Cafe Pacific at Trump National Golf Club

4.9
982 reviews
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$31 to $50
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Contemporary American
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  • Scenic View
  • Neighbourhood Gem
  • Waterfront
Café Pacific at Trump National Golf Club is the premiere dining destination in Los Angeles. Located on the bluffs of Rancho Palos Verdes, we provide world-class California Cuisine complemented by stunning views of the Pacific Ocean. Offering “the finest dining in Los Angeles” according to The American Academy of Hospitality Sciences, our seasonal menus offer such variety as fresh seafood, wood-fired steaks, and fragrant pasta and vegetable dishes. And finally, to complete your culinary experience, our Sommelier has compiled the finest wine list in Southern California and our Pastry Chef provides the perfect, delectable final touch. Come enjoy the cuisine, service, casual elegance, and ambiance that have cemented the Trump brand as the foremost luxury experience in the world.
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Los Angeles
5 reviews
Dined 5 days ago
Overall 5Food 5Service 5Ambience 5

Excellent service and food! Martial and staff were great!

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OT
Orange County
1 review
Dined on 11 May 2019
Overall 5Food 5Service 2Ambience 4

Horrible service but great ambiance and food.

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OT
Los Angeles
1 review
Dined on 10 May 2019
Overall 5Food 5Service 5Ambience 4

The servers were very polite and friendly. The meal itself was delicious and very well paced. The only minor mistake was that they brought the wrong soup. They corrected this very quickly. They even celebrated our date night with a complimentary desert. Laura was fantastic server and the rest of the staff on hand was very prompt and professional.

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Los Angeles
4 reviews
Dined on 5 May 2019
Overall 5Food 5Service 5Ambience 5

Great attentive service. Sea Bass didn't mention cheese in it and my mom can't eat cheese but they took it back and got it back to us in a few minutes.

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MB
1 review
Dined on 20 April 2019
Overall 5Food 5Service 5Ambience 5

Been coming here for decades loving the view of Catalina along with great drinks and food

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Orange County
7 reviews
Dined on 16 April 2019
Overall 5Food 5Service 5Ambience 5

From A beautiful view of the Blue Pacific, marvelous Martinis, genuine comfort and hospitality you can not go wrong. We celebrated my birthday with our granddaughter and thoroughly enjoyed our time at Trump Cafe Pacific. Our selection from the menu consisted of Sea Bass, New York Steak and Creme Brulte for dessert. Definitely will return for another memorable evening.

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JF
Los Angeles
13 reviews
Dined on 2 April 2019
Overall 5Food 4Service 4Ambience 5

Outstanding ocean view! Great food and service. While we were having lunch, three military choppers landed on the public park behind the clubhouse. they didn't seem to bother the rabbits on the lawn.

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LW
Orange County
6 reviews
Dined on 28 March 2019
Overall 5Food 5Service 5Ambience 5

Went for TH wine dinner; great food with wine pairings. They have great afternoon tea as well. Always satisfies my foodie palate

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K
Los Angeles
28 reviews
Dined on 21 March 2019
Overall 5Food 5Service 5Ambience 5

Excellent! The setting, the food, and the service were all the best.

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SC
Los Angeles
2 reviews
Dined on 3 March 2019
Overall 5Food 5Service 5Ambience 5

Amazing. Beautiful setting, wonderful and attentive staff, great food. Thank you to Danny the manager for making sure everything was taken care of and ran smoothly. Could not have asked for a better location to have my birthday party.

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OT
Los Angeles
1 review
Dined on 3 March 2019
Overall 5Food 5Service 5Ambience 5

Amazing. From the moment we pulled into the complimentary valet we were greeted with charm sincerity and joy. You can tell everyone loves working here. Dining room is stunningly beautiful and the views are amazing

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L
Los Angeles
44 reviews
Dined on 24 February 2019
Overall 5Food 5Service 5Ambience 5

Always outstanding, never disappoints

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DM
Los Angeles
4 reviews
Dined on 23 February 2019
Overall 3Food 3Service 4Ambience 4

Service has slipped over last few months. New menu and staff mean a lower level of service.

