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Lighthouse Oyster Bar & Grill

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262 Harbor Dr S, Oceanside, CA 92054-1037
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  • Excellent46%
  • Very good35%
  • Average9%
  • Poor7%
  • Terrible3%
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“oysters” (40 reviews)
“stuffed sole” (5 reviews)
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American, Bar, Seafood, Soups, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
262 Harbor Dr S, Oceanside, CA 92054-1037
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Reviewed March 19, 2016

This is a terrific spot to enjoy happy hour or a meal. Excellent for watching the boats and the seals in the harbor. Be sure to sit outside on the deck! Lobster bisque is delish!!!! Beer and wine only.

Thank misstweed47
Reviewed March 13, 2016

We ate upstairs with a fabulous view of the harbor. It was a beautiful day, sunny and slightly cool. the menu was varied to meet any taste (we had grand children with us). Seafood dishes were well prepared, with fresh ingredients and tasty. Service might...More

Thank Henry4218
Reviewed March 11, 2016

met a friend for lunch here and have never been her before. I walked the entire marina area looking at all the options to eat with the best view and food. lighthouse was it went in on a weekday around 1pm no rush no wait...More

Thank 317TimJ
Reviewed March 8, 2016 via mobile

We stopped here to eat and enjoy the weather. The food was out of this world. We had the raw oysters, ceviche, fish and chips, chicken nachos, baked salmon and a fish sandwich of some sort. Everything was amazing. Except our waiter. He was slow...More

1  Thank michelewelker
Reviewed March 1, 2016

Have eaten here a couple times during our vacation but the thing that stands out the most is their cheesecake. Trust me on this. BEST EVER. We've had their clam chowder in a bread bowl which is very tasty but very thin. Needs to be...More

Thank kirby3333
Reviewed March 1, 2016

We ate breakfast upstairs at the uncovered balcony and what a nice view of the harbor and walkway.Your a free throw away from the boats and the walkway is right below you. Had eggs benny, price was good, food was good

Thank 88g
Reviewed February 29, 2016

Great, had fish and chips, they said it was halibut fish, pretty clean, very friendly. Go again............

Thank Yvonnecanuck
Reviewed February 28, 2016

It was a very pleasant setting outside and upstairs looking out over the little harbor, and especially good to just walk in without the 50 minute wait at the next breakfast place. The brunch egg dishes were good, the mimosa was very good. No fancy...More

Thank KathrynLHall
Reviewed February 11, 2016

We had such a great time. We had read reviews and decided to try different things . First of all the house wine for happy hour is wonderful. I had white and Jim had red. We loved both . Our server was Louis Jr and...More

Thank gammaof3
Reviewed February 6, 2016 via mobile

I loved it's ocean view from above, the inside was simple but very pleasant. I wasn't sure what to order so I asked waitress. What she suggested was very good and filling. The inside was fun to see the cooks in view and action. I...More

Thank ayolie59
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April 25, 2017|
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Response from 2judyp | Reviewed this property |
No. Very casual.
September 18, 2015|
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Response from Hoofmark | Reviewed this property |
I only eat lunch there. Traffic driving up from Carmel Valley is too great to mess with during the week. I don't know about a happy hr but I am sure a quick call will answer the question. Great place regardless.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, Late Night
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Television, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Highchairs Available
Good for
Romantic, Special occasions, Kids, Large groups, Families with children, Scenic view, Local cuisine, Bar scene
Open Hours
9:00 AM - 9:00 PM
11:00 AM - 9:00 PM
11:00 AM - 9:00 PM
11:00 AM - 9:00 PM
11:00 AM - 9:00 PM
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
9:00 AM - 10:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 262 Harbor Dr S, Oceanside, CA 92054-1037
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Oceanside
  • Phone Number: 760-433-1900
This restaurant opened in July 2010.
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