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About Brigantine Escondido
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.
Well-known for our signature Clam Chowder, Grilled Swordfish, and Crème Brûlée, the Brigantine is a favorite among locals for consistently fresh seafood, succulent steaks and grilled meats.
Located near the California Center for the Arts, Escondido, the Brigantine features fireside seating in a casual dining room, and in the adjacent lounge. Outdoor dining is available on one of our intimate patios, which include both fireplace and water features.
Private dining is available.
The Escondido Brigantine serves dinner 7 nights a week, and lunch Monday-Saturday. Join us for our signature Happy Hour.
Escondido, CA 92025
Hours of Operation:
Lunch: Monday - Saturday: 11:30am - 2:30pm; Dinner: Monday - Thursday: 4:30pm - 9:00pm, Friday - Saturday: 4:30pm - 9:30pm, Sunday: 4:30 - 9:00pm; Brunch Sunday: 10:00am-2:30pm; Oyster Bar Monday-Thursday: 11:30am-9:30pm; Oyster Bar Friday-Saturday: 11:30am-10:30pm; Oyster Bar Sunday: 10:00am-9:00pm
Centre City Parkway
$30 and under
AMEX, Diners Club, Discover, MasterCard, Visa
Brigantine Custom Catering offers cuisine options from our Brigantine Seafood Restaurants and Miguel's Cocina.
From take-out hors d'oeuvres and party platters to full-service dinners with bar, Brigantine Custom Catering will tailor a menu and service package to meet your individual needs.
With more than 15 years experience in San Diego, your most important occasions will flourish under our attentive expertise.
Call Jenny at 619-298-9840.
The Brigantine is located at the south-east corner of West Felicita and Centre City Parkway. There is ample free parking in the shopping center lot, as well as two handicap spaces in front of the restaurant's entrance.
Private Party Facilities:
Private dining areas are available for groups of 50-60 guests.
Dining Room - Seating for 60 guests
Patio - Seating for 50 guests
Food and beverage minimums apply for private space. Please contact our group sales representative for current menus and detailed information.
Private Party Contact:
Restaurant Manager: (760) 743-4718
Banquet, Bar Dining, Bar/Lounge, Beer, BYO Wine, Corkage Fee, Counter Seating, Fireplace, Full Bar, Gluten-free Menu, Happy Hour, Non-Smoking, Outdoor dining, Private Room, Wheelchair Access, Wine
Brigantine Escondido Ratings and Reviews
Our server made great recommendations. Everything looked so good on the menu that I couldn't decide and she suggested the Seared Ahi Bok-Choy. It was very delicious, I enjoyed the veggies more than the seared Ahi! It will be hard to order anything else the next time we visit.
The ambience of the Brigantine is lovely, maritime but modern. Quality of the food - excellent; portion size for lunch specials too small. Excellent customer service. Noise level hindered any easy conversation amongst the 8 of us. As a location for business meetings with more than 2 people not recommended.
Always great food and service. Very efficient staff and we have always have great service from the hostess to the waitress/waiters. Liz was our waitress and she was great! I had Lobster tacos which were delicious, and the other people in our group had crab cakes, and shrimp and grits. Everyone loved their choices. We were commenting that The Brigantine restaurants have lasted so long because they are consistent with everything. Thanks so much.
Our visit was with old friends for lunch. The room was comfortable and noise level acceptable. The food was very good, plated well and looked appetizing. Everyone had a different meal, but there was not one thing with the food to complain about. Server was very nice, but she could have been a little faster, and checked if everything was o.k. All in all, it was a very nice experience and we will be eating there again.
Picked this place out of a hat. I don't live in Escondido but was there for business and needed to meet up with a friend. Brigantine did NOT disappoint in any way! Easy to find, super friendly service, AMAZING food, and comfortable environment. Super affordable and fulfilling happy hour. This place is truly a gem! I'd make the two hour drive just to go back and eat the chicken nachos and artichoke fritters.
We have dined at the Brigantine many times over the years and we loved their salmon with dill/caper sauce. As the French say, it's all about the sauce. They recently changed their menu and have now gone to a Greek style yogurt type sauce for their salmon. It was very disappointing. Their bread was also very lackluster. The goat cheese appetizer was quite tasty and the creme brulee dessert was nicely done. The service was excellent. Overall Brigantine is a quality restaurant, but we probably will look elsewhere for our salmon in the future.
I loved my dish which was the wok-Inspired Ahi, the only thing that was too much was the pile of wonton strips on top that made the dish more bland than I thought it would be. I had to put some more hot sauce on it to give it a kick. If I get it again I'll ask for no wonton strips.
I've been to the Brigantine one other time for lunch and had a great experience so I came back with several family members. We had a great lunch. I had a cup of their clam chowder that was one of the best I've had. Also had a fried shrimp taco which was also very tasty.
It's been several years since I've dined at Brigantine. The Escondido restaurant was re-modeled about 3 years ago and now has a much brighter and friendlier atmosphere and decor than I remember. I felt the prices were a bit high for the food quality. Mostly seafood dishes on the menu - only two beef items. I remember more beef items from past visits. But service and atmosphere were very good.
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