Au Revoir

4.4
567 Reviews
$30 and under
French
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 !
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OpenTable Diner
Pittsburgh
1 review
Dined on October 20, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience3

Took my fiancé here for our 3 year anniversary. It’s not as romantic as I thought it would be , but definitely a good dinner spot! The food was amazing and the service was great. Small place, low noise and easy to find. Will be back!

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TracyE
San Diego
11 reviews
Dined on October 8, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

The food is incredible!! The scallops appetizer and the sauce is mouth watering. The mussels with blue cheese broth is scrumptious!

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vipFoodieSanDiego
London
27 reviews
Dined on October 3, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience3

Delicious French cuisine. The streak frites was prepared perfectly. Varied menu selection.

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vipMistyou5
San Diego
23 reviews
Dined on September 19, 2020
Overall4food4service3ambience4

Menu is limited, but has good variety. Service was intermittent, and seemed a bit rushed, despite only two other tables of customers. Food was tasty, and they have several wines-by-the-glass. We had the Camembert cheese appetizer, which could easily serve four. It comes with just a few toast point, so ask for extra. I had the ravioli, which was delicious, as was the sauce. The sea bass was just a bit overcooked, but really tasty. We also tried the lavender fries, and they have a light subtle lavender flavor. We would have ordered desert, but the waiter didn’t offer and seemed rushed to get us our check. I even inquired about the hours of a dessert spot around the corner, and we were not offered coffee or dessert post meal. The food was rich, and plentiful, the prices were reasonable. Overall it was a good date night dinner.

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OpenTable Diner
San Diego
6 reviews
Dined on September 18, 2020
Overall2food2service1ambience1

Was very disappointed overall

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Northparkres
San Diego
1 review
Dined on September 12, 2020
Overall2food2service4ambience1

COVID-19 guidelines are not followed.
Mediocre food quality considered the price.

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vipTeeTee
San Diego
30 reviews
Dined on September 5, 2020
Overall4food5service4ambience4

The food here is the reason to come. The risotto that is served with the bass dish is outstanding. We just wish they would replace the menus. To be handed an old stained menu- particularly at this time is questionable. Also, some of the seating was not spread out far enough.

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LoriK
Phoenix
1 review
Dined on August 20, 2020
Overall4food4service5ambience4

Great French onion soup, delicious asparagus risotto. Boeuf bourginon good but overcooked.

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vipJackO
San Diego
4 reviews
Dined on August 16, 2020
Overall1food1service1ambience1

They were closed & no one called to tell us they would not be open.

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vipEatAlittle
San Diego
24 reviews
Dined on August 15, 2020
Overall3food3service3ambience4

The restaurant was closed. Maybe a last minute thing because Of COVID but Open Table took the reservation. Went to Et Voila instead. They set up a charming, well spaced back patio and the food was excellent.

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vipDianaC
San Diego
6 reviews
Dined on August 15, 2020
Overall1food1service1ambience2

The reservations were confirmed but the restaurant was closed.

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Lily
San Diego
13 reviews
Dined on August 8, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

The onion soup and calamari were exactly as expected. Nothing too special. They were out of the rainbow trout I wanted to order, so they offered the sea bass instead. Perfect since that's my favorite fish. The sauce it came with was impeccable. Would love to order that one again.

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vipOpenTable Diner
San Diego
8 reviews
Dined on August 1, 2020
Overall5food5service4ambience4

Sergio is so gracious and accommodating. The food as always is fabulous as is the wine. The desserts are yummy! Enjoying the outdoor seating these days. My compliments to Chef Dede. 😍

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OpenTable Diner
San Diego
1 review
Dined on July 11, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Awesome!
Great service! Amazing food!

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Butterflygal
San Diego
12 reviews
Dined on June 30, 2020
Overall4food4service5ambience4

Service was excellent his timing was just perfect for all our needs and he left us alone to visit. My food was excellent there was a tiny bit of fat on the duck I needed to put in my napkin overall the sauce and taste delicious! The French onion soup very good as well.

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vipRobinL
San Diego
4 reviews
Dined on June 19, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Always consistently delicious food, friendly and gracious service that is both attentive but not hovering. We love this place.

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BobZ
San Diego
2 reviews
Dined on June 13, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Always a great place for dinner.

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vipATBster
San Diego
24 reviews
Dined on June 10, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience4

Our evening meal at Au Revoir was outstanding. It was nice to be back!

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vipGw28
Cincinnati
23 reviews
Dined on June 5, 2020
Overall4food4service5ambience3

The food and the service were excellent. We will be back.

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MikeD
1 review
Dined on March 11, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Onion soup is very tasty, and the steak with pepper sauce was excellent.

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OpenTable Diner
1 review
Dined on February 28, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Great service and food

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KennethK
1 review
Dined on February 28, 2020
Overall5food5service4ambience4

I've been eating at Au Revoir since 2012. Reasonable prices and excellent food over the years have always brought me back. I had a duck breast in cherry sauce and my guest enjoyed his salmon, which I suspect may have been cooked sous vide. The wait staff were particularly helpful, especially when I realized that one of the two women sitting at the next table was not only inebriated but going off about her grown children who had come back to live with her (to whom she obviously did not wish to "au revoir"). but as she got louder and more profane, her favorite adjective being a gerund starting with "f," I got up and explained to our server that I didn't want to be next to this ongoing and deafeningly nasty rant; we were instantly moved and the rest of the meal proceeded well. One of the waiters even appeared pleased with my attempts to communicate in French. This is a very nice, unpretentious bistro which, once experienced, begs to be revisited again and again.

