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Rockin' Baja Oceanside Harbor

€€ - €€€Mexican, , Seafood
258 Harbor Dr S, Oceanside, CA 92054-1091
+1 760-967-6199
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  • Excellent42%
  • Very good35%
  • Average15%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible3%
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“lobster” (46 reviews)
“tacos” (51 reviews)
“chips and salsa” (32 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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Reviewed 1 week ago

This place has a incredible view of the Harbor and is a great place to people watch. Staff here are ok when it comes to friendliness, but the food and view make up for it.

1  Thank Arod1970
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I have been coming here for 22 years and I have yet to have a less that great experience. The staff is always very friendly & attentive and the food good & plentiful.

1  Thank InbodenA
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

One of our favorite places to eat. The seafood is so good. We will usually get a few buckets and share. The buckets come with shrimp, crab and lobster tail. There's a salsa bar to snack on while waiting for your meal. Plus the views...More

1  Thank Robert P
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Always a fun place to stop on our way home. On the deck or in the bar, Chips and salsa bar is well stocked and varied choices. Menu is typical Mexican food, but always great. Wait staff is always friendly. They enjoy working there too.,

Thank Eileen C
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Rockin Baja has very good food. Their chips and salsa bar is very yummy, even the mango pineapple salsa. They put a seasoning on their chips that makes them great to eat even without salsa. We had their wet burritos, which were very tasty. The...More

Thank Alexis G
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We enjoyed the great staff, great food, great drinks, great music and great atmosphere. It’s a fun place to hang out. The bathrooms were filthy though.

Thank Michael R
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We ate at Rockin’ Baja twice during our 6-day stay in Carlsbad. We rented bikes both times and rode up to the Oceanside pier and harbor. On our first visit, we sat in the open air seating and watched a World Cup soccer match on...More

Thank wrightcrissy
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The staff were just lovely and happy to talk and help with the menu. I love the fact we got free salsa and corn chips. We ordered a burger and garlic fries. Oh my gosh. I loved the garlic freis. I didnt get them with...More

Thank mollieb284
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Visited twice during a recent stay in Oceanside. Margaritas were exceptional and the food was top notch. Staff was very friendly and the chips & salsa bar was a nice bonus. Would gladly visit again!

Thank Coley517
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Went here with our family and another family. The service was good and the food was good, too. We ordered tacos and some appetizers. The menu items all seemed expensive for what we got, but the prices weren't outrageous.

Thank Kelly B
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James D
16 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
19 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
Groups, Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining, Child-friendly, Bar Scene, View, Kids
Open Hours
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
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
  • E-mail
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