DISCOVER COASTSIDE DINING
Pacifica features a variety of coastal dining options that range from casual to world-class. Many of the restaurants and bars offer stunning ocean views with the expected seafood flare & traditional cuisines. You’ll also discover signature libations that rival the best of the Bay Area.
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however you may want to visit individual business websites for the most up to date information.
Fine Dining & Ocean Views
At These Three Signature Restaurants
Nick’s Seafood Restaurant
Dine with an ocean view, watch the sunset and then stay for live music and dancing. Enjoy options from an extensive menu of steaks, fresh seafood, salads, sandwiches and more. Their signature crab sandwich is popular among locals and visitors.
100 Rockaway Beach Ave.- 650-359-3900
Hours: Thurs-Sun – Noon-6 pm
On the second floor of Lighthouse Hotel, the Moonraker Restaurant has sweeping views of the Pacific Ocean for your dining pleasure. Enjoy classic seafood cuisine and their popular coconut shrimp, award winning clam chowder and oyster bar.
105 Rockaway Beach Ave. – 650-557-7025
Hours: Wed-Sun – 4:30pm-9pm
Dine-in – Seafood/Pasta/Steaks
Puerto 27 Peruvian Kitchen & Pisco Bar
Featuring traditional Latin American dishes with a modern twist. Enjoy an array of small Peruvian plates, a full ceviche bar and the popular Pisco specialty drinks. Dine with a ocean view at their outdoor patio, overlooking Pacifica State Beach.
525 Crespi Dr. – 650-733-7343
Hours: Mon-Sun – Noon-8pm
Dine-in/Outdoor – Latin American
A Grape in the Fog
A Grape in the Fog is Pacifica’s favorite neighborhood wine bar serving boutique wines from around the world, which are available by the glass, flight or bottle. You’ll also find Champagnes, beers, cheese and charcuterie plates and desserts.
400 Old County Rd. – 650-735-5854
Hours: Wed-Fri 3pm-7pm – Sat/Sun 2pm-8pm
Outdoor/Indoor – Wine/Small Plates/Desserts
The boba trend is not only for teens but adults too. Serving refreshing cool boba teas and smoothies daily, take your beverage to go and hit Linda Mar Beach which is conveniently located across Highway 1.
1328 Linda Mar Shopping Center – 650-898-8880
Hours: Mon-Sun 10:30am-8:30pm
Takeout – Boba Teas/Smoothies
Located in the heart of Rockaway Beach, Breakers is a great spot for breakfast or lunch. After your meal, take a walk to adjacent Rockaway Beach. This family-owned restaurant is a popular hot spot for breakfast.
145 Rockaway Beach Ave – 650-557-1274
Hours: Wed – Sun 7am – 4pm – Closed Tues.
Dine-in/Outdoor – /American/Breakfast/Lunch
Grab your morning coffee, pastry or breakfast sandwich and then sit on the outdoor front deck or take it to go and head to the beach one block away. Cafe Pacifica offers coffees, teas, sandwiches and smoothies. Beachy vibe, the right start to any day.
1821Palmetto Ave. – 650-438-1808
Hours: Mon-Fri 8am-2pm – Sat-Sun 8am-2pm
Camelot Fish & Chips
This family-owned business has been serving their famous fish & chips for over 50 years with top quality, thick fillets dipped in batter and fried until golden crisp. Other seafood options are available. For dessert, try the yummy deep fried Twinkies & Mars Bars.
70 W. Manor Dr. – 650-355-1555
Hours: Tues-Fri 11am-7pm – Sat 11pm-5pm
Dine-in – Seafood
Chit Chat Cafe at the Pier
Located on Pacifica’s Beach Promenade, the Chit Chat Cafe at the Pier resides at the end of the Pacifica Pier making it convenient to grab a cup of coffee and take a walk on the pier, then along the beach promenade into historic Mori Point. .
2100 Beach Blvd. – 650-359-7025
Hours: Mon-Sun 7am-4pm
Dine-in/Takeout – Coffee/Tea/Pastries/Other
Chit Chat Cafe
This second Chhit Chat Cafe can be found in the north end of Pacifica. The ocean can be seen along the cliffs directly across the street. When back to normal, enjoy live acoustic sets on the weekends by local musicians and Mimosa Sundays.
