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Lighthouse Oyster Bar & Grill

262 Harbor Dr S, Oceanside, CA 92054-1037
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  • Excellent48%
  • Very good34%
  • Average9%
  • Poor6%
  • Terrible3%
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“oysters” (42 reviews)
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American, Bar, Seafood, Soups, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
262 Harbor Dr S, Oceanside, CA 92054-1037
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Reviewed 28 March 2017 via mobile

For dinner at sunset, Lighthouse can't be beat. The atmosphere is upscale but still beachy, with a great bar and open kitchen. The seafood was fresh and cooked perfectly, I had 1 shrimp taco and 1 fish taco that were really tasty and pretty affordable....More

Thank Julie W
Reviewed 15 March 2017

This restaurant is on the second floor overlooking the harbor in Oceanside. They also have a fresh fish market on the first floor. That is why for years I have walked past the fish market and never looked to see what is upstairs. What a...More

Thank csarchibald
Reviewed 4 March 2017

This restaurant built on the bay on the second story has unobstructed views of the bay and ocean wether you sit out side or inside.. We decided on the oyster bar inside and still were able to see the great sunset. I started with an...More

1  Thank John R
Reviewed 14 February 2017

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...More

Thank melissa o
Reviewed 13 February 2017

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...More

Thank GlutenFreeInSanDiego
Reviewed 8 February 2017

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...More

Thank RandyRoss
Reviewed 2 February 2017

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

Thank azuresky49
Reviewed 18 January 2017 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,...More

Thank Sally B
Reviewed 29 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...More

Thank willowsong
Reviewed 11 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...More

Thank Jackie S
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Sue B
25 February 2018|
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Response from dflan22 | Reviewed this property |
They do not serve breakfast.
26 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
Bar Scene, Child-friendly, View, Special Occasion Dining, Kids, Local cuisine, Groups, Romantic
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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