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For 2
Date
Fri, 4/20
Time
7:00 PM
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Bleu Boheme

4.7
2091 reviews
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$30 and under
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French
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"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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Private dining
Dining Style
Casual Elegant
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Cuisines
French, Contemporary French, Continental
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Hours of operation
Dinner: Sunday - Thursday: 5:00pm - 9:00pm
Friday - Saturday: 5:00pm - 10:00pm
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Phone number
(619) 255-4167
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Payment options
AMEX, Diners Club, Discover, MasterCard, Visa
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Dress code
Smart Casual
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Executive chef
Ken Irvine, Owner
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Neighborhood
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Cross street
Kensington
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Parking details
Parking after 6pm- everynight behind restaurant
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Special events & promotions
Come join us for our new Happy Hour "une Cinq a Six" every night from 5-6pm for food and drink specials. All Special events and Holiday reservations must also be confirmed with a member of our staff.

Check www.bleuboheme.com for details...
Additional
Banquet, Bar Dining, Bar/Lounge, Beer, BYO Wine, Chef's Table, Cocktails, Corkage Fee, Counter Seating, Full Bar, Gluten-free Menu, Happy Hour, Non-Smoking, Outdoor dining, Private Room, Wheelchair Access, Wine

Private Dining

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.

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Sun - Mon 5:00PM - 6:30PM
Wed - Thu 5:00PM - 6:30PM

What 2091 People Are Saying
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4.7based on recent ratings
4.7
food
4.6
service
4.7
ambience
4.3
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96% of people would recommend it to a friend
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5.0Dined 2 days ago

Very good dinner for my group. The food and ambiance were excellent.

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5.0Dined 6 days ago

This restaurant never disappoints.. Always a special meal.

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5.0Dined 7 days ago

Every bite was delicious and savory! The service was friendly and efficient. Lovely French atmosphere. Transports you to Paris.

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4.0Dined on April 11, 2018

LOVE their crap cakes. So happy they are right down the street. Sorry they are now only open for dinner.

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5.0Dined on April 8, 2018

Always great. Duck Confit and Onion Tarts are superb.

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5.0Dined on April 6, 2018

It was the epitome of soul food served in a modern elegant way.

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5.0Dined on April 4, 2018

We had opted for the set menu. The portions are slightly smaller than ordering individually but it was still more than enough food. Everything was delicious. I had the butter lettuce salad and would definitely recommend it! The variety of flavors was wonderful! I order salmon as main course which was served over mixed vegetables- all vey tasty. Desert east a coconut mango bread pudding, also very good. Look forward to going back. Oh and free parking in the bank lot after six.

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5.0Dined on March 25, 2018

The mussels and fries are amazing and a favorite. I found the crab cakes delicious. The service was friendly and attentive.

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5.0Dined on March 25, 2018

Service, food, wine and atmosphere was great. Great hangout if your looking for spot to eat.

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5.0Dined on March 24, 2018

The food and service were both excellent as always. Everyone has a great time and enjoyed their food.

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5.0Dined on March 24, 2018

Celebrated 2 of my BFF bdays. This place is always an oldie, but a goodie for us. My girls and I love the mussels. Great place to dine and hang out for hours, except it is very pricey. One appetizer, 3 mussel entrees, 2 fish dishes and dessert cost over $300!

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5.0Dined on March 11, 2018

Reserved a table for four, celebrating a birthday. Attentive server, enjoyed the ambiance of candles throughout the restaurant, food was excellent, complimentary dessert, dark chocolate mousse completed our experience.

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5.0Dined on March 11, 2018

Best French onion soup ever! We had the specials, really great. Service spot on.

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5.0Dined on March 10, 2018

A great find in Kensington! Food was amazing! Basil martini fabulous!!!

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5.0Dined on March 8, 2018

My husband and I go often to the bar. Gigi serves us most of the time. He knows what we like. We love the ambience - food oh yes and vino.

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5.0Dined on March 4, 2018

The food was amazing, one of the best meals we’ve had in San Diego.

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3.0Dined on March 4, 2018

It was very noisy even at a table for 2 conversation was almost impossible. I had the skirt steak and wished I had ordered a different item on the menu- it was very thin and had a lot of grissel would not recommend.

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5.0Dined on March 3, 2018

Food was absolutely wonderful. Will definitely return when I visit San Diego next!

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4.0Dined on February 25, 2018

Food and atmosphere was great. Server was nice and friendly. I wish the staff was a bit more knowledgeable about the wine list.

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5.0Dined on February 25, 2018

Met a beautiful woman for dinner at your establishment. The food and ambiance was exquisite and the service was prompt without being annoying. I will go again and will highly recommend it to anyone look for exceptional French cuisine.

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5.0Dined on February 24, 2018

Had a great time. Service ?

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5.0Dined on February 23, 2018

Everything was on point from our warm hostess to Sarah's great service and our tasty meal. We were so well taken care of. Thank you Blue Boheme .