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vipCarrieB
San Francisco
2 reviews
Dined on February 28, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Wonderful!

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PattyW
San Diego
7 reviews
Dined on February 25, 2020
Overall5food4service5ambience4

Very cute restaurant with parking nearby. Loved the food and service. will come back again

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vipRVfoodies
New York Area
15 reviews
Dined on February 22, 2020
Overall3food3service4ambience3

Best part of the meals were the fries - crispy and hot.. The calamari appetizer was not hot and did not taste fresh. The mussel main course did not taste fresh. The fish of the day was OK but the accompanying vegetable was barely warm.

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BraelynC
1 review
Dined on February 15, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

My wife and I always enjoy our time here! The food is amazing!!!! It’s our special date night anytime we get away from the kiddo.

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vipNadolocal
San Diego
30 reviews
Dined on February 15, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

We have traveled in France for many years and Au Revoir is truly authentic French cuisine in every sense of the the term. Everything about the meal was excellent and we look forward to coming back for another meal soon.

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smallplates2
Los Angeles
28 reviews
Dined on February 13, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

This a restaurant that we return to whenever we are in town. The food and service are always wonderful. We enjoyed this visit as much as the ones in the past. Thank you for being consistent!

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AnnF
1 review
Dined on February 10, 2020
Overall5food5service4ambience4

If you love French food and don't want to pay a lot of money to enjoy it, I recommend dining at Au Revoir restaurant.

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vipRobinL
San Diego
5 reviews
Dined on February 8, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Outstanding on all fronts - though slightly noisy. Love this place for its cosy welcoming ambiance and consistently excellent food and service.

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vipkak6
San Diego
105 reviews
Dined on February 8, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

The French onion soup was excellent, the du jardin salad delicious and the butternut squash ravioli superb!!

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vipMoelink
Philadelphia
14 reviews
Dined on February 1, 2020
Overall3food3service1ambience2

Server was not attentive.

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vipOpenTable Diner
Charleston
24 reviews
Dined on January 31, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience4

Always a pleasure to dine at this neighborhood gem. Consistently excellent food, personal and pleasant service. A real value in San Diego.

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Edeline
San Diego
1 review
Dined on January 25, 2020
Overall4food4service4ambience4

This restaurant has consistently delivered good food and service over the last 10 years, surviving multiple management changes in the process.

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vipdivinapastora
San Francisco
7 reviews
Dined on January 25, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

In the midst of the restaurant week hubbub, Au Revoir was like an old friend: trustworthy, stable, and knowing what we liked. We had forgotten how nice it is to have a little neighborhood restaurant that delivers quality food and service consistently and without fanfare. It was great to see the tables filled with families, singles, and couples on a Saturday night. Soft music, so you could converse quietly, not yell above the noise. Keep it going, Au Revoir!

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PMACSD
San Diego
36 reviews
Dined on January 25, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience4

Absolutely delicious! We enjoyed our meals immensely. Au Revoir is one of my longtime favorites and I highly recommend for either lunch or dinner.

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bethc
San Diego
1 review
Dined on January 24, 2020
Overall5food5service4ambience4

Mussles were the most delicious I've had in a long time. Fries were good, but a little TOO "lavendery".

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AndyS
1 review
Dined on January 20, 2020
Overall1food2service1ambience3

My husband made a reservation for Au Revoir for a special celebration, on Monday night. Upon arrival, we could see there were several tables open. We were approached by a young man (not smiling), and we let him know we had a reservation for two. He simply pointed to a table and said you may sit there. We asked if we might be able to sit somewhere else and were abruptly told NO that all the other tables were reserved. We sat down and ordered two kir royales which were marginal tasting at best (we were told they were made with champagne and raspberry flavored syrup--not a typical recipe for a kir royale). We were sipping our kir royales and within 5 minutes the same young man came back to take our order. We told him we were enjoying our drinks and hadn't even looked at the menu. He huffed and looked at his watch and then looked at us and rudely said OKAY. He was quite unfriendly and obviously annoyed by us. He was clearly the only person on staff, beside chefs (perhaps stressed). We finished our drinks and left a $20 on the table. We walked down the street to a nearby restaurant and enjoyed a pleasant dinner experience that we thoroughly enjoyed and service with many smiles. We will not be returning to Au Revoir!

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bretp
1 review
Dined on January 14, 2020
Overall4food4service5ambience4

Service was great, food was very good; only problem was soup and food were warm not hot.

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PeggyG
San Diego
1 review
Dined on January 14, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Always great & pretty authentic French food. Love it. Thanks. Peggy

FAQs

Au Revoir offers takeout which you can order by calling the restaurant at (619) 268-2400.

Au Revoir is rated 4.4 stars by 567 OpenTable diners.

Yes, you can generally book this restaurant by choosing the date, time and party size on OpenTable. Due to local restrictions, this restaurant may not be accepting reservations at the moment.