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I'm going to find myself in Fullerton late Friday afternoon. We figured we would have dinner out. Any suggestions on the way between Fullerton and Los Angeles. Please no Chinese, Thai, etc., anything else would be great. TIA

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    1. In down town Fullerton, Roscoe's Deli is not bad for big sandwiches and beer and El Fortin on Commonwealth has excellent food (my friend said the mole was like her grandma' s and I was the only person in the place who was not a native speaker of Spanish). People say that Lee's on Harbor is the McDonald's of Bahn Mi, but it will do in a pinch.

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      1. re: teach

        FYI, El Fortin is Oaxacan and has good moles.

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        El Fortin
        700 E Commonwealth Ave, Fullerton, CA 92831

      2. Here's a couple good threads:
        http://chowhound.chow.com/topics/395190 --Wasting Gas In Fullerton
        http://chowhound.chow.com/topics/555262 --Casual dinner in Fullerton/Anaheim vicinity

        In short, your best bets in Fullerton (fairly close off the 91) are Ruta's (fresh salads, sandwiches & great coffee), The Olde Ship (English) and The Cellar (for pricey French-ish fair); all are right off Harbor Blvd.

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        The Cellar
        305 North Harbor Blvd, Fullerton/Anaheim, CA 92832

        Rutabegorz Restaurant
        211 N Pomona Ave, Fullerton, CA 92832

        The Olde Ship
        709 N Harbor Blvd, Fullerton, CA 92832

        1. Taps in Brea on Imperial Hwy is quite nice. They have great seafood dishes (drunken mahi mahi, ahi tuna, chilean sea bass, oysters) and chops. The bar is great, and the staff is really knowledgeable and attentive.

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          Taps Fish House & Brewery
          101 E. Imperial Hwy., Brea, CA 92821