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"
Bar Dining, 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
This was a special occasion offered by t ...
This was a special occasion offered by the restaurant to celebrate the release of Beaujolais Noveau. The menu was a fixed price three course delight with choices within each course. The salade Lyonnaise with pork belly was scrumptious; the blue crab stuffed rainbow trout with fingerling potatoes and asparagus was delicious as was the poached pear and ice cream for dessert. My husband had the lamb - also lovely. This is a warm, welcoming place with excellent food and lovely wine at a very reasonable price. Lovely neighborhood bistro in Hillcrest.
We had tried Au Revoir several months ba ...
We had tried Au Revoir several months back and had really enjoyed the atmosphere, the food and the wine. My wife and I had a date night at the theater and decided to go again but go early and take our time. The second time was every bit as good as the first and we will definitely return.
Went for our wedding anniversary, early ...
Went for our wedding anniversary, early in the evening. Appetizers were excellent, had the escargot and cheese plate, with a glass of champagne. Our food server was attentive, but unintrusive. We had the salmon and New York steak with lavender fries (yum!). We shared the profiteroles for dessert. Wonderful experience before the Old Globe.
Great tasting dinner was the highlight o ...
Great tasting dinner was the highlight of the evening. Met a friend for dinner and it was perfect for that because of it being quiet enough for great conversation. A little bit pricey, but not horrible. Service was adequate. I would recommend this establishment.
As always, a delicious meal and superlat ...
As always, a delicious meal and superlative service. A very generous wine pour too! We had the very tasty Bistro Salad with poached pears and candied walnuts and a really yummy Tapenade Tartine. My Vegetarian friend had the mushroom ravioli and loved it.
Perfect food and perfect service - you a ...
Perfect food and perfect service - you are never rushed and you are allowed to savor the moment. America needs to learn how to eat like the Europeans, this is a great place to take your first lesson in living to eat!
We will go back at every opportunity we can
The decor is nice, but not over-the-top. ...
The decor is nice, but not over-the-top. Food quality very good. Service solid although it seemed apparent that they wanted to leave for the evening (we were the last ones there).
It's not cheap, but the prices are within reason. Overall, I'd recommend them.
We are frequent guests at Au Revoir, esp ...
We are frequent guests at Au Revoir, especially on Tues night when the prix fix 3 course dinner is offered. The onion soup there is the best I have ever had. We usually have the salmon dinner with added scallops. The staff is friendly, efficient, and knowledgeable about the menu and wine selection. Highly recommend that you make a visit.
We go often to Au Revoir but have found ...
We go often to Au Revoir but have found it is gaining in popularity so made a res this time. We got a table for two near the back and all went well until we got our food. Then we sort of became invisible. We finally flagged our waited down for a desert and the bill but it was nearly 30 mins between finishing the main and leaving. That is unusual for these folks.
This dinner was a lovely surprise for us ...
This dinner was a lovely surprise for us. Not a trendy new place with cavernous ceilings, but just a really delicious French bistro, quite traditional, lovely service, and everything tasting superb. Highly recommended!
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 is THE BEST FRENCH FOOD next to goi ...
This is THE BEST FRENCH FOOD next to going to France itself, and even there I can't find those yummy lavender fries Chef Didi prepares! I'm never disappointed when I come here. Every dish is superbly prepared and the waiters are very friendly. Special thanks to manager Thomas for delicious foie gras!!!
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.
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