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BO beau kitchen + bar

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Warm Marinated Olives
Pommes Frites
romesco aioli
Lobster Risotto
sherry creme fraiche + tarragon gremolata + olive oil poached fennel
Escargots In the Shell
garlic herb butter
Steak Tartare
chopped filet mignon + caper + shallot + cornichon + romesco aioli + egg yolk + crostini
butternut squash + maple bacon aioli
Crispy Brussels Sprouts
pancetta + parmesan + balsamic
Kronenbourg Braised Pork Belly
lavender honey glaze + fennel and herb salad
Charcuterie Board
chef's selection of cured meats + pates + accoutrements
marinara + roasted garlic + ricotta
Goat Cheese
roasted beets + curry onion jam + crushed red peppers + jalapenos + 5 italian cheese blend
avocado + garlic lime aioli + almonds + ancho chile + 5 italian blend cheese
andouille sausage + caramelized onions + dijon + pickled peppers
Braised Short Rib
mashed potatoes + italian cheese blend + horseradish cream + chives
French Onion Soup Gratinée
Soupe du Jour
Roasted Pear & Apple Salad
blue cheese mousse + baby kale + pecans + pomegranate + balsamic vinaigrette
Beet Carpaccio
sliced beets + goat cheese mousse + arugula + shaved fennel + champagne orange vinaigrette
Mixed Greens
persian cucumber + cherry tomato + lemon thyme vinaigrette
Sm $14.5
Lg $23.0
Salad Nicoise
albacore confit + haricots verts + olives + fingerling potato + hard boiled egg + red wine vinaigrette
appetizer size $16.50, entrée + pommes frites $25
Moules Mariniéres
white wine + shallots + butter + garlic + parsley
Moules Lobster Bisque
white wine + chives + sherry creme fraiche
Moules au Curry
lemongrass coconut red curry broth + cilantro
Lamb Ragu
pappardelle + lamb ragu + porcini mushrooms + house ricotta + mint
braised kale + mushroom cream reduction + parmesan crisp
Leek Mac & Cheese Gratinee
Duck Confit Fettuccine
parmesan reduction + mushroom + haricots verts + arugula + shaved parmesan
Boeuf Bourguignon
baby carrots + pancetta + mushrooms + pearl onions + fingerling potatoes
Salmon "Le Bon Vieux Favori"
pistachio + spinach risotto + baby carrot + haricots verts + lemon beurre blanc
Royale with Cheese
bacon jam + brie + butter lettuce + balsamic aioli
Bone-In Duroc Pork Chop
blue cheese potato hash + red bell pepper + bacon jam
Chicken "Fricassee"
mary's farm chicken + tarragon dumpling + broccolini + champagne mustard cream sauce
Local Catch of the Day
butternut squash puree + roasted cauliflower + wilted frisée + tangerine beurre blanc
Twin Petit Filet Mignons
root vegetable succotash + mushroom demi
Steak Frites
10oz creekstone farms ribeye + pommes frites. Choice of sauce: au poivre + herb butter + bleu cheese
Brown Butter Seared Diver Scallops
sun choke puree + corn + pancetta + asparagus + pomegranate gastrique
A casual, neighborhood bistro in the heart of bohemian (BO) Ocean Beach. The beautiful(Beau) design transports you to a cottage in a small village in the south of France.
$15 - $25
Special Diets
Gluten Free Options, Vegan Options
Dinner, Drinks, Lunch
French, European
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Street Parking, Free Off-Street Parking, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Accepts Discover, Free Wifi, Accepts Credit Cards
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Lovely warm candlelit atmosphere. very busy,but only had t wait half an hour in the bar for a table. They have a very strange policy of saying you can ring ahead to go on the wait list but they do not actually put you on...More

Date of visit: January 2019
Thank arzan123
Reviewed January 14, 2019

We arrived early and were attended to. We placed our order for a cocktail and appetizer. after casually waiting, we ordered our dinner with a glass of wine. Our salad arrived, then our entree without our wine selection. I had to go to the manager...More

Date of visit: January 2019
Thank Glenn K
Reviewed December 26, 2018

Everything is delicious. We especially love the brussel sprouts. Their speciality cocktails are yummy, too. We tend to sit at the bar meeting many wonderful locals and awesome bartenders.

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank addiesparents
Reviewed December 5, 2018 via mobile

This was one of the best meals ever! My husband had the pork chop and it was phenomenal. I had the filet... again, amazing. We requested some changes which they easily accommodated. The staff was excellent. Wish we lived here so we could have dinner...More

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank ConnieL945
Reviewed November 28, 2018

The menus looked fun, the staff seemed friendly and helpful, the ambience seemed bistro. We were happy. The menu was a bit pretentious. Instead of listing fried calamari, they listed "Rhode Island Town Dock Calamari," so I had to ask what it was. It was...More

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank Donald S
Reviewed November 14, 2018 via mobile

My co-worker and I decided to get a taste of some local flavor in Ocean Beach area for dinner. Looking at the reviews, we discovered Bo-Beau’s Kitchen. We arrived during Happy Hour, which is available throughout the restaurant. We were seated in the patio area,...More

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank dixonjim65
Reviewed October 21, 2018

20% of all proceeds on June 24, 2018 which would have been Anthony Bourdain's 62nd birthday were donated to San Diego's Community Alliance for Healthy Minds. Just because I was such a fan of his and wanted to support suicide depression I came to this...More

Date of visit: June 2018
Thank vagabondginger
Reviewed October 21, 2018 via mobile

The mussels in lobster bisque is delicious as are the brussel sprouts. The environment is excellent, desserts are very good.

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank simoncarlo3
Reviewed October 4, 2018

The place and ambiance are really nice, the food very good. A little pricey but worth it, the waiters really friendly

Date of visit: June 2018
Thank melinkaufman
Reviewed October 2, 2018

I've lived in the same neighborhood as Bo beau for about the past five years, and it's our go-to spot when we feel like dining out as a couple on a low-key date night. Ambiance is inviting and rustic, food and drinks are yummy, and...More

Date of visit: September 2018
Thank Lauren W
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