Voted Best French Restaurant
in San Diego

Bienvenue! The French Gourmet, voted San Diego’s best French Restaurant year after year, welcomes you for breakfast, lunch, or dinner at our casual, air-conditioned restaurant in Pacific Beach.

Part restaurant, part wine-boutique, part French Bakery, The French Gourmet combines the elegance of an old world café with the casual ambiance of a neighborhood eatery. It’s sunlit space is perfect for an early morning espresso with a croissant or a leisurely lunch of shared dishes.

Rack of lamb medium rare with plum sauce

Our Food

Providing the finest California-influenced French cuisine to the San Diego area, The French Gourmet strives to serve up an unforgettable culinary treat. Whether you’re stopping by to pick up a fresh-baked baguette, a chilled bottle of champagne, or some delicious pastries from our bakery counter, or enjoying a delicious French meal accompanied by a glass of wine from our extensive wine list, you’ll be greeted warmly and treated to a piece of France near La Jolla.

We serve breakfast and lunch daily from 8am-3pm. We also proudly feature a $33.95 3-course prix fixe dinner menu after 4pm Tuesday-Saturday. From intimate dinners for two to casual dinners with friends, our professional and friendly staff will ensure you have the ultimate dining experience.

romantic setting of the French Gourmet - restaurant in San Diego with couple seated at table enjoying dinner conversation

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