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508 Tavern 508 S Santa Fe Ave, Vista
508 Tavern
Bar & Grill • $$

508 Tavern

508 S Santa Fe Ave, Vista, CA 92084

You can't do better for food quality and options, prices, beer selection, service, and vibe. This spot will be your go to when you need to relax and meet...

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  • Superb200 Reviews4.8
Hungry Bear Deli 2205 S Melrose Dr #103, Vista
Hungry Bear Deli
Deli • $

Hungry Bear Deli

2205 S Melrose Dr #103, Vista, CA 92081

This place is great. The food is consistent even over the last few years. Staff is really helpful, prompt and genuinely friendly. The subs are giant so be...

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  • Superb300 Reviews4.7
Tacos Don Paco 800 Civic Center Dr suite F, Vista
Tacos Don Paco
Mexican • $

Tacos Don Paco

800 Civic Center Dr suite F, Vista, CA 92084

What a little gem of a Mexican place. Super authentic and their selection of sauces... amazing! They even have potato rolled tacos! And their fish taco,...

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  • Superb198 Reviews4.7
Coyote Cafe 1450 N Santa Fe Ave y, Vista
Coyote Cafe
Comfort Food • $$

Coyote Cafe

1450 N Santa Fe Ave y, Vista, CA 92083

Easily one of the best breakfasts I've had. I had the country fried steak with over easy eggs, hashbrown, and pancakes. Everything was perfect. Will be...

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  • Superb300 Reviews4.6
Big Jim's 395 Grill 777 E Vista Way #204, Vista
Big Jim's 395 Grill
Sandwich Shop • $

Big Jim's 395 Grill

777 E Vista Way #204, Vista, CA 92084

Big Jim's can be a very busy little place, but well worth the wait. As a matter of fact you usually don't have to wait that long at all. All of the...

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  • Superb158 Reviews4.7
Misadventure & Co. 2420 Grand Ave suite C, Vista
Misadventure & Co.
Distilleries

Misadventure & Co.

2420 Grand Ave suite C, Vista, CA 92081

The food, the drinks, the servers and the owner are absolutely amazing. Absolutely go on a Sunday and experience their Sunday brunch offerings! If Taylor and...

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  • Superb94 Reviews4.9
TAVERNA MEDITERRANEAN CUISINE 1072 E Vista Way, Vista
TAVERNA MEDITERRANEAN CUISINE
Greek

TAVERNA MEDITERRANEAN CUISINE

1072 E Vista Way, Vista, CA 92084

I love this place! The hummus is so delicious. I’ve had the chicken kabob plate, the chicken is tender and juicy! The tomatoes they grill are so tasty too....

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  • Superb155 Reviews4.7
Corner Grill 1850 Hacienda Dr Suite 11, Vista
Corner Grill
Persian/Iranian • $$

Corner Grill

1850 Hacienda Dr Suite 11, Vista, CA 92081

The food was hot, fresh and plated aesthetically. The hummus was fresh, thick and authentic and the tzatziki sauce was thick, rich and creamy. We like...

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  • Superb90 Reviews4.9
Connie's 1688 S Melrose Dr, Vista
Connie's
American • $

Connie's

1688 S Melrose Dr, Vista, CA 92081

WONDERFUL! Connie's is a wonderful, cozy Cafe serving wonderful FRESH food. We had breakfast here and our plates were cleaned! Flavorful, but not...

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  • Superb219 Reviews4.6
Five Suits Brewing 2575 Pioneer Ave STE 104, Vista
Five Suits Brewing
Brewpubs

Five Suits Brewing

2575 Pioneer Ave STE 104, Vista, CA 92081

Amazing brewery. The beer is delicious and I hardly drink beer. The best part is they stayed open late for my family and I on the day after Christmas!!!! We...

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  • Superb86 Reviews4.9
Flavor Chef Catering 1175 Park Center Dr, Vista
Flavor Chef Catering
Caterers • $$

Flavor Chef Catering

1175 Park Center Dr, Vista, CA 92081

We did a fun casual event at Locked Adventures - Escape Room Games and had Flavors Chef cater our company team builder. I was very happy with the food and...

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  • Superb72 Reviews5
Shak's Mediterranean Bistro 406 Main St, Vista
Shak's Mediterranean Bistro
Mediterranean • $$

Shak's Mediterranean Bistro

406 Main St, Vista, CA 92084

They have struggled and made it happen with no help( servers) and with temp servers. The food has never changed alway great. Each and every visit I have been...

