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1221 Vista Way, Oceanside, CA 92054-6452 (Stewart St.)
760-433-2633
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11:30 am - 12:00 am
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Hours:
Sun 9:30 am - 12:00 am
Mon - Sat 11:30 am - 12:00 am
Dining options: Dinner, Lunch, Reservations

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  • 23
    Excellent
  • 28
    Very good
  • 9
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  • 9
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  • 6
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    3.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    3.5 of 5 stars
Great food, attentive staff

Our food was very well prepared. We all ordered medium rare and they were done perfectly! The appetizers were good. The au gratin potatoes were great. The meats didn't disappoint! No issues with a larger group. Reservations were available. Price was reasonable and included soup or salad... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed July 11, 2015
Michelle B
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San Marcos, California
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raleigh, nc
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45 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed July 21, 2015 NEW

I love steak and had been holding on eating here until I had company. First impressions should have been our clue-dark, outdated, oddly laid out and no one to greet is for a few minutes. We waited 15 minutes for a table, yet many tables were open. Server took her time to greet us and we had to ask for... More 

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San Marcos, California
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43 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 75 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 11, 2015

Our food was very well prepared. We all ordered medium rare and they were done perfectly! The appetizers were good. The au gratin potatoes were great. The meats didn't disappoint! No issues with a larger group. Reservations were available. Price was reasonable and included soup or salad, potato or rice, veggies and the protein. It was not a la carte.... More 

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2 reviews
1 of 5 stars Reviewed June 8, 2015

Totally not worth the 100 dollars we spent on dinner. Clam chowder tasted like it was from a can. So not worth the money. For a seafood and steak place, we expected more. Don't bother.

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Frisco, Texas
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101 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 30 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 1, 2015 via mobile

They specialize in prime rib but overcooked both on our order. I did enjoy it nonetheless. Service was very good and though they have small wine list, it had several very good wines. Not a 5 star, but a good place for a steak if you're in the area.

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Oceanside, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 20, 2015

Good place to have a steak. Very pleasant, good service, fair pricing, and easy location as near I5 freeway. We had a great time and enjoyed the atmosphere.

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Crestline, California
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73 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 178 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 1, 2015

Ate here a long time back in the 70's. My brother went to the Local High School, and it was HUNGRY HUNTER then. Same fireplace/lodge feel. Very extensive/interesting menu. They have a table side salad 'lazy-susan'. And Huge Steak choices. I had prime Rib (I never have that) But was torn between that or Filet Mignon with Bearnaise. The only... More 

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Washington DC
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 112 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed April 16, 2015

I'm on my second day of diarrhea. Yeah, TMI, I know, but hopefully this gets the owner's attention. The meat tasted sour, like it had been sitting out too long either before or after cooking, then reheated insufficiently to kill the bacteria. The manager adjusted the bill, and apologized, but probably should have taken my contact info to make sure... More 

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Cardiff, United Kingdom
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 15, 2015 via mobile

We had an early supper in this restaurant on Sunday . It was so nearly good but just missed the mark on a number of issues First appearance was of a dark & dreary room . However the waiters made up for first impressions . The menu was varied although not stimulating . The food though was very good .... More 

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Las Vegas, United States
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 9, 2015 via mobile

we went to Hunter after reading the reviews and decided to go. I had the fillet mignon which was one of the tenderest pieces of meat that I've had in a long time. The flavor was outstanding and my wife had a chicken dish that was very very good. For dessert my wife had the carrot cake which was excellent... More 

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San Marcos, California, United States
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 5, 2015

Just had the most incredible meal and service. Dina was one of the most caring waitress I have ever encountered. Her service was unbelievable. She was not a hovering, but was right there when she needed to be. And the food was awesome. It was one of the best steaks, so tender and cooked perfect.

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Additional Information about Hunter Steakhouse

Address: 1221 Vista Way, Oceanside, CA 92054-6452
Phone Number: 760-433-2633
Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Oceanside
Open Hours:
Sunday 9:30 am - 12:00 am
Monday 11:30 am - 12:00 am
Tuesday 11:30 am - 12:00 am
Wednesday 11:30 am - 12:00 am
Thursday 11:30 am - 12:00 am
Friday 11:30 am - 12:00 am
Saturday 11:30 am - 12:00 am
Average Prices: USD 30 - 30
Cuisine: Steakhouse, Seafood, Delicatessen

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 1221 Vista Way, Oceanside, CA 92054-6452
    (Stewart St.)
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Oceanside
  • Phone Number: 760-433-2633

Price and Cuisine

  • Average Prices: USD 30 - 30
  • Cuisine: Steakhouse, Seafood, Delicatessen

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Dining Style: Casual Dining
Open Hours
Sunday
9:30 am - 12:00 am
Monday
11:30 am - 12:00 am
Tuesday
11:30 am - 12:00 am
Wednesday
11:30 am - 12:00 am
Thursday
11:30 am - 12:00 am
Friday
11:30 am - 12:00 am
Saturday
11:30 am - 12:00 am

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