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Best American Restaurants in Pacifica


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A photo of Moonraker restaurant
Price: Expensive
• American • Pacifica
Booked 5 times today
Moonraker, situated in Pacifica, is acclaimed for its excellent American cuisine. With a stunning ocean view and a splendid ambiance which includes good background music and a sound balance, Moonraker enhances the diner's experience. Critics praise its wide-ranging, appealing menu and excellent service. Signature dishes such as the Crab Ciopino, pasta with wild boar sauce, and seafood pasta have received high praise. One reviewer describes the seafood pasta as "delicious, better than I remembered." Moreover, the romantic atmosphere is perfect for a date night, as described by a customer who enjoyed a "full ocean view at sunset". The consensus is that although Moonraker is slightly pricey, it's well worth every penny for an unforgettable dining experience.
A photo of Dave & Buster's - Daly City restaurant
Price: Moderate
• American • Daly City
Booked 14 times today
Dave & Buster's in Daly City has consistently proven itself as a credible representative of good American cuisine. Patrons have lavishly praised its culinary offerings, with reviews indicating a great selection of bar-food, excellent burgers and fries, and notably delicious fish and chips and Philly French Dip. Despite observations about the restaurant being quite high in volume, which is expected in such a lively environment, visitors continually express delight in their experiences. The staff, though occasionally reported as understaffed, are frequently commended for their remarkable service. From birthday celebrations to regular outings, Dave & Buster's continues to endorse the vibrant essence of American dining.
A photo of BJ's Restaurant & Brewhouse - San Bruno restaurant
Price: Moderate
• American • San Bruno
Booked 2 times today
BJ's Restaurant & Brewhouse in San Bruno offers an excellent American cuisine experience. Many reviewers praise the variety of menu choices and outstanding food quality, ranging from hearty rib and chicken entrees, unique sodas on tap, to healthier choices such as egg-white omelettes and Peruvian Quinoa bowls. Customers appreciate their attentive and friendly service, even amidst minor slip-ups, while the venue's convenience, close to shopping areas and a hotel, is also appreciated. The broad menu caters to every palate and occasion, from casual happy hours to special birthdays, making BJ's a go-to place for many.
A photo of Original Joe's Westlake restaurant
Price: Moderate
• American • Daly City
Booked 111 times today
Located in Daly City, Original Joe's Westlake is a renowned restaurant that offers remarkable Italian cuisine. Acclaimed for its old-fashioned Italian dishes, it is described as consistently solid, with delicious food and excellent service. Patrons laud it as a neighborhood gem, where one can enjoy excellent steaks, sandwiches, Italian delicacies, and much more. From the eggplant Parmesan to the prime rib, every dish is crafted with fresh ingredients and served with top-notch hospitality. Whether it's a special occasion or a regular weekday, this mid-century modern restaurant guarantees a superior dining experience. The generous portions and delicious leftovers are a testament to the quality of food served. The staff's professionalism and knowledge about the dishes further enhance the culinary journey at Joe's. It is no wonder that many return for more, making it not just a restaurant but a cherished, local institution.
A photo of Sam's Chowder House restaurant
Price: Moderate
• American • Half Moon Bay
Booked 17 times today
Sam's Chowder House is renowned for its exceptional seafood cuisine. Many customers applaud the restaurant for its range of delicious dishes and fresh seafood, including raw oysters, Cioppino, lobster roll, New England clam chowder, and fried pacific oysters, among others. Notably, one reviewer enjoyed the lobster special, stating it was "soooo good!" Another customer praised the unique seafood spaghetti, replete with various seafood chunks and a hint of spiciness. The restaurant offers diners the added bonus of a beautiful location by the water, which only enhances the dining experience. With consistently commendable service and seafood that leaves a lasting impression, Sam's Chowder House has earned a stellar reputation among seafood lovers.
A photo of Kincaid's Bayhouse - Burlingame restaurant
Price: Expensive
• American • Burlingame
Booked 46 times today
Kincaid's Bayhouse in Burlingame is a renowned restaurant celebrated for its superb seafood cuisine. Customers commend the restaurant for its "exceptional" dining experiences, with the seafood - ranging from salmon, ahi, and prime rib, to the trinity seafood plate and seafood pasta - cooked to perfection. Some patrons drove over an hour just to enjoy their favorite dishes, while others consider it the best seafood in the North Peninsula area. The restaurant's seafood dishes stood out due to their unique presentations, like the wonderful Mahi Mahi, and the quality tastes they deliver on one plate. Consistency is another advantage, ensuring every meal exceeds expectations. Furthermore, the spectacular bay view and outstanding service contribute to Kincaid's overall charm.
A photo of Park & Howard Bistro restaurant
Price: Moderate
• American • Burlingame
Booked 21 times today
Park & Howard Bistro is an acclaimed restaurant celebrated for its exquisite Bistro cuisine. This popular spot has been labeled the "best restaurant in Burlingame and the entire San Francisco peninsula," a sentiment echoed by its numerous glowing reviews. The restaurant's vast menu of expertly curated wines and intricate dishes has been lauded for their spectacular taste and beautiful presentation. The reviews further emphasize the outstanding service and the elegant yet casual winery decor that enhances the dining experience. Whether it is for business dinners, fun gatherings, or a casual lunch, Park & Howard Bistro ensures an unforgettable gastronomic journey with a Bistro touch, promising a return visit.
A photo of 3rd Cousin restaurant
Price: Very Expensive
• American • Bernal Heights
Booked 2 times today
3rd Cousin is a brilliant Californian cuisine restaurant that is exquisite and well-received by customers. Reviewers celebrate the wonderful ambiance, the friendly and prompt service, and the creative menu executed to perfection. It is described as an underrated gem in the culinary scene, offering high-quality, flavorful dishes, and upscale yet accessible dining experience. Dishes such as the unique kale fritters, truffle Porcini raviolis, and Alaskan halibut are met with great enthusiasm, and the restaurant is praised for its ability to cater to gluten-free dietary needs. Special occasions such as anniversaries are made memorable with personalized touches, and the wine pairings are expertly selected. 3rd Cousin is indeed a testament to fine Californian cuisine.
A photo of Rise Woodfire restaurant
Price: Moderate
• American • San Mateo
Booked 22 times today
Rise Woodfire, centrally located in downtown San Mateo, has made its mark as a top contender in American cuisine. The restaurant garners immense praise in reviews for its quality ingredients and consistently good food, including favorites such as their "amazing" pizza, "great roasted chicken", and standout desserts like the "banana cream pie with caramel sauce and praline crust". The accommodating staff is lauded for their exemplary service, and the venue is deemed perfect for large groups, including parties with children. The proximity of the train station also adds a charming ambiance. Overall, Rise Woodfire offers an exceptional dining experience, making it a gem of American cuisine.
A photo of Pizzeria Delfina Burlingame restaurant
Price: Moderate
• American • Burlingame
Booked 36 times today
Pizzeria Delfina Burlingame is an esteemed Italian restaurant located in Burlingame, renowned for its tantalizing pizzas and authentic Italian dishes. Customers rave about the unique, mouthwatering combinations, such as broccoli raab pizza with house-made fennel sausage, which take you on a culinary trip straight to old-world Italy. Other menu highlights include grilled asparagus with brown butter and generous parmesan shavings, creating an unforgettable flavor experience. The restaurant is also praised for its excellent service, warm ambiance, and high-quality ingredients that are purportedly as fresh and pure as those found in Italy. Regulars regard Pizzeria Delfina as the best Italian place in the area, with new ones declaring it their favorite pizzeria on the peninsula. All these aspects make it a cherished spot for both casual meetings and festive celebrations.
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