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About Wrench and Rodent Seabasstropub
Please call for reservations of 7+ (760) 271-0531
Wrench & Rodent Seabasstropub in Oceanside, CA is located at 1815 South Coast Highway. Executive Chef Davin Waite, founder of The Fish Joint and Café Japengo veteran, is conjuring up a menu relying on the highest quality, chef-selected fish and produce. Ingredients are carefully chosen, grown, or made from scratch. Offerings include Loch Duart and Mt. Cook salmon with a caper tapenade, a ceviche flight that changes daily, and the freshest, most exciting specialty items from Catalina Offshore Products, Specialty Produce, local fishermen, divers and growers.
Oceanside, CA 92054
Sushi, Seafood, Creative Japanese
Hours of Operation:
Monday: 4:00pm - 9:00pm, Tuesday - Sunday: 4:00pm - 10:00pm
Please call to make a reservation for Parties of 7+
We do our best to accommodate sushi bar requests, but will place guests at a table when there is no available bar seating. Please call to confirm.
$30 and under
AMEX, Discover, MasterCard, Visa
Onsite sushi chef or delivery service available. The Seabasstropub offers PG Catering as an option for intimate private parties as well as large corporate events.
Small parking lot available, much convenient neighborhood parking as well.
Beer, BYO Wine, Chef's Table, Corkage Fee, Counter Seating, Gluten-free Menu, Outdoor dining, Private Room, Wheelchair Access, Wine
Wrench and Rodent Seabasstropub Ratings and Reviews
What a gem! Went here for date night (took a gamble and tried a new place) and were really impressed with the quality and creative flavors of the sushi. Noise level was perfect; not too quiet but low enough for good conversation. We will definitely return soon!!
This place rocks!!! Creative, fresh, delicious...I was the only glutard in a group of 4 and didn't miss a beat. Omakase just rolls until you can't take any more and everything was killer! Vegetable dishes intermixed with sushi etc make the whole thing great. Only reason I didn't give service full 5 stars was not because staff was not really great but just because some of the dishes are really complex and we had to ask a lot of questions to figure some
Of them out....but not really sure how you could make that much better when the place is hoppin and the food is so unique....and the price is ridiculously great as well! It just can be a little confusing if you are not a seasoned sushi fan.We had a great evening and will be back again as soon as possible!!! Amazing!!
We had not been to this restaurant before and because my husband has Celiac's Disease I mentioned, when I made reservations on Open Table, that it would be helpful to h ave someone explain gluten free options to us. I knew immediately that information had been relayed because with our water, she brought a little pitcher of gluten free soy sauce. Wonderful server and meal! Will be back again and again.
We sat at the bar and Alex gave us the omakase, which was some of the BEST sushi I have had. Ever.
The service was stellar from the moment we arrived until we left. They were friendly, but not overly chatty, on top of things without hovering, and kept us on a great pace with the food.
I live in Long Beach but plan to stop here on any trip South in the future. I have been craving their food since we left. It's SO good!
The food is amazing!!! We live 45 minutes away and continue to return. Our first server was great. However, after she left our second server was rushing us out. I totally understand we were the last ones there. However, our second server could have politely mentioned they were closing and it was time to wrap it up instead she was unfriendly and curt. So it was a delivery issue. Regardless we will be back, because the food is awesome!
This is not your typical sushi restaurant. The Wrench will happily make "traditional" sushi dishes. But their forte is creative dishes using available local ingredients, house made sauces and pickled additions. Once they learn your flavor preferences, it's in your best interest to let them create for you. If you enjoy nearly every food that enters your mouth, try the Omakase. The chefs will perform amazingly to create not just a meal, but an "experience", that happens to include stunningly delicious food! Course after course! Embrace "Earth to Face"!
We love this place! The sushi is amazing. They'll make a surprise roll for you if your request it and it's always phenomenal. Some of the inside tables are really close as it's a small place so not as intimate but the sushi is worth it. You can order next door at the ramen place too
The food was spectacular we recognized the sushi chef from another place. happy to see him here. It was early evening and it looked like they were a little under staffed. it took a while to get drinks and longer to get the order taken. the food quality made up for it! the place is small inside so be prepared for a loud environment. the food is spectacular! definitely check it out.
We frequent W&R and love bragging about our north county sushi gem. Unfortunately this visit our server was not up to par as they've been in the past. Didn't know the specials or oysters or beers available and food descriptions were lack luster when items were brought to the table. Yes, I know this is the salmon nigiri, but what's the garnish? The chef is SO creative and the flavors are always so incredible, we wish the service mirrored that level of dining.
I've been eating at this amazing establishment for over two years. The sushi chefs never cease to amaze me. I can't name another restaurant that can surprise me with unique presentations each and every visit. The freshness of the fish is the least of your concern. Davin and Alec make sure your dining experience is enjoyable on a whole other level. Sitting at the bar is indescribable. Trust your local #sushichefs
An intimate funky lively venue, invisible from the street at night--and the sushi is outstanding! Don't miss the Hedgehog Roll and the saltwater eel nigiri! Service is fast and prompt. The beer menu is short, and the selections are exotic and delicious! They have captured the essence of California dining, especially with the outdoor seating.
I can't say enough good things about the quality and creativeness of the food. I'm a changed person about the way I think about food and what it can be. I've been aware of the place since the beginning thanks to the beautiful food photos on Instagram but never made the trek down from LA. I finally did and it was better than I imagined. There is nothing fancy going on here. It's all about the food and a staff that really seems to care about what they are doing here. This place is a one-of-kind and needs to be experienced by people that appreciate greatness. Detailing the Wow Factor are too many to write here but if you are ok buying your sushi from Von's this place is not for you. Enjoy!
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