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Bleu Boheme, San Diego, CA

Bleu Boheme

4.7
4.7
3071 Reviews
$30 and under
French
"World travel and its pleasures; items brought back from different places for décors; great stories shared with others; and very importantly, simple, yet delicious recipes from different cultures. Our mission is humble. It is simply for people coming to our restaurant to be transported around the world, and to travel with us for an evening, to a place of well-being and happiness."

Bleu Bohème is designed to create a feeling of France's past generations. It mixes the Bohemian and artistic free spirited left bank of Paris with the roots and tradition of the rural areas. Bleu Bohème is a neighborhood restaurant that serves accessible, affordable and comforting French cuisine.

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2 people

7:00 PM


Booked 28 times today

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Additional information

  • Dining style

    Casual Elegant

  • Cuisines

    French, Contemporary French, Continental

  • Hours of operation

    Fri, Sat 5:00 pm–9:00 pm Dinner Tue–Thu 5:00 pm–8:00 pm

  • Phone number

    (619) 255-4167

  • Payment options

    AMEX, Diners Club, Discover, MasterCard, Visa

  • Dress code

    Smart Casual

  • Executive chef

    Ken Irvine, Owner

  • Private party facilities

    When it comes to special occasions, Bleu Bohème is a favorite among our neighbors and regulars. At Bleu Bohème, we believe the food, atmosphere and friendly service combine to make your evening a memorable experience. Our Chef will work with you to create a custom menu for your special group.

  • Private party contact

    Ken Irvine: (855) 796-2486

  • Neighborhood

    Kensington

  • Cross street

    Kensington

  • Parking details

    Parking after 6pm- every night behind restaurant

  • Additional

    Beer, BYO Wine, Cocktails, Corkage Fee, Full Bar, Gender Neutral Restroom, Gluten-free Options, Non-Smoking, Patio/Outdoor Dining, Wheelchair Access, Wine

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What 3,071 people are saying

Overall ratings and reviews

Reviews can only be made by diners who have eaten at this restaurant

4.7
4.7 based on recent ratings
  • 4.6Food
  • 4.7Service
  • 4.8Ambience
  • 4.4Value

NoiseModerate

Loved For

  • San Diego

    French

  • San Diego

    French

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  1. J

    Jojo

    Atlantic City

    4 reviews

    vip
    5.0

    4 reviews

    Dined 3 days ago

    overall5food5service5ambience5
    Service,food and ambiance were amazing. The martinis were fabulous! Highly recommend it especially for a date night. Awesome experience!
  2. LC

    LeeC

    Phoenix

    3 reviews

    5.0

    3 reviews

    Dined 3 days ago

    overall5food5service5ambience5
    My wife and I celebrated our 2nd anniversary. I would call us food and restaurant snobs. This restaurant is over the top. The food quality and service were exceptional. The only problem we had was deciding what to order as everything sounded delicious. We had the sour dough bread, gnocchi, soup of the day, pate, and octopus. All of them were incredibly delicious. We will definitely return.FYI- our server Christy was so awesome. I was able to order just the pate without having the complete appetizer. Also, I asked Christy, is the octopus good? Her response was priceless. She said it’s awesome and if you don’t like it, you don’t have to pay for it. It was awesome and very tender. Highly recommend this restaurant.
  3. OT

    OpenTable Diner

    Baja California

    1 review

    vip
    5.0

    1 review

    Dined 4 days ago

    overall5food5service5ambience5
    Excellent food and service
  4. OT

    OpenTable Diner

    San Diego

    12 reviews

    vip
    3.0

    12 reviews

    Dined 4 days ago

    overall3food4service2ambience3
    Service was very slow. We waited for an hour from finishing our salads to getting our entrees. They had a large party that arrived after us and they used that as an excuse for the slow service. Also, their reasonably priced Pinot Noir was sold out and they did not offer an alternate so we had to buy their high priced wine. Very noisy and could hardly hold a conversation. Overall we were very disappointed.
  5. OT

    OpenTable Diner

    San Diego

    2 reviews

    4.0

    2 reviews

    Dined 6 days ago

    overall4food4service3ambience4
    Five of us dined at Bleu Bohème in celebration of a birthday. The room was very quaint and rustic, a nice nod to French country. It was, however, very loud. The menu has many options. It took a while to get drinks and for the waitress to take our complete order. The Charcuterie board had a variety of meats, but neither the duck pate or terrine were enjoyed. We were able to receive accommodation for a gluten intolerance with risotto being substituted for pasta with the Fruits de Mer and the seafood was prepared well and excellent. The short ribs and ravioli were also very good. The French onion soup was excellent. Overall the experience was very good, but not our favorite.
  6. CM

