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Casual, but not fast food or pizza, restaurant near mission

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Fortaleza, CE
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Casual, but not fast food or pizza, restaurant near mission

Ideas? Meeting friends coming up from San Diego. We'd be driving down from L.A. Knowing those involved, prefer something casual but not burgers or other fast food. Sit-down. Coffee shop-type fine. Wife would be happy with soup. Ideally walking distance from the mission. Assuming we'd have to park at pay lot. Thank you.

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Anaheim, California
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1. Re: Casual, but not fast food or pizza, restaurant near mission

How about Ruby's Diner?

tripadvisor.com/Restaurant_Review-g33022-d49…

Fortaleza, CE
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2. Re: Casual, but not fast food or pizza, restaurant near mission

Thanks. Looks fun.

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3. Re: Casual, but not fast food or pizza, restaurant near mission

Have a fun visit. The Ruby's is next to a parking garage near the train station and the Mission. Just be careful due to the construction on the new bridge over I-5.

Corona del Mar, CA
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4. Re: Casual, but not fast food or pizza, restaurant near mission

I think I'd look at Cafe Mozart, El Adobe and the Cedar Creek Inn over Ruby's Diner. I love Ruby's, but it is barely above fast food.

http://cafemozart.net/

http://ww.eladobedecapistrano.com/index.php

http://www.cedarcreekinn.com/

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5. Re: Casual, but not fast food or pizza, restaurant near mission

cedar creek in the patio would be my pick

Pasadena, California
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6. Re: Casual, but not fast food or pizza, restaurant near mission

Another vote for the terrace at the Cedar Creek Inn.

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