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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” (140 reviews)
“eggplant fries” (22 reviews)
“crab” (51 reviews)
Closes in 16 min
All hours
American, Bar, Seafood, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
100 Rockaway Beach Ave, Pacifica, CA 94044-3222
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Reviewed September 14, 2016

We went to Nick's in Rockaway Beach for a grilled crab and tomato sandwich on a Saturday. When we arrived we were told the wait for a table in the restaurant section was 15 minutes, but that we could be seated immediately in the bar....More

Thank maureenb870
Reviewed September 13, 2016

This restaurant is a popular dining destination for those living in northern San Mateo County. Great for breakfast, lunch, & dinner. Started by a Greek immigrant in the 1930's. Great fresh seafood. My favorite (and my 90 year old mom's favorite) is the the crab...More

Thank Rosemarie C
Reviewed September 7, 2016

Nice location but food is expensive. 10.00 for an appetizer is the average. Burgers are ok and staff is friendly. Get a seat by the window for the nice view.

Thank Mantecagirl1
Reviewed September 5, 2016

We stopped here for some lunch while driving from San Fran to Monterey. We didn't want to wait for a table so we ate in the bar area. The service seemed a bit disjointed because about half of the people where we were sitting were...More

Thank CorvettePete
Reviewed September 2, 2016 via mobile

Old school classic great food and service first visit with a long time customer On the water crab sandwich and chowder On the beach Turned out a great whale watching day in front of restaurant !

1  Thank Jim M
Reviewed August 28, 2016

We were staying at the Best Western and ordered take out from Nicks Rockaway. We ordered the the Crab Sandwich and and seafood platter, Grilled Cheese and Chicken Tenders for the kids. The seafood was outstanding and plentiful! The kids food was Okay, I wished...More

Thank rfreeman01
Reviewed August 25, 2016

The 1950's atmosphere has been covered in many other posts. Our party of five had reservations for 5:30 and was seated immediately. I had to ask for a larger booth because we're big people. I had looked at the menu on-line so was prepared for...More

Reviewed August 25, 2016 via mobile

Like stepping back in time. Great location, very friendly, with good food. Nice view of the sea from the restaurant and adjacent bar. Easy to find with lots of parking.

Thank Family L
Reviewed August 24, 2016 via mobile

Went for dinner with family members in town for a wedding . There were 6 of us- our server took our orders and about 30 minutes later only 5 of us got our food-there was a mix up in the kitchen with one order. The...More

Thank Kathy S
Reviewed August 22, 2016 via mobile

Very popular place so we had to wait 25' so we went for a drink at the bar but only got our bottle of sparkling wine 15'later. Good food with real big america portions especially the surf &turf whereby the lobster tail and the steak...More

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