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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

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

    San DIego, CA, San DIego, CA

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    1. re: Captain Jack
      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. :)

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

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      1. re: hye
        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.

        San DIego, CA, San DIego, CA

        1. re: cgfan
          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.

          1. re: hye
            cgfan May 19, 2010 04:19 PM


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

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