    CMCO

    San Diego

    25 reviews

    5.0

    25 reviews

    Dined 7 days ago

    overall5food5service5ambience5
    We even had a birthday card at our table! We celebrated 53 years of marriage and my 76th birthday. It was as always a fabulous evening! GG made fabulous cocktails and our dinner was yummy. Jasmine greeted us with a hug. It is wonderful to have a neighborhood restaurant where we know we're always welcome and where we can count on excellent service and a terrific meal!
  7. OT

    OpenTable Diner

    New England

    2 reviews

    5.0

    2 reviews

    Dined on January 22, 2023

    overall5food5service5ambience5
    4 girls, a nice dinner with a bottle of wine. The food was delicious, the hostess was so nice, our waitress was so knowledgeable and the ambiance was exactly what a French restaurant should be! Would highly recommend. We will be back!
  8. r

    richc

    San Diego

    9 reviews

    5.0

    9 reviews

    Dined on January 22, 2023

    overall5food5service5ambience5
    New salad and new dish (seafood pasta) were terrific.
  9. NC

    NancyC

    San Diego

    16 reviews

    vip
    3.0

    16 reviews

    Dined on January 21, 2023

    overall3food2service4ambience4
    Lovely atmosphere and server Gina was great! The food very disappointing
  10. AW

    AnaW

    San Diego

    3 reviews

    vip
    5.0

    3 reviews

    Dined on January 15, 2023

    overall5food5service5ambience5
    First time at a French restaurant for husband and I. We were pleasantly surprised by this place. When I made the reservation I mentioned that it was our wedding anniversary. So as soon as they sat us they place an anniversary card sign by the employees. They also served as a complimentary dessert. I did read previous reviews and noticed the comments about the bread, and we didn’t order any. But it was still on the check, but our server took it off after I brought it up. A lot of wines to choose from, overall a great experience.
  11. RR

    RebeccaR

    San Diego

    3 reviews

    5.0

    3 reviews

    Dined on January 14, 2023

    overall5food5service5ambience5
    I love this restaurant. The candles and lighting are perfect for a romantic dinner. I had the duck and my husband had the steak. Our server suggested the wine and it was perfect for both dishes. Don’t skip the Crème Brûlée.
  12. AF

    AllanF

    San Francisco

    17 reviews

    vip
    5.0

    17 reviews

    Dined on January 14, 2023

    overall5food5service5ambience5
    Wife and I hit this place for the first time. Atmosphere sooo French and comfortable. Service quick and frequent. Food very flavorful. Rich, but, hey it’s a French place. All dishes outstanding— mussels in garlic cream could be an app for 4, and the mussels were just ideal. Will try all the other sauce options on next visits. Delightful and affordable French option. Can’t wait to return.
  13. r

    richc

    San Diego

    10 reviews

    3.0

    10 reviews

    Dined on January 8, 2023

    overall3food3service4ambience2
    Perhaps a new chef. The chicken dish was dry. The beef dish was dry and chewy. Noise level was high. I like the Stone Room. Service was good. Salad was uninspiring. I like the house wine, Syrah. The help is friendly.
  14. SG

    SaraG

    1 review

    4.0

    1 review

    Dined on January 8, 2023

    overall4food4service5ambience5
    Food was tasty but the onion soup and the fries were not as hot as they should have been. In fact, the fries weren't even warm. But all the food was tasty.
  15. WS

    WayneS

    San Diego

    1 review

    5.0

    1 review

    Dined on January 7, 2023

    overall5food5service5ambience5
    The atmosphere is great for any occasion. Our server was outstanding she was friendly and very helpful with menu. Our meals were excellent.
  16. DD

    DeborahD

    San Diego

    9 reviews

    vip
    5.0

    9 reviews

    Dined on January 4, 2023

    overall5food5service5ambience5
    Blu Boheme is the best french restaurant in the area. The food, service wine is excellent!
  17. l

    lizzyb

    San Diego

    1 review

    5.0

    1 review

    Dined on January 4, 2023

    overall5food5service5ambience5
    This is one of my favorite places to go to!! The service, vibe and food are incredible. It feels like you are in Europe.
  18. S

