Hexagone
Hexagone

Hexagone

  • Dining Style: Casual Dining
  • Website: http://www.hexagonerestaurant.com/
  • Phone: 6192360467
  • Hours of Operation:
    Lunch: Monday - Sunday: 11:00am - 4:00pm; Dinner: Monday - Sunday: 4:00pm - 10:00pm Happy Hour: Monday - Sunday: 3:30pm - 7:00pm
  • Payment Options: AMEX,Discover,MasterCard,Visa
  • Cuisine: Californian, French
  • Dress Code: Casual Dress
  • Accepts Walk-Ins: Yes
  • Additional Details: Bar Dining, Beer, Full Bar, Happy Hour, Patio/Outdoor Dining, Personal wines welcome (corkage fee applies), Wheelchair Access, Wine
  • Catering: Invite us to your next dinner party, coktail reception, or office luncheon. We’ll be there with our award-winning cuisine and a menu custom-designed for the occasion. Complete Catering Services available from 10 people to groups of 200. For more information regarding Hexagone Catering, call Patrick at 619-236-0467
  • Private Party Facilities: Let us work with you to create the perfect experience for your special event. Special party menus are available. Hexagone is a unique French Restaurant featuring classic and contemporary French cuisine.
  • Private Party Contact: Patrick Halcewicz 6192360467

Getting there

  • Cross Street: 5th Avenue
  • Parking: Public Lot
  • Parking Details: Free underground parking on 4th Avenue
A word from Hexagone
With a name referring to the six-sided shape of France, Hexagone offers a culinary tour of that country with an extensive menu that blends traditional French dishes with updated California cuisine. Hexagone's menu is one of the largest of any French restaurant in San Diego, offering 20 appetizers and more than 20 entrees at reasonable prices. With a commitment to offering “great French food at an affordable price,” Hexagonehas staffed its kitchen with a top chef who combines his unique talents to create a menu with something for everyone.
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Hexagone reviews from OpenTable diners
184 reviews since May 23, 2014
Overall Rating4
  • Food4.1
    Service3.9
  • Ambiance4
    Noise LevelModerate
82% of reviewers would recommend this restaurant to a friend.
neighborhood gem (97)special occasion (83)fit for foodies (79)romantic (74)notable wine list (47)great for lunch (22)good for groups (13)vibrant bar scene (8)late-night find (6)hot spot (5)kid-friendly (4)scenic view (4)great for outdoor dining (2)great for brunch (1)Show More
  • Excellent meal
    Eileen
    Dined on 7/25/2014
    We have dined at Hexagone several times and it has always been wonderful. Even though it is classified as French, it's entrees are creative. This was our first Friday night visit and it turned out to be very busy, which made it more noisey than usual. The service was slightly slow, but not offensive as we were enjoying a visit with friends. I recommend the field greens with blue cheese and pecans salad and either the calves liver/onions or the rib eye with blue cheese and sun dried tomatoes. Overall, the variety of entrees and appetizers as well as a reasonably priced and varied wine list are impressive. We will continue to return as it is reliable and has free parking in a nearby garage.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, romantic, neighborhood gem
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  • Refined atmosphere, excellent meal!
    Lov2dineVIP
    Dined on 7/23/2014
    Just moved to area and delighted to find such a special dining experience across the street. All four of us had a different entrée, all of which were noteworthy. Short ribs are amazing! Wait staff is knowledgeable and responsive. Great overall experience!
    Special Features:
    romantic, special occasion, neighborhood gem
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    • Noise LevelModerate
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • French restaurant???
    OpenTable Diner Since 2008
    Dined on 7/23/2014
    Although this is supposed to be a French restaurant they did not have any Sancerre - even though it is on the menu; they did not serve pate with the charcuterie plate - even though it was on the menu and they did not offer french wine by the glass. Sorry but I won't be back.
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  • Before theatre
    tibbiefan
    Dined on 7/22/2014
    Great for dining before going to the Old Globe. Dinner here is always enjoyable. This time we parked in Balboa Park and walked leisurely to the restaurant (just across the bridge). The restaurant offers theatre parking. You can park in the parking structure and they will drop you off at The Old Globe and pick you up after the performance (if you dine there of course). Since we parked at the park, we were dropped off at the theatre and our car was nearby at the end. Worked great. Food and service is always excellent.
