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Pacifica Del Mar

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1555 Camino Del Mar, Del Mar, CA 92014-2401 (15th Street)
(858) 792-0476
8:00 am - 4:00 pm
Closed now
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Mon - Fri 8:00 am - 3:00 pm
Sat - Sun 8:00 am - 4:00 pm
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Sparks, Nevada
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18 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

We came with a friend whose company frequently entertains clients here. Arrived about 4:00 and settled down at the very attractive bar as the dining area didn't open until five. Turns out it was happy hour and we were taken care of by two very professional and attentive bartenders. Beer was served ice cold with chilled beer glasses to match... More 

Thank Clay G
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3 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Everything was fabulous for sunset dinner and the menu was great for my family with children ages 11 to 22.

Thank karen o
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24 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I ate here with a pretty large group, which may jade my review a bit - there were about 12 of us, and though our food came out at the same time, my risotto was crunchy to the point where I thought I chipped a tooth on it! My fish and the person next to me's fish were both a... More 

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

my apologies for the inconsistent food on your recent visit. no excuses, we simply did not execute in the kitchen particularly with the risotto. if you will message me on Trip Advisor with your full name and mailing address i will send you a gift card for your future use hoping you will try us again. if you know the... More 

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3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Great food always, friendly staff, beautiful view and affordable prices! We have learned to know that every visit will be prefect whether a special occasion or just stopping for a quick bit after work.

Thank Bill R
Oceanside, California
2 reviews
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I went for dinner a few days ago, all the staff look so nervous because they are changing ownership. The food wasn't the same, I think a few employee are giving up or don't have leadership anymore. I go back to Il Fornaio, to other my best restaurant in town.

Thank laurasandrelli0808
kipp d, Owner at Pacifica Del Mar, responded to this review

i read your review on Trip Advisor about the pending sale. i take exception that employees are nervous and giving up. that seems premature until you see what happens with the transition. all of my management and staff are are staying many have been with me from 10-27 years that we have been in operation. if you will contact me... More 

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5 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I would recommend this to anyone. Enjoyed a great meal overlooking the Pacific with a great sunset. Beet Salad and Mussel Appetizers were great and our server was top notch.

Thank DesireRookies
Saint Louis, Missouri
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182 reviews
72 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 61 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 17, 2016

Pacifica is still one of the best restaurants in Del Mar. The food is generally tasty and very fresh (and much better than in most other places), service is excellent, and the ambiance fine.

Thank Raiber
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5 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 17, 2016

We have been dining at Pacifica since it opened. The food has never disappointed. Fish is always fresh, the ingredients are creative and freshly prepared. The view is unequaled, but even the bar is a blast. Sit outside and enjoy the happy hour pricing. During race season, we love to come and people watch. Children are welcome but we prefer... More 

Thank Gregory H
Solana Beach, California
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94 reviews
61 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 30 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 16, 2016

Excellent restaurant that specializes in seafood with a variety of other dishes. An outdoor patio provides a a view of the water, but can be noisy when crowded. The bar is a hotbed of activity. Service is good and reliable, and the restaurant is one of the better ones in the Del Mar area. Parking underground can be a pain... More 

Thank sdphil
Scottsdale, Arizona
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235 reviews
137 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 88 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 16, 2016

Four of us dined together for dinner. The weather was perfect so we sat on the patio section behind large plate glass set up to protect the clientele. Some of our party were regulars at this restaurant, so they knew the various members of the staff, which is always good for good service. The fish selections are all special. The... More 

Thank thefriedlands

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
$37 - $50
American, Seafood, Gluten Free Options
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, Free Wifi
Dining Style
Casual Dining
Good for
Large groups, Romantic, Special occasions, Local cuisine, Business meetings, Bar scene, Scenic view, Families with children
Open Hours
8:00 am - 4:00 pm
8:00 am - 3:00 pm
8:00 am - 3:00 pm
8:00 am - 3:00 pm
8:00 am - 3:00 pm
8:00 am - 3:00 pm
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?