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Date
Fri, 4/20
Time
9:30 PM
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Pacifica Seafood Restaurant

4.5
3895 reviews
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$30 and under
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Seafood
Perfect For:
  • Great for Outdoor Dining
  • Special Occasion
  • Good for a Date
Pacifica Seafood Restaurant serves the freshest seafood in the Desert. On a daily basis our seafood arrives from San Diego, delivered by the primary supplier of Pacifica Del Mar for the past 25 years. We strive daily to make Pacifica Seafood Restaurant your first choice for fine seafood dining.
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Private dining
Dining Style
Casual Dining
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Cuisines
Seafood, American, Californian
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Hours of operation
Lunch: 11:30 to 3pm
Bar opens at 3pm
Dinner: Sunday - Thursday: 3:00pm - 9:30pm
Friday - Saturday: 3:00pm - 10:00pm
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Phone number
(760) 674-8666
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Payment options
AMEX, Carte Blanche, Diners Club, Discover, MasterCard, Visa
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Dress code
Business Casual
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Neighborhood
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Cross street
San Pablo
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Parking details
Two story parking facility available at the rear of restaurant. Valet service available 7 nights a week in season at the valet circle. Street parking also available.
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Banquet, Bar Dining, Bar/Lounge, Beer, BYO Wine, Corkage Fee, Counter Seating, Fireplace, Full Bar, Happy Hour, Non-Smoking, Outdoor dining, Private Room, View, Wheelchair Access, Wine

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Pacifica Seafood Restaurant is the perfect place to host your party. We host a variety of parties and events, ranging from brunches and baby showers to business presentations, anniversaries, rehearsal dinners, and wedding receptions.

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What 3895 People Are Saying
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93% of people would recommend it to a friend
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4.0Dined 2 days ago

2 for dinner. Seated promptly. Love being able to order 1/2 a main course..delicious green salad w/ cheese and cranberries, good NE clam chowder- great sugar crusted Salmon and tasty swordfish. New take on pineapple upside down cake- rich but not traditional.- more coconut flavor. Professional waitstaff and proprietor make for an enjoyable dining experience. our favorite this season.

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5.0Dined 2 days ago

This restaurant is in a trendy and convenient location. They have a wide variety of menu choices that are very good. The ambiance is nice and their special martinis are fun and festive.

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5.0Dined 2 days ago

Great spot for cocktails and delicious food... we sat outside, and it was just lovely. Oysters were fantastic, loved the crab cakes and had a great bottle of bubbly. Always love coming here!

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5.0Dined 3 days ago

Wonderful experience. Great food. Small plates / small entrees the way to go. Half price bottle of wine terrific value. Dessert recognition for our anniversary icing on the cake. Best seafood in Coachella Valley

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1.0Dined 3 days ago

Requested a nice table on the patio and they stuck us right behind a pillar and told us the better tables were reserved.
Whilst we were there nobody occupied the tables we requested!!.

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5.0Dined 3 days ago

We have eaten here many times before. Again, this time we took visiting relatives from out of state and they loved it. I had the seared sea scallops and they were amazing. Thanks!

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5.0Dined 3 days ago

We had a wonderful time! Thank you so much for the fabulous food; great service; and half price wine night! What a nice surprise! I highly recommend the restaurant!

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4.0Dined 4 days ago

The food was extraordinary. I had Ahi Tuna - delicious. A friend had the Catfish - delicious. Another friend had the special - wonderful. The service was good. Friendly, attentive without being obtrusive. The meal was a good value. On the expensive side, but worth it.

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4.0Dined 5 days ago

Great Patio Dining. Lovely evening to sit outside and enjoy our meal. Good food at moderate prices.

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5.0Dined 6 days ago

First time for my husband and me. There were enough interesting choices to guarantee we will go back to try the options we didn’t go for at this visit. Service was very attentive. We didn’t wait excessively for drinks, ordering or food delivery. Desserts were also scrumptious. We shared the apple strudel and the pear bread pudding. Probably should have only chosen 1 dessert as the serving size for both was extremely generous.

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5.0Dined 6 days ago

Good food! We like to support local restaurants. Pacifica is comfortable, service is top notch and all is good.

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1.0Dined 6 days ago

We received an invitation for Happy Hour Menu all night long. When I made the reservation, I said I was responding to the invitation for the Happy Hour Menue & I also, requested to be seated outdoors. When we arrived and were seated outdoors, we asked for the Happy Hour menu. We were then told it is only served in the bar. That little bit of information was omitted from the original invitation that I received. Since there was no room at the bar, and we were were already seated, we decided to order the "smaller" portions from the regular menu. Shocked is not the adjective that fully describes our response when served the "smaller" portions. They all cost $20+ and they were NO MORE THAN 2 BITES. We are still in shock that a restaurant could serve these portions with a straight face. It is unfortunate as I have always entertained friends for special occasions at Pacifica. I also have hosted a private party there! Sadly, never again!

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4.0Dined 6 days ago

Overal good balcony view, tasty food, friendly staff.

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5.0Dined on April 14, 2018

Always a wonderful evening ..

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5.0Dined on April 14, 2018

Food is always excellent, service was a little slow but understandable as it was crowded. Over $90.00 for two people seems a little high.

