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Hill Street Cafe

524 S Coast Hwy, Oceanside, CA 92054-4009
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  • Excellent53%
  • Very good28%
  • Average13%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible1%
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“tofu” (5 reviews)
“burrito” (3 reviews)
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American, Cafe, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
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524 S Coast Hwy, Oceanside, CA 92054-4009
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Reviewed 30 May 2017

This is fun, chill, incredible breakfast and lunch, we used to call it the "yellow house". I am glad it is still there and thriving always one of my main stays!

Thank Paul W
Reviewed 13 April 2017 via mobile

I loved the burrito I ordered!!!!! It was all delicious and the waiters were to nice and friendly!!! I loved this place and I'd like to come back again!

Thank FrancescaBello
Reviewed 10 April 2017

Nice little restaurant that's been here awhile. Sometimes the service can be a little slow but the food is good. You can sit inside or outside on the patio too.

Thank meteng
Reviewed 27 March 2017

We stopped in here for lunch. It is an old Victorian house and has some outside seating, as well as a nice glassed in porch area so you can watch the street area. We had the Seafood Bowl, which was excellent, and the Mushroom Quesadilla....More

Thank Karen M
Reviewed 25 March 2017 via mobile

Saturday evening offered outdoor mic night hosted by Glen and saw a variety of musical acts whilst sitting on the patio. Had the meatloaf and Mac n cheese. The Mac n cheese was really good. Really nice-enjoyed the atmosphere.

Thank Bob K
Reviewed 4 March 2017 via mobile

Had their Lunch Special which was very good fish tacos. Delicious and inexpensive. Staff was efficient and friendly.

Thank Karin C
Reviewed 3 August 2016 via mobile

We waited over an hour, and got food that was worse than fast food. The spaghetti sauce was watery and the noodles were hard. My "sauteed" mushrooms tasted like they came from a can, and were not cooked even the slightest. Conditions were also cramped.

Thank Erin R
Reviewed 26 July 2016

The food is usually extremely good at the Hill Street Cafe. It has a kind of birkenstock atmosphere, a small joint with outside tables as well as lots of 2 seaters, 4 seaters and upstairs room for larger groups. They are good with tofu and...More

Thank joritten124
Reviewed 25 July 2016

Hill Street is a good place to get breakfast when other places aren't open yet. I've been here 3 or 4 times and the food is always fresh, if not a little bland at times. This time I had the Greek eggs with feta cheese,...More

Thank DrConni
Reviewed 14 July 2016

We have been to Hill Street Cafe quite a few times, and we love it. I love the homey atmosphere, the pleasant service and the food is SO GOOD! I took friends there recently ( they had never been) and now THEY are taking friends...More

Thank jacquelinemperry
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Breakfast, Dinner
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Takeout, Reservations
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
07:00 - 21:00
07:00 - 21:00
07:00 - 21:00
07:00 - 21:00
07:00 - 21:00
07:00 - 21:00
07:00 - 21:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 524 S Coast Hwy, Oceanside, CA 92054-4009
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Oceanside
  • Phone Number: 760-966-0985
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