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Jul 14, 2006 02:30 AM

Does anyone remember Desmond's Indian Restaurant? Need new location

Many years ago the best Indian restaurant in San Diego County was Desmond's in Oceanside/Vista area. This was a family owned restaurant - not a chain. They then moved to La Jolla but had to leave when the rent became too high. I lost track of them at that point but understand that they were around downtown / Hillcrest area.

Does anyone know if they are still in business, have another restaurant. Their food was the best.

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  1. I remember Desmond's,
    My buddy Lary and I ordered the Lamb Vindaloo at full heat. The owner smiled knowingly. To this day it was one of the hottest dishes we had ever had and we like spicey food. No clue on where they are now though.


    1. Although this post is 6 years old, I am hoping Maureen will still receive it.
      Yes, I remember Desmond when the restaurant was in Oceanside. I was stationed in Camp Pendleton. I practically lived there. Loved the food.
      I lost touch with them, though. I started a search on Google and ran across your post of 6 ears ago, Maureen. If by now you have located Desmond's, I would like to hear from you.
      I am planning on visiting the San Diego area soon. If they are still in business, I would surely drop by there.


      Iwan A. El Wanni