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Jun 12, 2007 03:19 PM

Birthday in San Diego...

I'm taking my boyfriend to San Diego (from south Orange County) for his birthday. I was planning on going to The Shout House for some entertainment since it was recommended by friends as a total blast. I took a look at their online menu... doesn't look too special for dinner, maybe just drinks.

Any locals know of a good/fun place to eat near The Shout House? I'm not looking for fine dining (he's a meat and potatoes kind of guy) but something fun.


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  1. You are close to Cafe Chloe which is a nice restaurant for a birthday dinner. I wouldn't call it a fun place but a nice relaxed place which is not too upscale. And their steak & frites is really good.

    1. The Mr. Tiki Mai Tai Lounge is only a couple blocks away, there's something for everyone there.

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      1. re: dabizomb

        Ooh, that looks fun. I think I'll give it a whirl. I'm not sure if I want to go there for me or him... but we'll have fun. :)

      2. Fleming's Steakhouse is in the vicinity. Upscale steakhouse with lively vibe and good food. Oceanaire if your meat and potatoes kind of guy is into seafood and potatoes. They have a hash browns that are to die for!

        Cafe Chloe is excellent but a different vibe than Fleming's and Oceanaire. French bistro style food, cheese and bread plates, excellent pomme frites w/ dipping sauces.