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Top restaurant recommendations from locals

Taco Place
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“If you are a fan of Mexican food and anywhere near San Diego, then you have no doubt heard of and probably visited multiple times Tacos el Gordo. This Tijuana transplant makes some of the best tacos I have ever had, and even though the line is practically always massive, I have never been disappointed with a wait for their food.”
  • 30 locals recommend
Shopping Mall
“Near by Mall (Indoors). Go see a movie at AMC Theatre or do some shopping, or both.”
  • 19 locals recommend
Seafood Restaurant
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“Fresh and traditional Mexican seafood tacos. Happy house Monday to Friday, 3-6p with yummy tacos starts from $0.99.”
  • 12 locals recommend
American Restaurant
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“American chain offering sizable portions from a vast menu including cheese: offers and Sunday brunch and accepts orders for delivery ”
  • 7 locals recommend
Mexican Restaurant
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“Nearby restaurant. They have good selection of local and Baja wines and solid delicious menu. ”
  • 9 locals recommend
Restaurant
“Buzzy restaurant serving seafood-focused Mexican cuisine in a trendy, loungelike setting.”
  • 6 locals recommend
Mexican Restaurant
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“Cheery, family-owned Mexican restaurant serving traditional breakfast & lunch dishes.”
  • 6 locals recommend
Italian Restaurant
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“Our favorite Italian restaurant in Chula Vista. Not touristy at all and the food never disappoints. The desserts are great, especially the Zabaglione.”
  • 6 locals recommend
Meal Delivery
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“They have a dinner and live show performance of belly dancers on Friday and Saturday nights that families with all ages can enjoy and the food is really very good and plentiful. The entertainment is captivating but may not be appropriate for our more conservative guests. Dads seem to like it for the food/entertainment value. Reservations are a good idea.”
  • 6 locals recommend
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  • 5 locals recommend
Burger Joint
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“If you're not from the west coast then you need to try In-N-Out. Double-double and Animal fries.”
  • 4 locals recommend
Restaurant
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“Best Mexican Food, Dine in or take out. We like to order the Tsunami fries and the super nachos. Great place for the family. Live music in the courtyard on some fridays.”
  • 2 locals recommend
Brewery
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“Craft Beer is only 5 minutes away, with a huge selection of local favorites and some recipes from Brazil too! My favorite is the Jobim Haze or the Grapefruit IPA.”
  • 3 locals recommend
Breakfast Spot
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“Excellent way to start the day with a hearty breakfast. This is a great plaza surrounded by beautiful gardens.”
  • 6 locals recommend
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  • 2 locals recommend
Restaurant
“When you crave Carne Asada (Mexican Steak), there's no better place in San Diego. They now have multiple restaurants, and some are open 24/7. The California Burrito is also might tasty, and how can you go wrong with French Fries, Carne Asada, Cheese, Sour Cream, and Guacamole. Must Have: Carne Asada Fries”
  • 4 locals recommend