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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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Apple Valley, California
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33 reviews
28 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago NEW 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 

Thank Gates101
San Diego, California
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28 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 32 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Great steakhouses seem to be disappearing and that is why Hunter Steakhouse in Oceanside is a breath of fresh air. It has a cozy atmosphere, excellent food and friendly, professional service. The food quality is consistently a cut above the rest. This location offers early dining specials every day of the week so if you arrive between 3:30 and 5:30... More 

Thank Elliot B
Chicago, Illinois
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54 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Went with family for a good steak dinner and that's what we got. Steaks were cooked properly and the portions were nice size. Ambiance is ok, reminds me of an old time family restaurant and the decor is like this. lot's of little rooms help keep the noise down, and I like a quieter restaurant.

Thank GarryZ
Fort Myers, Florida
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91 reviews
60 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 41 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 11, 2016 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 18 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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27 reviews
20 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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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?