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Hunter Steakhouse

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1221 Vista Way, Oceanside, CA 92054-6452 (Stewart St.)
11:30 am - 12:00 am
Closed now
All hours
Sun 9:30 am - 12:00 am
Mon - Sat 11:30 am - 12:00 am
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Fort Myers, Florida
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91 reviews
60 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 40 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

If you want a genuine honest to goodness steakhouse, here it is. The building looks like an old fashion steakhouse from years past. Just to look at it you can tell there is some serious history in these kitchens. We chose to eat downstairs, which is more like the bar-area. The upstairs looked very cozy and warm. Our bartender was... More 

1 Thank Steve H
laguna beach, ca
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45 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2016

This may not be fashionable in today's world, but I am a carnivore!!! I have tried many local "Steak houses" only to be disappointed by a tough unchewable piece of meat! I was wondering why ( the first thought was as times are tough, so is the meat) . I was advised that at this steakhouse they cut their own... More 

Thank beachbabelagunabeach
San Diego, California
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52 reviews
26 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed June 23, 2016

I have lived in the North County for over 40 years and had never set foot in this establishment. My suspicions were confirmed on a recent evening when we went to Hunter's for dinner. The A-frame shingled roof shelters a dark, wood-paneled dining room with booths along one side. The overall atmosphere is dark and depressing. Hunter's is a throwback... More 

1 Thank KFM214
Vista, California
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54 reviews
35 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 8, 2016 via mobile

Had a great prime rib dinner. Brought me back to the 70's which isn't a bad thing!! Love the cold crisp salad, the prime rib is always great. The 3 course menu (early bird) is inclusive with a nice choc molten cake. Happy hour drinks in the bar is nice as well. Have come here every month or so for... More 

Thank UgaSanDiego_cal_
Jacksonville, North Carolina
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83 reviews
45 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 20, 2016

The Hunter Steakhouse in Oceanside was pleasantly active on the Wednesday night I arrived. I took the moderately filled parking lot as a first good indicator of a quality place. As I walked inside, the hostesses were pleasant, greeted me warmly and showed me immediately to my unreserved table. The decor of the place is very...germanic...simple, straightforward and unembellished. The... More 

Thank Duchifat91
California, United States
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23 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 13, 2016

Wow, Great food, we enjoyed all of it, including the dessert warm rustic atmosphere, very attentive service. Couldn't have asked for more. We will go back again, dinner next time :-)

Thank DG1205
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33 reviews
27 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 7, 2016 via mobile

Came here for happy hour and appetizers with daughter to meet her friend Viv, we were told to stop here. We were glad we did. Our waitress Jennifer was very good. The appetizers were very very good. Glad we stopped here. Very cozy and felt comfortable.

Thank Vicky Sue A
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13 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 26, 2016 via mobile

The lamb chop appetizer was very tasty but a bit too burnt for my liking. The filet mignon and prime rib sandwich were top notch. However, the service was a bit lacking, nobody bothered to ask us if our glasses needed to be refilled. It looked like the restaurant was short-staffed. Nonetheless, it's still a good restaurant and I'd definitely... More 

1 Thank Tzu-Li T
Stockton, California
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149 reviews
87 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 53 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 20, 2016

We did a search for a good restaurant in the Oceanside area and the Hunter is what came up. It is pretty easy to find with navigation. Our party of 6 were pleasantly greeted and seated very quickly. The atmosphere is nice and rustic. The waitress was nice and her service was good. They offer a very good selection of... More 

1 Thank Richard H
Oceanside, CA
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15 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 15, 2016

Hunter has been a staple in Oceanside for many years. It's consistently delicious, the staff is always friendly, portions are very generous! There are 2 levels and they are good about asking if any in your party have an problem with stairs, very accommodating! Perfect place for a prime rib fix with all the works!

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
    3.5 of 5 stars
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
Romantic, Business meetings
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: 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?