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Nelson's

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American, Bar, Gluten Free, Contemporary, Pub, Pacific Rim
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6610 Palos Verdes Drive South, Rancho Palos Verdes, CA 90275
(310) 265-2800
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11:00 am - 10:00 pm
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Sun - Thu 11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Fri - Sat 11:00 am - 12:00 am
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Saint Louis, Missouri
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33 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

We recently stayed at Terranea for four days. Beautiful view but very busy. It's seemed to busy for the staff to be friendly. It was our first stop and the only time or place we felt as if being there was being in the staffs way. Just too busy.

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Thank Joe C
Frisco, Texas
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4 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

We went here for lunch upon arrival to the resort. Our server was excellent and we loved the view and the food! We had a cheese dip appetizer and a lobster sandwich. We sampled a few local brews. We never made it back for another meal, due to time, not because we didn't enjoy. Definitely recommend!

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Thank Megan R
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25 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Very good spot with consistent food and great views. Good place to whale watch over good food and drink. Located at Terranea Resort - which is a great spot!

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Thank Greg T
Lynnfield, Massachusetts
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14 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I visited Nelson's for breakfast. Even though their menu was limited for breakfast they are very accommodating. I ordered the breakfast burrito and asked for some of the items on the side and they were fine with it. The server and service was excellent. Very friendly environment. I'll be back for dinner if I can get a reservation!

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Thank mcaindeals
Rolling Hills Estates
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11 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

A fun atmosphere with a fantastic view. Grab a drink and appetizer, or a full meal. Watch the sun set for a memorable evening ! The menu is casual and very tasty!

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Sacramento
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92 reviews
51 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 141 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We had a great time at Nelson's. We went during happy hour (2-4 pm) and ordered a bunch of dishes for $7 each. Great price for the resort restaurant, and the food was very good. The views were amazing! You can sit inside or out- if you sit outside, there are picnic benches so pretty laid back, but this could... More 

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Mission Viejo, California
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56 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

The restaurant is on the cliff and has amazing views. Waiting for a picnic table is worth it. The property runs a shuttle from valet down so if any in your party can't do a 10 minute walk, they've got you covered. Get your ticket validated and valet is only $10. The food is pricey for casual dining, however you... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 20, 2016 via mobile

After a short 5 minute walk from the valet stand down towards the coast, you reach this amazing restaurant set up right by the ocean. Along with having live music and outside picnic tables to hang out by, or wait for seating in the main restaurant area, the staff was extremely friendly, food quality was superb and views of the... More 

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Palm Springs, California
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16 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 14, 2016 via mobile

We love Nelson's. We have been here one other time & both experiences were amazing. The food is delicious no matter what you try. Save room for their Bavarian Pretzel it's a must!!!

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El Segundo, California
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25 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 11, 2016

Nelson's is a favorite spot when guests are visiting the LA area. Palos Verdes is a unique location with the cliffs and the spectacular views. Nelson's is a relaxed and perfect spot to enjoy the sunset.

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 stars
Cuisine
American, Bar, Gluten Free, Contemporary, Pub, Pacific Rim
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, Late Night
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Television, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Takeout, Reservations, Valet Parking, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Business meetings, Families with children, Bar scene, Local cuisine, Scenic view
Open Hours
Sunday
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Monday
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Tuesday
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Wednesday
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Thursday
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Friday
11:00 am - 12:00 am
Saturday
11:00 am - 12:00 am
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 6610 Palos Verdes Drive South, Rancho Palos Verdes, CA 90275
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Rancho Palos Verdes
  • Phone Number: (310) 265-2800

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