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Tin Fish Oceanside

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302 N on the Strand, Oceanside, CA
+1 760-966-0007
08:00 - 20:00
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Sun - Thu 08:00 - 20:00
Fri - Sat 08:00 - 21:00
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San Juan, Puerto Rico
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112 reviews
67 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 49 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

Went here for a quick lunch on the recommendation of my friend who lives in San Diego. I was not disappointed mahi tacos were yummy. It was so good I went back the second day for lunch also. There's a great view of the pier and all the characters that are around the pier....good time !

1 Thank Texirican
Spotsylvania, Virginia
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6 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Some of the best fish tacos I've ever had! (We got the famous fried cod). Coleslaw was even very good and fresh. If you're looking for a relaxed, chill atmosphere and delicious food, this is the place.

1 Thank jvannatter
Wichita, KS
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3 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 February 2017 via mobile

Great tacos, slaw & chowder. Everything we ordered was delicious. Would highly recommend it. Right on the beach, at the base of the pier, outdoor seating only.

1 Thank scuba_scuba_d00_
Orange, CA
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27 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 January 2017

Really good breakfast burritos with nice salsa. The guy behind the counter was super nice. We split a burrito and enjoyed the waves breaking. We've been here a few times and haven't been disappointed yet. Bonus was that they were open on Christmas day, where most things weren't.

Thank SoCalCoupleOrange_CA
Elmwood Park, Illinois
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65 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 54 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 January 2017

Delicious grilled or fired seafood. Tried a variety of different items in that there were 9 of us. From the children to the grandparents, we all enjoyed our meals. Considering it is below the Pier, with a cute outdoor area to eat makes it all the more quaint and wonderful to eat at.

Thank Nichole74
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6 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 January 2017

After walking the pier, my husband & I happened to spot this little cabanna booth called Tin Fish. Had no idea what to expect as I had not read anyone mentioning it on their review of Oceanside Pier. My husband & I "decided to grab a quick bite to hold us over til dinner & decided to split a Fish... More 

Thank Ninkyfaye
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44 reviews
35 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 January 2017 via mobile

Tin Fish is a great little shop that is located at the bottom of the pier in Oceanside. There are quite a few taco options to try and their food is fresh and tasty. The only thing that keeps them from being a 5 star is they are a little slow. But the quality of food is worth the wait.

Thank Mark K
Gilbert, Arizona
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53 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 January 2017

So after reading the reviews about this place, we were staying at a resort in the area, hubby went and picked us up some take out I had the mixed seafood grilled and hubby had tin fish platter we both enjoyed our meals and thought fish was nice and fresh we would definitely return when we are in the area... More 

Thank Joy W
Erie, Colorado
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236 reviews
84 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 December 2016

I just got a drink and so hubby, we decided to move on after walking the Ocean beach Pier we thought we would eat there, but we walked straight and went down ramp and i kept looking for a place and looked straight and saw it sitting wind blown, dusting interactive location. They are in a place that gets wind,... More 

Thank HeatherColoradogirl
Traverse City, Michigan
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480 reviews
370 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 183 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 November 2016

This carry out kitchen is underneath the ramp leading to the Oceanside pier. Order at window and they will call you when your meal is ready. After looking at patrons plates and the overhead menu we decided to give it a chance. The breading on the seafood was perfect. Slaw was one of the most the most flavorful I've tasted.... More 

Thank Bill H

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
American, Seafood, Fast food
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Cheap Eats, View, Kids, Child-friendly, Local cuisine
Open Hours
08:00 - 20:00
08:00 - 20:00
08:00 - 20:00
08:00 - 20:00
08:00 - 20:00
08:00 - 21:00
08:00 - 21:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 302 N on the Strand, Oceanside, CA
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Oceanside
  • Phone Number: +1 760-966-0007

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