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Nick's Rockaway

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100 Rockaway Beach Ave, Pacifica, CA 94044-3222
+1 650-359-3900
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  • Excellent35%
  • Very good44%
  • Average15%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible2%
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“club sandwich” (138 reviews)
“eggplant fries” (22 reviews)
“crab” (50 reviews)
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American, Bar, Seafood, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
100 Rockaway Beach Ave, Pacifica, CA 94044-3222
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Reviewed 1 week ago

good service, good for breakfast, too much food on the plate and nothing special. Very courteous staff. Good cocktails.

Thank clearfield2016
Reviewed 1 week ago

Nick’s is a well-known institution on the coast, particularly for its crab sandwiches. Various members of my family go to Pacifica specifically to eat at Nick’s and have the crab sandwiches—which really are huge and tasty, with very little filler and mostly crab, particularly during...More

2  Thank Dr_SJ
Reviewed 1 week ago

We had lunch here today after hiking Mori Point on a gorgeous 73-degree Sunday afternoon. The restaurant has a great locals vibe, which you notice when you walk past the bar to get to the dining room. The dining room is large, with booths on...More

Thank psychcal
Reviewed 1 week ago

It's true. The crab sandwich is delicious and big enough to share. The old school vibe is cool. We went for lunch on a foggy day and it was still busy, mostly baby boomers, tho what would you expect on a Wednesday at noon?

Thank Tahoevicki
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

I had a blast with my friend, typical American dinning, live music, AMAZING people beautiful location all together near San Francisco you can feel the best American style 🌈🌎🍒🌊🌉🌁

Thank Shirley S
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We recently stopped for lunch at Nick's as our California hosts had been here before. It is a diner style restaurant with great views of the ocean from almost any table in the house, although it was quite foggy on the day we were there....More

Thank Bob L
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This place feels cozy from the moment you walk through the door. Great bar staff, killer drinks, and amazing views of the beach make for a fun evening.

Thank Tammie M
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Great food with a lot of taste..Lomo saltado is one of my favorite and the location is relaxing and it’s close to home for us 💕

Thank Raymond C
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Really impressed with the host and waitress at our visit. Food was excellent. Had fried oysters. Best I have had. Everyone one else had the crab sandwich which they are known for. Had a couple of bites of that was also excellent. Great place to...More

Thank Eric B
Reviewed 5 weeks ago

We stayed at a nearby hotel and wanted to have a drink and unwind after being on the road all day. My wife and I walked to Nick's and we were able to watch a game and have some oysters which I enjoyed a lot....More

Thank Carl S
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Angie P
July 17, 2017|
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Response from OC-RaiderFan | Reviewed this property |
Sorry I missed this, but is totally a family place with lots of seating.
June 13, 2016|
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Response from vintagegrom | Reviewed this property |
I have no idea. We didn't split the check.
October 3, 2015|
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Response from Matthew P | Reviewed this property |
In continuous business since 1927, according to their advertisements. However, the business has been significantly expanded and modenized over a long period of years.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, Late Night
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Special occasions, Large groups, Local cuisine, Families with children, Kids, Scenic view, Business meetings, Bar scene
Open Hours
8:00 AM - 10:30 PM
10:00 AM - 10:30 PM
10:00 AM - 10:30 PM
10:00 AM - 10:30 PM
10:00 AM - 10:30 PM
9:00 AM - 12:00 AM
8:00 AM - 12:00 AM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 100 Rockaway Beach Ave, Pacifica, CA 94044-3222
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Pacifica
  • Phone Number: +1 650-359-3900
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