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Pacifica Seafood Restaurant

73505 El Paseo, Palm Desert, Greater Palm Springs, CA 92260-4343
+1 760-674-8666
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  • Excellent60%
  • Very good29%
  • Average7%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible2%
Travellers talk about
“sea bass” (136 reviews)
“seafood” (251 reviews)
“salmon” (134 reviews)
Open Now
11:30 a.m. - 10:00 p.m. Hours
American, Seafood, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
73505 El Paseo, Palm Desert, Greater Palm Springs, CA 92260-4343
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Reviewed 5 days ago

I never start with the food, but in this case, the food was the star and everything else paled in comparison. The shrimp cocktail was gorgeous prawns. Divine. The salads were huge and could be split. The steak was perfect as was the Branzino. The...More

Thank Jean H
Reviewed 6 days ago

very knowledgeable and welcoming staff. quite busy for a midweek visit and was told that it is always busy

Thank bernie c
Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

A great Happy Hour menu and lots of choices and great cocktails. A great place to enjoy. Patio area is also a nice spot.

Thank georgeu352
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We had the nicest server here and busboy. We just had a quick appetizer and drinks as we were on our way to a movie. Our Chilean sea bass was great! And they have Plymouth gin which no one every carries!

Thank SuzanneBColorado
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Stopped for an early lunch and was pleased with the shrimp and cocktails. Would go back again! Clean place with attentive service from bartender.

Thank whynot4382
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Very time we visit Palm desert we make it a point to have dinner at Pacifica, great wine selection, food is awesome and staff is always friendly and accommodating. A must visit when in the area.

Thank 472rodneys
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I wasn't as impressed as I had been wooed by reviews of how great it was. Outside seating is limited we ate in like a enclosed corridor which wasn't impressive at all. The light breaded shrimp I had was delicious but that was all that...More

Thank DMSims
kippd_13, Owner at Pacifica Seafood Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

My apologies for not impressing you. what items did you not like? Pricing is high and going higher as California minimum wage is $12 in a month and now headed to $20 and beyond. If you will send me your full name, mailing address and...More

Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Had dinner recently, ate outside, lovely atmosphere and dining experience. I have dined there several times and have not been disappointed in the food or the service. I had a prawn cocktail and it was very good, I am originally from WA and don't order...More

Thank Sharon S
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This is a wonderful venue and has great seafood. The location has patio dining and it also has a huge dining room.

Thank Greg S
Reviewed November 3, 2018 via mobile

We had dinner reservations on a Friday night at Pacifica Seafood Restaurant. We were seated at a table overlooking the street and were able to watch as lots of vintage cars drove up and down the road below. Our server Sam was attentive and helpful....More

Thank ADolores
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Questions & Answers
October 11, 2018|
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Response from kippd_13 | Property representative |
No. Desert casual.
October 6, 2018|
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Response from Dean B | Reviewed this property |
Well I'll tell you I'm kinda surprised because I'm a regular there and that's never happened to me once. Did you by chance get a name because I will retract my review I a second but would like to know a bit more. I am not... More
May 2, 2017|
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Response from Dave G | Property representative |
Hello... Thanks for the inquiry. We had a rewards program for many years, unfortunately the company that ran the program for us went out of business and we were not able to find a new company that filled our needs... More
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$31 - US$50
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours, Drinks
Restaurant features
Parking Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Private Dining, Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Wheelchair Accessible, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Accepts Discover, Accepts Credit Cards
Dining Style
Casual Dining
Good for
Groups, Local cuisine, Romantic, Business meetings, Special Occasion Dining, Bar Scene, View
Open Hours
11:30 a.m. - 9:30 p.m.
11:30 a.m. - 9:30 p.m.
11:30 a.m. - 9:30 p.m.
11:30 a.m. - 9:30 p.m.
11:30 a.m. - 9:30 p.m.
11:30 a.m. - 10:00 p.m.
11:30 a.m. - 10:00 p.m.
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 73505 El Paseo, Palm Desert, Greater Palm Springs, CA 92260-4343
    (San Pablo)
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  California Desert  >  Greater Palm Springs  >  Palm Desert
  • Phone Number: +1 760-674-8666
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