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Nelson's

6610 Palos Verdes Drive South, Rancho Palos Verdes, CA 90275
(310) 265-2800
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Cuisines: Contemporary
Good for: Families with children, Bar scene, Doing business, Entertaining clients
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, Reservations, Late Night
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Good for: Families with children, Bar scene, Doing business, Entertaining clients
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, Reservations, Late Night
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English first
Palos Verdes, California
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16 reviews 16 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 13, 2014 NEW

I've been to Nelson's often with family and friends. The food and the service have always been good and the setting is wonderful.....however, we have not been going lately because they have raised their prices higher than we like to pay for lunch. Our friends feel the same way. I'm not saying we'll never go again but we've surely slowed... More

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Los Angeles
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113 reviews 113 reviews
66 restaurant reviews
30 helpful votes 30 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 11, 2014 NEW

Good spot for views and food was a big plus. Ample portion perhaps too large but that is not a negative. Friendly wait staff , attentive and efficient. Good for a casual meal and good place to hang out. A nice place for a day trip but we were here for a long weekend. Families would enjoy it too as... More

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san pedro, ca
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5 reviews 5 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 5, 2014

Nelson's is the best spot to sit, eat, and enjoy the ocean. Been here several times, not so much for the food - although not bad, just not anything to write home about, but for the awesome views and atmosphere. First class all the way!

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Las Vegas, Nevada
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291 reviews 291 reviews
203 restaurant reviews
71 helpful votes 71 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 28, 2014

Obviously Nelson's has an edge on most because of the views from the patio & even the walk to the restaurant. Unlike a lot of scenic places that overcharge & give you small sub-standard food, Nelson's delivered. We had the avocado dip, the lobster roll & the burratta burger. They're a bit pricey but the portions are big. The quality... More

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Ancaster, Canada
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105 reviews 105 reviews
53 restaurant reviews
27 helpful votes 27 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 27, 2014

This is another great spot here at Terrnea the wings were excellent and a great choice of sandwiches , I had Pasterami it was huge!!! Great view for sunsets and a cool vibe

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Santa Ana
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120 reviews 120 reviews
62 restaurant reviews
29 helpful votes 29 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 18, 2014

Nelson's is located in the Terranea Resort on the edge of the cliff provides you with an excellent view of the ocean. You do not need to stay at the resort in order to enjoy this restaurant. I enjoyed the Lobster Roll along with fries and even indulged in a little dessert that I shared with friends. This would be... More

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Las Vegas
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99 reviews 99 reviews
29 restaurant reviews
55 helpful votes 55 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 13, 2014

Nelson's is a nice casual restaurant on the Terranea Resort property down near the spa/fitness center. They have great burgers, sandwiches and salads with great ocean views. There is indoor seating; but on nice days, the large outdoor seating areas can't be beat!

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Rancho Palos Verdes, California
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11 reviews 11 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 5, 2014

This is a great place to go for lunch or dinner. I usually get the burger and they have a good kids menu. The view is breathtaking.

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Rancho Palos Verdes, California
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10 reviews 10 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 5, 2014

The service was poor, the food average, and the prices high. It may be worth it for the view or if you are mainly going for drinks.

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Tampa, FL
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5 reviews 5 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 5, 2014

Likes: great setting @ Terranea; fairly typical casual dining menu; good fish tacos Dislikes: Can be a little noisy

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