Pacifica Del Mar has five unique spaces available for private parties. Our restaurant has a beautiful ocean view, fine dining atmosphere, and can accommodate from 12 to 200 for breakfast, lunch and dinner.View Private Dining Details
Amazing seafood! We had the grilled oyster, mussels, oysters and halibut! DELISH! Plus great ocean views!
We ordered the swordfish and mahi mahi, both were cooked perfectly medium, crispy on the outside, juicy on the inside. The swordfish dish had stronger flavor while the mahi mahi is slightly too mild but acceptable.
Service excellent...not a deep menu but very tasty
Pacifica never disappoints! Brought together two other friends who have never been here (one from LA) and we had an amazing time. From the drinks in the bar - all through dinner. Mahi and Scallops outshined the NY steak...but everything was great. Service as well. You can count on having a great meal here!
Gave us an amazing seat with a panoramic view of the ocean. Great birthday dinner.
Going to PACIFICA feels like we are on vacation even though we live within one mile! The menu is excellent and delicious. We both selected fish, but there is an array of choices. Which is nice for my vegetarian palette and my husband who periodically feels like meat. The waiter knew exactly when to approach us which allowed us to enjoy our drink the sunset and meal from salads thru dessert!
I think what added to the perfect evening was even though it was very crowded, the patio noise level was low and we were able to hear and enjoy our conversation. Such a comfortable atmosphere.
Excellent! Terrific server and gorgeous view
We went here for Mother’s Day dinner. Everything was superb. Our waitress was very friendly and knowledgeable about the food. The food was wonderful. I had scallops and they are the best I have ever eaten. Would highly recommend this restaurant especially for a special occasion.
Rave reviews! Mother's Day dinner reservations for six people needed to be changed to 7 people the day before. When I called to ask, I was told they were completely full for that day. And although they said they couldn't, the manager got on the phone with me and said he would change it to 7 and do his best.
That night we had to wait a while to be seated, understandably since it was Mother's Day, but we got a beautiful corner table with an amazing view of the sunset! Thank you so much!
the food was very good and the service was equally good. the setting is great, but it got a little noisy.
Mothers Day was very hectic. Better when not as crowded
Wonderful Mother’s Day Brunch. Excellent menu, food & service. View out to the ocean is spectacular!
Wonderful experience. They gave us a great table with a view of ocean and sunset.
We’ll be back!!
Great food views and service.. Loved the views . Location was great as well..
Every bite of our meals was delicious...ceviche, burrata and beet salad were outstanding. Add an attentive and knowledgeable waitress and it was a perfect dining experience.
Went twice while in town. Food and wait staff fantastic. Accommodating our requests with a smile. very impressed.
Excellent food, the sea bass was amazing! View was great and service was also excellent!
We decided to go here for our wedding anniversary based on other reviews. Nothing was ever mentioned about our anniversary from the staff. The entire meal felt rushed like they could not wait to get us out. Service and good was ok. View was nice but Jake’s or Poseidon offer a better view, and they bring the food and service as well.
A great venue for a special business meal.
Made successful with an attentive staff
I had their clam chowder and sea bass. The clam chowder was outstanding. The sea bass was a bit chewy so they gladly replaced with halibut which was very tasty.
We had a late lunch - the kale & quinoa salad with the sugar spiced salmon was delicious! Everyone enjoyed their lunches as well. The service was extremely courteous and attentive. Plus that the Cloak and Dagger Cryptology red blend was a perfect complement. Keep those bottles nearby!
We arrived early and decided to sit at the bar and order drinks until our table was ready. The bartenders were so GREAT! Made us fantastic cocktails and invited us to eat at the bar. We stayed at the bar and had an amazing time! Great food as well!
Our meal was absolutely delicious. The majority of time I go to Pacifica we sit at the bar and order an appetizer. This week we sat in the dining room looking at the spectacular ocean view. The fish was fresh, beautifully presented and tasted wonderful. Welcome back to Chef Chris Idso. I can't wait to go again for another fabulous meal.
The food and service were great.
Everything you want to go right for a special family occasion did - service was great, food from appetizers through dessert were excellent and special note to the restaurant in advance was noted for special occasion. A memorable evening!
Our server Coop was incredible!
LOVE this place! The Thurs 1/2 price wine deal is FABULOUS! Also, I had the BEST Manhattan I've ever had!
In my opinion, the menu could contain more traditional items, like the pasta with shrimp and pesto sauce, etc.
We celebrated our 26 anniversary and had a great time. Food was great from starter to anniversary desert treat. The cheese grits and shrimp was very yummy! Drinks were strong and perfect. The sunset view was just what we were looking for! The service was perfect and timing of each course enhanced the evening. Parking was easy. Thanks to the staff for making this a special evening.
I was seated and served promptly. The busers and server were really on top of it.
Great service. It is a little crowded on the patio. Food was delicious. The iPad wine list is kind of annoying, a paper sure seems easier and more sanitary!
I love their salmon dish and ordered it on several occasions. The before 6:00 PM price point and the menu is to our liking and the ambiance and service are excellent.
Had a lovely dinner with a beautiful sunset view. They have a new chef and he was featuring a delicious Halibut special. Our server, Paul, was knowledgeable and provided great suggestions.
Nice, sunset dinner. Service was exceptional (Jacquelyn) but noise level was very distracting.
Once again - a sensational and memorable evening! Thursdays are special and this one even more so.
Loved the food and the view. Get the BonBon for dessert! Yum!
I used to love this place when I was based in San Diego. Went back with my fiance to enjoy the view but... the food quality has went down. If you want better seafood, go to Roy's in La Jolla.
We loved celebrating our anniversary at Pacific del Mar! Food, service and even though it wasn't the clearest day in paradise, the view, were all 5 star! We live in the OC but well worth the drive down to Del Mar to enjoy dining at Pacifica.
Beautiful restaurant, great service and food.
I will not return due to the noise level in the restaurant.
You cannot hear others at the table, and we are sitting outside
The noise level ruined the experience.
This would be an almost totally positive review, but for one issue.
First of all, location and setting were exceptional.We were at an "outside patio" which was mostly enclosed, with a great view of the ocean and sunset. The fish dishes were excellent, and wine list very reasonable.
The only sour note on this evening (I don't know how often it might happen) was that part way through our visit a celebrity basketball player came into the restaurant, ALONG WITH his camera and sound crew. These people had large, television type cameras and stationed themselves around the patio, including one time a cameraman stood directly over our table for 10-15 minutes. On the one hand seeing a celebrity dining at the same restaurant you are at is briefly kind of exciting, but the very obtrusive camera crew was very distracting for a large part of the evening. I know of one couple who did leave their table. This was all without any explanation, or apology from the restaurant. An otherwise great experience was , if not ruined, at least very diminished by the celebrity and his camera crew.