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Pacifica Del Mar
Whether you choose to dine on their cozy ocean view patio, or join them in our vibrant dining room or bar, their warm service and great food and drink will provide a memorable dining experience.
We look forward to seeing you at Pacifica Del Mar. Please note that in an effort to give our staff enough time to turn over and sanitize tables between diners, reservations will be limited to an hour and a half for parties of 4 or less, and 2 hours for parties 5+. We thank you for understanding and helping us keep things safe for you.
- Surfaces sanitized between seatings
- Common areas deep cleaned daily
- Digital, disposable or sanitized menu provided
- Sanitizer or wipes provided for customers
- Limited number of seated diners
- Distancing maintained in common areas
- Extra space between tables
- Sick staff prohibited in the workplace
- Waitstaff wear masks
- Diners must wear masks unless eating or drinking
cherry peppers | red pepper aioli | vietnamese dipping sauce
Jumbo Shrimp Cocktail
lemon oil, wasabi cocktail sauce
Crispy Brussel Sprouts
truffle honey, feta
We haven’t been to Pacifica for awhile. We both remembered how much we enjoyed it. The service, food and view were all amazing! Can’t wait to go back!
The views are amazing, service and food are always great
Always great. Especially friendly and attentive staff.
Mustard Catfish still a treat.
Everything was perfect from the food to the amazing views!
Excellent service and good food. We enjoyed the outdoor ambiance amid social distancing.
Great place for evening meal duringthis COVID-19 era. We got there a little late so the view was non existent. The food was delicious. I had the salmon, others in our party had short ribs, catfish, oysters, etc. Everything was really good.
The meal was delicious! We celebrated our 58 th Anniversary, and were surprised when they served us a beautiful Bon Bon dessert. Waite staff and ambience were great!
We come to this place at least once a month and we usually love it. We came about a month ago and the food was average. This past weekend when we came, we were very disappointed. Our food was actually horrible. The steaks were burnt and tasted as if the steak was seasoned only with salt. No seasoning, no flavor, burnt, and just tasteless. We also got a halibut that tasted as if it was caught and plated in that same minute, so fishy, and so bland. Overall very disappointed and was going to speak to the manger but said I know it’s a difficult time with a pandemic. Overall poor evening.
Great food, the best we have had on our stay in Del Mar,
Our waiter was awesome. Number 1 on our list to go back to.
It was such an incredible meal! We got there a bit late but everyone was super accommodating and the food was just incredible. Highly recommend!! The scallops were insanely delicious :))
Excellent food and great vibe. Been coming here for 12 years always great
Everything was great except dessert.
table was aleady ready when we got there. Food was good. Waitress was polite. Liked the ocean view
Surprisingly, my first time dining there. Will definitely be back very soon
Seeing an old friend
Great service and a phenomenal view. The roasted asparagus is a must!
small portions for the price (sea bass excellent) but very delicious
We loved it! Excellent!!!
We celebrated our anniversary last night. Paul was our server and he was very attentive and gracious. I would suggest going to dinner later since our reservation was at 530 pm and it was very warm on the patio. Perhaps 7 pm would be a better time. We had the calamari appetizer and both had the Chilean sea bass for our main course. I do remember the fish portion being a bit larger in the past but still very tasty. Paul was kind enough to give us a dessert to share to celebrate. Overall, we love the view and enjoy coming here. Great atmosphere.
The food is always outstanding. If one wants fish grilled, rather than sautéed or baked, it is accomplished. The setting is always lovely and the restaurant is clean. Distancing is observed.
It was the perfect birthday dinner. Tables are were nice and spaced out, food was good, and the service was excellent. We will absolutely return.
We came here to enjoy Happy Hour and luckily snagged a shady table on the patio. We shared two items which the kitchen kindly split for us (though they didn’t let us know beforehand that there was a splitting charge). The salmon sandwich was fine and the poke bowl was delicious!
They do charge for behind the bar soda water from their bar tap (no one else does this) which was another surprise ☹️ but during COVID 19, it was lovely to just be outside dining.
We have been to Pacifica and The Cliffhouse many times over the past 12 years. This was the first time they changed for bread. $1 per small roll
This should not happen in an upscale restaurant.
The food and service were both very good. We had a beautiful view of the ocean from the patio and the table next to us was separated by plexi-glass.
Our reservation and experience at Pacifica Del Mar couldn’t have been more perfect. The food and waiter were awesome! The views and table location were excellent. Whenever we are back in SD, this will be a must revisit! Thank you so much for allowing us to celebrate our anniversary with you guys!
Excellent food and service
Great from start to finish.
The service was outstanding and the food was suburb. We will be back!
Considering it’s covid. They do a great job. Service is always great. And Food always amazing. One of my favorite places to gather
Great restaurant. I had the Chilean Seabass and the kids had the Braised Beef and Salmon. Everything was delicious! The view is great and service is outstanding. Loved the desserts too!
Friendly and professional staff. Excellent food as always. Del Mar Views from the patio. Very careful about distancing, masks and sanitation during covid.
I LOVE Pacifica and they did a wonderful job of creating intimacy while abiding by Covid protocols. Our server, Hannah, was a delight.
Our dozen oysters were delicious....however, the crab cakes as well as the short ribs were just shy of having full flavor. Not sure if it was an off night, a new chef, or what, but both dishes needed something a bit more for the "omg....wow" factor.
Still, all in all, a beautiful night. Thank you!
Service was okay, the seabass amazing
The cocktail list is basic, but the view makes up for it.
Every item was fantastic!
Food was delicious! Oysters were fresh and well shucked. Halibut was perfectly prepared.
We had a wonderful table with a perfect sunset view. The food was fantastic and we felt very safe. There are plastic shields put up to space everybody out. Thanks for this great experience. Highly recommend this restaurant.
Our waitress was amazing. The entire staff was friendly and very helpful. It was a great birthday dinner during a very strange time. Thank you, everyone at Pacifica.
THE FOOD WAS VERY GOOD , THE SERVICE WAS GOOD . SEA BASS WAS EXCELLENT
Ate early on the patio overlooking the village and the Pacific Ocean. Very nice view, great service, very good food. Would go back.
They say us at the perfect table I requested and our server was very thorough, efficient and the staff were very friendly and kind as well..
The Filet Mignon was melt in your mouth good and the Sea Bass was perfectly seared and tender inside, very tasty and great sauce on the side with perfect cooked soft rice..
Calamari was just soso, it came so fast that it was clear that it had already been cooked and under a heat lamp, dipping sauces were fair. Chillean Sea Bass and Crab Cake was very good.
Pacifica Del Mar offers takeout which you can order by calling the restaurant at (858) 792-0476.
Pacifica Del Mar is rated 4.6 stars by 3511 OpenTable diners.
Pacifica Del Mar does offer gift cards which you can purchase here https://www.pacificadelmar.com/gift-cards.
You can book this restaurant by choosing the date, time and party size.