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Tin Fish Oceanside

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302 N on the Strand, Oceanside, CA
+1 760-966-0007
08:00 - 20:00
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Sun - Thu 08:00 - 20:00
Fri - Sat 08:00 - 21:00
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Elmwood Park, Illinois
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64 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 49 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Delicious grilled or fired seafood. Tried a variety of different items in that there were 9 of us. From the children to the grandparents, we all enjoyed our meals. Considering it is below the Pier, with a cute outdoor area to eat makes it all the more quaint and wonderful to eat at.

Thank Nichole74
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6 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

After walking the pier, my husband & I happened to spot this little cabanna booth called Tin Fish. Had no idea what to expect as I had not read anyone mentioning it on their review of Oceanside Pier. My husband & I "decided to grab a quick bite to hold us over til dinner & decided to split a Fish... More 

Thank Ninkyfaye
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38 reviews
31 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Tin Fish is a great little shop that is located at the bottom of the pier in Oceanside. There are quite a few taco options to try and their food is fresh and tasty. The only thing that keeps them from being a 5 star is they are a little slow. But the quality of food is worth the wait.

Thank Mark K
Gilbert, Arizona
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51 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

So after reading the reviews about this place, we were staying at a resort in the area, hubby went and picked us up some take out I had the mixed seafood grilled and hubby had tin fish platter we both enjoyed our meals and thought fish was nice and fresh we would definitely return when we are in the area... More 

Thank Joy W
Erie, Colorado
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212 reviews
73 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 December 2016

I just got a drink and so hubby, we decided to move on after walking the Ocean beach Pier we thought we would eat there, but we walked straight and went down ramp and i kept looking for a place and looked straight and saw it sitting wind blown, dusting interactive location. They are in a place that gets wind,... More 

Thank HeatherColoradogirl
Traverse City, Michigan
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463 reviews
357 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 173 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 November 2016

This carry out kitchen is underneath the ramp leading to the Oceanside pier. Order at window and they will call you when your meal is ready. After looking at patrons plates and the overhead menu we decided to give it a chance. The breading on the seafood was perfect. Slaw was one of the most the most flavorful I've tasted.... More 

Thank Bill H
New Berlin, Wisconsin, United States
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11 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 November 2016

Just needed something light before a beautiful walk. Had the breaded cod sandwich with no sides. Good portion - two pieces of fish in the sandwich. Great flavor, lightly breaded and not beer battered. Staff was very nice, helpful. Didn't wait long for the food!

Thank BigMacAttack_1
Las Vegas, Nevada
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916 reviews
449 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 215 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 October 2016

After a run on the beach, a stop at Tin Fish Oceanside was a good idea. Quick food and oceanside - a good combination.

Thank LV_Lee
Johnson City, Tennessee
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24 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 September 2016

We ate here one evening and had great food. It is oceanside and outdoor seating only which could fill up quick during busy times. We went late but the food was fresh and very good! I highly recommend this place for the food and view!

Thank cheryllsr
Orange County, California
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142 reviews
66 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 32 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 September 2016

At the bottom of the Oceanside Pier stands the tiny Tin Fish. Extremely friendly counter people, very affordable prices and the best fish and chips I have had in a very long time. I've been on a quest to find the best fish & chips and I believe Tin Fish is it. Unfortunately, I don't live anywhere near but highly... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
American, Seafood, Fast food
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Cheap Eats, View, Child-friendly, Local cuisine, Kids
Open Hours
08:00 - 20:00
08:00 - 20:00
08:00 - 20:00
08:00 - 20:00
08:00 - 20:00
08:00 - 21:00
08:00 - 21:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 302 N on the Strand, Oceanside, CA
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Oceanside
  • Phone Number: +1 760-966-0007

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?