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Hill Street Cafe

524 S. Coast Hwy, Oceanside, CA
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English first
Oceanside, CA
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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
4 helpful votes 4 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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Senior Reviewer
8 reviews 8 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 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
Top Contributor
111 reviews 111 reviews
66 restaurant reviews
39 helpful votes 39 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
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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
Top Contributor
116 reviews 116 reviews
97 restaurant reviews
36 helpful votes 36 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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Oceanside, California
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81 reviews 81 reviews
44 restaurant reviews
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 6, 2014

The food is OK, and the menu includes some healthy choices but I am not always too happy with the service. The restaurant is in an old home that has been converted. I have eaten there about 5-6 times. Good enough to come back to, but not among the best.

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Ballycastle, United Kingdom
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1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 28, 2014

I used to go to Hill Street Cafe when it first opened over twenty years ago. It was amazing. At the time it was one of the first proper owner-operator coffee shops in Oceanside and for that alone it was gratefully received, however, when the sheer quality of coffee, service and atmosphere was also taken into account it rapidly became... More

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Address: 524 S. Coast Hwy, Oceanside, CA
Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Oceanside
Cuisine: Californian

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