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5.0Dined on February 20, 2018

this is a great French restaurant. the wine list is very extensive and has many, many French wines to select from as well as California wines. The food was amazing, I had never had many of the items on the menu but everything i ordered was beyond my expectations. The server was very knowledgable in the food as well as the wines. The restaurants ambiance is amazing, it is very quiet and cozy, perfect for a date or just a late night excellent meal with that someone special. I highly recommend this restaurant.

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5.0Dined on February 19, 2018

My favorite SD restaurant❤️

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3.0Dined on February 19, 2018

Lost its charm. Food is overseasoned, overbearing, and underwhelming. Despite a reservation we were seated at the worst possible table with many others available. Waitstaff pounces on you to order drinks repeatedly while you're studying the menu and determining your dining direction which affects your wine pairing. What used to be enjoyable and special has become stuffy and pretentious. Menu has not changed in 2 years, it seems they've stopped trying. We're ready to look elsewhere for quality French cuisine served with finesse and attention, and not just an overblown reputation that has grown stale. This used to be our favorite, very disappointed.

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5.0Dined on February 19, 2018

Great food, atmosphere and service. Always warm and inviting tonights meal was especially delicious.

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5.0Dined on February 18, 2018

Really like the ambiance. Is there anyway to improve the table lighting without wrecking it?

Hard to read the menus.

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3.0Dined on February 18, 2018

The food was good but not great. My Steak frites, NY steak was undercooked and the fries were not great either. After eating at Bleu Boheme many times over the years, I think there are much better French restaurants in San Diego.

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4.0Dined on February 17, 2018

The ambiance is SO romantic with all those candles! And, the Creme Brulee was amazing!!! I'm sure we'll return.

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5.0Dined on February 16, 2018

First timers here. I had the duck confit, my wife had scallops and Mom had the special which was filet mignon. We’ve never been to France so I cannot speak to the authenticity of the dishes but I thought the duck and scallops were very delicious. We will definitely return and hopefully find a seat at the bar and order small plates. They also had a great sazerac.

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3.0Dined on February 15, 2018

It was ok, nothing particular about the restaurant was that great. Was more about packing in as much people as they could for Valentine's day. Multiple times were bumped by staff, and other patrons.

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5.0Dined on February 15, 2018

Outstanding for Valentines Day !! Would highly recommend.

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5.0Dined on February 14, 2018

We went for Valentine's Day. The full menu was not available, that was disappointing. The Valentine's menu was very nice, and the rack of lamb and New York strip was excellent. I didn't like the fact that you were not informed that the gratituity was included in the meal price, but the credit card receipt had a space for a tip.

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5.0Dined on February 13, 2018

Enjoyed the casual atmosphere and very good French cooking. The pomme frites are excellent.

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5.0Dined on February 13, 2018

I love this restaurant. My wife and I have only dined here twice in two years, and our experiences both times have been home runs. We began with Sazeracs, the famous and potent New Orleans cocktails featuring rye and absinthe, and an provencal appetizer of pasta with basil, beans, and tomatoes. Just enough to whet our appetites for our main dishes of salmon--perfect temperature and degree of doneness--and duck confit with lentils. The duck's crispy skin worked beautifully with the moist thigh flesh. With those main plates we drank a half bottle of Chateuneuf du Pape. For a very satisfying ending, we shared a dessert of three-cheese cheesecake with a cooked fruit topping and double espresso. The welcoming and attentive staff have made this restaurant a "regular" when we migrate south for the winter.

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5.0Dined on February 12, 2018

Consistently excellent food and service. The before 6pm three course fixed price menu is great food for a great price!

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5.0Dined on February 9, 2018

Being our first ever visit to this establishment, we were impressed to begin with the warm greeting by the hostess Mia and the service throughout the entire service by our waiter Jorge. Each of our choices on the 3-course Prie-fixe menu were the best. We can recommend without hesitation the French onion soup as well as the main entrees of duck confit and steak & frittes.

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4.0Dined on February 8, 2018

A BIRTHDAY SURPRISE (and not a good one). It was my birthday and it came up in conversation with our waitress, so we were not surprised when she came out with a small scoop of chocolate mousse with a candle. The mousse was yummy and my husband ordered the cheese cake. We were very surprised when we looked at the bill and saw a $6.00 charge for the birthday dessert that I did not order and assumed was complimentary. I thought that was really cheesy of them to do so.

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5.0Dined on February 5, 2018

This is in our opinion the best restaurant in San Diego. Bleu Boheme reminds us of a favorite Manhattan spot and takes us back to Europe and some of the lovely French restaurants in small villages--cozy, candle lit, with fine food and wine, friendly service. Bar drinks are generous. We especially like the way your fine house wine is served in carafe, making for a more relaxed dining experience. We never feel rushed. Keep up the good work.
One small concern: the chicken has twice seemed a bit dry--not a deal breaker, as everything else was so superb. But might want to take a look at the cooking time.
Thank you for this lovely gem of a restaurant.

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5.0Dined on February 3, 2018

Love this place. Food is delicious. Such a nice romantic atmosphere. Service is amazing.

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