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Surf Spot

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4627 Pacific Coast Hwy, Pacifica, CA 94044
+1 877-625-2929
11:00 - 23:00
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Sun - Sat 11:00 - 23:00
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El Granada, California
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14 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 January 2016

We started going to the Surf Spot the second day it opened and were very happy over the past few years having gone many time. Have enjoyed the Surf Spot Burger, Chicken Wings, Kalbi Ribs, and Fish Tacos. Good cocktails. However, we went again two weeks ago and were disappointed. Ordered Squid and Chokes - way too many fried lemons... More 

Thank calnorth1
Pacifica, California
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36 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 46 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 December 2015 via mobile

Love coming here for a drink and to hang out by the fire. Also great to rent out for a party and even to bring your kids and let them run around while you sip wine. Great location, sometimes has live entertainment - I love that we have this place in our neighborhood!!

Thank marse33
Pacifica, California
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98 reviews
45 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 38 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 November 2015

The food here is good. The outdoor area is great for kids and large groups to casually get together. The Cabanas on the hill are great for group outings complete with fire pits and bar service. If you are really adventurous you can even play a game of beach volleyball on their sand court! Music on the weekends as well!1

1 Thank AnnetteLH
Pacifica, California
Level Contributor
28 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 November 2015

Love the atmosphere as well as the food and music. Great for family dining especially for children where you can eat outside and let the kids run around the volleyball court until food arrives. Often there is music that is entertaining as well as a fire pit in the evening and heaters. Food is good, love the pizza's, gourmet grill... More 

Thank Carol P
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23 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 November 2015 via mobile

This place has some great qualities, my favorite aspect is the enormous outdoor seating area, equipped with a very large firepit and many many chairs, tables etc. The inside is usually packed but you don't wanna be in there anyway, the slight downfall of the outdoor seating is you have to knuckle up to the bar to order food &... More 

Thank Daniel N
Pacifica, California
1 review
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 October 2015

The food is subpar, but the hair that I've received in it on two separate occasions is the reason that I won't be going back. Bleck!

Thank Anna R
San Francisco, California
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20 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 October 2015 via mobile

Bye bye Surf Spot - after many visits I will not be back. The lack of service is unbelievable. Today was the last straw and we left before ordering. The "hostess" really should rethink her career path. Indifference and attitude does nor work well in the hospitality industry. To be fair, if you are able to get food served it... More 

1 Thank vikiwi01
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11 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 October 2015 via mobile

I've been there 4 times and the food was very good, way more fancy than what I would have thought as a "surfspot". The menu is a unique combination of burgers, ribs, pizza and mussels (excellent, a fav), with an upscale and yummy twist. But service and organization left a lot to be desired unless one goes on a slow... More 

Thank allcityautobody
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40 reviews
27 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 September 2015 via mobile

Such a nice place! You can't imagine how great is the backyard! Great atmosphere, great staff, very good food. Stop there you won't be disappointed!

Thank Valery J
San Francisco
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93 reviews
71 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 34 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 September 2015

I'm not sure that I will return. $6.50 is expensive for a OK beer in a plastic cup (Allagash White). And when paired with an expensive 8 oz burger that was asked to be medium rare and came out (slowly) medium well and with odd crispy, but dry, fries this was worth $10 (not $15), Their perfunctory service simply plopped... More 

Thank TanTien

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$6 - US$10
American, Bar, Pub, Gluten Free Options
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Full Bar, Takeout, Television, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Bar Scene, Child-friendly, Groups
Open Hours
11:00 - 23:00
11:00 - 23:00
11:00 - 23:00
11:00 - 23:00
11:00 - 23:00
11:00 - 23:00
11:00 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 4627 Pacific Coast Hwy, Pacifica, CA 94044
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Pacifica
  • Phone Number: +1 877-625-2929

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Typical questions asked:
  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?