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Currant American Brasserie

) #196 of 3,998 Restaurants in San Diego $$ - $$$ American, French,
140 W Broadway, San Diego, CA 92101-3811
+1 619-702-6309
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  • Excellent45%
  • Very good40%
  • Average11%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible3%
Travellers talk about
“brunch” (19 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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1 - 10 of 243 reviews

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I was in San Diego for a quick court appearance (show up late Thursday on the train, argue a motion at 8:00am, and get back on the train at noon). I got in to my hotel about 9:00pm, and set out looking for a quick...More

Thank CAdanReviews
Reviewed 1 July 2017

We had the most delicious beignets with lemon curd and with honey lavender sauce! Yummy and worth the calories! Also the eggs over easy were perfect, service is friendly and efficient, a favorite place for breakfast in San Diego!

Thank natalia64
Reviewed 28 June 2017

This beautiful restaurant at the foot of the Sofia Hotel is amazing. The decor, the staff, the food, all bring peace and enjoyment. We had an amazing breakfast skillet and they even packed it to go to our room, although after sitting in this delightful...More

Thank Tamara G
Lindsay2457, Manager at Currant American Brasserie, responded to this reviewResponded 12 July 2017

Hi Tamara Thanks for writing about us! That was very nice of you. We are happy that you enjoyed your visit to Currant! Lindsay

Reviewed 14 June 2017

Ate lunch and dinner here bec of the proximity to the hotel. The ambiance is nostalgic, the staff was accommodating and the food tasty with adequate servings. The price is mid range.

Thank Gene P
Reviewed 11 June 2017

Absolutely terrific restaurant with sophisticated charm and energetic service, and staff that is eager to please. We are vegan so there is always a bit of adjustment to restaurant offerings to make it work for us. The wait staff was knowledgeable about vegan requirements and...More

Thank krsandiego
Reviewed 9 June 2017

We ate breakfast at Currant one morning during our stay at the Sofia. My husband had the eggs benedict which he said were very good. I had the croissant with ham and cheese and I ordered it with a scrambled egg. The egg was terrible--almost...More

Thank Mary J
Reviewed 26 May 2017

best grilled cheese sandwich ever! great service too excellent french onion soup high recommend this restaurant for either lunch or dinner

Thank rschneid2015
Reviewed 17 May 2017

Enjoyed dinner at the bar my first night at the hotel. Great selection on the happy hour menu. Friendly service. Nice mix of hotel guests and locals.

Thank Keepa3B
Reviewed 4 May 2017

Ate here twice, they have good drinks and very tasty food, and is convenient to the Broadway hustle.

Thank Chas857
Reviewed 16 April 2017

Pretty place by Sofia Hotel - pricey - service good but the bus "boy" offered us refills of coffee not the server. Food not great. Disappointed as could be fabulous

Thank karlowsj
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Questions & Answers
Hubert S
4 September 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
27 July 2016|
Response from Lindsay2457 | Property representative |
Sorry I didn't see this.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
USD 10 - USD 30
Lunch, Dinner, Breakfast, Brunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Television, Full Bar, Free Wifi, Seating, Waitstaff, Street Parking, Free Off-Street Parking, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Wine and Beer, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Accepts Discover, Reservations, Parking Available, Validated Parking, Valet Parking
Dining Style
Casual Elegant
Good for
Bar Scene, Groups, Special Occasion Dining, Business meetings
Open Hours
09:00 - 22:00
11:30 - 22:00
11:30 - 22:00
11:30 - 22:00
11:30 - 22:00
11:30 - 22:00
09:00 - 22:00
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
  • Neighbourhood: 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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