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Nick's Rockaway

₹₹ - ₹₹₹American, , Seafood
100 Rockaway Beach Ave, Pacifica, CA 94044-3222
+1 650-359-3900
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  • Excellent35%
  • Very good44%
  • Average15%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible2%
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“club sandwich” (137 reviews)
“eggplant fries” (22 reviews)
“crab” (49 reviews)
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American, Bar, Seafood, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
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100 Rockaway Beach Ave, Pacifica, CA 94044-3222
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Had Sunday breakfast with a good friend. You must have the the crab, either for breakfast or lunch! It's just so good. Wonderful service and I will return again!

Thank George B
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Very close to Holiday Inn Express Pacifica where I was staying.Was ready for my Sunday lunch but wait for table up to 45 mins so got a seat at the bar & had my meal there. The clam chowder was light but well balanced and...More

Thank Frank M
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I was visiting my son, wife and two grandchildren. They told me this place was reputed to be good but was too expensive and they had not been. I said "lets go" thinking that the number one restaurant in a town near SF had to...More

Thank OneJImHeywood
Reviewed 9 November 2017

A craving for a seafood dinner brought us to Nick's Rockaway. The location is great-beautiful view of the ocean. That's about all that is great about this place. We were seated immediately but waited and waited to be acknowledged. Finally just as we were about...More

Thank M A
Reviewed 9 November 2017

Traveling from Yosemite to Pacifica, it was nice to fine this jewel, Food was good and prices are California prices! It was a pleasant experience with a nice beach view!

Thank THEBigGator
Reviewed 8 November 2017

Amazing place to eat, and full of history. I loved all the old photos of the Restaurant from back the years and its owners staff and clients. Beautiful and looking right out on the beach. Our server, unfortunately i did not get her name, was...More

Thank Angela O
Reviewed 7 November 2017

While staying across the street We grabbed Brunch at Nick's while eating a whale made an appearance not far from where we sat inside. Well worth staying awhile for a great meal and really nice waitstaff. I would definitely eat there again.

Thank Moonshadow143
Reviewed 25 October 2017

This place is always very busy, but few locals bother with it. The food's mediocre, with the exception of the excellent crab sandwich. Loads of fresh crabmeat - the crab salad, too. The rest of it, just ok. A vegan friend was recommended the vegetable...More

Thank Erin D
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Reviewed 22 October 2017 via mobile

Been there a couple times a food is really good atmosphere is great the hamburgers are great the view of the ocean is wonderful sometimes the wait is a little long

Thank A TripAdvisor Member
Reviewed 12 October 2017

Nice place within walking distance of my hotel. Dining room or bar service and also had live music area. Seemed to attract some locals although the menu was a tad pricey. Food was good and generous. Wait staff and bartenders were very friendly. People at...More

Thank Debby T
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Angie P
17 July 2017|
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Response from OC-RaiderFan | Reviewed this property |
Sorry I missed this, but is totally a family place with lots of seating.
13 June 2016|
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Response from vintagegrom | Reviewed this property |
I have no idea. We didn't split the check.
4 October 2015|
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Response from Matthew P | Reviewed this property |
In continuous business since 1927, according to their advertisements. However, the business has been significantly expanded and modenized over a long period of years.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Bar Scene, View, Business meetings, Local cuisine, Kids, Child-friendly, Special Occasion Dining, Groups
Open Hours
8:00 AM - 10:30 PM
10:00 AM - 10:30 PM
10:00 AM - 10:30 PM
10:00 AM - 10:30 PM
10:00 AM - 10:30 PM
9:00 AM - 12:00 AM
8:00 AM - 12:00 AM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 100 Rockaway Beach Ave, Pacifica, CA 94044-3222
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Pacifica
  • Phone Number: +1 650-359-3900
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