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El Cajon and Lakeside are nestled in San Diego's East County and seamlessly blend a down-home country atmosphere with the amenities of a suburban community. Lakeside has several different cuisines and dining atmospheres ranging from outdoor tables to formal white tablecloths. Near the lake, Italian restaurants serve pizza, pasta, and luncheon buffets. Hearty and traditional American cuisine is another option for eating out in Lakeside, with long-standing cafes serving burgers, coffee, and pie. El Cajon, named for the box-like canyon it sits in, offers exotic cuisine choices including themed Halal/Arabic restaurants serving kebab, shwarma, and fresh hummus. Thai food choices in El Cajon include casual lunch options and dining establishments serving extensive menus with Thai curry, noodles, and seafood.

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