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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” (50 reviews)
“chips and salsa” (28 reviews)
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Mexican, Bar, Seafood, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
258 Harbor Dr S, Oceanside, CA 92054-1091
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A TripAdvisor Member
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We went for the lobster bites and they were very good. The rest I the experience, not so much. The restaurant wasn't that busy, but there wasn't any place to park in front so we found a spot in a nearly vacant parking lot by...More

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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Wandered in here while at harbor in Oceanside. Love the self serve salsa bar. Nice selection of salsa and good chips. Service was excellent. I had lobster taco and shrimp/lobster enchilada. It was ok. A bit pricey for what you got. Hubs had a hamburger...More

Thank lotsofslots
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The shrimp bucket was amazing. I don't know what the spice was, but it was some of the best shrimp I've ever had. The portions were huge. They had a very nice salsa bar with about ten different offerings. My sister had the shrimp tacos...More

Thank SallyBirch617
Reviewed 12 October 2017

Even though we arrived just before the kitchen closed, we got a good meal of fresh fish and the service was very good. The drinks were also large and well mixed. We ate outside, and enjoyed the experience.

Thank M M
Reviewed 10 October 2017 via mobile

The staff there is amazing. They were so helpful on what was on the menu. The food was better than what we expected and the happy hour was awesome would recommend to go here

Thank bmsaiz01
Reviewed 7 October 2017

We arrived at Rockin' Baja with the intention of having appetizers and drinks, and then decided to have dinner. Our party of 6 was seated right away and the service was very good. Everything we ordered was enjoyed thoroughly, nachos (which were shared) to fish...More

Thank JanetxH
Reviewed 7 October 2017

Food was good but not other wordly. There are good things and bad things about being right on the Harbor. The view and location was great. The drunk woman throwing up right outside on the boardwalk, not so much. Great self serve chips and salsa...More

Thank scoschro
Reviewed 6 October 2017

the food was great the waiter was awesome but we literally almost left because the hostess a tall blonde seriously was clueless you should know something about the place you work at smh like get a brain and work on this facial expressions she made...More

Thank everywherewego83
Reviewed 4 October 2017 via mobile

This place is awesome! You can’t beat the location. That photo was taken 5 feet from our table. It over looks the beautiful Harbor in Oceanside. The food is amazing. Great Salsa Bar and we started with some Tequila Lime Shrimp that had non shrimp...More

Thank Robert O
Reviewed 3 October 2017

Stopped in for a happy hour and was pleasantly surprised with the complementary salsa bar...lots of choices, including bean salsa and mango pineapple salsa. The beer seemed a little light but the fish tacos were delicious. The outdoor seating was nice for watching the sun...More

Thank DM N
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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
12 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
US$9 - US$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
Special Occasion Dining, Local cuisine, Child-friendly, Kids, Bar Scene, Groups, View
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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