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Best American Restaurants in Oceanside


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A photo of Campfire restaurant
Price: Moderate
• American • Carlsbad
Booked 58 times today
Campfire restaurant comes highly recommended for its contemporary American cuisine, based on numerous glowing reviews that praise their attentive service, trendy vibe, and outstanding food. The restaurant's American Wagu, roasted broccoli and make-your-own s'mores dessert are some patrons' top picks. With recipes providing interesting flavors that seem to teach something new to one's palate, Campfire stands out in the culinary scene. Highlighted for their detailed flavor profiles, the dishes have been described as 'extremely well balanced with great cooking execution'. Furthermore, guests commend the restaurant's unique concept, complex and original dishes, and their team of well-informed servers who elevate the dining journey.
A photo of Bluewater Grill - Carlsbad restaurant
Price: Expensive
• American • Carlsbad
Booked 20 times today
Bluewater Grill - Carlsbad is highly acclaimed for its exceptional seafood. A favorite among locals and visitors alike, it frequently garners praise for its delicious food, fresh seafood, and extraordinary dining experience. Customers emphasize the quality and freshness of the seafood, whether it's their calamari steak or seafood Cioppino. The restaurant is also celebrated for its excellent service, attributed to friendly and knowledgeable staff. Customers' experiences often exceed their expectations, as seen from reviews such as "this is an extraordinary restaurant" and "they really know fish!" With a warm atmosphere and consistently high-quality food, Bluewater Grill - Carlsbad never fails to impress.
A photo of The Space Pad restaurant
Price: Moderate
• American • Oceanside
Booked 3 times today
At The Space Pad expect to find cocktails with flavored smoke bubbles floating on top of your drink, cocktails that look like a lava lamp in your hand, change color as you drink, fruit suspensions, and spherified cocktails that you actually eat rather than drink, similar to giant boba pods each individually filled with cocktail ingredients that bursts with flavor and booze when you bite into it.Reservations offer a 90-minute experience. WALK-INS WELCOME - Reservations not available? We always set aside space to accommodate walk-ins, first come, first served. And before or after your experience at The Space Pad you're welcome to join us at Kilowatt Brewing for our award winning craft beers, hard seltzers, adult slushies, and a bite to eat!
A photo of Q&A Restaurant & Oyster Bar restaurant
Price: Expensive
• American • Oceanside
Booked 2 times today
Culinary Director and Executive Chef, Quinnton Austin, brings you Q&A Restaurant and Oyster Bar at The Brick Hotel in Oceanside. Specializing in cajun & creole cuisine and modern twists on New Orleans classic cocktails. Bringing NOLA to Oceanside.
A photo of PAON Restaurant & Wine Bar restaurant
Price: Expensive
• American • Carlsbad
Booked 10 times today
Paon restaurant offers California cuisine with French Cafe influences. Beautiful patio dining, elegant Art Deco in intimate dining setting. Private dining available in handsome club environment. Paon chef features seasonal, locally grown organic produce for the palates of fine food lovers from all over the world. Spotlighting organic prime meats, game and fish prepared with traditional French sophistication. Beautiful lounge with old Hollywood feel and relaxing French music. The patio in a Downtown Carlsbad Village atmosphere. Paon's knowledgeable and attentive staff looks forward to creating an exceptional experience.
A photo of Masters Kitchen and Cocktail restaurant
Price: Moderate
• American • Oceanside
Booked 3 times today
Masters Kitchen and Cocktail is a leading name in Californian cuisine, celebrated for its superb atmosphere, delightful service, and most importantly, exceptional food. The restaurant has received glowing reviews from customers, who rave about its remarkable dishes such as the Brussels sprouts, artichoke dip, mussels, fish and shrimp tacos, the rootbeer ribs, and truffle fries. The cheesecake and flourless chocolate cake have also been described as 'to die for.' The cocktails are highly recommended, as they're flawlessly mixed and the restaurant's overall atmosphere is open, airy, and comfortable. Masters Kitchen and Cocktail is beyond a doubt a top choice for those seeking a quality Californian cuisine experience, with numerous favorable reviews vouching for its excellence.
A photo of Mission Avenue restaurant
Price: Moderate
• American • Oceanside
Booked 1 time today
Mission Avenue is a hidden gem of American cuisine, often surprising its out-of-state visitors with its exceptional food and service. Known for dishes like the mushroom omelette, short rib nachos, and uniquely delicious Fried Chicken Salad, the quality of each plate is vouched for by numerous satisfied customers. The restaurant also boasts an excellent bourbon selection and an impressive cocktail menu. Most importantly, the friendliness and honesty of the staff, including the owner, have made patrons feel welcomed and keen to return. Adding to the overall experience is the live music which amplifies the fun ambiance of this popular neighborhood spot.
A photo of Polo Steakhouse restaurant
Price: Very Expensive
• American • Carlsbad
Booked 10 times today
Polo Steakhouse offers an exceptional steakhouse cuisine experience with high-quality meats and seafood, cooked and seasoned to perfection, as highlighted by several reviews. Renowned for its outstanding customer service, this relatively new establishment is praised for its superior food, ambiance, and knowledgeable staff, who are always ready to offer excellent wine and food recommendations. Various reviewers have singled out the exquisite plating and flavorful sauces as highlights of their meals. Moreover, they compliment the creative approach to the steakhouse menu. From boneless ribeye to filet mignon, each dish showcases the expertise of the chefs and leaves guests eagerly planning their return. Conveniently located near Carlsbad State Beach, Polo Steakhouse is highly recommended for special celebrations or a romantic date night.
A photo of 20|TWENTY restaurant
Price: Expensive
• American • Carlsbad
Booked 7 times today
Located in the heart of Westin Carlsbad Resort & Spa, the restaurant 20|Twenty is renowned for its authentic Californian cuisine. The restaurant has a reputation for its creative menu and fresh ingredients, with customer favorites including salmon crudo, roasted cauliflower, and squash, each dish combining exceptional sauces and seasonings. Its distinct ambiance, with a distant ocean view, further enhances the dining experience. The reviews highlight their accommodating culinary staff, who are lauded for their attentiveness and expertise in navigating dietary alternatives, such as gluten-free options. Customers also rave about the delectable brunch offerings and the specialty dishes like filet mignon, praising the quality and size of servings. The restaurant's outdoor seating is especially appreciated for its pleasant environment and sunset viewing, making the dining experience truly remarkable. The excellent service, food, and ambiance make 20|Twenty a cherished Californian food retreat for locals and tourists alike.
A photo of Le Citron restaurant
Price: Moderate
• American • Oceanside
Le Citron is exceptionally well-regarded for delivering high-quality American cuisine. The extensive selection of classic breakfast and lunch dishes, as mentioned in the reviews, made a significant impression on many customers. The vivid descriptions of tasteful, generously portioned food served hot only further reinforce its reputation. The mushroom soup and salmon dish were particularly well-received, with the diner praising them as "fantastic". Customer service was consistently lauded as friendly and professional, adding to the overall dining experience. Impressive elements such as the rich historical atmosphere and the excellent brunch offerings set this restaurant apart as a true gem. As one diner put it, "Their food was so delicious, with even the simplest of dishes bursting with unexpected flavor".
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