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Jan 8, 2009 07:56 PM

help in S.D. (Mexican)

Iam picking up a special guest that has been in Florida too long. Any suggestions between airport and O'side for a Saturday afternoon lunch. I was thinking Mama Testas. What else ?
TIa, hounds . He'll probably crave a burrito , not tacos .

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    1. re: Josh

      Do you consider that, "...between airport and O'side"?

      1. re: The Old Man

        It is North of the Airport and South of Oceanside...

        1. re: JRSD

          Not to be confrontational (not me) but how is a place 5 miles east of the airport, "north of the airport"? It is slightly north--about 15 degrees--but in no way on the way to Oceanside.

          1. re: The Old Man

            It's not really that far out of the way. It's probably about 10 minutes from the airport, and when you leave you just get on the 805 north.

            1. re: Josh

              As I understand it-it would be worth it.

              1. re: The Old Man

                You didnt ask if it was on the way, only if it was between. Guess that was not as amusing as it sounded in my head...

      2. re: Josh

        I agree but if he's craving a burrito and not tacos (which they don't technically do anyway), I'm not sure if SC fits the bill. Same with Mama Testas for that matter.

        1. re: DougOLis

          Actually, Super Cocina will make burritos if you want them, as well as tacos. They will make burritos or tacos with your choice of any of that day's guisados. If they don't have a guisado that's to her friend's fancy, Super Cocina has outstanding carnitas which would make a damn fine burrito.

      3. Lucha Libre, it's at Washington and India, right off the 5. Love the Holy Moly burrito, I've heard good things about all the other burritos. Bunch of delicious homemade salsas to choose from, and yummy warm chips as well. Tacos are great too.

        Oh, and you can get there without getting on the 5, you just take Pacific Hwy to Washington and make a right on Washington. Lucha Libre is on the left, right next to a liquor store.

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        1. re: maggersmagoo

          I have to second Lucha Libre, though the chicken can be a bit dry. If your friend is looking for a breakfast burrito, go further down San Diego Ave and hit Dos Brasas (best breakfast burritos anywhere).

        2. El Cuervo on Washington Ave. Good, cheap burritos. Nothing fancy but it's all good!