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Pete's Sunset Grille

It wouldn't be Surf City without Pete's Sunset Grille! This congenial, colorful restaurant is filled with all the surfing and beach memorabilia that make this area a beach lover's paradise. Located on the former site of the famous Mallory Surf Board Factory, the casual atmosphere is perfect for hanging out with the family or friends. Influenced by surfing destinations from around the globe, Pete's menu features your favorite satisfying foods, with a twist.


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35 Current Reviews
Summary of Diner Ratings & Reviews
Overall 
4.1 / 5
(Outstanding) 4.1 / 5
(35 Reviews)
Open Ratings Snapshot
Rating Breakdown 35 reviews
5 stars
(15)
4 stars
(11)
3 stars
(8)
2 stars
(1)
1 star
(0)
Food 
4 / 5
(Very Good) 4 / 5
Service 
4.2 / 5
(Outstanding) 4.2 / 5
Ambiance 
3.9 / 5
(Very Good) 3.9 / 5
Noise Level
2 / 3
Moderate
Value 
3.3 / 5
(Very Good) 3.3 / 5
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Diners classify this restaurant as:
  • great for lunch(7)
  • great for outdoor dining(7)
  • kid-friendly(7)
  • good for groups(5)
  • scenic view(5)
  • special occasion(4)
Pete's Sunset Grille Reviews List
Review 1 for Pete's Sunset Grille
Overall rating 
4 / 5
(Very Good) 4 / 5

Dined on 4/23/2016
 2008
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Review 2 for Pete's Sunset Grille
Overall rating 
5 / 5
(Outstanding) 5 / 5

Dined on 4/04/2016
 2011
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Review 3 for Pete's Sunset Grille
Overall rating 
4 / 5
(Very Good) 4 / 5

Dined on 3/28/2016
 2009
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Review 4 for Pete's Sunset Grille
Overall rating 
5 / 5
(Outstanding) 5 / 5

Dined on 3/29/2016
 2004
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Review 5 for Pete's Sunset Grille
Overall rating 
4 / 5
(Very Good) 4 / 5

Food 
3 / 5
(Good) 3 / 5
Service 
4 / 5
(Very Good) 4 / 5
Ambiance 
3 / 5
(Good) 3 / 5
Noise Level
Quiet
Quiet
Dined on 11/17/2015
 2007
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Review 6 for Pete's Sunset Grille
Overall rating 
3 / 5
(Good) 3 / 5

OpenTable Diner Since
Dined on 3/21/2016
 2008
Dined on 3/21/2016
 2008
Food 
3 / 5
(Good) 3 / 5
Service 
4 / 5
(Very Good) 4 / 5
Ambiance 
3 / 5
(Good) 3 / 5
Noise Level
Energetic
Energetic
Value 
2 / 5
(Fair) 2 / 5
Dined on 3/21/2016
 2008
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Review 7 for Pete's Sunset Grille
Overall rating 
4 / 5
(Very Good) 4 / 5

Food 
4 / 5
(Very Good) 4 / 5
Service 
4 / 5
(Very Good) 4 / 5
Ambiance 
5 / 5
(Outstanding) 5 / 5
Noise Level
Moderate
Moderate
Value 
4 / 5
(Very Good) 4 / 5
Dined on 3/09/2016
 2010
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Review 8 for Pete's Sunset Grille
Overall rating 
5 / 5
(Outstanding) 5 / 5

Food 
5 / 5
(Outstanding) 5 / 5
Service 
5 / 5
(Outstanding) 5 / 5
Ambiance 
2 / 5
(Fair) 2 / 5
Noise Level
4 / 3
Energetic
Dined on 3/07/2016
 2005
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Review 9 for Pete's Sunset Grille
Overall rating 
5 / 5
(Outstanding) 5 / 5

Food 
5 / 5
(Outstanding) 5 / 5
Service 
5 / 5
(Outstanding) 5 / 5
Ambiance 
5 / 5
(Outstanding) 5 / 5
Noise Level
Quiet
Quiet
Value 
5 / 5
(Outstanding) 5 / 5
"This place is outstanding. A beautiful view, beautiful food, and great service!"
Dined on 2/22/2016
 2010
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Review 10 for Pete's Sunset Grille
Overall rating 
3 / 5
(Good) 3 / 5

