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Grandmas Hilltop Hideaway Cafe

) #260 of 332 Restaurants in Oceanside $$ - $$$ , American
539 Vista Bella, Oceanside, CA 92057-7004
+1 760-757-8777
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Jul 18, 2016
“Been there a long time”
Jan 9, 2017
“Midwest small town diner ”
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Diner, American
$$ - $$$
539 Vista Bella, Oceanside, CA 92057-7004
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Reviewed January 9, 2017 via mobile

Being in the middle of a retirement community, the clientele and did is what you might expect: old. Coffee is gramma's Folger blend and food is decent but geared towards old white bland taste bud Midwestern retirees. Lots of community meetings in the back room.

Thank JamesJOceanside_CA
Reviewed July 18, 2016 via mobile

Lived in the retirement community of Oceana, Oceanside from 2002 to 2012. Without having to leave the place the only place to get a meal was and still is Grandmas. Spent many a morning, afternoon and evening there.... always leaving with a full stomach and...More

Thank Olaf H
Reviewed February 21, 2016

If you'd like to enjoy 'SYSCO' food in a 'Waiting for God' atmosphere, this is a great place. Traditional diner. Coffee cups are kept full (which may be a plus). Food OK, but nothing special. 1/2 Waffle, eggs, Bacon $8, 2 piece Fish 'n Chips...More

Thank WA457
Reviewed October 7, 2015

Rather a "permanent fixture" is "Grandmas Hilltop Hideaway Cafe" in Oceanside, Ca. Have enjoyed both breakfast & lunch items, good customer service, friendly staff!

Thank Susan R W
Reviewed August 12, 2015 via mobile

Typical food from a midwestern cafe - located in the middle of a retirement area don't expect to see many people under 70.

Thank JamesJOceanside_CA
Reviewed April 3, 2015

This is one of those places where you feel welcome and part of the family. Unassuming and comfy. Nice staff and good, plain food. My favorite breakfast nook!

Thank misstweed47
Reviewed February 5, 2015

We have been there many times over the years and the food is always good. Generally a nice quiet place to eat. Anything on the menu is good.

Reviewed January 24, 2015

Stopped here many times for a hearty breakfast.Cook has every day specials.Avg prices from 6-12 dollars.Lots of seniors in mornings for their specials

Thank Robert E
Reviewed September 21, 2014

Located as it is, smack in the middle of a seniors' complex, Grandma's naturally has that kind of clientele and the food reflects it. But rumor has it that "folks come from miles around to soak in the atmosphere" and enjoy the totally traditional American...More

1  Thank Goloh
Reviewed June 19, 2013

We had a Sunday lunch at Grandma's in Oceanside. The place is a good old-fashioned hometown café with friendly staff and tasty straight forward American cuisine. The tables are spaced far enough apart that you can have a fairly private conversation. They do have a...More

Thank Gordon C
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Restaurant Details

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Diner, American
Open Hours
11:00 am - 3:00 pm
7:00 am - 3:00 pm
7:00 am - 3:00 pm
7:00 am - 3:00 pm
7:00 am - 3:00 pm
7:00 am - 3:00 pm
7:00 am - 3:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 539 Vista Bella, Oceanside, CA 92057-7004
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Oceanside
  • Phone Number: +1 760-757-8777
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