The Buccaneer Cafe
Find The Buccaneer Cafe directly across from Buccaneer Beach in South Oceanside. Enjoy the incredible seaside views and sounds of the surf while dining at this casual, outdoor local hangout. The menu showcases simple California cuisine using locally-sourced farm fresh produce. Breakfast favorites are the burritos or tacos with choice of meat and Avo Toast. The lunch menu features burgers, sandwiches and wraps.
The Buccaneer Cafe Breakfast Burrito with Bacon
On the drink side, the Buccaneer Brew stand whips up a nice selection of hot and cold drinks including lattes, blended frappes and fresh fruit smoothies.
Cheesesteak Grill Stoner Burger
The Cheesesteak Grill delivers on authentic Philly style cheesesteaks made with imported Amoroso rolls. Select steak or chicken then choose from a dozen options such as plain, bacon or pepperoni.
Another crowd pleaser is the colassol Stoner Burger (named after owner Mark Stoner): a satisfying stack of Angus beef, onion ring, bacon, lettuce, tomato, American cheese and spicy Sriracha mayo on a fluffy Bread & Cie bun. Don’t miss the Garlic Fries made with chunks of fresh cut garlic.
Find this no frills diner in a shopping mall with plenty of parking off the I-5 freeway on Oceanside Blvd.
Gourmet Artisan Croissants
A welcome addition to downtown Oceanside, Gourmet Artisan brings casual Mediterranean cuisine with a French twist to town. Find this cheerful eatery tucked in the corner of the Regal Plaza on Mission. The flaky croissants, chewy flatbreads and flavorful sandwich breads are all made by local baker Jean Claude. Fresh menu options include salads, wraps, sandwiches, pastas and crepes.
Gourmet Artisan Sweet & Savory Salad
The refreshing Sweet & Savory Salad with berries, blue cheese and caramelized walnuts is served with a side of Pesto & Parmesan Flatbread. Add chicken breast for added protein.
Gourmet Artisan Lasagne Bolognese
For a heartier satisfying meal, try the outstanding house made Lasagna Bolognese oozing cheesy goodness.
Gourmet Artisan Pesto & Parmesan Flatbread
And be sure to save room for luscious chocolate cake!
Gourmet Artisan Chocolate Cake
Surfin’ Bird Gourmet Sandwich at Beach Hut Deli Oceanside
Just three blocks from the seashore, Beach Hut Deli in Oceanside welcomes customers with cheerful service and breezy indoor-outdoor seating. With surfboard tables, a palapa bar and tropical bamboo siding, the decor screams surf and sand. The menu features an an extensive array of fresh hot and cold sandwiches, salads and breakfast bites. Blue Hawaii comes to mind when perusing menu items with cheeky names such as the North Shore, Pig Kahuna and Shark Bite. The Surfin’ Bird was a tasty combo of turkey, avocado, bacon and cream cheese. Choose from regular, large or extra large sandwich portion sizes.
Happy Hour runs Monday through Friday 3pm-7pm with different food and draft beer daily specials.
Beach Hut Deli Oceanside Surfboard Detail
Beach Hut Deli Oceanside Taps
Mint Ice Cream with Oreo and Chocolate Fudge at Creamistry San Marcos
Creamy, fresh, dense and decadent. That describes the luscious scoops of made to order ice cream and frozen desserts at Creamistry San Marcos. Forget about freezer burn. Creamologists use liquid nitrogen to handcraft these sweet sensations on demand. Plus it’s fun to watch the show of billowing clouds wafting from the row of mixers while in action.
Custom Mixing Ice Cream at Creamistry San Marcos
Start with your base of choice: Signature Premium, Organic, Sorbet or Coconut (the last two are vegan and or lactose/gluten-free). Select from over 30 mouthwatering flavor options from Matcha Green Tea to Sea Salt Caramel. Tempting toppings include Reese’s® Cups, Cheesecake Bites and Nutella® Sauce. Of course there are healthy options available like fruit and nuts. Creamistry gives you the flexibility to build your own or opt from the preset “Creations” menu of sundaes and floats.
Dishing Out Ice Cream at Creamistry San Marcos
Top View of Mint Ice Cream with Oreo and Chocolate Fudge at Creamistry San Marcos
Enjoy ample parking at the San Marcos shopping center location. And the bright sparkling interior serves as a stage for this new concept in ice cream theater.
Creations Sign at Creamistry San Marcos
Creamistry San Marcos Sign