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Restaurants near Santa Cruz Surfing Museum

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23 restaurants available nearby

A photo of la Posta restaurant
4.8
Exceptional(2003)
$$$$
• Italian • Santa Cruz
Booked 27 times today
Select from a menu that features dishes composed of locally sourced ingredients as well as house-made pastas, naturally leavened breads and pizzas from our brick oven. Because we rely on the bounty of the Santa Cruz farming community, our menu changes frequently and features a wide array of specials. La Posta’s all-Italian wine list includes autochthonous varieties from small producers, by-the-glass and by the bottle. La Posta adheres to the Monterey Bay Seafood Watch Program and is a certified City of Santa Cruz Green Business.We are so thankful for the incredible support from our customers and community. We will continue to adjust our service based upon best practices for keeping our staff and community safe.
A photo of Venus Spirits Cocktails & Kitchen | Westside restaurant
4.5
Awesome(427)
$$$$
• Californian • Santa Cruz
Booked 44 times today
Enjoy handcrafted cocktails and food right next to the distillery where our spirits are produced. Indoor, bar and heated patio seating available.Hours: Tuesday to Sunday 4pm to 9pmHappy Hour // Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday 4 -5
A photo of Jack O'Neill Restaurant & Lounge restaurant
4.6
Exceptional(1566)
$$$$
• Contemporary American • Santa Cruz
Booked 12 times today
Jack O’Neill Restaurant and Lounge is Santa Cruz’s best new destination for coastal California cuisine. The approachable and family-friendly vibe at Jack O’Neill Restaurant and Lounge will welcome hotel guests and locals alike.
A photo of Oswald restaurant
4.5
Awesome(1472)
$$$$
• Contemporary American • Santa Cruz
Booked 5 times today
Oswald is a contemporary American restaurant and bar that focuses on the abundance of delicious ingredients found on the central coast of California. Oswald features an eclectic, international wine list and an exciting, seasonal bar program. While the decor is spare and modern, the atmosphere is comfortable and relaxed. Oswald features new art shows every two months. We do have first come tables available in the lounge as well as bar seats.Come by and see if there is a table or seat for you.
A photo of Laili restaurant
4.7
Exceptional(2546)
$$$$
• Mediterranean • Santa Cruz
Booked 9 times today
***** Laili Restaurant is now open for takeout and delivery orders. Wednesday- Saturday, 4pm - 8pm. We will be opening out seating and reservations soon so stay tuned for updates.Rich Mediterranean Flavors with a Unique Afghan Twist in the Heart of Downtown Santa Cruz.Currently taking reservations for dinner only, 7 days a week, from 4pm-8pm.Laili is our expression of love through food and service. We offer a unique menu made up of fusion Afghani Mediterranean items that include kabobs, wraps, flatbreads, pastas, and spiced lamb and chicken dishes as well as delicious vegetarian options.
A photo of Alderwood Santa Cruz restaurant
4.6
Exceptional(504)
$$$$
• Contemporary American • Santa Cruz
Alderwood Santa Cruz is a seasonally-driven restaurant by chef Jeffrey Wall serving coastal, wood-fired cuisine with French undertones. We are inspired by the Central Coast region and its world-renowned farms. Our goal is to bring you a dining experience that blends sophistication and comfort with our unyielding passion for graceful hospitality, and a menu that reflects California’s abundant produce and the best regional purveyors.
A photo of Gabriella Cafe restaurant
4.6
Exceptional(832)
$$$$
• Italian • Santa Cruz
Booked 6 times today
Zagat rated as "OUTSTANDING". Gabriella Cafe is a 50 seat, picturesque and romantic dining experience in downtown Santa Cruz.
A photo of Barceloneta restaurant
4.5
Awesome(50)
$$$$
• Tapas / Small Plates • Santa Cruz
Booked 13 times today
Barceloneta in Downtown Santa Cruz features expertly made paellas, tapas, cocktails, sangria and churros. We pride ourselves on working with local farmers and sourcing specialty foods directly from Spain. Most popular dishes include seafood paella, patatas bravas, jamon croquetas, ibiza hippie salad and harissa ribs. Locals know we have the best vegan and vegetarian options. We are known for freshly juiced cocktails, sangria pitchers, an extensive list of Spanish wines, sherries, vermouths and gins. Diners love our cheery, bright space, open kitchen and bustling bar scene. Owners Brett and Elan Emerson are husband and wife team who previously owned Contigo, San Francisco. They are known for hospitality, authentic service and delicious, memorable dishes.*Winner Best New Restaurant, Best Small Plates, Best Tapas Bar, Best Spanish Restaurant North America*Chef Brett Emerson has been featured in Wall Street Journal, Bon Appetite, Time Out, Financial Times, Via, Plate Magazine and more.
A photo of Cafe Cruz Rosticceria & Bar restaurant
4.7
Exceptional(1609)
$$$$
• Contemporary American • Soquel
Booked 42 times today
Cafe Cruz is a popular and lively local restaurant. We offer casual/fine dining with a full bar, indoor and heated patio dining. Guests enjoy watching the "magic" created in our open copper-backed kitchen each night by our talented team of chefs. Notable features include many locally sourced foods, nightly sustainable seafood specials, and many creative salad and vegetable options. Our innovative pastas and sandwiches are always a hit. Spit-Roasted meats are featured each night, cooked on a french Rotisol rotisserie. The lush garden room can seat larger parties of up to 35. Guests enjoy our warm friendly service, our many seating options, and exceptionally delicious food.
A photo of Ivéta Downtown restaurant
4.6
Exceptional(20)
$$$$
• Italian • Santa Cruz
Booked 5 times today
Cafe Ivéta Downtown is an Italian style bistro in Santa Cruz, CA located within walking distance from the boardwalk. 545 Pacific Ave. Open daily for dinner and weekend brunch.
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