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World Famous

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” (40 reviews)
“lobster tacos” (78 reviews)
“brie” (19 reviews)
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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 2 days ago via mobile

Shrimp tacos were good as was the hamburger. Oceanside with a great view. Good service. Parking is a challenge so valet.

Reviewed 3 days ago

Had a nice lunch and dined on the enclosed patio. The lobster bisque, fish and chips and mud pie were tasty. We left nothing behind. Enjoyed being able to people watch and wave gaze while socializing with friends. Will return when in the area.

Thank slowee08
Reviewed 1 week ago

Posole was rich, meaty and utterly satisfying. We had a cup and that was plenty to share. Creamy, rich Lobster Eggs Benedict with fresh made hollandaise, perfect soft poached eggs and asparagus came with crispy hot home fries and chunky salsa. Service was great; Kristen...More

Thank raddish13
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I am always so very happy when I go somewhere that turns out to be way better than I expected and really exceeds my expectations...”World Famous” is exactly such a place. It looks like an unassuming little restaurant, a beach shack of sorts. It is...More

Thank SydneyHolidayMakers
Reviewed 1 week ago

They have a special on Wednesday night of Lobster Taco's. They were more than delicious. We each had a drink and two tacos each. The total bill was about $45. WOW. Sitting in an indoor patio with a full view of the bay. Can't be...More

Thank Don312
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Not wanting to leave Pacific Beach, they were able to accommodate a larger group on short notice. The good was amazing. We split all 4 apps, which were delicious and not too much food. The menu changes regularly based on the chefs whim. We had...More

Thank katoe
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We were at the beach and wanted to have a nice dinner on New Year's Eve, so went to World Famous. We didn't have a reservation, but got seated within a half hour. They had a special 5 course menu that was reasonable--for example, $40...More

Thank Sheila A
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Not fantastic. Not bad. Overpriced for the food quality but expected because of location. Mahi mahi was overcooked, service was slow. Salmon was good.

Thank Lacey S
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Outstanding service and the food was excellent. We ordered a little bit of every thing and nothing was disappointing. Way to go!

Thank JanieB_80525
Reviewed 11 December 2017

This is a great place to have lunch or dinner by the sea.Outstanding views of the sea and sunset in the evening while dining.Whether it's a first date,romantic getaway or late dinner this is the place to take in a fantastic view of the water...More

Thank Jamdawn
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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, After-hours
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
Kids, Special Occasion Dining, Groups, Bar Scene, View, Child-friendly, Local cuisine
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
  • Neighbourhood: Pacific Beach
  • Phone Number: +1 858-272-3100
  • E-mail
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