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Wrench and Rodent Seabasstropub

1813 S Coast Hwy, Oceanside, CA 92054-5321
+1 760-840-1976
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  • Excellent79%
  • Very good17%
  • Average2%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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Japanese, Seafood, Sushi, Asian, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
1813 S Coast Hwy, Oceanside, CA 92054-5321
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

While in San Marcos for business, Carlsbad was a recommended destination. However, restaurants near the ocean were difficult to access (for someone new to the area). Upon checking Trip Advisor, the Wrench and Rodent Seabasstropub caught my eye as it was in Oceanside. Street parking...More

Thank Lucretia_Borgia
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Very eclectic decor with a sushi twist. Quite fresh. The green beans was the only thing I wouldn't recommend. Sashimi excellent. Interesting rolls. Worth a trip .

Thank lesliebauman
Reviewed April 17, 2017

I've been practicing yoga for nearly four years at a place across the street from the Wrench and Rodent but had never been. Friends have been telling me during all that time how great the place was but it is so hidden and quietly promoted...More

Thank Lori C
Reviewed March 20, 2017 via mobile

If you are ready for a change, be sure to try the "Wrench and Rodent Seabasstropub"...a small restaurant adjacent to the Whet Noodle and share a common kitchen. OK, enough of the background information...the food was "out-of-bounds" to paraphrase a well known TV personality. From...More

Thank HikingLee
Reviewed March 13, 2017 via mobile

Ate here because it was open a little later. There was a sushi side and a noodle side. Had sushi. Many different inventive menu items with everything fresh and well prepared. Had crispy cauliflower, hot and sour miso soup, several different rolls that featured so...More

Thank Susan T
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Reviewed February 22, 2017 via mobile

I don't live in the area so I don't feel too bad about giving away this gem. The chef's are artistes here. Seriously if you can go, go.

Thank A TripAdvisor Member
Reviewed February 13, 2017

This is the premier sushi, fish source in North San Diego County, if not all of San Diego. This is THE place, growing by word of mouth. These folks have the freshest seafood, prepared in the most creative ways imaginable. Don't be put off by...More

Thank Al S
Reviewed February 1, 2017 via mobile

A lovely intimate cafe for an evening of sharing Sushi and Sashimi. They have indoor/outdoor seating. The sushi rolls were generous, larger rolls than I typically see and the Sashimi was thickly sliced and yummy. The wait staff was attentive and did a great job...More

Thank Dancinkwn
Reviewed January 2, 2017 via mobile

Went here for New Year's Eve. Very busy somewhat small restaurant. Parking is not great and it's hard to see. It has came on door with another restaurant. But its fabulous. Good service and fantastic food. Had the chronic the hedgehog and the wet brain...More

Thank JimmyJackk
Reviewed December 30, 2016 via mobile

If you are in the San Diego area, you owe it to yourself to visit the Wrench and Rodent. Chef Davin Waite and his wife Jessica have created something so unique you won't believe your eyes and taste buds. Do what we did, choose the...More

Thank danagerstlauer
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Restaurant Details

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Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Families with children, Kids
Open Hours
4:00 pm - 10:00 pm
4:00 pm - 9:00 pm
4:00 pm - 10:00 pm
4:00 pm - 10:00 pm
4:00 pm - 10:00 pm
4:00 pm - 10:00 pm
4:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1813 S Coast Hwy, Oceanside, CA 92054-5321
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Oceanside
  • Phone Number: +1 760-840-1976
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