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Nick's At the Beach - CLOSED

809 Thomas Ave, San Diego, CA 92109-3941
+1 858-270-1730
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  • Excellent32%
  • Very good41%
  • Average17%
  • Poor8%
  • Terrible2%
21 Jan 2014
“boo hoo”
31 Oct 2013
“SanDiego bay”
Restaurant Hours Closed
American, Seafood, Gluten Free Options, Vegetarian Friendly
$$ - $$$
809 Thomas Ave, San Diego, CA 92109-3941
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1 - 10 of 69 reviews

Reviewed 21 January 2014

Nick's was closed - a favorite haunt. it is currently being renovated by the new owners and can't wait to see what the new decor and menu look like.

Thank JC H
Reviewed 31 October 2013

Very nice atmosphere and helpful wait staff, Dine inside or out , either way great food. Would return for sure

Thank jeff v
Reviewed 19 October 2013

We had had a big day driving from Anaheim and spending the day at Seaworld. We hoped to find a restaurant on Mission Beach where our hotel was but they looked either too expensive or too rowdy. After a bit of a melt down by...More

Thank Allena D
Reviewed 14 October 2013

From the outside this restaurant doesn't look like much but inside it is perfectly nice and the food was lovely. There is a nice variety and the starter portions are big so might be worth eating these first before ordering your mains! There was a...More

Thank cheekyface27
Reviewed 11 October 2013

It had been a long, stressful day and by the time my friend and I checked into our hotel - and we were starving. It was about 8 pm on a Thursday and we were cruising Pacific Beach looking for a decent place to eat...More

Thank Koda
Reviewed 29 September 2013

Ate here our last night of vacation - the food was excellent and our waiter was perfect! Had grandchildren with us so couldn't go to second floor (bar with a view?) but food was fresh and service was fun!

Thank Georgia720
Reviewed 15 September 2013

My teenage son and I ate dinner at Nick's during our trip to San Diego. The food was fine, but pretty average. I had a salad with the fish of the day on it. They were out of the hot bacon dressing I originally ordered,...More

Thank dillyma
Reviewed 4 September 2013

Though it isn't really AT the beach, being a couple blocks away, the upstairs offers a fantastic view of the Southern California sunset. Very friendly servers. The music was very different at times, some I like and some I didn't but I was there with...More

Thank BumpaB
Reviewed 22 August 2013

Great place to meet your friends and hang out and party,,watch a ball game,,have a drink and people watch...afterwards you can stroll on the boardwalk 1/2 block away. PARKING is always an issue at the beach so try and be patient if your are planning...More

Thank Mike B
Reviewed 19 August 2013

Love the improvements to the menu! Best Bread Ever!!!! I am not a salad person but the Cesar Salad at nick's is the best, I too loved the Seafood Pasta. Our server (I believe his name is Leo) made us feel very comfortable and provided...More

Thank Vania R
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Restaurant Details

Average prices
US$30 - US$35
Dining Style
Casual Dining
Good for
Bar Scene, Business meetings, Groups
Open Hours
9:00 AM - 2:00 AM
11:00 AM - 2:00 AM
11:00 AM - 2:00 AM
11:00 AM - 2:00 AM
11:00 AM - 2:00 AM
11:00 AM - 2:00 AM
9:00 AM - 2:00 AM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 809 Thomas Ave, San Diego, CA 92109-3941
    (Mission Blvd.)
  • Public Transportation: There is a bus stop directly across the street from us on Mission Blvd.
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  San Diego>  > Pacific Beach
  • Neighbourhood: Pacific Beach
  • Phone Number: +1 858-270-1730
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