Split a Caesar and got zero anchovy’s. Wine service definite down check without the long time sommelier. Mains good but I struggle to justify a $55 Filet with what was on my plate.

They are missing both a great server (aka Craig) and a real sommelier.

Need to up both the service and the food to justify the price.

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MF
San Francisco
4 reviews
Dined on 17 February 2019
Overall 5Food 5Service 5Ambience 5

Favorite brunch! Beautiful view, food and selection is beyond excellent. Service is very attentive, especially for a buffet. ANTHONY and RICARDO, along with the rest of the wait staff, are the absolute BEST!

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DL
Los Angeles
10 reviews
Dined on 8 February 2019
Overall 5Food 5Service 5Ambience 5

I love this place. I have a thing for consistency. I hate finding a restaurant with all the goods only to return and be disappointed. Cafe Pacific has ocean views, great service and delicious food for a fair price. Best of all it is consistent.

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NG
Orange County
1 review
Dined on 27 January 2019
Overall 5Food 5Service 5Ambience 5

Outstanding Brunch, an All time Favorite!!!

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MW
1 review
Dined on 22 January 2019
Overall 5Food 5Service 5Ambience 5

The venue was perfect, an ocean view restaurant in amazing weather Los Angeles. The food was delicious. The service was extraordinary. We would definitely come back!

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JL
1 review
Dined on 21 January 2019
Overall 5Food 5Service 5Ambience 4

Excellent service, delicious seafood, great atmosphere!

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GR
1 review
Dined on 20 January 2019
Overall 5Food 5Service 5Ambience 5

It is a nice place to celebrate special occasions. The food is of good quality and for all tastes. Excellent service and the view of the peninsula is wonderful, which makes this place magical

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C
Los Angeles
14 reviews
Dined on 18 January 2019
Overall 5Food 5Service 5Ambience 5

Live music. A guitarist playing classics it is a nice touch.

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BC
Washington DC
4 reviews
Dined on 14 January 2019
Overall 5Food 5Service 5Ambience 5

Outstanding Service, Food and Drinks. The atmosphere was classic and fun. From the entry to all of the employees encountered a professional atmosphere. We would reccomend to anyone and if we visit this part of the country again we will definately part take in a meal.

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S
Los Angeles
7 reviews
Dined on 6 January 2019
Overall 5Food 5Service 5Ambience 5

Fantastic restaurant to enjoy brunch on Sunday with amazing food. The following are especially delicious -
1) Prime Rib / Meat of the day
2) Sushi / Sashimi (high quality)
3) Even salad!

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S
Orange County
48 reviews
Dined on 4 January 2019
Overall 5Food 5Service 5Ambience 5

Lovely room and excellent dinner. I was sent an email that stated our $400 dinner would not receive 100 points from OpenTable. What? Why?

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D
Los Angeles
67 reviews
Dined on 30 December 2018
Overall 4Food 4Service 4Ambience 5

Second time here. Food and view was great. Calendar said there would be musicians as there was the previous time there. However, there were no musicians. Swordfish was a little bland but other parts of meal were tasty. Were given dessert pastries on the house.

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R
Los Angeles
41 reviews
Dined on 29 December 2018
Overall 5Food 5Service 5Ambience 5

Wonderful food and service Vanessa was perfect waitress There when we needed, not hovering over us

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JB
Los Angeles
5 reviews
Dined on 25 December 2018
Overall 5Food 5Service 5Ambience 5

Awesome Christmas Dinner

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PL
1 review
Dined on 14 December 2018
Overall 5Food 5Service 5Ambience 5

The new chef does an outstanding job. The porterhouse steak was perfectly cooked. The service was outstanding as usual which makes any celebration special.

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OT
Sacramento
5 reviews
Dined on 10 December 2018
Overall 3Food 2Service 5Ambience 5

The atmosphere, view and service were wonderful. The food was disappointing.

