Lovers of French Cuisine are usually very passionate about everything they do in life. So it is with the preparation, and presentation of French Cuisine. If you are a lover of this fine food, and are a local or visitor, you will want to know of the best French Restaurant in San Diego. Mille Fleurs fits the bill for such an eatery.
Located in the exclusive Rancho Santa Fe area, in the Country Squire Courtyard, where Lomas Santa Fe turns in Paseo Delicias, lie the elegant upscale French Restaurant Mille Fleurs. Known as the best French Restaurant in San Diego, Mille Fleurs is the brainchild of a Frenchman known only as Bertrand, and his son Julien is the host.
Mille Fleurs certainly has a following of faithful diners, as people come from as far North as Los Angeles to dine at this well run dining establishment. It is said this is the toughest place in the city to obtain a reservation. Mille Fleurs is an intimate, and welcoming restaurant. The award-winning restaurant offers an atmosphere that provides the perfect setting for its famous cuisine. Patio dining is offered, as is seasonal music, and a beautiful piano bar, which enhances the dining experience contributing to the reputation of Mille Fleurs, making it the best French restaurant in San Diego.
The fruits and vegetables that are used in the food preparation are obtained daily from a family farm a mile down the road from Mille Fleurs. The menu changes daily, based on the availability of fresh products. Lunch specials taken from the menu include; Watercress Soup with Shrimp Quenelles, Garden Salad with Fresh Herbs Vinaigrette, Braised Chicken “Coq Au Vin” with steamed basmati rice, green spring garlic, and red wine sauce.
From the dinner menu comes a soup of Jerusalem Artichokes with Sauteed “Foie Gras,” a Garden Salad with Fresh Herbs Vinaigrette,” and an entrée of Oven-Roasted Stuffed Quails with Braised Cabbage. Desserts include an assortment of imported cheese with dried fig almond cake, and Pistachio-White Chocolate Mousse served on blood orange and banana medley.
Lunch is served at Mille Fleurs between the hours of 11:30AM and 1:45PM Monday through Friday. The dinner hour begins nightly at 6:00PM, and on Saturdays at 5:30PM. Reservations are required, and it is advised to call 858-756-3085 as far in advance of your desired date. The next time you are in the area visit Mille Fleurs. Their commitment to excellence and quality along with impeccable service make Mille Fleurs, the best French Restaurant in San Diego.