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Nick's Rockaway

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” (50 reviews)
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American, Bar, Seafood, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
100 Rockaway Beach Ave, Pacifica, CA 94044-3222
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Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

Really impressed with the host and waitress at our visit. Food was excellent. Had fried oysters. Best I have had. Everyone one else had the crab sandwich which they are known for. Had a couple of bites of that was also excellent. Great place to...More

Thank Eric B
Reviewed 3 days ago

We stayed at a nearby hotel and wanted to have a drink and unwind after being on the road all day. My wife and I walked to Nick's and we were able to watch a game and have some oysters which I enjoyed a lot....More

Thank Carl S
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

If you were to put this restaurant in an average location with a surly server the rating would certainly be lower. The food was good, not great and the prices medium high. What made this place was the location and I happened to get a...More

Thank HV_Engineer
Reviewed 1 week ago

We loved this place. I really looked forward to our latest visit, but I have to tell you, it wasn't the same. The clam chowder just wasn't anywhere near as good as it was on previous visits. My wife had the sauted prawns ($$$) and...More

Thank tr4par
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Came here 17 years ago and the place is as good as ever. Good food, warm and friendly service and great views of the ocean.

Thank Paula790
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Lively atmosphere, good menu, casual, ok prices, ample servings except the much touted crab sandwich was really a 1-star for me. All bread, very little crab and I wondered if there was other fish in it as it had no crab flavor, priced at 24.95...More

Thank Mary R
Reviewed 4 December 2017

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 4 December 2017

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 19 November 2017

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
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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
Groups, Business meetings, Bar Scene, Special Occasion Dining, Local cuisine, View, Kids, Child-friendly
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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