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Johnny Manana's

312 Mission Ave, Oceanside, CA 92054-2553
+1 760-721-9999
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  • Excellent42%
  • Very good36%
  • Average9%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible8%
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“burrito” (13 reviews)
“guacamole” (6 reviews)
“surf and turf” (2 reviews)
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312 Mission Ave, Oceanside, CA 92054-2553
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Reviewed 11 October 2017

This is not an upscale place but serves good food at good prices. It is more of a self serve place where you order your food and pick it up at the counter. Located near the movie theater, walk to and from the beach and...More

Thank Susan R
Reviewed 2 October 2017

I was just looking for a reasonably priced lunch when I came across this place, and I'mm glad I did. As you might expect, this is a Mexican restaurant. You order at a counter, and your food is cooked when you order it, not before....More

Thank friskycelery
Reviewed 12 August 2017

Friendly staff with a great range of Mexican food. In our many trips to OSide we have eatten at Johnny's 10+ times. We are never disappointed.

Thank Bill H
Reviewed 11 July 2017

I have been using Johnny Manana's for years. It is the to go place before the movies across the street. Good food and very reasonable.

Thank oside12017
Reviewed 30 June 2017

The manager "Eddie" is a mean person, not at all interested in his customers and a cheap skate. On yelp, someone wrote that these guys scheme and get kickbacks from the parking authority -- or Western towing -- and it's true! Right when we sat...More

Thank Paula D
Reviewed 27 June 2017

Stopped in for some authentic Mexican food while we were in town this weekend. This spot didn't disappoint! Happy Hour ALL DAY on the outside patio and bar. $5 maggies and bloody mary's. Not bad. Went in and ordered at the counter. Food prepared to...More

Thank Jason B
Reviewed 24 May 2017 via mobile

My husband and I went here for lunch two days in one week because the steak quesadilla was so good! If you aren't a fan of guac you can request to get it on the side. The food is good, service is great and prices...More

Thank sjes90
Reviewed 21 April 2017

Interesting little dive bar and burger place...this may be the hot little dive bar hang out, but we were looking for a place to sit and eat. A one man show at the counter/grill, so took a long to order and get the food. We...More

Thank Robert W
Reviewed 20 April 2017 via mobile

We stopped in for dinner based on the reviews. It's a tiny place, but has outdoor dining, as well. After ordering at the counter, where the service was fantastic, we waited a bit. But it was worth the wait. The burritos were very good and...More

Thank Michael W
Reviewed 15 April 2017 via mobile

Love the patio with music and a small bar...authentic chips and salsa with yummy pollo and carne asada burritos! The shrimp tacos were also delicious. The bartender knows many drinks so we enjoyed "happy hour"! Definitely worth a stop when you are looking for a...More

Thank Melinda P
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Breakfast, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Serves Alcohol, Television, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
8:00 am - 8:00 pm
8:00 am - 7:59 am
8:00 am - 8:00 pm
8:00 am - 8:00 pm
8:00 am - 8:00 pm
8:00 am - 8:00 pm
8:00 am - 8:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 312 Mission Ave, Oceanside, CA 92054-2553
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Oceanside
  • Phone Number: +1 760-721-9999
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