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Rendez Vous Cafe Bistro

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soupe a l’oignon
french onion soup served with croutons smothered with gruyere cheese.
soup of the day
vegetable soup (always vegetarian).
salade verte
mixed green salad tossed in champagne vinaigrette.
baby spinach salad
baby spinach, broccoli florets, grapes, bacon bits, walnuts, fresh mushrooms, onions. with a mayonnaise/red wine vinegar dressing.
warm goat cheese salad
with mixed greens, egg, cherry tomatoes, bacon and olives.
cobb salad with grilled prawns
butter lettuce with bacon, egg, avocado and blue cheese dressing.
chicken caesar salad
romaine lettuce, croutons, parmesan cheese and caesar dressing.
salade niçoise
traditional​ salad from the south of france served with fresh seared tuna and lemon vinaigrette
moules marinieres
prince edward island mussels, steamed in white wine, garlic and herbs.
seafood vol-au-vent
flaky puff pastry with baked seafood and mushrooms in a creamy sauce.
quiche lorraine
the world’s most famous quiche. filled with bacon, onion and swiss cheese, served with a side salad.
parisian plate
Slices​ of cooked ham and sopressata (dry salami), French Brie, spring mix salad with a champagne vinaigrette and cornichons.
marinated olives
pissaladiere tart
traditional provence tart with caramelized onions, olives and anchovies. served with a side salad
grilled salmon normandie
grilled salmon in a pink sauce with light cream, tomatoes and touch of saffron. served with white rice, green beans and capers.
tagliatelles au saumon fume
fettuccini, smoked salmon in a creamy sauce with chives.
sole filets meuniere
A classic French dish made famous by Julia child! sauteed sole with brown butter and lemon sauce. served with risotto rice, green beans and baby carrots.
shrimp risotto
rice in balsamic reduction, mushrooms, onions, shrimp and arugula.
poulet au riesling
chicken braised in white wine with mushrooms, tarragon, thyme, and cream.
grilled chicken breast
with “orange beurre blanc” sauce, served over risotto rice, sauteed green beans and baby carrots.
eggplant,​ zucchini, yellow squash, onions, garlic and tomatoes. served with soft polenta, sprinkled with parmesan cheese.
steak frites
8 ounces skirt steak served with herbed French fries.
daube with mashed potatoes
Signature Rendez-Vous dish. tender braised beef in a red wine sauce, served with mashed potatoes.
rib eye steak 10 oz
Served with sauteed green beans and baby carrots. your choice of herbed French fries or homemade mashed potatoes with “beurre maitre d’hotel”.
mashed potatoes
green beans
herbed fries
US$20 - US$30
Special Diets
Vegetarian Friendly
Dinner, Breakfast, Lunch
French, European
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Takeout, Wheelchair Accessible
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Reviewed 24 October 2018 via mobile

The Rendezvous serves basic French Bistro food; for example, Salade Nicoise. It’s not fancy but has good service and is a good place to eat if you’re planning to go to the movie theatre next door.

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank berkeleybobw
Reviewed 22 October 2018

One of us remembers Solono Ave. as being barren of restaurants and just about anything else. The Rendez-Vous Cafe is a neighborhood restaurant and reflects the major changes that have occurred in the Bay Area. The three of us had a nice quiet dinner with...More

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank physbiz
Reviewed 9 September 2018 via mobile

A wonderful little bistro serving many French specialties! Have tasted almost the whole menu and everything is a winner! Reasonable prices and lovely service. C’est necessaries!

Date of visit: September 2018
Thank SanDiegoCouple2
Reviewed 30 August 2018

I don't know if this is the norm here, but the place was clearly understaffed in terms of wait staff, which consisted of one very pleasant, trying to help, but obviously overworked server. Several things had to be requested two and three times. I don't...More

Date of visit: August 2018
Thank calinurse
Reviewed 30 June 2018 via mobile

Most recent visit was for a casual lunch. My eggplant sandwich on delicious acme bread was very good. My friend had mussels which she said were good. Previous visits for an early dinner of quiche and salad have also been good. Service has always been...More

Date of visit: June 2018
Thank 134JenniferH
Reviewed 27 May 2018 via mobile

Stopped in for a quick bite and was pleasantly surprised by the great service and delicious food. I ordered the brie sandwhich, because brie, and the baguette it was served on was dynamite and the brie was perfect. My husband had the lunch deal for...More

Date of visit: May 2018
Thank ColleenQD
Reviewed 17 March 2018

Came it for a quick eat, and not expecting anything. And we were quite pleased with the service, taste, and friendliness. The place is almost a throwback.

Date of visit: February 2018
Thank i-witness30
Reviewed 30 December 2017 via mobile

We have eaten here at least 6 times and it is always very good. A great spot for dinner before a movie at the Albany theater They have special menus of the day too Good French food and it is a good value

Date of visit: November 2017
Thank Gabrielle M
Reviewed 22 December 2017 via mobile

Rendezvous is a popular neighborhood spot- menu is kind of a "greatest hits" of French food, and like the album genre, it's familiar and easy. I like to get the steak frites and a glass of the house red. The interior is terribly cliched, but...More

Date of visit: December 2017
Thank David B
Reviewed 11 November 2017

Great Cassoulet and braised meat entrees. Come on Tues. for some Gypsy jazz. Also good for Brunch, croquet monsieur or Madame is excellent. My only complaint is the last time we were there the lights were turned up way to high ruining the romantic atmosphere....More

Date of visit: October 2017
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