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French Market Grille

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15717 Bernardo Heights Pkwy, Ste A, San Diego, CA 92128-3155 (Pomerad Road)
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
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Sun - Sat 11:00 am - 10:00 pm
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84 reviews
35 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 26 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

I don't know what those other reviewers were smoking because our dining experience was just about perfect. We were seated immediately, the waiter was efficient and attentive, the scallops my wife had were excellent as was my sirloin steak which was cooked to perfection. Overall, it was as fine a dinner as one could expect.

Thank HalPoway
San Diego, California
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44 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Where to even start? Surroundings seemed pleasant at first. They seated us outside, which was fine but we would have liked to have been asked. We received a basket of limited bread. When our meals arrived, we were surprised at how small our meals were. Two baby potatoes, 3 spears of asparagus and a small piece of steak. It didn't... More 

Thank RagnaS123
San Diego, California
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66 reviews
31 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 46 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We booked at what seemed like a nice French restaurant for a family outing and it turned out to be a huge mistake. From the moment we entered the restaurant and told them we had a reservation to being told to wait (30 minutes) in a restaurant that was more than 75% empty to the cold half filled bowl of... More 

Thank TravellingMan19866
Wall Township, New Jersey
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440 reviews
318 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 67 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 23, 2016

My wife found a group-on for this restaurant, and the online menu looked interesting so we decided to try the food. King salmon was on the menu as a special, and it was delicious, as were the scallops in a grapefruit sauce. While I rarely rave about the bread that a restaurant serves, the French bread was very good (I... More 

Thank wlbjayhawk
San Diego, CA
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18 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 25, 2016

This was a friday night "out" where no one wanted to drive into the city so the quest to find a french restaurant began! Tucked away in a little strip mall, it wasn't easy to find. The neon sign facing the street was partly out and the signage in the mall, did not list. But it's a small mall, so... More 

Thank ParisBabie
San Diego, California, United States
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101 reviews
61 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 46 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 24, 2016 via mobile

We all had high hopes's that this little French restaurant, stuck in the middle of a strip mall shopping Center, would be a delightful little place. This restaurant certainly has probably seen better days. In summary this restaurant needs a total refreshing of the restaurant and menu. First the physical plant. The carpets need total replacement since they look dirty.... More 

Thank SDFoodMan
San Diego, California
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109 reviews
54 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 43 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed May 19, 2016

While going through the Rancho Bernardo area of San Diego, we decided to have lunch at the French Market Grill. What we found is a charming restaurant in a strip mall that evokes a gentle feel that one might experience in a small French city. Fortunately for us, the restaurant was not crowded this day, so service was prompt and... More 

Thank myrevue
San Diego, California
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174 reviews
103 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 44 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed March 26, 2016

Whether its lunch or dinner, inside next to the cozy fireplace or in the outdoor french patio, its always a great experience here. The food is wonderful and the ambiance delightful.

Thank Claudia M
San Diego, California
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13 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed March 12, 2016

Unless you get dragged to this place for whatever reason.... Stay away! I have never left a restaurant so dis-respected in all my life! The owner is the rudest person I have ever met. He takes no responsibility for anything, and has no clue what the ingredients are in the menu he allegedly put together. On top of all that...... More 

Thank Mark D
2 reviews
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed February 15, 2016 via mobile

Fixed menu offered Filet Minon. Served some other type of steak. We were there at 6:30 and the waitress said they ran out of Filet, and forgot to tell her. There were three staff members serving and 1 cook. Really? Do not charge me for something you don't have and please inform me before if I want to choose another... More 

Thank Peggie S

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    3 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3 of 5 bubbles
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
$10 - $35
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol
Dining Style
Casual Dining
Good for
Open Hours
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 15717 Bernardo Heights Pkwy, Ste A, San Diego, CA 92128-3155
    (Pomerad Road)
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  San Diego
  • Phone Number: 858-485-8055

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?