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Apr 10, 2011 03:25 PM

Champagne and Oysters Midweek and Midday in North County?

Any suggestions on a place to get Champagne and oysters on a Tuesday around 3 or 4pm? North County preferred. Thank you!

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  1. I'm liking the way you roll feed me please!
    You can do Addison at the Grand Del Mar..Kitchen 1540 at L'Auberge Del Mar resort, Flavor in Del Mar, Rancho Valencia Resort in RSF, La Costa resort, Chart House in Cardiff, The Lodge at Torrey Pines, Inn at Rancho Santa Fe, Mille Fleurs in RSF...Marine Room in LJ.
    Couple bottles of Veuve...dozens of Kumamoto's and a tin of Iranian caviar...sweet!

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    1. re: Beach Chick

      Most of these restaurants won't be open around 3 or 4pm, e.g. Addison, Kitchen 1540, Chart House, Mille Fleurs, Marine Room

      1. re: honkman

        Grand Del Mar, L'Auberge or any of the 5* resorts you can have champagne and oysters doesn't have to be in the restaurant, per se, but in their lobby bar or a table that will accomodate your party.
        Marine Room happy hour starts at 4pm..if they don't have the oysters on the menu, they are usually very gracious to fulfill your request.

        1. re: Beach Chick

          Thanks Beach Chick, didn't even think about the caviar, but that's a great mid-day addition!

          1. re: Beach Chick

            man 'mid-week' champie and oysters..... I'd feel great to settle for a PM at the Studio mid-week.

            1. re: cstr

              Life's too short to settle on a patty melt, when you can have Champagne and Oysters!

              I'd third the Fish Market for a casual oyster bar dining...Brigantine in SB too.

        2. re: Beach Chick

          BC, great advise on the caviar. But please, no Veuve, just go with a grower Champagne or a nice California sparkler, much better quality.

        3. The Fish Market in Solana Beach is an option as its oyster bar opens a 3:30 p.m. (plus the dining area will be open), although it's not quite as tony as the other suggestions.

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          1. re: wanker

            2nd FMSB, they usually have a good selection of oysters and they shuck them properly. Kings fish house in Carlsbad is another option. The bar for sure is open, the restaurant I think is open as well. If I had to choose, I would pick Fish Market, I have never been disappointed with the quality of the oysters they serve. Also I would go along with 4wino on the sparkler suggestion. I think the Widow tends to be overpriced for what you get.