A Culinary Odyssey to Spain in the Heart of San Diego

Discover the essence of Spain without leaving San Diego at Costa Brava. Nestled in Pacific Beach, our restaurant offers an authentic Spanish dining experience. Join us for a taste of Spain in Southern California.

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Food

Costa Brava invites diners to indulge in a culinary voyage through the diverse flavors of Spain. Our menu is a tantalizing fusion of traditional Spanish dishes and modern interpretations, crafted with the finest and freshest ingredients. From the savory allure of tapas bursting with Mediterranean flavors to the rich and aromatic paellas that evoke the spirit of coastal Spain, each dish at Costa Brava is a masterpiece of taste and texture. With a dedication to authenticity and innovation, our food offers a true taste of Spain, ensuring a memorable dining experience that captivates the senses and leaves a lasting impression.
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Wine

Costa Brava’s wine selection is a delightful exploration of Spanish viticulture, carefully curated to complement our exquisite cuisine. From bold Tempranillos to crisp Albariños, each bottle reflects Spain’s rich winemaking traditions and terroir. Whether you’re a seasoned wine enthusiast or a curious novice, our knowledgeable staff is on hand to guide you through our selection, ensuring the perfect pairing for your dining experience. With a commitment to quality and authenticity, Costa Brava’s wine collection adds an extra layer of sophistication and enjoyment to your culinary journey, inviting you to savor the flavors of Spain in every sip.
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Culture

Costa Brava offers an inviting and enchanting ambiance that transports you to the lively streets of Spain. Our warm and rustic decor, infused with Mediterranean influences, creates a cozy and intimate atmosphere perfect for romantic dinners or gatherings with friends. The sounds of Spanish melodies and the buzz of conversation fill the air, setting the stage for an immersive dining experience. Whether you choose a quiet corner or a central table, Costa Brava’s ambiance invites you to savor the flavors of Spain in a setting that captures the essence of this vibrant culture, making every visit a memorable journey.

A Spanish Serenade

Costa Brava offers a captivating musical ambiance that enhances your dining experience. As you step inside, the enchanting sounds of Spanish melodies and the soul-stirring strumming of a flamenco guitar embrace you, transporting you to the vibrant streets of Spain. This authentic musical backdrop, featuring the passionate and rhythmic cadences of traditional Spanish tunes, creates an atmosphere of authenticity and warmth. Whether you’re enjoying an intimate dinner for two or sharing a meal with friends, the music at Costa Brava adds an extra layer of charm to your visit, immersing you in the rich cultural tapestry of Spain without overwhelming conversation. It’s not just dining; it’s a sensory journey that celebrates the heart and soul of Spanish culture right here in San Diego.

Edward "El Pescadito" Fishwick

- Guitarist -
"Flamencos anonimos"

Wednesdays
6:30PM-9:30PM

Edward Fishwick began studying flamenco in the summer of 1993, the same day he heard the world-renowned virtuoso guitarist Paco de Lucía for the first time. From that day on, he dedicated himself to learning and playing this fantastic Spanish music.


Fishwick began performing professionally in 1997, bringing this unique art to a wide variety of special events including weddings, corporate gatherings, private parties, and benefits. His audiences have included the Miss Budweiser powerboat racing team, acclaimed Spanish artist Royo, and Tonight Show host Jay Leno. Additionally, he performs in various ensembles and as an accompanist for flamenco singers and dancers. In 2005 Edward made his first trip to Andalucía, the southern most region of Spain, and the cradle of flamenco. There he studied with some of the greatest guitarists in Spain including David Serva, Emilio Maya, Paco Cortés and Rafael Santiago “Habichuela”. He returned to San Diego later that year to resume his musical studies at San Diego State University.

"Taranto"

"Fandangos"

"Bulerias"

Jesus Soriano

- Guitarist -

Thursdays & Sundays
6:30PM-9:30PM

“Born and raised in Madrid, Spain, Jesus Soriano started performing when he was fifteen years old, two years after receiving his first guitar as a Christmas present. He played in several rock bands while in his teens, and moonlighted as a folk musician in several “Tunas and Estudiantinas”. Besides Flamenco, he pays special attention to old, traditional songs from different regions of Spain, and he particularly enjoys popular music with a strong social content. He came to San Diego directly from Madrid and he has performed in many local restaurants, as well as several TV programs representing the House of Spain with his catalonian partner Ben Garrido. One of his favourite quotes is “Just because I do it, doesn’t mean I’m good at it”.

A Spanish Oasis in Pacific Beach

Costa Brava boasts an inviting and stylish bar area that adds a dynamic dimension to your dining experience. The bar, adorned with warm wood accents and a contemporary Spanish flair, invites you to unwind and savor handcrafted cocktails inspired by the vibrant spirit of Spain. Whether you’re seated at the bar itself or in one of the cozy adjacent lounge areas, you’ll find a curated selection of Spanish wines, artisanal spirits, and craft beers to complement your visit.

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Costa Brava's Happy Hour:
A Taste of Spain at Unbeatable Prices!

1/2 price Sangria and a selected menu of Tapas at 1/2 price. Except certain holidays. Walk-ins only for Happy Hour so be sure to arrive early!

Wednesdays & Thursdays
5PM-6PM

E-Gift Cards are Available!

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