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5.0Dined on April 13, 2018

service and food excellent as usual. We always feel like we are special customers whenever we visit and dine at Pacifica!

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5.0Dined on April 13, 2018

The food and service were wonderful. No issues with anything. Very relaxed and comfortable

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5.0Dined on April 12, 2018

Enjoy food and staff

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5.0Dined on April 11, 2018

We made sure to stop by our favorite restaurant in palm springs and we were not disappointed. We were sat very quickly, the service was quick and the food was delicious. I recommend the mussels because they really are bang for your buck and totally delicious. The wedge salad was dressed perfectly. I ordered the filet and my girlfriend the new York strip. They were both cooked perfectly.

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5.0Dined on April 11, 2018

Great meal, great experience!

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2.0Dined on April 11, 2018

We ate at Pacifica a few weeks ago and it was terrific. At that time, I would have highly recommended it. But this time, the service was not so good. Our waiter was a bit too over confident in himself. I ordered sparkling water from the man who delivered our water and it never came. I asked the waiter about it and he said well you have to order it from me, I’m the important one! Then he brought my husband the wrong glass of wine and he didn’t notice it until I tasted it. When we told the waiter, he said well it must have been good, you drank it. The Chilean sea bass was good but the rice was soggy and I got one tiny bok choy with it. I love your small portions but I really expected more veggies.

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5.0Dined on April 10, 2018

Good as usual.

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4.0Dined on April 10, 2018

We had the Wedge salad. It was OK, could have been colder and more than 2 cherry tomatoes would have been nice. The catfish was delicious, as usual. The Grgich Hills Fume Blanc was excellent and we thoroughly enjoyed every last drop. A very pleasant lunch! Thank you Pacifica.

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5.0Dined on April 10, 2018

Overall we had a great dinner. We had the sea bass and one of their evening specials monk fish; both were excellent. Our table was on the patio so we had a nice view of the surrounding mountains. Good wine list with plenty of price points to choose from. We would definitely recommend this restaurant to anyone visiting the area.

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5.0Dined on April 9, 2018

Great food, outstanding service.

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5.0Dined on April 9, 2018

Great spot for dinner. Outstanding dinner and the service was excellent.

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5.0Dined on April 8, 2018

Great service! Awesome food!

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5.0Dined on April 8, 2018

Great meal. Oysters were perfect starter. Seafood stew was fantastic.

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4.0Dined on April 8, 2018

My husband and I shared the crab cake which is blue crab. It was excellent. Our main meal was the Chilean sea bas with sticky rice and bok choy. It was absolutely fabulous. The sauce was wonderful. Best Chilean sea bass we have ever had. Gave this only 4 stars because we sat in the inside patio because of high winds. It was very warm and extremely loud. Took a long time to get our drinks. The server worked hard but she had large tables as well. This by no means would ever prevent us from coming back. Happy hour is also excellent. I highly recommend Pacifica.

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5.0Dined on April 8, 2018

we had reservation and was seated on time, had a wonderful attentive knowledgeable server named Leilani, who went out of her way to make the night special since she was aware it was for our anniversary. the food was awesome, she even made us a special dessert for the anniversary, we had mentioned we had theater tickets and she made sure we got out on time which we appreciated. highly recommend this restaurant and we will be back very soon for our next date nite!

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4.0Dined on April 8, 2018

Great food and the service was excellent. We went there for our anniversary and the only bummer was that they gave us what we felt was a very poor table in spite of the fact that the place was mostly empty when we arrived. Our table was in a hot and stuffy location and we felt they could have given us a better table since it was a special occasion. But we still enjoyed the evening.

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5.0Dined on April 7, 2018

Wonderful place, highly recommended. Fantastic food, the salmon and sea bass were outstanding. The ambiance makes for a very special eating experience. Our waiter Moses, is a great asset to this restaurant. All of these components made the evening one of fond memories. We will definitely be recommending and will be back, thank you!

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5.0Dined on April 7, 2018

Pacifica is always one our favorite restaurants to go to in Palm desert. Group of 6 and all raved about the food. Ahi, swordfish, salmon very fresh. Fun outdoor seating. Excellent service. Highly recommend!

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5.0Dined on April 6, 2018

Recommended to us. We were not disappointed. Inside and outside seating The seafood stew was amazing. Great food, wonderful service and nice view! We will definitely come back!

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5.0Dined on April 6, 2018

Best seafood in the Coachella Valley area. Worth the money :-)

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4.0Dined on April 5, 2018

Cobb salad with shrimp had a fabulous presentation and delicious. Sand dabs perfectly cooked. Our server was pleasant but kept us waiting to take our order. Overall a lovely outdoor lunch spot.

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5.0Dined on April 5, 2018

Excellent! Food & service fabulous!

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4.0Dined on April 5, 2018

dinner with my husband...we sat inside, on a banquet looking out..
Fantastic salads- greens w/ goat chees and tomato/ mozzarella. Love the sweet spicy salmon and the porkchop and the cucumber Cosmo was just right. Really enjoyed our dinner..will return soon

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5.0Dined on April 5, 2018

Pacifica was wonderful as always with great food, service & ambiance.

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4.0Dined on April 5, 2018

One of the better restaurants in the Coachella Valley, rarely a misstep, give it a try!

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