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I-5 eats from San Jose to LA

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kateD Jan 27, 2009 07:15 PM

Anyone know a good place to eat off I-5 going from San Jose to Los Angeles? Not Harris Ranch...but, dinerlike and not too pricey? I've gone to the Apricot Tree and I am not too fond of it. Thanks

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  1. DiveFan RE: kateD Jan 30, 2009 03:25 PM

    Here are a few 'recent' topics on this subject:
    http://chowhound.chow.com/topics/429931
    http://chowhound.chow.com/topics/568986
    http://chowhound.chow.com/topics/548052

    I think that Los Banos is your best bet.

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    1. re: DiveFan
      DiveFan RE: DiveFan Jan 30, 2009 06:35 PM

      Oops - forgot to add my list covering this route:
      http://www.chow.com/lists/375

      1. re: DiveFan
        PolarBear RE: DiveFan Jan 31, 2009 06:14 AM

        Great list, only thing I see missing is the taco truck on Avenue 7 @ 4 miles east of I-5.

        1. re: DiveFan
          DiveFan RE: DiveFan Feb 2, 2009 12:54 PM

          ROFL! Added Rositas truck (Russell and Nees Ave) - is this the same truck? I'd be surprised if the truck locations don't follow the local harvests.

          Another topic on Avenal:
          http://chowhound.chow.com/topics/422871

          1. re: DiveFan
            PolarBear RE: DiveFan Feb 2, 2009 02:16 PM

            That's it, in fact here's an older post from a year and a half ago where you and I discussed it.

            http://chowhound.chow.com/topics/429931

            Note that you can return to S bound I-5 via Russell Ave. without backtracking on Nees.

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