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That Boy Good

207 N Coast Hwy, Oceanside, CA 92054-2821
+1 760-433-4227
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  • Excellent64%
  • Very good27%
  • Average7%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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“dirty fries” (38 reviews)
“pulled pork” (43 reviews)
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American, Bar, Barbecue
$$ - $$$
207 N Coast Hwy, Oceanside, CA 92054-2821
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Reviewed 2 days ago

This place was packed when we stopped in, but we were able to get a table at the bar. The fried chicken looked great, but it was a huge serving. We decided on a Catfish & Pulled Pork sandwiches for the 2 of us. I...More

Thank Island04
Reviewed 2 days ago

We had Brisket Sandwich and Smoked BBQ Wings and they were great. The sides: fries, corn bread, mac and cheese, and coleslaw were all really good too. It is a smaller place, so we did wait a little bit for a table, but it was...More

Thank keith f
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Came down last year on a vacation and stopped in Oceanside over the weekend. TBG was recommended by our hostess. It was so good we made a special trip out on our Palm Springs vacation just to have it again, a year later. We will...More

Thank Kylie D
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We love good barbecue and this is no exception. The place is a smaller than most but we still managed a table on a busy night. They serve good local beer and the décor is unique, although they are Saints Territory :) We started with...More

Thank Cris514
Reviewed 31 August 2017 via mobile

In the spirit of our fourth dinner, in four consecutive nights, while staying in Oceanside, we opted for That Boy Good (T.B.G) after, once again, misled by the overwhelming number of great reviews. Our friendly group of four arrived around 7:15, mightily impressed with the...More

Thank Luke17
Reviewed 30 August 2017

Stopped by on the way back from San Diego to Dana Point to pick up some take-out BBQ for dinner. Loved the atmosphere of the restaurant, slightly “hole in the wall” design as I walked in to place my order. Warmly greeted by the hostess...More

Thank caneguy
Reviewed 22 August 2017 via mobile

Love this place. They have the best ribs. They also have the best french fries I have ever had. I try and go once a week.

Thank jennyandjacques
Reviewed 13 August 2017

Since my 1st review in 2014, Dat Boy Good now has a full liquor license and an expanded menu. Their margaritas are good but not stellar. The food has actually improved in my opinion, especially the brisket. However, we broke down and finally tried the...More

Thank Mike S
Reviewed 13 August 2017 via mobile

Pretty unassuming looking bar in downtown Oceanside, and we decided to try it for bbq, largely because they were on the Passport card and we basically got 3 meals for the price of. Allows room for a couple beers. Good brisket and ribs, and based...More

Thank johnephilp
Reviewed 9 August 2017

We opted for a private table rather than a shared one, as the difference in wait time was negligible. We ordered beers and waited on a comfortable sofa. The special this night was chicken and waffles - buy one/get one half price. The waffles were...More

Thank BabsNMarty
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10 January 2016|
Response from ebbenny | Reviewed this property |
I didn't see them on the menu.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$6 - US$25
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Bar Scene, Child-friendly, Local cuisine, Kids
Open Hours
11:00 AM - 9:00 PM
4:00 PM - 9:00 PM
11:00 AM - 9:00 PM
11:00 AM - 9:00 PM
11:00 AM - 9:00 PM
11:00 AM - 9:00 PM
11:00 AM - 9:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 207 N Coast Hwy, Oceanside, CA 92054-2821
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Oceanside
  • Phone Number: +1 760-433-4227
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Welcome to That Boy Good a Southern BBQ Joint in the heart of downtown Oceanside! We pride ourselves on fresh food made daily from scratch. No MSG's or can products in our kitchen! Chicken and Waffles and Fried Delta Catfish are some of our specialty items, but our BBQ is the best you will find West of the Mississippi! Come in and check us out and see why the locals crave our BBQ! Hope to see ya soon!
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