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Rockin' Baja Oceanside Harbor

258 Harbor Dr S, Oceanside, CA 92054-1091
+1 760-967-6199
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  • Excellent40%
  • Very good36%
  • Average16%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible3%
Travellers talk about
“lobster” (45 reviews)
“tacos” (49 reviews)
“chips and salsa” (29 reviews)
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Mexican, Bar, Seafood, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
258 Harbor Dr S, Oceanside, CA 92054-1091
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Reviewed yesterday

I’ve never seen a free nachos buffet...and this one had many choices of dips from tomatillo, salsas, and veggies. Our waitress was wonderful - professional, efficient, and accommodating. I had grilled shrimp tacos and a mango margarita. You can eat inside (a bit touristy) or...More

Thank Michelle V
Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

It may be a little touristy but the meal was excellent. This is a charming Mexican restaurant overlooking the harbor. Service was very friendly and efficient. We started with good chips and assorted very good salsas. The carna assada fries were an excellent appetizer and...More

Thank Burt O
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Generally I find seaside/beach restaurants overpriced and mediocre, but Rockin' Baja is minutes from the beach, reasonably priced, and has good, fresh food. I had a trio for lunch: Caesar salad, lobster bisque, and fish tacos. Service is attentive, even though the restaurant is usually...More

Thank Skaerje
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Great location and awesome tacos! It’s a laid back, fun atmosphere. They have a good happy hour as well.

Thank kayanderson1020
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Seafood focused Mexican chain restaurant with an excellent salsa bar with 6 or 7 different kinds of salsa. I sat inside to avoid the evening chill. Service was a bit slow to start but adequate after the server got going. Since I was alone I...More

Thank Diana S
Reviewed 2 April 2018

Excellent service, good kalamari as a starter, whereas the barbecued white fish did not taste anything. The restroom was not at all good!

Thank christia200145
Reviewed 29 March 2018 via mobile

Wonderful venue, food was delicious service was good and the entertainment was a plus! Overlooking the harbor you cannot go wrong! Happy hour Margaritas were adequate.

Thank Brenda B
Reviewed 4 March 2018 via mobile

We went by on Friday night and noticed how busy they were, even in cold weather. We went in for lunch on Saturday. Our server, Corey, was top notch. He was present, friendly, helpful and made great suggestions. We had the Surf and Turf tacos;...More

Thank susangurev
Reviewed 25 February 2018 via mobile

Stopped by for a birthday dinner. Excellent salsa chip bar setup. Just not very clean or sanitary. Extensive menu with lots of choices. My real only complaint was that the service was extremely slow and my waitress just didn’t care. I would not recommend this...More

Thank Frank D
Reviewed 21 February 2018 via mobile

The focus is obviously on the bar side of the business here. There seems to be as much if not more effort put into the drink menu as the food menu. Shave a few beers and enjoy the all you can eat free chips and...More

Thank justin661
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James D
17 March 2016|
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Response from Kris V | Reviewed this property |
Call then, I think they do take reservations
12 August 2015|
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Response from vacaGloria | Reviewed this property |
Yes, there was. A nice variety if I recall. Tacos, hamburgers, fish and chips, nachos. But certainly they will let you know if you call as suggested by another or even better, they do have a great web site. Just be sure... More
20 June 2015|
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Response from Love2Travel570 | Reviewed this property |
I do not remember one sorry
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$9 - US$34
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Dining Style
Casual Dining
Good for
Special Occasion Dining, Local cuisine, Groups, Bar Scene, Child-friendly, View, Kids
Open Hours
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 258 Harbor Dr S, Oceanside, CA 92054-1091
    (Find the lighthouse!)
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Oceanside
  • Phone Number: +1 760-967-6199
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