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World Famous

₱₱ - ₱₱₱American, , Seafood
711 Pacific Beach Dr, San Diego, CA 92109-5028
+1 858-272-3100
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  • Excellent48%
  • Very good33%
  • Average13%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible2%
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“brunch” (44 reviews)
“lobster tacos” (82 reviews)
“brie” (19 reviews)
Open Now
7:00 AM - 11:00 PM Hours
American, Bar, Seafood, Soups, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
₱₱ - ₱₱₱
711 Pacific Beach Dr, San Diego, CA 92109-5028
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

First night in San Diego and needed seafood! Concierge at our hotel recommended this place when we said we wanted the freshest around. World Famous did not disappoint! Scallops were cooked to perfection, crab cakes were the size of a half dollar so smaller but...More

Thank LadyHostess
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

World Famous did not disappoint, reliably good food and friendly service. We ate both breakfast and dinner at here and I’d recommend either.

Thank Deborah W
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

The restaurant seems to have changed since our previous visits. The menu is much less diverse. The food was ok but forget the crab cakes which will take the record for smallest on the planet, that's assuming there is some crab in there somewhere. The...More

Thank Joe K
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Awesome view of the beach. Great people watcher place. Awesome breakfast. Full bar. Had a great bloody mary...early lunch.

Thank Carlos R
Reviewed 1 week ago

When we vacation we usually don't hit a place twice unless it's really good. Our first night in town we were tired and didn't feel like going very far from our hotel. We had been to the World Famous about 15 years ago and remembered...More

Thank Jim C
Reviewed 1 week ago

While visiting we stay at a nearby hotel on the beach. World Famous is right there and we've been there several times. My most recent meal was a steak salad and it did not disappoint! I only wish I had taken a pic. Will definitely...More

Thank secpro2001
Reviewed 1 week ago

Very pleasantly surprised but the menu at this beachfront bar/restaurant. We enjoyed the fresh fish special and would return again. Valet parking was dicey but tolerable.

Thank GusIII
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

My wife and I have been to World Famous over a dozen times. We make it a point to eat there when we visit Pacific Beach. The food is always good. I enjoy the fish and chips and my wife loves the grilled fish tacos....More

Thank Buckandtheteacher
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The menu was limited in the variety of dishes offered. The waitress was not very attentive and the food we ordered was slow to arrive.

Thank Tim076
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We went here for a Saturday morning breakfast with friends. The place was busy and we waited approx 40 mins for a table, no problem with that. Once seated though it took 20 minutes for our order to be taken, 20 minutes for our drinks...More

Thank Richard_On_Route
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Questions & Answers
Vickie W
6 November 2017|
AnswerShow all 2 answers
Response from WorldFamousManager | Property representative |
We do have the NFL Package, so we can show any game you request on Sundays in the bar area!
26 January 2017|
Response from WFGuestServices | Property representative |
Yes you can still park in the underground garage and get 2 hrs validated on your ticket, or you can do street parking nearby.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$10 - US$10
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, Late Night
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Valet Parking, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Dining Style
Casual Dining
Good for
Families with children, Large groups, Local cuisine, Special occasions, Bar scene, Scenic view, Kids
Open Hours
7:00 AM - 11:00 PM
7:00 AM - 11:00 PM
7:00 AM - 11:00 PM
7:00 AM - 11:00 PM
7:00 AM - 11:00 PM
7:00 AM - 11:00 PM
7:00 AM - 11:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 711 Pacific Beach Dr, San Diego, CA 92109-5028
    (Mission Blvd.)
  • Public Transportation: All the major bus lines will take you right to our restaurant.
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  San Diego>  > Pacific Beach
  • Neighborhood: Pacific Beach
  • Phone Number: +1 858-272-3100
  • E-mail
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