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- 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
Pan Seared Scallops
Large sea scallops, over potato pancakes, a lemon chive emulsion
Food was amazing as always - Lobster Salad & Famous Lobster bisque. Wait staff-Tyra was extremely friendly and service was excellent. Will come back to for the great food and request Tyra as our server for a great dining experience.
its was verg good thank you
Had brunch here with a group of 8 (lol). Staff and seating was able to accommodate that easily. Had a nice table on the covered patio separate from others and I was loving it. Waiters were nice and attentive. Good sized portions of food and a bottle of champagne and juice was $15 so I have nothing to complain about 😇
Such a fun place, and wonderful staff! It's appropriate for all ages, from kids to grandparents
World Famous restaurant has always been a favorite of mine. The location is perfect (right on the boardwalk in Pacific Beach), and the food never disappoints.
Well organized for the Covid climate.
Perfect place for either a romantic sunset and walk on the beach or a morning breakfast with family and a way to cool off after by the seashore. Coming from Hawaii, the staff here have tremendous Aloha! Mahalo!
It was so much fun and great food!
The service was very friendly, let us take our time to peruse the menu and have a bloody mary. Food was delicious.
It was a great experience! The waitress was very attentive and friendly. I do wish I could remember her name. Thank you for the great experience!
The food was pretty good but the service started out of but really fell off. They weren’t even that busy. We had 4 courses and they were slow to clear the plates. We ordered desert and ask for our check at the same time and it probably took 20 min to get it.
A must place to eat. The view of the beach and ocean are wonderful and the food is yummy. Can't wait to eat here again.
Such a great restaurant with large portions, friendly staff, amazing views of the ocean
They did honor our OpenTable reservation. Food was great. Service a tad slow but it was a busy day and the waiters were scurrying around. Great oceanfront location.
When we arrived we were told they did not take reservations even though I had our Open Table confirmation. The hostess was extremely rude and basically laughed at us. Fortunately they were not busy so we were still able to get a table
They did not honor this reservation
Great Fish and Chips
We enjoyed our time for Father’s Day. It was a bit loud for the older folk but the food and bev were tasty.
I ordered the fish & chips. The fish was fabulous but the tartar sauce was horrible! It just tasted like salted mayonnaise. Yuk!
It's a great location! You can sit inside or outside and it's right on boardwalk!
Father’s Day celebrations
Unfortunately there were about 5 very little kids, kicking and screaming majority of our meal, but once they left it was really nice. We all loved our food! And it was a great time
View is beautiful right on the beach but the food is WAY better then I remember! Best lobster bisque and calamari I have ever tasted! Everything we had was great. Good service and tables are spread out to allow adequate space
You just can't beat that boardwalk/ocean view and the food and service has always been tops. Has been one of our favorite restaurant in San Diego for years. Here's a shout-out to Michelle, our server, who made our dinner the most enjoyable ever and even ran to our car to deliver a jacket we had left behind.
Food was mediocre. Pancakes rubbery. Definitely not what it used to be.
A favorite for over 20 years
Customer service was perfect and food was great! Seated us quickly.
We were late getting seated, they overbooked reservations which caused a lot of people to be angry..we finally got seated 30 minutes plus after our reservation. Service was slow, they ran out of scallops and never said anything so when my husbands dinner came he was disappointed. The food was subpar. We have been going here for years and sad to say, we wont be going back.
I have been eating at World Famous for years! It is my favorite restaurant in PB! Great views, great people watching! The food is delicious! Definitely get the nut crusted Brie appetizer! Fish tacos are also a favorite. Our service was good considering how busy it was. Food came out hot. I usually just walk in but due to covid definitely make a reservation otherwise you’re looking at an hour wait. We will be back soon!
Always a pleasure eating there
The food was good but the price was insane it was a good experience but I don’t think I will return
World Famous was fabulous as always! This was our last restaurant visited prior to the Stay at Home Order and the first one we returned to! Love their Bloody Mary's, Steak and Lobster Benedict. Can't wait to go back for lobster tacos!
Great food and can’t beat the view! Great service! :) thanks!
Food was really late coming out but otherwise everything was great.
Great to be out near the beach again! World Famous is a nice casual spot for some great food, right on the boardwalk with a great view.
During this very odd time and their 2nd day being open to dine in the experience was everything we could ask for. Thanks again.
Awesome place! Great food and very nice staff!
Great as always. Patio has fun people watching. A fun funky atmosphere.
Always a staple when we're in PB. Does not disappoint.
Our guests really enjoyed their lobster salad and salmon salad.
Met up,with my cousin whom I have not seen in 32 years!
Everything was perfectly cooked and delicious. Wonderful view and location. A very memorable experience.
World Famous offers takeout which you can order by calling the restaurant at (858) 272-3100.
World Famous is rated 4.5 stars by 520 OpenTable diners.
Yes, you can generally book this restaurant by choosing the date, time and party size on OpenTable. Due to local restrictions, this restaurant may not be accepting reservations at the moment.