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pacific beach restaurants

Buffalo, NY
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pacific beach restaurants

We will be staying in Pacific Beach the last week in April & were just wondering what are some of the better restaurants in that area. Not looking for anything specific, just a clean place with some good food...............something hip, modern & romantic would be a plus......were open. Just want to make this trip memorable & not ruined by choosing a bad restaurant.

any info. appreciated!

San Diego, CA
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1. Re: pacific beach restaurants

Pacific Beach (PB) does not have any exquisite, fine dining places, but it is excellent for cheap, quick food. However, I went to a very fun little restaurant the other day called Costa Brava, clear on the far end of PB, but worth the trip. It's a spanish tapas place, but very modern, hip, etc.

For some really good quick mexican food, there is a place called La Torta on Cass St., which is very good. Cass St. Bar and Grill also has good pub food. Great place.

Another good mexican restaurant is called Gringos on Mission Blvd. Not as authentic as La Torta, but a nice vibe, good margaritas, etc.

For nicer places, head to La Jolla. Everything is more expensive in La Jolla.

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2. Re: pacific beach restaurants

Some great places to eat in PB are. For upscale Mexican check out Gringo's. For a really romantic spot check out the Lamont Street Grill. Pretty hidden on lamont street behind a bunch of ivy. 4445 Lamont St is the exact address. Highly recomnended. Chateau Orleans on Torquise Street in North PB is great for Cajun food and usually has live jazz bands.

Cafe Bella Italia is great for Italian food. This is located on Garnet Street. All these restaurants are upscale for PB.