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May 1, 2007 08:55 PM

cheap eats in the marina?

Looking for recs for somewhere to grab lunch after a job interview in the marina tomorrow. I'll be off scott street. Gonna be + good, obviously. i did a search, got ONE measly result :(

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  1. Weird, what are you using as search terms? I'm popping up much more than that on the cheap in the Marina. Be sure you filter by board.

    Here are a few suggestions to get you started, (all price ranges


    Break a leg!

    1. Barney's is my favorite. Asqew and Squat and Gobble are also pretty good. Some peope like Lettus, but I don't.

      If you want something inexpensive but more real restaurant-like, try Bejarong Thai.

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      1. re: whiner

        I used to live in the marina and Barney's used to be my favorite as well, but over the years the quality of the food has declined, due to the complete change in staff, still not a bad place though.

        If you don't mind burritos, there's a small little place called "Los Hermanos" on Chestnut and Fillmore, across from a "Pizza of My Heart", and IMO, they have the best burrito I've ever had, but ONLY ONE SPECIFIC burrito, it's called the Super Chicken burrito, make sure you get the chicken in salsa, not the grilled chicken. I always took it home and splashed some tabasco on it (it's still good if you don't have tabasco). The sauce that the chicken is simmering in makes the burrito juicy and also melts the cheddar cheese they add which makes it ooey and gooey. God I miss that place....

      2. Home Plate on Lombard, around Scott or Pierce (can't remember). It's really a greasy-spoon breakfastie place but most everything is made fresh or housemade, including the scones (free) and sausage. Great eggs. Seems to be one of those love or hate places.

        There's also Pluto's, small chain, healthy, big salads. Pretty good, love or hate thing again.

        1. Los Hermanos does make fine burritos. As does Andale.

          Pizza My Heart closed, but that is ok, it wasn't very good. Both East Coast Amicis (Lombard and Steiner now) and Pizza Orgasmica (Fillmore about a block and a half south of Lombard, technically in Cow Hollow) make good pizza, though. Amicis is by the pie only, I believe.

          1. I would get the $11 pizza Romana or $12 Margherita at A16. It makes quite a substantial lunch and is delicious. Other option is an order of meatballs and sop all the sauce with some bread. If you stick to water or iced tea you can get out of there for under $20 including tax and tip.