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WineSellar & Brasserie

) #682 of 3,992 Restaurants in San Diego ₹₹₹₹ Fusion, French,
9550 Waples Street, Suite 115, San Diego, CA 92121
+1 858-450-9557
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  • Excellent71%
  • Very good15%
  • Average11%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible0%
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“duck breast” (4 reviews)
“pasta” (2 reviews)
“great wine” (5 reviews)
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Fusion, French, Contemporary, Wine Bar
9550 Waples Street, Suite 115, San Diego, CA 92121
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Reviewed yesterday

Went to the WineSellar & Brasserie for their Wednesday Wine tasting. Two whites and two reds. First time they served a wine from Valle de Guadalupe, Mexico very nice. Went upstairs for dinner, I had the red and green gazpacho. Prime steak. Enjoyed my dinner...More

Thank Berniegal
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

A surprising little gem hidden in the back of a non-descript building off of Mira Mesa. Not only a restaurant, but they also sell wine and wine accessories. You can choose a bottle in their store and only pay corking fee to drink it in...More

Thank Melvmfa212
WineSellarBrasserie, Owner at WineSellar & Brasserie, responded to this reviewResponded 4 days ago

We are so glad you liked your experience with us! Thank you for the nice review and we look forward to seeing you again ... and to continue to give you a great experience! Lori Parker

Reviewed 7 June 2017

Attended a business dinner at WineSellar on the second floor of the establishment. Thursday evening. Small crowd. White tablecloth dining in a relatively intimate setting. Second visit in a year and left disappointed this time. Had the halibut, which was overdone and served on a...More

Thank Dr-Zach
WineSellarBrasserie, Owner at WineSellar & Brasserie, responded to this reviewResponded 26 June 2017

Dr Zach, I'm so sorry that we didn't meet, mush less, surpass your expectations on your last visit. The service usually gets extremely high marks so I am surprised that you didn't received the service I would expect from our staff. On the fish ......More

Reviewed 25 May 2017 via mobile

I love this little place. Fantastic selection of wines, great French food that is very well prepared. It's not usually super busy (good for me) and the servers are very attentive and committed to making sure you are well taken care of. Don't be fooled...More

Thank Floyd M
Reviewed 16 May 2017

We found the wine selection good and the food only OK but definitely NOT worth the price. My pasta was not cooked well and the shrimp did not seem fresh, My wife's halibut was overcooked and dry. Service was OK - but the waiter attending...More

Thank joedg235
WineSellarBrasserie, Owner at WineSellar & Brasserie, responded to this reviewResponded 26 June 2017

Hi Joedg235, I'm very sorry that your night with us did not meet your expectations. We were trying a new fish purveyor and learned that the fish was not up to our standards. We then quickly changed and love our fish purveyors now. In efforts...More

Reviewed 4 May 2017

I had dinner last week with friends at the Winesellar and Brasserie. We hadn't been to the WS&B since they had hired a new chef. They got a winner! The evening was special---the food was marvelous, the service professional, the employees so friendly and the...More

Thank Linda S
Reviewed 17 April 2017

Went to The WineSellar & Brasserie last night with some friends. We all met and had a glass of wine downstairs and then up to dine in The Brasserie. Was delighted at many new choices on the menu. I was told that there was a...More

Thank MitchA49
Reviewed 1 March 2017

If you are looking for quiet, fine dining, and a great selection of wines, the WineSellar may be for you. It is in an atypical location (Sorrento Mesa), but don't be put off by that. There is a quaint bar downstairs adjacent to the crates...More

Thank Mark S
Reviewed 25 January 2017 via mobile

WineSellar is unusual. It doesn't face the street and takes some looking to find. Upon entry all you see are wine racks. The restaurant is upstairs. A few tables are at view windows (of parking). Prices are fairly high. Doesn't sound like a formula for...More

Thank Early B
WineSellarBrasserie, Owner at WineSellar & Brasserie, responded to this reviewResponded 26 June 2017

Hello Early B, So glad that our little usual place made it's mark on you :-) Because we started out as a wine storage business, we wanted a location that could facilitate that and be centrally located in San Diego. We have over 200 wine...More

Reviewed 9 November 2016 via mobile

My wife and I went here for dinner and, though the food looked and tasted great, the portion size was pathetically small. I thought it was a joke. We had the expensive steak entree and it must have been 4 oz or less of steak....More

Thank Jeff P
WineSellarBrasserie, Owner at WineSellar & Brasserie, responded to this reviewResponded 10 April 2017

I'm so sorry that you had this experience with us. We have a new chef and the portions are back to what The Brasserie has always been known for ... great food, very nice sized portions and consistency ... plus great presentation. In fact, Chef...More

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$ 25 - US$ 45
Fusion, French, Contemporary, Wine Bar
Drinks, Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Street Parking, Free Off-Street Parking, Full Bar, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Accepts Discover, Television, Serves Alcohol
Dining Style
Casual Elegant
Good for
Business meetings, Romantic
Open Hours
09:00 - 21:00
09:00 - 21:00
09:00 - 21:00
09:00 - 21:00
09:00 - 21:00
09:00 - 21:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 9550 Waples Street, Suite 115, San Diego, CA 92121
    (Steadman St.)
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  San Diego
  • Phone Number: +1 858-450-9557
  • E-mail
Family owned and operated since 1988, The WineSellar and Brasserie is San Diego's premiere destination for all things fine wine.

The fine dining Brasserie Restaurant is open for lunch Tuesday - Friday, 11:30 a.m. to 2:00 p.m. and for dinner Tuesday - Saturday, 5:30 - 9:00.

Our Casual Side Bar is open Tuesday-Friday 4pm-9pm. Happy Hour is Tuesday-Thursday 4-7 and All Night Friday.

Our WineSellar retail shop is open Monday-Saturday 9am-9pm.
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