The Lab Collective Restaurant Review

Location: Oceanside, CA
Date Visited:
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"TLC’s Oceanside restaurant location gives you that true San Diego vibe." - The Lab Collaborative


4.40

out of 5

Great

Restaurant/Food rating breakdown

iconTaste

4.5
iconValue

4.5
iconLocation

4.5
iconPresentation

4.5
iconService

4.5
iconLikelihood of us eating here again.

4.5
iconCleanliness

4

Food/Drink we tried

Seafood Linguini ($28)
4/5

Seafood Linguini ($28)

Menu was not descipt about the inclusions: had 3 shrimo along with salmon & scallops.

Lab Cadillac ($16)
4.5/5

Lab Cadillac ($16)

Double Barrell Reposado from Herrudara, with Grand Marnier. Delicious with tajin rim.

Chili Lime Wings ($17.50)
4.5/5

Chili Lime Wings ($17.50)

These were made just how I like my wings. Not fatty at all.

Birria Short Rib ($32)
4/5

Birria Short Rib ($32)

Tasty, just wish there was more meat.

Bhakta Century Sour ($18)
4/5

Bhakta Century Sour ($18)

Bhakta 1928, Lemon, Rosemary Lavendar Syrup, & Egg White

Summer Rehab ($16)
4/5

Summer Rehab ($16)

Gray Whale Gin, lemon, palm sugar, Elderflower, cucumber, mint, cranberry

Paloma ($18)
4/5

Paloma ($18)

Dahlia Cristalino, Grapefruit, fresh lime, agave, Campari, soda water

Turkey Chili ($7)
4/5

Turkey Chili ($7)

Nice rich Chilli

Fried Chicken ($29)
4.5/5

Fried Chicken ($29)

Huge portion size

Chicken & Honey Mustard Salad ($23)
4.5/5

Chicken & Honey Mustard Salad ($23)

Sub fried chicken, good flavor & tasty honey mustard dressing.

Potato Leek Soup ($7)
4/5

Potato Leek Soup ($7)


Bottom Line

What we loved

  • Large food portion size
  • Friendly staff
  • Restaurant close to hotel and beach
  • Competitive food and drink prices for the area

What we did not like

  • During peak season, service can be a little slow
  • The seafood Linguini had 3 pieces of shrimp, a few mussels & a piece of salmon. Wish it was more of a hearty Cioppino with overflowing seafood.

Verdict

Good food, good portions, great prices & good service. Definitely would visit again.


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