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Trick Out Your Belgian Waffle at Up2U Cafe Near Avalon at Mission Bay in San Diego

The espresso evokes Italy; the waffles, Belgium; the Nutella crepe, Paris. At Up2U Cafe in San Diego, many different nations are represented on the menu. It's this eclectic aspect of its food and drink that brings most customers to Up2U, which quite literally leaves the contents of your dessert totally up to you.

If you're craving espresso, but also something sweet, try the affogato. It perfectly brings the two together with a scoop of gelato and piping-hot espresso poured over top. You can also savor something a bit more familiar, perhaps a crepe stuffed with strawberries and whipped cream. Build your own dessert from the ingredients offered. Start with foundation of either crepe, Belgian waffle, or honey toast, and then add a sauce, fresh fruit, and ice cream or toppings like torched marshmallow. The unique sweets all await just a short trip away from Avalon at Mission Bay.

Up2U Cafe
7510 Mesa College Drive
San Diego, CA 92111
(619) 566-6542

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Get a Behind-the-Scenes Look of Navy Equipment at the USS Midway Museum Near Avalon at Mission Bay

To get a glimpse of what life was like on one of the US Navy's most renowned aircraft carriers, spend some time at the USS Midway Museum. The San Diego attraction features 29 restored aircrafts and more than 60 exhibits.

Whether you're a history buff or simply interested in the Navy, the USS Midway Museum near Avalon at Mission Bay should be on your must-visit list. Purchase an admission ticket that includes a self-guided audio tour, which is narrated by Midway sailors. You could spend hours checking out the engine room, flight controls, mess hall, pilot's ready room, and sleeping quarters, among other areas.

Children under the age of six are free, while children ages six to 12 will be charged a $10 admission fee. Adult tickets cost $19. However, guests can purchase tickets online to take advantage of a small discount.

USS Midway Museum
910 North Harbor Drive
San Diego, CA 92101
(619) 544-9600

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Fish Attack Sushi House Near Avalon at Mission Bay: Don't Miss the Sushi Pizza Roll

It's not that Fish Attack Sushi House's chef entirely ignores classic sushi. He and his team just like to get creative in the kitchen after they've been wrapping traditional sushi rolls and preparing sashimi for a while. When inspiration strikes, the results are delectable, according to customers.

The Hot Kiss roll, for example, gets stuffed with yellowtail, tuna, avocado, and cucumber and topped with salmon, jalapeno, and spicy mayo. Another extraordinary roll, the Sushi Pizza, displays strata of spicy tuna, yellowtail, and sprouts with every bite of its fried-rice exterior—which is drizzled with eel sauce and fiery wasabi mayo.

Despite the freshness of the fish and the skill of the sushi chefs, customers say you'll never overpay at Fish Attack Sushi House, located not far from Avalon at Mission Bay. The chefs also have a reputation for working quickly, so you shouldn't have to wait too long for your meal.

Fish Attack Sushi House
4575 Clairemont Drive
San Diego, CA 92117
(858) 490-01505

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Empirehouse: Quality Cuisine in a Laid-Back Setting Near Avalon at Mission Bay in San Diego

Those in search of high-quality cuisine in a laid-back setting should look no further than Empirehouse. This San Diego establishment offers comfort food, top-notch service, and an intimate dining experience. Empirehouse was recognized as the Best New Restaurant of 2011 by the readers of San Diego City Beat magazine. To see if the eatery lives up to the hype, make the short trip from Avalon at Mission Bay.

Visit during brunch, lunch, or dinner and enjoy one of the many dishes on the menu. Omelets, breakfast sandwiches, and scrambles can be found on the brunch menu while tater tots and burgers are favorites from the dinner selection. The seared ahi fish tacos come highly recommended by regulars so make sure to give them a try. Guests say that despite the higher quality of food, the prices are reasonable. For even better deals, stop by during happy hour and take advantage of food and drink specials.

Empirehouse
127 University Avenue
San Diego, CA 92103
(619) 688-9283

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Empirehouse: Quality Cuisine in a Laid-Back Setting Near Avalon at Mission Bay in San Diego

Those in search of high-quality cuisine in a laid-back setting should look no further than Empirehouse. This San Diego establishment offers comfort food, top-notch service, and an intimate dining experience. Empirehouse was recognized as the Best New Restaurant of 2011 by the readers of San Diego City Beat magazine. To see if the eatery lives up to the hype, make the short trip from Avalon at Mission Bay.

Visit during brunch, lunch, or dinner and enjoy one of the many dishes on the menu. Omelets, breakfast sandwiches, and scrambles can be found on the brunch menu while tater tots and burgers are favorites from the dinner selection. The seared ahi fish tacos come highly recommended by regulars so make sure to give them a try. Guests say that despite the higher quality of food, the prices are reasonable. For even better deals, stop by during happy hour and take advantage of food and drink specials.

Empirehouse
127 University Avenue
San Diego, CA 92103
(619) 688-928

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