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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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  • Excellent36%
  • Very good43%
  • Average15%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible2%
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“club sandwich” (142 reviews)
“crab” (54 reviews)
“eggplant fries” (22 reviews)
Opens in 23 min
American, Bar, Seafood, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
100 Rockaway Beach Ave, Pacifica, CA 94044-3222
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We ate here as it was next to the sea Breeze Motel. It has a bar area with tables to the sea and a restaurant area. We chose to have a drink in the bar area as its more relaxed. They do some great bar...More

Thank romagerry
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Stopped in Pacifica and was directed to Nick's for dinner. What a Fabulous meal. We couldn't decide on which appetizer to try so we got both the warm feta cheese and roasted garlic and the smoked salmon and trout. They were both fantastic. The portion...More

Thank Kim M
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Our group of 7 had 11:30 am reservations. What a treat! We can recommend the sausage, gravy and biscuits, the fish tacos, the fish and chips, the oyster po'boy, the shrimp and avocado, and, of, the Dungeness crab sandwich on sour dough bread. A little...More

Thank Elizabet74
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

This restaurant is in a beautiful location but is less impressive because of the view of cars in the parking lot. The food is plentiful but very average. The decor is worn and tired. There was live entertainment. It is a popular place for an...More

Thank Laura H
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

My Mama used to eat here when she was younger and I remember hearing about these sandwiches from a young age, but my parents never brought me around to get one. So one summer when back home I finally got to try one. My life...More

Thank Anika T
Reviewed April 15, 2018 via mobile

Nick’s has a Rat Pack vibe from the Vegas style old school signage and interior but to me that was charming. It’s not a modern restaurant in any sense at all so that may not be to everyone’s taste. It has an enviable position overlooking...More

Thank Dungdeane
Reviewed April 3, 2018

Stopped for lunch here based on reviews and were happy with our choice. The food is good with generous portions and the service was outstanding. Tasty sundaes too.

Thank saint974
Reviewed March 28, 2018

Went to catch up with my aunt and uncle, and was surprised at how dated this place is. However, the food and drinks were delicious, and you can't beat the view of the ocean! Serving breakfast, lunch and dinner, they don't disappoint in their menu...More

Thank pwncess
Reviewed March 27, 2018 via mobile

My go to place in Rockaway. Good food, healthy sized portions at fair prices. Staff very attentive and helpful. Fish is fresh, prime rib fork tender, and good pasta.

Thank Avasgram
Reviewed March 10, 2018 via mobile

No need to be fancy to be good. We did appreciate the food quality tremendously. The crab cake was light and fresh tasting. The salmon and scallops dishes were prepared simply with excellently prepared ingredients. The cauliflower was cooked to perfection, just a little more...More

Thank JPSalik
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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
Scenic view, Families with children, Business meetings, Bar scene, Special occasions, Large groups, Local cuisine, Kids
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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