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Re: Eats Around Comic Con
« Reply #885 on: July 15, 2019, 10:56:09 AM »
The Eater website recommends places to eat and drink around the convention with a focus on specials:

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Re: Eats Around Comic Con
« Reply #886 on: July 22, 2019, 12:36:08 PM »
I would really like it if they offered like a "Eats Around The Con" Delivery service... someone not tied to the restaurants, on bike, who can pick up orders and deliver them to the hotels in the area. Something you can just schedule.. or like a Eats Coordinator, lol... because as much as i want to always try the restaurants on the Eats list, its the lines that kill it for me.
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Re: Eats Around Comic Con
« Reply #887 on: July 22, 2019, 03:04:42 PM »
Joe's Crab Shack saved it for us when we camped for Hall H.  Everything else was closed or closing, at least the stuff I would want to eat at on the convention side. 

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Re: Eats Around Comic Con
« Reply #888 on: July 22, 2019, 04:13:34 PM »
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I would really like it if they offered like a "Eats Around The Con" Delivery service... someone not tied to the restaurants, on bike, who can pick up orders and deliver them to the hotels in the area. Something you can just schedule.. or like a Eats Coordinator, lol... because as much as i want to always try the restaurants on the Eats list, its the lines that kill it for me.

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Re: Eats Around Comic Con
« Reply #889 on: July 22, 2019, 04:15:53 PM »
We twice ate at the Provisional Kitchen, for breakfast and again for dinner. Their flatbreads and charcuterie boards  are highly recommended

Loved the Yuca fries at Volxano Rabbit

Finally tried Bandar and was disappointed. Quantity does not equal quality here. The ride had no taste and the chicken was dry.

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Re: Eats Around Comic Con
« Reply #890 on: July 23, 2019, 04:02:32 PM »
Is there a directory so everyone can see what the majority of ppl on here like?   It would be easier than scrolling through 50+ pages. It could have the usual sections like food quality, price, and whether or not it is Comic Con themed menu, decor, etc.  I tried starting a Google sheet but I am not familiar with the program beyond the basics and my formatting is pretty sad atm.
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Re: Eats Around Comic Con
« Reply #891 on: July 23, 2019, 05:34:37 PM »
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Is there a directory so everyone can see what the majority of ppl on here like?   It would be easier than scrolling through 50+ pages. It could have the usual sections like food quality, price, and whether or not it is Comic Con themed menu, decor, etc.  I tried starting a Google sheet but I am not familiar with the program beyond the basics and my formatting is pretty sad atm.
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I didn't get a chance to add the official restaurant guide numbers this year, but will update it next year. I did go through the list and move any that closed to the "Now closed" tab. The "Checked" column has the last time I looked up the website. It should be mostly up to date through this page.
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Re: Eats Around Comic Con
« Reply #892 on: July 23, 2019, 06:04:20 PM »
Earl of Sandwich opened up across the street from the Ralph’s.   Had lunch there 3 times during the week and would highly recommend!   

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Re: Eats Around Comic Con
« Reply #893 on: July 24, 2019, 10:59:37 AM »
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I always do one fancy dinner at comic con every year and usually I'm disappointed.  This year I scored big.  Butchers Cut was awesome.  Service was a bit slow for a steakhouse and atmosphere was loud but hey, it's comic con, that can be expected.


Outside of that, value was amazing.  For my steak aficionados,  all of their cuts are Prime AND dry aged AND cheap! 37$ Dry Aged NY cheap.  68$ Dry aged 28oz Tomahawk cheap!!  I couldn't believe the prices.  For those of you who don't know, finding dry aged steaks at under 70$ at a steak house is pretty rare and often times reach into the 100$s.   


I was skeptical all the way up til I took a bite of my steak and I was floored.  Absolutely fantastic. 


And it's in the heart of the gaslamp right on 5th between Market and G st. 


And the cherry on top?! we went at 6pm on Friday, with no reservations and walked in with a party of 2.  Just walked in, no wait!


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Re: Eats Around Comic Con
« Reply #894 on: July 24, 2019, 06:23:27 PM »
I went to a bunch of new-to-me restaurants. Most were good, but there are two I give my highest recommendation to:

Simon's Cafe and Catering (1st & Market). Breakfast/Brunch spot--I'm normally not a fan of breakfast-type food, but this place fit the bill in every way I needed it to. I need a solid first meal to start the day and this place was open at 7 AM (normally closed weekends but they were open for Comic-Con), uses high-quality whole-food ingredients, and has gluten free bread as an option. Not packed, easy to order and be in and out in no time. The prices were very reasonable as well--$9.50 for a 3 egg omelette w/ 3 fillings and a side of potatoes. Everything was perfectly cooked.

Sadaf (5th & E). Persian restaurant with great food, looks like a family owned restaurant and they were very nice and welcoming. Lunch prices are cheaper than dinner for the same thing. I recommend the lamb shank. I also tried the same thing at Bandar a block away which wasn't bad, but still found Sadaf to be better and cheaper.
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Re: Eats Around Comic Con
« Reply #895 on: July 24, 2019, 10:01:53 PM »
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I would really like it if they offered like a "Eats Around The Con" Delivery service... someone not tied to the restaurants, on bike, who can pick up orders and deliver them to the hotels in the area. Something you can just schedule.. or like a Eats Coordinator, lol... because as much as i want to always try the restaurants on the Eats list, its the lines that kill it for me.

I was able to order take out for the Hall H line.  I highly suggest that route.  Just place the order and wait as long as it takes.  No hurry, because we're waiting in the Hall H line anyway.