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Apr 22, 2009 12:54 PM

SD: I got $10 bucks..where to go?

I have more but why spend it if I don't have to.
Beach Chick needs a challenge..what's good for under $10 bucks?

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  1. The BLT at Bread on Market - $8.25

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    1. re: DiningDiva

      Hmm, a few of my favorite cheap eats places in San Diego:

      1) Smoked marlin tacos at Mariscos German
      2) Just about anything out of Las Cuatro Milpas
      3) The Chicken Pie Shop down on University.
      4) Surati Farsan Mart
      5) Bull Taco
      6) A sandwich at the OB Co-Op

      1. re: oerdin

        Love the OB's been quite are their sandwiches?
        Going to the Black, Farmer's Market and the OB Co-Op..priceless!

    2. 3 empanadas at Puerto La Boca.

      1. 4 Milpas (see image provided) or a bowl of pho, #33 at Saigon, from which just came home.

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        1. re: Fake Name

          If you are trying to google it, it is called Las Cuatros Milpas, it is very good.

          Las Cuatros Milpas
          1857 Logan Ave, San Diego, CA

          1. re: Fake Name

            Nice photo FN, I can almost make out the meat chunks in the salsa.

          2. 7.50 for a cheeseburger (Beef or Chicken), fries and a drink at HODADS.
            A complete meal. With tax and a tip, you would still stay under 10, I calculated it to be a total of 9.50, out the door.

            1. Burger at Burger Lounge - filling enough you don't need fries. $8
              K Sandwiches - banh mi, none more than $4
              Super Cocina - two entrees, rice, beans and tortillas. $8
              Pizzeria Luigi - two slices, $5
              Mona Lisa Deli - soppressata sandwich, $6
              Pete's Meats - All sandwiches under $7
              Bread & Cie - All sandwiches under $8
              Saigon - pho, $6
              Surati Farsan Mart - South Indian food, most items around $3-4
              Mama's Lebanese Bakery - Baba ghannouj wrap, $6

              Ever since Hodad's featuring on Food Network and CNN, the line is down the block. Which if you've eaten there you know is totally ridiculous.

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              1. re: Josh

                What Josh said plus:
                Mariscos German - 1 Gobernador taco and 1 Smoked Marlin taco
                Sab-E-Lee - pretty much everything is around $7 (green papaya salad, spicy mint leaves w/ stewed pork legs, panang curry, spicy raw beef, catfish larb)
                Tacos El Paisa - 1 Adobada taco + 1 Lengua taco + 1 Cabeza taco

                1. re: DougOLis

                  sorry but in fairness to Sab-E-Lee one item just doesn't make a meal, you owe your tastebuds 2 items.

                  1. re: MrKrispy

                    I normally do get 2 items but I can rarely eat them both so I'll usually get 2 meals out of it.

                    1. re: DougOLis

                      Bring a friend who also has $10 and go Halfsies!!

                2. re: Josh

                  Maybe BC likes fries, give her a full meal for that 10 spot.

                  1. re: cstr

                    I've had many a meal at Burger Lounge made up of nothing more than their cheeseburger. It's a substantial amount of meat and bread. I couldn't eat an order of fries with it, and I'm not a small man.