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California Cheap Eats Comfort Food

FrugalDanny | Jan 31, 2009 09:14 PM

I've been creating Google Satellite Maps of above average cheap eats comfort food places for cities across America on my website.

I recently started maps for California SD SF & LA
I've been to some of the ones below. Lived in Sf & Bay Area from 67-94. Spent time in LA SD & rest of CA and visit but need more current input from anyone who would want to share their hard earned experience finding out the places worth spending their time money effort and digestion on.

Please check my profile here to find out what I'm about. I will also put a credit to this thread on the variious Ca pages.

I've found through the other chow threads that comfort food is evolving here in America. It isn't just hamburgers pizza bbq hot dogs mexican chinese and diner food anymore. For some cities it's also Pakistani BBQ or Viet Pho.....I expect Californians to expand my definition of American cheap comfort food even more than portland philly chicago boston austin have already....

Here are the ones I've selected so far
If I'm off base on them let me know.
Looking forward to hearing from you.

California
Bakesale Betty's
Oakland

Bette's Oceanview Diner
Berkeley

Brophy Brothers
Santa Barbara

Casper's Hot Dogs
Hayward

Chart Room Restaurant
Crescent City

Chicken Pie Shop
Fresno

Coast Cafe
Bolinas

Duarte's Tavern
Pescadero

Fenton's Creamery
Oakland

Harbor Fish & Chips
Oceanside

Hitching Post
Casmalia

Loulou's Griddle In the Middle
Monterey

Squeeze Inn
Sacramento

Taqueria Guadalajara
San Leandro

Taqueria Ramiro & Sons
Alameda

Taylor's Automatic Refresher
St Helena

Val's Burgers
Hayward

SF
Bill's Place
Blue Light Cafe
Burger Joint
Cafe Trieste
Capri Ristorante Pizza
Dottie's True Blue Cafe
Giorgio's Pizzeria
Grubstake
Little Star Pizza
Mama's On Washington Square
Mario's Bohemian Cigar Store Cafe
Pacific Cafe
Reds Java House
St Francis Fountain & Candy
Swan Oyster Depot
Tommaso Ristorante Italiano
Tony's Cable Car Restaurant

I have an extensive list of SF Taquerias that I don't have time listing here - please go to my profile for access to that site.

SD
Acapulco Mexican Restaurant
Bronx Pizza
Emilianos Mexican Restaurant
Hob Nob Hill
Hodad's Restaurant
J V's Mexican Food
Kono's Surf Club Cafe
Mama Testa
Mission So Ma
Ortega’s
Phil's BBQ
South Beach Bar & Grill
Tin Fish Gaslamp

LA
I have a huge listing of LA joints (thanks to the LA chows!)I don't have the strength or time to list here - please check my site through my profile for those.

Thank you ! Look forward to hearing from you.

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