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Top 3 Reasons to Eat Here

1. Quality food and service
1. Quality food and service
"Oscars is generous with friendliness. And the food is good, plenty"
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2. Just lovely. 10/10
2. Just lovely. 10/10
"has been providing good quality food and service for many years"
Tim W
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3. A consistent charmer
3. A consistent charmer
"Amazing food, going back again months later!"
Sonia K
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Oscars is located in the heart of McLaren Vale and prides itself on offering a relaxed dining experience while serving delicious and fresh food, accompanied with our local wines, beers and ciders. ​ Oscars offers an extensive Mediterranean style menu that caters for each individual. ​ Open 7 days, for lunch and dinner.​ ​ Follow us on Facebook & Instagram
USD 9 - USD 22
Special Diets
Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
Lunch, Dinner, Drinks
Italian, Pizza, Mediterranean, European, Australian
Takeout, Parking Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts Credit Cards, Street Parking, Free off-street parking, Wine and Beer, Digital Payments, Drive Thru, Dog Friendly, Gift Cards Available
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Reviewed 2 days ago

We settled with Oscars for a family anniversary celebration. Unluckily the largest and noisiest table was closest to ours. Business looked good, there were plenty of staff, but those workers didn’t seem overly busy at all. So the hour long wait for our main courses...was unwarranted. Food was reasonably priced and the pizzas were nice even though it was difficult to cut through the tough crust base with a knife. I found it best to use hands for eating pizza at this establishment. Follow-up service for deserts and coffee arrived very slowly and well after the meal plates had been cleared. I’d rate our visit as OK or average and would be looking for improvements in service at a future visit.More

Date of visit: January 2021
Reviewed 1 week ago

I ordered the salt and pepper squid and was very disappointed. The salt and pepper 'coating' which is usually tasty crispy crumbs, was soggy, bland, greasy and most of it had fallen of the squid and was sitting in its own grease on the plate....The chips and salad were nice. My husband had the fish and chips and his comment was that his fish had too much batter that was over greasy and he's had better fish and chips at the local chippieMore

Date of visit: January 2021
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Don’t order the Tuscan Penne pasta. Looked delicious upon reading its description, but was very bland. Basically tasted like penne pasta in tinned tomatoes. Pumpkin was just boiled or steamed and lacked flavour. Couldn’t taste any artichoke or roasted capsicum or pinenuts. Had to search...for a hint of wild rocket. We even asked them to add chilli with minimal improvement to overall taste. Stodgy and plain. Crumbled feta was just a few crumbs of feta. Really disappointing. On a positive note, the Richard Hamilton La Valle Fiano was light and flavousrsome. Table service very good. Plenty of better places to eat in McLaren Vale!More

Date of visit: January 2021
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

I’ve always given Oscars glowing reviews as loved it here ... 😞. Pretty disappointed tonight wait time for food long... battered fish overcooked as was my partners steak.. not too mention an extra piece of plastic wrap from Garlic butter... included on plate with a...noodle 🤔 which was not part of the order..yes an offer or replacement steak but was not going to wait unfortunately. Is there New staff in Kitchen and front of house ??More

Date of visit: December 2020
Reviewed 5 December 2020 via mobile

A restaurant that doesn’t take bookings - good luck in the industry - actual weirdos. When you get told that there’s a really good chance that there will be available space but we can’t guarantee it coz we don’t take bookings - genuine weirdos.

Date of visit: December 2020
Reviewed 17 November 2020

Steak night Tuesday! Absolutely delicious. Besides the food, the staff are fantastic. I cannot fault one thing on the service and attention they all gave. We have never stayed in McLaren Vale before but Oscars has set the standard for the rest of our stay.

Date of visit: November 2020
Reviewed 10 November 2020

The place seems to be popular but I think they have lost their way. The food was okay, service was okay but it lacks atmosphere. Lots of hurried waiters and waitresses, creating a chaotic feel.

Date of visit: November 2020
Reviewed 12 October 2020 via mobile

Very nice and affordable place in the heart of Mclaren Vale. Great selection of food and drinks. Definitely worth the trip to the region!!

Date of visit: October 2020
Reviewed 9 October 2020 via mobile

These guys do it right! Paul and staff are so friendly and attentive. The food....amazing! We’ve eaten in the restaurant and had several takeaway meals as well and it’s always delicious. The burgers, the pastas, the chicken, the pizzas - it’s all top notch. Their...house sparkling Shiraz is pretty darn fine too 😜 We will be back.....again and again.....More

Date of visit: September 2020
Reviewed 25 September 2020

Have eaten here a few times now when in the McLaren Vale area & once gain.....a great experience. Thank you Oscars for lovely food, great service and wonderful wines.

Date of visit: September 2020
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Margaret M
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Response from OscarsintheVale | Property representative |
We are fully licensed, and stock more than 40 local wines, and also BYO wine at $12 bottle.
Jacqueline A
17 July 2016|
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Response from OscarsintheVale | Property representative |
Yes, we do BYO wine only, are fully licensed with over 40 local wines, Ales, and ciders.
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Frequently Asked Questions about Oscars Restaurant
    Does Oscars Restaurant offer takeaway?
    Yes, Oscars Restaurant offers takeaway services.
    Does Oscars Restaurant offer delivery?
    Yes, Oscars Restaurant offers delivery services.
    How is Oscars Restaurant rated?
    Oscars Restaurant is rated accordingly in the following categories by Tripadvisor travellers:
    • Food: 4
    • Service: 4
    • Value: 4
    • Atmosphere: 3.5