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kitchenhag Jan 8, 2009 07:56 PM

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. Josh RE: kitchenhag Jan 9, 2009 12:02 PM

    Super Cocina

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    1. re: Josh
      The Old Man RE: Josh Jan 9, 2009 12:03 PM

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

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        JRSD RE: The Old Man Jan 9, 2009 01:19 PM

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

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          The Old Man RE: JRSD Jan 9, 2009 01:43 PM

          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
            Josh RE: The Old Man Jan 9, 2009 01:58 PM

            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.

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              The Old Man RE: Josh Jan 9, 2009 02:00 PM

              As I understand it-it would be worth it.

              1. re: The Old Man
                JRSD RE: The Old Man Jan 9, 2009 02:39 PM

                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
        DougOLis RE: Josh Jan 9, 2009 02:29 PM

        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
          Josh RE: DougOLis Jan 11, 2009 07:33 PM

          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.

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        maggersmagoo RE: kitchenhag Jan 9, 2009 02:37 PM

        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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          jmtreg RE: maggersmagoo Jan 14, 2009 10:18 AM

          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).

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          daantaat RE: kitchenhag Jan 9, 2009 07:25 PM

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

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