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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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  • Excellent59%
  • Very good29%
  • Average8%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible2%
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“seafood” (224 reviews)
“sea bass” (115 reviews)
“salmon” (117 reviews)
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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 3 days ago

The food was quite good but when they say they are giving you a small portion, they mean it. I thought for the price of the happy hour special it was over the top for the salmon I ordered. The bar area is quite crowded...More

Thank lovetotravel133
Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

Food is very good. The swordfish was probably the best I have ever had, cooked perfectly. I did not like how it was paired with a corn salsa, guacamole and pico de gallo. Even though those sides were very tasty, I personally thought they totally...More

Thank Mike M
Reviewed 6 days ago

Pacifica Seafood Restaurant has a welcoming atmosphere and service was attentive and helpful. The food was very good, and portions were generous. I had the grilled swordfish with chipolte corn salsa which was excellent. Other diners had the lobster tails and halibut special, which were...More

Thank 512stewartg
Reviewed 1 week ago

We celebrated birthdays...seafood lovers enjoyed the perfectly cooked mussels as appetizers that we ordered more. My salmon was perfectly cooked as well after learning to tell the waiter my preference. The steak-loving hubby of my friend enjoyed his steak. We enjoyed the leisurely dinner at...More

Thank i t
Reviewed 1 week ago

Five of us had dinner, everything we ordered was just great. Wait staff was very helpful and efficient. Drinks were good. We had two appetizers, both superb. The dinners were as well, and I wish I'd been able to have dessert. Maybe next trip.

Thank dougogle
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Good thru Labor Day: Happy hour 3 - 9:30 p.m. daily at the bar area. Great happy hour menu. We like to order the baked scallops, salmon brochette, and shrimp scampi. Goes well w/ a glass of sauvignon blanc at only $5/glass. Service is fast...More

Thank remyleed
Reviewed 1 week ago

Always fresh and interesting menu. Favorite lunch item is their Dungenous Crab Louie salad. Dinner has many fish and seafood items, always good. Good atmosphere, expecially dining outside overlooking El Paseo Dr.

Thank raes66
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

This restaurant is rather awesome! I'm so not a foodie, but I will admit when I am satisfied with my dining experience. Our server was knowledgeable and friendly. Our meals were served quickly and precisely and they tasted fantastic! And then there was dessert; OMG--...More

Thank Sondra H
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This is one of my favorite restaurant in the desert, great seafood, steaks, Salads, deserts The bar is very big to sit many people plus the also have a great place to have diner outside with a beautiful waterfall.

Thank 09RayRay37
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

After a less than satisfactory dinner at the Cliffhouse, we experienced a wonderful dinner at Pacifica! The food was fantastic, the service attentive , and the views in of the dessert evening terrific. We enjoyed the stuffed dates , the tomato salad, the seafood stew...More

Thank Bruce_and_Valerie
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Questions & Answers
3 May 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
Nicki H
30 March 2017|
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Response from kipp d | Property representative |
yes. you would have to give the server what you have in mind and we can create a dish with the ingredients we have in house. kipp downing - owner
24 October 2016|
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Response from Ray G | Reviewed this property |
Happy hour on tues is 3:30 - 6:30pm. The closest thing to a senior special is the early bird specials same time frame everyday [p
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$31 - US$50
Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, 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
Dining Style
Casual Dining
Good for
Groups, Romantic, Business meetings, Special Occasion Dining, Local cuisine, Bar Scene
Open Hours
11:30 - 21:30
11:30 - 21:30
11:30 - 21:30
11:30 - 21:30
11:30 - 21:30
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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