California Restaurant

Gold Medallion for Best Seafood

USA Today 10 Best

Del Mar's Best Restaurants

"Fabulous ocean views, a lively bar scene, an award-winning wine list, and a well-conceived menu have catapulted Pacifica Del Mar to the top of the metro San Diego restaurant heap."


"Drop-dead ocean views from the terrace, excellent seafood and attentive service come together at this longtime romantic destination atop the Del Mar Plaza..."

Ranch & Coast

Readers' Choice "Happy Hour Eats & Bar Scene"

Del Mar times

Best of North Coast Awards

• Best Cafe - Pacifica Breeze Cafe
• Best Seafood - Pacifica Del Mar
• Best Outdoor Dining - Pacifica Del Mar

The Coast News

"A perfect match and a go-to restaurant in coastal Del Mar is Pacifica Del Mar, where a dining experience is brought to extraordinary new levels."

Pacific Magazine

Where to eat when three's a crowd.

"Here's a place that gets romance right. Tables for two right in front of the stunning, picture-postcard view? Check. Tables that are specifically built and angled in such a way that you can gaze at the sea without ever having to unlock your eyes from each other? Double-check."

Wine Spectator
Award of Excellence

For the past 10 years

Trip Advisor

Certificate of Excellence Award

Open Table

Diner's Choice Award


Top 10 Best Places for Appetizers in California