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Pacific Cafe

Certificate of Excellence
The Richmond
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7000 Geary Blvd, San Francisco, CA 94121-1623
5:00 pm - 10:30 pm
Closed now
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Sun - Thu 5:00 pm - 9:30 pm
Fri - Sat 5:00 pm - 10:30 pm
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Franklin, Wisconsin
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121 reviews
88 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 49 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Went hear with some friends while we were touring the city. Arrived just after 5, they do not take reservations, and were seated within 10 minutes. They offer complimentary wine while you wait. We had 6 and our table was tight, as it is not a large place,but the food was worth the slight discomfort. As a group we had... More 

Thank Rdsxfan
San Francisco, California
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117 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 52 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 16, 2016 via mobile

Amazing seafood restaraunt. People wait in line outside for a while to be able to get a table. I love great seafood places and every dish I had at this restaraunt was amazing.

Suffield, Connecticut
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97 reviews
39 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 81 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 14, 2016

The free wine while waiting on the sidewalk was a terrific conversation starter. We enjoyed chatting with others during our long wait for a table. Once seated, we were treated like long lost friends. No rush, clear explanations, no dependence on a single waiter -- the staff works together. They loved the 8-month-old we brought along. The food was spectacular.... More 

Thank Colona1988
Tucson, Arizona
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128 reviews
81 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 63 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 6, 2016

We waited two hours for a table (Sat. night). They pour a lot of free wine to help pass the time in line, but honestly I don't know of any place that is worth that long a wait even with the generous pours. That said, the abalone was just scrumptious. The service was very good and once we were seated... More 

Thank megrey
Mission Viejo, California
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17 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 25, 2016

I come here once every few months. I like the seafood dishes that are offered and it is a pleasant environment. They also provide customers with a free glass of wine while you wait for your table. That leads into the one big drawback to eating here, the wait. It is such a popular place that you have to wait... More 

Thank 071847
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5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 18, 2016

We have eaten here a couple of times when we visit from Colorado. Some of the best seafood in San Francisco. The Crab Cakes are my favorite.

Thank StoneCreek
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
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29 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 5, 2016

Delicious and worth any wait. Pick a day when the fog is rolling in - so effen romantic and lovely. Of course the food and staff are fab...

Thank TanyaBananyaRamya
Northern California
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102 reviews
49 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 67 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 1, 2016

This is actually the second time we have eaten at this restaurant with the first time being about 5 years ago. They don't take reservations but they do have quite a few tables and are set up to treat you well if you have to wait for a table. We waited about 10 or so minutes for a table on... More 

Thank Vivian_03
Chicago, Illinois
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270 reviews
119 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 68 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 19, 2016 via mobile

We rate Pacific Cafe a 10, 5+stars! I ordered the parmesan encrusted halibut, perfect with veggies and the salad Louie. My husband ordered snapper also perfect with their salad Louie. Dessert was an intense, dense dark chocolate flourless cake, yum. We arrived about 5:30, put our name in the list and was quickly offered two glasses that were kindly filled... More 

Thank AdventurerJudy
san francisco
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35 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 11, 2016

Always fresh seafood with extra benefits. Most wait staff have been there forever, and know many of their local customers by name and food preference. Free wine while waiting for seating and they'll toss some shrimp on your side salad complimentary. We love the crab/shrimp louis and pan fried halibut.. as well as either of the sole.. dore or english.... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
    4.5 of 5 stars
Average prices
$20 - $30
American, Soups, Cafe, Seafood
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Wine and Beer, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Accepts Discover, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Families with children, Special occasions, Local cuisine
Open Hours
5:00 pm - 9:30 pm
5:00 pm - 9:30 pm
5:00 pm - 9:30 pm
5:00 pm - 9:30 pm
5:00 pm - 9:30 pm
5:00 pm - 10:30 pm
5:00 pm - 10:30 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 7000 Geary Blvd, San Francisco, CA 94121-1623
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  San Francisco>  > The Richmond
  • Neighborhood: The Richmond
  • Phone Number: 14153877091

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