    Smpeacer

    San Diego

    4 reviews

    5.0

    4 reviews

    Dined on January 1, 2023

    overall5food5service5ambience5
    Consistently delicious and well waited on. Thank you!
  19. h

    hopefulandhappyone

    New England

    10 reviews

    5.0

    10 reviews

    Dined on January 1, 2023

    overall5food5service5ambience5
    One of our favorite restaurants. Lovely place for a romantic meal. Thank you 🙏
  20. OT

    OpenTable Diner

    San Diego

    2 reviews

    5.0

    2 reviews

    Dined on January 1, 2023

    overall5food5service5ambience5
    Wonderful dinner
  21. DE

    DEN4

    San Diego

    9 reviews

    vip
    5.0

    9 reviews

    Dined on January 1, 2023

    overall5food5service5ambience5
    Food was wonderful. Mushroom raviolis were delicious.
  22. OT

    OpenTable Diner

    Seattle

    49 reviews

    vip
    5.0

    49 reviews

    Dined on December 30, 2022

    overall5food5service5ambience5
    Outstanding dinner and service despite almost every table being occupied. Love this restaurant!
  23. 1

    1happybelly

    San Diego

    153 reviews

    vip
    5.0

    153 reviews

    Dined on December 25, 2022

    overall5food5service5ambience5
    It's rare that I go out for Christmas Eve dinner but this was special. Bleu Bohème had a Joyeux Noël celebratory 3-course menu that was a knockout. I got a prize seat at the bar and met some wonderful people. I was served like I was the only customer. GG who seemed to be fully in charge there treats everyone special. The cocktail, food and wine were exceptional as usual and is no wonder why Bleu Bohème is one of my favorite restaurants in San Diego. Kudos to Chef Irvine.
  24. CA

    CharlesA

    San Diego

    33 reviews

    vip
    5.0

    33 reviews

    Dined on December 25, 2022

    overall5food4service3ambience5
    Lovely restaurant. First visit, will definitely go back again.
  25. AS

    AnneS

    San Diego

    1 review

    5.0

    1 review

    Dined on December 25, 2022

    overall5food5service5ambience5
    A little noisy, but it was a full house so don’t know how it could have been quieter
  26. JM

    JanetM

    San Diego

    9 reviews

    vip
    5.0

    9 reviews

    Dined on December 25, 2022

    overall5food4service5ambience5
    Lovely way to spend a Christmas Eve. Service was outstanding
  27. EO

    EugeneO

    1 review

    5.0

    1 review

    Dined on December 25, 2022

    overall5food5service5ambience5
    Service was professional and friendly. Escargot really good; tender with one of the best sauces…soaked every bit with my bread. Duck was ok but would prefer smaller leg so confit worked deeper. Wine priced fairly. Service very attentive. Parking is a bit of a challenge.
  28. J

    Jamie

    Los Angeles

    8 reviews

    5.0

    8 reviews

    Dined on December 25, 2022

    overall5food5service5ambience5
    We sat at the bar for my birthday dinner. Being Christmas Eve, we were limited to the menu for the night -- and LOVED IT! I had the french onion soup and scallops with lobster risotto. My husband had the beet salad and steak frites. Everything was prepared and cooked to perfection. The owner stopped by to check on us. As he moved about the place we could tell there were many regulars there, spending Christmas Eve in a favorite spot. The food was delicious, the service outstanding. The motif of the restaurant is so comfy and welcoming yet sophisticated. Parking was easy. We will be back.
  29. WH

    WilliamH

    Seattle

    6 reviews

    4.0

    6 reviews

    Dined on December 25, 2022

    overall4food4service5ambience4
    The Christmas Eve dinner was very nice. We enjoyed everything except the spice cake.
  30. BP

    BarbaraP

    San Diego

    1 review

    5.0

    1 review

    Dined on December 25, 2022

    overall5food5service5ambience5
    Crab cakes, Duck Confit and crusted salmon outstanding
  31. d

    daniel

    San Diego

    42 reviews

    vip
    3.0

    42 reviews

    Dined on December 25, 2022

    overall3food3service4ambience5
    Restaurant has changed a lot during Covid, and not for the better. Food was very traditional Julia Childs classic French, now experimenting and not better.
  32. S

    Sunstorm

    1 review

    5.0

    1 review

    Dined on December 25, 2022

    overall5food5service5ambience4
    Wonderful food. Charming service. We were very comfortable on the patio.
  33. OT

