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“Went for happy hour”
Review of World Famous

World Famous
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Ranked #173 of 5,193 Restaurants in San Diego
Certificate of Excellence
Price range: US$10 - US$10
Cuisines: American, Seafood
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Restaurant details
Good for: Bar scene, Local cuisine
Dining options: Dinner, Lunch, Breakfast, Late Night, Reservations
Dining style: Casual Dining
Neighborhood: Pacific Beach
Cross street: Mission Blvd.
Transit: All the major bus lines will take you right to our restaurant.
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Lobster tacos were amazing made with fresh tortillas. Fun atmosphere right on the beach. Would have given 5 stars if we had better service. We have 4 kiddos in our bunch and in our experience we sometimes get looked over and that was definitely feeling we had here. 5 of our group of 6 received our meals and had to wait about 5 minuets before the last came and then followed by our appetizer. Had to ask for refills and wait for the bill. Probably not the typical experience for smaller groups but for us we definitely like to feel like guests and not a burden.

Thank Tina A
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Excellent breakfasts with a great view of the beach. I had avocado toast with eggs and everything was exactly to order. We also stopped in for a late dinner and were treated very well. My snapper Veracruz was yummy and my husband really enjoyed his chowder and crab cakes. There is both indoor and outdoor seating...we sat outside for breakfast and were very happy we did. Service was wonderful both visits.

Thank Rubysoho111
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We recently celebrated our 60th anniversary by dining at the World Famous restaurant. The view from the window table is wonderful and the scallops we had were delicious along with their yummy rolls. No dessert was offered, but the evening was very nice and the server was very pleasant.

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Thank Barbara S
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We were able to walk in on a Friday night without reservations and waited 5 minutes for a table on the Boardwalk, overlooking the beach. Great people watching and I never get tired of being near the water. Service was excellent. Very good wine list. The baked Brie was one of the best we've tried. The Filet and Prime Rib were very good and we had a leisurely dinner. Lots of choices in Pacific Beach. We were pleased and would definitely return.

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Thank Snorris57
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Reviewed 13 May 2018

Had lobster tacos while we waited for a table at the bar. Having lived in Maine, we found them good though fried which pales to steamed Maine lobster, We split the cioppino which was tomato based instead of the usual red wine. The quantity was more than enough for us. There was plenty of shrimp, scallop, salmon, mussels, clams and other white fish to satisfy any fish lover. You do have a view of the ocean and a covered patio. It is a very busy restaurant and was quite noisy when we were there but we had no complaints about the food or service,

Thank Nancy C
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