DISCOVER COASTSIDE DINING
Pacifica features a wide variety of dining options that range from casual to world-class. Many of the restaurants and bars offer stunning ocean views and all provide cuisine and libations that rival the best of the Bay Area.
Please Note: Visit Pacifica does its best to maintain updates on the status of the city’s dining options,
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. The signature crab sandwich is a must.
100 Rockaway Beach Ave.- 650-359-3900
Hours: Thurs-Sun – Noon-6 pm
Outdoor/Takeout – Seafood/Steaks/Salads/Pasta
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
Outdoor/Takeout – Seafood/Pasta/Steaks
Puerto 27 Peruvian Kitchen & Pisco Bar
Featuring traditional Latin American dishes with a modern twist, you can enjoy an array of small Peruvian plates, a full ceviche bar and the popular Pisco specialty drinks. You may also want to check out the dining options on the outdoor patio, overlooking Pacifica State Beach.
525 Crespi Dr. – 650-733-7343
Hours: Mon-Sun – Noon-8pm
Outdoor/Takeout – 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.
Takeout – /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
Takeout – 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
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
Takeout – Coffee/Tea/Pastries/Other
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
Takeout/Delivery via 3rd party – Italian Deli
Devil’s Slide Taproom
As Pacifica’s first taproom carrying over 30 beers on tap, beer is the main focus, but the food menu is simple and satisfying. Well known for their house taproom burger, you might also enjoy an Its-Its Ice Cream sandwich to take to the beach.
5560 Coast Highway – 650-898-8855
Hours: Wed-Sat 4pm-7pm
Takeout/Outdoor – Minimized Menu/Call
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
Takeout – Vietnamese Sandwiches/Spring Rolls
Build your own pizza the way you like it, including the ption for a gluten-free crust. Try the breads, chicken specialties and desserts. Be sure to check the website for coupons. For you late night dining, enjoy extended hours.
1301 Palmetto Ave. – 650-738-2380
Hours: Sun-Thurs 10:30am-12am – Fri-Sat 10:30am-1am
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
Fog City Yogurt
Pacifica’s first yogurt shop conveniently located off Highway 1 and just two blocks from the beach. Fog City Yogurt offers self-serve yogurt with a choice of a variety of toppings as well as a selection of gelato flavors.
1710 Francisco Blvd. – 415-685-7942
Hours: Tues-Sat Noon-6pm – Sun Noon-5pm
Takeout – Self-serve Yogurt/Gelato/Coffee/Sodas
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
Takeout/Delivery-(call) – Japanese
American Sushi House
Traditional sushi classics along with dinner specialties and combination dinners are available. You enjoy all you can eat house special rolls or, If you dare, try Chef Bruce’s Freedom Roll Challenge which features and 18, four pound sushi roll and if finished in 30 minutes, it’s on the house.
761 Hickey Blvd. – 650-557-9715
Hours: Mon-Sat 11am-2:30pm – Sun 3pm-10pm
Takeout – Japanese
Beach Monkey Cafe
Snug, warm spot serving healthy fare such as fruit bowls & smoothies alongside fair trade coffee.
986 Linda Mar Blvd- 650-898-8105
Hours: Mon-Thurs: 8am-3pm – Fri-Sun: 8am-5pm
Takeout/Outdoor – Deliveries: Grubhub, Ubereats
5430 Coast Highway – 650-735-9900
Outdoor/Takeout – American Burgers/Sides
A favorite for cocktails and beer anytime of day, you’ll enjoy hanging out, put a coin in the juke box, pick your favorite tune then play a game of pool. Call to see if it’s a weekend for live music featuring Bay Area musicians.
1249 Linda Mar Shopping Center – 650-359-1225
Hours: Mon-Sun Noon-2am
El Gran Amigo
For a quick and delicious fix of your favorite Mexican dishes try El Gran Amigo. Have your order taken at the counter and watch as they prepare your food to go or stay a bit and dine-in. Or, take your meal and hit the beach directly across Highway 1.
1357 Linda Mar Shopping Center – 650-738-1633
Hours: Mon-Sun 10am-9pm
Takeout – Mexican
El Grano De Oro
Delicious, healthy, affordable and fresh Mexican food and voted the best burrito by Pacifica Patch. Enjoy fresh chips with every meal and try a cool Mexican soda pop. Take your order to go and dine on the beach or pier, only two blocks away.
1710 Francisco Blvd – 650-355-8417
Hours: Mon-Sun 10am-8pm
Takeout – Mexican Taqueria
Longboard Margarita Bar
Neighborhood bar known for their specialty margaritas. Currently serving Toto’s Pizza & sliders & featuring beers from Pedro Point Brewing.
180 Eureka Square Shopping Center – 650-738-5905
Hours: Thurs-Sun: 3pm-9pm
Outdoor Only – Full Bar – Live Streaming Music