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About
Welcome to That Boy Good a Southern BBQ Joint in the heart of downtown Oceanside! We pride ourselves on fresh food made daily from scratch. No MSG's or can products in our kitchen! Chicken and Waffles and Fried Delta Catfish are some of our specialty items, but our BBQ is the best you will find West of the Mississippi! Come in and check us out and see why the locals crave our BBQ! Hope to see ya soon!
PRICE RANGE
$6 - $25
Meals
Lunch, Dinner
CUISINES
American, Bar, Barbecue
FEATURES
Takeout, Seating, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts Credit Cards, Table Service
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Reviewed June 9, 2021

We got in right at opening. We both ordered a half rack of ribs. You get a lot of food, but during this visit the ribs didn't fall off the bone like they did before. Our server was great, but it was not a great...experience this time :(More

Date of visit: May 2021
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Reviewed May 14, 2021

Food was excellent, but little heavy for us. However, it could be great for dinner time! I ordered catfish burger, it was great, different from any fish burger with slightly different seasoning as southern spice.

Date of visit: May 2021
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Reviewed January 9, 2021

The baby back ribs were very good with a lot of meat but a little too much fat. The mac and cheese is amazing. The cheddar cornbread was underwhelming and the baked beans were not good in my opinion, we too much of a vinegar...taste and I love vinegar. This was food to go and the service was also underwhelming. I got to see inside the place while placing my order and the tables looked uncomfortable. If I was staying in Oceanside I would get the ribs and mac and cheese again but certainly would not eat in the restaurant the future when it is safe to to so. Poor customer service.More

Date of visit: January 2021
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Reviewed October 23, 2020

We stumbled upon this place because the brew pub we had planned to go to was closed. We kept walking and as we approached Miss Kim's we smelled the barbecue and heard the great music. Done - here's where we're eating tonight. We all had...the brisket which was outstanding and all our sides were great (beans, greens and Mac 'n cheese.)More

Date of visit: October 2020
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Reviewed August 5, 2020

We ordered Brisket and Pulled Pork Sandwiches, the meat was excellent. Great flavor, good sauce as well. We all had mac and cheese as sides, it was a little thick but ok taste, not my favorite. Fries were very good!

Date of visit: August 2020
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Reviewed July 11, 2020 via mobile

The baby back ribs were delicious! The cole slaw and fries were yummy. The beans and corn bread were different than expected but still tasted pretty good. I would definitely return for the ribs. Take out was ready on time with friendly service.

Date of visit: July 2020
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Reviewed July 5, 2020

Hands down the best BBQ I’ve ever had. The meat literally melted in my mouth. The sauce was just the right amount spicy and sweet, savory flavor without overdoing it. The coleslaw was fresh and crispy with a light creamy sauce that was perfectly salted...and not gooey or overly sweet. The Mac had a surprising kick to it, but again, just the right amount of heat. And holy cow, my spicy light and fresh Bloody Mary came with a delicious perfectly smoked rib on the flag. Fun atmosphere, great food, great service, all in all a fabulous date night!More

Date of visit: July 2020
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Reviewed June 30, 2020 via mobile

Being a Louisiana girl, I love the way this place is decorated! The food is amazing!!! I have to say best barbecue (next to homemade) I’ve had!

Date of visit: June 2020
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Reviewed March 15, 2020

One of the few restaurants that serve Collard Greens, Fresh fried fish, corn bread, BBQ Ribs. Great atmospear

Date of visit: March 2020
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Reviewed February 22, 2020

Busy on a Saturday evening, but got a nice table after a short wait. Arrived just before 6:00, so could take advantage of happy hour drink deals. Food was excellent, generous sized half rack was tender and smoky. Brisket sandwich had loads of tasty,tender beef...on a griddled bun. Side dishes , slaw, beans and salad all very good. Fun, lively atmosphere, prompt service. TBG is a must do for us when we visit Oceanside.More

Date of visit: February 2020
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Frequently Asked Questions about Miss Kims by That Boy Good

Yes, Miss Kims by That Boy Good offers takeout services.

Miss Kims by That Boy Good is rated accordingly in the following categories by Tripadvisor travelers:
  • Food: 4.5
  • Service: 4.5
  • Value: 4.5
  • Atmosphere: 4