Capitola Dining Guide
Restaurants and Dining Guide | Coffeehouses | Bars and Clubs
Ocean-fresh seafood, an emphasis on natural ingredients, casual atmosphere and an eclectic mix of ethnic cuisines characterize the Central Coast's culinary culture.
1750 Wharf Rd., Capitola, CA; Tel. 831.475.1511.
California Continental. $$-$$$. Prime Rib, steaks, Swordfish and other fresh seafood specials. Dinner Mon-Thu 5-8:45pm ; Fri 5-9:15:45pm; Sat 4-9:45pm; Sun 4-8:45pm; Rock Room Lounge and Pizza Bar opens at 3:30pm daily, 2:30pm on Sundays and serves food until 10pm.
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316 Capitola Ave., Capitola, CA; Tel. 831.464.2608.
Italian. $$$. Satisfying appetizers, generous portions of pasta, abundant entrees, including breast of duck. Tue-Thu, Sun 5-9:30pm. Fri-Sun 5-10pm. Closed Mon.
201 Esplanade, Capitola, CA; Tel. 831.462.1800.
Italian. $$$. Excellent nightly specials like veal piccata and marinated calamari. Skilled service. Dinner Mon-Fri 5-10pm; lunch and dinner Sat-Sun. 11am-10pm.
110 Monterey Ave., Capitola, CA; Tel. 831.475.6544.
California Seafood. $$. Memorable salads and local seafood. Daily 4:30-9:30pm, Fri-Sun 11:30am-10pm.
Miyako Sushi Bar
1820-G 41st Ave., Capitola, CA; Tel. 831.462.5288.
Japanese/sushi. $$. Authentic Asian flavors and reasonable prices. Lunch Mon-Fri 11:30am-2:30pm; dinner Mon-Fri 5-9:30pm, Sat 4:30-9:30pm. Closed Sun.
820 Bay Ave., Capitola, CA; Tel. 831.477.9181.
American grill. $$$. Devoted to freshly grilled and sautéed meats. Fine sauces and generous portions. Dinner daily 5-9pm.
Paradise Beach Grille
215 Esplanade, Capitola, CA; Tel. 831.476.4900.
American. $$. Beautiful decor complements a menu of appetizers and entrees like swordfish and prawns. Sun-Thu 11:30am-10pm, Fri-Sat 11:30am-11pm.
200 Monterey Ave., Capitola, CA; Tel. 831.464.3328.
Japanese. $$. This pretty and welcoming sushi bar serves super-fresh fish in unusual, but well-executed, sushi combinations. Daily noon-9:30pm.
3775 Capitola Rd., Capitola, CA; Tel. 831.464.1818.
Japanese. $ Popular eatery specializes in sushi and tempura. Open daily. Lunch 11:30am-2:30pm; dinner from 5pm.
210 Monterey Ave., #3, Capitola, CA; Tel. 831.479.8985.
Thai. $$. Spicy, satisfying and freshly prepared Thai classics. A cozy, no-frills space. Daily noon-9:30pm. Closed Tue.
Capitola Wharf, Capitola, CA; Tel. 831.476.3534.
American. $$. Fresh seafood, poultry, pasta and steak. Beer and wine. Breakfast and lunch daily 8am-3pm, dinner Sun-Thu 5-9pm, Fri-Sat 5-10pm.