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The Brigantine

) #134 of 3,981 Restaurants in San Diego ₹₹ - ₹₹₹ American, , Seafood
2725 Shelter Island Dr, San Diego, CA 92106-2730
+1 619-224-2871
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Overview
  • Excellent48%
  • Very good33%
  • Average15%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“fish tacos” (54 reviews)
“sand dabs” (10 reviews)
“clam chowder” (23 reviews)
Open Now
11:30 - 22:00All hours
CUISINES
American, Bar, Seafood, Soups
PRICE
₹₹ - ₹₹₹
RATINGS
Service
Food
Value
Atmosphere
LOCATION
2725 Shelter Island Dr, San Diego, CA 92106-2730
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1 - 10 of 455 reviews

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

A friend brought us to the Brigantine for Fish Tacos almost 20 years ago. Then out for sailing. We should have come back sooner. Fish Tacos still the best. My daughter enjoyed the Pulled Pork Siders. The Clam Chowder was creamy and delicious. All in...More

Thank skd86mld
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This is a great place for fine dining or casual dining in the bar area. The food is excellent the service is good this is one of my favorite spots.

Thank Carole E
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

If you like sports bars with good seafood then this is your place!! They also have an oyster bar! Good service!! It is right on Shelter Island!

Thank Liz A
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Excellent location as well as great food was had by all four of us. From the swordfish tacos,tuna,etc. served together in a reasonable length of time during the lunch hour! Excellent drinks & great prices to boot!

Thank ezia1958
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

My wife and I were visiting and had the most wonderful time. form the time we walked in the door even though we were just visiting we were made to feel that we were regular costumers. the host was pleasant and found us a nice...More

Thank Giannibar2010
Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

This is a must anytime you are in San Diego. Quality service, pallet pleasing food and best social atmosphere make this restaurant a great experience while in San Diego.

Thank L P
Reviewed 20 May 2017

Great Ahi tuna and oysters. Pass on the clams! Save room for dessert, if you like good chocolate cake and baileys and coffee!

Thank Matt L
Reviewed 19 May 2017

It's not hard to find great fish and seafood options in San Diego but this menu really stood out for it's creative preparations and accompaniments. Definitely worth a visit.

Thank SED960
Reviewed 18 May 2017

We were recommended to eat here and it was fine, but garlic bread should taste of garlic! OK the waiter took the price of one dessert off, but you want what you order. We have had better meals

Thank Nick F
Reviewed 3 May 2017

If you go to this restaurant order the Sword Fish, hubby is a fisherman so buying fish is not something he does in a Restaurant, but when he comes to this restaurant he orders the swordfish and wow let me tell you - that is...More

Thank Austy25
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Average prices
US$ 7 - US$ 35
Cuisine
Meals
Brunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Accepts Discover, Reservations
Dining Style
Casual Dining
Good for
Local cuisine, Groups, Kids, Child-friendly, Bar Scene, Business meetings, Romantic, Special Occasion Dining
Open Hours
Sunday
10:00 - 22:00
Monday
11:30 - 22:00
Tuesday
11:30 - 22:00
Wednesday
11:30 - 22:00
Thursday
11:30 - 22:00
Friday
11:30 - 22:00
Saturday
11:30 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 2725 Shelter Island Dr, San Diego, CA 92106-2730
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  San Diego
  • Phone Number: +1 619-224-2871
  • E-mail
Description
A San Diego tradition since 1969, the Brigantine has received many accolades in our 40+ year history: "BEST SEAFOOD", "BEST CASUAL SEAFOOD", "BEST HAPPY HOUR", and even "BEST SWORDFISH IN THE WORLD", according to USA Today - just to name a few. Beautifully remodeled in early 2009, the Brigantine is well-known for the signature Clam Chowder, Grilled Swordfish, and Creme Brulee. The Brigantine is a favorite among locals for consistently fresh seafood, succulent steaks and grilled meats. Home to the America's Cup until 1995, Shelter Island is still the yachting center of San Diego. The Brigantine offers glimpses of this busy marina from the outdoor patio and semi-private banquet areas. The Point Loma Brigantine serves dinner 7 nights a week, and lunch Monday-Saturday. Join us for our signature Happy Hour.
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