Mille Fleurs
Mille Fleurs

Mille Fleurs

  • Dining Style: Fine Dining
  • Website: http://www.millefleurs.com/
  • Phone: (858)756-3085x
  • Hours of Operation:
    Lunch: Tuesday-Friday 11:30am-1:45pm;
    Dinner: Sunday-Friday 6:00pm-8:30pm
    Saturday 5:30pm-8:30pm
  • Payment Options: AMEX,Diners Club,Discover,MasterCard,Visa
  • Cuisine: Continental, American, French
  • Executive Chef: Martin Woesle
  • Dress Code: Business Casual
  • Accepts Walk-Ins: Yes
  • Additional Details: Banquet/Private Rooms, Bar Dining, Bar/Lounge, Beer, Counter Seating, Entertainment, Farm to Table, Fireplace, Full Bar, Gluten-free Menu, Happy Hour, Non-Smoking Restaurant, Patio/Outdoor Dining, Personal wines welcome, Personal wines welcome (corkage fee applies), Private Room, Wheelchair Access, Wine
  • Private Party Facilities: Four private areas available holding up to 20 people, 24 people, 40 people, and 71 people and can be combined to accommodate more. A variety of set and/or limited menus available for large groups.
  • Private Party Contact: Angela Osborne (858)756-3085x
  • Entertainment: Piano Bar Wednesday-Saturday:
    Wednesday 7:00pm-11:00pm
    Thursday-Saturday 8:00pm-Midnight

Getting there

  • Cross Street: Avenida de Acacias
  • Parking: Street Parking
  • Parking Details: Free parking located on streets in Rancho Sante Fe.
A word from Mille Fleurs
Nestled in the heart of the historic and charming village of Rancho Santa Fe, just four miles inland from Del Mar, Mille Fleurs offers magnificent food presentation with extraordinary French flair. The exquisite yet comfortable French country decor with inviting outside patio provides an atmosphere that is gracious, warm and welcoming. Mille Fleurs has received numerous accolades including: "Top 25 in America" from Food & Wine Magazine "Far and away the best restaurant sampled in greater San Diego" quoted in The New York Times as well as "Best French" and "Best of the Best" in San Diego Magazine. Our award winning wine cellar offers over seven hundred choices spanning the globe and varying greatly in price. A mile down the road is the Chino's Family Farm where our chef heads every day to select the choicest fruits and vegetables.
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Awards voted by OpenTable diners
  • Diners' Choice WinnerBest Overall
  • Diners' Choice WinnerBest Ambiance
  • Diners' Choice WinnerBest Service
Mille Fleurs reviews from OpenTable diners
72 reviews since May 4, 2014
Overall Rating4.4
  • Food4.5
    Service4.6
  • Ambiance4.5
    Noise LevelModerate
85% of reviewers would recommend this restaurant to a friend.
romantic (47)special occasion (44)neighborhood gem (39)notable wine list (33)fit for foodies (31)great for outdoor dining (30)great for lunch (11)vibrant bar scene (9)good for groups (8)great for brunch (7)late-night find (6)hot spot (3)kid-friendly (2)scenic view (1)Show More
  • OpenTable Diner Since 2014
    Dined on 8/28/2014
    Upon entering the restaurant is beautiful courtyard, where we were greeted and taken to be seated. The dining room was elegant and romantic. The food delicious, we went with the duck kale salad and dover sole. The service was impeccable. The moscato wine I ordered was the best I have had. We were celebrating our anniversary and they went the extra mile to make it special. I highly recommend. Capture what makes the restaurant unique.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, neighborhood gem, romantic, special occasion, vibrant bar scene
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    • Noise LevelModerate
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Special
    QCommVIP
    Dined on 8/28/2014
    I always like coming here. The service is perhaps the most polished in San Diego. Soups here are superb. A solid foodie choice.
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    • Noise LevelModerate
  • Excellent!
