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Lighthouse Oyster Bar & Grill

₹₹ - ₹₹₹American, , Seafood
262 Harbor Dr S, Oceanside, CA 92054-1037
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  • Excellent47%
  • Very good35%
  • Average9%
  • Poor6%
  • Terrible3%
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“oysters” (41 reviews)
“stuffed sole” (5 reviews)
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11:00 AM - 9:00 PMAll hours
American, Bar, Seafood, Soups, Gluten Free Options
₹₹ - ₹₹₹
262 Harbor Dr S, Oceanside, CA 92054-1037
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Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

We had a wonderful meal. My husband said his prawns were the best he's ever had! My filet mignon was amazing too! Great place!

Thank Mary Jo S
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We had the great experience of being at a party at which Luiz Lopez was the caterer. The food was simply outstanding and the servings more than anyone could have expected. The coconut shrimp tempura style as a tray passed hors d'oeuvre and the shrimp...More

Thank 22club58
Reviewed 13 January 2018

Super nice deck location, but very poor lighting after sunset. Server was very good, but some entrees were better than others. Mashed potatoes with Wasabi and macadamia nuts...odd, not a favorite. Oysters were good.

Thank kay k
Reviewed 11 January 2018

We sat on the patio with a great view of the harbor. Friendly server. My husband had the Campechana and he liked it. My daughter and I split the Ahi Stack and a bowl of Lobster Bisque, both were very good. The bisque had nice...More

Thank Patricia F
Reviewed 3 January 2018 via mobile

We have had two meals at the Lighthouse and both have been outstanding. Before even getting to the food tho, I must talk about the service. It has been particularly good. Very pleasant people who know the menu and are very professional about what they...More

Thank BMH628
Reviewed 30 December 2017

Driving to Newport Coast CA, my wife and I stopped at Oceanside Harbor for lunch. There are several eateries there, but we selected the LIGHTHOUSE OYSTER BAR & GRILL, and it was a great choice! I ordered the Fettuccini with Mixed Seafood, and my wife...More

Thank Tony V
Reviewed 17 December 2017 via mobile

I am here on a Saturday at 3:30 pm and it's quiet. Friendly server and DUNGENESS Crab cakes!!!! Yum. $8 for house wine and the Pinot Noir was great.

Thank Sailing_Sweetie
Reviewed 7 December 2017 via mobile

Dinner was good, fresh halibut overlooking the harbour. A bit cool, but they thoughtfully put the outdoor heaters on for us.

Thank Linda W
Reviewed 9 November 2017 via mobile

We came here at the recommendation of someone we met at another bar/restaurant. We sat outside on the patio under a heater since it was a bit chilly. Our service and our food was great and we really injoy to ourselves. We did find it...More

Thank DawnJones13
Reviewed 8 November 2017

We enjoyed outside eating. Observing the boats and people. The service and food was excellent. A nice place to enjoy a lunch.

Thank Colby R
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Questions & Answers
25 April 2017|
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Response from 2judyp | Reviewed this property |
No. Very casual.
19 September 2015|
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Response from Hoofmark | Reviewed this property |
I only eat lunch there. Traffic driving up from Carmel Valley is too great to mess with during the week. I don't know about a happy hr but I am sure a quick call will answer the question. Great place regardless.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Romantic, Child-friendly, Bar Scene, View, Kids, Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining, Groups
Open Hours
9:00 AM - 9:00 PM
11:00 AM - 9:00 PM
11:00 AM - 9:00 PM
11:00 AM - 9:00 PM
11:00 AM - 9:00 PM
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
9:00 AM - 10:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 262 Harbor Dr S, Oceanside, CA 92054-1037
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Oceanside
  • Phone Number: 760-433-1900
This restaurant opened in July 2010.
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