Mille Fleurs

4.6
1372 reviews
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French American
Nestled in the heart of the historic and charming village of Rancho Santa Fe, just four miles inland from Del Mar, Mille Fleurs offers magnificent food presentation with extraordinary French flair. The exquisite yet comfortable French country decor with inviting outside patio provides an atmosphere that is gracious, warm and welcoming. Mille Fleurs has received numerous accolades including: "Top 25 in America" from Food & Wine Magazine "Far and away the best restaurant sampled in greater San Diego" quoted in The New York Times as well as "Best French" and "Best of the Best" in San Diego Magazine. Our award winning wine cellar offers over seven hundred choices spanning the globe and varying greatly in price. A mile down the road is the Chino's Family Farm where our chef heads every day to select the choicest fruits and vegetables.

Specials

Mother's Day Menus & Specials

We will be offering a prix fixe menu only for lunch, priced at $69.50 per guest. We will offer an a la carte menu for dinner.

Sunday, May 12, 2019

Father's Day Special Menus & Reservations

We will be offering a la carte menus today for lunch and dinner.

Sunday, June 16, 2019

Easter Restaurant Specials & Reservations

We are serving a prix fixe brunch/lunch menu from 11:00am - 1:30pm, priced at $69.50 per guest. We will be offering an a la carte dinner between the hours of 4:30pm and 7:30pm.

Sunday, April 21, 2019

What 1372 People Are Saying
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Orange County
1 review
Dined 2 days ago
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Outstanding for lunch to celebrate a special occasion. Lovliest patio I've seen.

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JR
Toledo
2 reviews
Dined 7 days ago
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

The service food and wine were excellent. No rush if you wanted. Will definitely return.

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g
San Diego
85 reviews
Dined 7 days ago
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

I really love this restaurant. It’s very comfortable and cozy with lots of fireplaces. The wait staff could not be more accommodating and the food is fantastic. I had the steak tartare for an appetizer which was wonderful one of the better ones I’ve ever had for dinner I had the Wiener schnitzel which was fantastic. Their vodka martini was as smooth as can be. They also have a great wine menu.

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GK
San Diego
13 reviews
Dined on April 12, 2019
Overall 4food 2service 4ambience 4

The cocktails were wonderful ! ! !
Food was not as impressive :(

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a
San Diego
1 review
Dined on April 11, 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

It has east coast style and quality in southern California. There are very few around San Diego.
Fresh ingredients carefully prepared and fine service.

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PM
1 review
Dined on April 9, 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Great food and impeccable service. One of the nicest dining experiences we’ve ever enjoyed. We look forward to our next visit.

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JH
San Diego
2 reviews
Dined on April 9, 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

This is by far the best restaurant in all of San Diego. It's a hidden gem. Service and food are both impeccable.

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1
San Diego
4 reviews
Dined on April 7, 2019
Overall 3food 3service 3ambience 4

The portions were half the size for twice the money

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BM
Los Angeles
2 reviews
Dined on April 5, 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Anniversary

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C
San Diego
3 reviews
Dined on April 5, 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Food was good. Service was good. I loved the experience.

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OT
San Diego
10 reviews
Dined on March 30, 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

The food was terrific! The French wine recommended by our server was perfect! Too long since we've dined at Mille Fleurs; will make sure it's not that long before we return!

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L
San Diego
9 reviews
Dined on March 29, 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Birthday dinner for our daughter! Great food great service

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W
Boise
24 reviews
Dined on March 29, 2019
Overall 4food 4service 5ambience 5

The lobster salad wasn't as good as in previous years. Soup and desert where excellent

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b
San Diego
10 reviews
Dined on March 18, 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Once again, outstanding food and service. The sea bass was incredible and the beet salad was the best ever.

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S
San Diego
14 reviews
Dined on March 15, 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

It was wonderful! The service & the cuisine was perfect! Thank you so much🥂

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a
San Diego
98 reviews
Dined on March 14, 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 3

Impeccable service!!!! That’s the highlight here. The food is outstanding also.
Interior of the restaurant needs a freshening up.
It’s not that it feels gross, it doesn’t... just needs some style updates and bathrooms need remodeling.
It would also be good if they considered advertising. It was dead in there and should not be!
Will return.

