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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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08:00 - 22:30
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Sun 08:00 - 22:30
Mon - Thu 10:00 - 22:30
Fri 09:00 - 00:00
Sat 08:00 - 00:00
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san francisco
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51 reviews
39 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
Reviewed yesterday NEW

has the feel of an old speakeasy band was playing lively crowd but not too loud so as to enjoy dinner surf was up crashing waves into the parking lot a very romantic spot

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Thank redcharlotte
Pacific Grove, California
2 reviews
Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

We dine here every time we come to Pacifica. The staff, especially Tom, greet us like old friends. My favorite entree is the seared scallops, thought we haven't gone wrong with whatever we ordered. On certain nights, they have live music in the lounge area. Best of all, out the front windows, the ocean waves are breaking and the surfers... More 

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Thank lindahN5347FO
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8 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

You can always count on Nick's for quality of food and service, as well as a beautiful view. Because of Mother's Day, there was a special menu for brunch/lunch which was excellent. But, their regular menu is famous for the grilled crab sandwich and Hawaiian skirt steak. Other menu choices are outstanding as well. Full bar and on weekends, live... More 

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Thank Dolores D
Pacifica, California
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93 reviews
45 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

This restaurant is a Pacifca tradition that has been in business for 90 years. THe food and drinks are excellent. The service is always great.

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Thank ohomen171
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30 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
Reviewed 6 days ago NEW via mobile

Odd crowd. Great staff. Hit and miss on the menu. Crab sandwich yes. Crab Louie not so good. Funky bands weak cocktails. Next night completely different. Except for you he funky band and odd crowd

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Thank LbdRosie1252
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15 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

Great food, great service, great view. Can't ask for more. Steak sandwich was excellent. Pickle spear on the side that reminded me of my grandma. Real fries. There is a bar attached that looks like it could be a happening place. Would definitely eat here again.

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Thank Kathie S
Madison, Wisconsin
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15 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 6 days ago NEW via mobile

I only get to San Francisco area once a year. I always make a point to drive to Pacifica to eat at Nick's Rockaway. The restaurant overlooks the ocean. The food is amazing and I have never been disappointed. The crab and tomato sandwich is a definite winner. Go with an appetite!! There are many dinner specials to choose from.... More 

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Thank DYvonneS
San Jose, California
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13 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

We had a great lunch by the ocean. The horseradish that comes with the oysters was really good. It will bite back if you over do it. My daughter had the fish and chips which was very tasty. I had the famous crab sandwich, AMAZING, it was so big and delicious I would love to go back just for this... More 

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Thank ssilva77
Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada
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158 reviews
125 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 63 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I've been to many restaurants and this is by far the best I've been to in quite some time. We were seated at a booth with the amazing view of the ocean and the surf. Our server, Jen, was the best I've seen In quite a while. We split the clams in white wine sauce which we sopped up with... More 

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Thank Terri W
central New York
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20 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We wanted a good place to eat that was close to our hotel. Our food was great and we were able to walk to this restaurant.

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Cuisine
American, Bar, Seafood, Vegetarian Friendly
Meals
Brunch, Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
View, Child-friendly, Business meetings, Bar Scene, Kids, Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining, Groups
Open Hours
Sunday
08:00 - 22:30
Monday
10:00 - 22:30
Tuesday
10:00 - 22:30
Wednesday
10:00 - 22:30
Thursday
10:00 - 22:30
Friday
09:00 - 00:00
Saturday
08:00 - 00:00
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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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?