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Rockin' Baja Oceanside Harbor

258 Harbor Dr S, Oceanside, CA 92054-1091
+1 760-967-6199
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  • Excellent40%
  • Very good36%
  • Average16%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible3%
Travellers talk about
“lobster” (45 reviews)
“tacos” (49 reviews)
“chips and salsa” (29 reviews)
Open Now
11:00 am - 10:00 pm Hours
Mexican, Bar, Seafood, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
258 Harbor Dr S, Oceanside, CA 92054-1091
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Reviewed today via mobile

Seafood focused Mexican chain restaurant with an excellent salsa bar with 6 or 7 different kinds of salsa. I sat inside to avoid the evening chill. Service was a bit slow to start but adequate after the server got going. Since I was alone I...More

Thank Diana S
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Excellent service, good kalamari as a starter, whereas the barbecued white fish did not taste anything. The restroom was not at all good!

Thank christia200145
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Wonderful venue, food was delicious service was good and the entertainment was a plus! Overlooking the harbor you cannot go wrong! Happy hour Margaritas were adequate.

Thank Brenda B
Reviewed 4 March 2018 via mobile

We went by on Friday night and noticed how busy they were, even in cold weather. We went in for lunch on Saturday. Our server, Corey, was top notch. He was present, friendly, helpful and made great suggestions. We had the Surf and Turf tacos;...More

Thank susangurev
Reviewed 25 February 2018 via mobile

Stopped by for a birthday dinner. Excellent salsa chip bar setup. Just not very clean or sanitary. Extensive menu with lots of choices. My real only complaint was that the service was extremely slow and my waitress just didn’t care. I would not recommend this...More

Thank Frank D
Reviewed 22 February 2018 via mobile

The focus is obviously on the bar side of the business here. There seems to be as much if not more effort put into the drink menu as the food menu. Shave a few beers and enjoy the all you can eat free chips and...More

Thank justin661
Reviewed 11 February 2018 via mobile

Loved the food. Came with a party of 13. Service was great and loved my Burrito Del Mar. Loved the concept of the salsa bar as well. It is a help yourself. So no waiting for the chips or salsa to be refilled. Plus there...More

Thank Thamara D
Reviewed 10 February 2018

We enjoyed happy hour... expecting to get smaller portions, we were stunned at the amount of food we were served, but much more impressive was the tastiness of the food we enjoyed. Every bite was a 10/10 and we will look forward to coming back...More

Thank Helen B
Reviewed 7 February 2018

Situated on the harbor between fun shops is the Rockin' Baja. We ate mid afternoon so no dinner crowd and excellent service. We were seated on the water, views were nice with the occasional sea lion to entertain. I had the lobster tacos and they...More

Thank elizabethjF2411RU
Reviewed 5 February 2018

The staff was great. Our waitress was super good. The host wasn't very smart and kind of out of it, but we did get seated quickly at a table that had a great view of the marina. There was an odd lady taking pictures that...More

Thank Gary W
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James D
17 March 2016|
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Response from Kris V | Reviewed this property |
Call then, I think they do take reservations
13 August 2015|
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Response from vacaGloria | Reviewed this property |
Yes, there was. A nice variety if I recall. Tacos, hamburgers, fish and chips, nachos. But certainly they will let you know if you call as suggested by another or even better, they do have a great web site. Just be sure... More
20 June 2015|
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Response from Love2Travel570 | Reviewed this property |
I do not remember one sorry
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
USD 9 - USD 34
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Dining Style
Casual Dining
Good for
Groups, Local cuisine, Kids, Special Occasion Dining, Bar Scene, View, Child-friendly
Open Hours
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 258 Harbor Dr S, Oceanside, CA 92054-1091
    (Find the lighthouse!)
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Oceanside
  • Phone Number: +1 760-967-6199
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