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Paradise Beach Grille Restaurant

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215 Esplanade, Capitola, CA 95010-3225 (Cliff Drive)
+1 831-476-4900
11:30 am - 11:00 pm
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Palm Springs, California
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67 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

This was recommended by Jacqueline at the by the Monarch Cove Inn. It was wonderful. It was date night so they had a singer from 6-9 and he was very good. Our waitress Jen was very helpful and we went with her choice. The crab filled egg rolls were fabulous with a sweet citrus sauce. The macadadamian nut crusted halibut... More 

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Northern California
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70 reviews
58 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 40 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Met friends and had a very nice lunch. One friend was delayed but our waitress was great it was no issue that we were there a long time before ordering food. The food was very good. We had salads and taco. Loved it all.

Thank Karen12350
Vancouver, WA
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34 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

We tried this place for lunch based on it's rating. I had a cup of Clam Chowder and the Crab Louie. While both were good, they weren't outstanding.

Thank crbVancouver_WA
Portland, Oregon
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83 reviews
55 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

So we went to this restaurant 3 times during our 4 day stay in Capitola. At first it was because it was handy, across the street from our hotel, the Capitola Hotel. We enjoyed it so much we came back. If you sit on the outside patio which we did one evening you have a good view of the charming... More 

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Capitola, California
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3 reviews
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

View is wonderful. Rainy days a fireplace in porch and a cozy place to relax and dine. Essence of Capitola

Thank 73maryjaner
Sacramento, California
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24 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Good food (Macadamia crusted Halibut was amazing!) but the service was slow. We'd still return --- great food always trumps service.

Thank deezeee2
Littleton, Colorado
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18 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Excellent entrees (tried four in two nights) and a long list of desserts. Really, really enjoyed the mixed seafood pasta. Hard to choose a dessert there were so many that sounded terrific.

Thank RealDEBennett
Lafayette, California
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150 reviews
121 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 49 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This restaurant is located in the old part of Capitola which makes parking a challenge. We were late diners, probably the last table served (around 9:00pm). After ordering cocktails, we had the Lettuce Wraps and Louisiana Steak Salad. Both were very good. For dessert, the Key Lime Pie which was excellent. The service is very efficient and friendly. For all... More 

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Foster City, California, USA
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70 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed February 10, 2017

We had a special dinner package from a local hotel and were pleased with our meal and overall service. It took a bit of time to get started, but once the waiter reached us our drinks and food came quickly. The atmosphere was pleasant.

Thank Janet/George
Anchorage, Alaska
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163 reviews
141 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 28 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed January 31, 2017

Came here on a rainy evening for dinner. Had egg rolls, soup, skirt steak tortellini and sugar and spice salmon. The skirt steak was moist with good flavor, however, the tortellini that came with it was pretty overcooked. Our server was pretty slow and the restaurant was not busy.

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$30 - US$30
American, Bar, Seafood, Gluten Free Options
Lunch, Dinner, Late Night
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Television, Highchairs Available
Dining Style
Casual Dining
Good for
Scenic view, Bar scene, Romantic, Large groups, Local cuisine, Special occasions, Families with children
Open Hours
11:30 am - 11:00 pm
11:30 am - 11:00 pm
11:30 am - 11:00 pm
11:30 am - 11:00 pm
11:30 am - 11:00 pm
11:30 am - 11:00 pm
11:30 am - 11:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 215 Esplanade, Capitola, CA 95010-3225
    (Cliff Drive)
  • Public Transportation: Please check the Santa Cruz Metro website http://www.scmtd.com/
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Capitola
  • Phone Number: +1 831-476-4900
Located on the water in Capitola Village, Paradise Beach Grille is the perfect place to enjoy lunch with a view or to finish a perfect day on the beach. We feature a contemporary menu with a Pacific Rim flare. Enjoy our famous Coconut Prawns appetizer, followed by either a Fresh From Hawaii seafood entree, or a Prime Natural cut of Beef. Choose from our extensive wine list, featuring many local Santa Cruz Mountain wineries, or choose from one of our many beers on tap. Whatever your pleasure, you are welcome with us in Paradise!

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?