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Restaurants in Capitola

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Avenue Cafe 427 Capitola Ave, Capitola
Avenue Cafe
American • $$

Avenue Cafe

427 Capitola Ave, Capitola, CA 95010

Delicious and good service. Cozy space in a great part of town. I've had a few of the Benedict's and have always been really satisfied. Golden &...

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East End Gastropub 1501 41st Ave Suite I, Capitola
East End Gastropub
Beer Bar • $$

East End Gastropub

1501 41st Ave Suite I, Capitola, CA 95010

Love this place! In a weird little strip mall place but the moment you enter you can’t regret it! Great food, awesome prices, friendly staff, great happy...

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  • Superb210 Reviews4.5
Reef Dog Deli 311 Capitola Ave, Capitola
Reef Dog Deli
Deli

Reef Dog Deli

311 Capitola Ave, Capitola, CA 95062

Right away, looking at the menu, we could tell it was a chef-owned restaurant. Turns out, the owner trained and taught at the Culinary Institute of America....

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  • Superb84 Reviews4.8
San Marcos Charquito Tacos y Tortas 718 Capitola Ave, Capitola
San Marcos Charquito Tacos y Tortas
Mexican • $

San Marcos Charquito Tacos y Tortas

718 Capitola Ave, Capitola, CA 95010

A off the beaten path , a real little gem ,mom and pop operation, with great handmade tortillas, and great home cooked taco, burritos .Mexican cuisine .Outdoor...

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  • Superb201 Reviews4.5
Mijo's Taqueria 200 Monterey Ave #2, Capitola
Mijo's Taqueria
Mexican • $

Mijo's Taqueria

200 Monterey Ave #2, Capitola, CA 95010

Amazing food for such a great price! Ordered the mijo burrito with al pastor and Baja fried fish taco with chips and salsa. Tried all their medium salsas,...

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  • Superb192 Reviews4.5
Gayle's Bakery & Rosticceria 504 Bay Ave, Capitola
Gayle's Bakery & Rosticceria
Custom Cakes • $$

Gayle's Bakery & Rosticceria

504 Bay Ave, Capitola, CA 95010

This is becoming one of my favorite lunch stops when we are in the area. I love the chicken salad sandwich on a croissant. The pastries are fresh and high...

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  • Superb322 Reviews4.4
iCrave 1601 41st Ave, Capitola
iCrave
Creperies • $

iCrave

1601 41st Ave, Capitola, CA 95010

3 fruit crepe with vanilla ice cream 9/10! Very cute hole-in-the wall shop that is family owned. You see the owners in action making the crepes to order and...

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  • Superb163 Reviews4.5
Left Coast Sausage Worx 107 San Jose Ave, Capitola
Left Coast Sausage Worx
Hot Dogs • $

Left Coast Sausage Worx

107 San Jose Ave, Capitola, CA 95010

Wow super cool staff and great hot dogs a little piece of paradise on a small corner. I had the footlong and the polish dog which the bun was perfect am not...

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  • Superb81 Reviews4.7
Roux Dat Cajun Creole 3555 Clares St Suite G, Capitola
Roux Dat Cajun Creole
Cajun/Creole • $$

Roux Dat Cajun Creole

3555 Clares St Suite G, Capitola, CA 95010

stopped by roux dat on christmas eve while driving home from monterey! reviews seemed promising and haven't ate creole/cajun food in a very long time, so...

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  • Superb219 Reviews4.4
Trestles Restaurant 316 Capitola Ave, Capitola
Trestles Restaurant
American

Trestles Restaurant

316 Capitola Ave, Capitola, CA 95010

I love Capitola and Trestles is a great addition to the dining scene. We decided to spend a night at The Depot in early Sept. I found Trestles on Yelp because...

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  • Superb58 Reviews4.8
Caruso's Tuscan Cuisine 115 San Jose Ave, Capitola
Caruso's Tuscan Cuisine
Italian • $$

Caruso's Tuscan Cuisine

115 San Jose Ave, Capitola, CA 95010

My daughter and I had dinner at Caruso's last night. She had a really good lasagne that is usually sold out because it's so good. I had the gnocchi...

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  • Superb162 Reviews4.4
Margaritaville 231 Esplanade, Capitola
Margaritaville
Seafood • $$

Margaritaville

231 Esplanade, Capitola, CA 95010

My wife and I came here during our first visit to Capitola. The food was awesome and Cheyenne, our waitress, provided great service--She was attentive, very...

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  • Superb332 Reviews4.3
LittleKoe's Beach Bites 115 San Jose Ave Suite H, Capitola
LittleKoe's Beach Bites
Health Food

LittleKoe's Beach Bites

115 San Jose Ave Suite H, Capitola, CA 95010

Loved this place! Lots of great, fresh options made to order. Very unique menu which was a nice break from the usual beachside restaurants with burgers, pasta...

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  • Superb41 Reviews4.8
Naka Sushi 1200 41st Ave, Capitola
Naka Sushi
Sushi • $$

Naka Sushi

1200 41st Ave, Capitola, CA 95010

Hi everybody I just want you to know that naka, the best sushi in the USA is open on Christmas Eve , Friday the 24th and closed on Saturday the 25th. Naka is...

