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6610 Palos Verdes Dr S, Rancho Palos Verdes, CA 90275-5363
+1 310-265-2800
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  • Excellent44%
  • Very good35%
  • Average16%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible2%
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“fish tacos” (24 reviews)
“burger” (24 reviews)
“lobster roll” (13 reviews)
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American, Bar, Contemporary, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
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6610 Palos Verdes Dr S, Rancho Palos Verdes, CA 90275-5363
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The meals are very good, if a tad greasy, and the barbecue days are excellent. The beer ranges from simple (PBR, etc) to craft and good wines to be had with your fish or burgers or slaw. But the views are unbeatable, and a very...More

Thank sterlingtallman
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Lovely spot at the Terranea Menu leaves room for improvement. Uninspired generally and could offer more options... Servers are enthusiastic but hampered by kitchen related delays! Food executed unevenly....on a recent visit the chicken in the wrap was very undercooked and the Caesar salad had...More

Thank jktravel7
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Great ambiance, food, and value! Free parking in the upper lot on the left...take a stroll through a leading resort of the world on your way to a casual dining destina

Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Food was good, service was lacking. I took a friend for lunch and we were seated right away, but then waited at least 10 minutes before we got up to find a server. Food came quickly after that and my lobster roll was perfect.

Thank Mary H
Reviewed 20 October 2017

The Hotel's restaurant, Nelson, for a first class hotel restaurant is no more than a glorified fast food place.... Great view.... with fair food... Menu fair...

Thank jcski18
Reviewed 8 October 2017 via mobile

On Sunday, the restaurant opens for breakfast and closes for an hour before opening for lunch so please call ahead for hours of operation. We arrived at 11 am which is when they opened for Sunday lunch. Dogs are welcome! Ocean view outside and great...More

Thank Jennifer J
Reviewed 7 October 2017 via mobile

Nelsons is very well situated on top of the cliff shoreside. West facing means you get great sunsets from their patios. Dogs are welcome on their 2nd patio with picnic tables only. But it’s pretty nice there also. The poor rating comes from the foul...More

Thank lbizarre
Reviewed 6 October 2017

I had the pleasure of eating at Nelson's @ the Terranea Resort. We started the meal with the biggest, best soft pretzel I've EVER eaten. It came with dipping sauces of mustard and melted cheese. It was divine. Lunch itself was very good, decent portions...More

Thank Deb C
Reviewed 4 October 2017

Dined at Nelson's for a late lunch/early dinner. Must order their tuna lettuce wraps. Enjoyed my chardonnay as we watched the sunset.

Thank Gina G
Reviewed 26 September 2017

Great seaside views. Outside dining great even in cool weather thanks to ample patio heaters. I had to wait a few minutes before being approached by a waiter. Could've been due to the late hour (8:30ish) on a Sunday. Was not busy. Once I was...More

Thank Clarm4
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Jay M
29 May 2015|
Response from Michael F |
Good afternoon Jay, No, we do not serve monk fish at Nelson's. Please let us know if we may be of further assistance. Best, Zack
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Valet Parking, Television, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
View, Bar Scene, Kids, Special Occasion Dining, Child-friendly, Local cuisine, Groups, Romantic
Open Hours
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
11:00 AM - 12:00 AM
11:00 AM - 12:00 AM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 6610 Palos Verdes Dr S, Rancho Palos Verdes, CA 90275-5363
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Rancho Palos Verdes
  • Phone Number: +1 310-265-2800
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