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Nick's Rockaway

) #1 of 77 Restaurants in Pacifica €€ - €€€ American, , Seafood
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” (127 reviews)
“crab” (45 reviews)
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American, Bar, Seafood, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
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100 Rockaway Beach Ave, Pacifica, CA 94044-3222
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Reviewed 2 days ago

I hadn't been here in over 20 years! We were on our way home from San Francisco, starving, and decided to stop at Nick's. Since we were on the coast we wanted seafood! Nick's is famous for their crab sandwich, served on sour dough toast!...More

Thank bbtapper
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

Went here for a birthday celebration. Right next to rockaway beach. Parking could be difficult during weekends. We had a reservation at 5:30pm on a Saturday and didn't get seated till 6pm. The manager or host asked us if we wanted appetizer while waiting (no...More

Thank JC F
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

We almost always dine at Nick's when in Pacifica. Right on the beach, although built when maximizing views was probably not as much in vogue as it would be if constructed today. Service very good; food very good. Fun. This is not a fish restaurant...More

Thank TerryCalvani
Reviewed 4 days ago

Stayed nearby & booked to eat here based on a previous reviews. Good decision! It was a Fri night so there was a live band playing. Food was good, service prompt despite being very busy,great atmosphere, fantastic sunset & whales in the bay. So good...More

Thank Chr1ssy2014
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I know I should be reviewing the food for this place, but I must first talk about the awesome bands that we saw on Friday and Saturday night 7/28, 7/29. This place not only has great food, but the bands they book are great. We...More

Thank TracePilar
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This was our first stop after a long flight. Old fashioned diner and very quaint. Had their speciality crab sandwich. Portions are huge.

Thank Yudansha2017
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Great seaside location with a great parking lot view of the Pacific Ocean. This is a good family-type restaurant with a wide choice of entrees. The crab sandwich is its signature piece. There's a spacious separate bar area with room for dancing. A band plays...More

Thank Bill F
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We purposefully stopped at Nick's on our way down Hwy 1 to get a crab sandwich and weren't disappointed. It was loaded with meat on awesome sourdough toast. Service was quick and friendly. Beautiful views to round it all off.

Thank Nick V
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Enjoyed a wonderful breakfast at Nicks!! Upon arriving at Nicks we were seated at a window booth with a beautiful view of the ocean. Started out with Bloody Mary's ... girlfriend ordered a salmon sandwich with fries, while I enjoyed a farmhouse scramble. Both meals...More

Thank David S
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Service good, known for seafood and the Pacific Ocean spraying over the rock wall. Good for photography. Extensive bar list. Reservations suggested. Popular amongst locals.

Thank James L
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Angie P
17 July 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.
13 June 2016|
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Response from vintagegrom | Reviewed this property |
I have no idea. We didn't split the check.
3 October 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, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
View, Bar Scene, Groups, Special Occasion Dining, Kids, Local cuisine, Business meetings, Child-friendly
Open Hours
08:00 - 22:30
10:00 - 22:30
10:00 - 22:30
10:00 - 22:30
10:00 - 22:30
09:00 - 00:00
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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