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brix May 19, 2010 02:03 AM

Where is the best seafood restaurant in San Diego?

  1. Captain Jack May 19, 2010 09:26 AM

    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

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

    Oceanaire
    San DIego, CA, San DIego, CA

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      Ewilensky May 19, 2010 10:49 AM

      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)

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      hye May 19, 2010 08:30 AM

      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. :)

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

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        cgfan May 19, 2010 10:35 AM

        ...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.

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        Oceanaire
        San DIego, CA, San DIego, CA

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          hye May 19, 2010 04:05 PM

          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.

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            cgfan May 19, 2010 04:19 PM

            :-)

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

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