Coast Guard Station at San Diego

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  1. USMCGrunt

    USMCGrunt Member

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    Out in San Diego for a conference and walked by the US Coast Guard Station in San Diego. Sweet!

    Awesome weather, awesome spot.

    And close to Anthony's Fish Grotto restaurant - a favorite - particularly when you can sit outside and eat!
     
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  2. Spud

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    Grunt, if you are still there, go to the Pt. Loma Seafood Market and have a crab sandwich on sourdough. It's $15 and the best seafood in town AND you can eat outside too and watch the real fishing boats. A little cocktail sauce is a nice condiment too. If you go to Coronado, have a meal at The Bistro on Orange Ave. It is absolutely tiny and it is the town's best kept secret.
     
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    Awesome! Yes, still here. Ate at Miguel 's Cocina on Coronado last night. It was fantastic. We will definitely try your recommendations. Thanks!
     
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    LineInTheSand USCGA 2006

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    San Diego is sweet. I had a few programs at that station.
     
  5. Idzak

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    Grunt; two things...You can eat outside 9 months of the year. And you might gain weight. Also great Mexican food. Yes San Diego is sweet.
     
  6. USMCGrunt

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    I was stationed at Camp Pendleton so I know about the weather. Here as a businessman at a conference on an expense account... ah the joys of civilian life!
     
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    kp2001 USMMA Alumnus

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    Depending on how generous that account is I recommend Juniper & Ivy or Searsucker for a dinner.

    Both are run by Top Chef chefs who did well (Richard Blais for J&I and Brian Malarkey for Searsucker). They are both fantastic!
     
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    Considered the Searsucker but ended up at Greystone - which was excellent.
     
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    Always liked USCG Station Newport RI. Thought it was a great place to be stationed. Always pass it out to Breton's Reef to have a have a picnic and do some Kite Flying. Del Coronado Hotel was one of my favorite places for conferences right down from the SEAL training and a beautiful beach.
     
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    Yea, always seemed like extra cruel punishment to have a deluxe hotel right next to the seal training facilities.
     
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    San Diego is nice. New York City has some nice views. I took this photo of a Coast Guard Ship this morning walking to work.
     
  12. LineInTheSand

    LineInTheSand USCGA 2006

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    USCGC Spencer.... For fleet week.
     
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    No ships today, they must have Shore Leave
     

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