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May 19, 2010 02:03 AM

Best Seafood

Where is the best seafood restaurant in San Diego?

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  1. I'd say Kaito Sushi in Encinitas, but I don't think that's what you're asking and I don't want to steal cgfan's thunder. :)

    Kaito Sushi
    130-A N El Camino Real, Encinitas, CA 92024

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    1. re: hye

      ...but it's worth noting that Sushi at any of San Diego's seafood houses is a joke.

      For Sushi go to a Sushi bar. (...and for this I'd suggest Kaito...)

      For seafood go to a seafood house. (...and for this I'd suggest Oceanaire...)

      Never should their respective specialties be confused with each other, though it often happens on these boards.

      San DIego, CA, San DIego, CA

      1. re: cgfan

        To a marine biologist (like me), there's no functional difference between sushi and seafood (except that one is a subset of the latter): they both result in organisms harvested from the marine environment.

        1. re: hye


          ...was just referring to their colloquial use in my post, but point noted.

    2. What price point are you looking for? Here are some alternatives:

      Inexpensive and casual: Point Loma Seafoods.

      Upscale and expensive: Oceanaire Seafood Room.

      In the middle: The Fishery

      Point Loma Seafoods
      2805 Emerson St, San Diego, CA 92106

      San DIego, CA, San DIego, CA

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      1. re: Captain Jack

        I'll also add: Blue Water Market and Grill (inexspensive and casual)

        If you have access to a kitchen - Catalina Offshore Products

        Don't miss the Uni man at the Little Italy Farmer's Market on Saturdays.

        I guess we should add Searocket Bistro to this list as well (middle)