    OpenTable Diner Since 2006
    Dined on 8/24/2014
    We had an excellent dining experience at Mille Fleurs. Our meals were cooked to perfection and delicious (filet of beef, salmon, wiener schnitzel and one other; salads and lobster bisque were delicious). Our wait staff were excellent also. The atmosphere lovely. We had an extended dinner and the staff didn't make us feel rushed or that we over-stayed our welcome. We were able to enjoy our conversation at leisure. Thanks!
    Special Features:
    great for brunch, good for groups, great for outdoor dining, romantic, special occasion, great for lunch, neighborhood gem, notable wine list
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    • Noise LevelModerate
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • romantic engagement dinner
    Matt
    Dined on 8/23/2014
    The staff at Mille Fleurs is exceptional, hands down. They are very knowledgeable of their menu, attentive to every need and are able to anticipate and meet needs. The champagne selection is top shelf, the menu is hand selected and prepared daily with fabulous flavor and presentation. Great place.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, great for outdoor dining, romantic, special occasion, vibrant bar scene, notable wine list
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    • Noise LevelModerate
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • satisfied
    Dined on 8/21/2014
    everything was outstanding. Would highly recommend this restaurant We will be returning in the near future
    Special Features:
    great for brunch, fit for foodies, good for groups, great for outdoor dining, romantic, special occasion, great for lunch, neighborhood gem, notable wine list
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    • Noise LevelQuiet
  • Service is top drawer
    QCommVIP
    Dined on 8/21/2014
    This is a very well run operation. Service here is very attentive. Soups are always great. Schnitzel is superb. One of the best...
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  • SunlovrVIP
    Dined on 8/10/2014
    We love Mille Fleurs for special occasions. We went most recently for my birthday. I ordered the fish cake for an appetizer and the duck breast for my entree. Both were outstanding! My husband enjoyed the lobster bisque, but his soft shell crab was a bit fishy. Understandably it is the end of the season and they are shipped from a long distance. Probably not the best choice. Everything else including all the wines we tasted were exceptional. We will definitely return.
    Special Features:
    great for outdoor dining, special occasion, notable wine list
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    • Noise LevelQuiet
  • Not impressed at all!
    GlobetrotterVIP
    Dined on 8/6/2014
    First & foremost the service is overwhelming as you're constantly approached by 5 different people throughout the dining experience instead of having just one waiter. Their menu has very little to offer for vegetarians so that was the first downside before the dilemmas even began. I went ahead and ordered a salad requesting dressing on the side. It arrived drenched in dressing and when one of the many people came by I asked if it was possible to find out how much was used he replied "not much I don't know an exact amount" (well I have my personal health reasons where I do need to know exact amt). Anyway long story short they remade it within 2 mins I got a bed of greens w/ 2 slices of beet. Voila! No room to write the rest just skip it!
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  • Not a special memory
    JAinAZ
    Dined on 7/31/2014
    We were seated in a room with a fireplace, but not the one in the photo. However, it was right next to the waiter's service station - commotion. The table was a rectangle table with the two chairs on the same side facing this fireplace/service station... not a normal seating arrangement. The Arnold Palmer (a basic iced tea & lemonade drink) had a funny taste... learned it was made with lemon bitters - not lemonade. We never received the bread basket and our waiter had a chip on his shoulder from the start. I would NOT recommend this for a special occasion, but the group outside seemed to be relaxed while they enjoyed the music. So, for a more casual, outside dining experience this might work... but the price point is anything but casual.
    Special Features:
    great for outdoor dining
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    • Noise LevelQuiet
  • Outdoor Pation is Top Lunch Spot
    SDWineReviews
    Dined on 7/30/2014
    Great food in a great environment. The outdoor patio is one of the best spots to have a relaxing lunch in San Diego.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, great for outdoor dining, great for lunch, neighborhood gem
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    • Noise LevelQuiet
  • wonderful
    wierd
    Dined on 7/19/2014
    The restaurant is a gem. Good food; good service and good just about everything. Having traveled quite a bit around the world and coming from NY I know the difference and they passed with flying colors!
