With the Pacific Ocean for a backdrop, Oceanside is bound to be crazy for seafood. The California fish taco, shrimp, crab, yellowtail: seafood restaurants in Oceanside CA are serving it all up for hungry locals. If you’re craving the catch of the day, check out some favorites from these three unique restaurants in Oceanside:
Seafood Restaurants in Oceanside CA
1815 S. Coast Highway
Wrench and Rodent Seabasstropub offers a menu carefully put together by Executive Chef Davin Waite. Featuring fresh ingredients from Catalina Offshore Products, Specialty Produce, local fishermen, divers, and growers, Waite’s unique menu and off-the-cuff recommendations have locals coming back for their favorites and to try other exciting menu items.
Items to try:
This fresh ceviche selection changes daily to give guests a different experience each time they order it. (pictured)
With crab, shrimp tempura, and avocado inside, Wrench and Rodent tops this roll with seared yellowtail, roasted garlic, and truffle oil for a perfect, buttery balance to the fresh seafood.
276 Harbor Drive
Located in the scenic village shops of Oceanside Harbor, Harbor Fish and Chips has been a family-owned and operated business for 40 years. Owner Terry Cross was born and raised in Oceanside CA and carries on the family business. Harbor Fish and Chips is a great stop for those spending an afternoon by the harbor and craving good food in a scenic location.
Items to try:
Fish and Chips
The name says it all! Hearty portions of crispy fish and chips served with tartar sauce.
This California classic serves up flaky, fried fish topped with shredded cabbage and delicious white sauce. [pictured; image]
See also: Golden Coast Mead
4750 Oceanside Boulevard, Suite 23 A
With an unassuming, casual atmosphere, the focus of Mi Asador Mexican and Seafood Restaurant is simple: amazing food! A family-owned restaurant, Mi Asador is the perfect spot for guests craving quick Mexican seafood dishes prepared fresh daily. Locals rave about this hidden gem!
Items to try:
California Burrito with Shrimp
Native to Southern California, the California Burrito traditionally rolls up carne asada, french fries, cheese, and sour cream in a flour tortilla. Try this dish with shrimp for an out-of-this-world Cali Burrito.
Shrimp Burrito with Garlic Sauce
The garlic sauce puts an interesting spin on a shrimp burrito for a taste unique to Mi Asador.
Mi Asador Mexican and Seafood Restaurant also features a salsa bar with five different types of salsa, pickled carrots, grilled peppers, and fresh onions and cilantro. Pair it with a traditional Mexican soda fountain and tortilla chips while you wait for your food, and you’ve got a crowd-pleaser!
Although there are many seafood restaurants in Oceanside CA, each eatery has its own signature dishes with unique flavors. Try one while you’re in town or try them all if you’re a local: these seafood restaurants are among the best local restaurants in Oceanside!
[featured image is of Wrench & Rodent]