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College Area Food Experience: Sunday, May 1, 2016
Enjoy the tour of the great restaurants of the College Area!

Join the College Area Business District for the College Area Food Experience, C.A.F.É.  Visit with over 30 diverse dining destinations on Sunday, May 1, 2016 from 11:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m. This foodie event promises to be more delicious than ever. Scope out new favorite eateries and visit your regular “go-to” favorites as you satisfy your stomach with scrumptious samples from quaint cafés to budding bistros around the evolving College Area!

 You will work up an appetite on this self-guided tour. Whether you prefer authentic Mediterranean flavors, down home cookin’ like your mom’s, mouth-watering gastropub fare or other  sweet or savory treats. The College Area Food Experience has something just for you. Stop into try some of the new restaurants that call the College Area home like Dirty Birds College Area Pesto Italian Craft Kitchen or Mirch Masala 2go.

Tickets to CAFE are only $25 in advance and $30 the day o the event.  Tickets are available on line (see below) or at some of the participating restaurants.See the list of restaurants below for those where you can purchase tickets. CAFE promises to be on of the best food experiences you can imagine!

Click Here For Event Map & Suggested Event Day Route

You have many options to get to and from each participating restaurant. While we have Shuttles available with suggested day of event route, you may also choose to walk or bike the entire route or drive yourself from location to location. This is a free-range event, so you can go through it any way you choose and in any order. We do highly recommend taking the shuttle which will give you a chance to walk, ride and taste at each location. The only requirement is that you have fun!

College Area Food Experience 2015 on San Diego Living
Watch last year’s promotion video from 2015 on San Diego 6!

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2016 Participating Restaurants:

4.0 Deli
5844 Montezuma Road

Ackee Tree Jamaican Cuisine
5912 El Cajon Boulevard

Bankok Poco
5157 College Avenue

Bistro Sixty
5987 El Cajon Boulevard

Bruxie
5157 College Avenue

Buddie’s Burgers
5854 Montezuma Road

Cold Stone Creamery
6145 El Cajon Boulevard

CREAM
5157 El Cajon Boulevard

College Sub Shop
6150 El Cajon Boulevard

Dirty Birds, College Area
6499 El Cajon Boulevard

Duet Coffee
6526 El Cajon Boulevard

Effin’s Pub
6164 El Cajon Boulevard

Gerlando’s Pizzeria
6784 El Cajon Boulevard

Jersey Mike’s Subs
6083 El Cajon Boulevard

Living Room Coffeehouse
5900 El Cajon Boulevard

Mirch Masala 2Go
6165 El Cajon Boulevard

Next Door Craft Beer & Wine
7235 El Cajon Boulevard

Oggi’s Pizza Express
5500 Campanile Drive

Oshi’s Kitchen
5838 Montezuma Road

Pesto Italian Craft Kitchen
6011 El Cajon Boulevard

Wings N Things
6083 El Cajon Boulevard

Woodstock’s Pizza
6145 El Cajon Boulevard

Event Day Ticket Purchases

Tickets are $25 in advance and $30 the day of the event. Pre-Sale Tickets are available until April 30, 2016 on line . The day of the event, tickets will be $30. We accept cash or credit cards. Event day sales will be at the ticket booth located at 62nd Street and El Cajon Boulevard (next to Effin’s Pub, 6164 El Cajon Boulevard, San Diego CA 92115).

      The Living Room Coffeehouse   Bangkok Poco    Krafty Krepes

Event Day Parking

Ample parking for CAFE will be available for all  who attend. The parking lot entrance will be located at 62nd Street and El Cajon Boulevard (on the north Side of El Cajon Boulevard). The parking lot is graciously made available by College Avenue Baptist Church.

Directions

From the North –  Take the 5, 163, 805, or 15 Freeway South to the 8 Freeway East to the College Avenue Exit. Exit on College Avenue and drive South on College Avenue to El Cajon Boulevard. Turn left on El Cajon Boulevard (East) and turn left at the first traffic signal into the College Area Baptist Church parking lot entrance at 62nd Street just after Effin’s Pub.

From the South – Take the 5, 163, 805, or 15 Freeway North to the 8 Freeway East to the College Avenue Exit. Exit on College Avenue and drive South on College Avenue to El Cajon Boulevard. Turn left on El Cajon Boulevard (East) and turn left at the first traffic signal into the College Area Baptist Church parking lot entrance at 62nd Street just after Effin’s Pub.

From the East – Take the 8 Freeway West to the College Avenue Exit. Exit on College Avenue and drive South on College Avenue  to El Cajon Boulevard. Turn left on El Cajon Boulevard (East) and turn left at the first traffic signal into the College Area Baptist Church parking lot entrance at 62nd Street just after Effin’s Pub.

From the West – Take the 8 Freeway East to the College Avenue Exit. Exit on College Avenue and drive South approximately six traffic lights to El Cajon Boulevard. Turn left on El Cajon Boulevard (East) and turn left at the first traffic signal into the College Area Baptist Church parking lot entrance at 62nd Street just after Effin’s Pub.

CAFÉ takes place along the College Area’s famed El Cajon Boulevard from 54th Street to 73rd Street as well as eateries north on College Avenue from El Cajon Boulevard to SDSU campus.

You must bring your printed or digital pre-sale ticket purchase receipt to the CAFE Will-Call Booth at 62nd Street and El Cajon Boulevard to receive your event tickets.

2016 CAFE Media & Sponsors:

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