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Pit Stop Diner

3825 Mission Ave Ste D1, Oceanside, CA 92058-1821
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  • Excellent47%
  • Very good31%
  • Average17%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible0%
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“salads” (6 reviews)
“fries” (8 reviews)
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American, Diner
3825 Mission Ave Ste D1, Oceanside, CA 92058-1821
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Reviewed 5 weeks ago

With a vintage roadtrip atmosphere, standard American Diner fare, & good prices, this place is best suited for families ... This is NOT a quiet, romantic place - It's a Classic American Diner at its FINEST FOR 2017! There is wheelchair accessibility & an abundance...More

Thank Theresa F
Reviewed 24 March 2017

the pitstop is a 50's style restaurant with automobile decoration and license plates from all the states on the walls. You order your meal from an extensive menu and they deliver it to your table. The service is fast and the food is great. The...More

Thank Marianne M
Reviewed 24 February 2017

Fun atmosphere. Varied menu. This is diner/fast food, so it tends to be greasy. The only real complaint is that it seems to be staffed by kids, and they don't always pay attention to what they're doing. My vegetarian wrap came complete with ham! When...More

Thank fshepinc
Reviewed 23 January 2017

Great family diner! They offer a wide variety on the menu. You can order breakfast any time of the day and the prices are very reasonable.

Thank Matt C
Reviewed 5 January 2017

Had breakfast here on a Sunday morning. Great variety of options to choose from. After we ordered we sat at a table and took in all the car memorabilia here. I thought it was very interesting. It didn't take long for our big order (6...More

Thank Kirk H
Reviewed 28 December 2016

I come to Pit Stop a couple times a month with either family or friends. The prices are good, the quality is good, and service is great. This is a great place for families with kids and you'll find a lot of them here. This...More

Thank Sam J
Reviewed 28 November 2016 via mobile

Great for breakfast, tremendous for lunch and dinner. Try the Greek omelette and add avocado...one meal to last all day. Portions are huge, and tasty. Salads are very good, as are the Mexican entrees. Give it a try! It'll be one of your regulars too.

Thank JeffinCalifornia
Reviewed 15 August 2016 via mobile

We saw this from the road & it looked big enough for our party of 8 that was air conditioned! Food sizes were humongous & everyone was plenty full & happy. The staff were friendly and gave us extra of anything we needed.

Thank Karalatt
Reviewed 4 August 2016

My wife and I were in a bit of a rush when we stopped in. It was later in the evening and the place was fairly empty. The menu is huge - almost overwhelming. Pricing is very reasonable. The interior is pretty cool (think retro...More

Thank Jason J
Reviewed 1 July 2016

Pit Stop Diner is at a busy corner of Mission Ave and El Camino Real in Oceanside at the corner of a strip mall that houses the Police Dept. Large portions, reasonable prices and cook to order makes it a popular place for almost everyone....More

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
American, Diner
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Open Hours
06:30 - 23:00
06:30 - 23:00
06:30 - 23:00
06:30 - 23:00
06:30 - 23:00
06:30 - 23:00
06:30 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 3825 Mission Ave Ste D1, Oceanside, CA 92058-1821
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Oceanside
  • Phone Number: 760-901-4299
Sister restaurant to The Money Pit in San Marcos, CA
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