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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Great location, great service, large menu for breakfast or lunch. Great views of the Marina, too. Prices were reasonable.

Date of visit: October 2021
Reviewed September 1, 2021

I think they had new kitchen help. The order was a little goofed up, but nothing horrible. The manager was super apologetic & gave us a discount (we hadn't complained about anything). This is one of our regular stops when we visit Oceanside!

Date of visit: August 2021
Reviewed August 11, 2021

On this beautiful bright and sunny day, we expected to wait for a table, and we did - about 30 minutes. No worries. The food was only so-so, in my opinion. My burger was overdone and dry. The cole slaw was non-descript. They didn't have...the beer I selected from their menu. My wife agreed with my assessment regarding the food. I would rate the experience as average.More

Date of visit: August 2021
Reviewed August 10, 2021

Not sure what all the fuss is about. Nice location on the harbor with both outdoor and indoor seating. The food, however was fair to average. My omelet was dry and the hashbrowns not very good. My companion had the french toast and it, too,...was just OK. Service was nice.More

Date of visit: August 2021
Reviewed July 26, 2021 via mobile

The Stratford is a great place to enjoy breakfast or lunch while at the harbor. Delicious food, scenic outdoor setting, great service!

Date of visit: July 2021
Reviewed September 25, 2020 via mobile

Arrived around 10:30 on a Friday morning in August to find only a 15 minute wait. We had a nice 2 person outdoor table, ‘effectively’ set up for mandated social distancing. (Given the tight quarters of most waterfront eateries I appreciated how they accomplished this....As one with graduate level education in disease epidemiology, rest assured this wasn’t research lab level, but did demonstrate a committed effort on the part of the staff.) Who were all excellent. Our beautifully presented food arrived promptly. My wife had (due to dietary restrictions) a weird variety of individually selected items. When I inquired of her food, between bites she simply said, “Fresh”. (I guess that applied to her bowl of fruit - probably not about her bacon. Which she didn’t gripe about. Which she usually finds disappointing.) I had fish tacos. It’s been years since I had these. I much prefer real tacos - ground beef like Del Taco did in the ‘70’s. Stratford’s were excellent! The optional taco sauce was super. Well worth our drive from Murrieta. And . . . a small free parking area is adjacent to the restaurant. (I had intended to use the metered parking places on the street.). I’m the guy who takes up at least 2 parking places on the far side of the lot with my F350 4x4 diesel. Found a great end parking place where I was out of everyone’s way. Outstanding experience all the way around!More

Date of visit: August 2020
Reviewed March 3, 2020 via mobile

Great food! Got the pancakes and spicy chicken omelette and everyone else at our table loved what they ordered. Would definitely recommend

Date of visit: February 2020
Reviewed March 1, 2020 via mobile

We ate 3 out of 3 breakfasts here and we loved everything we tried... the ABC omelette, eggs Benedict, breakfast burrito, coffee cake and fresh fruit... large portions!! Super friendly staff.

Date of visit: February 2020
Reviewed February 10, 2020

Brought family here for breakfast on the waterfront. We walked up to the hostess stand and were greeted by Michael, who acted like we were his favorite family members. His warm and enthusuastic welcome set the stage for great food, great service and super views....Good breakfast/lunch menu and very clean, this is absolutley a go-to spot.More

Date of visit: February 2020
Reviewed January 22, 2020

We had a chance to cruise the marina village. Very nice! Several fun restaurants and shops together on site. We chose Stratford and had a good meal, great service, and friendly staff. Would recommend.

Date of visit: January 2020
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March 12, 2017|
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Response from madmac | Reviewed this property |
I don't believe so, it's not a fancy place at all, casual dining almost like a "local diner". The whole harbor area was very small with only a few places for food
Joseph S
December 15, 2015|
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Response from jobbyjane | Reviewed this property |
I'd give them a call and see if they offer the gift cards. If they don't they should, good idea!
rich w
August 28, 2015|
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Response from yvonne w | Reviewed this property |
check their website stratfordattheharbor/menu
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Frequently Asked Questions about Stratford at the Harbor

Yes, Stratford at the Harbor offers takeout services.

Stratford at the Harbor is rated accordingly in the following categories by Tripadvisor travelers:
  • Food: 4.5
  • Service: 4.5
  • Value: 4.5
  • Atmosphere: 4.5