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Pacifica Update - Spring 2014

pamf | Jun 15, 201406:05 PM     5

Since restaurant choices seem to be pretty limited in Pacifica, it's always great to have a few new options. So I thought I would report on some new places.

The first one is not a restaurant, but a small specialty purveyor of seafood, meat and poultry. Stuckey's Sustainable has been open about a month. It's a small shop and their stock may vary, but we have tried some wild-caught gulf shrimp and Half Moon Bay spot prawns. The shrimp were great, we had a texture problem with the spot prawns, they seemed a bit mushy, but that might have been our cooking error. Both items were grilled in a similar fashion. Stuckey's is a little hard to find, it's on Francisco Blvd. which is the frontage road on the west side of Highway 1. They are just a couple of blocks north of the golf course.

www.stuckeyssustainable.com

Dinosaurs 3 has been open for a few months, they are in the Eureka Square shopping center. Looks like they are doing the same menu as their other locations in SF. I am not a bahn mi expert, but the food was fresh and tasty. They have some vegan choices. It's very casual and probably best for takeout.

http://dinosaurssandwiches.wix.com/ea...

The Beach Monkey Cafe is located in the Adobe shopping plaza about a mile inland from Linda Mar Beach and the big Safeway mall. They have the usual coffee and pastries in the morning and a small menu of sandwiches and salads that are served at lunch and dinner. I enjoyed their (not particularly traditional, but good) Cuban sandwich and spicy chipotle Caesar salad.

It has cozy cafe interior and a couple of outdoor tables, (nice if I happen to have the dog with me). They serve beer and wine.

http://beachmonkeycafe.com/

The Breakers opened recently serving breakfast and lunch at Rockaway Beach. I haven't tried it yet. They seem to have all the standard menu choices for breakfast, sandwiches and burgers. Should be a popular place for those who come down to enjoy the beaches.

http://ilovebreakers.com/

Not new, but the Surf Spot and Puerto 27 are still regular stops. Surf Spot has Taco Tuesday which is a good deal and the daily happy hour at Puerto 27 is a good deal too.

Coming soon: signs are up in the Pedro Point mall (next to Fresh & Easy) for Devil's Slide Taproom. Not a lot of info yet, but apparently they will be serving local Norcal beer, wine and some food.

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