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Pamplemousse Grille

514 Via de La Valle, Solana Beach, CA 92075-2750
+1 858-792-9090
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  • Excellent66%
  • Very good24%
  • Average8%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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“duck” (13 reviews)
“lollipops” (5 reviews)
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Contemporary, Gluten Free Options
514 Via de La Valle, Solana Beach, CA 92075-2750
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Probably one of the best restaurants in San Diego. I have been here several times and have tried a variety of their fare. It has always been excellent or very good. I also have an annoying habit of asking other people at my table how...More

Thank melmoy
Reviewed 10 May 2017

My wife and I dine here often and rate it one of San Diego's best. My previous reviews have all been five-star recommendations, but on our last visit things were off enough that I feel that I must hope that this review will be helpful...More

Thank Arnie690
Reviewed 3 May 2017 via mobile

This place was highly recommended and they met and exceeded my expectations. The food was delicious. Shane was my server and he as fabulous. I highly recommend this place

Thank Sean B
Reviewed 28 April 2017

Pamplemousse is famous for its outstanding menu and exquisitely prepared dished. We have never had a bad meal there, and the service is excellent.

Thank sandyaqh
Reviewed 11 April 2017 via mobile

If you are looking for tasty delicious French Faire this is the place to go in North County. Service is outstanding. Extensive wine list. Haven't had a bad meal there once. Reservations highly recommended.

Thank TravellingMan19866
Reviewed 14 March 2017

This is a lovely restaurant across the street from the Del Mar Fairgrounds. The inside of the restaurant is charmingly decorated and welcoming. We had some lovely chardonnays to accompany our meal. I had the duck which was extra-ordinary and ranks fro me as one...More

Thank Angela C
Reviewed 7 March 2017 via mobile

Haute French Cuisine served by well trained staff. Fresh and delicious. Lots of choices from fresh seafood to steak and awesome dessert too. A long established North County restaurant that is sure to appease your pallet

Thank TravellingMan19866
Reviewed 14 February 2017

All of the dishes, and there are many, are superbly prepared and often there are quite interesting ones, like Bison. Unlike many French restaurants the portions are huge and we always take some home. For French restaurants of this calibre, it is only moderately expensive....More

Thank steven e
Reviewed 11 February 2017

The building is going through a remodeling process from outside the time of our visit. That's probably the reason why all windows were covered which gives kind of a strange atmosphere we didn't like. My wifw had 6 oysters which she liked. The Asian Ahi...More

Thank coloradoclaus
Reviewed 3 February 2017

We had heard good things about this restaurant and had not tried it before. It was very expensive and over-priced for the quality of the food. It was a very busy night and the restaurant was packed despite being mid-week with some large parties. Perhaps...More

Thank Pat C
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Questions & AnswersAsk a question
Do you serve Abalone?
3 February 2017|
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Response from T.t. B | Reviewed this property |
Most of the menu is seasonable so I cannot tell you what is available any day.
Wendy B
How close is it to the Belly Up?
31 January 2016|
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Response from southerncal10 | Reviewed this property |
No more than a 5 minute drive.
L'ana G
Gluten free items ?
10 July 2015|
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Response from Outdrlovr | Reviewed this property |
I can't say if they specifically have gluten free menu items, however they are extremely amenable and willing to customize your meal depending on your taste or dietary preferences.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
USD 35 - USD 50
Contemporary, Gluten Free Options
Dinner, Lunch
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Private Dining
Dining Style
Casual Elegant
Good for
Business meetings, Special Occasion Dining, Romantic
Open Hours
11:30 - 17:00
11:30 - 17:00
11:30 - 17:00
11:30 - 17:00
11:30 - 17:00
11:30 - 17:00
11:30 - 17:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 514 Via de La Valle, Solana Beach, CA 92075-2750
    (Jimmy Durante Blvd.)
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Solana Beach
  • Phone Number: +1 858-792-9090
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