About Oceana Coastal Kitchen
San Diego, CA 92109
Waterfront San Diego Dining
Oceana Coastal Kitchen features chef-driven, California cuisine as well as a modern, ocean-inspired design. The brand new restaurant offers a memorable bay-front dining experience at an iconic Pacific Beach hideaway.
Ranging from casual to upscale, the airy waterfront restaurant includes several distinct dining areas such as a quartz-topped cold bar embedded with mother of pearl and sea glass. The focal point in the main dining room is an impressive 800 gallon aquarium, soon the home to fluorescent tropical jellyfish, while a sliding window fully opens to showcase unobstructed views of Mission Bay.
Oceana Coastal Kitchen offers an all-new alfresco experience for guests, complete with sleek booths and tables with sweeping panoramic waterfront views, along with an adjacent lounge featuring flickering flames from tiki torches and lava rock fire pits.
Californian, Contemporary American, Seafood
Hours of Operation:
Mon – Sat: 6:30 am – 11:30 am
Sun: 6:30 am – 10:00 am
Sun: 10:00 am – 2:00 pm
Mon – Fri: 11:30 am – 2:00 pm
Sat: 11:30 – 4:00 pm
Sun: 2:00 – 4:00 pm
Sun – Thu: 5:30 pm – 10:00 pm
Fri – Sat: 5:30 pm – 11:00 pm
Pacific Beach Drive
$31 to $50
AMEX, Discover, MasterCard, Visa
Enjoy Live Music Wednesday and Thursday nights.
3 hour complimentary valet or self parking.
MTS Bus stop right in front of the Hotel.
Banquet, Bar/Lounge, Beer, BYO Wine, Corkage Fee, Counter Seating, Entertainment, Fireplace, Full Bar, Gluten-free Menu, Happy Hour, Late Night, Non-Smoking, Outdoor dining, Private Room, View, Weekend Brunch, Wheelchair Access, Wine
Beautiful private dining room with views of Mission Bay. Perfect for rehearsal dinners, birthdays or lunch meetings. Oceana Coastal Kitchen features chef-driven, California cuisine as well as a modern, ocean-inspired design that offers a memorable bay front dining experience.
Oceana Coastal Kitchen Ratings and Reviews
Ambience is exceptional. Food quality is seriously lacking. It is the food quality control that I would not recommend this restaurant to any one. What a shame! With a kitchen who cares, the could be one of the best places to go. We had two different meal experiences and both times the sauces were atrocious.
Our first visit to Oceana but it won't be the last. Our waitress, Debbie, was very friendly and knowledgeable and helped with menu selections. Wait staff was not over bearing or interruptive which was very nice. All in all, food was excellent and we now want to return to some of the other options for dining: patio and waterfront.
Any time I can get delicious jumbo shrimp and fresh sushi/sashimi at a Sunday Brunch I'm in heaven. While a bit pricier than the other Sunday Brunch spots in the area, they were very generous with refilling the champagne, and I loved the touch of ordering an entree in addition to the buffet. Everything was delicious!
We had the Sunday Champagne Brunch. We sat outside it had a beautiful view. There were many choices for seafood and sushi. Along with the buffet you can choose one of 8 entrees that comes with the brunch. There were a diverstiy of choices but I would prefer to have a few more choices for the buffet (waffles, crepes, eggs, etc). The service was outstanding, all the staff were really friendly and accommodating with our toddler. Even in the middle of the brunch the manager/host asked by my surname how my brunch was. Would definitely be back.
The food was very good.
My waiter got my order wrong, but that was corrected and I was brought the food that I ordered.
They validated my parking, but I still had to pay $14.00 for only being parked for as long as it took me to be served and finish my dinner (~1 hr 20 min). I would really hate to see what it would have cost if it hadn't been validated.
If I would have known how much parking was going to be, I would have found street parking and walked.
On my recent business trip, sitting all by my self, I had one of the best meals of my life at Oceana. The value of restaurant week in San Diego was terrific, making it affordable to have an appetizer, main course and dessert for a reasonable price. I had a terrific beat salad, with Seabass on Farro for my main - one of the best ever. The service was absolutely wonderful.
