We noticed that you're using an unsupported browser. The TripAdvisor website may not display properly.
We support the following browsers:
Windows: Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome. Mac: Safari.
All 4,100 San Diego Restaurants

WineSellar & Brasserie

9550 Waples Street, San Diego, CA 92121
858-450-9557
Website
Menu
Improve this listing
Got a photo?
Add it.
Reserve with OpenTable
Ranked #306 of 4,100 Restaurants in San Diego
Price range: $35 - $50
Hours:
Mon - Sat 9:00 am - 9:00 pm
Cuisines: Contemporary
More restaurant details
Restaurant details
Good for: Romance
Dining options: Reservations
Dining style: Casual Elegant
Cross street: Steadman St.
Write a Review

25 reviews from our community

Visitor rating
    18
    5
    1
    1
    0
Rating summary
    Food
    Service
    Value
    Atmosphere
Date | Rating
  • English first
  • Any
English first
Berkeley, California
Senior Contributor
25 reviews 25 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 29, 2014

This is a small upstairs restaurant in essentially the upstairs loft of a wine store. I've been here a few times before, but I've never really had time to spend in the actual store, but it looks like they have an extensive and very interesting wine collection. Upstairs in the restaurant they have a few tables, and I've been there... More 

Was this review helpful? Yes
NYC
Senior Contributor
24 reviews 24 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 7, 2014

We vacationed in San Diego staying at the Country Inn. The Wine Seller was just up the street about a mile. We ordered the short rib ravioli, beet salad, tomato basil soup, duck confit and the duck breast. All where very good and fairly priced. The service was perfect. Wish we went here twice to eat rather then unloading my... More 

Was this review helpful? Yes
San Diego, California
Contributor
17 reviews 17 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 2, 2014

Finally made it to Winesellar & Brasserie Saturday night. When we first walked in, all we saw was a nicely stocked wine shop. We were directed up some stairs where we found a very attractive dining room. We both ordered the filet which was excellent--tender and tasty--and a bottle of wine from their special $25 list. We thought it was... More 

Was this review helpful? Yes
San Diego, California
Top Contributor
82 reviews 82 reviews
56 restaurant reviews
24 helpful votes 24 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 1, 2014

Downstairs is a great wine store and wine tasting bar. Upstairs is a very good French restaurant. for people who like wine, they have known about this place since 1989. Lovely authentic French style Brasserie setting, quiet, wonderful menu, excellent preparation, professional service and mouth watering desserts. You can actually hear the people on the other side of the table.... More 

Was this review helpful? Yes
Senior Reviewer
9 reviews 9 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 17, 2014

If you are looking for a restaurant to treat yourself and your favorite significant other this is the place. My wife and I selected dishes from the Father's Day Price Fix menu which was priced at $45. I had the Veal Bone Marrow appetizer which at first I was hesitant to order, but the waiter patiently talked me down from... More 

Was this review helpful? Yes
San Diego, California
Reviewer
3 reviews 3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 10, 2014

I was hesitant to write a review about this restaurant because...well, I did not want anyone else to know about it. I wanted this place all to myself. I went to this restaurant with a co-worker during lunch time. It is located in the back of an industrial complex inside a wine shop. It is pretty hidden. The restaurant is... More 

Was this review helpful? Yes
Helsinki, Finland
Senior Reviewer
8 reviews 8 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 30, 2013

I attended a business dinner here and I the food quality was really good. Portions were small, but full of flavor and they looked excellent. Main dish was duck, which was a bit bloody for my liking, but it tasted really good.

Was this review helpful? Yes
San Diego, California
Contributor
11 reviews 11 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 17, 2013 credit card Amex Card Member Review

Not sure why this restaurant doesn't get more recognition. I feel it is one of the finest in town. We went to dinner for my husband's birthday and decided on the three course Prix Fixe menu for $40 per person. I started off with a pear salad that was excellent as was my husband's pumpkin soup. We both had salmon... More 

Was this review helpful? Yes
Madrid, Spain
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 11, 2013

The WineSellar & Brasserie, in San Diego, did one of their fun food & wine tours with us here in Spain. I am one of the owners, I noticed the enthusiasm of Lori and Gary Parker the WineSellar owners, I decided to get out of the office and guide the trips personally. --- Their 2 groups of 15+ persons, all... More 

Was this review helpful? Yes
New York City, New York
Top Contributor
62 reviews 62 reviews
40 restaurant reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 10, 2013

Hidden in a random strip mall and a little hard to get to - best wine selection and wine events in San Diego. Great menus with wine pairings. A great hidden gem.

Was this review helpful? Yes

Travelers who viewed WineSellar & Brasserie also viewed

 

Been to WineSellar & Brasserie? Share your experiences!

Write a Review Add Photos & Videos

Additional Information about WineSellar & Brasserie

Address: 9550 Waples Street, San Diego, CA 92121
Phone Number: 858-450-9557
Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  San Diego
Open Hours:
Monday 9:00 am - 9:00 pm
Tuesday 9:00 am - 9:00 pm
Wednesday 9:00 am - 9:00 pm
Thursday 9:00 am - 9:00 pm
Friday 9:00 am - 9:00 pm
Saturday 9:00 am - 9:00 pm
Average Prices: USD 35 - 50
Cuisine: Contemporary

Owners: What's your side of the story?

Register now for free — and start getting automatic notification of new reviews, responding to traveler feedback, adding new photos to your listing and much more.

Manage your listing

Questions & Answers

Questions? Get answers from WineSellar & Brasserie staff and past visitors.
Posting guidelines
Typical questions asked:
  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?