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Pit Stop Diner

3825 Mission Ave Ste D1, Oceanside, CA 92058-1821
+1 760-901-4299
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  • Excellent52%
  • Very good29%
  • Average15%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible0%
Travellers talk about
“wraps” (5 reviews)
“banana split” (3 reviews)
“fries” (8 reviews)
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6:30 AM - 11:00 PM Hours
American, Diner, Vegetarian Friendly
3825 Mission Ave Ste D1, Oceanside, CA 92058-1821
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Appropriately named. The centerpiece of the restaurant is an old car. The rest of the decor is furnished with license plates, hubcaps, and street signs. A great place for car buffs. The food is reminiscent of an old 50s diner. It was tasty and service...More

Thank 196LindaC
Reviewed 14 March 2018

Okay, we all know that competing in the human race can be a fraught undertaking at the best of times, and so we all need a pit stop from time to time. Pull that racing machine over at the corner of Mission and El Camino...More

Thank FrancisSed
Reviewed 22 January 2018

A good diner with the incredible food options. The automobile motif has to be seen to be believed. It's really cool.

Thank Jim M
Reviewed 21 October 2017

Still am in love with this place, Great burgers and salads also entrees such as fried fish with side salad and choice of potato. Decor is the 50's, and alot of fun for kids...

Thank 551Rick
Reviewed 8 August 2017

What a cute place to visit! Friendly staff, interesting decor and great food! We really enjoyed ourselves on a Sunday morning here. Large menu selection offering great breakfast with generous portions and great lunch selections also. Something for everyone and even our vegetarian daughter was...More

Thank Wendy W
Reviewed 17 July 2017

Big open space decorated with a bunch of car memorabilia. You order at the front and the food is brought out to you. Family and I had a hearty breakfast (daughter could even order her beloved bean and cheese burrito for breakfast!) -- food was...More

Thank MichelleL112014
Reviewed 13 July 2017

Yes, I had my pastrami for breakfast. I was tempted to try the pastrami omelet but opted for the original. It was soooo good!!! I love the decor at this place and the prices are decent. Love the car in the by the back tables....More

Thank Rachel L
Reviewed 23 May 2017

With a vintage roadtrip atmosphere, standard American Diner fare, & good prices, this place is best suited for families ... This is NOT a quiet, romantic place - It's a Classic American Diner at its FINEST FOR 2017! There is wheelchair accessibility & an abundance...More

Thank Theresa F
Reviewed 24 March 2017

the pitstop is a 50's style restaurant with automobile decoration and license plates from all the states on the walls. You order your meal from an extensive menu and they deliver it to your table. The service is fast and the food is great. The...More

Thank Marianne M
Reviewed 24 February 2017

Fun atmosphere. Varied menu. This is diner/fast food, so it tends to be greasy. The only real complaint is that it seems to be staffed by kids, and they don't always pay attention to what they're doing. My vegetarian wrap came complete with ham! When...More

Thank fshepinc
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
6:30 AM - 11:00 PM
6:30 AM - 11:00 PM
6:30 AM - 11:00 PM
6:30 AM - 11:00 PM
6:30 AM - 11:00 PM
6:30 AM - 11:00 PM
6:30 AM - 11:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 3825 Mission Ave Ste D1, Oceanside, CA 92058-1821
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Oceanside
  • Phone Number: +1 760-901-4299
Sister restaurant to The Money Pit in San Marcos, CA
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