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The Fish Joint

518 South Coast Highway, Oceanside, CA 92054
760-966-0985
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  • English first
  • Italian first
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English first
Senior Reviewer
6 reviews 6 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 15, 2014

We love this place and were looking forward to visiting while in town this summer, but the sign on the door days our is closed for remodel. TOTALLY disappointed!

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Oceanside, California
Senior Contributor
25 reviews 25 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 9, 2014

This place has the best fish n chips. Great music and is right on the water. It's under the Pier Bridge and across from a Ampi theater.

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Top Contributor
54 reviews 54 reviews
37 restaurant reviews
20 helpful votes 20 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 6, 2013

This was an unexpected surprise. Small and intimate seaside grotto. A little confusing At first, two restaurants side by side, same owner. "The Fish Joint" & "hill cafe" we were a group of twelve, seated at The Fish Joint; and were able to order from both places. Double the menu, how great is that? Orders varied from a cheeseburger and... More 

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Toronto, Canada
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37 reviews 37 reviews
27 restaurant reviews
24 helpful votes 24 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 30, 2013

Fun, funky, casual, laid-back place. It's not very big but we went early for dinner so we didn't wait at all. The menu is thoughtful and different -- really fresh ingredients put together in creative, delicious combinations. The way the menu is written and the story of how the Fish Joint came to be is witty and real. As visitors... More 

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Oceanside, California
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4 reviews 4 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 20, 2012

The wait is a little long, but I've never had bad service on this side of Hill Street. The fish and sushi are fresh and the waiter/sushi chef is always smiling, helpful, and makes great rolls that are artfully displayed!

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Los Angeles, California
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15 reviews 15 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 13, 2012

And this place is all about it. Best Sushi in town for sure. Everything is a la carte, no all you can eat here. Their original rolls are all yummy. They also have the traditional favorites. Try the Hogsbreath roll...ah-mazing!

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Oceanside, California
Senior Contributor
31 reviews 31 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 12, 2012

Foreign and Domestic Choices, from Fish to "Nuts" will delight your taste buds and provide you with a meal to remember. Situated in a quaint little courtyard, offering fresh local foods and unique outdoor seating The Fish Joint will become a choice for return trips.

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Cali
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9 reviews 9 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 31, 2012 via mobile

We were in Oceanside on vacation, and were told by a formal local to go to the fish joint. We were so happy we did. The menu was so unique and I was very pleasantly surprised by the vegetarian/vegan options also. We got the Kronic roll, gorilla ball roll, teriyaki dinner with tofu/vegs/rice. All were excellent! The decor was paintings... More 

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Top Contributor
72 reviews 72 reviews
54 restaurant reviews
28 helpful votes 28 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 11, 2011

Yes, you can you traditional rolls. If you do that, you will be missing the boat completely. All of their house rolls are are themed after Gilligan's Island each one is unique and delicious. Service is pretty casual but, efficient. The place is small and friendly. Try the Spicy Squid appetizer.

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Vancouver
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24 reviews 24 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
20 helpful votes 20 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 30, 2011 via mobile

As a tourist passing through Oceanside was just looking for a quick bite. Felt like fish and chips and the gps brought up the fish joint. Well, when we got in there they did have fish and chips but when I saw the sushi I couldn't miss it. I am from Vancouver bc and we have tons of fish and... More 

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Additional Information about The Fish Joint

Address: 518 South Coast Highway, Oceanside, CA 92054
Phone Number: 760-966-0985
Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Oceanside
Open Hours:
Sunday 12:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Monday 12:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Tuesday 12:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Wednesday 12:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Thursday 12:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Friday 12:00 pm - 9:30 pm
Saturday 12:00 pm - 9:30 pm
Cuisine: Sushi

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