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Fresh Shell Fish at Crab Catchers in La Jolla

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Crab Catchers provides premier steak and seafood.   It is a high end restaurant that matches the eloquence of their menu with a pristine view of the ocean. Sit inside under the open air, within the restaurant or on the patio listening to the wave’s crash upon the shore. One can expect to find three different atmospheres in a single establishment. Ranked 4.5 out of 5 stars by 142 local and out-of-town visitors on opentable.net the experience matches the perception.   They are known for some of the freshest shell fish in the area. As prices for an individual range from $30 to $50 it can be beneficial to attend their Happy Hour.   “Our full bar features a Happy Hour from 3 - 9pm, with $3 .00 margaritas, domestic beers, champagne, half price on selected menu items and $2 .00 oyster shooters.” During our visit we sat on the patio and ordered fish tacos, oysters, and calamari. The menu is small plate by nature. The restaurant is immaculately taken care of and the staff w

Poseidon in Del Mar-Beachfront Dining

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Poseidon Restaurant in Del Mar provides a California beach atmosphere in an upscale environment. Visitors stroll along the oceanfront and stop in for lunch or cocktails. Watch the waves crawling up the sand as you dine in style.  A full service establishment with a spacious bar area, indoor dining, and open patio seating. Known for both breakfast and dinner the establishment has gained a following among Del Mar residents. Breakfast retails for around $12 while supper is closer to $33. Mediterranean Seafood Linguini, Rack of Lamb and Mussels are just some of their main attractions. If you have money to burn, look toward the lobster. If you are like me and on a budget, you can opt for the happy hour. Items like a large half-pound burger with fries, mussels, and fish sliders are for $ 7.  Beverages are equally discounted off their happy hour menu. Four people engaging in leisurely conversation ate approximately 8 plates and six drinks for $110.  Don’t miss happy hour Monday - F

Peohe's the Premier Island Dining Experience

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Peohe’s is a premier dining experience on Coronado Island. Known for their seafood and sushi they have made their way onto the Food Network. Coastal seating with great views of San Diego and the waterfront the restaurant attracts numerous visitors. You would be well advised to make reservations for the premium seats. Eating in the bar area is a little easier to obtain.  The restaurant is accessible from both land and sea (much like their menu) with boaters finding a comfortable place to park for a while. Seats are in semi-circle patterns to create a more private atmosphere. The lights are low which further highlights the bay and outdoors. There is plenty of shopping in the area so you may want to schedule extra time to browse.    The best deals are during their happy hour Monday thru Friday from 3:00-6:30 PM with $7 martinis, $6 cocktails, $5 glasses of wine, $4 imported bears and $3 domestics.   Outside   of the happy hour the prices are more normalized with the quality

Red Tracton: Meat Lover's Paradise in Solana Beach

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The Red Tracton is a full service steakhouse with 1950’s old world charm. Immediately upon leaving valet you will notice that history with the plaques, pictures, and horse racing paraphernalia through time dotting the walls. When compared to many of the restaurants in the area Red Tracton is a meat lover’s heaven. The meat is so fresh and marbled that you swear you can hear a cowbell just a few minutes before the food is served.   With hefty proportions and a nostalgic old world servicescape you are not likely to be disappointed with your experience. The restaurant offers a nice bar, setting arrangements and light D.J. music on Wednesdays and Saturdays. At the time I went on Saturday evening there was a full bar with a few people dancing to soft rock and golden oldies genre music. On non D.J. nights there is piano music to fill the background air to entertain the guests. The bar area and dining area are separate with sound proof glass to deaden the noise so patrons can talk