We have eaten @ Oceana previously. This time was for Restaurant Week. The Baja Clam Chowder was superb. The sea bass entree was as well. The dessert, brownie w/ ice cream was also very good. However, it is baked to order in a skillet. The interior was MOLTEN! A heads up from the waiter would have been appreciated.
Why can't we get decent oysters in San Diego - small and not much taste. Entrees took a long time to arrive. Food was tasty - portion size good. Service was good. Don't sit under air vent - you'll be cold during dinner. Not what I expected from the reviews.
Delicious meal. Very accommodating with our toddler. Overall we thought it priced a bit high, especially since after paying $180 for our meal, we got dinged another $16 bucks for parking in their hotel lot!! Parking fee should have been waived after paying that much for a dinner for 2!! Don't think we will return.
Good food, extremely over-priced! You'd be far better-off exploring the other amazing dining choices nearby! This is a place best reserved for prom, weddings, funerals, or when you happen to be staying at the resort, and don't feel like walking a few blocks?!
This was our 2nd dinner at Oceana. On this occasion(as was the last) the outside seating & view are outstanding. The wine steward & his suggestions were excellent. However, the service & the food remain below what one might expect, given the setting, view & location in a vintage PB hotel. Service gets a "C", since the waitstaff simply didn't seem to know what to do although they were trying. The food was "C+" despite all the hype about the new cuisine. Both meals were bland & lukewarm, although the ingredients were fresh & local. We hope the food & service, which has gotten better(since our first visit), will eventually match the quality of the of the beach/bay setting.
Highly recommend. Very professional atmosphere, relaxing, and lovely setting on the bay. All the staff were very welcoming and not pushy or stuffy which was so nice to have for a high-end restaurant. Delicious food recommendations. Sushi was so fresh and big! Baileys panna cotta dessert was amazing!! Before vacation is over we are going back for more delightfulness!
This was an unexpected treat! The food was gourmet, and the ambiance was wonderful. There was a good view of the bay from our table, live music entertainment provided smooth rhythm guitar and vocals, outstanding service, and reasonable prices. This has a tropical, Polynesian feel. I loved the dinnerware and the look of the restaurant. Great wait staff, friendly and courteous. Our food was delicious. Overhead heaters provided enough warmth for the chilly December night; we were very comfortable. Highly recommend! Fun experience.
Major disappointment. We had made an early evening reservation for a special birthday dinner and had advised the staff that the birthday person has hearing issues. The wait service was good and our drinks had just arrived when a couple with 3 children under the age of 5 were seated in the booth next to us. We gritting our teeth and cringing as the children climbed the booth, shrieking and screaming repeatedly throughout the meal. The restaurant is nice and food was good, but due to the commotion going on next to us we could not get out of there fast enough. The experience left my husband and I both frustrated and embarrassed at the restaurant choice we had made our special occasion.
We had a quiet Thanksgiving evening meal with not a bit of turkey in sight! Our scallops, shrimp and tuna carpaccio were all wonderful. Breads were homemade and the wine list was perfect for us. Taylor was an engaging efficient server and the overall service was just right.
This was our first time at Oceana - I think most diners were staying at the hotel , but since we are locals we will surely return.
I would have given a better service review, but for the fact one meal was served about 15 minutes before the other three meals were served. It was not the server's fault, but likely the kitchen. Otherwise all were very friendly and the ambiance outstanding.
We stayed at the hotel where the Oceana is located. Typically we like to get out of the hotel and explore different dining options. We decided to come down to the Oceana for our first dinner and were pleasantly surprised. The live music was top-notch, our service from our server Debbie was amazing, the food was so fresh, tasty and proportioned appropriately for us. You can't beat the ambiance with a gorgeous view of the bay. We ended up loving it so much we came back three more times! Will definitely be back.
What a spectacular find! Delicious food, wonderful ambience, the service went beyond exceptional, Debbie was our server and she was absolutely accommodating - plus we got the best table and watched the super moon rise! We will definitely recommend this place to other locals :) Thank you
Really excellent staff at this restaurant - the server was knowledgeable, professional and friendly and the manager stopped by as well to check on us. The atmosphere is just gorgeous. We chose to sit outside and check out the evening lights. There are plenty of outdoor heaters so it was very comfortable. They have a terrific selection of gluten free food, including sushi, available as well. Overall a really nice pick.
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