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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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Erie, Colorado
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183 reviews
66 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

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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434 reviews
343 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 163 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

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
New Berlin, Wisconsin, United States
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11 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 weeks ago

Just needed something light before a beautiful walk. Had the breaded cod sandwich with no sides. Good portion - two pieces of fish in the sandwich. Great flavor, lightly breaded and not beer battered. Staff was very nice, helpful. Didn't wait long for the food!

Thank BigMacAttack_1
Las Vegas, Nevada
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876 reviews
425 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 210 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 October 2016

After a run on the beach, a stop at Tin Fish Oceanside was a good idea. Quick food and oceanside - a good combination.

Thank LV_Lee
Johnson City, Tennessee
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24 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 September 2016

We ate here one evening and had great food. It is oceanside and outdoor seating only which could fill up quick during busy times. We went late but the food was fresh and very good! I highly recommend this place for the food and view!

Thank cheryllsr
Orange County, California
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141 reviews
65 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 32 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 September 2016

At the bottom of the Oceanside Pier stands the tiny Tin Fish. Extremely friendly counter people, very affordable prices and the best fish and chips I have had in a very long time. I've been on a quest to find the best fish & chips and I believe Tin Fish is it. Unfortunately, I don't live anywhere near but highly... More 

Thank Bunny0016
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7 reviews
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 September 2016

OK food for beach concession ,fish sticks ?. Aggressive homeless beggers crazy ward !! Had knives , ranting and raving ,,pipes , Beach patrol told us thier harmless , did nothing Later harassed by drunk homeless on pier, Never going again !!!,

Thank alen g
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34 reviews
26 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 September 2016 via mobile

I had swordfish tacos, husband had swordfish and waffle fries. Big, thick pieces of fish. So good. The restaurant is right on the strand under the pier. There was a concert at the amphitheatre while we were there...breezy ocean air and outside dining. We love this place!

Thank Andrea G
Mesquite, Nevada
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100 reviews
65 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 August 2016

This place has great fish tacos and decent burgers. There are about a half dozen fish choices to choose from so that makes it even more fun. The seasoned crosscut fries are pretty darn good as well. Why only 3 points? This is a very expensive fast food walk up joint with no indoor seating. You may as well go... More 

Thank Manuel Y
Grants Pass, Oregon
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8 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 August 2016 via mobile

Typical beachside food, small portions, and slightly better than average taste. Cool location beachside under the Pier

Thank Mitch Q

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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
Kids, Local cuisine, Child-friendly, Cheap Eats
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?