Established in June 1998, Tapenade Restaurant has become an institution in La Jolla, considered the best French fare in the upscale coastal community of San Diego. “Jean- Michel Diot has a masterful sense of balance with aromatic ingredients of Provence,” says Bryan Miller, New York Times. Endowed with an undeniable passion for fine cuisine and service Chef Diot is widely acclaimed by restaurant critics and writers for bringing to San Diego a refreshing and inspired style of cooking. Chef Diot reveals a new interpretation of Gallic cuisine, infusing Provençal flare with the finest organic and natural ingredients; eliciting the truest essence of the phrase gourmet.
With a combination of award-winning cuisine and excellent service Tapenade Restaurant is the perfect venue for corporate and private functions. Our professional staff will tend to your every need from start to finish. From the initial event coordination to the custom printed menus, we strive to make your experience with Tapenade only the best.
Recognized as one of the finest French restaurants in San Diego, Tapenade offers a full time coordinator, a staff of highly trained servers and sommeliers and our chef team, lead by Chef Jean-Michel Diot, to assist the planning of your special event. No detail will be ignored, no request denied. Our goal is simply to provide the best possible Tapenade experience available.
If you have a questions or a request please do not hesitate to contact us; we are at your service from beginning to end.