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SanDiego Nov 27, 2012 06:22 PM

I really like this board for best fish, best burrito, ethnic, etc. so T.I.A. I have to go to Santee on Friday, drop off a friend and pick them up later. I've never been there. Is ther anything you would call the best of San Diego, located in Santee or very close by? I'd like to support local, like ethnic especially Asian or South American., as well as a great burger, burro, steak, fish. Thanks in advance, again.

  1. Dagney Nov 28, 2012 11:55 AM

    Sab-E-Lee. Hands Down.

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      SanDiego Nov 28, 2012 06:08 PM

      Cheers all. I think I'm Jonesing for excellent Thai, and I know Sab-E-Lee 1 does that, so worth trying the other branch. I'll send a report on the weekend.

    2. Beach Chick Nov 28, 2012 05:24 AM

      Antonelli's Deli..
      It's on the border of EC & Santee..
      Best deli and their turkey cheese on rye for $5.50 is outstanding!

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        mcgrath Nov 28, 2012 07:27 AM

        Agree, BC, but didn't I read you were strictly veg?

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          Beach Chick Nov 28, 2012 08:07 AM

          You know about Antonelli's?
          One of the best deli's...the owner is sweet as pie too..from NY.

          Turkey I like but it has to be white meat...no dark meat!
          ; )

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            mcgrath Nov 28, 2012 09:12 AM

            Antonelli's=best sandwiches in the county. But like Yogi Berra once said, "It's way too crowded...nobody goes there anymore."

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              JRSD Nov 28, 2012 09:14 AM

              Antonelli's is very good, but definitely not the best sandwiches in the County. What am I missing that is so amazing there?

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                mcgrath Nov 28, 2012 07:18 PM

                Really, really fresh ingredients, especially the bread.

      2. phee Nov 27, 2012 07:07 PM

        Sab E Lee (Thai) is good, as is Oishii (Japanese/Thai) on Mast. Another choice would be Roots Kitchen on Mission Gorge. They source locally, the food is good, and have a decent selection of brews.

        1. Fake Name Nov 27, 2012 06:30 PM

          I'd hit Sab-E-Lee.

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            SanDiego Nov 27, 2012 06:54 PM

            Nice. I've tried the Linda Vista location, and that sounds like a good call.

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              globalevent Dec 10, 2012 11:33 PM

              We tried Sab-E-Lee and it was nothing special. We live in San Carlos and enjoy Sei (Navajo and Lake Murray) for sushi, The Fish Bucket Grill in Keil's strip mall for fish and Vine Cottage (Lake Murray) for continental.

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