Photo By: Bhadri Kubendran
Photo By: Bhadri Kubendran

8 Places to Get an Epic Lunch in Oceanside

Oceanside’s Foodie Scene is Blowing Up

Written By: Justine McGrath Where to Eat in Oceanside

Hello…is it You I’m Looking For?

Order This: Smoked Fish Tacos

Tip: Don’t get your order to-go—stay and enjoy the ocean view! Chowing down on fish tacos and feeling the sea breeze is the best way to recharge before returning to the office.

Hello Betty Fish House
211 Mission Ave
Oceanside, CA 92054

Where to Eat in Oceanside

This is How We Roll

Order This: Tango Mango Roll

Tip: In addition to its tasty menu offerings, Blue Ocean Robata & Sushi is known for its excellent service and décor. With a sparkling ambiance and friendly staff, add this sushi spot to your rotation when looking to impress a colleague.

Blue Ocean Robata & Sushi Bar
2958 Madison St
Carlsbad, CA 92008

Where to Eat in Oceanside

Make You Melt

Order This: Chicken Melt

Tip: Have an office that allows furry friends to come in? Bring your professional pup to Masters Kitchen and Cocktail, where you can both enjoy lunch in the outdoor seating section.

Masters Kitchen and Cocktail
208 S Coast Hwy
Oceanside, CA 92054


Locals Only

Order This: Chicken & Butternut Squash Pot Pie

Tip: Carpool with your coworkers to cut down on time spent looking for parking. The restaurant’s lot is small, but even if you have to hunt for street parking, the quality eats inside will be worth the wait.

Local Tap House and Kitchen
308 S Coast Hwy
Oceanside, CA 92054

Where to Eat in Oceanside

Running Late?

Order This: Super Double Cheeseburger

Get your food fast by utilizing Angelo’s no-fuss drive-thru.

Angelo’s Burgers
608 S Coast Hwy 101
Encinitas, CA 92024

Grab and Go!

Order This: Mole Enchiladas

Call in an order for pick up and feast on enchiladas stuffed with brown rice, tomato, and avocado back at the office.

1163 S Coast Hwy 101
Encinitas, CA 92024

Grab and Go!

Order This: Southwest Sandwich

Expect a quickly prepared, delicious lunch when you call in a to-go order from The Cup. When you’re not in such a hurry, come back and enjoy a coffee or draft beer along with your meal.

The Cup
206 Wisconsin Ave
Oceanside, CA 92054

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Justine McGrath is a freelance writer who was born and raised in San Diego. While Southern California will always be her home base, she enjoys traveling and experiencing new cultures. When she's not posted up behind her laptop or somewhere across the globe, you can find her hunting for the latest and greatest restaurants in San Diego, attending yoga classes, and drinking more caffeine than is probably healthy.


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