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TJ Oyster Bar

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Certificate of Excellence2015 - 2017 Winner

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Special Diets
Gluten Free Options
Lunch, Dinner
Mexican, Seafood
Takeout, Seating, Serves Alcohol, Wheelchair Accessible, Table Service
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All reviews oysters ceviche smoked tuna aguachile taco fries soup chilli great seafood hole in the wall san diego different types lunch spot worth the wait small place mexican food yum
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Reviewed March 3, 2019 via mobile

The smoked tuna taco is so amazing!! The shrimp ceviche tostada is also to die for. You also need to wash that down with a Tamarind Michalada!! This is my go to taco spot in San Diego.

Date of visit: February 2019
Thank Laena7
Reviewed January 10, 2019 via mobile

Lots of options and good service along with great food make this T.J’s a worthwhile lunch spot. We’ll be back soon.

Date of visit: January 2019
Thank F264EEtimk
Reviewed September 13, 2018 via mobile

I have had dreams of the food here, great seafood great staff I have been here at least 50+ times and have never been disappointed. If you love seafood you have to come here, you will then have dreams as I do 😎

Date of visit: September 2018
Thank Bradnvicki
Reviewed August 27, 2018 via mobile

Casual restaurant with a bar. Good size menu and lots of seafood options. Happy hour oysters only $1.50!

Date of visit: August 2018
Thank Realtor_Chupco
Reviewed July 23, 2018

TJ Oster is the place to go if you want to experiment the taste of Baja California cuisine. The ceviches are delicious and the variarity of seafood tacos is amazing!

Date of visit: July 2018
Thank Gabriela H
Reviewed June 19, 2018 via mobile

We always take mom to eat fish tacos here since they are so delicious, she really enjoys the food she is a 94 years young lady and she knows good food.

Date of visit: June 2018
Thank coolgradmaof10
Reviewed June 18, 2018

My favorite is tuna fries. My husband loves the aguachile and the ceviches. The 7 seas soup is also very tasty. Wish they had better wine selections but not a biggie as a beer is always good with this food.

Date of visit: June 2018
Thank Mary Joan O
Reviewed June 10, 2018 via mobile

It’s a small place that’s pretty busy, but definitely good tacos. I had a fish, shrimp diabla, octopus, and seafood. The fish was underwhelming, but at least it was cheap. The other three were very good. Three tacos would have been plenty, four is a...More

Date of visit: June 2018
Thank thermogenic
Reviewed April 30, 2018

These are the best fish tacos: lightly breaded, great sauce, good garnish, still $1.29. This is where we go if the family is hungry and it is off-hours. Even though they are worth the wait, the lines can be long and the space crowded.

Date of visit: April 2018
Thank Nathan O
Reviewed April 22, 2018

I've tried this place several times and I've never been overwhelmed by it. The menu is OK, the service can be very slow and the ambience is loud and industrial.

Date of visit: March 2018
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yes, they do. highly recommended as well.
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