Oscar’s Mexican Seafood

Oscar’s has expanded from one tiny storefront on Turquoise Street to three locations and still manages to be the one of the top-ranked restaurants in San Diego on a notoriously fickle social media site. There’s almost always a line out the door, but service is fast and friendly.

Hours: 8 a.m.–9 p.m. daily (till 10 on Friday and Saturday)
Prices: Breakfast plate till 12 p.m. (e.g., smoked fish, eggs, cheese, potatoes, avocado), $5.50; breakfast burrito with chorizo, eggs, etc., $3.99; battered-fish taco, $1.99; Taco Especial (smoked fish, shrimp, scallops, or octopus), $4.65; smoked-fish taco, $4.65; grilled-octopus taco, $4.75; torta de Oscar (with smoked fish, spicy shrimp, skirt steak), $10.50; shrimp ceviche, $4.90; bluefin tuna ceviche with two tostadas, $7.99; fish stew (fish, scallops, shrimp, octopus, vegetables), $1.99 (small), $7.99 (large); cucarachas (15 fried shrimp, shell on), $8
Bus: 30
Nearest bus stop: Turquoise Street at La Jolla Boulevard

Hours

Day Hours
Sunday 8 a.m. to 9 p.m.
Monday 8 a.m. to 9 p.m.
Tuesday 8 a.m. to 9 p.m.
Wednesday 8 a.m. to 9 p.m.
Thursday 8 a.m. to 9 p.m.
Friday 8 a.m. to 10 p.m.
Saturday 8 a.m. to 10 p.m.

Restaurant Details

Detail Status
Cuisine Mexican, Seafood
Delivery No
Outdoor seating Yes
Party room No
Reservations accepted No
Kids menu No
Occasional live music No
Payment Options Does not accept credit cards

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