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Wahoo's near 5 or 405

China Nov 20, 2006 11:55 PM

Hello LA hounds,

My OC husband and I will be driving down to San Diego from San Francisco for Thanksgiving. We were wondering where the first Wahoo's is on the 5 to the 405 route. We could hold out for the Wahoo's on Bristol in Costa Mesa but it would be great if there's one up in LA.


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  1. wilafur RE: China Nov 21, 2006 12:02 AM

    there is one in brentwood, right on wilshire blvd. exit the 405 on wilshire, go west and it is on the NW corner of wilshire and westgate (roughly 3/4 to 1 mile off the 405).

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      mattesq RE: China Nov 21, 2006 12:05 AM

      There is one in San Clemente right off of the 5.

      1. kevin h RE: China Nov 21, 2006 12:09 AM

        There is also one in Valencia before you even hit the 405:

        24230 Valencia Blvd, Valencia, CA

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          shimpiphany RE: China Nov 21, 2006 12:40 AM

          there is also one on bristol near south coast plaza in santa ana/costa mesa, south of the 405.

          oops - just saw you know about that one...

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            China RE: China Nov 21, 2006 12:54 AM

            You guys are incredible! Thanks!

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              hartleypool RE: China Nov 21, 2006 01:07 AM

              The is one is Torrance (about 10 miles south of LAX). Exit Redondo Beach Blvd, turn left off freeway (in the middle lane), make a right on Prairie Avenue. Go about 5 miles, Prairie turns into a street called Madrona. Turn right on Torrance Blvd. Wahoo's on the left hand side, before Hawthorne Blvd. It is probably 20 minutes from the 405 freeway so I don't know if this is close enough. Happy Thanksgiving!


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                esculent RE: China Nov 21, 2006 06:15 PM

                FYI, I noticed that the Wahoo's in Mid-Wilshire will be closed on Thansgiving (don't know if you're driving down that day or not) and this could possibly be a chain-wide thing, so you might want to call beforehand.

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                  China RE: esculent Nov 21, 2006 07:07 PM

                  we'll be driving on Wednesday, but thanks for the heads up. Go LA Hounds!

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                  JohnnyGourmet RE: China Nov 22, 2006 09:51 PM

                  If you are planing on going to the one on Bristol in Costa Mesa. Do your self a favor and make a right when you exit the freeway and head the opposite direction just past the mall and before MacAuthur there's Baja Fish Taco right next to a Ralphs.
                  Their fish tacos are far better Wahoo's.

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