    Special Features:
    neighborhood gem
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    • Noise LevelModerate
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • C'est magnifique!
    meemrsd
    Dined on 7/22/2014
    My husband and I went early because we were going to the Old Globe. Hexagone is a short stroll from the entrance to Balboa Park. The food was excellent and the service friendly and impeccable. This is a real gem! The menu selections are diverse, but not overwhelming. The portions are just right. I would HIGHLY recommend this delightful restaurant for any occasion.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, romantic, special occasion, neighborhood gem
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    • Noise LevelQuiet
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • OpenTable Diner Since 2008
    Dined on 7/20/2014
    Wonderful food-Great little bar-Excellent service-Always have dinner here whenever I am in San Diego.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, romantic, special occasion, neighborhood gem
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    • Noise LevelQuiet
  • Easy Trip to France
    MWMIVIP
    Dined on 7/20/2014
    Dining at Hexagone is the next best thing to dining in France. The food is of the highest quality and expertly prepared. The service is impeccable and friendly!
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, romantic, special occasion, neighborhood gem, notable wine list
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    • Noise LevelModerate
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Great place for a special occasion.
    Waxmetaphysics
    Dined on 7/19/2014
    The restaurant would be a great spot for a romantic dinner or lunch. The atmosphere is very classy; good for conversing. The entrees were delicious, I had the mushroom ravioli and my date had the tenderloin. Both had tasted good and both had good presentation. However my only two complaints were the small size of the tenderloin and the escargot was under-seasoned. Overall the experience was good, but be prepared to shell out mucho deniros for this place.
    Special Features:
    romantic, special occasion
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    • Noise LevelModerate
  • Oops
    AnaheimVIP
    Dined on 7/19/2014
    We have dined here before and it was fine. This time very bad. Our first food arrived one and a half hours after we were seated. After we asked for bread we subsisted on that for 90 minutes. No explanations were given for the delay until we asked (several times). Two signature dishes were unavailable first thing in the evening. (We found out well after we had ordered them.)
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies
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    • Noise LevelModerate
  • ElizabethVIP
    Dined on 7/18/2014
    First, I was feeling really guilty about being a few minutes late for our reservation, until we stood at the hostess stand for over 5 minutes before anyone acknowledged or seated us. It was then our waiter that seated us, and never checked us in for our reservation. Service was slow, even though the restaurant was not busy. After we were finally served, we didn't see our waiter much, though he was helpful when we did see him. We wanted a slower meal and time to visit, but we felt downright ignored sometimes. My husband's water was empty on 3 different occassions. As always, the food was delicious and the ambience what we hoped for, but the service was lacking that night.
    Special Features:
    romantic, special occasion, neighborhood gem
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    • Noise LevelModerate
  • Steve
    Dined on 7/18/2014
    Food was average . Waiter spent a whole lot of time chatting with guests at neighboring table.. Very disruptive to the enjoyment of our meal
    Special Features:
    notable wine list
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    • Noise LevelCannot Recall
  • no ambience here
    luv2dine
    Dined on 7/16/2014
    Went to celebrate a birthday-1.bartender ignored us and waited on friends who came in AFTER us; leaving us sitting and waiting until I went to bar. 2.Waiter had us wait forever for everything- no pepper mill with salad(those around us were offered it). 3. Had to go and get waiter when my friend wanted another glass of wine with dinner. 4. Birthday was celebrated with a candle in a glass-no asking if we wanted dessert or an offer of something to celebrate. I LOVE THEIR FOOD, but nothing else!!!!!
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  • Bastille Day Celebration
    FriendsVIP
    Dined on 7/14/2014
    Hexagone does a wonderful job with specials. July 14 they offered a Bastille Day prefix menu. The food was fabulous - my starter was Scallops cooked perfectly, the Sea Bass on a bed of spinach both perfect and finished the night with a Chocolate Bomb - best description - it is a Bomb of flavor (I could eat this every day). Sign up for Hexagons email notices - it will guarantee you hear about the specials you don't want to miss.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, romantic, special occasion, neighborhood gem, notable wine list
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    • Noise LevelModerate
  • Via La France!
    Paris2
    Dined on 7/13/2014
    The special Bastille Day menu was perfect and very satisfying.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, neighborhood gem, notable wine list
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    • Noise LevelQuiet
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • dinerouter
    Dined on 7/13/2014
    Wonder and relaxed atmosphere. Had a really good time. We will visit again. We were rushed; had theater tickets. The wait staff understood and got us out on time and surprise!; they provided a shuttle to the Old Globe. Will definitely return and spend more time.
