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Lighthouse Oyster Bar & Grill

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262 Harbor Dr S, Oceanside, CA 92054-1037
760-433-1900
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11:00 - 21:00
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Sun 09:00 - 21:00
Mon - Thu 11:00 - 21:00
Fri 11:00 - 22:00
Sat 09:00 - 22:00
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corona
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5 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

The staff is great friendly, owners are amazing.. I have been going here for years . The food is delicious they make a lot of different dishes. They also have great deserts. I have always sat at the bar inside I love to watch the different food they make. they also have outside deck that I have ate at once... More 

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Thank melissa o
San Diego, California
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56 reviews
36 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

The restaurant has a beautiful location on the Oceanside Harbor, and the decor is very upscale. Surprisingly, the menu was very reasonably priced, and there is a nice kids menu! We went with a large group, but it would be a great spot for a romantic date!

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Thank GlutenFreeInSanDiego
Ridgetown
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916 reviews
174 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 435 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

We ate here twice during our brief stay in the area. On the first day we stopped by for a drink and desert during the afternoon. I had beer; my wife had wine and we split a wonderful (delicious) banana Foster. Our second trip was for dinner. This time we both had the grilled scallops, after splitting a coconut shrimp... More 

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Thank RandyRoss
Comox, Bc
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41 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Very nice lunch.Really enjoyed the harbour views . Food was very nice & there was no rush to get us to leave .

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Thank azuresky49
Oceanside, California, United States
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41 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Our neighbor had told us how much she always enjoyed dining at the Lighthouse, so we finally visited with her. It is a climb up a flight of stairs to reach the restaurant, but well worth it. We had a lovely table on the patio, warm even at 6pm, with heat lamps all around. Helpful, polite waiters, and extensive menu... More 

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Thank Sally B
Hudson Valley, NY
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80 reviews
65 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 40 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 December 2016

I had high hopes for this restaurant since it's located right on the harbor and is connected to a fish market downstairs. We ate outside so we could enjoy the view, beautiful despite the chilly weather. The food, however, was only OK. The lobster bisque was so salty that we had to send it back; the fish tacos and crab/shrimp... More 

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Thank willowsong
Perris, California
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30 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 December 2016 via mobile

We have not been here for awhile and assumed we would get a tasty meal like the times before. However we were so disappointed!! The chicken marsala lacked taste or marsala wine that it is famous for. The calamari was undercooked and had no taste but the sauce was good so that part was good. Our server was great and... More 

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Thank Jackie S
Tullahoma, Tennessee
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79 reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 November 2016

The fish & chips was really good and fresh, but the Crème Brulee stole the show for me!! I've eaten Crème Brulee several different places/cities, however, this was definitely the BEST!!!

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Thank Wendy H
Boise, Idaho
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385 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 88 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 November 2016

The "Oyster Bar" sign drew us upstairs at the LIghthouse for lunch. The selection of raw oysters is thin (do you want one or do you want six?), but our waiter Ryan was very polite and accommodating. He brought us a plate of 3 small (Blue Point) and 3 large (Kumai) oysters along with the usual fixings. They were good.... More 

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Evanston, IL
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 November 2016

A good spot to have lunch, dinner or just a drink. On a nice day outside seating is a must. The drinks are touristy and the food is not super but the service is pleasant and the view of the boats and marina complete the experience.

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
American, Bar, Seafood, Soups
Meals
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Television, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Reservations, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly, Special Occasion Dining, Local cuisine, Bar Scene, View
Open Hours
Sunday
09:00 - 21:00
Monday
11:00 - 21:00
Tuesday
11:00 - 21:00
Wednesday
11:00 - 21:00
Thursday
11:00 - 21:00
Friday
11:00 - 22:00
Saturday
09:00 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 262 Harbor Dr S, Oceanside, CA 92054-1037
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Oceanside
  • Phone Number: 760-433-1900
Description
This restaurant opened in July 2010.

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