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Currant American Brasserie

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$$ - $$$American, French,
140 W Broadway, San Diego, CA 92101-3811
+1 619-702-6309
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  • Excellent44%
  • Very good41%
  • Average11%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible3%
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“brunch” (22 reviews)
“beignets” (18 reviews)
“moules frites” (10 reviews)
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American, French, Contemporary, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
140 W Broadway, San Diego, CA 92101-3811
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Reviewed April 10, 2018

Popped in for dinner and a glass of wine at the bar while on business in San Diego. Sat next to a friendly local who recommended taking the ferry to Coronado when my conference ended. (Review to come!) The duck confit tacos were out of...More

Thank Andrea E
Reviewed April 1, 2018

Wonderful meal here at Currant- craft drinks were good too. Would recommend this for couples- adjacent to a hotel.

Thank PaigeBu
Reviewed March 4, 2018

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 February 24, 2018

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 January 28, 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 January 27, 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 January 21, 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 January 4, 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 December 29, 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 December 23, 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
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Hubert S
September 3, 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
July 26, 2016|
Response from Lindsay2457 | Property representative |
Sorry I didn't see this.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
$10 - $30
Lunch, Dinner, Breakfast, Brunch, Late Night
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
Business meetings, Bar scene, Large groups, Special occasions
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
  • Neighborhood: 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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