    Special Features:
    good for groups, special occasion, late-night find, neighborhood gem
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    • Noise LevelQuiet
  • it was OK...as a first experience
    OpenTable Diner Since 2014
    Dined on 7/11/2014
    Not excellent fresh...despite OK. glad i use the groupon
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  • Our Go To Place for Birthdays
    Leslie
    Dined on 7/11/2014
    We love this restaurant. We often bring our own bottle of wine and pay a reasonable corkage fee, and eat like royalty! Rarely do we stray from the Braised Beef Ribs or Beef Bourguinone (sp?), but I've had their fish special a few times and it is always excellent. The bar has been discovered, and is now packed by 5:30 on weekends. They have moved a few tables outside which gives everyone more room, so that is nice for summer. Waiters are eager to please but not pretentious.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, romantic, special occasion, notable wine list
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    • Noise LevelModerate
  • Very pleased
    LuCas
    Dined on 7/10/2014
    It was my birthday celebration, first time with a group at the Hexagone. Everything worked flawless, the pickiest of my friends had some complaints (I'm not surprised) but was nicely handled by the owner and at the end she was just as happy as I am. My beef bourguignon was out of this world! Perfect!
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, good for groups, romantic, special occasion, neighborhood gem
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    • Noise LevelModerate
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Old School French
    KevinM
    Dined on 7/8/2014
    If you want Coq au Vin or Calf's liver, this is probably the go-to place in SD. Weak beer selection
    Special Features:
    neighborhood gem
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    • Noise LevelModerate
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Great place for dinner before play
    OpenTable Diner Since 2005
    Dined on 7/8/2014
    We were looking for a good alternative spot for a good dinner before going to the Old Globe. We wanted close and good. The Hexagone is both. At Fifth and Laurel, it is walking distance for many and a short drive for the rest of us. This was our second time dining here and we had great experiences both times.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, special occasion
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    • Noise LevelQuiet
  • Can't wait to return there!
    TasmanVIP
    Dined on 7/7/2014
    The food and service were excellent!!! Highly recommended!!! First time there and will definitely be going back, many menu items we can't find in north San Diego county...
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, special occasion, neighborhood gem
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    • Noise LevelQuiet
  • R and E
    OpenTable Diner Since 2009
    Dined on 7/7/2014
    My husband and I were very pleased to have discovered this fine restaurant. We were going to The Globe and therefore took their offer of a shuttle both to and from The Globe. This was a very nice addition and made our visit all the more delightful. We will return very soon again.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, good for groups, special occasion, neighborhood gem
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    • Noise LevelModerate
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Not a fan - won't be returning
    Ladybug915
    Dined on 7/4/2014
    I called ahead & clarified with Patrick that I could use my Groupon on July 4th. He said no problem but when the bill came & I presented my Groupon to our server, I got "attitude" from the waiter & he stomped off in disgust. The French onion soup was too thick & had a distinct wine taste to it. The bread that was brought to our table was stale. The service from our waiter was extremely slow. Our cocktails were weak. My top sirloin w/Bernaise was cooked to perfection. My mother enjoyed her calfs liver & onions. My mom likes to order dessert, take a few bites & then take the rest home. Well the waiter asked her "Why did you bother ordering a dessert if you weren't going to eat it?" What does it matter to him if she ate it or not? So Rude!
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  • Return visit perfect
    Dave
    Dined on 6/29/2014
    We hit an off night several months ago. This return visit was great, excellent food and service.
    Special Features:
    special occasion, neighborhood gem
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    • Noise LevelModerate
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • recent dinner
    socalsd8VIP
    Dined on 6/28/2014
    We normally love going to Hexagone because the atmosphere is nice and the food is very good. On this trip the food was not up to their normal level. It was rather disappointing and our server Mark needs a few lessons in how to take care of customers.
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  • Good Pre-theater Dining
    TacitusVIP
    Dined on 6/27/2014
    Hexagone is perfectly situated for a meal before a show at the Old Globe. The seafood was excellent and service was expeditious.
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  • One of the best
    FoodmanVIP
    Dined on 6/26/2014
    This is one of those places you kick yourself for not going to sooner. We had tickets for the Old Globe and ate here prior to the performance. What a wonderful dining experience. A true gem of a French restaurant.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, special occasion, neighborhood gem, notable wine list
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    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Great food and great service
    OpenTable Diner Since 2005
    Dined on 6/26/2014
    A totally positive experience, our first time here. New York steak and sea bass cooked perfectly. Great service. Our server was available as we needed him, and when we were ready to leave, he brought our check and then processed our card quickly. It may seem strange to mention that, but we have been to a couple of otherwise excellent restaurants lately that just don't seem to understand that when customers are ready to leave, it is because they have someplace else they need to be.
