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Treat your taste buds: Explore Santa Cruz restaurants

Santa Cruz Restaurants

la Posta
1. la Posta
4.7
1530 reviews
$$$$
Italian | Santa CruzBooked 7 times todayBianca is the best! The Tuesday night deal is perfect for a nice date night out without breaking the bank.
Hollins House - Pasatiempo Golf Club
2. Hollins House - Pasatiempo Golf Club
4.7
413 reviews
$$$$
Californian | Santa CruzThis place is the best kept secret for an excellent dining experience! The food is delicious and presented in a very appealing way. The view from the dining room is beautiful especially with a full moon rising. We sat by the fireplace and enjoyed an evening with family.
Suda
3. Suda
4.6
124 reviews
$$$$
American | Santa CruzThe food was great! Just know if you order “small plates” the portions are large.
Alderwood Santa Cruz
4. Alderwood Santa Cruz
4.6
29 reviews
$$$$
Contemporary American | Santa CruzBooked 11 times todayBest restaurant in Santa Cruz easily. Amazing menu, great service, all the food we had was top notch.
Vino Locale - Santa Cruz
5. Vino Locale - Santa Cruz
4.6
11 reviews
$$$$
Tapas / Small Plates | Santa CruzFantastic staff and space, good finger food and great wines. This is one of our new favorite places.
Soif Wine Bar Restaurant
6. Soif Wine Bar Restaurant
4.5
810 reviews
$$$$
Contemporary American | Santa CruzBooked 16 times todayThe food and the service at Soif are outstanding. Love the extensive wine list and the thoughtful approach to food preparation. We love eating here!
Jack O'Neill Restaurant & Lounge
7. Jack O'Neill Restaurant & Lounge
4.3
1030 reviews
$$$$
Contemporary American | Santa CruzBooked 9 times todayOnly comment, food portions for the pasta were huge . . . perhaps a bit more appealing if not so much food on the plate. Love the restaurant, service was awesome and the food terrific.
Back Nine Grill & Bar
8. Back Nine Grill & Bar
4.4
99 reviews
$$$$
Californian | Santa CruzBooked 4 times todayServer was very attentive. Food was fantastic. Noise level was alittle too high. Quickly become our "go to" restaurant!!
Mozaic - Santa Cruz
9. Mozaic - Santa Cruz
4.3
298 reviews
$$$$
Mediterranean | Santa CruzWe went with friends for New Years Eve dinner -- excellent food + service, but quite noisy! Several vegetarian/vegan options, including the hummus and veggie shish kebab which were very good.
Oswald
10. Oswald
4.2
1176 reviews
$$$$
Contemporary American | Santa CruzBooked 7 times todayNew Years Eve prix fixe dinner was perfect for us! We enjoyed the festive atmosphere, good service and delicious food and drinks. Especially enjoyed the crab fettuccini! Very happy we picked Oswald’s for our last dinner of the year.
Pearl of the Ocean
11. Pearl of the Ocean
3.9
94 reviews
$$$$
Indian | Santa CruzWe all enjoyed our meals. The mushroom curry was especially delicious as was the salmon and the lamb. CHT Ayoma Wilen continues to provide delicious food.
Woodstock's Pizza - Santa Cruz
12. Woodstock's Pizza - Santa Cruz
4.6
21 reviews
$$$$
Pizzeria | Santa CruzGreat for large parties. Service was over expectation with restaurant being busy. Everyone was on top of it and very courteous.
The Water Street Grill
13. The Water Street Grill
4.1
119 reviews
$$$$
American | Santa CruzBooked 5 times todayFirst time and we will be back! The place is small and close tables so conversation is mingled with other people but its ok. There are so many choices so you are bound to find something to eat. The description is not always what you get but I would try again because it was good. My husband loved...
Splash!
14. Splash!
4.1
58 reviews
$$$$
Seafood | Santa CruzI enjoyed the crabcake burger special and their Alfredo is on par with my own
Ideal Bar & Grill
15. Ideal Bar & Grill
4.1
162 reviews
$$$$
Californian | Santa CruzWe usually have Thanksgiving or Xmas dinner at the Ideal. This year it was Xmas. The choices were very good. Lobster and prime rib and more. We had a reservation for the first time and were seated by the window. Dinner and drinks excellent We will be back for sure

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