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  • Superb280 Reviews4.5
Palomar Pizza & Pasta & Salad 3265 Business Park Dr # A, Vista
Palomar Pizza & Pasta & Salad
Pizza • $

Palomar Pizza & Pasta & Salad

3265 Business Park Dr # A, Vista, CA 92081

Recently, I have ordered twice from Palomar Pizza and been pleasantly surprised. There are not a lot of delivery options where I live except for DD, Grub Hub,...

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  • Superb163 Reviews4.6
Thai Thai Restaurant 1717 E Vista Way, Vista
Thai Thai Restaurant
Thai • $$

Thai Thai Restaurant

1717 E Vista Way, Vista, CA 92084

Best experience I've had at a restaurant in a long time!! I dined in and really enjoyed my experience at Thai Thai. I started off with a Thai Iced Tea and...

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  • Superb269 Reviews4.5
La Banana Fruits 1590 S Melrose Dr, Vista
La Banana Fruits
Fast Food

La Banana Fruits

1590 S Melrose Dr, Vista, CA 92081

Oh my goodness..what a find! I wasn't feeling well and ordered a gallon of watermelon water. So delicious! I highly recommend you try this place. The...

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  • Superb73 Reviews4.9
Good Belly Deli (Previously Yogurt Giant) 1817 W Vista Way STE E, Vista
Good Belly Deli (Previously Yogurt Giant)
Sandwich Shop • $

Good Belly Deli (Previously Yogurt Giant)

1817 W Vista Way STE E, Vista, CA 92083

I crave the tuna here! I love that she makes it custom to me! I get pickles and celery but added jalapeños this last time and it was so yummy! Try on toasted...

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  • Superb89 Reviews4.8
Belching Beaver Pub 980 980 Park Center Dr Suite A, Vista
Belching Beaver Pub 980
Brewpubs • $$

Belching Beaver Pub 980

980 Park Center Dr Suite A, Vista, CA 92081

Wonderful hidden gem that definitely has regulars. A really cute outdoor area with fire pit and picnic tables. Very tasty food! We held a retirement party...

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  • Superb224 Reviews4.5
Taqueria Chabelita Taco Shop 1587 E Vista Way, Vista
Taqueria Chabelita Taco Shop
Mexican • $

Taqueria Chabelita Taco Shop

1587 E Vista Way, Vista, CA 92084

I love the food so much but with their red salsa was is way too hot. Like maybe if they start making an Arbol salsa, I would go there all the time. Seriously...

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  • Superb103 Reviews4.7
Grand Slam Pizza 1910 Shadowridge Dr #101, Vista
Grand Slam Pizza
Pizza

Grand Slam Pizza

1910 Shadowridge Dr #101, Vista, CA 92081

Hidden little pizza place catering to neighborhood, and probably little leaguers. We ordered a medium pizza and large dinner salad. Dinner salad was fantastic...

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  • Superb214 Reviews4.5
Al Toque Peruvian Kitchen 2575 Pioneer Ave #104, Vista
Al Toque Peruvian Kitchen
Peruvian

Al Toque Peruvian Kitchen

2575 Pioneer Ave #104, Vista, CA 92081

Before Al Toque I had never tried Peruvian food and wasn't quite sure what to order. However, the menu is pretty straight forward and the staff is...

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  • Superb97 Reviews4.7
Pizzamaniac 1461 N Santa Fe Ave, Vista
Pizzamaniac
Pizza • $

Pizzamaniac

1461 N Santa Fe Ave, Vista, CA 92083

By far one of the best pizzas I've had. I got the pepperoni with ricotta and crispy. The crust was perfection and the ricotta was so creamy. The pizza was...

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  • Superb203 Reviews4.5
Cocina Del Carmen 1350 E Vista Way Unit 8, Vista
Cocina Del Carmen
Mexican

Cocina Del Carmen

1350 E Vista Way Unit 8, Vista, CA 92084

I was really excited to try this place cause the birria tacos look amazing. I ordered exactly that and the dish came with a side of consome and it was so good....

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  • Superb129 Reviews4.6
TIME OUT CAFE 1011 S Santa Fe Ave, Vista
TIME OUT CAFE
American • $$

TIME OUT CAFE

1011 S Santa Fe Ave, Vista, CA 92083

I've been to time out Café two times for breakfast with a big group of friends. Good breakfast, good variety and good service. They also have mimosas and...

