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Brazen BBQ Smokehouse & Bar

441 Washington St, San Diego, CA 92103-2111
619-816-1990
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Overview
  • Excellent45%
  • Very good27%
  • Average16%
  • Poor8%
  • Terrible4%
Travellers talk about
“brisket” (25 reviews)
“tri tip” (5 reviews)
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CUISINES
American, Barbecue, Bar, Pub
PRICE
$$ - $$$
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LOCATION
441 Washington St, San Diego, CA 92103-2111
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1 - 10 of 89 reviews

Reviewed 5 August 2017

Enjoyed lunch at Brazen BBQ in August 2017- great meal, good service, tater tots and fries were great, reasonable Price.....when back in San Diego, we will be back for sure.

Thank dcwiii2312
Reviewed 23 July 2017

Brazen BBQ Smokehouse and Bar is great for lunch or dinner. There is indoor and outdoor seating. The food is good with a definite Southern influence. The sides are great--especially the Brussel sprouts. We, unfortunately, did not have the fries. They looked crispy and well...More

Thank Lew B
Reviewed 10 December 2016 via mobile

On a visit to San Diego we tried this place three years ago and really enjoyed it. On this trip I ordered the combo brisket and barbecue ribs. The service was quick and the order didn't take very long. I also have the mashed potatoes...More

Thank silvertips2015
Reviewed 21 November 2016

Open air restaurant in downtown San Diego with its own parking lot. Lots of yummie smokehouse meat in my "Smokehouse Salad." They accommodated my gluten-free need but still served salad with onion straws so it had to be remade $9.99. My husband had the Brisket...More

Thank Chipsters56
Reviewed 7 November 2016

Everything about their food is amazing--from the moist meat, to the delicious sauces and rubs. Their sides are yummy, too. The restaurant decor is wonderful.

Thank Lynnbrownstone
Reviewed 27 October 2016

The food was fantastic! The location was across from the hotel and there are other restaurants and bars located in the area.

Thank johnmK4883LR
Reviewed 17 September 2016

I usually don't care for BBQ but I tried Brazen once, mostly thanks to the way it smelled, and now I go every time I'm in San Diego. I highly recommend the brisket, but my favorite is the tri-tip. My husband is all about the...More

Thank JupiterCherry
Reviewed 4 September 2016 via mobile

The restaurant atmosphere was great. The outdoor seating was nice with a great View. The beef brisket was very tender and moist and you was able to add your own sauce which made it excellent. The chili with the beans and brisket was on point....More

Thank David G
Reviewed 2 September 2016 via mobile

Menu said that the Texas brisket was "juicy" - not! Plenty of meat, but it was very lean and required quite a bit of chewing and sauce to eat it. Mashed potatoes were good.

Thank PiedmontWalker
Reviewed 27 August 2016 via mobile

Nice bbq, quick seated service, we had a mixture of chicken, pork, brisket along with Texas toast and cornbread. The food was quickly served and full of flavour. I wasn't a big fan of the toast but the pulled pork was delicious. Easy to find...More

Thank JimUtd
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Cuisine
American, Barbecue, Bar, Pub
Meals
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Groups, Child-friendly, Kids
Open Hours
Sunday
09:30 - 21:30
Monday
11:00 - 21:30
Tuesday
11:00 - 21:30
Wednesday
11:00 - 21:30
Thursday
11:00 - 21:30
Friday
11:00 - 22:30
Saturday
11:00 - 22:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 441 Washington St, San Diego, CA 92103-2111
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  San Diego
  • Phone Number: 619-816-1990
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