, the caesar salad was tasteless, the rack of lamb and steak au poivre merely good. The kicker was when the bill came, and we were charged $3 for a glass of tap water for each guest. The waiter let me know that there was a reason for that. I'm sure there is, but really?!
This is our fifth visit here. A bit off ...
This is our fifth visit here. A bit off their usual four plus stars. Took a while to receive the bread, water set up and the wine order. Informed that several menu items were not available, two of which I was looking forward to. Salad and escargot OK. The "special" fish of the day, yellowtaill, (not the premier of fish) was smothered in some sort of mustard sauce, probably to hide the very powerful fish aroma/taste. Beef bourguignon is a B+. $30 bottle of wine is reasonably priced.
And, they failed to notify Open Table that we honored our reservation, reporting us as no-show. Got that straightened out.
Hopefully just a day which was off their best. Will try again.
We wanted to enjoy this restaurant as we ...
We wanted to enjoy this restaurant as we love French food however it was very disappointing.Creme brûlée saved the meal. We were disappointed with most of the food . Cheese selection was tiny tiny portions, onion flatbread was very thick bread and dry, snails were not good chewy , salad dressing was very heavy, fish overcooked. Would not recommend or return . Glassware and furnishing were tired and not hood quality all felt a bit dated.
Au Revoir is a neighborhood French resta ...
Au Revoir is a neighborhood French restaurant that sits in a modest setting but delivered great food. The service was pleasant and prompt but unintrusive. Sitting outside is nice.
The menu is classically French with appetizers, fish and meat entrees, and desserts. The wine list is perfectly adequate though not extensive. But it is reasonably priced. I had the mussels with fries which were sweet and delicious. My wife had the pan-roasted trout which was done just right, lightly dressed and moist on the fork.
Highly recommend for a casual dinner.
This was our first time dining at this e ...
This was our first time dining at this establishment. It won't be our last. We loved the quaint ambiance and the friendliness of the staff. Service was very attentive. We highly recommend the sea bass. The best I have ever had in my life! I still can't get over how delicious it was. The escargot was served warm, not hot as it should be. Disappointing. One other note: if you ask for water, they will bring it, but will charge you without telling you. Other than that, it was a very enjoyable dining experience and we will definitely return and recommend to others!
Service was friendly but somewhat lackad ...
Service was friendly but somewhat lackadaisical. Salad was great. Beef Bourginon had metallic aftertaste. Quail was overcooked and dry. The escargot was overcooked. I've been here several times before and had a good experience, this time was disappointing.
Our reservations were for 7 pm. We were ...
Our reservations were for 7 pm. We were seated Immediately and our food order was taken promptly. Then we waited an hour and twenty minutes for our first course. I ordered the salmon which was over cooked but had a delicious sauce. We finally finished our meal at 9:20 - two hours and twenty minutes after arrival! When we received our bill, I was surprised to see a $2.00 charge for tap water. Au Revoir has been one of our favorite local bistros for years but this is the second time we have been disappointed in the food and the service was deplorable. It was Bastille Day, the restaurant was packed but they had to expect the crowd. The neighborhood now has another French bistro and perhaps the competition will require Au Revoir to improve.
Service was excellent - nice little Fren ...
Service was excellent - nice little French place with good atmosphere. Salad was good, but small; scallops were very good!; bread and garlic butter delish; lavender frites were amazing; mussels were fishy so we sent them back. Would go again. Good beer and wine.
I love this place- delicious food and gr ...
I love this place- delicious food and great value. My only complaint... If you're going to offer bottomless mimosas, there's no reason to be rude when people ask for a third round. It wasn't packed. There was no wait. We weren't being loud or disrespectful. It felt like we were being encouraged to leave. We specifically sought the place out so we could have time to catch up between old friends, but the service went from excellent to sour very quickly.
This is probably our 6th visit.
It has become very popular and our last two visit we had no reservation and couldn't get in. We took a friend who had not been before and she order the veal chop which was one of the specials but no price was mentioned. She I didnt ask since most entres were in the mid $20 range. Her's was $35 and she was upset. We had the steak with frites which we had several times in the past. They must have changed their meat supplier. The steak was larger but very tough.
My wife and I tried Au Revoir based on o ...
My wife and I tried Au Revoir based on other Open Table reviews. We found the food to be very good. We each had a different appetizer we had never tried before and found them to be very good and the entrees were tasty as well. The service can be a little slow if they are busy. They are very good at getting you seated (reservations recommended for sure), getting your drink order including consulting on wine choice, taking the meal order and serving it. They could have come be the table during the meal a little sooner than they did....make the rounds so to speak just a little more often. If you are not in a rush then the pace of service is suitable. If you are on a tight schedule this isn't going to be a good choice despite the wonderful meal.
Not a happy diner
We have been to Au Revoir many times. This was a very bad experience and I do not think we will return. The food was good as always, but the service was rude, abrupt and very unpleasant. We were celebrating a birthday and hoping to enjoy ourselves. That did not happen.
The waiter we complained about came over and instead of apologizing, he was argumentative. I would think since we are regular diners, they would have been more conciliatory, but that was not the case.
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