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“Great burger”
Review of Red Rooster

Red Rooster
Ranked #234 of 387 Restaurants in Oceanside
Cuisines: American
Description: Long time local establishment. Simple menu. Great food. Pool tables. Outdoor fire pit.
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Description: Long time local establishment. Simple menu. Great food. Pool tables. Outdoor fire pit.
Oceanside, California
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119 reviews
81 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 60 helpful votes
“Great burger”
Reviewed January 15, 2012

I have lived in oside for over 15 years and finally stopped here after play golf on goats hill. It was a pleasant surprise the burgers were great as well as the onion rings. They also have a pool table and a ping pong table. A true dive bar with a good selection of beers and a great burger.

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English first
Oceanside, California
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53 reviews
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“Like "Cheers" ... only cozier!”
Reviewed September 6, 2011

After having driven past the Red Rooster numerous times over the past three years, we finally decided to stop and check it out. The biggest challenge was finding a place to park - the lot is pretty tiny and not that easy to get in and out of! We managed to squeeze into a parking place and made our way inside. Pretty tiny in there, as well! It is a cozy little place; room for about 10-12 at the bar, two small round pub height tables, and two pool tables pretty much fill up the entire place. Out on the back patio there are about three round patio tables and chairs and a nice fire pit in the middle.

It was pretty crowded (as I should have guessed by the parking lot!) but once inside the folks couldn't have been friendlier. The bartender asked some people at the bar to shift around so that we could get two stools together; based on his recommendation we split a rooster burger, a pitcher of beer and a side of fries/onion rings. Delicious!!! Turns out Thursday night (the night we were there) is their burger/pitcher special --- all for $11.00!!

Since then we have been back several times and have had great, friendly service each time. Next time around we're going to try and get there on a Sunday night, when the patrons grill their own ribeye steaks on the grill out in back.

If you're looking for upscale or fancy, don't stop here. But if want a no nonsense, no frills bar with good food, then grab yourself a parking place and enjoy what the Red Rooster has to offer!

  • Visited August 2011
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