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Pacifica Del Mar

1555 Camino Del Mar, Del Mar, CA 92014
(858) 792-0476
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Ranked #6 of 81 Restaurants in Del Mar
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Price range: $37 - $50
Hours:
Mon - Fri 8:00 am - 3:00 pm
Sat - Sun 8:00 am - 4:00 pm
Cuisines: American, Asian, Seafood
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Good for: Romance, Bar scene, Large groups, Local cuisine, Outdoor seating, Special occasions, Scenic view, Entertaining clients
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, Reservations, Late Night
Dining style: Casual Dining
Cross street: 15th Street
Transit: Across the street on Camino Del Mar
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English first
Indian Wells, California
Contributor
13 reviews 13 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 25, 2014 NEW

All around excellent. No reservations taken or needed for the large bar area. The bar menu and happy hour specials are a great value.

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San Diego, California
Top Contributor
116 reviews 116 reviews
54 restaurant reviews
33 helpful votes 33 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 23, 2014 NEW

Below the Pacifica Del Mar Restaruant is a delightful outdoor (mostly) cafe with umbrellas that has a nice breeze that goes well with a view of the ocean and the main drag of Del Mar. It’s a coffeeshop and breakfast/lunch spot where you stand in line to order. Order a delicious mocha to go along with your American breakfast (you... More 

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed December 23, 2014 NEW

Let me start off by saying that the setting at Pacifica Del Mar is beautiful and the service was great! We had our toddler son with us and the wait staff were wonderful with him! The food was less than stellar. Two of us had seafood entrees and one had the ribs (which I'm told were wonderful). Shortly after the... More 

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Oceanside, California, United States
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37 reviews 37 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 19, 2014

The restaurant is at the top of the plaza with a view of Del Mar and the ocean. During the holiday period there are many Christmas lights in the area. It was later on a Sunday, so there was no crowd, but well attended. Service was very good. We were able to sample our wine selection (because these were available... More 

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Marina, California
2 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 12, 2014

first at Pacifica in del mar, ordered catfish, its melts in your mouth and so fresh! Not to mention that our server was also awesome!

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La Jolla, California
Top Contributor
93 reviews 93 reviews
60 restaurant reviews
28 helpful votes 28 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 10, 2014

Great food,fair prices and plenty of seating. Everything was cooked to perfection,crispy bacon,potatoe buds(out of this world) good eggs and great coffee,bottomless,just how I like it. Delicious.

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Top Contributor
55 reviews 55 reviews
29 restaurant reviews
52 helpful votes 52 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 6, 2014 via mobile

The fish here is really fresh. We started with the spicy shrimp appetizer, a special. The sauce was delicious! The shrimp was fresh, but a bit undercooked. We understand the rationale for undercooking fish, but we think shrimp has more flavor when fully cooked. Otherwise, the appetizer was excellent. The mushroom soup was a little bland, but our waiter generously... More 

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Del Mar, California
2 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 3, 2014

I wrote an evaluation of the new Happy Hour menu they introduced last year (not too good) and decided to visit again 2 days ago. They obviously changed the "small bites" happy hour menu sometime after we left Del Mar for Kennebunkport Maine. The new menu was much improved and we will be visiting Pacifica on a regular basis for... More 

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Del Mar, California
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4 reviews 4 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 2, 2014

This is one of my husband and my favorite go-to restaurants and has been since they first opened, maybe 20 years ago. On rare occasions, the service can be a bit slow, but it's usually good with a friendly, professional wait staff. Most of them have been with the restaurant for many years, some even since inception, which always speaks... More 

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Arkansas
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39 reviews 39 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 29, 2014

Ate here for Thankgiving dinner. Wonderful! Food was excellent, service was attentive and friendly, views are great. Watched the sunset on the Pacific while eating Thanksgiving dinner. How cool is that?

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Additional Information about Pacifica Del Mar

Address: 1555 Camino Del Mar, Del Mar, CA 92014
Phone Number: (858) 792-0476
Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Del Mar
Open Hours:
Sunday 8:00 am - 4:00 pm
Monday 8:00 am - 3:00 pm
Tuesday 8:00 am - 3:00 pm
Wednesday 8:00 am - 3:00 pm
Thursday 8:00 am - 3:00 pm
Friday 8:00 am - 3:00 pm
Saturday 8:00 am - 4:00 pm
Average Prices: USD 37 - 50
Cuisine: American, Asian, Seafood

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