Oceanside is quickly earning its spot as a desired foodie destination in Southern California. With hand-crafted fare using local ingredients housed in a casual environment, foodies have dubbed the Oceanside restaurant scene as “flip-flop fine dining.” After a fun-filled day enjoying the ocean, mosey on down to one of these amazing local restaurants for both meals and views that are equally unforgettable.

Miss Kim’s By TBG

Seekers of the perfect “Southern BBQ” can seek no more with this delicious hidden SoCal gem. From Bloody Mary’s with a rib on top, to dirty fries, to chicken and waffles, you cannot go wrong with their diverse menu that pay homage to the South. It’s also great place to watch Sunday football!

Local Tap House (LTH)

LTH is known for its variety of local beers on tap. As for food, whether it’s their gourmet pretzel appetizer with homemade deli mustard (pro tip: ask for some Gouda gravy on the side!), giant burgers, or prime rib sandwich, it’s the perfect place to indulge your taste buds in comfort food.

333 Pacific

Head here if you’re feeling fancy! With floor-to-ceiling windows and beautiful ocean views, reserve your table at sunset and get ready for an evening of unrivaled ambiance. If you’re not looking to go all out, you can still enjoy its cocktail lounge with daily specials that make this place a must-try.

Hello Betty Fish House

With a rooftop bar that overlooks the ocean, corn hole, arcade games, and a chilled out atmosphere, nowhere can you embrace true SoCal vibes than this eatery. Enjoy classic Baja fare like shrimp grilled tacos and queso fundido. Did we also mention they have a one of the best happy hours anywhere? See you there.

Mission Ave Bar And Grill

Mission Ave Bar and Grill has a casual and inviting vibe where you can enjoy over 200 whiskey choices along with an assortment of board games, hosted trivia nights, and live music. Some menu favorites: lobster chalupa, fried chicken sandwich, and homemade donuts.

After your foodie adventures, head back to your home-away-from-home at Southern California Beach Club, located in the heart of Oceanside Harbor and nearby all the local foodie fun.