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Pacifica Seafood Restaurant

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73505 El Paseo, Palm Desert, CA 92260-4343 (San Pablo)
+1 760-674-8666
11:30 - 21:30
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Sun - Thu 11:30 - 21:30
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Toronto, Canada
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41 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

Have been before for special occasion and loved it. This time we felt a bit rushed. The food was still very good apart from a slight hitch in my book choy - it had a little bad part in the centre about which I complained. Customer service was excellent and I was comped my small sea bass meal. Ahi tuna... More 

Thank squeebie22
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99 reviews
43 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 35 helpful votes
Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

Restaurant is very nice and service was good and good speed. The calamari app, bacon wrapped dates, ceviche, baked scallops, etc all good. The caprese salad was great, the basaltic reduction in it was marvelous. I had the lobster tail for my entree and it was good. At my table people ordered swordfish, sea bass, salmon, filet, etc. (big group... More 

Thank RedKO_13
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6 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 6 days ago NEW via mobile

This is our "go to place". Food is always great, service great, and martini's are really good. The half meals are a favorite. Mussel madness is always wonderful I can truly say. We have never had a bad meal there

Thank chris k
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13 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

Wonderful fresh fish & nice menu.. a really great selection of vodka. Service is quite good.. and a nice happy hour if you get there early enough.. very nice.

1 Thank Dan B
Rancho Mirage, California
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52 reviews
43 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

great place to eat and the fish is truly worth trying. very nice environment food and service is excellent

1 Thank richardderothschild
Denver, Colorado
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59 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 56 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago

Ate dinner outside and received fabulous service. Tuesday is half price wine bottle night and we took advantage of it. Two of us had the seared ahi tuna and it was fabulous. Had a very different mushroom sauce that I would never have paired with it, but it was excellent. Another had the seared diver sea scallops and enjoyed those... More 

1 Thank JMCJ
Wheeling, Illinois
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10 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago

Wonderful food. Good wine selection. Our server was just okay but it was great having another server see we needed something. She stepped up and helped us. They have a great outdoor area on the second level.

Thank reekuper
Palm Springs, California
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135 reviews
74 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 46 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago

We recently had dinner here twice within a week and loved both meals. We enjoy the fact that you can choose a small size portion of your entree if you are a lighter eater - a perfect size. Also we tried their early dining 2 course dinner special for less than $21 (you must order by 5:30pm) - a great... More 

Thank worldtraveler535
Rancho Mirage, California
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51 reviews
40 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Beautiful setting on El Paseo, with very refined food. Seafood a specialty but plenty of landlubber dishes as well. Among the best servers in the valley-polished and professional. Very busy bar scene, and reservations essential for the dining room and Terrace. Rather expensive though the bar menu has reasonably priced dishes. Highly recommended.

Thank Leon P
Laguna Beach, California
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50 reviews
39 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago

We met with a client for lunch on May 5th. Service was very good and the food excellent. My wife had the chicken picatta which was outstanding.

Thank RDK12345

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$31 - US$50
American, Seafood, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options, Vegan Options
Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, After-hours, Drinks
Restaurant features
Parking Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Private Dining, Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Wheelchair Accessible, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Accepts Discover
Dining Style
Casual Dining
Good for
Romantic, Bar Scene, Groups, Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining, Business meetings
Open Hours
11:30 - 21:30
11:30 - 21:30
11:30 - 21:30
11:30 - 21:30
11:30 - 21:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 73505 El Paseo, Palm Desert, CA 92260-4343
    (San Pablo)
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  California Desert  >  Palm Desert
  • Phone Number: +1 760-674-8666

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