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  • Writer's pictureJarnard Sutton

Master Mixologist takes Et Voilà’s cocktail menu to a new level

San Diego’s dining scene is saturated in cultural cuisine. With so many parts of the globe to choose from, deciding where to eat can be an event in itself. If you’re hungry for excellent service and comestible perfection; Vous allez en France!

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Nestled along Adams Avenue, Et Voilà! French Bistro has a picture-perfect view of the bustling University Heights coterie. It’s prime location is fixed in the vibrant epicenter between Normal Heights and University Heights.

The satisfaction of an authentic French dining experience is a rarity in San Diego. Thankfully, Et Voilà’s menu exceeds all expectation. Executive Chef, Vincent Viale has mastered the art of blending French classics with his own innovative flare.

The extensive menu is replete with both traditional and contemporary French dishes. Click here for a glimpse at the dinner menu.

Et Voilà’s sultry ambiance creates a romantic and relaxed atmosphere for couples, families and friends. The space was designed to be reminiscent of a traditional French bistro with a stylish twist.

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It doesn’t need to be midnight in Paris to imbibe classic French aperitifs. Et Voilà’s master mixologist, Sami Saltagi is sure to shake, stir and garnish his way to your heart. Each of his complex cocktails are a work of art.

About Sami Saltagi

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Born in Florence, Italy, and raised in Damascus, Syria, Saltagi’s interest in food and beverage originated at home amongst his family of foodies. Saltagi arrived in the United States in 2004. While living in San Francisco, he developed a passion for craft cocktails. Throughout his illustrious career behind the bar, Saltagi worked to master and perfect classic cocktails while adding creative twists and incorporating ethnic spices and cultural flourishes. Since moving to America’s Finest City, he has been instrumental in creating cocktail recipes and establishing bars for up and coming restaurants.

Here's a look at the drink menu:

Since he began mixing things up on Adams Avenue, Et Voilà’s cocktail menu has captured the attention of cocktail connoisseurs all over the world. Saltagi’s spirited dedication behind the bar seems to be contagious throughout the restaurant. The enthusiasm is transparent among the entire staff.

3015 Adams Ave. #103, Normal Heights. (619) 209-7759 or

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