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Certificate of Excellence2015 - 2016 Winner


$22 - $35
French, International
Special Diets
Vegetarian Friendly
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crab cakes
Prepared w/ New England crabmeat, sauteed in olive oil & served in a sun-dried tomatoes & caper, sherry-cream sauce
country pate
duck, veal & pork prepared w/ cognac, green peppercorns & seasonings, baked in a terrine, served cold w/ pickled onions, cornichons, country dijon & toast points
mountain meadow mushroom ravioli
ravioli house-made pasta filled w/ a savory mixture of mushrooms, shallots & herbs, simmered in a cognac-mushroom sauce, finished w/ grated parmigiano-reggiano
classic shrimp cocktail
poached, chilled prawns served w/ a horseradish cocktail sauce
brie en croute
brie & fig chutney, baked in pastry & served w/ an arugula salad
oysters rockefeller
totten inlett washington oysters topped w/ a savory creamed spinach & mozzarella cheese, flamed-broiled
escargots bourguignonne
snails​ cooked in a parsley, shallot, & garlic butter sauce
roasted beet carpaccio
roasted beets drizzled w/ a lemon-thyme vinaigrette & topped w/ shaved parmesan & a petit arugula salad, served w/ goat cheese-herb quenelle, & toast points
smoked salmon plate
Smoked Scottish salmon served w/ a petite watercress salad tossed in a lemon-caper vinaigrette, plated w/ pickled red onions & brioche toast points
caponata stack
roasted tomatoes, red onions, eggplant, red & yellow bell peppers, fennel, kalamatas, capers & herbs, marinated & layered w/ goat cheese, served w/ toast points
soupe du jour
prepared​ daily by vincent using seasonally fresh vegetables & herbs
french onion soup gratinee
a hearty soup, topped w/ seasoned croutons, provolone, swiss & fresh grated parmigiano-reggiano cheeses, baked to perfection
belgian endive, arugula, poached pears & hazelnut salad
tossed in a sherry-herb vinaigrette & topped w/ sliced poached pears, toasted hazelnuts & st. agur blue cheese
baby field greens & hearts of palm salad
tossed w/ a meyer lemon-thyme vinaigrette, & topped w/ a blue cheese-thyme crouton
la caesar salad wedge w/ bacon croutons
cold, crisp romaine wedge topped w/ vincent’s caesar salad dressing, grated parmigiano-reggiano & bacon croutons
autumn salad
mixed winter field greens, julienne apples, shaved fennel, grapes & toasted walnuts tossed in a walnut oil dressing
served w/ soupe du jour
pork chop w/ a dijon mustard-mushroom sauce
pan-roasted niman ranch pork chop, finished w/ country dijon-mushroom sauce and, served w/ roasted fingerlings & a medley of seasonal vegetables
beef wellington
10 oz. tournedo topped w/ duck pâte, duxelles & baked in puff pastry, finished w/ a port wine-truffle sauce, served w/ a medley of seasonal vegetables
peppercorn steak usda prime 10oz. flat iron steak
pan​​ seared to preferred temperature, sliced & finished w/ a five-peppercorn cognac-cream sauce, served w/ potato gratin & a medley of seasonal vegetables
le tournedos merlot
filet mignon grilled to your preferred temperature, plated over stilton cheese & finished w/ a merlot wine sauce, served w/ potato gratin & a medley of seasonal vegetables
confit de danard grumel
a​ house specialty maple leaf farm duck legs simmered w/ fresh herbs & garlic, finished w/ a roasted garlic-herb au jus, served w/ potato gratin & a medley of seasonal vegetables
scottish salmon en papillote
scottish salmon over a bed of braised fennel, leeks, & fingerling potatoes, topped tomato concassee, herbs & slice of lemon, enclosed in a parchment package & steamed cooked
shrimp a la provencale
prawns sauteed in extra-virgin olive oil w/ sun-dried tomatoes, garlic, herbes de provence & seasonally vegetables, finished w/ white wine & a squeeze of lemon, served w/ fresh parsley-garlic gnocchi
chicken diablo w/ ratatouille & parmesan-rosemary fries
one-half, bone-out jidori chicken, marinated & topped w/ seasoned bread crumbs, oven roasted & finished w/ a mustard-anchovy au jus, served w/ ratatouille & parmesan-rosemary fries
veal short rib ragout over wide noodles
a slow simmered ragout of veal short ribs, bacon, onions, carrots, tomatoes, mushrooms, herbs & red wine, served over house-made wide noodles, & finished grated parmigiano-reggiano
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Reviewed 1 week ago

My husband had the duck, he did not care for the sauce. tasted unusual. I had the beef stroganoff which had a good sauce with homemade noodles but the meat was very very chewy.

Date of visit: August 2019
Thank azMimk
Reviewed April 19, 2019

For sampling Vincent's food, it was good to try on their Trois et Trois days, tues to thurs which cost $30 for 3 courses. We dined with another couple at Vincent's and ordered Provencal Lamb Rack; Caper Scallop and Prawns; Wagyu Rib Eye (2 orders)...More

Date of visit: April 2019
Thank truthfultravel
Reviewed March 3, 2019

Wonderful place to eat. Great service. The rack of lamb is fabulous. Opens at 5 p.m. In old Escondido on Grand.

Date of visit: June 2018
Thank purplewolf2015
Reviewed February 17, 2019

Four of us ate here for the first time yesterday. Each dish we ordered were excellent. The service was very attentive with friendly and knowledgeable staff. We ordered duck, fish, French Onion Soup, Paella and salad. All were amazing. We are all coming back. I...More

Date of visit: February 2019
Thank robertlT8776TG
Reviewed January 6, 2019 via mobile

We dined at Vincent's and as always, it was delicious. The winter greens salad was fantastic, and my Duck spot Pie was unique and delicious! The duck meat was tender, the veggies and sauce was very good, as was the flaky crust. My husband had...More

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank Sylvia R
Reviewed November 13, 2018 via mobile

This was our farewell meal with family before we flew home to the UK. It was a brilliant meal with amazing food. The starters were some of the best we have ever eaten, the crab cakes, focus gras and French onion soup were of the...More

Date of visit: November 2018
1  Thank davidn28
Reviewed September 8, 2018 via mobile

The food here at Vincent‘s never disappoints. Ilija was helpful and friendly. Started with the sweet potato and curry soup... out of this world! Then warm apples, walnuts and pastry with Burrata and port marinated figs... so incredible. For the main we had Scottish Salmon...More

Date of visit: September 2018
1  Thank X2797AYeduardor
Reviewed June 11, 2018

Four of us ate dinner on a Wednesday night - when the wine from the regular wine card is half price. So we had two bottles! The tables are close together, more akin to a New York or a Parisian restaurant, and that can lead...More

Date of visit: June 2018
2  Thank 22club58
Reviewed May 30, 2018 via mobile

Food is always prepared with detail, flavor is always fantastic, meals always satisfying. Very good service. Friendly staff. Holiday menus are so irresistible, have to try different dishes. A great dinning experience. Wine list has room for improvement, but they do have very reasonable cork...More

Date of visit: May 2018
Thank EscondidoGA
Reviewed April 29, 2018

Outside of NYC, San Fran, Boston, how often do you find Beef Wellington on the menu? And, that's just one of many entrees that delighted our table. The Rack of Lamb was worthy of photography, the Steak au Poivre proclaimed "the best ever eaten". But...More

Date of visit: April 2018
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