I used to visit my Great Aunt in OB yearly, but haven't been back since she passed away. I'm excited to return to beautiful, warm San Diego April 2-6. We're staying at La Pensione in Little Italy and we'll have a car. I've scoured the message board and some additional sources, and here's a list of possibilities for the trip. The trend is inexpensive/ethnic/unique to San Diego- we'll gladly sacrifice atmosphere for good eats.
If there is something that fits in the list that is a must-visit or if there are any recs for the area around our hotel, the advice is appreciated!There were a few French/bistro type restaurants that seemed to get high marks from local chowhounds, but unfortunately that's not really our kind of food...or budget!...so they're not on this list.
Also, any recs for good smoothies? I miss fresh-fruit smoothies from the west coast!
4030 Goldfinch St.
875 Prospect Street, La Jolla
Pacific Rim- 1/2 price happy hour
1985 El Cajon (just off Park Blvd)
Berta's Latin American Restaurant
3928 Twiggs Street (at Congress)
3731 India St, San Diego, CA 92103
Thai grilled chicken
Bandar Fine Persian Cuisine
825 and 837 Fourth Avenue, Gaslamp, 619-238-0101. In a
Mama's Bakery and Lebanese Deli
4237 Alabama St. (one block south of El Cajon Blvd)