    OpenTable Diner

    1 review

    5.0

    1 review

    Dined on December 24, 2022

    overall5food5service5ambience5
    We love this restaurant. Everything we have had here is delicious!
  34. B

    Blythel

    San Diego

    40 reviews

    vip
    5.0

    40 reviews

    Dined on December 22, 2022

    overall5food5service5ambience5
    Outstanding as always! This restaurant is a gem - food, service, design, wine list - everything is well thought out.
  35. RB

    RobB

    San Diego

    4 reviews

    5.0

    4 reviews

    Dined on December 22, 2022

    overall5food5service4ambience5
    A very enjoyable meal in a beautiful space. Attentive staff.
  36. GL

    GreenLifeMike

    San Diego

    37 reviews

    vip
    4.0

    37 reviews

    Dined on December 21, 2022

    overall4food3service5ambience5
    Still great ambiance but food was mixed. Some was overcooked, and dishes were not served at the same time. Chicken was cold by the time the mussels and beouf bourgeonon arrived. The best salad was a pile of arugula with a sprinkling of beets tidbits . I leak a hearty beet salad.
  37. B

    Barry

    San Diego

    2 reviews

    5.0

    2 reviews

    Dined on December 18, 2022

    overall5food5service5ambience5
    Our favorite place for special occasions. Love it. Only thing could be better? Better beer selection.
  38. TR

    TrudyR

    San Diego

    1 review

    2.0

    1 review

    Dined on December 15, 2022

    overall2food2service5ambience4
    One dinner was cold The onion soup was not very good! I know what it should taste like
  39. ME

    MargueriteE

    Los Angeles

    12 reviews

    5.0

    12 reviews

    Dined on December 11, 2022

    overall5food5service5ambience5
    We had a beautiful birthday dinner for my daughter. I had the new Cassoulet de Mer, which was absolutely outstanding. My husband had the pork chop, also delicious. My daughters had the classic Boef Bourguignon, Poulet Roti and the Ravioles Maison - all incredible. We tried a few different desserts, all to die for! The service was impeccable. What a wonderful, memorable evening.
  40. OT

    OpenTable Diner

    1 review

    5.0

    1 review

    Dined on December 10, 2022

    overall5food5service4ambience5
    Lovely restaurant. The gnocchi is insanely delicious. Basil martini was top notch. Get the bread. Candle lit ambiance with stone walls, a pleasant dining experience.

Safety precautions

  • Cleaning & sanitizing

    • Surfaces sanitized between seatings
    • Digital, disposable or sanitized menu provided
    • Sealed or wrapped utensils used
    • Common areas deep-cleaned daily
    • Sanitizer or wipes provided for customers
  • Physical distancing

    • Limited number of seated diners
  • Screening

    • Sick staff prohibited in the workplace
    • Staff is vaccinated

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You can order delivery directly from Bleu Boheme using the Order Online button.

Bleu Boheme is rated 4.7 stars by 3071 OpenTable diners.

Yes, you can generally book this restaurant by choosing the date, time and party size on OpenTable.

Make a reservation

2 people

7:00 PM


Booked 28 times today

Order delivery or takeout

Options

  • Order online
Google Map for Bleu Boheme

4090 Adams Ave, San Diego, CA 92116

Dining areas

Additional information

  • Cross street

    Kensington

  • Neighborhood

    Kensington

  • Hours of operation

    Fri, Sat 5:00 pm–9:00 pm Dinner Tue–Thu 5:00 pm–8:00 pm

  • Cuisines

    French, Contemporary French, Continental

  • Dining style

    Casual Elegant

  • Dress code

    Smart Casual

  • Parking details

    Parking after 6pm- every night behind restaurant

  • Payment options

    AMEX, Diners Club, Discover, MasterCard, Visa

  • Executive chef

    Ken Irvine, Owner

  • Additional

    Beer, BYO Wine, Cocktails, Corkage Fee, Full Bar, Gender Neutral Restroom, Gluten-free Options, Non-Smoking, Patio/Outdoor Dining, Wheelchair Access, Wine

  • Phone number

    (619) 255-4167

  • Private party facilities

    When it comes to special occasions, Bleu Bohème is a favorite among our neighbors and regulars. At Bleu Bohème, we believe the food, atmosphere and friendly service combine to make your evening a memorable experience. Our Chef will work with you to create a custom menu for your special group.

  • Private party contact

    Ken Irvine: (855) 796-2486

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