Food 
4 / 5
(Very Good) 4 / 5
Service 
5 / 5
(Outstanding) 5 / 5
Ambiance 
3 / 5
(Good) 3 / 5
Noise Level
4 / 3
Energetic
Dined on 1/19/2016
 2011
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Review 11 for Pete's Sunset Grille
Overall rating 
2 / 5
(Fair) 2 / 5

Just Ok

Food 
2 / 5
(Fair) 2 / 5
Service 
2 / 5
(Fair) 2 / 5
Ambiance 
2 / 5
(Fair) 2 / 5
Noise Level
Moderate
Moderate
Value 
2 / 5
(Fair) 2 / 5
"Needed a place to eat before the New Years Eve Jazz venue - wasn't what we thought - it was more like a beachcomer place. Food wasn't that great so not sure we will eat there again."
Dined on 12/31/2014
 2011
Special Features: scenic view, kid-friendly
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Review 12 for Pete's Sunset Grille
Overall rating 
5 / 5
(Outstanding) 5 / 5

Great Time

Food 
5 / 5
(Outstanding) 5 / 5
Service 
5 / 5
(Outstanding) 5 / 5
Ambiance 
5 / 5
(Outstanding) 5 / 5
Noise Level
Energetic
Energetic
"The food was good, and the service was very good, the employees took care of us well, definitely will come back"
Dined on 12/08/2015
 2011
Special Features: good for groups, special occasion, vibrant bar scene, fit for foodies, late-night find
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Review 13 for Pete's Sunset Grille
Overall rating 
3 / 5
(Good) 3 / 5

OpenTable Diner Since
Dined on 11/17/2015
 2007
Dined on 11/17/2015
 2007
Food 
3 / 5
(Good) 3 / 5
Service 
3 / 5
(Good) 3 / 5
Ambiance 
4 / 5
(Very Good) 4 / 5
Noise Level
Quiet
Quiet
Dined on 11/17/2015
 2007
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Review 14 for Pete's Sunset Grille
Overall rating 
3 / 5
(Good) 3 / 5

Nice quiet lunch

Food 
3 / 5
(Good) 3 / 5
Service 
3 / 5
(Good) 3 / 5
Ambiance 
3 / 5
(Good) 3 / 5
Noise Level
Quiet
Quiet
"We dined at Pete's on a slow weekday. Food was prepared well, tasty and filling. We will be back for other dining options in the future."
Dined on 11/05/2015
 2006
Special Features: great for lunch
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Review 15 for Pete's Sunset Grille
Overall rating 
4 / 5
(Very Good) 4 / 5

Food 
3 / 5
(Good) 3 / 5
Service 
4 / 5
(Very Good) 4 / 5
Ambiance 
2 / 5
(Fair) 2 / 5
Noise Level
Quiet
Quiet
Dined on 11/03/2015
 2005
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Review 16 for Pete's Sunset Grille
Overall rating 
5 / 5
(Outstanding) 5 / 5

Food 
5 / 5
(Outstanding) 5 / 5
Service 
5 / 5
(Outstanding) 5 / 5
Ambiance 
5 / 5
(Outstanding) 5 / 5
Noise Level
Quiet
Quiet
Dined on 10/08/2015
 2010
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Review 17 for Pete's Sunset Grille
Overall rating 
5 / 5
(Outstanding) 5 / 5

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OpenTable Diner Since
Dined on 10/11/2014
 2008
Dined on 10/11/2014
 2008
Food 
5 / 5
(Outstanding) 5 / 5
Service 
5 / 5
(Outstanding) 5 / 5
Ambiance 
5 / 5
(Outstanding) 5 / 5
Noise Level
Quiet
Quiet
"Ambience was great"
Dined on 10/11/2014
 2008
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Review 18 for Pete's Sunset Grille
Overall rating 
5 / 5
(Outstanding) 5 / 5

Food 
5 / 5
(Outstanding) 5 / 5
Service 
5 / 5
(Outstanding) 5 / 5
Ambiance 
5 / 5
(Outstanding) 5 / 5
Noise Level
Moderate
Moderate
Dined on 9/09/2015
 2010
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Review 19 for Pete's Sunset Grille
Overall rating 
5 / 5
(Outstanding) 5 / 5

