While San Diego may be well-known for its craft beer, Oceanside, the county’s northern most city, has been making waves recently by expanding into the wine scene. From sea and sky wine adventures to stylish new tasting rooms, there are plenty of reasons to sip and savor in this Southern California beach town.
The decade-old Sunset Market in Oceanside is the center point where thousands of locals and tourists alike to come to downtown and experience four blocks worth of vendors, live music, arts & crafts, gourmet goods, kid’s activities and unbelievably good international cuisine. With so much going on some gems can be easy to miss, so be sure to check out these 10 delicious finds next time you visit the Sunset Market!
Catch up with Andrew Baer, Marketing Director for Legacy Brewing Company, and learn all about what makes this brewery a must-stop location in Oceanside!
Cinco de Mayo is right around the corner, and why not celebrate with the quintessential Mexican cocktail — the majestic margarita! Whether you prefer this delicious libation on the rocks, blended or frozen, local Oceanside eateries Jalisco Cantina, Anita’s Mexican Restaurant & Cantina and Hello Betty Fish House have you covered.
For a scenic dining experience on the waterfront look no further than Oceanside Harbor Village. Home to restaurants Stratford at the Harbor, Harbor Fish & Chips, Lighthouse Oyster Bar & Grill, Dominic’s at the Harbor and Rising Sun Sushi, you are sure to find something for everyone!
Oceanside’s booming restaurant scene gives visitors the chance to travel the culinary globe without having to leave our city limits! Check out our list of restaurants offering delicious international cuisine that will make your taste-buds sing, including Indonesian specialties, Peruvian delights and Eastern Asian fusions.
Oceanside’s unique coastal neighborhood known as ‘South O’ features a fantastic coffee culture that offers not only great brew but also unique and inviting vibes. The special atmosphere Captain’s Grounds Coffee, Kona Hut Coffee House & Revolution Roasters exude when coupled with the fun and eclectic shops located in the area make for a satisfying experience that is sure to make you feel like a local!
Who’s ready for happy hour? Whether you’re looking for great beer, luxurious craft cocktails, delicious wine or anything in between, 333 Pacific, Masters Kitchen & Cocktail, Harney Sushi Oceanside, Mission Ave Bar & Grill and The Privateer Coal Fire Pizza have you covered with these excellent happy hour drink and food specials!
Craving some delicious and fresh seafood? Look no further! We’ve compiled some of the best of what Oceanside restaurants have to offer for popular dishes such as calamari, ceviche, fish and chips, and of course fish tacos! These mouthwatering dishes are sure to leave you satisfied so try one, or try them all next time you’re in O’side.
Catch up with Charlie Anderson, owner of local favorites The Privateer Coal Fire Pizza, The Privateer Marketplace & Wine Bar and The Buccaneer Cafe, and learn all about how he captures the local flare of O’side with fresh gourmet fare in our one-on-one interview.
Catch up with one of Oceanside’s superstar chefs, Daniel Pundik of Local Tap House. Learn all about his inspirations as a chef, his culinary style, the locally sourced ingredients he uses, food trends, what he loves about the Oceanside culinary community and dining scene, and more! There’s even some sneak peak information about his newest venture, Exhale, and how it will differ from already popular LTH!
Oceanside is home to tremendous musical talent and an abundance of venues hosting live events. With a variety of genres and performance styles being performed across the city on any given night of the week, Oceanside’s live music scene has something for everyone. So check out our list of a few of the many great venues in Oceanside that offer free live entertainment on a regular basis!
Love is in the air and in the kitchen at Oceanside restaurants run by husband-and-wife teams. Learn about these dynamic duos that share a passion for all things gourmet, and the secrets to their success as some of the top powerhouse food-couples in Oceanside!
‘Tis the season to ditch the galoshes, dig your toes in the sand and enjoy some tantalizing seasonal treats during the most wonderful time of the year in Oceanside! Check out these 5 local culinary gems offering everything from seasonal cake pops to Christmas tamales that will make your holidays that much sweeter!
Oceanside is home to an excellent culinary scene that produces edible masterpieces day after day. As the temperatures get warmer this summer, be sure to check out these refreshing locally made fresh summer salads produced by our fantastic local Oceanside businesses!
With great surf comes great hunger, and here in Oceanside we’ve got you covered for both! Oceanside has a variety of excellent surfing locations for all skill levels, and some excellent eateries that offer great post-surf food. So check out these local favorite surf and breakfast burrito spots here in Oceanside and enjoy all that they have to offer!