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Hunter Steakhouse

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1221 Vista Way, Oceanside, CA 92054-6452 (Stewart St.)
+1 760-433-2633
11:30 am - 12:00 am
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Sun 9:30 am - 12:00 am
Mon - Sat 11:30 am - 12:00 am
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34 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I loved the 70s vibe to the exterior, at least in the dark. The upstairs didn't attract me... it looks like someone tried to freshen it up but made it generic. But the downstairs bar is great. Slightly seedy and small. We two friends sat at the bar and had excellent cocktails...ingredients all tasted fresh, not out of a can.... More 

Thank brichied
Bloomington, Minnesota
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12 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed December 29, 2016

We ate in the bar area and got great service. They have great , prime rib( was yummy). They serve catch of the day which was swordfish the night we went and my daughter said it was wonderful. They bring a big lazy Susan type dish with salad and fixings on the side and make your salad table side. The... More 

Thank LST-66
Oceanside, California
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327 reviews
201 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 70 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed December 24, 2016

Around for 40 years, Hunter Steakhouse is an Oceanside institution serving classic American dishes in a welcoming, homey environment. Service is friendly and efficient. The full bar provides a nice selection of wines along with throwback house cocktails such as the Hunter Manhattan and Landslide Martini. The old school menu features standard steakhouse fare from onion rings to au gratin... More 

Thank CoastalCruiser27
Culver City, California
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355 reviews
239 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 174 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed November 30, 2016

Took my mom out for a birthday lunch. She'd been to Hunters before and wanted to return. The place seems to be pretty quiet during mid-week lunches. The menu highlighted the "award winning" prime rib, so I ordered the petite cut for lunch - medium rare. It was the ideal choice. And it seemed very generous for being "petite". The... More 

Thank GareThere
Orem, Utah
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272 reviews
132 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 118 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed November 12, 2016

I hadn't been here before but I was in the area and needed some red meat so I tried this place. Since I was on my own I sat at the bar. The service was very good and since they offered prime rib for lunch I tried it. It was good but I must say it was the thinnest piece... More 

Thank Dale K
Chula Vista, California
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178 reviews
112 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed November 9, 2016 via mobile

Went for lunch and was pleasantly surprised. Had the corn chowder soup and chicken salad, both delicious. The salad was huge and took half home.

Thank ABF49ER
Plano, Texas
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68 reviews
30 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed November 8, 2016

We were in Oceanside to have a nice dinner with our son in the military. We wanted to feed him a meal that he wouldn't typically eat. The service and food at Hunter Steakhouse delivered! We were there on a Monday evening in late October. They have a terrific special on Monday and Tuesday! Our service was spot on and... More 

Thank txmomofjandr
Vista, California
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21 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 28, 2016

Prime rib is the specialty and it is good here. My family and I have been coming to this location since we relocated to northern San Diego in 1991. We always order our entree with the table side salad that we enjoy a lot. We come here a lot for special occasions like birthdays and anniversaries. They did a very... More 

Thank Nancy C
Tombstone, Arizona
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41 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 27, 2016 via mobile

Sunday early evening dinner Prime Rib EXCELLENT. Lobster Tails a little tough but flavor very good. wonderful salad bar brought to your table. Great service. Pricing reasonable.

Thank carolc5916
Apple Valley, California
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35 reviews
30 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 20, 2016 via mobile

Went here tonight with my husband and brother in law. Seemed we weren't our waitress' first priority. Sat for a few minutes before we were greeted for drinks. Then ordered our food and she forgot my shrimp cocktail appetizer. While serving my brother in law his table side salad the waitress abruptly left after getting something was whispered to her... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
$30 - $30
American, Steakhouse, Delicatessen
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Dining Style
Casual Dining
Good for
Large groups, Special occasions, Business meetings, Families with children
Open Hours
9:30 am - 12:00 am
11:30 am - 12:00 am
11:30 am - 12:00 am
11:30 am - 12:00 am
11:30 am - 12:00 am
11:30 am - 12:00 am
11:30 am - 12:00 am
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1221 Vista Way, Oceanside, CA 92054-6452
    (Stewart St.)
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Oceanside
  • Phone Number: +1 760-433-2633

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?