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World Famous

€€ - €€€American, , Seafood
711 Pacific Beach Dr, San Diego, CA 92109-5028
+1 858-272-3100
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Overview
  • Excellent48%
  • Very good33%
  • Average13%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible2%
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“brunch” (41 reviews)
“lobster tacos” (79 reviews)
“brie” (19 reviews)
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CUISINES
American, Bar, Seafood, Soups, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
PRICE
€€ - €€€
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LOCATION
711 Pacific Beach Dr, San Diego, CA 92109-5028
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Reviewed 2 days ago

We really enjoyed the beachfront atmosphere at World Famous. The food was good. With that said, the location and sunset views are the main attraction here.

Thank pdr123
Reviewed 6 days ago

We met friends here for lunch and timed it perfectly to score a table right on the beach promenade. Skateboarders, bicyclers, walkers, joggers - all passing by just a few feet away! And a few feet beyond them, the beach packed with people! Wow! But...More

Thank BoilerMakerBob
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We arrived at sunset and saw an amazing color show as the sun fell below the horizon. There's was a pre-fix meal that started with a super delicious lobster bisque. I ordered a spicy mermaid cocktail that was very yummy. Then the mixed green salad...More

Thank Laura B
WorldFamousManager, Guest Relations Manager at World Famous, responded to this reviewResponded 5 days ago

Laura, Thank you so much for choosing to spend your Valentine's Day dinner with us and for taking the time to write such a kind review. I'm so glad that our Culinary Staff delivered such great dishes and that our service was great as well....More

Reviewed 1 week ago

We stayed at the hotel next door and had multiple meals here - breakfast and dinner. You can't go wrong. The staff is super friendly and provided prompt service. The seafood is fresh and well prepared. Highly recommend that you make a reservation for dinner,...More

Thank 55CJ05
WorldFamousManager, Guest Relations Manager at World Famous, responded to this reviewResponded 5 days ago

Thank you so much for dining with us (multiple times!) and for taking the time to write such a kind review. I’m so pleased to hear that, not only was our Culinary Team on top of their game serving such great dishes, but that our...More

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We have been vacationing in so California for about a week and the young lady we had tonight was by far the best server we have had. Her name was Syndie and she is a great asset to your restaurant. The food was awesome I...More

Thank Kenmarsam
WorldFamousManager, Guest Relations Manager at World Famous, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Thank you so much for dining with us and for sharing your great experience! I'm so happy to hear that your food was so tasty (the Salmon Mac & Cheese is one of my favorite dishes as well) and that your server, Sydnie provided such...More

Reviewed 1 week ago

Had brunch with my wife and son at World Famous the morning of Super Bowl Sunday. It was a beautiful sunny day and we got a table facing the beach. Great for people watching. My wife got scrambled egg whites with spinach, I got the...More

Thank bohemian1011
WorldFamousManager, Guest Relations Manager at World Famous, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Thank you so much for joining us and we really appreciate you writing such a kind review! I'm so pleased to hear that the culinary staff provided your family with such a great breakfast, and, as our avocado toast is brand new, I'm thrilled to...More

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Stopped in for lunch Food was very good and service at the lower bar area was excellent Place has great views of the ocean and is not very expensive for being oceanfront.More

Thank smassey1
WorldFamousManager, Guest Relations Manager at World Famous, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Thank you so much for sharing your experience! We really appreciate you dining with us and for taking the time to review! I'm so glad to hear that our bartenders provided such great service and we look forward to the next time you join us!!...More

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We love the location and the casual atmosphere at World Famous!! It has Very Good Casual Food - with a great ocean view! WF offers a delicious array of dishes for breakfast. Also, a wonderful Happy Hour. Enjoy!

Thank Larryrutkowski
WorldFamousManager, Guest Relations Manager at World Famous, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Thank you so much for visiting with us and for taking the time to write a review! I'm so pleased you enjoyed the food and we can't wait to see you again! Take Care, Danielle C. Guest Relations World Famous

Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We went there twice- once for dinner ( yay lobster tacos) and once for breakfast (the crab Benedict eggs were excellent!). A nice and cheap kids menu was a nice surprise. The views are incredible. It’s not fine dining but a hearty welcoming make-one-feel warm...More

Thank movingtofrance
WorldFamousManager, Guest Relations Manager at World Famous, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Thank you so much for your kind review and for dining with us! I'm so glad you enjoyed the food and, if you loved the lobster tacos, check out our Wednesday Happy Hour 4-10pm when they are $2.50 each! We hope to see you again...More

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Right on the boardwalk with a direct view of the beach, this restaurant has a winning combination of excellent food choices and super ambiance.More

Thank Warren N
WorldFamousManager, Guest Relations Manager at World Famous, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Warren, Thank you so much for taking the time to review and for visiting our restaurant! I'm so pleased to hear that our Culinary Staff provided you with such a great meal and that our front of house staff were able to provide a great...More

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Vickie W
5 November 2017|
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Response from WorldFamousManager | Property representative |
We do have the NFL Package, so we can show any game you request on Sundays in the bar area!
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deliawerth
25 January 2017|
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Response from WFGuestServices | Property representative |
Yes you can still park in the underground garage and get 2 hrs validated on your ticket, or you can do street parking nearby.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Average prices
US$10 - US$10
Meals
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Valet Parking, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Dining Style
Casual Dining
Good for
Child-friendly, Bar Scene, View, Kids, Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining, Groups
Open Hours
Sunday
07:00 - 23:00
Monday
07:00 - 23:00
Tuesday
07:00 - 23:00
Wednesday
07:00 - 23:00
Thursday
07:00 - 23:00
Friday
07:00 - 23:00
Saturday
07:00 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 711 Pacific Beach Dr, San Diego, CA 92109-5028
    (Mission Blvd.)
  • Public Transportation: All the major bus lines will take you right to our restaurant.
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  San Diego>  > Pacific Beach
  • Neighbourhood: Pacific Beach
  • Phone Number: +1 858-272-3100
  • E-mail
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