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Sep 30, 2008 09:47 AM

Best Patty Melt in San Diego..

It's 9:40 am and all I can think about is a Patty Melt...grilled rye with extra cheese and grilled onions with lots of thousand on a meduim rare patty..
Kountry Kafe in Poway makes a good one and of course my fav, Longhorn's..
Where do you go for your Patty Melts?

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  1. The Broken Yolk , in PB, very comforting and tasty.

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    1. re: cstr

      Broken Yolk..who would of thought..

    2. well I don't want to make the trip to Longhorn today but maybe I'll head down to Waterfront for a PM

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      1. O'Brien's in KMesa. Pair that with one of their ales; low-maintenance decadance.

        1. Had a Longhorn Patty Melt today. Had'em make it with a Bison patty. American cheese, griddle grease for the bread, and yes, thousand island dressing. And no fancy beer, either, just a tall frosty draft Bud. All in an atmosphere to dovetail with the cuisine.


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          1. re: Fake Name

            Shut Up..
            You are such a brat and love that you did the bison patty melt with the thousand and cold Bud draft..outstanding Fake are ready for your next assignment..
            ; )

            1. re: Beach Chick

              Brat? Too old to be a brat. But today's assignment- I skipped breakfast in anticipation of the calories- is in the photo below. Heartburn, here I come!

              1. re: Fake Name

                What is the thing of beauty in the photo...where can I get some of that?

                1. re: Beach Chick

                  That's a large, wonderful portion of the Chorizo con Huevos from Las Quatros Milpas.


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                  1. re: Fake Name

                    Okay, we all know I don't have much use for Las Cuatros Milpas, but you know what...if you like it, enjoy it and can afford the calories, who cares. All that truly matters is that you like the food you eat and enjoy the process.

            2. re: Fake Name

              did not realize the PM could be had with a bison patty. gotta try it.

            3. Went to Studio Diner last night and noticed it on the menu, but didn't pull the trigger. Have you ever tried it there?

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              1. re: JRSD

                I've had it. It's ok, but nowhere near the best. Get the montecristo. However, on the topic of Patty Melts, The Wagon Wheel in Escondido has the best I've had by far. It's not overly greasy, has a nice patty-to-onion-to-cheese ratio. The onion is about 1/3 in. thick and grilled before going into the sandwich. The fries are house-made, with skins on.