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Enjoy a Classic French Meal at a La Jolla Restaurant

In La Jolla, we sometimes forget how fortunate we are. In addition to beautiful views of the ocean and some of San Diego's top shopping and entertainment, we have access to premier restaurants serving quality food highlighting fresh, seasonal ingredients. From local favorites to international cuisine, La Jolla residents and visitors are spoiled by their many dining options.

If you're looking for a true global dining experience, stop by one of the French restaurants in La Jolla. From traditional French entrees to classic dishes with a modern American twist, these restaurants offer an unparalleled dining experience for both individuals looking to try something new and those with a refined pallet. If you're looking to enjoy French cuisine in La Jolla, here are some suggestions to get you started.

The most well-known French Restaurant in La Jolla is the Tapenade Bistro. At this restaurant, diners can enjoy a fusion of traditional French and contemporary American cuisines. Tapenade has special vegetarian, brunch, lunch and dinner menus that feature a large selection of delicious and French entrees to choose from. Diners can also enjoy selections off of Tapenade's wine tasting menu. On this specialty menu, customers can enjoy an appetizer, salad, choice of entree paired with the appropriate wine, and a desert. For those who want to share, Tapenade also offers small appetizers for two and large hors deoevres which can be shared by a large group.

Another restaurant offering French cuisine is the Maitre De Restaurant. Located on La Jolla Boulevard, Maitre De Restaurant has been a part of the La Jolla community for more than 30 years. The restaurant is often recognized for its character, decorated with classic European furniture, pictures and antiques. There is also a piano that offers live music for diners. Guests often feel welcomed and enjoy the impeccable service of Maitre De Restaurant and continue coming back for its exquisite French style dishes including eggplant caviar salad, California Quail, Lobster Belvedere and a variety of classic souffles. The menu also offers a large selection of hot and cold hors deoevres, salads, grilled and smoked entrees, and desserts.


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