Carlsbad Journals

San Diego Trip

A July 2003 trip to Carlsbad by Whitey#1

Quote: We drove down to San Diego to visit with some friends who came from Nebraska to stay with their family.

Karl Strauss Brewery & Restaurants

Restaurant | "Karl Strauss Brewery Restaurant"

Quote:
The restaurant is located right in front of the resort(Grand Pacific Palisades), so it was very convenient for us to meet our friends there. My buddy and I shared the beer sample, which I highly recommend. Our server was very nice and the service was great. I asked our server about my steak being smaller than my buddy's steak, not actually expecting anything. He took me seriously, and told the manager for me. She came over and told us that my steak was a runt and asked what she could do. I told her I didn't expect anything and that I was just giving our server a hard time. When the bill came she had our appetizer ($10) taken off the bill, which was totally unexpected. Overall, the food and beer was...Read More

Member Rating 5 out of 5 on November 26, 2003

Karl Strauss Brewery & Restaurants
5801 Armada Drive
Carlsbad, California 92008
(760) 431-2739

SeaWorld San Diego

Attraction | "Sea World"

Quote:
We went to Sea World with our frineds and their kids. I have a two-year-old boy and they have an eight-year-old boy and a two-year-old girl. My buddy and I and the kids sat in the "soaker" section of the show, front and center. They don't call it the "soaker" section for nothing. All the kids loved it. When we left the show we were dripping. After that, we hit the Shipwreck Rapids ride. The line was huge because it is the only "ride" in the park, but it was worth the wait. We started to dry off in line, but when we exited the ride we were dripping again. We ate lunch at the Shipwreck Reef Cafe. It was expensive, as expected, but the food was really fresh and good, especially for an amusement park. ...Read More

Member Rating 5 out of 5 on November 26, 2003

SeaWorld San Diego
500 Seaworld Drive
San Diego, California 92019
(800) 257-4268