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d
1 review
Dined on March 9, 2019
Overall 3food 2service 5ambience 5

Normally we have a great experience and don’t mind paying for the special experience, however this time was not so special.
The lobster salad was great but the food went downhill right after that. The scallops were tasteless as was the sea bass.
Very disappointed, may not return:(

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WS
San Diego
1 review
Dined on March 8, 2019
Overall 4food 4service 4ambience 5

The room is always the best. ..the service excellent. Appetizers octopus and the beets were outstanding. Chocolate tart out of this world. Surf and turf was a disappointment, barely warm when served, but obviously cooked to perfection, but allowed to sit too long before presented.
Normally, the lamb is the best, but not available this visit.

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B
Philadelphia
750 reviews
Dined on March 3, 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Very fine dinner at Mille Fleurs with excellent service from our waiter, Phillip. The recent changes in the kitchen were apparent in some of the dishes, but happily, the overall experience is still as excellent as it has always been. Certainly worth the drive to lovely Rancho Santa Fe.

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JS
San Diego
2 reviews
Dined on March 1, 2019
Overall 4food 3service 5ambience 5

Was very excited to try this place. The staff and service were amazing. All the food was well cooked, but many of the dishes lacked a complete thought.

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B
San Francisco
13 reviews
Dined on March 1, 2019
Overall 3food 3service 4ambience 5

Disappointing. This has long been our favorite local restaurant. Last night the food was bland. The lobster bisque had no flavor and not even a hint of lobster. The sea bass fish itself was fine but again the taste was bland. No identifiable sauces. For what you pay there it was just not worth it.

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KT
San Diego
1 review
Dined on February 24, 2019
Overall 3food 3service 3ambience 4

Food portions have decreased and so have menu options. Seems they are trying to increase their profit margins.

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MT
Denver
3 reviews
Dined on February 20, 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Our favorite restaurant. Everything was delicious as usual and for the first time I tried the tasting menu of five courses. It was excellent. I will want to do that again.

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d
San Diego
7 reviews
Dined on February 16, 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Every body is so atentive, they male you feel so welcome and a joy to attend you, it is a memorball experience always.

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WS
San Francisco
5 reviews
Dined on February 16, 2019
Overall 3food 4service 2ambience 3

Two days past Valentine's Day but the balloons were still up, and the V Day tasting menu was still available. Service was earnest but very choppy. Our meals were very good. Solid, but not particularly memorable.

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JS
San Diego
15 reviews
Dined on February 15, 2019
Overall 4food 4service 5ambience 4

Elegant, very nice

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S
San Diego
1 review
Dined on February 13, 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 4

This is our favorite restaurant anytime of year and especially for our special events! We feel like we are the only customers in the restaurant when we are there even at its busiest time. There is no place to get what we get every time we come to Mille Fluers!

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JC
San Diego
1 review
Dined on February 12, 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

What a fabulous respite from life's travails! Ensconced in the quiet atmosphere of a French country inn, Mille Fleurs has it all- gourmet food, deep wine list, impeccable service and romance. Truffles are available when in season, and they are particularly enchanting with the Wagu beef filet. This is the perfect place to take someone for a special occasion. Highly recommended.

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SG
San Diego
6 reviews
Dined on February 12, 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

This has always been a reliably good place for an excellent dining experience. Creative preparations, quiet place.

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K
San Diego
2 reviews
Dined on February 12, 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Mille Fleurs is an absolute delight! The wait staff is top notch to go along with their excellent menu choices. This is a restaurant perfect for an intimate dinner. People generally keep their voices low so if you are looking to have a lively, loud dinner please go elsewhere. The staff is too friendly to say anything, but some lively diners created a bit of a distraction. The “tastes” (small plate) sounded ordinary, but were the surprise hit. Who knew deviled eggs could be so tasty? And the citrus pavlova dessert was phenomenal I don’t not think you could go wrong with anything on the menu. One of our personal favorites is the short rib entree. One of our best dining experiences ever.