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  • Superb195 Reviews4.5
Harvest Kitchen Catering 1495 Poinsettia Ave Suite 152, Vista
Harvest Kitchen Catering
Caterers

Harvest Kitchen Catering

1495 Poinsettia Ave Suite 152, Vista, CA 92081

When I ate the truffle risotto I died and went to heaven. It's all I can think about Harvest Kitchen. That and the wonderful service they provided us...

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  • Superb59 Reviews4.9
Acropolis Greek Grill 3295 Business Park Dr suite d, Vista
Acropolis Greek Grill
Greek • $$

Acropolis Greek Grill

3295 Business Park Dr suite d, Vista, CA 92081

We all know the Mediterranean diet is pretty health so when you want a quick refresh for lunch it's not a bad idea to come here. It's great for...

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  • Superb173 Reviews4.5
Belching Beaver Brewery Tavern and Grill 302 E Broadway, Vista
Belching Beaver Brewery Tavern and Grill
Bar & Grill • $$

Belching Beaver Brewery Tavern and Grill

302 E Broadway, Vista, CA 92084

Great location and service is always superb. Try the fried pickles and the fluffernutter beer! The ambiance is nice and cozy with fire pits, raw wood...

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  • Superb343 Reviews4.4
Las Brisas Mexican Cuisine 1910 Shadowridge Dr, Vista
Las Brisas Mexican Cuisine
Mexican • $$

Las Brisas Mexican Cuisine

1910 Shadowridge Dr, Vista, CA 92081

Our second time visiting, this time dining-in and wow the Camarones Culiche was just as decadent and flavorful as the first time. Wish that I had grabbed a...

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  • Superb167 Reviews4.5
Vista's Icebox 2260 Oak Ridge Way, Vista
Vista's Icebox
Sandwich Shop • $

Vista's Icebox

2260 Oak Ridge Way, Vista, CA 92081

Vista’s Icebox has a homey feel while serving the most delicious sandwiches. We tried the Reuben and the California split. The size of the sandwich was...

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  • Superb112 Reviews4.6
Vamos A Texcoco 950 E Vista Way Suite H, Vista
Vamos A Texcoco
Mexican • $

Vamos A Texcoco

950 E Vista Way Suite H, Vista, CA 92084

Great food, always great service from all servers. I buy food here at least twice a week. Definitely the first place that it comes to my mind for some good...

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  • Superb163 Reviews4.5
Hello Deli 2820 La Mirada Dr, Vista
Hello Deli
Deli • $

Hello Deli

2820 La Mirada Dr, Vista, CA 92081

Great danishes made in-house. Meatloaf special on limited occasion. Today was my lucky day. It was delicious and filling! I have no doubt anything you order...

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  • Superb110 Reviews4.6

American Restaurants

American in Vista
Connie's 1688 S Melrose Dr, Vista
Connie's
American • $

Connie's

1688 S Melrose Dr, Vista, CA 92081

WONDERFUL! Connie's is a wonderful, cozy Cafe serving wonderful FRESH food. We had breakfast here and our plates were cleaned! Flavorful, but not...

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  • Superb219 Reviews4.6
TIME OUT CAFE 1011 S Santa Fe Ave, Vista
TIME OUT CAFE
American • $$

TIME OUT CAFE

1011 S Santa Fe Ave, Vista, CA 92083

I've been to time out Café two times for breakfast with a big group of friends. Good breakfast, good variety and good service. They also have mimosas and...

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  • Superb195 Reviews4.5
WildWood Crossing 116 Civic Center Dr, Vista
WildWood Crossing
American • $$

WildWood Crossing

116 Civic Center Dr, Vista, CA 92084

Excellent dinner theater in the showroom. The Broadway Theater/Wildwood Cantina partnership brings something very special to Vista. It was so good, I came back...

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  • Superb250 Reviews4.4

Pizza Restaurants

Pizza in Vista
Palomar Pizza & Pasta & Salad 3265 Business Park Dr # A, Vista
Palomar Pizza & Pasta & Salad
Pizza • $

Palomar Pizza & Pasta & Salad

3265 Business Park Dr # A, Vista, CA 92081

Recently, I have ordered twice from Palomar Pizza and been pleasantly surprised. There are not a lot of delivery options where I live except for DD, Grub Hub,...

