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524 S. Coast Hwy, Oceanside, CA
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Rochester, Minnesota
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156 reviews 156 reviews
91 restaurant reviews
79 helpful votes 79 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 2, 2015

We had a quiet lunch on the patio, service was excellent. We were in the mood for a light lunch and were in the area. Knowledgable with gluten free choices and we had a tasty lunch. Not sure it's a "must return" place for us but not sorry we gave it a try either.

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Hermosa Beach, California
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35 reviews 35 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 28, 2014

We were coming back to the Los Angeles area from San Diego and decided to pull off the freeway for a nice breakfast. As we were driving down the Coast Highway in Oceanside, we noticed a yellow Victorian house (which we later learned was built in 1888) with the name Hill Street Cafe and Gallery. We weren't particularly looking for... More 

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Oceanside, CA
4 reviews 4 reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 1, 2014

Hill Street has been around for centuries it seems - and while a Victorian home in Southern California is something of a rarity in itself - this restaurant offers what everyone is looking for in a beach town experience. This turn-of-the-century renovated Victorian home has tables tucked in every corner of the interior living areas, the wide exterior sunroom porch,... More 

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Temecula, California
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9 reviews 9 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed September 27, 2014

we found the food to be over-cooked (eggs rubbery, toast dry). We were very disappointed. Cute place, I might give it a try for something other than breakfast.

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8 reviews 8 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed July 29, 2014

This was the second place my husband and I stopped for breakfast on Monday morning at 7:30 a.m. After our poor experience at Cafe 101 we went down the street and found this place. Would like to say it was wonderful, but we didn't get the chance to find out because we left before ordering. There was one other customer... More 

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Denver, Colorado, United States
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116 reviews 116 reviews
69 restaurant reviews
42 helpful votes 42 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2014

Always on the search for good restaurants with vegan options and this was recommended by Succulent Café, also in Oceanside. Now THIS is vegan cooking...even some Raw Vegan options. I chose the Yams with stir fried veggies and vegan garlic mashed potatoes. Everything was cooked to perfection...stir fry of onions, bean sprouts, kale, and peppers was great and the garlic... More 

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Hampstead, North Carolina
15 reviews 15 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 29, 2014

The Hill Street Cafe has a very delicious and healthy menu. It really is one of my favorite restaurants of all time,One thing you should always remember about this cafe is that your order will always take a while, so be patient. The food is always fresh. At breakfast the Greek Eggs are one of my favorites, and a Keith... More 

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San Diego, California
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126 reviews 126 reviews
102 restaurant reviews
37 helpful votes 37 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 29, 2014

This is a small but quaint place. The good was incredible so was the service. I had the fresh seafood bowl over brown rice and a freshly squeezed blood orange mimosa . Both were absolutely delicious. Much better then many if the upscale restaurants in town.

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Draper, Utah
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43 reviews 43 reviews
29 restaurant reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 17, 2014

Did some research before vacation and this was on my list. It is a Victorian house, we were seated immediately for dinner. All the food was fresh and good. The manager/owner? was very friendly. We went back for breakfast later in the week service was a little slow that morning and there was not hardly anyone there, still like the... More 

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San Diego
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7 reviews 7 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 16, 2014

I have been going here for years and the food is consistently great - and best of all, no guilt! Located in a quaint yellow Victoria house on the main drag, they have both inside and outside seating, as well as some private rooms. I have ordered several items on the menu and liked them all, but my favorites are... More 

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Additional Information about Hill Street Cafe

Address: 524 S. Coast Hwy, Oceanside, CA
Phone Number: 760-966-0985
Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Oceanside
Open Hours:
Sunday 7:00 am - 9:00 pm
Monday 7:00 am - 9:00 pm
Tuesday 7:00 am - 9:00 pm
Wednesday 7:00 am - 9:00 pm
Thursday 7:00 am - 9:00 pm
Friday 7:00 am - 9:00 pm
Saturday 7:00 am - 9:00 pm
Cuisine: Californian

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