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Special Coctele at Tacos Punta Cabras today - Uni-Abalone

Ciao Bob Jun 25, 2013 12:14 PM

I'm waiting for mine....

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    foodiemahoodie Jul 5, 2013 05:09 PM

    Funny, I went to have lunch there today - but couldn't find a parking spot.

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    1. re: foodiemahoodie
      budlit Jul 5, 2013 07:52 PM

      Parking can be tricky

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        Ciao Bob Jul 6, 2013 12:08 AM

        To say the least. I work next door so I do not to have to manage that. I wonder if you call and ask them where to park, what they say. Anyone try that? I believe on a previous post chrishei divulges and imparts his parking pearl....

        1. re: Ciao Bob
          PeterCC Jul 6, 2013 12:17 AM

          You can park on Chelsea one block east of TPC, north of SM Blvd, during the summer. It's normally restricted on "School Days" but no school during summer!

          1. re: PeterCC
            bulavinaka Jul 6, 2013 06:06 AM

            Has anyone tried parking in those few spots in the alley sirectly adjacent to the school? They're across the alley from the back of TPC. They were obviously unused on Saturday and probably ditto during the summer?

      2. re: foodiemahoodie
        New Trial Jul 6, 2013 12:27 AM

        No specials today but the scallop tostada with pineapple salsa and the shrimp coctele made for a fine consolation prize. There are a few parking spaces on 23rd South of Santa Monica just before the signs start with permit only so, if you time it right, that can be a good place to park.

      3. carln Jun 27, 2013 03:18 PM

        Just had today's special tostada - Uni, scallop, shrimp with picked vegetables and a pineapple habanero salsa. Delicious.

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          Ciao Bob Jun 27, 2013 03:22 PM

          It was not yet ready when I was in for lunch today.

          1. re: carln
            budlit Jul 5, 2013 09:18 AM

            Last week, I had their special tostada - shrimp, scallops, avocado with lobster consommé "noodles", uni, habanero salsa. Fantastic,

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              kevin Jul 5, 2013 11:59 AM

              How much did that special costed ?

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                budlit Jul 5, 2013 07:52 PM

                Don't remember, but it was well worth it. I think we had 2 tacos, the tostada special, chips & salsa, drink and it was under $20

            2. re: carln
              kevin Jul 5, 2013 11:59 AM

              How much did that special cost?

            3. PeterCC Jun 25, 2013 04:14 PM

              How did I miss this post 4 hours ago?!? I was busy writing my Tacolandia review/recap! Ironic? D'oh!

              Had the same variation that chrishei had a few weeks ago. Delicious!

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                budlit Jun 25, 2013 04:08 PM

                Damn, I was there today and forgot to ask about specials! That sounds amazing. But definitely no complaints, my fish taco and coctele mixto were fantastic

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                  chrishei Jun 25, 2013 01:09 PM

                  Had a slight variation of this a couple of weeks ago (with shrimp instead of ikura) - loved it!

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                  1. re: chrishei
                    Ciao Bob Jun 25, 2013 02:26 PM

                    My mouth is singing a seafood song and my tongue dancing a Uni-Abalone jig!

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                      ilysla Jun 25, 2013 03:52 PM

                      Argh!!! Won't be able to make it there tonight. Love abalone....

                      But I did have 800 deg for lunch today. =)

                  2. carln Jun 25, 2013 12:30 PM

                    You are the man for posting this. thank you.

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                    1. re: carln
                      Ciao Bob Jun 25, 2013 12:48 PM

                      My pleasure.
                      Wow it was great!
                      Hurry on in.
                      A feast of seafood flavor and great textures - soft yummy uni against crunchy abalone and popping salmon eggs. Woo-hoo!

                      1. re: Ciao Bob
                        kevin Jul 5, 2013 11:59 AM

                        what was the price on that special ?

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