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For those looking for a more casual evening, we feature "Le Menu du Bar”, an à la carte offering available for walk-in guests at our bar and lounge.
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 California food presentation with extraordinary French flair. The exquisite yet comfortable French country décor 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 get fresh ingredients.
We are located in the heart of the Cedros Design District, within walking distance of the Amtrak station. The style is casual with indoor and outdoor dining ( plus bar seating). The patio, which can accommodate 18 guests, looks out onto the shop-lined Cedros Avenue and can be separated from the main dining area for private events.
*Please note* Our restaurant welcomes walk-ins during our Lunch hours from 11:30 am- 3:30 pm.
*Tavern restaurant will be closed for dinner (Lunch will remain open Monday and Tuesday when the belly up is dark)
*Please check our website for the most up-to-date hours*
Live Music 7 nights a week
*All reservations are limited to a 2-hour dining period to ensure we can accommodate all guests.
Join us for Happy Hour Monday - Thursday from 2.30pm - 4pm and enjoy a discount on selected Food and Beverage.
Join us every Saturday and Sunday for Brunch on our beautiful hacienda inspired terraces from 11am to 2pm.
We are FEEDING THE EVOLUTION. Will you join us?
Owner / Chef Mozy Jahanguiri, who has run restaurants in Chicago, Minneapolis, and Dallas, has opened The Rancho Santa Fe Bistro in the space formerly occupied by The Pantry on Paseo Delicias. Mozy has prepared a menu that offers a wide variety of healthy and stylish fresh grill and more offering a balanced approach to food and wine along with bistro favorites including Oysters Rockefeller, traditional escargots, baked brie with grapes and honey and more for starters. Entrees to satisfy any taste of carefully sourced meats, seafood and much more. Be sure to check out Bistro's beautiful wood wine cellar, housing an extensive collection that spans an impressive 100 years (1897-1997) at a variety of price points.
Rosina's Italian Restaurants are traditional, casual and family friendly. We prepare our pastas and sauces fresh daily. Rosina's is a great place for a business meeting, special gathering or family dinner.
Hand Made for 30 Years
We serve healthy, Mediterranean recipes the Italian way: hand tossed pizza dough, home made soups, fresh vegetables, classic Italian cuisine from the heart of Italy. Our family has prepared meals for San Diegans for almost 30 years.
Find out why your neighbors are calling both of Rosina's locations hidden gems. Our high energy restaurants and bars are perfect for a family meal, to meet up friends, or a takeout dining order. Our full service bars feature beer on tap and a special small plates menu that is perfect for singles.
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- OTOpenTable DinervipDenver / Colorado •1 review5.0Dined 1 day agoThis place is awesome! We went here with our full family (kids included) and everyone LOVED their food. We all had to have everyone else try a bit of our dishes because they were all so delicious. Even the complimentary bread is incredible. Not only was the food exceptional, our server was so amazing and interacted so well with our kids. He treated our daughter like a princess and she already asked when she can come back! We highly recommend!More infoGiaola Italian Kitchen$$$$• Italian• Carlsbad•4.4
- TPTammyP1 review5.0Dined 1 day agoIt was our anniversary and everything was very good! From the blue cheese salad, the amazing bread and our entrees were great! They brought out a free dessert with a chocolate piece on top that said happy anniversary! Our waiter was awesome!!More infoBob’s Steak & Chop House – La Costa$$$$• Steakhouse• Carlsbad•4.8
- AFAnthonyF1 review5.0Dined 6 days agoNice place although conversation is hard in the front room when the little band gets going. Have been there twice in ten days, and the menu for mains looks a bit narrow when that happens. The food itself, however, is excellent, and the wine list both by glass and bottle is also very good. Table service is also excellent. Will certainly be there again.More infoBlack Rail Kitchen + Bar$$$$• American• Carlsbad•4.7
- JJuanSan Diego •1 review4.0Dined on Jan 2, 2023Undercooked food; hard potatoes, what seemed like raw chicken.More infoEmber & Rye$$$$• Steakhouse• Carlsbad•4.5
- OTOpenTable DinerSan Diego •1 review5.0Dined on Jan 2, 2023Great good great service comfortable space!More infoKing's Fish House - Carlsbad$$$$• Seafood• Carlsbad•4.7
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North County has welcoming beaches and top-notch restaurants, bars, and taprooms situated in the sunny outdoors with elegant outdoor seating. The area is home to whiskey and wine bars, taprooms with a large selection of beer, and plenty of gourmet coffee shops. You can also enjoy a number of Hawaiian-influenced dishes. San Diego is known for its local wines, seafood, and fresh fruits and vegetables, and all are integral components of North County cuisine. There’s a significant South American influence to the cuisine, too, which includes everything from San Diego classics like carne asada fries and San Diego-style California burritos to more contemporary takes on these local dishes.
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As of June 2, 2023 there are 183 restaurants in North San Diego. Filter by “outdoor dining”, “romantic” or “dog friendly”.
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