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Hollins House - Pasatiempo Golf Club
Hollins House - Pasatiempo Golf Club

Hollins House - Pasatiempo Golf Club Details

  • Dining Style: Casual Elegant
  • Website: http://www.thehollinshouse.com/
  • Email: sstengaard@pasatiempo.com
  • Phone: (831) 459-9177
  • Hours of Operation:

    Happy Hour: 4:00pm-6:00pm
    Dinner: Tuesday-Saturday 5:00pm-9:00pm
  • Payment Options: AMEX, MasterCard, Visa
  • Cuisine: Californian, Fusion / Eclectic
  • Executive Chef: John Paul Lechtenberg
  • Dress Code: Casual Dress
  • Accepts Walk-Ins: No
  • Additional Details: Banquet/Private Rooms, Bar Dining, Bar/Lounge, Beer, Dancing, Farm to Table, Fireplace, Full Bar, Gluten-free Menu, Happy Hour, Non-Smoking Restaurant, Patio/Outdoor Dining, Personal wines welcome, Personal wines welcome (corkage fee applies), Private Room, Smoking Area, Smoking Area (patio only), Takeout, View, Wheelchair Access, Wine
  • Private Party Facilities: We have a private room with a fabulous view and fireplace that comfortably seats 20.
  • Private Party Contact: Margy Seifert (831) 431-3231