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, special occasion, neighborhood gem, hot spot
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  • Wonderful!
    lovetodineVIP
    Dined on 7/19/2014
    We love Mille Fleurs! The service and food is always OUTSTANDING!
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, good for groups, great for outdoor dining, romantic, special occasion, great for lunch, neighborhood gem, notable wine list
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    • Noise LevelModerate
  • Dean
    Dined on 7/18/2014
    I have dined here now three (3) times and each time I find the place outstanding. This is a very good restaurant and I will keep coming back when we are in town.
    Special Features:
    romantic, late-night find, neighborhood gem, vibrant bar scene
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    • Noise LevelModerate
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Always a winner
    DrBob
    Dined on 7/12/2014
    We have enjoyed dining at Mille Fleurs many times and have never been disappointed. The service is knowledgeable and profession with just the right mixture of friendliness and attentiveness. The food is always 5 star. Great for just a nice night out or to celebrate a special occasion.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, great for outdoor dining, romantic, special occasion, neighborhood gem, notable wine list
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    • Noise LevelQuiet
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Wonderful Anniversary Dinner
    DiningDiva
    Dined on 7/12/2014
    This restaurant is wonderful. Great food, very attentive service, incredible old world ambiance. I felt like I was dining in a French home. Highly recommend for a special evening.
    Special Features:
    romantic, neighborhood gem, notable wine list
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    • Noise LevelQuiet
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • OpenTable Diner Since 2014
    Dined on 7/11/2014
    I was disappointed with the food. It wasn't anything special. The fish dish that I ordered was bland and did not resemble the description in the menu. I did mention this but was told this was their best fish dish. As a result, they did not charge us a corkage fee for the wine we brought. I have had this fish dish in other fine restaurants; I feel I know what it should taste like. The ambiance is fine and the main waiters do have a french accent when they greet you.
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  • Always a lovely experience
    OpenTable Diner Since 2011
    Dined on 7/10/2014
    We dine at Mille Fleurs occasionally when we are in the area and consistently have a lovely experience. This time, my dover sole was outstanding and my husband's sweetbreads perfect. The amuse bouche and our first course were also delicious, as were the wines we selected at the recommendation of our waiter.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, great for outdoor dining, romantic, special occasion, vibrant bar scene, notable wine list
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    • Noise LevelQuiet
  • Very fancy and romantic
    BandB
    Dined on 7/5/2014
    The service was very hospitable and eagle to help. When they speak French you really get a feeling of France. The food and wine was good. It was pricey but expected for everything you get. Overall, it is a very romantic and fancy setting that I would recommend to others.
    Special Features:
    romantic, special occasion, notable wine list
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  • Superb, as always
    QCommVIP
    Dined on 7/3/2014
    Food is superb. Service is perhaps the finest in San Diego. Bruno is a local legend...
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    • Noise LevelModerate
  • Menu & Food Quality Has Slipped
    jeff14
    Dined on 6/29/2014
    Not what it used to be. Menu selection and food quality was very average. Disappointing menu items.
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    romantic, special occasion
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    • Noise LevelQuiet
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • My personal favorite-5 Stars
    Harry
    Dined on 6/28/2014
    Superb in every way! The food was spectacular as always, the wine selection perfectly complemented the meal and the service was 5 Star as always!
    Special Features:
    great for brunch, kid-friendly, fit for foodies, good for groups, great for outdoor dining, romantic, special occasion, great for lunch, late-night find, scenic view, neighborhood gem, hot spot, vibrant bar scene, notable wine list
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    • Noise LevelQuiet
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • CalceeVIP
    Dined on 6/27/2014
    It would have all been very good, had we not been seated on top of another foursome who were so loud that we could not speak: not necessary to seat in this manner as the restaurant was not that full.
