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That Boy Good

207 N Coast Hwy, Oceanside, CA 92054-2821
+1 760-433-4227
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  • Excellent64%
  • Very good27%
  • Average7%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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“dirty fries” (40 reviews)
“pulled pork” (45 reviews)
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American, Bar, Barbecue
$$ - $$$
207 N Coast Hwy, Oceanside, CA 92054-2821
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

It was my first time here and the server recommended their "Dirty Fries" covered with brisket (a modest upcharge.) It was amazing with just the right amount of Jalapenos. So much of a good thing that I brought the leftover home and added it to...More

Thank MikeWhite858
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Stopped by for something a little different while out in SoCal on business and this placed definitely didn’t disappoint. Started with the shrimp and sausage gumbo and then had the smoked wings as my main....both very good. Great atmosphere and friendly service made it a...More

Thank John W
Reviewed 5 November 2017 via mobile

It seems that we compare all BBQ places to the joint we found in El Paso. Nothing ever compares until That Boy Good. It was Friday night and we had to wait a few minutes but that didn’t matter as we got to chatting with...More

Thank bsimonis
Reviewed 18 October 2017

This place was packed when we stopped in, but we were able to get a table at the bar. The fried chicken looked great, but it was a huge serving. We decided on a Catfish & Pulled Pork sandwiches for the 2 of us. I...More

Thank Island04
Reviewed 17 October 2017

We had Brisket Sandwich and Smoked BBQ Wings and they were great. The sides: fries, corn bread, mac and cheese, and coleslaw were all really good too. It is a smaller place, so we did wait a little bit for a table, but it was...More

Thank keith f
Reviewed 9 October 2017 via mobile

Came down last year on a vacation and stopped in Oceanside over the weekend. TBG was recommended by our hostess. It was so good we made a special trip out on our Palm Springs vacation just to have it again, a year later. We will...More

Thank Kylie D
Reviewed 19 September 2017

We love good barbecue and this is no exception. The place is a smaller than most but we still managed a table on a busy night. They serve good local beer and the décor is unique, although they are Saints Territory :) We started with...More

Thank Cris514
Reviewed 31 August 2017 via mobile

In the spirit of our fourth dinner, in four consecutive nights, while staying in Oceanside, we opted for That Boy Good (T.B.G) after, once again, misled by the overwhelming number of great reviews. Our friendly group of four arrived around 7:15, mightily impressed with the...More

Thank Luke17
Reviewed 30 August 2017

Stopped by on the way back from San Diego to Dana Point to pick up some take-out BBQ for dinner. Loved the atmosphere of the restaurant, slightly “hole in the wall” design as I walked in to place my order. Warmly greeted by the hostess...More

Thank caneguy
Reviewed 22 August 2017 via mobile

Love this place. They have the best ribs. They also have the best french fries I have ever had. I try and go once a week.

Thank jennyandjacques
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10 January 2016|
Response from ebbenny | Reviewed this property |
I didn't see them on the menu.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$6 - US$25
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Local cuisine, Bar Scene, Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
11:00 AM - 9:00 PM
4:00 PM - 9:00 PM
11:00 AM - 9:00 PM
11:00 AM - 9:00 PM
11:00 AM - 9:00 PM
11:00 AM - 9:00 PM
11:00 AM - 9:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 207 N Coast Hwy, Oceanside, CA 92054-2821
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Oceanside
  • Phone Number: +1 760-433-4227
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Welcome to That Boy Good a Southern BBQ Joint in the heart of downtown Oceanside! We pride ourselves on fresh food made daily from scratch. No MSG's or can products in our kitchen! Chicken and Waffles and Fried Delta Catfish are some of our specialty items, but our BBQ is the best you will find West of the Mississippi! Come in and check us out and see why the locals crave our BBQ! Hope to see ya soon!
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