La Bonne Table
Always like eating here. Great food and service and it quiet enough for conversation. Healthy options at least for brunch. I do wish they would put nid d’oeuf back on the brunch menu!
Great food and excellant service! Tight seating but that is what it is and will be! But food and service makes up for any inconvenience and or discomfort.
Everything was great, on time and excellent service. Outstanding waiter and Chef
Service was a bit slow but overall a wonderful restaurant with really yummy French food. We had the escargot as an appetizer and main dish of the pork chop and the braised lamb shank. Sooooo good!
Real French Food in a Real French Setting—in Provençal Hillcrest
The Good Table is flawless. Service is impeccable, not intrusive, but friendly and attentive; the foods eaten at our recent visit were among the best of their kind anywhere, in France or in San Diego: broth-rich onion soup, garlicky gorgeously presented escargot, juicy duck confit, a perfect pork chop. A short wine list is deliberate: reasonable, known, carefully selected. The cocktails are all French, of course. Can’t help loving the kir. If you have never been invited to enjoy dinner at the home of a resident of Provence, no worries: you can have a strikingly similar experience right here in Hillcrest.
As a special treat, we booked Valentine's dinner at La Bonne Table, not knowing it was a prix fixe menu. Meal was a quite pricey ($69 pp, plus drinks) and food was good, but not as great as it has been on previous non-holiday visits. I had the lobster bisque, halibut and asparagus, and chocolate mousse dessert. All were good, but nothing out-of-this-world. Hubby had traditional salad, duck and mashed potatoes, and very sweet crepe suzette. Again, very good, but he was not raving, as usual. Ambiance was charming and service was good. I think it'd be best to go to La Bonne Table for a regular date night over a holiday treat.
Everything was superb! The food, the service, the ambience...we loved it all. Thank you so much!
The food was absolutely amazing and the staff were friendly. Highly recommended
This is our go to place when we want to have a great dining experience. They never disappoint on the food or service.
Just spectacular. Sooo authentic, cozy, and perfectly executed. Finally a great soupe a l'oignon. Solid wines by the glass. My confit de canard was croustillant et tendre! Easily one of my top 5 restaurants in San Diego, and by far the best French! Merci La Bonne Table, on a déjà hâte de retourner chez vous!
Always great. Let Yo (sp?) choose the wines to go with your meal. He always comes up with interesting matches
Unfortunately, I found the menu very limited and without much choice if one doesn't like meat. My husband ordered the entrecôte which was very fatty and only ate half of it.
I had a salad, very nice, and the mousse de canard, very good, but a big slab of it. I would prefer more choices of a lighter nature. Not our cup of tea.
I shared a serendipitous meal with my son while my husband was in skilled nursing facility. I particularly chose the restaurant as I knew it would be hard to go to with my husband as steep steps make this restaurant hard for disabled to access. The French 75 is as good as I've had for starter cocktail. The escargots were appropriately hot with crispy pastry tops and lots of garlic...delicious if you like lots of garlic. I do. The French onion soup was perfect on a chilly night. My son said he'd go back just for the soup. But i save my raves for the duck confit. Seriously, the best I've ever tasted... moist, delicious, perfect.
Always outstanding. Service is impeccable and the food bursting with flavor. Mussels are always a favorite
As always, Bonne Table was amazing. The food, the fantastic service, and the entire experience were a delight. I brought new people who wondered why they'd never been to this fantastic restaurant before!
Exceptional restaurant. The food is outstanding and the service is better! Great place to be at any time but especially on a rainy night. You will crave the steak frites. Better than the steak frites in Paris.
We loved this very quaint pleasant French restaurant. It's small and with a French bistro atmosphere, nice open air deck with a couple tables and windows open into the main part of the restaurant. The food and service was good.
Limited menu for Restaurant Week was unimaginative. Traditional dishes were competently prepared but uninspiring. Must say the Duroc pork chop was perfectly cooked but lacked a vigorous mustard sauce. La Bonne Table did not live up to its lofty reputation. It just must be too far away from Paris.
This is a very small size Restaurant make sure you make reservations. If not you will be turn down due to available tables.
We were here for restaurant week my wife and I, we had a good dinner for a good value. My only concern would be the size of the tables, small...to small..!? But there are only 10 in the entire restaurant so I understand.
FYI: there is a cigar cave at a walking distance from here...!
Excellent and authentic French cuisine. The owner/chef is a true gourmet. The steak was divine and the pork chop heavenly. The intimate ambiance makes this a dining delight.
Great ambiance, great & friendly service, great food
We went during Restaurant Week and the menu options and prices were excellent.
The server was outstanding also.
The cuisine was spot on. Traditional French dishes done beautifully. With the Restaurant Week prix fixe , it was a great deal. Good wine list also
Great little spot... tiny. Cute little bar seats about 4 people and the restaurant may seat about 45 total. Love this place. Delicious! Make a reservation.
Including the bar seating (in use by diners the whole time we dined) La Bonne Table seats about 20. Reservations definitely recommended. The food tracked the name, solid bistro French. It is a definite Restaurant Week gem. The service was very personable, but slower that it should be in such a small place. You will likely want to have a take home bag at the end of a satisfying meal.
Our waiter was attentive and knowledgeable and the food was fantastic. We are happy to have discovered this little gem.
We had never eaten here, chose because of restaurant week and we did not regret any of our choices. Excellent service, French onion soup authentic, pork chops tender sat on bed of au gratin, silky creme brûlée and pear tarte. Ambience quaintly adorned with delightful black and white photos. I want to return just to see all of them, besides the delicious food.
Food was excellent and our server “Yo” made the evening very special for us. Can’t wait to go back, one of our new favorite spots
Overall had a good meal here. But we were looking forward to trying different entrees we saw from reviews and found out that the restaurant was only serving a limited restaurant week menu when we arrived and was not able to order a la carte. Would have been nice if we were told about this when we made the reservation.
Nous apprécions beaucoup votre resto. L'ambiance et la cuisine sont très françaises.
Second time there and it was just as memorable! This time we celebrated a birthday and the first time we got engaged! A surprise! I had escargot each time and it was perfect. The Cassoulet was spectacular as was the pork. We can’t wait to celebrate another special occasion at our new special place. Trudy and Jim
Great food in a friendly quaint location
I visit La Bonne Table at least twice a quarter and their food is excellent. The service is great because you don't need to wave a waiter over - the waiter and bus boy are always in the dining room. Did i mention that it is quaint, quiet and perfect for conversation?
Great spot, I’ve been there 4 times and it met or exceeded my expectations every time.
As to be expected, we had a very nice evening dining at La Bonne Table.
The best brunch option out there. Great food and service!
This special little place never disappoints! As close to Paris as we’re going to get in San Diego!! How lucky we are
I love La Bonne Table...best restaurant I've been to in San Diego in the last 15 years.
The restaurant had delicious food, was low key, and romantic.