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Ms. Verde Jul 9, 2012 08:58 PM

Stuck at a week long workshop one block from the roller coaster. Any suggestions that are more interesting than Roberto's?

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    CTDub Jul 9, 2012 09:44 PM

    Rubicon Deli
    Cafe Mono

    1. y6y6y6 Jul 10, 2012 07:26 AM

      Maria's Taco Shop has some of my favorite al pastor tacos in San Diego.

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        pickypicky Jul 11, 2012 12:12 PM

        Is Maria's the one next to the Catamaran delivery entrance (on Mission Blvd)? Aka La Playa or something like that?

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          y6y6y6 Jul 11, 2012 03:01 PM

          Maris's is right next to Robertos. Tiny little place. Right across the street from the rollercoaster.

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            menuinprogress Jul 11, 2012 03:44 PM

            I just did a little foray on Google maps, and it looks like it is called "Marcy's".

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              pickypicky Jul 11, 2012 03:59 PM

              Thanks. I love the place I described above and a nice lady behind the counter is always there. I thought she might be Maria. La Playa Tacos speciality is carnitas burritos!

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                menuinprogress Jul 11, 2012 04:42 PM

                I'm also a fan of La Playa - it is definitely one of my favorite taco shops in the neighborhood.

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                  pickypicky Jul 12, 2012 07:23 AM

                  Do you know that sweet lady's name? She calls the regulars by name and always remembers us.

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                    foodfriendsfun Jul 12, 2012 07:33 AM

                    La Playa (next to the Catamaran) is head and shoulders better than Roberto's. Try the shrimp burrito! Also, Rubicon is great, as is Thai Village, which is about a mile away.

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