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  • Superb129 Reviews4.3
Miyako Japanese Restaurant 1820 41st Ave G, Capitola
Miyako Japanese Restaurant
Japanese • $$

Miyako Japanese Restaurant

1820 41st Ave G, Capitola, CA 95010

This is the only sushi place in Santa Cruz that has incredible service consistently and great food. The restaurant is clean, the staff is incredibly nice and...

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  • Superb123 Reviews4.3

American Restaurants

American in Capitola
Avenue Cafe 427 Capitola Ave, Capitola
Avenue Cafe
American • $$

Avenue Cafe

427 Capitola Ave, Capitola, CA 95010

Delicious and good service. Cozy space in a great part of town. I've had a few of the Benedict's and have always been really satisfied. Golden &...

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  • Superb223 Reviews4.6
Trestles Restaurant 316 Capitola Ave, Capitola
Trestles Restaurant
American

Trestles Restaurant

316 Capitola Ave, Capitola, CA 95010

I love Capitola and Trestles is a great addition to the dining scene. We decided to spend a night at The Depot in early Sept. I found Trestles on Yelp because...

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  • Superb58 Reviews4.8
Wharf House Restaurant 1400 Wharf Rd, Capitola
Wharf House Restaurant
American • $$

Wharf House Restaurant

1400 Wharf Rd, Capitola, CA 95010

Love the interior setting and the location of this place. It's at the end of the boardwalk with vast views of the ocean. Downside was that the boardwalk...

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  • Good164 Reviews3.9

Pizza Restaurants

Pizza in Capitola
Pizza My Heart 2180 41st Ave, Capitola
Pizza My Heart
Pizza • $

Pizza My Heart

2180 41st Ave, Capitola, CA 95010

Another fantastic Pizza My Heart location. Besides great pizzas and salads, they also have the most awesome soda machine! Many favors and selections to choose...

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  • Good239 Reviews4.2
Pizza My Heart 209 Esplanade, Capitola
Pizza My Heart
Pizza • $

Pizza My Heart

209 Esplanade, Capitola, CA 95010

One thing I like about pizza my heart is that they're pretty consistent. Love their garlicky Big Sur topping and super veggie topping. It was crowded and...

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  • Good185 Reviews4.1
Village Host Pizza & Grill 819 Bay Ave, Capitola
Village Host Pizza & Grill
Pizza • $$

Village Host Pizza & Grill

819 Bay Ave, Capitola, CA 95010

4.5 stars. Really good pizza. Perfect amount of sauce and toppings. Bread was cooked just right and was super tasty. Had the pepperoni pizza and garlic chips...

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  • Good115 Reviews4.1

Mexican Restaurants

Mexican in Capitola
San Marcos Charquito Tacos y Tortas 718 Capitola Ave, Capitola
San Marcos Charquito Tacos y Tortas
Mexican • $

San Marcos Charquito Tacos y Tortas

718 Capitola Ave, Capitola, CA 95010

A off the beaten path , a real little gem ,mom and pop operation, with great handmade tortillas, and great home cooked taco, burritos .Mexican cuisine .Outdoor...

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  • Superb201 Reviews4.5
Mijo's Taqueria 200 Monterey Ave #2, Capitola
Mijo's Taqueria
Mexican • $

Mijo's Taqueria

200 Monterey Ave #2, Capitola, CA 95010

Amazing food for such a great price! Ordered the mijo burrito with al pastor and Baja fried fish taco with chips and salsa. Tried all their medium salsas,...

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  • Superb192 Reviews4.5
Tacos Moreno 3 201 Esplanade, Capitola
Tacos Moreno 3
Mexican

Tacos Moreno 3

201 Esplanade, Capitola, CA 95010

The chicken nachos were fire!! The asada burrito was bomb! Perfectly seasoned and the portions were perfect. At least 2 people can share the nachos. The...

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  • Good65 Reviews4.1

Seafood Restaurants

Seafood in Capitola
Margaritaville 231 Esplanade, Capitola
Margaritaville
Seafood • $$

Margaritaville

231 Esplanade, Capitola, CA 95010

My wife and I came here during our first visit to Capitola. The food was awesome and Cheyenne, our waitress, provided great service--She was attentive, very...

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  • Superb332 Reviews4.3
Fish Lady 700 Bay Ave, Capitola
Fish Lady
Seafood Markets

Fish Lady

700 Bay Ave, Capitola, CA 95010

Coming from my small community of Bodega Bay finding fresh healthy seafood is plan A always. Family was craving muscles and halibut. Gave the store a call...

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  • Good91 Reviews3.9
Zelda's on the Beach 203 Esplanade, Capitola
Zelda's on the Beach
Seafood • $$

Zelda's on the Beach

203 Esplanade, Capitola, CA 95010

After I was half done with my cappuccino, the barista stopped by and brought me another cap on the house. She said she didn't like how the foam in the...

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  • Good367 Reviews3.8