    • Food
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    • Noise LevelEnergetic
  • OpenTable Diner Since 2005VIP
    Dined on 6/19/2014
    This was our third time to this lovely, classic restaurant. The service is excellent with friendly and attentive staff. This time we thought the food had slipped a bit. Maybe it was an off night in the kitchen. Menu seemed a bit less interesting than in the past.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, great for outdoor dining, romantic, special occasion, neighborhood gem, vibrant bar scene
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    • Noise LevelQuiet
  • satisfied
    Dined on 6/19/2014
    I have only had dinner there so I cannot comment on lunch. We enjoyed our dinner Everything was outstanding, the service the food and the outdoor setting. The attitude of everybody was wonderful.
    Special Features:
    great for outdoor dining, romantic, special occasion, neighborhood gem
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    • Noise LevelModerate
  • OpenTable Diner Since 2013
    Dined on 6/17/2014
    We obviously came on the wrong night (Tuesday, June 17). There was a wine-tasting group of 40-50 persons, and apparently most of the attention went to them. We waited...and waited...even to be given the menus, then eventually asked if we wanted a drink before dinner. Literally, a 30 minute wait at our (lovely patio table) before we could flag someone down. Our dinner was adequate, but obviously the chef was very busy with the other group and the meal was not up to what we remembered from the past. No apologies were ever offered for the embarassingly slow service; only after sharing our disappointment with the kind maitre'd were we told the wine group had overwhelmed the kitchen. Very disappointing, to say the least.
    Special Features:
    great for outdoor dining
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    • Noise LevelModerate
  • Perfect service
    Yummmm
    Dined on 6/6/2014
    The food was great, but the service was outstanding. They forced you to relax by pacing everything perfectly. Delicious food, and enough to be full at the end. I had the lamb, and my wife had the antelope. Both were very tender and cooked just right. I will definitely go back there again.
    Special Features:
    romantic, special occasion, neighborhood gem
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    • Noise LevelQuiet
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • redhorseranch
    Dined on 5/31/2014
    As a Rancho Santa Fe resident for over 20 years, I can honestly say that Mille Fleurs just keeps getting better. The food was superb--I love the fact that there were not only two vegetarian dishes but also that venison was on the menu--most definitely something for everyone. The staff was considerate and every request was met. Thank you.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, romantic, special occasion, neighborhood gem, notable wine list
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  • stargroupof5
    Dined on 5/30/2014
    My group of five was anticipated by your competent staff--the table was in a good location and was ready for us. Three of us ordered the fixed price lunch, which was very good. We appreciated the attentive service and the pleasant atmosphere. We'll come again!
    Special Features:
    good for groups, special occasion, great for lunch, neighborhood gem
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  • Had a wonderful time!!
    luvgoingout
    Dined on 5/25/2014
    I took my boyfriend there for his birthday & the whole experience was fabulous from the food, wine, service & ambience!
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, romantic, special occasion, neighborhood gem, notable wine list
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    • Noise LevelQuiet
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Perfect setting for special meal
    JScarmelvalleyVIP
    Dined on 5/24/2014
    Celebrated 25th anniversary with my wife this weekend. Couldn't have imagined a more perfect venue for the meal. Started with lobster bisque. I've had better but it was good. Thinkn that the small pieces of fish floating in the bisque actually detracts from the soup. Main course was the wiener schnitzel. Best ever and enough by itself to bring me back! My wife had the homemade vegetarian ravioli which was also first rate. We have a unique dessert - something with egg whites and english cream. The restaurant also wrote out a special note for us in chocolate. Overall, the evening was outstanding, and Mille Fleurs was a major part of that. Can't wait for my next meal there.
