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Brigantine La Mesa

9350 Fuerte Drive, La Mesa, CA 91941-4107
+1 619-465-1935
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  • Excellent52%
  • Very good30%
  • Average12%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible3%
Travellers talk about
“fish tacos” (27 reviews)
“prime rib” (10 reviews)
“sand dabs” (2 reviews)
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American, Bar, Seafood, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
9350 Fuerte Drive, La Mesa, CA 91941-4107
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Reviewed 1 week ago

The food and the atmosphere is always great. I just suggest you pay with a credit card so that the one questionable waitperson won't have a chance to give herself an extra tip at your expense.

Thank Connie B
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I have eaten there several times over the years. It has always been satisfying. Only down part is depending on where you sit and time of day it can be too dark making it hard to read the menu.

Thank CriticalAdvisor
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I haven't been here in a few years and was pleasantly surprised with what they have done with the restaurant and the new menu. The food was great and reasonably priced. I had 2 lobster tails with a baked potato and fresh veggies. My wife...More

Thank Kenny D
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The Brigantine serves delicious food and maintains an ambiance the folks will love. This restaurant has an old-world feel in today's modern society that the generation of grandparents feels comfortable in.

Thank Janet L
Reviewed 30 August 2017

Went to meet friends for Happy Hour at the Brig. We usually go on Taco Tuesdays, which is a great deal. The regular HH prices are decent, with a special menu and discounted drinks. The bonus this time was - Happy Hour 3:30 - close!...More

1  Thank viensEC
Reviewed 19 August 2017

Having dinner here was everything I had hoped for, and nothing was left out. We met early for drinks, sat out on the deck, were served efficiently and friendly, and when it was time to eat we were all moved inside to a table that...More

Thank Sheldon P
Reviewed 8 August 2017 via mobile

If The "Brig" were in our home town, we would be regulars. Our cousin (a local) loves this place, and brings us each time we visit La Mesa. Parking is always available, and the location is just too cool for school. Inside is as upscale...More

1  Thank NoAngst
Reviewed 13 July 2017

"The Brig" is a family owned group that has five or six middle upper class restaurants in San Diego County. The flagship unit is down near the harbour on Shelter Island, and they have restaurants in Coronado Island almost across the street from the hotel...More

Thank Susie S
Reviewed 11 July 2017

The brig has great food and service, You have to try Taco Tuesday and get some fish tacos. So so good.

1  Thank Erika B
Reviewed 11 July 2017

The recently renovated dining room has created an open concept feeling while still maintaining a bit of privacy for individual parties. The menu is still terrific as well as the service. I do have to admit that the dining room is noisy. Outdoor dining is...More

Thank klingmanfive
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$30 - US$50
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours, Drinks
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Private Dining, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Television, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Highchairs Available
Dining Style
Casual Dining
Good for
Kids, Business meetings, Child-friendly, Bar Scene, Local cuisine, Groups, Special Occasion Dining, Romantic
Open Hours
10:00 AM - 2:00 PM
4:30 PM - 9:00 PM
11:00 AM - 2:30 PM
5:00 PM - 9:00 PM
11:00 AM - 2:30 PM
5:00 PM - 9:00 PM
11:00 AM - 2:30 PM
5:00 PM - 9:00 PM
11:00 AM - 2:30 PM
5:00 PM - 9:00 PM
11:00 AM - 2:30 PM
5:00 PM - 10:00 PM
11:00 AM - 2:30 PM
5:00 PM - 10:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 9350 Fuerte Drive, La Mesa, CA 91941-4107
    (Severin Drive)
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  La Mesa
  • Phone Number: +1 619-465-1935
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