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That Boy Good


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Certificate of Excellence2015 - 2019 Winner

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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!
$6 - $25
Lunch, Dinner
American, Bar, Barbecue
Takeout, Seating, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts Credit Cards, Table Service
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Reviewed yesterday

Love this place. The food is always awesome (love the dirty fries) and of course if you are a New Orleans Saints fan then this place is a must.

Date of visit: September 2019
Thank stevensoncrew
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Husband and I have a boat in ocsd and this is pretty much our go to place when we're down here. Husband and wife owners that work hard to provide a good value with reasonably priced generous portions of quality food. They also own "Miss...More

Date of visit: September 2019
Thank yesiamaswede
Reviewed September 1, 2019

"You have to stop here", the reviews said. "If you don't order the Dirty Fries, you must hate yourself," the reviews said. And yet...meh. We got a table right away, and our waitress was initially attentive and friendly. But as the place started to fill...More

Date of visit: July 2019
Thank SimeyTravels
Reviewed August 27, 2019

This place is so unique! Absolutely Awesome food and great atmosphere. I had the catfish and wow just wow! Someone at your table must order the Trash Can Fries, they are sooooo good.

Date of visit: August 2019
Thank JWD6858
Reviewed August 24, 2019 via mobile

Great barbecued ribs, Cole slaw, beans and cornbread. Also good beer menu. A lot of great food for the money. We'll definitely be back.

Date of visit: August 2019
Thank LaurieD220
Reviewed July 21, 2019 via mobile

The location is great and the environment is rustic and lively. The service was great and the food was decently ok. The ribs were a bit drier then I like and the beef brisket seemed under seasoned. The sides were good, but was not crazy...More

Date of visit: June 2019
Thank WanderingViking96
Reviewed July 14, 2019 via mobile

I‘ve heard many good things about this place, but unfortunately it did not come out above average for me since I had the ribs and they were ok at best. Since they are served unsauced (giving you sauce options at the table), they were quite...More

Date of visit: July 2019
Thank GrayHex
Reviewed July 6, 2019 via mobile

We were shocked and pleased to find good southern BBQ in SoCal! Great menu, awesome service, fun vibe, and delicious BBQ. The brisket, ribs, and Mac n' cheese were my favorites but you'd be safe trying anything else too.

Date of visit: June 2019
Thank Heather V
Reviewed July 2, 2019 via mobile

Smoked bbq food that's really good and good beer.....two locations available in town...fun place to hang with friends

Date of visit: July 2019
Thank Darcy S
Reviewed June 11, 2019

Ermagerd this place is freaking amazing!! Great Gumbo, perfect mac and cheese, and Sweet Tea! You better believe that this Southern Boy was happy! And here's a hint: you can always get a shrimp Po Boy sandwich, even though it's not on the menu!! Huge...More

Date of visit: January 2019
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January 9, 2016|
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I didn't see them on the menu.
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