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Recent Great Cheap Eats in San Diego

It would be great if anyone wanted to contribute and update this thread.

- Pizza at Newport Pizza in Ocean Beach (ideally accompanied by a beer :-) I love the crust here and the wonderous yeasty smell of the place.

- Grilled Pork Banh Mi at Pho Point Loma - one of the best grilled pork Banh mi's Ive had!

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  1. ramen at Yakyukori Yakitori and Ramen

    1. KR how cheap is cheap :-) What price range are we talking about?

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      1. re: DiningDiva

        well i would say under 10 bucks but the two i gave were under 5 each

      2. Super Concina, had pork in adobo sauce, $3.99 for a small plate, great size for lunch. You can also get a large for $5.99 or a combo choice of 2 for $7.99.

        Marisco's Truck on Univ & 35th., fish taco for $.99 with soup. Always great.

        1. Ranch 99 takeout counter after 7pm. 2 items + white rice for $2.59

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          1. re: Green_Turtle

            Wow, that's an amazing deal. Too bad I don't live closer.

            Clearly, they're trying to move the food out before they close so they don't have to toss it. How's the quality of the products and how's the freshness?

            1. re: DiningDiva

              You're right, it's whatever is sitting in the steam trays at the end of the day. It's still good though since it was probably cooked in the afternoon for the dinner rush.

              1. re: Green_Turtle

                Just an update:

                I went last night and they changed the start time to after 7:30pm for the discount.

          2. My pick is Vine Cottage in La Mesa. I love to get their house salad for $5, really good salad. And I follow that with the lamb chops appetizer, 4 lamb chops of very good quality for $11.

            1. Chicken doner at Kabob Shop in Mira Mesa or downtown. Yum. Don't know how much it is exactly, but definitely less than $10. If you add their awesome fries, it might get to $10, but I doubt it.

              1. Flat breads at Alforon - Soujok or Chicken Tawook - $5.75

                Banh Mi at K-Sandwiches - $2.75

                TJ Oyster Bar - Fish tacos - $0.99 (highly recommended best bang for your buck... see pic)

                - Michael

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                1. re: SanDiegoFood.Net

                  Another thumb up for Alforon. Great flatbreads and great prices.

                2. New Cali Baguette on Convoy for their Special Dac Biet $3 - this is my new personal favorite banh mi in San Diego - super fresh bread and ingredients

                  Spicy Tako hand roll from Nijiya Market $2.49

                  Nijiya Market
                  3860 Convoy St # 109, San Diego, CA

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                  1. re: kare_raisu

                    Thanks for the rec, been by several times but, never stopped. Now I will.

                    1. re: kare_raisu

                      Right now I am loving their #9, egg banh mi for $2.75.