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San Diego from NYC for 5 days/4 nights

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Trying to eal like a local would. Nothing that is a cuisine that is oversaturated in New york or which New York does better.

Some of my ideas:

Lunch:
Super Cocina
Mariscos German
In n' Out
Point LOma Seafood

Dinner:
Cafe Chloe
Kaito or Sushi Ota
Occeannairre

What do you guys think? Also, need breakfast suggestions, pho/ramen or Thai suggestions and any other can't miss suggestions. Will be headed there in two days. Thanks all.

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Cafe Chloe
721 9th Ave, San Diego, CA 92101

Super Cocina
3627 University Ave., San Diego, CA 92104

Sushi Ota
4529 Mission Bay Dr, San Diego, CA 92109

Mariscos German
3515 University Ave, San Diego, CA 92104

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  1. Oceanaire is very similar to Lure Fishbar in Soho and Lure is much better. I would skip it.
    San Diego has great craft beer--maybe switch in one of our many beer oriented restaurants like the Linkery, Ritual or Blind Lady Ale House instead.

    Other then that your choices look great, I would do Kaito over Ota.

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    Linkery
    3794 30th St, San Diego, CA 92104

    Oceanaire
    San DIego, CA, San DIego, CA

    Blind Lady Ale House
    3416 Adams Ave, San Diego, CA

    1. I would drop In n' Out - nothing memorable. If you look for good burgers there are a number of good places in SD - Starlite, Alchemy, Urban Solace which also have a focus on local ingredients and are all worth visit to experience local cuisine.

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      1. re: honkman

        C'mon, there are no animal fries in our neck of the woods! ;)

      2. Agree w/ honkman, In-N-Out is nothing special. Burger Lounge is similar, local, and much better.

        1. I've been on a Wa Dining Okan kick lately. I wouldn't miss it. Fantastic lunch, incredible tapas dinners. Its my current San Diego favorite restaurant

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          Wa Dining Okan
          3860 Convoy St., #110, San Diego, CA 92111

          1. Sab e Lee has great Thai food. For fish, I like The Fishery more than Oceanaire except that Oceanaire has a great deal for happy hour.

            Definitely agree with seeking out some beer-centric locales and the Stone World Bistro is an incredible setting with fantastic beer. The food can be hit or miss for me, but my last lunch there was very good. It is not centrally located and is a pretty far drive, but a good choice if you are headed to the Wild Animal Park.

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            Oceanaire
            San DIego, CA, San DIego, CA