Getting there

  • Cross Street: Hwy 17
  • Parking: Street Parking
  • Parking Details: Private Lot
A word from Hollins House - Pasatiempo Golf Club
Hollins House Restaurant is conveniently located on the Pasatiempo Golf Club Property. There is not a more spectacular setting or view in all of Santa Cruz. Atmosphere, view, location, food, service...we have it all
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  • Diners' Choice WinnerBest Overall
  • Diners' Choice WinnerBest Ambiance
  • Diners' Choice WinnerBest Food
Diner Reviews
  • "We love what the chef, and staff, are doing here...! We've dined twice here in the last month, and every dish, every bite just has love and care, and creativity in them ! Best French onion soup I've ever had ; smooth and creamy, and completely unlike the sharp liquid-and-heavy-cheese thing you often are served... Epic beet salad, with goat cheese mousse ; Also, new manager, and waitstaff, that brings a fresh attitude towards what is, still, a refined dining area."
    Dined on 4/8/2014
  • "I went with a group. We had previously been there and had a wonderful time and meal. This time the meal was delicious but something was off. The bartender was tossing lemons in the air and some ended up on the wrong side of the bar, near our table. The waiter was very sweet and mostly attentive but it seemed that each server had too many tables to serve. The menu had changed since our last visit and we were disappointed that some of the old dishes were missing. The banana fosters was good, but the apple dish that comes in the martini glass was not good (we all agreed). My friend was upset that some of the old staff she was familiar with were gone - this made a difference to us. Most said they would not return. FYI our bill was $500.00"
    Dined on 4/2/2014
  • "So wonderful to have you back and at the Hollins House, a great location."
    Dined on 4/4/2014
  • "The food was delicious from appetizers to dessert. It was a dining experience we will always cherish and plan to return. The only thing I would suggest is maybe a few more options on the menu."
    Dined on 3/20/2014
  • "I found Hollins House on the santacruz.org website and booked a reservation for Saturday night. The entrance to the restaurant is actually in the back and is also the location of the Tap Room. As I had made the reservation for 6:30 I thought it odd that we were the only people there, but for a group sitting over by the bar. I ordered the Prime Rib, my mother ordered the sand dabs. The food was excellent, the server was very attentive, and the view was spectacular. My main complaint was the wedding reception going on right next door that was, as to be expected, playing loud music. So, if you go, call ahead to find out if there is a reception or other party going on. Otherwise, enjoy the food and the view."
    Dined on 3/1/2014
  • "This place is a hidden gem. It's rarely crowded, has quiet ambience and good food with a view."
    Dined on 2/22/2014
  • "We were very much hoping for a really special dining experience, after hearing so much about the place, we sat in the bar area tables. The beef stroganoff which I had was ok at best my friend didn't like his and did not finish, his wife had a filet which she said was chewy, My wife had the salmon and said it was the best she's had in awhile. The service was terrible we had to keep asking people not our waiter for things like bread and more drinks also we had 3 different wait people bring us our food with very large waiting times in between. The restaurant was only half full."
    Dined on 2/21/2014
  • "It is always a pleasure to dine in this beautiful historic home. We have been coming here for years and it is such a treat to look down across the golf course to the ocean, watch the winter sunset and chose from the excellent wine list. The meat, fish, and vegetarian dishes are not run-of-the-mill. We particularly enjoyed our salmon dish."
    Dined on 2/20/2014
  • "Months ago he promised a seasonal new menu. That was before Thanksgiving 2013. Where is it? It has been the same menu for over a year. We are very frequent customers but are looking for new places to go as we have had just about everything on the tired menu. I do have to admit that he did add Pizza's to the menu which we are huge fans. So is the same for many other diners. But enough!!"
    Dined on 2/20/2014
  • "I've dined at Hollins House a few times over 20 years. The ambiance is formal. With the very high ceilings and brighter lighting, you can't call it intimate, but there's no doubt you're in a classy restaurant. The view is spectacular, actually better than Chaminade. The food is certainly better than Chaminade. We were impressed by the main courses. My dessert was supposed to be a blueberry turnover, but the blueberries were overwhelmed by red raspberries (evidently used as filler); however, the homemade vanilla ice cream was to die for. Service was earnest, but spotty. A second glass of wine was forgotten and the water server carefully avoided our area of the room - these are things that are easily fixed."
    Dined on 2/15/2014
  • "The Hollins House has a classy, historical, elegant ambience. The food is really wonderful and the view of the Monterey Bay is beautiful."
    Dined on 2/14/2014
  • "Been coming to Hollins House for over 30 years for both corporate and personal functions.....always a place of value and caters to the dinner guests with a high level of quality......very enjoyable......"
    Dined on 2/7/2014
  • "We are never disappointed in Hollins House. The food is exquisite, the presentation note-worthy, the service attentive, and the views spectacular. My dining companion and I both had beef dishes, and we were so pleased with the flavor and tenderness of the beef. The sauces on our appetizer and dinner plates were perfectly seasoned and reduced. Our only complaint was that the appetizer was not presented with a serving spoon, and we had to wait for our waiter to ask for one."
    Dined on 2/6/2014
  • "Hollins House always has five star food; they change the menu from time to time so nothing gets stale and they always have incredible specials. We are always surprised that they aren't busier--I think many of the locals think of it as a special venue for weddings and forget that they are a "regular" restaurant as well. We have never had a bad meal, have always had fantastic service, the view is breath taking, and you don't have to get all dressed up (but don't wear flip-flops, either. It's a classy joint!). The Hollins House is a true gem!"
    Dined on 2/6/2014
  • "Hollins house is my neighborhood restaurant. The staff is always outstanding and the food is wonderful. We meet many of our neighbors when we dine there. This is a very special place with a great view and wonderful people."
    Dined on 1/8/2014
  • "New Year's Eve dinner was awesome. Limited menu but everything on the menu looked fantastic. The service was great. For the quality on the food, the prices were reasonable."
    Dined on 12/31/2013
  • "We have always enjoyed Hollins House dining. It's a beautiful setting with great food and excellent service. In fact, we had our rehearsal dinner there 37 years ago and always remember the restaurant with positive feelings."
    Dined on 12/28/2013
  • "It was a perfect evening! Great food - fabulous atmosphere- superior server, Keoki!"
    Dined on 12/11/2013
  • "Food was excellent and a great value. Wait staff were friendly and efficient."
    Dined on 11/23/2013
  • "I really like the fine dining in a more relaxed setting. Definitely an older crowd scene. Beautiful view above the golf course and ocean in the distance. Fabulous for dining outside in summer or even Easter. I prefer tables in bar with a fireplace, the dining room has a large ballroom feeling, ok for weddings. The oysters Rockefeller are delicious, and potatoes dauphinois to die for."
    Dined on 11/21/2013
  • "Our group of four had a delightful evening. Great food in an atmosphere where we could talk easily and enjoy the view. Our waitress, Alice, was very, very good!"
    Dined on 11/15/2013
  • "Hollin's House is favorite restaurant in Santa Cruz for a special dinners, or dinner with a few friends. The food is always good, the safe wonderful, and the view either from the patio, the tap room, or the dinning room window as the sun is setting and the lights down in the city are beginning to twinkle against the darkness of night."
    Dined on 10/31/2013
  • "Our book club met for a special meeting...Hollins House is gorgeous, beautiful views, great sunsets, and the food and staff were top notch. Our servers went out of their way to make us feel special and to meet our requests. I would highly recommend and would go back. We made the noise level "energetic"."
    Dined on 10/29/2013
  • "By far the best restaurant in Santa Cruz for your dining or special event."
    Dined on 10/25/2013
  • "The staff was very attentive, the food was great. Had filet mignon done perfectly. Had Oysters and clams. Beautiful ocean view on a clear day."
    Dined on 10/25/2013