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Currant American Brasserie

#191 of 3,773 Restaurants in San Diego
Certificate of Excellence
$$ - $$$
American, French, Contemporary
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140 W Broadway, San Diego, CA 92101-3811 (First and Front Street)
+1 619-702-6309
11:30 - 22:00
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Mon - Fri 11:30 - 22:00
Sat - Sun 09:00 - 22:00
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5 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Very nice restaurant. Good service and good food. Not too expensive. I would have liked another scallop or two in the risotto. The steak was more than adequate and very tasty. I liked the menu too.

Thank Alan K
Prescott, Arizona
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Visiting my sister and her hubby in SD we decided to go for a late lunch early dinner. We got the beignets as an appetizer with the different sauces/dips. Sooo delish! They are not the same as true New Orleans French Quarter, Cafe Du Monde beignets but they were yummy in their own right. Lighter and fluffier. The sauces were... More 

Thank Darielle A
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 November 2016

Brunch was served until 2:30 and we got there about 2:15. We split beignets with Nutella sauce. Very yummy. I ordered a spinach eggs Benedict. Very yummy

Thank Kate M
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 October 2016

My breakfast was very good - I had a special of the day and loved it. My friend and a skillet breakfast and found it dry and lacking flavor. The orange juice was fresh and very good. The coffee not so much. The Beignets with both the Nutella and Lemon Curd dip were Yummy. Not as good as Cafe du... More 

Thank Lisa R
Solana Beach, California
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 October 2016

Consistently great food and good service. I go to Current at least once a month for business lunches, and it never disappoints.

Thank danielatowson
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 October 2016

While walking back to our hotel, my friend and I came across this restaurant the day before and checked out their menu for brunch for the next day and we liked what we saw. We ordered their beignet with bacon maple syrup. It was flaky and crispy on the outside and soft and chewy on the inside. The bacon maple... More 

Thank Joylyn G
Chicago, Illinois
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4 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 October 2016 via mobile

I had the pleasure to eat at the Currant Brasserie and it was unbelievably delicious. It's a great French inspired restaurant attached to the Sophia hotel in downtown San Diego. The food was delicious especially the wedge salad. They have their own version of what a wedge salad should be and it was quite tasty in fact I went back... More 

Thank Mary O
Los Angeles, California
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 October 2016

Exceptional service and great food. We had brunch on Sunday after a night at the Sofia hotel. No wait and the atmosphere is great. The Bloody Mary's are a work of art!

Thank Claudia N
Chippenham, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 October 2016 via mobile

Stayed at the hotel next to this restaurant. The food was amazing, we went 3 times. Defiantly recommend

Thank jgtidd
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 October 2016

Stopped by here for breakfast for the beignets. It was delicious - I tried the nutella creme and bacon-maple dipping sauces.

Thank red g

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$10 - US$30
American, French, Contemporary
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Television, Full Bar, Free Wifi, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Street Parking, Free Off-Street Parking, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Wine and Beer, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Accepts Discover, Parking Available, Validated Parking, Valet Parking
Dining Style
Casual Elegant
Good for
Bar Scene, Groups
Open Hours
09:00 - 22:00
11:30 - 22:00
11:30 - 22:00
11:30 - 22:00
11:30 - 22:00
11:30 - 22:00
09:00 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 140 W Broadway, San Diego, CA 92101-3811
    (First and Front Street)
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  San Diego>  > Downtown
  • Neighbourhood: Downtown
  • Phone Number: +1 619-702-6309
Currant, open for lunch, dinner and brunch (Saturdays & Sundays) blends New American cuisine by Chef Walter Manikowski with French flare. Currant offers fantastic ambience and decor including an outdoor dining patio. Currant Lounge is the perfect spot to unwind, sip and watch your favorite sporting event. We are also pet friendly, enjoy a meal on out patio with your pooch. We have doggy menus too!

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?