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Oceanside, California: Top Gun House

Love interest location in the 1986 movie Top Gun. Now includes an explanatory sign. March 2019: House moved 1 block for restoration. In 2021, plans were afoot to turn it into an ice cream shoppe.

North Pacific Ave., Oceanside, CA
North Pacific Ave. and 1st St., northeast corner.
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Top Gun House.

Top Gun House

Opened in May 2022 as a pie shop, interior features Top Gun memorabilia and Maverick's motorcycle out front for a photo op. Located next to the pier. No purchase necessary to see.

[Clark W, 06/12/2022]
Top Gun House

The exterior of the house has been completely restored. The hotel that now owns the house has plans to restore the interior and open it as a candy and ice cream/desert place. Future plans may also include being able to rent the house as a wedding venue (Note that this was a verbal information given to me by hotel personnel).

[Susan, 09/04/2021]

Top Gun House.

Top Gun House

House is being restored as the showpiece of a large hotel development right across the street from a pier. No mention of an ice cream shop, but the renovations appear consistent with that destiny. Currently not accessible but should be open very soon. Corner of Mission and Pacific.

[Clark W, 05/22/2021]
Top Gun House

The house stands on part of a construction site where two buildings are being built. It is completely fenced in. There is no access, and there are tools and trash on the porch of the house.

[Frank, 08/17/2020]

Top Gun House.

Top Gun House

The house is currently painted yellow, and surrounded by... an empty lot.

[C.C. de Vere, 12/27/2016]

For several years there have been plans to build a hotel on the site. The local historical society has been fighting to preserve the house, or move it to a new location.

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