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May 28, 2013 09:10 PM

Lunch ideas for five days in June

HI, We will be in San Diego for 5 nights in June. I have my dinner planned but need help with lunches. Here are my dinner plans:
Sushi Ota
Costa Brava
Georges- California Modern
Nine Ten
Kaito Sushi

So any seafood, Thai, or mexican recommendations would be welcome. We will try other places but I wanted to help narrow down the suggestions.

We may spend a day on Coronado and on the beach at Del Mar so we would like to find good lunch spots there. And, is there any good mexican in Old Town?

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  1. Michoz -(Lebanese) in Hillcrest
    Sab-E-Lee (Thai) in LV (but it only has tables for up to 4)
    Koon (Thai) in KM - lunch specials until 3:30
    Kensington Cafe (American) in, well, Kensington
    El Agave in Old Town

    1. Where are you staying and will you have a car?

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      1. re: DiningDiva

        Staying in Del Mar 3 days and near the gas lap district for two, and yes, we have a car.

      2. I'd have Lunch at Costa Brava instead of dinner. It's not in the same league as your other excellent dinner choices.

        1. This is the standard answer on the San Diego board, but when you say Mexican what is it that you are looking for, and what are you used to? Taco/burritos, or something different? At any rate, most people will tell you that the majority of places in Old Town are more touristy and have averagish food. If you are there anyway, it's one thing, but I wouldn't go there *for* any of the restaurants.

          I'll put up Point Loma Seafood as a suggestion for lunch.

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          1. re: RB Hound

            We live in Arizona and travel to Mexico many times a year. So authentic, we usually eat sonoran style but would be open to other styles.

          2. If you have a car, the Marisco's Pescador Truck in the Toys R Us parking lot, off the 5 south on Industrial Ave has excellent Baja fish tacos, seafood tostada's and other delights. Also, continuing south on the 5 off Palomar St, Marisco's Godoy has excellent marinated and grilled pulpo, great ceviehe and many other seafood offerings.