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Johnny Manana's

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312 Mission Avenue, Oceanside, CA
+1 760-721-9999
08:00 - 08:00
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Mon 08:00 - 08:00
Tue - Sun 08:00 - 20:00
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Neptune Beach, United States
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21 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I have been coming here for over two decades, was greeted by the owner in the parking lot when we pulled up. He was working on recycling some old wood into furniture. I was excited to bring my wife here after all the storied she has heard of me surfing at the pier and eating here I was glad it... More 

Thank Paul W
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177 reviews
94 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 134 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Didn't eat just sat at the outside bar and visited with the friendly bartender and some patrons! Enjoyed an ice cold modelo and a shot of their only tequila available (outside that is) and watched football. I can't vouch for the food but the service and friendly folks made this a good stop!

Thank jwks
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101 reviews
78 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 32 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 December 2016

Been here a few times to watch my friends perform and I always have a ball! The staff is amazing and very sweet. The owner is friendly and approachable. Fun place!

Thank Latnldy1
Surprise, Arizona
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37 reviews
30 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 October 2016

After an enjoyable morning wandering on Oceanside's pier and beach we chose to eat lunch at Johnny Manana's. What a mistake!!! The weather was lovely ;the cafe very busy and there was a long wait to order and then another 15 minutes before our order was served. It was a disappointing meal and not worth the wait. I would not... More 

Thank car153
Oceanside, California
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37 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 September 2016

We went there for a quick inexpensive dinner. Lots of usual things on menu . Not your usual mexican restaurant. Nothing fancy. You order at inside window and then you decide where to sit inside or outside and then they bring you your food. The food was good and was plentiful. Value was good. My california burrito was huge. The... More 

Thank dulovi
San Diego, CA
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26 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 44 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 September 2016 via mobile

It's called Mañana's because that's when you get your food after you walk in. Tomorrow. Food very average Mexican fare. If you have lots of time to kill, come here. We had to clean our own table. Go elsewhere.

Thank averagefamilyguy
Oviedo, Florida
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21 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 August 2016

I ordered nachos with carnitas and was expecting something better than what I received. I noticed the food the other people seemed okay. Probably not go back.

Thank ambodager
Oceanside, California
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8 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 July 2016

My husband and I love to start our day with breakfast here. The service is great and food is great wonderful.

Thank debraross221
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5 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 July 2016

This little restaurant felt just like being in Mexico, which is something we love! It is tiny, but has little hideaway spots to sit in the back. The drinks were good, the food was yummy (traditional Mexican fare). We spent a couple of hours in the back room hanging out, it was wonderful!

Thank Jeanette Y
La Crescenta, California
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13 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 July 2016

We were all tired and didn't want to trek to far from the hotel for dinner. Mexican was the call. The Margarita's were weak but cheap. My son and daughter-in-law liked their food choices. My husband wasn't as fond - huevos rancheros. Probably the wrong choice here. You could sit outside and there was music. I had a generous glass... More 

Thank lmseber

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Cheap Eats, Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
08:00 - 20:00
08:00 - 08:00
08:00 - 20:00
08:00 - 20:00
08:00 - 20:00
08:00 - 20:00
08:00 - 20:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 312 Mission Avenue, Oceanside, CA
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Oceanside
  • Phone Number: +1 760-721-9999

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?