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Unread 01-08-2011, 02:49 PM
 
Location: Northfield, MN
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Default Is Tijuana Safe?

I am planning a trip to San Diego, and have never been to mexico, so I'm thinking about going to Tijuana for a day. Is it safe? Are there restaurants that are clean and safe to eat at?
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Unread 01-08-2011, 05:05 PM
 
Location: San Diego
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Tijuana used to be a nice place. Too violent these days:
http://www.nytimes.com/2010/10/26/wo.../26mexico.html
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Unread 01-08-2011, 05:52 PM
 
Location: Rolando, San Diego CA 92115
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It's probably fine to walk across, go to a nice restaurant in Zona Rio during the day. But is it a safe place? No.
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Unread 01-08-2011, 06:28 PM
 
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Hell No!!
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Unread 01-08-2011, 08:11 PM
 
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Just don't drink the water!
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Unread 01-09-2011, 02:35 AM
 
Location: San Diego 92101
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Just don't drink the water!
I don't think he asked about the water but anyway, take a chance, AGuyFromCleveland18
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Unread 01-09-2011, 03:05 AM
 
Location: San Francisco, CA
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I am planning a trip to San Diego, and have never been to mexico, so I'm thinking about going to Tijuana for a day. Is it safe? Are there restaurants that are clean and safe to eat at?
Yes, it's perfectly safe.

Severed head full of bullet holes found dangling from bridge in Tijuana, Mexico, officials say
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Unread 01-09-2011, 03:13 AM
 
Location: Los Angeles
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I am planning a trip to San Diego, and have never been to mexico, so I'm thinking about going to Tijuana for a day. Is it safe? Are there restaurants that are clean and safe to eat at?

10 years ago.....YES, very safe. These days, not so safe other than a quick day trip to say you've been there.

Oh Johnny, we're sorry....so so sorry. These cats are fine...we walk with swans and hummingbirds in this lake of life. Don't bury your young with skeletons lurking in the darkness. The tin man waits in a dark alley....for you.
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Unread 01-09-2011, 11:00 AM
 
Location: Sandy Eggo - Kensington
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Just take a Google maps tour and pretend like you visited...lol. Actually it's probably ok to go during the day, but just stay in the tourist zone. Just don't be surprised if you're one of the few American tourists around.

Avenida Revolucion
google maps tijuana - Google Maps
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Unread 01-09-2011, 11:14 AM
 
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just don't go down looking for hookers or drugs, and make sure not to flash money/jewelery. Hide your wallet and don't go to any ATMs down there. My friend got jacked at an ATM.
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