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  • Superb163 Reviews4.6
Grand Slam Pizza 1910 Shadowridge Dr #101, Vista
Grand Slam Pizza
Pizza

Grand Slam Pizza

1910 Shadowridge Dr #101, Vista, CA 92081

Hidden little pizza place catering to neighborhood, and probably little leaguers. We ordered a medium pizza and large dinner salad. Dinner salad was fantastic...

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  • Superb214 Reviews4.5
Pizzamaniac 1461 N Santa Fe Ave, Vista
Pizzamaniac
Pizza • $

Pizzamaniac

1461 N Santa Fe Ave, Vista, CA 92083

By far one of the best pizzas I've had. I got the pepperoni with ricotta and crispy. The crust was perfection and the ricotta was so creamy. The pizza was...

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  • Superb203 Reviews4.5

Mexican Restaurants

Mexican in Vista
Tacos Don Paco 800 Civic Center Dr suite F, Vista
Tacos Don Paco
Mexican • $

Tacos Don Paco

800 Civic Center Dr suite F, Vista, CA 92084

What a little gem of a Mexican place. Super authentic and their selection of sauces... amazing! They even have potato rolled tacos! And their fish taco,...

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  • Superb198 Reviews4.7
Taqueria Chabelita Taco Shop 1587 E Vista Way, Vista
Taqueria Chabelita Taco Shop
Mexican • $

Taqueria Chabelita Taco Shop

1587 E Vista Way, Vista, CA 92084

I love the food so much but with their red salsa was is way too hot. Like maybe if they start making an Arbol salsa, I would go there all the time. Seriously...

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  • Superb103 Reviews4.7
Cocina Del Carmen 1350 E Vista Way Unit 8, Vista
Cocina Del Carmen
Mexican

Cocina Del Carmen

1350 E Vista Way Unit 8, Vista, CA 92084

I was really excited to try this place cause the birria tacos look amazing. I ordered exactly that and the dish came with a side of consome and it was so good....

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  • Superb129 Reviews4.6

Chinese Restaurants

Chinese in Vista
A-One Wok 1031 S Santa Fe Ave B, Vista
A-One Wok
Chinese

A-One Wok

1031 S Santa Fe Ave B, Vista, CA 92083

My NEW favorite Chinese restaurant. Love their food selection and the fact that I can get my dish specialty made here. Will always be coming here as it's...

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  • Superb43 Reviews4.6
Ho Won Express 1611 S Melrose Dr Ste O, Vista
Ho Won Express
Chinese • $

Ho Won Express

1611 S Melrose Dr Ste O, Vista, CA 92081

I've been to many Chinese express places and the only place that wasn't bland was a spot in SF fidi. I'm sooo happy to find this restaurant!! It...

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  • Superb90 Reviews4.3
Panda Wok 904 S Santa Fe Ave, Vista
Panda Wok
Chinese • $

Panda Wok

904 S Santa Fe Ave, Vista, CA 92084

I've frequented this restaurant since they opened. They always give you HUGE portions of food on you plates. One three item combo can easily feed 2...

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  • Good144 Reviews4.2

Fast Food Restaurants

Fast Food in Vista
La Banana Fruits 1590 S Melrose Dr, Vista
La Banana Fruits
Fast Food

La Banana Fruits

1590 S Melrose Dr, Vista, CA 92081

Oh my goodness..what a find! I wasn't feeling well and ordered a gallon of watermelon water. So delicious! I highly recommend you try this place. The...

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  • Superb73 Reviews4.9
The Habit Burger Grill 445 Hacienda Dr, Vista
The Habit Burger Grill
Fast Food

The Habit Burger Grill

445 Hacienda Dr, Vista, CA 92081

It seems tucked in an odd location, but it's The Habit, so the food is great. I've only been to this location once but the employees were very...

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  • Good15 Reviews3.5
Raising Cane's Chicken Fingers 303 Vista Village Dr, Vista
Raising Cane's Chicken Fingers
Fast Food • $

Raising Cane's Chicken Fingers

303 Vista Village Dr, Vista, CA 92083

Workers are always polite. My go to for chicken fingers and good honey mustard. It's not on the menu but you can ask for it :)Double check your sauces on...

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  • Good264 Reviews3.8

Seafood Restaurants

Seafood in Vista
Super Pescaderia el Puerto (Fish Market) 403 N Santa Fe Ave, Vista
Super Pescaderia el Puerto (Fish Market)
Seafood Markets

Super Pescaderia el Puerto (Fish Market)

403 N Santa Fe Ave, Vista, CA 92084

What a gem I found in Vista. Nice little traditional fish market with ice filled fish displays. I bought the filleto bassa, bass filets. Amazing prices not...

