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Paradise Beach Grille - Permanently Closed

4.4
4.4
166 Reviews
$30 and under
American

Located on the water in Capitola Village, Paradise Beach Grille is the perfect place to enjoy lunch or dinner with a view, after a 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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Menu

White Wines

    Chardonnay

    • Alfaro "A" Estate

      • Bottle$32.00
      • Glass$9.00
    • Au Bon Climat

      • Bottle$36.00
      • Glass$10.00
    • Cakebread

      • Bottle$75.00
    • Chalk Hill

      • Bottle$38.00
      • Glass$10.00
    • Frank Family Vineyard

      • Bottle$55.00
    • Kendall Jackson - Reserve

      • Bottle$28.00
      • Glass$8.00
    • Kendall Jackson, 1/2 Bottle Reserve

      • Bottle$15.00
    • La Crema

      • Bottle$34.00
      • Glass$9.50
    • Landmark - Overlook

      • Bottle$32.00
      • Glass$9.00
    • Paradise Beach Grille

      • Bottle$25.00
      • Glass$7.50
    • Rodney Strong, Chalk Hill

      • Bottle$30.00
      • Glass$8.50
    • Rombauer

      • Bottle$65.00
      • Glass$17.00
    • Storrs

      • Bottle$55.00
      • Glass$15.00
    • Testarossa - Santa Lucia Highlands

      • Bottle$40.00
      • Glass$11.00
    • ZD

      • Bottle$70.00

    Rose'

    • Baileyana - Rose of Pinot Noir

      • Bottle$38.00
      • Glass$12.00
    • Saved "Magic Maker" rose

      • Bottle$28.00
      • Glass$9.00

    Sauvignon Blanc

    • Joel Gott

      • Bottle$22.00
    • La Honda

      • Bottle$36.00
      • Glass$10.00
    • Morgan

      • Bottle$28.00
      • Glass$8.50
    • Stags Leap Wine Cellars

      • Bottle$49.00

    White Zinfandel

    • Stonebarn

      • Bottle$24.00
      • Glass$7.00

    Pinot Grigio

    • C.K. Mondavi

      • Bottle$24.00
      • Glass$7.00
    • Macmurray Ranch, Sonoma Coast

      • Bottle$30.00
      • Glass$8.00

    Unique Whites

    • Ferrari Carano Fume Blanc

      • Bottle$28.00
      • Glass$8.00
    • Grgich Hill Fume Blanc

      • Bottle$55.00
    • Grgich Hill Fume Blanc 1/2 Bottle

      • Bottle$28.00
    • Pine Ridge Chenin ~ Viognier

      • Bottle$35.00
      • Glass$10.00
    • Wente Riverbank Reisling

      • Bottle$30.00
      • Glass$8.00

    Champagnes

    • Gloria Ferrer Brut

      • Bottle$35.00
      • Glass$10.00
    • Kenwood, Split

      • Bottle$7.00
    • Moet & Chandon Imperial

      • Bottle$80.00
    • Mumm - Brut Prestige

      • Bottle$29.00
      • Glass$8.00
    • Nicolas Feuillatte Brut "Nicky Foo" Mini Split