    Special Features:
    great for outdoor dining, romantic, special occasion, neighborhood gem, notable wine list
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    • Noise LevelModerate
  • Elegant and peaceful
    GreenAcresVIP
    Dined on 5/23/2014
    My husband and I often treat ourselves to a quiet lunch, the food is always special and beautifully presented. Its quiet, and cozy, and even when I show up in my roughed up condition after a long trail ride, they are so welcoming! :)
    Special Features:
    great for outdoor dining, romantic, special occasion, neighborhood gem
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    • Noise LevelQuiet
  • Over priced ambience
    OpenTable Diner Since 2011
    Dined on 5/18/2014
    Quiet, romantic, attentive waite staff. Food very tastee but well overpriced. Wine expensive. Lost credit card charges and called during my drive home to get credit card number over the phone.
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    romantic, notable wine list
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  • Wonderful Experience
    ScoonyVIP
    Dined on 5/15/2014
    Every time I come to Mille Fleurs, my expectations are exceeded--wonderfully delicious food, suberb service, great ambience, quiet enough so you can visit with one another
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    great for lunch
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  • A Real Treat
    jclar
    Dined on 5/11/2014
    Great food with a very warm, comfortable and romantic setting. The staff is very sociable with great service.
    Special Features:
    great for brunch, romantic, special occasion
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    • Noise LevelModerate
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • excellent
    OpenTable Diner Since 2014
    Dined on 5/10/2014
    service was excellent as usual, but a touch slow to receive the check that
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, good for groups, romantic, special occasion, neighborhood gem, notable wine list
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  • Very nice, but not THAT nice
    LisanSD
    Dined on 5/10/2014
    Service was outstanding, food was good. An overall very enjoyable evening/experience. Due to the exorbitant pricing for what you get probably won't be a regular.
    Special Features:
    neighborhood gem
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    • Noise LevelModerate
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Great experience
    yankeebob414
    Dined on 5/8/2014
    Our kids purchased a gift card for us since we were vacationing in the LaJolla-San Diego area-from the moment we walked in , we were greeted by the extremely professional staff, and the owner and Maite'D began telling us stories about the history of the restaurant and the food--from then on, we enjoyed the wonderful wines, the great food, and dessert, and the general ambience--I will visit again if I get the chance to be in that area
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    romantic, neighborhood gem
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    • Noise LevelQuiet
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Special, VERY Special
    QCommVIP
    Dined on 5/8/2014
    This is a special place…other restaurants can learn a great deal about customer service by observing how it operates.
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    fit for foodies, great for lunch
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    • Noise LevelModerate
  • Always excellent
    OpenTable Diner Since 2003VIP
    Dined on 5/3/2014
    Celebrated our 17th anniversary here with a special bottle of wine. Wine service was exceptional. Food service was nothing short of spectacular. The food was phenomenal. Over all, a perfect place to dine, special occasion or not.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, romantic, special occasion, notable wine list
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    • Noise LevelQuiet
  • Ratings-Only Reviews
    Based on 33 ratings-only reviews submitted since May 4, 2014
    • Overall Rating4.5
    • Food4.5
    • Ambiance4.6
    • Service4.6
    • Noise LevelModerate
  • The following 728 reviews are from the Mille Fleurs reviews archive.
  • Mille Fleurs - Consistently Great
    JBinSD
    Dined on 5/2/2014
    It's hard to beat Mille Fleurs. The service is always excellent... the food is superb... the ambiance is inviting. If I had to note anything less than 5-star, it would be the occasional too-loud and/or inappropriately dressed customer. Wearing a t-shirt and shorts to a restaurant such as Mille Fleurs is beyond the pale to me. I get that this is SoCal... my wife and I have lived here for almost 60 years... and dressing for dinner is not the "norm", but a t-shirt and shorts? Maybe in the bar or at one of the al fresco tables, but not in the main dining room. Oh well, perhaps I'm just too old school. Regardless, other than these trivial distractions, the dining experience at Mille Fleurs is consistently one of the best.
    Special Features:
    Fit For Foodies, Romantic, special occasion, Notable Wine List
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    • Noise LevelModerate
    I would recommend this to a friend.