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Harbor Fish and Chips

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American, Chowder, Seafood
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276-A Harbor Drive South, Oceanside, CA 92054
760.722.4977
Today
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
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Hours:
Sun - Sat 11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Dining options: Lunch, Dinner, Takeout

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  • 99
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  • 30
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  • 6
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Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Zucchini is huge!!!

Fish is delicious, right on the water. Quick service. Definitely recommend. Be sure to go hungry. Fish and chips are a good deal. Fish tacos were also very tasty.

4 of 5 starsReviewed May 22, 2015
flightgirl78
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Houston, Texas
Good for:
  • Scenic view
  • Families with children
  • Local cuisine
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238 Reviews from our TripAdvisor Community

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Houston, Texas
Senior Contributor
41 reviews 41 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 22, 2015 NEW

Fish is delicious, right on the water. Quick service. Definitely recommend. Be sure to go hungry. Fish and chips are a good deal. Fish tacos were also very tasty.

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Oceanside, California
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7 reviews 7 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 20, 2015 NEW

Best fish and chips, good service, Lots of seating but very casual which I liked. Good coleslaw and prices were fair. We sat outside and watched the boats come in. Lots of fun.

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Oceanside
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6 reviews 6 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 19, 2015 NEW

Being British, we looked for a good Fish and Chip Restaurant, and found it right there in the Oceanside Harbor. Nothing fancy but always busy and you can sit inside or out, watching all the ships, seagulls and seals if your lucky, for entertainment. The fish are large, cooked in a lovely batter, and along with the chips, served up... More 

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Oceanside, California
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6 reviews 6 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 19, 2015 NEW

Simply the best Fish 'n Chips to be found in the U.S.A. !!! You would have to travel to England to find anything comparable. Great venue for friends and family located at Cape Cod Village on the picturesque Oceanside Small Craft Harbor. Will go back again, again & again!!!

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San Diego, California
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21 reviews 21 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 3, 2015

We stopped by for lunch in March since we have found things very busy in the evening. There is a full luncheon menu at very reasonable prices. The fish and chips are highly recommended. Beer on tap (Stella) was an added bonus. If you go in the evening we recommend a Thursday as being best. Helpful staff but dont go... More 

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Las Vegas, Nevada
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29 reviews 29 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 29, 2015

The fish, coleslaw and french-fries were excellent. Ordering at counter was great as fish was cooked fresh for every customer.

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Santa Maria, California
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71 reviews 71 reviews
33 restaurant reviews
44 helpful votes 44 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 27, 2015

Ordered the $13 Captains Special of 2 pieces of battered and fried fish with 2 shrimp done the same way with two sides. The shrimp were good. The fish was your basic white fish and really way over-battered so you end up with a lot more fried batter than fish. The chowder was gelatinous for some reason but not bad.... More 

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11 reviews 11 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed April 24, 2015

The guy greeting us at the cash register was friendly, informative, and had a great attitude. That being said, I have had much better clam chowder out of a can, my salad was brown, and there was not a whole lot of fish in the largely hollow deep fried batter I was served. Adding insult to injury, the price for... More 

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Vista, California
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22 reviews 22 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 16, 2015

First time eating here and I was not disappointed. Fish and chips are a treat for me because I don't normally eat anything fried, however their fish was not at all greasy and the taste was outstanding. They also have good tartar sauce, which is a must with fish...lightly battered and very large pieces of fish. The location is right... More 

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Oceanside, California
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70 reviews 70 reviews
49 restaurant reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 11, 2015

They have daily lunch specials. Good portions. Clam chowder is good. Fish and Chips are good. Cole slaw is good. Outdoor seating is available. This place gets busy!!

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 276-A Harbor Drive South, Oceanside, CA 92054
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Oceanside
  • Phone Number: 760.722.4977

Price and Cuisine

  • Average Prices: USD 10 - 10
  • Cuisine: American, Chowder, Seafood

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Good for: Scenic view, Families with children, Local cuisine
Open Hours
Sunday
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Monday
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Tuesday
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Wednesday
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Thursday
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Friday
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Saturday
11:00 am - 10:00 pm

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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?