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Brigantine Poway

596 reviews
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$30 and under
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  • Special Occasion (21)
  • Good for Anniversaries (20)
  • Good for a Date (16)
In keeping with the Brigantine tradition of excellence, The Poway Brigantine features a generous assortment of appetizers on their widely popular "Share" menu. An abundant selection of fresh seafood and grilled meats round out the rest of the offerings.

Newly redesigned at the end of 2006, The Poway Brigantine boasts a lively and contemporary atmosphere, unlike anything else in the area.

Whether you're joining us for lunch, dinner, or happy hour, The Brig's casual and unpretentious atmosphere makes it the perfect everyday restaurant.

With separate areas for private dining, The Brigantine is also an ideal place to make business connections, or celebrate special occasions with family and friends.

Start your own community tradition and Meet Me at The Brig.
Dining Style
Casual Dining
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Seafood, Steak
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Hours of operation
Lunch Monday - Saturday: 11:30am - 2:00pm; Dinner Monday - Thursday: 5:00pm - 8:30pm; Dinner Friday-Saturday: 5:00pm-9:00pm; Dinner Sunday: 4:30pm-8:30pm; Brunch Sunday: 10:00am-2:00pm; Oyster Bar Monday - Thursday: 11:30am-9:30pm; Oyster Bar Friday-Saturday: 11:30am-10:00pm; Oyster Bar Sunday: 10:00am-9:30pm
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Phone number
(858) 486-3066
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Payment options
AMEX, Diners Club, Discover, MasterCard, Visa
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Dress code
Casual Dress
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Executive chef
Carlos Ramirez
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Private party facilities
Private dining areas are available for groups of 20-120 people.

Nautilus Room - 60 guests (with fireplace)
Champagne Room - 60 guests
Nautilus/Champagne Rooms combined - 120 guests
Patio - 50 guests

Food and beverage minimums apply for private space. Please contact our group sales representative for menus and complete details.
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Private party contact
Restaurant Manager: (858) 486-3066
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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.
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Cross street
Community Road
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Parking details
The Brigantine is located in the Creekside Plaza, at the corner of Poway and Community Roads. There is ample free parking in the shopping center.
Banquet, Bar Dining, Bar/Lounge, Beer, Counter Seating, Fireplace, Full Bar, Gluten-free Menu, Happy Hour, Non-Smoking, Outdoor dining, Private Room, Weekend Brunch, Wheelchair Access, Wine
What 596 People Are Saying
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4.5  based on recent ratings
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94% of people would recommend it to a friend
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TinaK (San Diego)
5.0  Dined 2 days ago

Birthday card and dessert made it just a little more special. Had their birthday coupon for $15 off the bill which was nice. Love this restaurant, always pleased with their food and service! Recommend!

Lauren (San Diego)
4.0  Dined 4 days ago

Always attentive and good service. Good food and a lovely birthday. Unfortunately the noise level is too loud for my elderly mother in law and so conversation was difficult.

OpenTable Diner (Los Angeles)
5.0  Dined on February 14, 2018

A very nice evening. Good food, wine, cocktail. We will be back. It was Valentine's Day and so a little crowded, but the crowd was managed very efficiently.

OpenTable Diner (San Diego)
5.0  Dined on February 14, 2018

We've had many memorable dinners at this establishment and our latest was no exception -- made reservations for Valentine's Day. The drinks, beer, sangria and berry champagne, were all very good; however, we would probably pass next time on the mac and cheese appetizer. Made with fettuccine noodles and a very thin sauce, this version was not at all what we expected. On the other hand, the cheesy garlic bread was excellent as always. Our entrees included crab cake/Caesar salad, roast prime steak and ribeye steak -- all excellent as well. We also indulged with the crème brulee, mud pie and apple crisp for dessert. Only praise for these finishers. One of the highlights was our server -- I didn't catch her name, but a woman from England with the accent to match. She was very helpful, attentive and witty. Overall a great evening for us.

randy (San Francisco)
4.0  Dined on February 14, 2018

The food is above average, but we were disappointed due to them changing the menu 2 weeks ago. The filet mignon was ordered medium, but came to the table rare.
We are not so sure we will return anytime soon.
Price for two is over $100

PowayTruckeeDiner (San Diego)
4.0  Dined on February 14, 2018

We have had excellent service the last several times we dined at the Poway Brigantine. Although it was crowded and it was Valentines Day, it wasn’t too loud, service was exceptional, and we didn’t feel rushed.

CarlosG (San Diego)
5.0  Dined on February 9, 2018

My wife and I celebrated our 17th Anniversary here and though it was the perfect spot to do so. Good vibe, great food and excellent service. Our server Michelle was awesome and very educated on the menu. It was our first time visiting, but definitely not our last.

vipOpenTable Diner (San Diego)
5.0  Dined on February 9, 2018

Excellent seafood as always. Very personalized from the front desk to the servers. A favorite spot for us.

OpenTable Diner (Calgary)
3.0  Dined on February 3, 2018

Food was good. Restaurant was a bit noisy - small children at a nearby table. Our waiter was attentive but courses came out too fast - probably not entirely our waiter's fault. We weren't finished our first course when the entrées arrived. Not staged properly.

ChuckG (San Diego)
4.0  Dined on January 27, 2018

Food was ok! I had the gumbo it was ok! The flavor was missing something in the rue.

vipSymilarian (San Diego)
4.0  Dined on January 6, 2018

Nice location, well decorated and modern. I believe they had a recent remodel as everything is fresh and new. The service was very good and the food was good. They were out of the special which was disappointing as we were there on a 7 PM reservation. I do like this restaurant chain but must point out it is not fine dining fit for foodies. It is a very good family restaurant .

OpenTable Diner (San Diego)
1.0  Dined on January 6, 2018

Friendly staff, went for my boyfriend's birthday. Ordered prime rib well done, came tho table medium rare. Asked for different dish. Chicken looked and tasted like it was cooked in microwave. Waitress comped our meal but it was totally crazy how horrible the food was. Unfortunately won't be returning.

Mayor (San Diego)
5.0  Dined on January 5, 2018

Great spot for good food in a comfortable setting. Love the fire place room. Service was good, but could have been a little better. Never received the bread. Overall, great experience as usual.

OpenTable Diner (San Diego)
4.0  Dined on December 31, 2017

We particularly like the Brigantine in both Poway and Coronado for special occasions like anniversaries and birthdays...this time it was New Years Eve. We have been there many times for NYE...always beautifully decorated and a festive atmosphere. Food is delicious. We like dining in the rooms away from the bar area as they are a little quieter.

Waltona (San Diego)
3.0  Dined on December 31, 2017

Usually love Brigantine (been coming for more than 20 years at different locations) but this time the food quality was not up to standard. Four of us were dining. Three out of four entrees were below par. Roast chicken was a little tough and dry. Beef entrees the same. Sand dabs were excellent. Seafood dip was great. Overall was a bit disappointed in food but service was good.