Brigantine Restaurant, Coronado

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1333 Orange AVe (619) 435-4166

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    Brigantine Restaurant: Good food, great atmosphere, lots of money

    by racheljapi Updated Apr 4, 2011

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    Starters

    Brigantine Crab Cakes
    Our signature crab cakes on a bed of tomato-basil salsa with pesto aioli.

    Calamari Strips
    Dusted with Italian breadcrumbs and served with cocktail sauce and jalapeño cream sauce.

    Jumbo Shrimp Cocktail
    With diced celery, cocktail sauce and horseradish.

    Smoked Salmon Summer Rolls
    Smoked king salmon wrapped in tender rice paper with julienne cucumber, tomato, cilantro, onion and pickled ginger aioli. Served with red ginger dipping sauce.

    Oysters on the Half Shell
    Served with cocktail sauce and tart lemon.

    Oysters Rockefeller
    A half-dozen traditional Rockefellers with Pernod-laced spinach, crisp bacon and Parmesan aioli.

    Smoked Chicken Taquitos
    Served with jalapeño cream sauce & tropical mango salsa.

    Blackened Ahi Cozumel
    Pacific tuna seared rare and served with tropical mango salsa and balsamic glaze.

    Clams Bordelaise
    One pound of steamed littlenecks in a white wine broth served with sourdough garlic toast.

    Mesquite Smoked Salmon
    Served with sauce rémoulade and crispy bagel chips.

    Tequila Scallops
    Broiled scallops topped with jalapeño cream sauce and garnished with crispy tortilla strips.

    Crab & Shrimp Lumpia
    Crab and shrimp wrapped in lumpia and served with red ginger dipping sauce.

    Salads

    Portofino Salad with Grilled Swordfish
    Crisp romaine tossed with seasonal vegetables, herbs and Parmesan cheese, drizzled with sun-dried tomato vinaigrette and topped with grilled swordfish.

    Cobb Salad
    Fresh lettuce topped with chicken, crisp bacon, tomatoes, sliced egg, avocado & bleu cheese with our own Cobb vinaigrette.

    California Summer Salad with Grilled Chicken
    Crumbled goat cheese, candied pecans, Granny Smith apples, gresh herbs & smoked bacon tossed with crisp summer lettuce & creamy basil dressing.

    Grilled Tenderloin Cobb Salad
    Tender slices of beef tenderloin paired with avocado, crisp bacon, tomatoes and crumbled blue cheese dressing.

    Jumbo Shrimp Louie
    Pacific shrimp with crisp lettuce, avocado, cucumber, tomato, sliced egg and our housemade dressing.

    Favorite Dish: Local Favorites

    Crown City Shrimp
    Mexican shrimp stuffed with blue crab meat, wrapped in bacon and served on a bed of jalapeño sauce.

    Grilled New York Steak
    Topped with sun-dried tomato basil butter and served with garden fresh vegetables & baked potato.

    Rack of Lamb Dijonnaise
    Tender New Zealand lamb slow-roasted with an herbal crust, and served with sherry mint sauce and sour creame mashed potatoes.

    Clam Pasta
    Littleneck clams steamed and served on a bed on linguini with your choice of marinara sauce or seasoned wine broth.

    Entrees

    Grilled Marinated Fresh Swordfish
    Marinated in soy, dijon, lemon and garlic. Served with avocado-lime butter, lemon rice pilaf and garden fresh vegetables.

    Wok-Charred Ahi
    Fresh Pacific tuna steak blackened in a traditional Japanese method and served with wok-tossed vegetables & wasabi-shoyu butter sauce.

    Pan Roasted King Salmon
    With wheat salad niçoise, tomato fondue and shaved fennel.

    Macadamia Coconut Shrimp
    Jumbo Mexican shrimp lightly breaded in chopped macadamia nuts and coconut, and served with tropical plum sauce and garlic mashed potatoes.

    Calamari Doré
    Egg-battered with capers & lemon, and served with lemon rice pilaf and fresh vegetables.

    Breast of Chicken Tequila
    Sautéed with mushrooms, tequila & mild jalapeño cream, and served with garden fresh vegetables and lemon rice pilaf.

    Alaskan King Crab Legs
    One full pound of Alaska's finest crab steamed to perfection and served with lemon butter.

    California Oscar
    Twin 4-ounce English top sirloin steaks wrapped in applewood-smoked bacon an topped with crab meat & béarnaise aioli. Served with garlic mashed potatoes & garden fresh vegetables.

    Filet Mignon with Whiskey Peppercorn Sauce
    8-oz. filet mignon wrapped in bacon and charbroiled and served with garden fresh vegetables and baked potato.

    I LOVE the Wok-Charred Ahi. It is a must try.

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    The Brigantine Seafood Restaurant: A Local Favorite!

    by lmkluque Updated Jun 11, 2013

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    The Brigantine Seafood Restaurant is very popular with the "locals" but not one of my favorites only because there are no ocean/bay views which I really enjoy and they are open only during meal hours. This is not a place you can stop at anytime during the day/evening.

    Update:

    It seems that they have reconsidered their hours and are open from 11:30 am to 10:00 pm Monday through Sunday. Nice job!

    I have eaten here often and have to admit that it does have it's good qualities. It is nicely decorated, has several dining room options. A large room, great for larger parties, with tables open to other tables, here there is a view of sorts, along Orange Avenue, so if you like people watching this would be a good place for it. There is a very small outdoor seating section. They also have a more private dining option that I like most. High backed booths that give a sense of seclusion and privacy. They also have a lounge area as well as a full service bar.

    The service is attentive and efficient.

    Favorite Dish: The food served here is basically American, seafood, steaks, pasta and some popular fried foods.

    My favorite dish depends upon my mood. I like most of the seafood items and wine or Prime Rib and a Martini. The food is very good and that's one of the reasons it's such a popular place.

    They also offer Happy Hours and this would be a good way to sample their cuisine if you are on a budget.

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