Food 
5 / 5
(Outstanding) 5 / 5
Service 
5 / 5
(Outstanding) 5 / 5
Ambiance 
4 / 5
(Very Good) 4 / 5
Noise Level
Moderate
Moderate
Dined on 8/27/2015
 2010
Special Features: great for lunch, scenic view, great for outdoor dining
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Review 20 for Pete's Sunset Grille
Overall rating 
4 / 5
(Very Good) 4 / 5

Great for laid back meal

Food 
5 / 5
(Outstanding) 5 / 5
Service 
4 / 5
(Very Good) 4 / 5
Ambiance 
5 / 5
(Outstanding) 5 / 5
Noise Level
Quiet
Quiet
"We enjoyed the food, service was a bit slow. Overall great food, good for a relaxed dinning experience."
Dined on 8/05/2015
 2015
Special Features: good for groups, hot spot, great for lunch, scenic view, great for outdoor dining, late-night find
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Review 21 for Pete's Sunset Grille
Overall rating 
5 / 5
(Outstanding) 5 / 5

Food 
5 / 5
(Outstanding) 5 / 5
Service 
4 / 5
(Very Good) 4 / 5
Ambiance 
5 / 5
(Outstanding) 5 / 5
Noise Level
Moderate
Moderate
Dined on 8/05/2015
 2010
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Review 22 for Pete's Sunset Grille
Overall rating 
5 / 5
(Outstanding) 5 / 5

Food 
5 / 5
(Outstanding) 5 / 5
Service 
5 / 5
(Outstanding) 5 / 5
Ambiance 
5 / 5
(Outstanding) 5 / 5
Noise Level
Moderate
Moderate
Dined on 7/16/2015
 2010
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Review 23 for Pete's Sunset Grille
Overall rating 
4 / 5
(Very Good) 4 / 5

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OpenTable Diner Since
Dined on 6/18/2015
 2015
Dined on 6/18/2015
 2015
Food 
4 / 5
(Very Good) 4 / 5
Service 
4 / 5
(Very Good) 4 / 5
Ambiance 
5 / 5
(Outstanding) 5 / 5
Noise Level
Moderate
Moderate
Dined on 6/18/2015
 2015
Special Features: good for groups, great for lunch, great for outdoor dining, kid-friendly
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Review 24 for Pete's Sunset Grille
Overall rating 
5 / 5
(Outstanding) 5 / 5

Food 
5 / 5
(Outstanding) 5 / 5
Service 
5 / 5
(Outstanding) 5 / 5
Ambiance 
4 / 5
(Very Good) 4 / 5
Noise Level
Moderate
Moderate
Dined on 6/02/2015
 2004
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Review 25 for Pete's Sunset Grille
Overall rating 
3 / 5
(Good) 3 / 5

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Dined on 4/26/2015
 2007
Dined on 4/26/2015
 2007
Food 
3 / 5
(Good) 3 / 5
Service 
4 / 5
(Very Good) 4 / 5
Ambiance 
3 / 5
(Good) 3 / 5
Noise Level
Quiet
Quiet
Dined on 4/26/2015
 2007
Special Features: romantic, good for groups, great for brunch, great for lunch, special occasion, great for outdoor dining, fit for foodies, kid-friendly
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Review 26 for Pete's Sunset Grille
Overall rating 
4 / 5
(Very Good) 4 / 5

Great service

Food 
4 / 5
(Very Good) 4 / 5
Service 
5 / 5
(Outstanding) 5 / 5
Ambiance 
4 / 5
(Very Good) 4 / 5
Noise Level
4 / 3
Energetic
"The menu has changed and the restaurant took off my favorite (surfer's stew) item. Some of the changes are nice, some not so great. It's always tough when your favorite items are removed. Glad to see the edamame on the menu still. It's still awesome. The frozen s'mores dessert was amazing."
Dined on 1/19/2015
 2004
Special Features: great for outdoor dining
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Ratings-Only Reviews for Pete's Sunset Grille
Based on the average of (9) ratings-only reviews
Overall 
4 / 5
(Very Good) 4 / 5
3 out of 5 recommend this product
Food 
3.4 / 5
(Very Good) 3.4 / 5
Service 
3.9 / 5
(Very Good) 3.9 / 5
Ambiance 
3.6 / 5
(Very Good) 3.6 / 5
Noise Level
2.1 / 3
Energetic