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Rockin' Baja Oceanside Harbor

Certificate of Excellence
$$ - $$$
Mexican, Southwestern, Bar, Seafood, Pub, Vegetarian Friendly
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258 Harbor Drive S., Oceanside, CA 92054 (Find the lighthouse!)
+1 760-967-6199
11:00 - 22:00
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Sun - Sat 11:00 - 22:00
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Phoenix, Arizona
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64 reviews
41 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

This was the third time I came here to eat. I can never decide what to eat. We love the chip and salsa bar. The only one thing I wasn't a big fan of was the oyster shooter, It was a weird combination. That was only one thing. The young lady who served us this time was the best and... More 

Thank Dedseriou
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12 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW via mobile

This is a great place to eat, salsa bar, great shrimp!!!! Beautiful view. Wonderful service. Outside patio wonderful!!!!

Thank angpang
Deming, Washington, United States
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52 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

We stopped here at "early" Happy Hour. We had great margaritas and Happy Hour Tacos. Everything was very good - including our server. Live music was began shortly before we left. He was very good also.

Thank Sue V
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33 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Ok , first lets talk about the smell. It is obvious they do not clean with bleach maybe ever. Had no idea what gluten free meant. Food was really good and the chips/salsa bar was good, but returning is not going to occur

Thank Fred M
Metro Minneapolis-Saint Paul, Minnesota
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262 reviews
196 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 33 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

I had eaten many of the shrimp in my entree when the lighting changed and I noticed they were still translucent...RAW. Server was nowhere to be seen, and by the time she checked back, the rest of the party was finished with their dinners, so no cooked food for me. I wasn't the only one with a stomach ache later... More 

Thank kay k
Indianapolis, Indiana
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21 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We stopped in here for lunch one day during our vacation in Oceanside. So glad we did. I had read reviews and just had to see the chips and salsa bar for myself. The mango/pineapple salsa is amazing. I had to force myself to stop for fear I'd be kicked out for eating it all. I had the Surf &... More 

Thank Tammi R
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41 reviews
27 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Love the vibe of this place! Lively, always, busy, and sometimes live entertainment. Reminds me of being in the Caribbean! Indoor/outdoor seating, near the water! We came with friends and family and everyone was pleased with what they ordered. Great drinks/cocktails and the Salsa Bar is so much fun. They serve chips before the meal and then you help yourself... More 

Thank Dancinkwn
Superior, Colorado
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41 reviews
29 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 25 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We really enjoyed our waiter Cory, as well as the food. We all ate Mexican, and enjoyed it very much. Great spot on the water.

Thank Christecc
2 reviews
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Terrible burned food, still have bad stomach. Took lobster sandwich, ugly bacon inside, burned bun, tasteless deep fried lobster. Nice service though.

Thank Olga Z
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6 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Flew in to conduct some business at Camp Pendleton,Del Mar and on my way out to San Diego airport I met some colleagues at Rockin' Baja restaurant and the food and service was great. Menu has a great selection to chose from and the staff is very gracious. Will be returning on my next trip out. Oh the prices are... More 

Thank CheMike

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$9 - US$34
Mexican, Southwestern, Bar, Seafood, Pub, Vegetarian Friendly
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Reservations
Dining Style
Casual Dining
Good for
Child-friendly, Bar Scene, Groups, Cheap Eats, Local cuisine, 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 Drive S., Oceanside, CA 92054
    (Find the lighthouse!)
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Oceanside
  • Phone Number: +1 760-967-6199

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