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Hunter Steakhouse

1221 Vista Way, Oceanside, CA 92054-6452
+1 760-433-2633
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  • Excellent33%
  • Very good37%
  • Average13%
  • Poor9%
  • Terrible6%
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“prime rib” (34 reviews)
“steak” (36 reviews)
“salad” (29 reviews)
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American, Steakhouse, Delicatessen
$$ - $$$
1221 Vista Way, Oceanside, CA 92054-6452
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Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

Old skool! I used to tend bar here. Best underground bar in North County. Solid food and drinks and won't break the bank!

Thank keonijoshross
Reviewed 22 April 2017

We'd heard about how incredible the prime rib is at Hunter's and it is. We arrived at the restaurant about 1:30 p.m. and were promptly greeted. I told the person that we'd heard about Hunters and had chosen their restaurant to celebrate our 49th wedding...More

Thank Allan C
Reviewed 15 April 2017

We went here with a large group to a private banquet room. It was crowded and noisy, bad acoustics so hard to have a conversation. Drinks were served but we couldn't get them to serve any nuts, pretzels or other snack food to go with...More

Thank Malice6
Reviewed 21 March 2017

Very satisfied, good service and good value. Visited with our friends and ate off the fixed price 4 course dinner for $22. There was a good selection. They liked the potato skins for appetizer and I got the chicken shrimp beef plate appetizer which was...More

Thank Brackstead
Reviewed 14 March 2017

We had a great dinner there on March 6th. Steak is tender, tastey and the meals come with sides!! Hard to find that anymore!!! I had the filet, baked potato, table side salad and mixed vegetables. I think it was $32. Really good food, excellent...More

Thank Carolannfrances
Reviewed 5 March 2017 via mobile

Have lived in North County for 16 years and finally got to try Hunter. The parking was a bit challenging and cramped and ended up parking in the street (went on a Saturday evening). The service was exceptionally slow but since we were out with...More

Thank sanmarcossteve
Reviewed 27 February 2017

Sometimes, you run across a true gem of a place and you hate to share. Hunter steakhouse is that kind of place.My kind of place.Great drinks,especially martinis, the way they should be made. Super atmosphere with tons of ambiance. Great service and staff, and I...More

Thank Tom W
Reviewed 5 February 2017

I loved the 70s vibe to the exterior, at least in the dark. The upstairs didn't attract me... it looks like someone tried to freshen it up but made it generic. But the downstairs bar is great. Slightly seedy and small. We two friends sat...More

Thank brichied
Reviewed 30 December 2016

We ate in the bar area and got great service. They have great , prime rib( was yummy). They serve catch of the day which was swordfish the night we went and my daughter said it was wonderful. They bring a big lazy Susan type...More

Thank LST-66
Reviewed 25 December 2016

Around for 40 years, Hunter Steakhouse is an Oceanside institution serving classic American dishes in a welcoming, homey environment. Service is friendly and efficient. The full bar provides a nice selection of wines along with throwback house cocktails such as the Hunter Manhattan and Landslide...More

Thank CoastalCruiser27
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Alexander N
Is there a 4 course dinner on this Friday night (4/7/17) at 6PM?
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
USD 30 - USD 30
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Dining Style
Casual Dining
Good for
Groups, Special Occasion Dining, Business meetings, Child-friendly
Open Hours
09:30 - 00:00
11:30 - 00:00
11:30 - 00:00
11:30 - 00:00
11:30 - 00:00
11:30 - 00:00
11:30 - 00:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1221 Vista Way, Oceanside, CA 92054-6452
    (Stewart St.)
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Oceanside
  • Phone Number: +1 760-433-2633
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