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Pacifica Del Mar

1555 Camino Del Mar, Del Mar, CA 92014
(858) 792-0476
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Ranked #7 of 77 restaurants in Del Mar
Certificate of Excellence 2013
Price range: $37 - $50
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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191 reviews from our community

80% Recommend
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English first
del mar, CA
Senior Contributor
39 reviews 39 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 18, 2014 NEW

Not only is the restaurant outstanding, with a little bit of planning ahead, you can work with their staff for a private dining experience that is THE BEST!!! Check the wine cellar room, for a group of up to 12. INCREDIBLE!!! Enjoy!

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San Diego, California
3 reviews 3 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 17, 2014

I've been going to Pacifica Del Mar for 20 years and it is still great. Was there Saturday night, they honored a same say reservation. Service, food and, of course the view were terrific. So many restaurants have come and gone, but Pacifica is a still here because they do it right. Service, atmosphere, and menu.

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New Braunfels, Texas
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33 reviews 33 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 7, 2014

Mostly seafood which was average, but a great view of sunset over ocean. Go early (seated by 6 PM) for the price fix menu & watch the sunset.

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Del Mar, California
1 review
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
2 of 5 stars Reviewed March 22, 2014

Wait Staff is excellent. New Happy Hour menu is terrible. Blackened fish Taco has the smallest piece of fish I've ever seen and the Pulled Pork Taco contains a grilled scallion that can't be chewed or cut with a knife! The old menu had numerous good items for happy hour at a reasonable price but the new menu contains "Small... More

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Del Mar, California
Senior Contributor
31 reviews 31 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 21, 2014

We love the inventive & delicious food at Pacifica Del Mar, have for over 10 years! This isn't one of those 'Great View' places, although the view is great! Service, food, special events, bar scene, all contribute to an ongoing A-1 venue. Do it, you'll love it too.... guaranteed!

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San Diego, California
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 21, 2014

Had a few minutes before our dinner reservation so I was able to meander along the plaza and enjoy the shops. Dinner was superb and the view of the sun setting over the water was the icing on the cake. Speaking of cake, the dessert was to die for. Will definitely be back on future visits.

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Del Mar, California
11 reviews 11 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 4, 2014

It is my favorite place to eat at the plaza!!!!!! Love to sit outside patio and watch the sunset!! They have a great happy hour. Also, the Breeze, which is on the second floor is great for breakfast and lunch at decent prices. Same quality of food as upstairs.

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Del Mar, California
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 4, 2014

This is a wonderful restaurant with a terrific view of the Pacific ocean. Both food and service are excellent. Highly recommended.

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Davis, California
Top Contributor
52 reviews 52 reviews
36 restaurant reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 3, 2014

Met friends for dinner here during our visit and also came again for happy hour. On both occasions we enjoyed their superb baked oysters. Absolutely top drawer. Dinner was excellent with everyone enjoying various fish dishes. Good wine list becomes even better when you stop by during half price bottle day. Call and ask when. Lovely ocean views in lovely... More

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Rosarito, Mexico
Top Contributor
53 reviews 53 reviews
33 restaurant reviews
45 helpful votes 45 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 22, 2014

6 of us ate at Pacifica Del Mar to celebrate 2 birthdays (age 50 and 19). The martinis are $6.00 (all night) and $1.00 off mixed drinks during happy hour (4:30-6:30) but you have to drink them in the bar. Tip: order your meal before 6 pm and you can have the Sunset Dinner special, a choice of several 1st... More

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