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1 Oceanside Pier, Oceanside, CA 92054
+1 760-433-7829
07:00 - 21:00
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Sun - Thu 07:00 - 21:00
Fri - Sat 07:00 - 22:00
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140 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Any place located at the end of such a long walk screams deception! A tourist trap if ever you'll see one. Unacceptable service, the usual pseudo seafood selections and the gut-busting walk back to your car that you couldn't find parking for.

Thank Old P
1 review
Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

Ordered a shake and wine. Wine was quick. After 15 min no shake. There were about ten people total in diner waiter said has to come from two sides of kitchen. ( it was cheesecake and their special. )Five min later total of 29 min he brought check as we were leaving.

Thank Shirley J
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5 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

Gotta go to Rubys if your by the Oceanside pier, best burgers and shakes around! Cant beat em! Good service great view, just a short walk to the end of the pier.........its worth it!

Thank Kay L
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20 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

Great Burgers and shakes with a stunning view, just have to walk to the end of the pier, but the view is worth it

Thank Emma S
Martinez, California
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73 reviews
44 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

Literally lunch on the water without getting your feet wet. We were rewarded with a nice open-air place to eat after the long walk down the pier. Although tempted to order breakfast, I had the seafood platter which was delicately breaded and fried. Yum!

Thank IrisPleasantHill
San Diego, California
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29 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 40 helpful votes
Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

So, this is your typical Ruby's diner. Everything is always the same at these chain restaurants, but that is why we go, right? This location is VERY different, however! The pier moves...and if your lucky (or unlucky) it moves A LOT! We had no idea, going here the first time, that this place was built on a moving pier. It... More 

Thank luv2vacation4ever
1 review
Reviewed 1 week ago NEW via mobile

There were 10 of us- 4 adults, 6 children. It was crazy. The sever was amazing. Will go there again.

Thank Eunice R
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480 reviews
352 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 136 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago NEW via mobile

Every time I am in town , this is a must stop . Great location and view on the end of the pier , and it is like stepping back in time with their theme . Good sandwiches , and milkshakes . And the fried green beans are fantastic ! The service was outstanding . Not fancy but I have... More 

Thank Mike T
Branson, Missouri
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24 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Visiting our kids they took us to the beach to see the sunset! Beautiful sunset and delicious food! Great service! loved the 50's Diner!!

Thank Jocille T
Mentone, California
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3 reviews
Reviewed 1 week ago

The service is great! we make it a point to eat there every time that we visit Oceanside! mu family loves the view from the pier and we walk down the whole thing just to enjoy the beautiful view.

Thank mhhlm2012

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
USD 10
American, Diner, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
Brunch, Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Cheap Eats, Groups, Kids, Local cuisine, View, Child-friendly
Open Hours
07:00 - 21:00
07:00 - 21:00
07:00 - 21:00
07:00 - 21:00
07:00 - 21:00
07:00 - 22:00
07:00 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1 Oceanside Pier, Oceanside, CA 92054
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Oceanside
  • Phone Number: +1 760-433-7829

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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?