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“Fantastic French Food”
Review of Tapenade Restaurant - CLOSED

Tapenade Restaurant
Price range: $10 - $80
Cuisines: American, French
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Restaurant details
Good for: Romantic, Special occasions, Business meetings
Dining options: Dinner, Outdoor Seating, Reservations
Dining style: Casual Elegant
Cross street: Pearl Street and Kline Street
Transit: Torrey Pines Road at Virginia Way
Reviewed September 27, 2012

Nice french restaurant with great service and fantastic food. Escargot were the best I have ever had. The mushroom raviolli were also good. Had the rack of lamb that was excellent.Great wine list. This is a great restaurant for a special night!!!!!

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Thank bigal333
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Reviewed September 14, 2012

had a wonderful 31st of July in this fine dining restaurant
very attentive service water and delicious food

Thank JRodolphe L
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Reviewed September 9, 2012

This restaurant provides a quiet atmosphere for a nice and romantic dinner, with great French gourmet. Service is excellent, and food is great, especially the escargots. A little pricey but then all french restaurants are. This is our second time and will be back again for sure. No ocean view, just great food and excellent service.

Thank Yung T
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Reviewed September 6, 2012

So, $21.95 buys you a two course lunch that if you ate the same thing in the evening would cost you around $50. This is solid Michelin 2 star quality showing admirable finesse, restraint and immensely satisfying flavors. I always go for the plat du jour and have never been disappointed. What amazes me is that it is always almost empty for lunch. Turn up at 11:45am and within 15 minutes you are eating your entree...now the secrets out!
I watched the maitre d run across the road to the grocery store to get a kid the kind of ice cream that he liked and provided the 4 kids in my party with bowls of frites and a dessert tasting smorgasbord....even let them log onto the restaurant network to play their Ipad games...classy.

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Thank mxb_11
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Reviewed September 2, 2012

I had a couple of meals there, during my time in La Jolla.
The food is really good for tasting, but not every one's ideal portion size.
The price is a little above average.
Staff are great.

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Thank RezaKhorshidi
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