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French Market Grille

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15717 Bernardo Heights Pkwy, Ste A, San Diego, CA 92128-3155 (Pomerad Road)
+1 858-485-8055
11:00 - 22:00
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San Diego, California
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126 reviews
94 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
Reviewed 13 January 2017

Dinner for 13 guests. No waiting, dinner table was ready for 14 guests. Excellent service. Small menu selection but well thought out and a good variety. Restaurant owner visited our table to ensure the group was satisfied with service and selection. Excellent experience, will return.

Thank Emory B
Maui, Hawaii
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649 reviews
336 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 407 helpful votes
Reviewed 29 November 2016 via mobile

This was not our first time here, so we know what it will be like. Kind of hit n miss. So after being early for our reservation we waited another 15 minutes and the owner Patrick kept asking groups waiting , for their count of people. We did get seated, and it seemed That only he and two more servers... More 

2 Thank MarshallGulch
Wall Township, New Jersey
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467 reviews
337 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 74 helpful votes
Reviewed 6 November 2016

The entree's are very good, the menu is limited, but then it is a small restaurant. While there is a nice wine selection, there is no craft beer selection. Hopefully that will change by the time we visit in the future. While we typically eat out during the week, this restaurant has never been crowded, 2-4 tables at best. The... More 

Thank wlbjayhawk
San Diego, California
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45 reviews
26 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 October 2016

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 

1 Thank RagnaS123
San Diego, California
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87 reviews
37 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 65 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 October 2016 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 

1 Thank TravellingMan19866
Wall Township, New Jersey
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467 reviews
337 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 74 helpful votes
Reviewed 24 August 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
Reviewed 26 July 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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112 reviews
67 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 51 helpful votes
Reviewed 24 July 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 

1 Thank SDFoodMan
San Diego, California
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124 reviews
68 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 46 helpful votes
Reviewed 20 May 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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204 reviews
124 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 52 helpful votes
Reviewed 27 March 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

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    3 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3 of 5 bubbles
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$10 - US$35
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Outdoor Seating, Wheelchair Accessible
Dining Style
Casual Dining
Good for
Open Hours
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
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: +1 858-485-8055

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