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Nick's at the Pier - CLOSED

5083 Santa Monica Ave, San Diego, CA 92107-2809
+1 619-222-7437
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  • Excellent43%
  • Very good29%
  • Average12%
  • Poor0%
  • Terrible16%
4 Mar 2014
“wonderful dinner with an ocean vies”
27 Dec 2013
“Out of business Replaced by Shades”
Restaurant Hours Closed
Seafood, Vegetarian Friendly
$$ - $$$
5083 Santa Monica Ave, San Diego, CA 92107-2809
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Reviewed 4 March 2014

Every dinner has been wonderful that we have had there, great variety and awesome view of the ocean and pier just across the street. Upscale rest with a somewhat casual feel, not stuffy at all. A favorite of ours

Thank Jane M
Reviewed 28 December 2013 via mobile

Out of business out of business replaced by Shades Decent menu Not the same place nicks at the pier is no longer here

Thank motraveler59
Reviewed 12 March 2013

I love Nick's at the Pier and have gone for years for lunch with my friend and on occasion for a date night... the lighting is perfect and romantic at night... there are cozy booths or tables by the windows....it has a fabulous Ocean View...More

Thank rbrown333
Reviewed 4 March 2013

What a great expierience we had! We had a perfect view of surfers in the ocean & enjoyed a great dinner... based entirely from the Waiters recommendations!!! He was attentive, friendly, and not afraid to make menu suggestions. I will DEFINATELY return.

Thank k8rgirl
Reviewed 18 January 2013

We stopped in our first night in Ocean Beach scouting places for the AFC championship game on the weekend and came across Nick's. It was later on a Thurs and we sat on the dining room side. The place is large with high ceilings and...More

Thank slugstew
Reviewed 13 January 2013

My husband and I recently spent a few days in Ocean Beach. We were meeting a friend we just met for dinner and went up to Nick's, a second floor restaurant/pub. The view was incredible! There are tables all along the window wall and it...More

Thank Naturefreakizzle
Reviewed 9 December 2012

this was a recommendation from our B N B. Really good sushi and terrific salmon. GOod place to go, and they are open late.

Thank miriam09
Reviewed 21 October 2012

The portions were enough for my big appetite and the food was great, It is seldom that you have more sauce and seafood than you do pasta. I loved it!! I had the shrimp and scallop pasta with mushrooms, in an incredible cream sauce. My...More

Thank Tim I
Reviewed 15 October 2012

Excellent restaurant. If you are in Ocean Beach this is the place to go. The menu was a surprise, and the food excellent. We actually went there twice during our trip and the menu changed overnight. However, the quality did not. Great place.

Thank rcyoung10
Reviewed 8 October 2012

The California omelette topped with fresh, sweet avocado was awesome, and the waitstaff (Samantha) was super friendly and attentive. It was really nice to people/surfer/dog watch while enjoying a great meal.

Thank JerseyTraveler461
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Restaurant Details

Average prices
US$30 - US$30
Dining Style
Casual Dining
Good for
Business meetings
Open Hours
9:00 AM - 2:00 AM
11:00 AM - 2:00 AM
11:00 AM - 2:00 AM
11:00 AM - 2:00 AM
11:00 AM - 2:00 AM
11:00 AM - 2:00 AM
9:00 AM - 2:00 AM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 5083 Santa Monica Ave, San Diego, CA 92107-2809
  • Public Transportation: The bus stop is one block away on Newport Ave.
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  San Diego
  • Phone Number: +1 619-222-7437
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