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4 1/2 weeks and fine tuning my chow worthy restaurants

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4 1/2 weeks and fine tuning my chow worthy restaurants

palmtree38 | Aug 24, 2010 07:23 PM

Coming from Toronto to a return trip to SD and have a list of restaurants composed back in the spring and hope they are around or still good choices.. Also kids in tow but well travelled and behaved in restaurants :O) not looking for fancy but good quality good value for meals.

Last holiday
Brigatines for happy hour fish tacos and other items
Georges (la jolla)
Alfonso's (la jolla)
El pescador fish sandwich for lunch
Rapongoos (la jolla)
Point loma seafood . fish sandwich
Casa Guadalajara enjoyed restaurant week fixed menu for hubby and i got full on happy hour freebies at bar with drink specials :O)
Mama Testa's take out (fab)
Sammys for best big ice cream sunday! kids enjoyed this after we enjoyed the Bev and Mo wine sampling time.. great concept that we dont have up our way ..

Upcoming holiday

Super cocina - lunch
Mariscos German truck for fish taco. marlin taco. broth, and not sure what else to order but this will be lunch as well.
Hodads Burger .. hubby and i love food network and he just wants to try a cheese bacon burger lol

Friday night return to Casa Guad.. I know its touristy but good atmosphere for us out of towners to watch mariachis and of course some drink and food specials.then walk around olde towne with hotel shuttle coming to pick us up.

Saturday night looking for seafood night out with no over the top $40 plates and up.. considering
Blue Water Seafood.. sword fish or wahoo sandiwich or plate . calamari . red snapper with chipotle on roll with blue cheese and pepper jack (not sure who recommended this last winter but we have been drooling with this combo suggestion)

We are staying near little italy and looking at blue water and another one that lost my brain something fish market.. not sure which would be better.

Return trip on last day for pick up at Mama Testas for dinner to relax by pool at hotel with good meal and salsa samplers before heading back next day. IMPORTANT looking at reviews of mama testas on yelp and it appears that since the throwdown on food network most reviews are down hill now????????????? we went prior to this show and like the food..

What am I missing here on my list from what I didnt get to see last time and should include this trip..?????

good atmposhere non stuffy that we can go home and say wow what a great place..

Ie georges for lunch very memorable as the roof top view..
mariachis and atmosphere that was fun at casa guad
etc etc

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Mama Testa
1417 University Ave Ste A, San Diego, CA 92103

Hodads Restaurant
5010 Newport Ave, San Diego, CA 92107

Casa Guadalajara
4105 Taylor St, San Diego, CA 92110

Blue Water Seafood
3667 India St, San Diego, CA 92103

Mariscos German truck
Cable St and Santa Monica Ave, San Diego, CA

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