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Nautical Bean

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240 Harbor Dr S, Oceanside, CA 92054-1037
+1 760-722-4851
06:00 - 21:00
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33 reviews
27 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

This great little coffee shop is right on the harbor. It's a walk up stand with covered/enclosed seating. There are several selections of coffee to choose from with the normal mochas and lattes. They also have baked goods and breakfast and lunch sandwiches that taste great. So next time you're in Oceanside, make sure you stop by the Nautical Bean.... More 

Thank Matthew S
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17 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

They have a great selection of coffee/pastries and amazing views. Always worth and early morning visit..

Thank Cathy H
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3 reviews
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Out of towner and needed a quick jolt of caffeine while scouting out the harbor for a fishing trip. I got a mocha - it was good. It wasn't the best coffee I've ever had, but you definitely won't be disappointed.

Thank Billy H
San Marcos, California
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1,019 reviews
415 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 253 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 February 2017

Right on the water next to the marina in Oceanside. This place is great for picking up coffee and a breakfast sandwich and either eating it there or taking it over to sit on the beach and enjoy it. Very friendly staff and both the coffee and sandwiches were great.

Thank csarchibald
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13 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
Reviewed 30 November 2016

This Cafe has better coffee (IMHO) than the 'big chains' and MUCH more character. The Baristas are charming and knowledgeable. Located IN the Oceanside Harbor with views of sailboats and seagulls and just a short walk to the surf, it just a great place to BE. They even have entertainment in the clear-windowed patio area (appreciated when the weather turns)... More 

Thank SoloSailor s
Paisley, Oregon
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11 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
Reviewed 23 October 2016 via mobile

Staff are really nice and friendly , coffee always has been good if a bit in the pricey side , Starbucks is cheaper . An older gentlemen Came in when we were still drinking our coffee and started shouting at the girls about leave the heat lamps on ... we weren't in the least bit happy with the way he... More 

Thank Michgilmour
verde valley
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423 reviews
231 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 139 helpful votes
Reviewed 14 October 2016

we stopped in here for a quick bite to eat. i am not a coffee drinker but the breakfast egg & sausage sandwich was quite tasty, just right! terrific view as well.

Thank arizona-mark
San Diego, California
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22 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
Reviewed 26 September 2016 via mobile

The coffee is passable, most baristias are pleasant. My complaint is the owner. He is rude, disrespectful to patrons, even young children, monopolizes the sidewalk next to his shop with tables and chairs, but no one is allowed to sit, even for a short time unless they buy his products. I saw him pour out a child's drink who was... More 

Thank yesiamaswede
San Diego
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39 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
Reviewed 6 September 2016 via mobile

I can only drink decaf, but their offering was very good. Also ordered a jalapeno bagel and it was hot! Just as I like it. Great location. Best part,...the staff. Both girls were cheerful, greeted me with a smile, and were very helpful.

Thank Seamus61
Las Vegas, Nevada
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4 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
Reviewed 29 August 2016

Stopped by to pick up a couple of coffees. (They serve breakfast and lunch, too.) Very surprised to see the selection, including Kona, Ethiopian, Sumatra and a bunch more. Much better than the chain joints and the line moves quickly. Highly recommended.

Thank brouff

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
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  • Value
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Average prices
American, Cafe
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Free Off-Street Parking, Wheelchair Accessible, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Digital Payments, Accepts Discover, Seating, Takeout
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Open Hours
06:00 - 21:00
06:00 - 21:00
06:00 - 21:00
06:00 - 21:00
06:00 - 21:00
06:00 - 21:00
06:00 - 21:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 240 Harbor Dr S, Oceanside, CA 92054-1037
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Oceanside
  • Phone Number: +1 760-722-4851
Offering the finest coffee from around the world since 1994. Serving 100% Jamaican Blue Mountain, Wallenford Estate, Mavis Bank and 100% Kona Extra Fancy Greenwell Estate. Wake up with a mug of our NightWatch coffee guaranteed to wake up your day. Serving breakfast/lunch sandwiches & panini's all day. Smoothies, shakes, and espresso blended drinks also fresh pastries. Stop by and enjoy our world famous Capt'n Chino blended mocha's made with chocolate and heavy whipping cream (not water and & powder)topped off with our homemade chocolate whip cream and chocolate curls. Celebrating our 21st year in the Oceanside Harbor.

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