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  • Superb18 Reviews4.7
Rubio's Coastal Grill 620 Hacienda Dr Suite 101, Vista
Rubio's Coastal Grill
Seafood • $$

Rubio's Coastal Grill

620 Hacienda Dr Suite 101, Vista, CA 92081

Amazing customer service! I came in on taco night and I ordered a ton of tacos for the family and a vegetarian bowl for myself.. When eating dinner I found...

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  • Good143 Reviews3.7
Rubio's Coastal Grill 1711 University Dr Suite 110, Vista
Rubio's Coastal Grill
Seafood • $

Rubio's Coastal Grill

1711 University Dr Suite 110, Vista, CA 92083

This location is a hit or miss for me. Unfortunately the oceanside location burned down.. I love Rubio's collectivity. Their food is great. I honestly...

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  • Good168 Reviews3.4

Thai Restaurants

Thai in Vista
Thai Thai Restaurant 1717 E Vista Way, Vista
Thai Thai Restaurant
Thai • $$

Thai Thai Restaurant

1717 E Vista Way, Vista, CA 92084

Best experience I've had at a restaurant in a long time!! I dined in and really enjoyed my experience at Thai Thai. I started off with a Thai Iced Tea and...

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  • Superb269 Reviews4.5
Thai One On 485 S Melrose Dr #108, Vista
Thai One On
Thai • $$

Thai One On

485 S Melrose Dr #108, Vista, CA 92081

Like all Thai food I have ever had, expensive..but this place is worth it. I love the pineapple fried rice and the pad sew yew--- I know that is spelled wrong,...

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  • Superb385 Reviews4.3
Sue's Express and Catering Thai 3225 Business Park Dr, Vista
Sue's Express and Catering Thai
Thai

Sue's Express and Catering Thai

3225 Business Park Dr, Vista, CA 92081

Litterally the best thai food i've ever had. Its a little hard to find at first but its a cute and quiet spot. Only complaint I have is they have off and...

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  • Superb43 Reviews4.4
Big Jim's 395 Grill 777 E Vista Way #204, Vista
Big Jim's 395 Grill
Sandwich Shop • $

Big Jim's 395 Grill

777 E Vista Way #204, Vista, CA 92084

Big Jim's can be a very busy little place, but well worth the wait. As a matter of fact you usually don't have to wait that long at all. All of the...

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  • Superb158 Reviews4.7
Good Belly Deli (Previously Yogurt Giant) 1817 W Vista Way STE E, Vista
Good Belly Deli (Previously Yogurt Giant)
Sandwich Shop • $

Good Belly Deli (Previously Yogurt Giant)

1817 W Vista Way STE E, Vista, CA 92083

I crave the tuna here! I love that she makes it custom to me! I get pickles and celery but added jalapeños this last time and it was so yummy! Try on toasted...

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  • Superb89 Reviews4.8
Vista's Icebox 2260 Oak Ridge Way, Vista
Vista's Icebox
Sandwich Shop • $

Vista's Icebox

2260 Oak Ridge Way, Vista, CA 92081

Vista’s Icebox has a homey feel while serving the most delicious sandwiches. We tried the Reuben and the California split. The size of the sandwich was...

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  • Superb112 Reviews4.6
Andreas D Best Pizza 1591 E Vista Way Suit D, Vista
Andreas D Best Pizza
Chicken Wings

Andreas D Best Pizza

1591 E Vista Way Suit D, Vista, CA 92084

Absolutely one of the best pizza spots ?⭐️ Check out an Instagram @socal_foodesserts_eatereviewer for a post on an order from here! ? 1.15.22 (Felix...

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  • Superb41 Reviews4.8
Wings Mix 962 S Santa Fe Ave, Vista
Wings Mix
Chicken Wings • $

Wings Mix

962 S Santa Fe Ave, Vista, CA 92084

My family has eaten food from Wings Mix many times before and have always been satisfied. So we ordered our Super Bowl wings from them today. Haydee took my...

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  • Superb129 Reviews4.3
It's Just Wings 255 Vista Village Dr, Vista
It's Just Wings
Chicken Wings

It's Just Wings

255 Vista Village Dr, Vista, CA 92083

wait i wasn't expecting this place to have bad reviews ! i actually enjoyed what i got, they gave me and extra ranch, and the boneless wings tasted fine....

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  • Poor32 Reviews1.8