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Monterey Bay Canners Restaurant & Oyster Bar

1325 Harbor Drive North, Oceanside, CA 92054
760.722.3474
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English first
Oceanside, California
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13 reviews 13 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 3, 2014

GREAT Happy Hour. Call ahead and find out where the bartender, Chrystal, is working -- inside or out. Where inside or out, sit at the bar and "experience" Chrystal. SHE makes the evening fun. She had strangers interacting as long-lost buddies. Great value, Great food, Great fun!

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San Diego, California
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11 reviews 11 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 8, 2014

We went on a incredible dolphin trip with southerncaliforniafishingtrips and went to eat here and they were gone but a new named restaurant was there it was ok nut crowded.

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frederick, maryland
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371 reviews 371 reviews
236 restaurant reviews
423 helpful votes 423 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 4, 2014

Had a very good lunch here. Waitress was extraordinarily attentive and made sure that the coffee met my expectations. The special treat here was an "ahi tuna stack" with layers of tuna, chopped mango, pickled ginger, etc. - delicious appetizer which I split with one other. Then moved to the mahi mahi fish tacos - also very good. Nice view... More 

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Victoria, Canada
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120 reviews 120 reviews
83 restaurant reviews
73 helpful votes 73 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 30, 2014

Location is wonderful, sitting outside at water's edge, sunshine, who could ask for anything more, except perhaps good food. It's always disappointing when restaurants capitalize on nostalgia or local history and lose track of their #1 priority, food. The fish and chips were just "ok", ditto the fish tacos. I wish one could rave about this place as it has... More 

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RENO
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47 reviews 47 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
28 helpful votes 28 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 1, 2014

We enjoyed a delicious Sunday Brunch at Monterey Bay Canners. It had a great selection of seafood as well as all the other breakfast items. The champagne and orange flowed freely. It was so good I wished I could have eaten more as everything was so delicious.

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Arizona
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348 reviews 348 reviews
193 restaurant reviews
205 helpful votes 205 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 17, 2013

Four of us were here for happy hour. We went twice and all-in-all we enjoyed ourselves. Both evenings we were greeted warmly and seated immediately not too easy since one in our party uses a wheelchair. One evening my wife and I had a sourdough chowder bowl and a Caesar salad with average margaritas to wash it all down with.... More 

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Oceanside, California
2 reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 2, 2013

Love the happy hour here. We go to it often. Service is always good - the waitresses are really nice. The bands are great Fri night, but we go there primarily for the great food and wonderful view of the harbor.

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Oceanside
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10 reviews 10 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed October 17, 2013

They used to have a wonderful Sunday Brunch but then took it away for a year or so. I took my 87 yr old mother in there and I was excited to see the brunch back, but my mom eats like a bird so I asked if there was a senior discount they said , "Oh yes", so I fugured... More 

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hudson valley, ny
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21 reviews 21 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
38 helpful votes 38 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 1, 2013

Got there for happy hour with $4 apps and drinks, live band beautifull views. What more can you ask for . The service was a bit slow, took a while for the waitress to come and take our orders. She kept walking by us as if we were invisible, after 20 minutes, my husband ased if this was a "... More 

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San Marcos, California
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50 reviews 50 reviews
46 restaurant reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 24, 2013

I've been here several times before and the last time I decided not to go back. I use to enjoy it but that was before the price increases and poor service and mediocre food. However, I heard that they had new owners and were remodeling and making changes so I decided to try it again. I really wanted to like... More 

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Additional Information about Monterey Bay Canners Restaurant & Oyster Bar

Address: 1325 Harbor Drive North, Oceanside, CA 92054
Phone Number: 760.722.3474
Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Oceanside
Open Hours:
Sunday 11:00 am - 12:00 am
Monday 11:00 am - 12:00 am
Tuesday 11:00 am - 12:00 am
Wednesday 11:00 am - 12:00 am
Thursday 11:00 am - 12:00 am
Friday 11:00 am - 1:30 am
Saturday 11:00 am - 1:30 am
Cuisine: Seafood

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