The Brasserie offers an intimate atmosphere with a seasonal, contemporary French menu complimented by access to the world’s greatest wines and handmade cocktails. We bring together excellent cuisine, an award-winning wine list, (The Wine Spectator Grand Award winner since 1989) and a talented staff to reward you with an exquisite fine-dining experience.
Most importantly, The Brasserie is a Wine Lover's restaurant! Our restaurant wine pricing policy is amongst the best in San Diego, and assures that you will be enjoying the best wine possible for your dollars. The world-class wines on our reserve list are set to the retail price level, not the typical 2-4 times retail prices that are standard in the industry.
If you want to select a wine from the wine shop, the modest fee for opening and supplying our fine wine glassware may be your way to go.
The Brasserie Restaurant has been named “The Power Lunch Hot Spot” for San Diego by the Zagat Guide for 2011.
Reserve a Table Online or call (858) 450-9557
The Casual Side
Serving Happy Hour Tuesday through Friday 4:00-6:00 pm.
The WineSellar & Brasserie has just completed building a wine and craft beer bar in the wine shop below the Brasserie Restaurant. We call it "The Casual Side", as it is on the other side (and one floor below) The Brasserie.
In just getting started, we have 5 local beers on tap, and another couple dozen by the bottle. Those numbers will expand as we move forward. We also have excellent house wines, and full bar and great cocktails.
Our appetizer list is fun, extensive, and well priced. We are currently serving happy hour only, but it looks like we may have to extend those hours.
So far we have enjoyed great customer reviews. The food is well received, and it is a chance for people to come into our place in shorts and a t-shirt and get Brasserie quality food and excellent beers and wines.
Here is a sampling of the Happy Hour menu:
Pretty Small Plates
Gazpacho Shooter Summer Tomatoes, Sherry 2.5
Roasted Yukon Gold Wedges Smoked Paprika, Olive Oil, Garden Herbs 2.75
Finely Shaved Brussels Sprouts and Reggiano Lemon & Balsamic Vinaigrette 4.5
Warm Potato and Truffle “Salad” Fried Organic Hen Egg, Leeks and Frisee 5.75
Truffle Popcorn 6
Vegetable Nibbles Farmers Market Vegetables, Pesto Dip & Aioli Dip 3.75
Salad of Tender Greens Brown Butter Vinaigrette, Garlic Squaw Croutons 6.5
Charcuterie Platter House Cured Spicy Capicola, Meats, Chicken Liver Pate, Hard Boiled Egg 10
Tuna Tartare Lemon, Capers, Fresh Herbs, Crème Fraiche 13
Bruschette Four Slices of Bread with Tonight’s Toppings 7
Cheese Plate Fruit, Nuts, Grilled Bread 14
WineSellar Chicken Wings (6) Anaheim Chili’s, Garlic, Goat Cheese & Herb Dressing 8
Duck Confit Taco (2) Shaved Radish & Cilantro Salad, Salsa Roja 6
Pheasant Terrine Summer Berries, Fennel Seed 8
Smoked Duck Sausage (House Made) Braised White Beans, Dijon Mustard, Pancetta 8
Crispy Salmon Pieces Black Beluga Lentils & Summer Squash 7.75
Lamb Burger 8 Oz. Grilled, Spinach, Tomato, Cucumber, Feta, Tzatziki Dressing 10.5
Panini Short Rib, Bacon, Cheese 7
Panini Three Cheese with Tomato 6
Pizzetti Flat Bread,, Basil Pesto, Goat Cheese 8
Ice Cream Scoops Chocolate, Caramel, Vanilla, 2.5 per scoop
Chocolate Truffles 1.5 per