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Wrench and Rodent Seabasstropub

1813 S Coast Hwy, Oceanside, CA 92054-5321
+1 760-840-1976
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  • Excellent80%
  • Very good16%
  • Average2%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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Japanese, Seafood, Sushi, Asian, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
1813 S Coast Hwy, Oceanside, CA 92054-5321
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Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

We went with some friends that had never been and wanted great sushi. We got so lucky because Davin was behind the sushi bar that night. What an amazing experience! I suggest making reservations to sit at the sushi bar. We didn't order n let...More

Thank Debra R
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

This place was the best place we went to in Oceanside! One thing is the food is outstanding and delicious food and it comes fast! The other thing is I forgot my phone there and we were living the next day so we could not...More

Thank sashnomo4
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

I almost did not go to the restaurant become of the name but I am happy I did. I was impressed by the selection and quality of the rolls and it is set in a laid back cool space.

Thank Stuart S
Reviewed 20 June 2017 via mobile

While in San Marcos for business, Carlsbad was a recommended destination. However, restaurants near the ocean were difficult to access (for someone new to the area). Upon checking Trip Advisor, the Wrench and Rodent Seabasstropub caught my eye as it was in Oceanside. Street parking...More

Thank Lucretia_Borgia
Reviewed 3 June 2017 via mobile

Very eclectic decor with a sushi twist. Quite fresh. The green beans was the only thing I wouldn't recommend. Sashimi excellent. Interesting rolls. Worth a trip .

1  Thank lesliebauman
Reviewed 17 April 2017

I've been practicing yoga for nearly four years at a place across the street from the Wrench and Rodent but had never been. Friends have been telling me during all that time how great the place was but it is so hidden and quietly promoted...More

Thank Lori C
Reviewed 20 March 2017 via mobile

If you are ready for a change, be sure to try the "Wrench and Rodent Seabasstropub"...a small restaurant adjacent to the Whet Noodle and share a common kitchen. OK, enough of the background information...the food was "out-of-bounds" to paraphrase a well known TV personality. From...More

Thank HikingLee
Reviewed 13 March 2017 via mobile

Ate here because it was open a little later. There was a sushi side and a noodle side. Had sushi. Many different inventive menu items with everything fresh and well prepared. Had crispy cauliflower, hot and sour miso soup, several different rolls that featured so...More

Thank Susan T
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Reviewed 22 February 2017 via mobile

I don't live in the area so I don't feel too bad about giving away this gem. The chef's are artistes here. Seriously if you can go, go.

Thank A TripAdvisor Member
Reviewed 13 February 2017

This is the premier sushi, fish source in North San Diego County, if not all of San Diego. This is THE place, growing by word of mouth. These folks have the freshest seafood, prepared in the most creative ways imaginable. Don't be put off by...More

Thank Al S
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Restaurant Details

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Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Serves Alcohol, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
16:00 - 22:00
16:00 - 21:00
16:00 - 22:00
16:00 - 22:00
16:00 - 22:00
16:00 - 22:00
16:00 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1813 S Coast Hwy, Oceanside, CA 92054-5321
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Oceanside
  • Phone Number: +1 760-840-1976
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