Restaurants in Santa Cruz
Santa Cruz restaurants are steeped in the organic and farm-to-table movements. Local chefs offer creative and inspired dishes using fresh, local ingredients paired with wines from the Santa Cruz Mountains, known for its world-class pinot noir. Several standout restaurants are located in downtown Santa Cruz, Westside Santa Cruz, Capitola-by-the-Sea and Aptos. Santa Cruz County is home to a wide variety of cuisines including Mexican, Chinese, seafood, BBQ and vegan and vegetarian.
Wine-tasting rooms are located throughout the county, including the popular Corralitos Wine Trail and Santa Cruz Mountains, while several new breweries and taprooms cater to craft beer enthusiasts.
Santa Cruz has an assortment of family-friendly, dog-friendly restaurants and for a fun night out, many restaurants host live music, comedy and karaoke.
Hindquarter Bar & Grille
303 Soquel Ave Santa Cruz CA 95062
"Where the Elite Meat." At Hindquarter Bar & Grille we've made our reputation serving up the finest beef around...
Ideal Bar & Grill
106 Beach St Santa Cruz CA 95060
(831) 423-5271 Make A Reservation
Fun, family friendly dining with a beautiful view of Santa Cruz Main beach and the Municipal Wharf! We offer seating both inside and on our sunny deck…
Stagnaro Bros Restaurant
59 Municipal Wharf Santa Cruz CA 95060
Stagnaro Bros. features a menu with more than 20 different types of fresh seafood every day, as well as pasta dishes, steaks and a children's menu.
The Point Chophouse & Lounge
3326 Portola Dr Santa Cruz CA 95062
(831) 476-2733 Make a Reservation
A Pleasure Point Tradition. Enjoy our delicious take on California comfort food, prime cuts, chops and cocktails.
Severino's Bar & Grill
7500 Old Dominion Ct Aptos CA 95003
Severino's Bar & Grill offers fresh California cuisine in a warm, friendly atmosphere with fabulous views of the Koi pond and cascading waterfall. Enj…
One Seascape Resort Drive Aptos CA 95003
(831) 662-7120 Book a Table
Sanderlings Restaurant, where your dining experience is as spectacular as the view.
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