Hunter Steakhouse - Oceanside
- Surfaces sanitized between seatings
- Common areas deep cleaned daily
- Digital, disposable or sanitized menu provided
- Sanitizer or wipes provided for customers
- Limited number of seated diners
- Distancing maintained in common areas
- Extra space between tables
- Waitstaff wear masks
- Diners must wear masks unless eating or drinking
- Sick staff prohibited in the workplace
Prime Rib & Eggs
7 oz. Prime Rib, with two eggs any style
Soup & Salad
bowl of our soup of the day with your choice of Spinach, Caesar or Tossed Greens
our most tender steak
Asked to sit in the bar, it is loud down there, but the dining room is not as loud, keep in mind. The bar was packed,but our waitress was awesome, attentive, gracious, patient and did a great job. I had the ny strip and it was cooked perfectly with an outstanding baked potato with all the fixings….my husband had the salmon and said it was fresh tasting…this is a great casual steak house with very good food to boot
Amazing experience from start to finish .Friendly staff,great food and the ambiance made it all worth it.
I had to send my steak back because it was tough and full of grizzle. It was impossible to cut. The manager recommended that particular steak. When she was called, she asked me if I would like something else. Being everyone in my party was just about done, I ordered the prime rib to go. I was charged the prime rib price instead of the steak price. When I questioned the manager she said you ordered the prime rib, so that is the price. I should have received the meal for free, or at least charged the cheaper steak price. I have been coming to that restaurant for over 20 years. I would think twice about coming again after the poor service I received.
First, the waitress was wonderful, she was very attentive. But I must say, this place is dirty, and don’t sit any where near the service area, there’s a really strong mildew smell, it overwhelms the smell of even the chili.
The cook is terrible, my husband asked for a medium rare steak and it was well done. I asked for a medium rare prime ribs, it was extremely rare and the king crab had a very strong smell, was way overly salty and mushy.
This place is old school and very good. Food was very good but the service was excellent.
I drove by this restaurant on my way to a conference in Carlsbad. I wanted to check it out after reading the reviews. I booked my reservation on Open Table for same day. When I arrived, I was greeted right away by the hostess. My table was ready and I was seated right away. My server was Dina. Super sweet, attentive and made numerous checks on me making sure everything was meeting my expectations. I had Filet Mignon ordered medium rare. It came out perfect. The chef knows what he is doing. This steakhouse has been in operation for 50 years and it was exceptional.
Timely seating. Good menu choices. Good service. Good food. Overall enjoyable.
I mean - meh...
The food was terrible. I ordered MahiMahi. It was overcooked and tasteless. The Porterhouses were also substandard, especially for the price. Our waiter was ok, but a bit robotic.
Waitress was an unmasked anti-vaxxer who was happy to share her opinions about it. Made us feel very uncomfortable in the restaurant. We left.
This is our go to steakhouse in this area. Consistent with their quality, service, this is a great basic steakhouse
Birthday celebration for step dad.
Had a awesome evening being taken care of by Jeanine.
One of the best servers we had not only at Hunters but most restaurants. 5 stars for her service alone.,
Thank you for a nice evening
In dire need of a remodel or at least a decor update but offers a great steak for a good price.
Very efficient and friendly greeting and table staff. Most food was great but my prime rib, ordered medium, was closer to the low side of medium rare with some blood still on top. Cooked more on one side than the other. That seems to be a problem with all restaurants that serve prime rib. Next time, I'll order a steak. Definitely would recommend Hunter's.
We went for our 33 anniversary and we said so when we made the reservation. We were seated in a brightly lit noisy room. Not much for an anniversary vibe. My husband had prime rib that was amazing. I ordered rib eye. It was rather thin so half was cooked ok (which I asked for med rare) but one half was way over done. It was not good at all Our waitress checked in once but not after I had checked on my steak. When she came back I informed her of the issue. It was too late to eat at the point so she said she would give us the Birthday discount of 10$ instead of taking the meal off?! She never asked if we would like to order a dessert or made mention of our anniversary. Such an odd night. You would have figured we would have been put in the other room that was dim, low key and quiet. We stay in Carlsbad every few months and have been dying to try this place. So sad it was such a bad experience.
Good food great drinks
Little fruit looking flies were flying all over us and our food inside the restaurant making it hard to enjoy our meal. Food was just ok.
