The best pastrami sandwiches in town! Hot Dogs, Crispy Baked Fries & Ice Cold Beer

Not Your Ordinary Water Store!

The Best Water Store in San Diego

Front of Water Shack building

 A water store and so much more!  

Drop by and check us out. Water, Thrifty Ice Cream, Frappes and Coffee, Shave Ice, Smoothies, Baked Goods, and more!

And now a restaurant with a complete menu of delicious Grub with cold beer and wine. Plenty of tables for in door and patio dining. Order in advance for quick take home. Easy access and plenty of parking.

Kick back at the Shack!

Alkaline & Purified fill stations and 24 Hour Vending

Water fill stations and outside 24 hour vending dispensers for alkaline and purified water.

  Refill your bottles and save money versus home delivery. It's better than small plastic water bottles in our land fills, a burden to our environment. 

24 Hour Vending for Purified & Alkaline Water. Drive right up, easy access and a well-lit area for water fill-ups at your convenience!!!

We offer a huge selection of Bottles, Stands, Crocks, and Accessories. Located in Vista and a quick drive from San Marcos, Oceanside, and Carlsbad. 


Suds & Grub

Pastrami sandwich in a basket with french fries, with a cold Pacifico beer.

Drop in or order on line. Delicious sandwiches, melts, fries and more. The best pastrami and chili dogs in town! Now serving cold beer and wine for dine in enjoyment. Happy Hour Menu 2:00pm to 6:00pm Monday through Thursday

Happy Hour

Little hot dogs, mustard dog, cali dog, chili dog, and a pastrami dog

Monday through Thursday 2PM until 6PM

Delicious Little Doggies, Nachos, Chili, and our amazing Gilled Cheese sandwiches.

Beer and Wine - $1.00 off!!

Thrifty Ice Cream & Sundaes

Black Cherry Thrifty Ice cream being scooped

12 delicious flavors,  your choice of waffle cone, cake cone, or cup. How about a Hot Fudge Sundae? Maybe a custom made Cookie Ice Cream Sandwich? Your choice of cookies, and ice cream flavor, only $3.00 each. 

Shave Ice

girls eating shave ice in on the patio bench

26 flavors for unlimited options. Fluffy shave ice made with our pure ice. Starting at only $1.00 for the Kids size. Add your favorite ice cream at the bottom for an amazing treat. Add toppings or try one of our Shave Ice Creation offerings. 

Coffee & Frappes

Caramel Mocha Frappe

Espresso, Coffee Americano, Lattes, Cappuccinos, Hot or Iced Teas, and maybe the best Frappes in town! Try the Peanut Butter Mocha with an added shot of Espresso, you won't be disappointed. 

Baked Goods

fresh baked cookies

Fresh Baked Cookies and Triple Chocolate Brownies. Homemade Rice Krispie Treats (they are huge). Locally made Potato Chips and Chicharrones de Harina (add hot sauce, Chamoy sauce, and lemon). So close to downtown Vista.


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We love our customers, so feel free to visit during normal business hours. Vista San Marcos Oceanside water store pure water alkaline water

Water Shack

807 N Santa Fe Ave, Vista, California 92084

(760) 941-1192


Open today

10:00 am – 08:00 pm

Open 7 Days a Week

Sunday - Thursday: 10am - 8pm

Friday & Saturday: 10am - 9pm