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6610 Palos Verdes Dr S, Rancho Palos Verdes, CA 90275-5363
+1 310-265-2800
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  • Excellent43%
  • Very good35%
  • Average16%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible2%
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“fish tacos” (25 reviews)
“burger” (37 reviews)
“lobster roll” (15 reviews)
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American, Bar, Contemporary, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
6610 Palos Verdes Dr S, Rancho Palos Verdes, CA 90275-5363
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Great views of the Pacific Ocean while enjoying a good meal. The service was a little slow the evening we were there but the staff was friendly and the food was good.

Thank TravelingJohnB80
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Lunch at Nelson’s in the Terranea Resort was a wonderful beginning to five days in Los Angeles. The resort is absolutely gorgeous. It is a bit of a walk from the main building entrance to the restaurant, but they will take you there in golf...More

Thank ArtinBR
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

When you want a casual setting with amazing views and really good food, Nelson’s is the place. We started with the Bavarian Pretzel which comes with 2 dips: a cheese sauce and mustard. Then we shared the blackened salmon salad and the sirloin tips with...More

Thank Scott H
Reviewed 15 April 2018

Bella stronza is an italian term that describes a dissonance in aspect and feeling. I revisited Terranea for dinner recently, with a close friend. We were looking forward to the romantic aspects of the cliffs, at sunset. And indeed we found that. The location of...More

Thank ashalat
Reviewed 12 April 2018

We come to Nelson's a couple of times a year. We park in the upper lots for free and hike the nature trail to the restaurant to build up a bit of an appetite. The food is good, not great but let's face it, you...More

Thank Tess F
Reviewed 5 April 2018 via mobile

We’ve come here many times even when not staying at the hotel. The outdoor seating overlooks Catalina and the Pacific and if you’re lucky you’ll see dolphins and whales. The food and beer selection is great and resultantly the place gets crowded so reservations are...More

Thank Ryan C
Reviewed 27 March 2018 via mobile

To celebrate a special birthday, we took my Aunt here specifically to have their Lobster Roll. The three of us had it, with different sides, and it was scrumptious. As a bonus, we sat outside looking out at the ocean and islands in the distance....More

Thank 5heartfamily
Reviewed 22 March 2018 via mobile

The food and service here was fantastic! Great choice if goodies to eat and a fine selection of wines and a full service bar.

Thank John P
Reviewed 21 March 2018 via mobile

My wife and I had a wonderful late afternoon meal at Nelson’s while enjoying the breathtaking view of the Pacific looking across to Santa Catalina Island from this fabulous eatery’s patio. It was Happy Hour on a Monday and the selection of savory shareable small...More

Thank larrydebo
Reviewed 7 March 2018 via mobile

Adult beverages, appetizers on another beautiful day with a magnificent view of the Pacific and crystal clear Catalina. Server wade also excellent.

Thank HowardOnHwy66
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Jay M
30 May 2015|
Response from Robert B |
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, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Kids, Special Occasion Dining, Groups, Romantic, Bar Scene, View, Child-friendly, Local cuisine
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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