Hunter Steakhouse is always consistent! We tried the Crab Stuffed Mushrooms appetizer...they were delicious. Having dined here many times, my go to favorites are the Prime Rib, Filet, BBQ Baby Back Ribs. You can't go wrong with anything on the menu!
Steak overcooked, ran out of soup, waitress couldn’t answer questions.
I had a wonderful, relaxing time enjoying delicious meat in my appetizer and the main dish! The food was prepared and cooked to perfection and I appreciated the attention given to us by our waitress,
Have not been to Hunter Steakhouse in a few years. For some reason we always forget it's there. We went there last night and it was just as good as it was in the 60's when it was Hungry Hunter. It's just a pleasant surprise when you return to a favorite restaurant expecting it to have changed and it hasn't changed at all except to be even better. We both had the standard filet. I ordered the peppercorn whisky sauce with mine and my husband had the Bernaise. They melted in your mouth. We had the made at the table salad which is not made at the table right now because of Covid but taste every bit as good. We chose augratin potatoes for our side dish and they were soooo good. So glad this great restaurant has stayed in South Oceanside all these years and continues to attract both new and old diners. Keep it up Hunter Steak House!
Food good; price reasonable, service good. However, this restaurant needs a major upgrade to the interior.
Excellent waitress took care of everything for our party of three. Prime rib and steak was prepared excellent. The garden salad was really special, almost a meal in itself. Gluten free menu upon request.
My husband and I had a date night here! We loved everything about our experience. Amazing food, wine and service. We ordered the artichoke dip, house salad and filet mignon. Our server Janell provided fantastic service! We look forward to making Hunter’s Steakhouse one of our regular date night spots!
Hunters have been a go to for our family for years. It is good food at a good price. It is not real fancy but good. Wait staff is nice and accommodating . We had a party of 6 who attended last night. The Hunters in Oceanside is dark and very 1970s looking. They have a million dollar view looking over the lagoon that they could take advantage of but choose not too. It would be great if they could bring more light into the restaurant and the patrons could have a few; but then again they would most likely increase their prices due to the expense on the remodel.
Stead or Fish. Excellent. Baked Potato and salad including along with bread. So it is a real value for your money vs. the a la carte meals you get at real fancy places where you feel ripped off.
Also free parking with out having to pay a valet to park your car. So Go !
Janine was the favorite part of our experience.
Food was great but the service even better.
Server and food were excellent
New to the area. Staying for a few nights. Great restaurant. Surprised by the availability. Seems to be an old charmer restaurant. The clientele were seasoned Nd knew this was a great spot. So many new an trendy locations, but this is rooted and knows how to trade a steak and customers.
You will not be disappointed.
everything on the menu I have ordered is delicous. I have friends I took there, they loved the food, drinks and service
We love eating at Hunters. Food is always excellent, as is the service. We look forward to Hunters being able to resume their signature tableside salad creation again once pandemic restrictions are eased! It was always a favorite!
This was my favorite restaurant. Unfortunately, it seems to have declined a lot. The lettuce in my salad was limp and had brown spots on some of the leaves. The steak wasn't cooked properly ad had to be sent back. No one really enjoyed their meal. There were 4 of us. I'm not sure what has happened here. Very Sad.
Clam chowder was very good. The house salad was big and wonderful. Steaks were also good. Good variety.
Ordered pink prime rib got well done
Wait person took our 2 glasses of wine off our bill offered to take both prime rib back in order to get medium/pink
She was great waitress
The price of your food for the quality was a pleasant surprise. Go there every time I am vacationing in the area. Crab legs were outstanding.
It was a GREAT first time visit at Hunter to celebrate my son's birthday. We enjoyed our dining experience very much...Thank you!
We have been coming here for years. The food is always good and our server was great
We used to go here often when we lived in Orange County. Living in Nevada, we still try to make the drive when visiting family in OC. Great everything here!
Have and will continue to recommend Hunter Steak House as one of the best restrauants in Oceanside.
Great Prime rib and nice wine selections. Good carrot cake too!
Love it here!
Hunter Steakhouse - Oceanside offers takeout which you can order by calling the restaurant at (760) 433-2633.
Hunter Steakhouse - Oceanside is rated 4.2 stars by 700 OpenTable diners.
Yes, you can generally book this restaurant by choosing the date, time and party size on OpenTable. Due to local restrictions, this restaurant may not be accepting reservations at the moment.