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Best Michelada

Saabiar Jun 2, 2011 04:55 PM

I have a friend coming in from out of town that want's to go somewhere for good Micheladas. Any suggestions?

I found an old thread but it seemed more like a beer debate ;-)


  1. i
    ian langdon Jun 6, 2011 07:22 AM

    I had the micheladas at Mariscos Godoy. Basically a glass rimmed with chile, beer and ice. Not all that interesting..........but different.

    Mariscos Godoy
    651 Palomar St 25A, Chula Vista, CA

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    1. re: ian langdon
      DiningDiva Jun 6, 2011 08:07 AM

      should have been some lime juice in that beer

      1. re: DiningDiva
        Saabiar Jun 6, 2011 11:14 AM

        El Take it easy sounds like a place I would like to check out, although maybe, as much as I like Avery, a bit sacreligioius to use a microbrew in a Micheleda?

        El Camino it is!


    2. t
      TXGSD Jun 2, 2011 07:31 PM

      El Camino, both the Juniper St and India locations, does a very nice Michelada and Chilada.

      1. jmtreg Jun 2, 2011 05:13 PM

        El Take It Easy in North Park absolutely has Micheladas, and given the way Jay Porter obsesses about food, they're bound to be a good. I can't speak for them myself because I'm a beer snob and find the concept of a Michelada somewhat repugnant (let the flaming begin!).

        El Take It Easy
        3926 30th St, San Diego, CA 92104

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        1. re: jmtreg
          DiningDiva Jun 2, 2011 05:29 PM

          Depends upon how the michelada is made. I like the ones that are strictly lime with some salt. Not as enamored with the ones that are clamatto and lime based.

          1. re: DiningDiva
            Veggo Jun 2, 2011 06:00 PM

            dd, I also favor chiladas with just lime, beer, ice and salt. I'm in Dallas now, and I'm teaching every bartender what a chilada is. I gave up ordering micheladas long ago because they inevitably were overpowered with too much Worcestershire, hot sauce, mexican oregano and who knows what else.

            1. re: Veggo
              Gypsy Jan Jun 3, 2011 08:42 AM

              Third. Bohemia, lime and chili salt on the rim.

              1. re: Veggo
                DiningDiva Jun 3, 2011 11:35 AM

                Mexican oregano?!?!????? Um...eeewwwww, not in a michelada, major YUCK.

                I don't evny your task Veggo, I've yet to find a bartender that really "get" what a chelda really is. Don't gussy it up, just give me the lime juice and beer, a little salt and chile salt works great too.

            2. re: jmtreg
              jbol Jun 6, 2011 07:46 AM

              I discovered micheladas on a surf trip to Costa Rica and there is nothing better on a hot day after a long surf session.

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