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Feb 6, 2014 03:59 PM

A Room with a View

We need a sticky note on this link...the U/T names the Top 25 view dining venues in San Diego.

HOW many time do we get asked this question :-)!!! It's a pretty decent list. There are a couple of clunkers in there as far as food, but I think all of them are pretty good in the view category

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  1. Went through this and found it quite interesting. Great photos.

    Humphrey's! Now *that's* a place I rarely think of. I do love the view there, but I have no idea what the food is like these days.

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    1. re: DoctorChow

      Never had a decent meal there but it got a couple of good reviews about a year (or so) ago after they had brought in a new chef (still not optimistic, having worked with the owners on other aspects of their business).

    2. I'm interested in checking out the new hotel in IB (same owner that brought us Tower 23). Hoping to keep an open mind about the Cohn's new resto.

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      1. re: foodiechick

        I ate at Sea 180 shortly after they opened. In fact, they were still working on the hotel. It's okay. The food is typical of most Cohn restaurants. The hotel was quite nice, but, having lived in IB back in the day, I'm having a hard time seeing it as a destination for many tourists wanting more upscale digs.

      2. Don't laugh, but I had lunch at Tobey's 19th Hole today, in the Balboa Park Golf Course. The chili was delish and the view of the golf course was beautiful.

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        1. re: Dagney

          This is one of my fave places in SD that I usually go to...nothing has changed since 1976!

        2. Vintana for view? It is renown for it's view of Dick's (sporting goods).

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          1. re: eatemup

            I was wondering about that one as well. While it is a pretty restaurant, the view is of Escondido suburban malls.

          2. I think there needs to be a separation between outside and indoors. For example; Brockton Villa, great view foul odor.