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6610 Palos Verdes Dr S, Rancho Palos Verdes, CA 90275-5363
+1 310-265-2800
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  • Excellent44%
  • Very good35%
  • Average16%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible2%
Travellers talk about
“fish tacos” (24 reviews)
“pretzels” (19 reviews)
“burger” (24 reviews)
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11:00 am - 10:00 pmAll hours
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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1 - 10 of 456 reviews

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

On Sunday, the restaurant opens for breakfast and closes for an hour before opening for lunch so please call ahead for hours of operation. We arrived at 11 am which is when they opened for Sunday lunch. Dogs are welcome! Ocean view outside and great...More

Thank Jennifer J
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Nelsons is very well situated on top of the cliff shoreside. West facing means you get great sunsets from their patios. Dogs are welcome on their 2nd patio with picnic tables only. But it’s pretty nice there also. The poor rating comes from the foul...More

Thank lbizarre
Reviewed 1 week ago

I had the pleasure of eating at Nelson's @ the Terranea Resort. We started the meal with the biggest, best soft pretzel I've EVER eaten. It came with dipping sauces of mustard and melted cheese. It was divine. Lunch itself was very good, decent portions...More

Thank Deb C
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Dined at Nelson's for a late lunch/early dinner. Must order their tuna lettuce wraps. Enjoyed my chardonnay as we watched the sunset.

Thank Gina G
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Great seaside views. Outside dining great even in cool weather thanks to ample patio heaters. I had to wait a few minutes before being approached by a waiter. Could've been due to the late hour (8:30ish) on a Sunday. Was not busy. Once I was...More

Thank Clarm4
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We had a large group and the appetizers were delicious, the service was very friendly and attentive and the dinner entree's were very good. I had the salmon salad, friends had the fish and chips, beef tips - everyone was raving about the food. This...More

Thank K P
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

The views are amazing and service was excellent. Our lunch was delicious but a little on the pricey side but well worth it. I would definitely go back there for another meal.

Thank JnDiego
Reviewed 12 September 2017 via mobile

I love Nelsons in spite of it being a pricier dining option. Quite frankly you pay a little extra for breath taking ocean views and amazing sunsets on the outdoor patio. Nelsons is perched atop the very outer edge of the Terranea resort and is...More

1  Thank serenaazul
Reviewed 7 September 2017

Located at the Terranea Resort this Pub offers a wonderful view of the Pacific & Catalina. The food & service is good but for a Pub it is overpriced. Clearly you are paying for one of the best views in Southern California.

1  Thank waynecs2017
Reviewed 7 September 2017

The food & service are dellish!! The view is spectacular!!! It's a bit pricey, though well worth it. I recommend the ribs. Ring their bell when you see a whale!

1  Thank Randy K
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Jay M
30 May 2015|
Response from Michael F |
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, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Local cuisine, Groups, Special Occasion Dining, Kids, Child-friendly, View, Bar Scene, Romantic
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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