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Rookies Sports Bar

Bar, Pub, American
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2216 S El Camino Real, Oceanside, CA 92054-6369
+1 760-757-1123
09:00 - 01:00
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Mon - Fri 11:00 - 01:00
Sat - Sun 09:00 - 01:00
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104 reviews
80 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 33 helpful votes
Reviewed 13 February 2017

Rookies has a good vibe. There are a lot of tables and tons of TVs to see whatever sport you are interested in. The food is your run of the mill bar food nothing special.

Thank Latnldy1
San Diego, California, United States
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41 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
Reviewed 8 November 2016

My wife and I have been going to Rookies for over 20yrs. We have seen 3 owners. Kristen and Rich are the newest owners this month will be one year. A great sports bar with so many big screen TVs (30+) you won't miss your game. A place you can bring the family. The food is excellent and the bar... More 

Thank Robert O
Oceanside, California
1 review
Reviewed 25 June 2016 via mobile

We love Rookies! They've been I business for over 20 years and are a staple in OCEANSIDE. There is something here for everyone!

Thank kristinjc
Carlsbad, California
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452 reviews
218 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 162 helpful votes
Reviewed 9 January 2016

Rookies is located on the East side of El Camino Real just North of Highway 78. They have a bar and lots of tables all with good views of televisions for watching sports. They offer a nice selection of cocktails and draft beers and a varied menu to suit all tastes. I used to go here to watch NFL games... More 

Thank DarylJ552
Okinawa Prefecture, Japan
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112 reviews
68 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 45 helpful votes
Reviewed 30 December 2015 via mobile

Tons of TVs to watch the NFL games and the drinks are priced out very well. Loved the atmosphere in there and they of course open early to accommodate the east coast games. Definitely go here if your interested in catching the games and having some early afternoon beers.

Thank geoff180352
San Diego, California
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51 reviews
26 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
Reviewed 15 December 2015

my first time there! it was a busy NFL sunday, lots of TV's, can take your pick. I ordered breakfast, and I sent it back because it came out a bit cold. Not only did they make me a new order, and not just nuke it, but they also gave it to me for free. And it was really a... More 

Thank RitaAdvisor
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3 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 8 December 2015

This is ONLY my opinion. Surely, everyone knows this is a military town and Rookies just like any other sports bar around attracts all sorts of military and civilians alike. Back in 2005 it was completely rowdy however, controlled. The security handles any situation I assume, well enough that they are still in business. Fast forward 2015 November and December... More 

Thank leer498
Independence, Missouri
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8 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
Reviewed 18 July 2015 via mobile

We came in on a late Saturday afternoon few people there. We ordered the Hawaiian pizza, Baja 500 burger, Western BBQ burger and the appetizer sampler. All the food was great. We stated we were going to share one of the burgers so they brought it out already cut with the curly fries separated into two plates. We used a... More 

Thank Booklvr E
1 review
Reviewed 28 December 2014 via mobile

This place is great! Feels like a nice hometown establishment. The service and food is very good and I visit weekly just for their signature Rookies cheeseburger. It's seriously delis! You should try this place!

Thank Kristin C
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1 review
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 1 August 2013

Had a wedding reception party planned for 7 months here and they cancelled my event a month before wedding. Not good customer service......would not trust a word they tell you.

1 Thank daverbeck

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    3 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    3 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$6 - US$11
Bar, Pub, American
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff
Good for
Groups, Bar Scene
Open Hours
09:00 - 01:00
11:00 - 01:00
11:00 - 01:00
11:00 - 01:00
11:00 - 01:00
11:00 - 01:00
09:00 - 01:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 2216 S El Camino Real, Oceanside, CA 92054-6369
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Oceanside
  • Phone Number: +1 760-757-1123

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?