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DM
Los Angeles
4 reviews
Dined on 7 December 2018
Overall 3Food 4Service 3Ambience 4

We usually have a great dinner and great service st Cafe Pacific. Unfortunately not this time. Our waitress was tending to two big tables and was very inattentive. Thank goodness the wonderful sommelier stepped in to help. New menu is also nice change. Shrimp cocktail and wedge salad were great to start with, but unfortunately our filets were tough. The deconstructed Apple pie was just weird.

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LO
1 review
Dined on 2 December 2018
Overall 5Food 5Service 5Ambience 5

Had a fantastic dinner but it is on the expensive side.

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JJ
Los Angeles
3 reviews
Dined on 24 November 2018
Overall 4Food 4Service 4Ambience 5

Very good service location and food.

Prices are relatively high.

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DL
Los Angeles
9 reviews
Dined on 24 November 2018
Overall 5Food 5Service 5Ambience 5

Say or think what you want about Donald Trump, this restaurant is awesome. The service is the best, the food is amazing and the dining room is gorgeous. Seated at an ocean view table listing to live music and eating great food is what its all about and Cafe Pacific has it all.

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DD
Los Angeles
3 reviews
Dined on 9 November 2018
Overall 5Food 5Service 5Ambience 5

Wonderful from start to finish. The only complaint was the lobster pot pie tasted grainy.

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LG
Los Angeles
60 reviews
Dined on 11 October 2018
Overall 5Food 5Service 5Ambience 5

We had the Thursday night prefix 4-course dinner with wine pairing for $68. The wines were very well chosen to match each course. It was a beautiful drive there, watching the sunset as we dined. Good food +good wine + excellent service = a wonderful dinner date for my husband & I.

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JM
1 review
Dined on 8 October 2018
Overall 5Food 5Service 5Ambience 5

The food was delicious, the service was excellent and oh! what a beautiful view!! Why would you go anywhere else?

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GO
Los Angeles
38 reviews
Dined on 3 October 2018
Overall 3Food 2Service 3Ambience 5

This is one of my favorite dining spots, but ... Something was very wrong this time. One of my favorite meals for lunch is mussels and a side of frites ( French fries )... and I have had that here several times, end it was always heavenly. But... this time the dish was mussels and clams, which would’ve still been OK except many of the mussels were closed ( meaning they were dead before they were placed in the pot... and Closed shells should have been removed before the dish left the kitchen ...and ... The frites were just plain awful ... soggy, skins on, etc.., McDonald’s fries are far better than these (Whereas, the last time I had them here, they were shoestring style, crispy on the outside and warm and fluffy on the inside ... really beautiful )... My husband had a big bowl of clam chowder that was too thick... not the lovely brothy style that it was before... My two guests at the table had never been to the Pacific Café before, so they didn’t know the difference , and I didn’t want to tell them how disappointed I was ... Even the level of service was off… More Ike a coffee shop than the impeccable attentive service I’m accustomed to here.., Needless to say, my meal was grossly overpriced for the quality ... However... i’m still recommending this restaurant, because maybe this was just a bad day...

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P
Los Angeles
5 reviews
Dined on 30 September 2018
Overall 5Food 5Service 5Ambience 5

Have never ever been disappointed for the several dinners & numerous Sunday brunches that my wife & I have enjoyed with friends & guests we Brin from out of town.

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JA
Los Angeles
2 reviews
Dined on 25 September 2018
Overall 5Food 5Service 5Ambience 5

The meal was terrific. There was only one other table with customers while we were there. Don't understand why.

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OT
Los Angeles
3 reviews
Dined on 22 September 2018
Overall 5Food 5Service 5Ambience 5

The food and service is always spot on. This is becoming my "go to" place. Best place on the hill.

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Z
Los Angeles
17 reviews
Dined on 21 September 2018
Overall 4Food 4Service 5Ambience 4

The service was awesome. Both the head server and our server were great. Got a half bottle of Trump Chardonnay that was bad. They brought us a whole bottle and apologized immediately. The food was good, salmon was fresh and perfectly cooked. It was our 50th anniversary and they brought us a nice dessert. The only thing I think was too bad, because it really was a lovely evening, was the table for 2 was way too small. Had asked for a window seat but did not give us one, was for four or more. On the whole it was a success for our anniversary.

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