5 West Manor Dr. – 650-738-2380
Hours: Mon-Fri 7am-3pm – Sat/Sun 8am-4pm
Dine-in/Takeout – Coffee/Tea/Pastries/Other
A local favorite for casual dining for breakfast, lunch and dinner. You’ll find comfort food served in a cozy atmosphere.
1049 Terra Nova Blvd. – 650-359-9653
Hours: Tues-Fri 11am-9pm – Sat & Sun 8am-9pm
Dine-in – American
Cold Stone Creamery
Choose from a variety of ice cream flavors, then choose your favorite toppings and watch as they roll and knead them together on an ice-cold slab. Or try a smoothie or shake. Having a celebration? Order an ice cream cake or cup cakes for a special celebration.
1319 Linda Mar Shopping Center – 650-355-0419
Hours: Sun-Thurs Noon-9pm – Fri-Sat Noon-9:30pm
Takeout – Ice Cream/Smoothies/Shakes
The Colombo family has been serving delicatessen delights since 1986. You’ll find deli favorites along with fresh breads, panini and specialty house sandwiches and salads. Try their homemade pasta sauces and a variety of ravioli.
484 Manor Plaza – 650-355-5023
Hours: Tues-Sat 9am-4pm
Dine-in/Delivery via 3rd party – Italian Deli
Craftsman Coffee Truck
Thoughtfully sourced these craft roasted coffees are served and sold hot right from their European antique coffee truck. Coffees are also available packaged and sold online through their website.
4625 Coast Hwy – 650-451-3873
Hours: Wed-Fri 7:30am – 12 noon
Call for location pop-ups
Takeout – Craft Coffees/more
Authentic Indian cuisine with their specialty being Tandoori entrees cooked in a clay oven. Get a taste of India’s heritage right here in Pacifica.
745 Hickey Blvd – 650-733-7382
Hours: Daily 11am-9:30pm
These scrumptious Vietnamese sandwiches will have you coming back for more. For those that need gluten-free options, their spring rolls offer just that. Try their specialty drinks, iced coffees, teas, smoothies and even an avocado shake.
50 Eureka Square Shopping Center – 650-557-1421
Hours: Mon-Fri 10am-7pm
Dine-in/Outdoor – Vietnamese Sandwiches/Spring Rolls
Build your own pizza the way you like it, with the option for a gluten-free crust. Try the breads, chicken specialties and desserts. Be sure to check the website for coupons. Enjoy extended late night hours.
1301 Palmetto Ave. – 650-738-2380
Hours: Sun-Thurs 10:30am-12am
Takeout – Pizza/Pastas/Salads/Other
Fog City Java
Conveniently located off Highway 1 and a block from the beach, Fog City Java offers your morning favorites. A great morning gathering spot with outdoor seating, be sure to check out their local artist of the month.
580 Crespi Dr. – 650-355-4698
Hours: Mon-Fri 6am-Noon – Sat-Sun 7am-Noon
Takeout/Outdoor – Coffee/Pastries/A.M. Sandwiches
Goodfella’s Pizza & Pasta
Serving a variety of Italian favorites, the lemon/pepper chicken wings are a popular option. Goodfellas also offers gluten-free items with their pizzas and calzones. Beer and wine are avaiable. Enjoy the cozy fireplace and big screen TV in the dining area.
1041 Terra Nova Blvd – 650-738-6999
Hours: Mon-Sat 11am-10pm – Sun 11am-9pm
Recognized for their service and friendly staff, 8 Sushi serves Sushi along with classic dishes using high quality, fresh ingredients. Try a bento box and be sure to visit their website for coupon specials. All online orders are available for pickup or delivery.
2470 Skyline Blvd. – 650-898-8730
Hours: Tues-Sun 5pm-8:30pm
Dine-in – Delivery-(call) – Japanese
Enjoy traditional sushi classics, all you can eat house special rolls or, if you dare, Chef Bruce’s Freedom Roll Challenge. A 4 lb., 18 inch, sushi roll; finish in 30 minutes and it’s on the house!
761 Hickey Blvd. – 650-557-9715
Hours: Mon-Sat 11am-2:30pm – Sun 3pm-10pm
Dine-in – Japanese
1926 Palmetto Ave. – 650-451-3680
Hours: Tue.-Sun. 7:30am-3:30pm
Takeout – Coffees, Pastries
749 Hickey Blvd. – 650-355-8218
Hours: Thurs-Tues 11am-9pm – Fri-Sat 11:30-10pm – Sun 11:30am-9pm
Dine-in – Deliver Services – Burmese