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seeking apps /drinks type venue in San Diego

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babymaven May 13, 2009 07:34 PM

we are looking for a place for 16 guests to get together for cocktails and light food. wine steals is booked but that type of idea. We are foodies on a budget and would be fine with good pub type food or even good pizza with a good atmosphere. Suggestions needed asap. Thanks!!

  1. Fake Name May 13, 2009 07:39 PM

    Depends on time of day. I'd call Blind Lady and try to make arrangements for a group.

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      babymaven May 13, 2009 07:55 PM

      great suggestion. I was thinking of that place as I loved the pizza and beer. we are looking at sat night which may be tricky.

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        Beach Chick May 13, 2009 09:26 PM

        Basic has great pizza and beer in the Gaslamp..never been to Blind Lady, but if Fakey says its good, thats good as gold!

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        bethsd May 13, 2009 09:38 PM

        Mosaic Wine Bar in North Park is similar to Wine Steals- you can buy whole bottles and only pay a $5 corkage fee which makes it a fantastic deal for a large party (and even for 2 of us). You can take any bottles that you don't finish home with you. They also have a good selection of flatbread pizzas. They will reserve a space in the back that's great for mingling- couches and high tops- if you call in advance. Or, you can get a large table by the window if it's a nice day.

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          mcgrath May 14, 2009 09:31 AM

          Third Corner in Ocean Beach fills the bill I believe.

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            P Macias May 14, 2009 05:17 PM

            To accomodate a party of 16 you'd pretty much have to sit outside at 3rd Corner.
            But it would be great if it were warm enough.

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              stevuchan May 15, 2009 07:37 AM

              Been a couple months for me, but I remember a lounge area between the dining room and the patio that would accommodate 16.

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