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Brigantine La Mesa

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9350 Fuerte Dr, La Mesa, CA 91941-4107 (Severin Drive)
(619) 465-1935
11:00 am - 2:30 pm
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Closed now
All hours
Sun 10:00 am - 2:00 pm
4:30 pm - 9:00 pm
Mon - Thu 5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Mon - Sat 11:00 am - 2:30 pm
Fri - Sat 5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
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La Mesa
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25 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

I have been to this restaurant four times; three times, after eating there, I became quite sick to my stomach. My sister loves this restaurant, but I will not return with her or anyone else. The menu is varied, and the ambiance is good, but the food is not for me.

Thank WatermelonLady
1 review
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

They are terrible, wrong salsa , wrong cheese. 👎also shrimp tacos are bad, very salty. Service was good, very nice waitress.

Thank Emma P
Oregon City, United States
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4 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Only go to happy hour and order off happy hour menu. Seems to be what the locals know to do. As an out of towner, I ordered off main menu the house special. It was breaded halibut, mashed potatoes and 3 pieces of asparagus. No price was listed but I thought it would be about the same price as other... More 

Thank Beth B
San Diego, California, United States
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41 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We have dined at many of the Brig locations over the years and have never been disappointed. Our last visit was brunch on fathers day, another fine meal.

Thank Mike T
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86 reviews
40 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 39 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This is a fairly decent restaurant for East San Diego, but nothing special. Typical generic seafood restaurant menu. The house salad is quite good and the 2 warm table breads were delicious. However the crab stuffed scampi were too chewey and way too salty. The green beans served with them were way over cooked and the grim color of canned... More 

Thank cocokiera
Minneapolis, Minnesota
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398 reviews
141 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 152 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Reserved some time for a big family dinner and we weren't disappointed. The menu has a nice variety, primarily seafood items, and the specials looked good, too. They also had a 3-course option (appetizer, entree, dessert) that several in our party tried and enjoyed. I liked the decor, too. There was an outside eating area, as well as a bar... More 

Thank Tom H
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37 reviews
35 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Good food delivered by competent, knowledgeable (if not always cordial or friendly) servers. Overall always a pleasant experience even when the staff seems to really want to be elsewhere. The food quality and preparation ranges from good to excellent. I have eaten here many times and will again. Twice I've been there when a business man or a family member... More 

Thank David L
San Diego, California, United States
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29 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I have eaten at the Coronado, Point Loma, and La Mesa locations and my favorite is the La Mesa location. The parking can be a little rough on the weekends but there is a upper and lower lot. The prime rib is great, salads are fresh, and the decor is nice. They also have a "back room" which is great... More 

Thank Dave R
La Mesa, California
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40 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 26, 2016

We celebrated a birthday at Brigantine's last Tuesday on the patio. The menu is inexpensive and many of us had yummy tacos. We've also eaten inside at the bar and in the dining room and outside on Saturday. It is always good and the atmosphere is nice.

Thank GetAwayGma
San Diego, California, Usa
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6 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 26, 2016

A friend was celebrating her 75th B. Day here. The service was quite attentive and the table set up was perfectly in place before the honoree arrived! NICE outdoor, semi-private location. Great food.

Thank 22Linda22_13

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    4.5 of 5 stars
Average prices
$30 - $50
American, Seafood, Bar
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, Late Night, Drinks
Restaurant features
Reservations, Private Dining, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Television
Dining Style
Casual Dining
Good for
Special occasions, Romantic, Large groups, Families with children, Bar scene, Business meetings
Open Hours
10:00 am - 2:00 pm
4:30 pm - 9:00 pm
11:00 am - 2:30 pm
5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
11:00 am - 2:30 pm
5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
11:00 am - 2:30 pm
5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
11:00 am - 2:30 pm
5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
11:00 am - 2:30 pm
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
11:00 am - 2:30 pm
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 9350 Fuerte Dr, La Mesa, CA 91941-4107
    (Severin Drive)
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  La Mesa
  • Phone Number: (619) 465-1935

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