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BO beau kitchen + bar

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Certificate of Excellence2015 - 2017 Winner
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APPETIZERS & BOARDS
$5.0
Warm Marinated Olives
$6.5
Pommes Frites
romesco aioli
$15.0
Lobster Risotto
sherry creme fraiche + tarragon gremolata + olive oil poached fennel
$13.5
Escargots In the Shell
garlic herb butter
$15.0
Steak Tartare
chopped filet mignon + caper + shallot + cornichon + romesco aioli + egg yolk + crostini
$13.5
Arancini
butternut squash + maple bacon aioli
$14.0
Crispy Brussels Sprouts
pancetta + parmesan + balsamic
$13.5
Kronenbourg Braised Pork Belly
lavender honey glaze + fennel and herb salad
$18.5
Charcuterie Board
chef's selection of cured meats + pates + accoutrements
WOODSTONE OVEN FLAT BREADS TO SHARE
$17.0
Marinara
marinara + roasted garlic + ricotta
$16.5
Goat Cheese
roasted beets + curry onion jam + crushed red peppers + jalapenos + 5 italian cheese blend
$19.0
Shrimp
avocado + garlic lime aioli + almonds + ancho chile + 5 italian blend cheese
$18.0
Andouille
andouille sausage + caramelized onions + dijon + pickled peppers
$19.0
Braised Short Rib
mashed potatoes + italian cheese blend + horseradish cream + chives
SOUP & SALAD
$9.5
French Onion Soup Gratinée
$9.0
Soupe du Jour
$12.5
Roasted Pear & Apple Salad
blue cheese mousse + baby kale + pecans + pomegranate + balsamic vinaigrette
$13.5
Beet Carpaccio
sliced beets + goat cheese mousse + arugula + shaved fennel + champagne orange vinaigrette
$10.0
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
MOULES & FRITES
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
PASTA & RISOTTO
$25.0
Lamb Ragu
pappardelle + lamb ragu + porcini mushrooms + house ricotta + mint
$19.5
Gnocchi
braised kale + mushroom cream reduction + parmesan crisp
$15.0
Leek Mac & Cheese Gratinee
$23.5
Duck Confit Fettuccine
parmesan reduction + mushroom + haricots verts + arugula + shaved parmesan
BISTRO CLASSICS
$25.5
Boeuf Bourguignon
baby carrots + pancetta + mushrooms + pearl onions + fingerling potatoes
$26.0
Salmon "Le Bon Vieux Favori"
pistachio + spinach risotto + baby carrot + haricots verts + lemon beurre blanc
$17.0
Royale with Cheese
bacon jam + brie + butter lettuce + balsamic aioli
$26.5
Bone-In Duroc Pork Chop
blue cheese potato hash + red bell pepper + bacon jam
$23.0
Chicken "Fricassee"
mary's farm chicken + tarragon dumpling + broccolini + champagne mustard cream sauce
$26.5
Local Catch of the Day
butternut squash puree + roasted cauliflower + wilted frisée + tangerine beurre blanc
$35.0
Twin Petit Filet Mignons
root vegetable succotash + mushroom demi
$29.5
Steak Frites
10oz creekstone farms ribeye + pommes frites. Choice of sauce: au poivre + herb butter + bleu cheese
$29.0
Brown Butter Seared Diver Scallops
sun choke puree + corn + pancetta + asparagus + pomegranate gastrique
About
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.
PRICE RANGE
$15 - $25
Special Diets
Gluten Free Options, Vegan Options
Meals
Dinner, Drinks, Lunch
CUISINES
French, European
FEATURES
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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