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That Boy Good

207 N Coast Hwy, Oceanside, CA 92054-2821
+1 760-433-4227
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  • Excellent64%
  • Very good27%
  • Average7%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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“dirty fries” (42 reviews)
“pulled pork” (45 reviews)
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American, Bar, Barbecue
$$ - $$$
207 N Coast Hwy, Oceanside, CA 92054-2821
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

A gem--get the pulled pork dirty fries!! amazing. Had fried chicken sandwiches which were overcooked and inedible, but the fries made up for it. I had the brisket sandwhich which is crazy good-- soooo tasty. Serice is sort of slow, has a bar or is...More

Thank Deborah M
Reviewed September 3, 2018

That Boy Good is a great restaurant the brisket and ribs and pulled pork are to die for. They have a full bar and the Barbecue Bloody Mary’s come with Ribs. The original location was small and had no A/C I haven’t been to the...More

Thank LowellM17
Reviewed September 2, 2018

Went for lunch with the family. Went to the N. Horne address. Food excellent. Best ribs I've had in San Diego County. All the meats on the sampler platter were really good.

Thank SteveTignor
Reviewed August 28, 2018

Grilled ribs served lip smacking good!Juicy chicken! Large servings! Good service! All these will get you coming back again and again. Just so you know... That Boy Good also caters large groups.

Thank TravePpro
Reviewed August 6, 2018 via mobile

We went to Oceanside to try barbecue with friends after we saw a review in the San Diego Union. The restaurant is kitschy, and the staff friendly and fun. And they have a great bar selection. We shared the full rack of ribs and smoked...More

Thank Sandra R
Reviewed July 25, 2018

Took 8 of my boys back to TBG for happy hour to load up on one of their mile high pulled pork sandwiches and the coldest beer on the planet. Now that's food pairing at its best.

Thank 6666OrangeCountyCa
Reviewed July 22, 2018

One of the hidden finds in O’side True authentic BBQ and extreme flavored food. Ample sides and the star is the prepared meat. Whew, if you go away hungry, your fault.

Thank chriscarmicael
Reviewed July 18, 2018

Very Good BBQ- Good chicken & waffles too. Big portions. Not a great place for big parties.Our group was separated but the best BBQ place withing walking distance to the beach for sure.

Thank Wayne S
Reviewed July 11, 2018 via mobile

We stopped in for lunch after walking on the Oceanside Pier. From the moment we walked in , I knew we were going to enjoy ourselves. We ordered a Bar b Que brisket sandwich, Dirty Fries and a wedge salad. We shared it all and...More

Thank njmom1983
Reviewed July 6, 2018 via mobile

The owners are from lousiana and you can tell! Their wings has such flavor and their service is great too. Will definitely recommand this place for the best BBQ near Oceanside

Thank willowandtara2012
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
$6 - $25
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Families with children, Kids, Local cuisine, Bar scene
Open Hours
11:00 AM - 9:00 PM
4:00 PM - 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 - 9:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 207 N Coast Hwy, Oceanside, CA 92054-2821
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Oceanside
  • Phone Number: +1 760-433-4227
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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!
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