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scottrj12 Sep 8, 2006 07:11 PM

Can any hounds out there recommend a spot that has good ceviche? I had a craving for it the other day, and didnt no where to go or who to turn to. Please help!!

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  1. DiningDiva RE: scottrj12 Sep 8, 2006 07:47 PM

    In what city?

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      scottrj12 RE: DiningDiva Sep 8, 2006 08:17 PM

      sorry my mistake. I'm in San Diego. I'd prefer to stay North of Downtown and South of Del Mar. Thanks again!!

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        DiningDiva RE: scottrj12 Sep 8, 2006 09:42 PM

        The ceviche at Chilangos is excellent, as is their coctale de camarones.

        Las Playitas in Kearny Mesa - same shopping center as The Original Pancake House, Sakura and the philly cheese steak place - serves several different varietes of ceviche and is good as well.

    2. Jim Strain RE: scottrj12 Sep 8, 2006 08:58 PM

      I've had ceviche tacos at the Fishery in Pacific Beach. They were messy as all get out, but they were delicious.
      . . . jim strain in san diego.

      1. stevuchan RE: scottrj12 Sep 12, 2006 07:46 PM

        Also in PB is TJ's oyster bar, right next to Vons. Good quality and great price.

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          Captain Jack RE: stevuchan Sep 12, 2006 09:50 PM

          TJ's is an interesting looking place. Have you tried other menu items there? The empapelado looks intriguing to me. Are the seafood products fresh?

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            stevuchan RE: Captain Jack Sep 12, 2006 10:42 PM

            I've only had the ceviche and a few of the seafood cocktails. Kind of hard IMO to judge freshness of ceviche, but it was not mushy and did not "smell". Oysters in my cocktail were plump and tasted of the sea. I need to get to TJ's more often and try some other items. That location, despite being in the busiest parking lot in the nation, seems to be cursed, so it might not be around too long. I will report back.

            Cheers

        2. DiningDiva RE: scottrj12 Sep 13, 2006 02:21 AM

          Oh, jeez, I don't know why I didn't remember this one. Blue Water Grill on India - a couple doors down from El Indio - has wonderful ceviche. It's in the fresh fish display case. They'll give you a free taste. It's spicy and delicious.

          I asked about it once and was told it's the recipe belongs to the grandmother of one of the owners, that they make if fresh daily with whatever they've just gotten in.

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