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Currant American Brasserie

$$ - $$$American, French,
140 W Broadway, San Diego, CA 92101-3811
+1 619-702-6309
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  • Excellent44%
  • Very good41%
  • Average11%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible3%
Travellers talk about
“brunch” (20 reviews)
“beignets” (19 reviews)
“moules frites” (10 reviews)
Open Now
11:30 AM - 10:00 PM Hours
American, French, Contemporary, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
140 W Broadway, San Diego, CA 92101-3811
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1 - 10 of 259 reviews

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

My wife and I went there for both lunch and dinner. For lunch my wife had Chicken Club Sandwich. I had the Banana Pancakes. Both were excellent. For dinner we split the Wedge Salad and Croque Monsieur. Both were excellent.

Thank Donald E
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

While the waiter wasn't particularly knowledgeable about the food, the chef obviously was, as everything was great, apart from maybe the popcorn.

Thank James F
Reviewed 28 January 2018

The atmosphere is OK, the food was great. Typical Brasserie fare done very well. We all had Steak Frites, the steak was done as ordered and came with a brandy peppercorn sauce. It came over a skimpy portion of spinach and wild mushrooms. The frites...More

Thank Rick H
Reviewed 27 January 2018 via mobile

Came here during happy hour and had a few drinks. Very cozy place with friendly staff. Drinks were made good too.

Thank Nevzeta V
Reviewed 22 January 2018

Met friends for Sunday Brunch at Current. What a terrific menu. We started with Beignets with Maple Bacon Pecan Sauce. Oh my stars, so delicious! All of our orders were delicious, from the Croque Madame to the hash and omelettes. Enjoyed the bottomless Mimosas. Sat...More

Thank psicokitty
Reviewed 5 January 2018 via mobile

We were staying at the Sophia hotel which is in the same building. Really nice place for a happy hour cocktail and appie. A really nice atmosphere.

Thank Kaitlyn C
Reviewed 29 December 2017

I ate here for dinner one night with my son while staying at the hotel . We had the Caesar salad, truffle fries, burger and onion soup between us. The only part of the meal I didn't enjoy was the onion soup which tasted a...More

Thank Travellingmom18
Reviewed 24 December 2017

The food was good, though I felt the menu limited. The staff was friendly and the decor attractuve. There is sidewalk seating. It is in a very convenient location to hotels and businesses. I enjoyed it so much I went back a second time.

Thank Janice S
Reviewed 16 December 2017 via mobile

Great spot in San Diego. We visited Currant with a group of friends last Friday night while we were in San Diego. The restaurant is attached to a classic old hotel and the restaurant itself use to be an old bus depot. The tile, tall...More

Thank cale a
Reviewed 10 October 2017 via mobile

On my way to go back to work I found this amazing place, nice atmosphere and professional staff, I order the Duck st Tacos and the famous French croque Monsieur I am French I can tell you it's the best version of croque Monsieur I...More

Thank lilix95
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Questions & Answers
Hubert S
4 September 2016|
Response from Uniall | Reviewed this property |
While no restaurant would refuse to seat families with children, I don't think this is a proper venue for kids.
Sandy W
27 July 2016|
Response from Lindsay2457 | Property representative |
Sorry I didn't see this.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$10 - US$30
Dinner, Breakfast, Lunch, 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, Accepts Credit Cards
Dining Style
Casual Elegant
Good for
Special Occasion Dining, Business meetings, Bar Scene, Groups
Open Hours
9:00 AM - 10:00 PM
11:30 AM - 10:00 PM
11:30 AM - 10:00 PM
11:30 AM - 10:00 PM
11:30 AM - 10:00 PM
11:30 AM - 10:00 PM
9:00 AM - 10:00 PM
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
  • E-mail
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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