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Pacific's Edge

120 Highlands Dr. (Pacific Coast Hwy.) Send to Phone
831-622-5445 | Make Restaurant Reservations | Menu
When good food competes with a spectacular ocean view, diners win.
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Pacific's Edge Restaurant Review

: It’s sustainable, it’s local and it’s offered at one of the best window seats you’ll ever occupy. The menu features ingredients such as foraged mushrooms and fresh yellowfin tuna. Dishes have included abalone with artichoke and heirloom tomatoes; and tuna with a light coriander crust and a side of baby bok choy and enoki mushrooms. Appetizers range from the somewhat virtuous (roasted Brussels sprouts, beet carpaccio) to the downright decadent (egg and caviar with brioche and crème fraîche). Dayboat scallops are tender, their natural sweetness echoed in the accompanying Dungeness crab mashed potatoes. Meat-eaters can enjoy choices such as rack of lamb or veal chop with wild mushrooms and creamed spinach. Attempts to try “just a bite” of the salted peanut butter-caramel bar from a friend’s plate are ill-advised: take our advice and just go ahead and order one for yourself. Another tip: Window tables may be first-come, first-served, but fear not, there’s nary a bad seat in the house. (Note: Chad Minton is now the executive chef.)

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