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    fit for foodies, romantic, special occasion, notable wine list
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  • Not the same place anymore
    Gekko4321
    Dined on 6/25/2014
    Got a Groupon after checking out their prices on their web site. Showed up and saw the menu prices were 20% higher than what I saw. That is deceptive to me. $12 lobster bisque came in a tiny cup and was just creamy broth. NY strip was way too fatty. Lamb good but 4 lollipops for $34 left me hungry still. No one greeted us at the door and we stood there for ten minutes while staff moved around us. Sat down and no one came to our table for 15 minutes and the restaurant was almost empty. Used to love this place. No more.
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  • Great food; pleasant ambiance
    StJohn
    Dined on 6/21/2014
    Our waiter was attentive and professional. Food was perfect.
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    romantic
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    • Noise LevelQuiet
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • barbVIP
    Dined on 6/21/2014
    always friendly - varied menu - excellent food - comfortable
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    romantic, neighborhood gem
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    • Noise LevelQuiet
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Lovely restaurant
    OpenTable Diner Since 2012
    Dined on 6/20/2014
    Wonderful place for dinner before going to the theater at the Old Globe. Excellent food and service. Very convenient parking (a rarity in the neighborhood). Nice to walk across the bridge into the park after dinner.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, special occasion, neighborhood gem
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    • Noise LevelQuiet
  • Great
    vips
    Dined on 6/19/2014
    This has become our favorite restaurant, easy to get to and away from noisy Downtown, besides, great food to reasonable prices.
    Special Features:
    special occasion, neighborhood gem
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    • Noise LevelCannot Recall
  • Fine Dining
    sashimilover
    Dined on 6/15/2014
    This restaurant is beautifully appointed and lends itself to fine dining. The food was well prepared, and delicious. The service was excellent and uncrushed. More European than American, we were not made to feel that we had to eat fast and leave. We will definitely return.
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    fit for foodies, neighborhood gem
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    • Noise LevelModerate
  • Excellent as usual
    FrankVIP
    Dined on 6/14/2014
    Have dined and reviewed before. A great dining experience and reasonably priced as well. I will be going back again!
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, romantic, special occasion, neighborhood gem, notable wine list
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    • Noise LevelModerate
  • no thank you!
    foodie
    Dined on 6/13/2014
    Friday night confirmed dinner reservations and we waited 20 min for a table, rude staff, and to top it all they only had 2 items available on their entire appetizer menu not even French onion soup REALLY!!! ordered a vodka tonic the tonic was flat asked if they could change the tank bring a new one answer was NO! You'd think after all that they would comp our drinks or appetizers we did not want or at least a desert but NO. this place and management needs to get its act together if they're going to be in the service industry. I should have known better and gone to Mr A's Bertrand knows how to run a restaurant lesson learned. save your money skip this place and head next door to Mr A's if you want outstanding Management Food & service
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  • over priced
    OpenTable Diner Since 2014
    Dined on 6/13/2014
    The waiter did not have the specials down, they charged $15 for a small plate of spinach with 3 shrimp and a mediocore dressing. $9 for a cup of lobster bisque, no lobster and then had to have them fill it as it came half empty. Flavorless. Would not recommend and would not return. It was a birthday lunch and the waiter did not even offer a souffle prior to us ordering.
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    romantic
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    • Noise LevelQuiet
  • Great service. Food underwhelming.
    OpenTable Diner Since 2014
    Dined on 6/12/2014
    The $$$ nature of this French eatery deserves a bit more delivery in the food department. Presentations were lackluster, considering the well-appointed menu. Service was attentive and friendly.
    Special Features:
    romantic, notable wine list
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    • Noise LevelQuiet
  • Falls short
    Kerri2tj
    Dined on 6/8/2014
    The service was attentive but was really disappointed when I came here to use a $100 coupon. The food was just not flavorful. The French are known for their sauces and I was just disappointed with the braised ribs....they looked great but lacked flavoring and I rarely salt my food and this meal I keep saying pass the salt shaker.
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    notable wine list
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  • why bother
    Valueshouldequalservice
    Dined on 6/7/2014
    If when you spend your money in a restaurant and you have an expectation of value then I would not go here. The bartender, host and most particular the waiter have no interest in welcoming you. The host walked us to the table, put the menu's on the table and walked away. The waiter had so many other things on his mind I am not sure why he came to work. I can't recall a time at a restaurant being so completely ignored. The restaurant was busy so there must be a fair number of people who don't care about service. But when the bill can easily top $100 I prefer some value. I will never visit again.
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