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“Twice this year.”

Pacific Coast Grill
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Certificate of Excellence
Price range: $30 - $30
Cuisines: American, Seafood, Sushi
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Good for: Local cuisine, Bar scene, Business meetings, Families with children, Scenic view, Special occasions, Romantic, Large groups
Dining options: Lunch, Late Night, Drinks, Brunch, Dinner, Free Wifi, Full Bar, Highchairs Available, Outdoor Seating, Parking Available, Private Dining, Reservations, Seating, Serves Alcohol, Television, Valet Parking, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible
Dining style: Casual Dining
Description: Now on the ocean in Cardiff, PCG is a hip and artistic trip for your senses. Feast on extraordinary Pacific Coast Cuisine in visually stunning surroundings. The Pacific Coast Grill is a place to see and be seen and most of all, to enjoy.
Lawrence, Kansas
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51 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
“Twice this year.”
Reviewed November 24, 2013 via mobile

Ate here in January and told my son this was the one restaurant I wanted to eat at again when we came to SoCal. We ate at the PCG on our way home from the airport. Excellent again! Great appetizers, salads and soup this time.

Visited November 2013
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Greensboro, North Carolina
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107 reviews
78 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 63 helpful votes
“One of the best meals with the best view!”
Reviewed November 1, 2013

Six of us went to dinner here when we were staying in Carlsbad for a business conference. It was a wonderful experience. We arrived to watch the sun set--don't miss that! It was one of the best sunsets I've seen--fantastic view from every table in the restaurant! The wait staff was great! We are all well traveled, and were impressed with the menu! Everyone was pleased with their food! We had several sushi appetizers--some of the best I've had and it's not even a sushi restaurant! The entrees were great with flavors that were creative! The Coconut Crusted Mahi was one of the best fish entrees I've ever had anywhere! I also tasted the Ahi, Salmon, Seafood Pasta and Ribs--all of which were great. The manager even called us the next day to inquire about our experience the evening before--top notch customer service. We were so impressed we went back for lunch while we were in town. Don't miss this one!

  • Visited October 2013
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Fairfield, Connecticut
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847 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 173 helpful votes
“Delicious food and ocean view”
Reviewed October 25, 2013

We had a very enjoyable family dinner. The restaurant is located right next to the beach- the views are beautiful. Our table looked out onto the beach and ocean. Bread was brought to our table after we ordered. It was fresh and crusty. We shared a Caesar salad for starters - large enough to share, I ordered the salmon with grilled asparagus. It was freshly prepared and tasty. My husband had the baby back ribs with French fries- large serving and delicious. We had excellent service as well.

  • Visited October 2013
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San Diego, California, USA
1 review
“PCG did it right.”
Reviewed October 22, 2013

The new location is just perfect for a special occasion. The view of the ocean on the balcony is amazing!

Ocean views, great food, lots of wine and beer! Try it out one of these weekends, the red/ orange Fall sunset is coming back.

Visited April 2013
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Thank georgeb987
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Santa Clarita, California
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11 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
“Great View........BUT!!!!!”
Reviewed October 7, 2013

Went to the Pacific Grill for Lunch this Weekend.
Had Oysters on the half shell, and Sea Bass.
The Oysters were good but EXTREMELY overpriced…..
The Sea Bass was O.K. but nothing to write home about.
Must say the View and Atmosphere were great.
Service was mediocre.
On Scale of 1-10 I would give it a 5.5

  • Visited October 2013
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Thank Lv2TrvlGeo1
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