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DR
San Diego
12 reviews
Dined on February 9, 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Lovely ambiance, excellent service, wonderful food. Pea soup was amazing, steak and sea bass perfect.

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KW
San Diego
23 reviews
Dined on February 2, 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

The best in San Diego

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CC
San Diego
8 reviews
Dined on February 2, 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Quiet dinner to celebrate a milestone birthday. Our server Alexandra, working on her sommelier certification, was excellent and she recommended a lovely Bordeaux. The table was perfect, the food was perfect. It was an absolutely perfect evening. Thank you, Mille Fleurs.

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NP
San Diego
2 reviews
Dined on January 26, 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

My food was amazing except for short rib too much fat and not much flavor. Unfortunately the waiter made several references to making the meal affordable, which I found offensive. The first time he made the statement I said we aren’t concerned about price and he repeated similar statements twice after. I listened carefully to his conversations with other customers near us and heard no such statements. Other than that my mother and I enjoyed our food and will be back soon.

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b
San Diego
7 reviews
Dined on January 26, 2019
Overall 4food 3service 4ambience 3

We hadn't been there in quite some time so decided to give it a try again during restaurant week. Both my husband and I ordered from the regular menu and the prix fix they were featuring so that we could have everything we wanted. We each enjoyed our appetizers, he had the duck confit donuts and I had the deviled eggs with caviar. The beet salad was ok, the seabass was a larger portion than expected but not impressive so I only ate part and brought the rest home for the dogs. The carrot cake dessert was disappointing, especially for a French restaurant. The wines were quite lovely and their wine menu is impressive. My husband had the pork belly, the schnitzel and the chocolate banana dessert as well as some hand crafted cocktails of which he enjoyed all of them, although he is quite easy to please. On the bill they charged us for a bottle of sparkling water we never ordered which seemed odd since the bill already included the 3 glasses of wine and 3 cocktails. We just happened to notice it so they removed it. They also automatically charge a 4% service fee on the entire bill as well as an 18% tip, which seemed rather tacky for a fine dining restaurant. If someone can afford to dine in RSF, I'd like to think they can do their own math to figure out their tip. We believe in tipping generously, but when a place charges it automatically, they actually get less than what we would have done on our own.

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OT
1 review
Dined on January 25, 2019
Overall 4food 4service 4ambience 5

Great fixed price lunch! Lovely ambiance!

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OT
San Diego
1 review
Dined on January 24, 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Awesome food! Good luck to Chef McHart and Chef Tran

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S
San Diego
13 reviews
Dined on January 24, 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Amazing experience, will return for sure!

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LK
San Diego
39 reviews
Dined on January 23, 2019
Overall 4food 4service 5ambience 4

This was our second visit to Mille Fleurs during Restaurant Week. They have a new chef and we were curious to see if/how things have changed. Service was outstanding - probably the best in San Diego county, in the best French tradition.

If we could give 3.5* for food that would be more accurate. While everything was well prepared, we enjoyed the food more on our previous visit last year. The pork belly appetizer was large, very fatty and not appealing to look at, even topped with diced apples. The cider reduction was delicious, but it didn't make the dish any better. It was graciously replaced with a salad, which was lovely and light. Unfortunately the clams appetizer was more pasta than clams. he beet starter was the most beautiful, and was very pleasing.

The seabass main was done to perfection, as was the weiner schnitzel (a classic). The pork chop came as three huge slices over garnish, perfectly cooked and tasty. All the RW desserts were just OK, nothing special, even though they all sounded delicious. The coffee was good, but it was served WARM, not hot. All in all, we felt it was good, but certainly not the excellent standard of food we expected.

They allowed substitutions from their regular menu in addition to the RW menu, which was a nice option, so you could mix and match. That worked out nicely.

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p
San Diego
73 reviews
Dined on January 21, 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Always Wonderful! Expensive but well worth the price. Food is excellent and service is outstanding.

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