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Pacifica Del Mar

Certificate of Excellence
$$$$
American, Pacific Rim, Seafood, Gluten Free
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1555 Camino Del Mar, Del Mar, CA 92014-2401 (15th Street)
(858) 792-0476
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8:00 am - 4:00 pm
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Mon - Fri 8:00 am - 3:00 pm
Sat - Sun 8:00 am - 4:00 pm
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Del Mar, California
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20 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 33 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

We used to live in Del Mar and ate at Pacifica all the time. We loved it so much that we had our wedding reception there last year. They were excellent through the whole process, helped us design our perfect menu, and all our guests loved the food. Great job as always!

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Thank djet17
Cypress
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5 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Return visit for me, my husband was not impressed. The food was good, but the service was slow. We sat on the balcony, it was crowded and noisy. Probably won't go back any time soon.

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Thank richardjoycef
kipp d, Owner at Pacifica Del Mar, responded to this review

my apologies for the poor service and noise levels on your anniversary visit. no excsuses, we blew it. if you will email me at krdowning@weroc.com with your full name, mailing address and credit card used as well as date of dine i will send you a full refund and a gift card for another try. please reference "50th anniversary at... More 

West Sussex, United Kingdom
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49 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 30 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

First time in the area and was reccommended this restaurant. It will definitely be a regular for future visits. We all had seafood dishes, and each was cooked to perfection. It was a midweek booking and the place was packed with business and casual diners. Waitresses were very attentive and the view of the sunset was an added bonus. Good... More 

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Thank Richardofthesun
San Diego, California
2 reviews
1 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

So I decided to take my daughters to Pacifica because it is supposed to be a very good restaurant, well it was a wrong decision. I must say the service is good, but the food it's not worth the wait or the price. Calamari - normally this is standard starter, not here, it comes in a bowl and it has... More 

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Thank Bob R
kipp d, Owner at Pacifica Del Mar, responded to this review

my apologies for a terrible food experience with us. no excuses, we blew it. if you will email me at krdowning@weroc.com with your full name, mailing address, credit card used and date of dine i will send you a full refund and a gift card for a future visit if you so choose. please reference "PDM poor food". thank you... More 

San Diego, California
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8 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This review is for the Sea Breeze located below the Pacifica. It was not good. I ordered the soup and salad combo. The shitake mushroom clam chowder arrived luke warm and just wasn't all that tasty. The greens for the salad were beginning to turn and there was hardly enough feta cheese to bother. I have heard the Pacifica restaurant... More 

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San Diego
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59 reviews
29 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 35 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Pacifica Del Mar has been in this location for many years, and it is consistently good. The "Takoshimi" (sashimi tacos) are excellent, although now only on the bar menu, so be sure to ask for them.

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Thank SanDiegoW_traveler
sandiego, ca
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10 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I live in the area and it has been a long time since visiting this restaurant. It will definitely be on the short list now. Six of us had various fish dishes and each was cooked creatively and to perfection. I made reservations and asked for a table with a view and was promptly seated at a great table on... More 

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Thank janhsd
Houston, Texas
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33 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Pacifica is a wonderful restaurant with a wide range of menu options. A group of friends dined there and the wait staff was relaxed yet interactive knowing when to check on the table. The sunset view of the ocean is priceless.

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Thank Kismet1999
Phoenix, Arizona
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29 reviews
27 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The food was fine, the wine list not very impressive, loved the beet salad and the server was very nice and attentive. Also the view was fantastic.

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Thank sal19652015
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4 reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The most amazing view! Reservations were not difficult to make. We arrived and were promptly seated. The menu options were great. However, they could do a little better in having 1 or 2 signature dishes for vegetarians. We had a few vegetarians in our party and there were very options. In any case, the food was delicious.

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Thank Ed M

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 stars
Average prices
$37 - $50
Cuisine
American, Pacific Rim, Seafood, Gluten Free
Meals
Dinner, Breakfast, Lunch, Brunch, Late Night, Drinks
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Validated Parking, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Private Dining, Television
Dining Style
Casual Dining
Good for
Romantic, Business meetings, Families with children, Scenic view, Large groups, Local cuisine, Bar scene, Special occasions
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
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1555 Camino Del Mar, Del Mar, CA 92014-2401
    (15th Street)
  • Public Transportation: Across the street on Camino Del Mar
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Del Mar
  • Phone Number: (858) 792-0476

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?