      • Bottle$18.00
    • Perrier Jouet

      • Bottle$170.00
    • Piper Heidsieck - Brut

      • Split$30.00
    • Ruffino Prosecco

      • Bottle$24.00
      • Glass$9.00
    • Schramsberg - Blanc de Blanc

      • Bottle$55.00
    • Taittinger - Brut

      • Bottle$65.00

    Red Wines

      Cabernet Sauvignon

      • Black Stallion

        • Bottle$45.00
      • Burrell School Dean's List

        • Bottle$60.00
      • Burrell School Old School

        • Bottle$40.00
      • Caymus

        • Bottle$140.00
      • Chimmney Rock - Staggs Leap District

        • Bottle$130.00
      • Daou - Paso Robles

        • Bottle$38.00
        • Glass$12.00
      • Foxglove

        • Bottle$36.00
        • Glass$10.00
      • Frank Family Vineyard

        • Bottle$85.00
      • Grgich Hills - Estate

        • Bottle$90.00
      • Groth - Oakville

        • Bottle$110.00
      • Heitz Cellars

        • Bottle$80.00
      • Hess Estate Allomi

        • Bottle$55.00
      • Imagery

        • Bottle$30.00
        • Glass$12.00
      • Jordan

        • Bottle$90.00
      • Joseph Phelps

        • Bottle$105.00
      • Justin

        • Bottle$50.00
        • Glass$14.00
      • Kenwood ~ Artist Series

        • Bottle$75.00
        • Glass$19.00
      • Lancaster Estate

        • Bottle$80.00
      • Martin Ranch - JD Hurley

        • Bottle$35.00
        • Glass$10.00
      • Mt Veder

        • Bottle$60.00
      • Paradise Beach Grille

        • Bottle$26.00
        • Glass$7.50
      • Robert Mondavi

        • Bottle$38.00
      • Rodney Strong

        • Bottle$30.00
        • Glass$8.50
      • Silver Oak - Alexander Valley

        • Bottle$105.00
      • Soquel Vineyard - Partners Reserve - Napa

        • Bottle$75.00
      • Stags Leap - Artemis

        • Bottle$80.00
      • ZD - California

        • Bottle$95.00

      Pinot Noir

      • Alfaro "A" Estate

        • Bottle$32.00
        • Glass$9.00
      • Alfaro - Gary's Vineyard

        • Bottle$60.00
      • Armida - Gap's Crown

        • Bottle$60.00
        • Glass$16.00
      • Armida Russian River

        • Bottle$45.00
        • Glass$12.00
      • Belle Glos

        • Bottle$75.00
      • Carmel Road

        • Bottle$36.00
        • Glass$10.00
      • Cuvaison

        • Bottle$57.00
      • Garnet

        • Bottle$28.00
        • Glass$9.00
      • Gary Farrell

        • Bottle$75.00
      • La Crema

        • Bottle$45.00
        • Glass$12.00
      • Laetietia - Reserve

        • Bottle$55.00
      • Meiomi

        • Bottle$40.00
        • Glass$11.00
      • Soquel Vineyards - Partner's Reserve Estate

        • Bottle$40.00
        • Glass$11.00
      • Testarossa

        • Bottle$44.00
        • Glass$12.00
      • Windy Oaks, Santa Cruz Mountains

        • Bottle$38.00
        • Glass$12.00
      • ZD, Carneros

        • Bottle$75.00

      Zinfandel

      • Alfaro - Old Vine Gimelli Family

        • Bottle$38.00
        • Glass$10.00
      • Armida Maple Zinfandel

        • Bottle$48.00
        • Glass$14.00
      • Frank Family Vineyard

        • Bottle$58.00
      • Macchia - Mischievous

        • Bottle$36.00
        • Glass$9.50
      • Ridge - 3 Valley

        • Bottle$45.00
      • Ridge Geyserville

        • 1/2 Bottle$30.00
      • Rombauer

        • Bottle$58.00
        • Glass$15.00
      • Rosenblum

        • Bottle$39.00
        • Glass$11.00

      Syrah & Petite Syrah

      • Morgan - Syrah

        • Bottle$38.00
        • Glass$10.00

      Merlot

      • Burrell School

        • Bottle$38.00
        • Glass$10.00
      • Castle Rock

        • Bottle$20.00
        • Glass$7.00

      Blends

      • Burrell School Valedictorian

        • Bottle$75.00
      • Charles Krug - Generations

        • Bottle$80.00
      • Chateau St. Jean - Cing Cepages

        • Bottle$85.00
      • Cinnabar Mercury Rising

        • Bottle$35.00
        • Glass$9.50
      • Dueling Pistols

        • Bottle$75.00
      • Justin - Isosceles Meritage

        • Bottle$90.00
      • Prisoner

        • Bottle$65.00

      Unique Reds

      • Burrell School Cabernet Franc

        • Bottle$55.00
      • Martin Ranch ~ Malbec

        • Bottle$48.00
        • Glass$13.00
      • Martin Ranch ~ Sangiovese

        • Bottle$44.00
        • Glass$13.00
      • Robert Mondavi ~ Cab Franc Tokolon Vineyard

        • Bottle$55.00

      Dessert Wines

      • Burrell School Probation "Late Harvest Zin"

        • Glass$9.00
      • Graham's Malvedos 15 Year

        • Glass$16.00
      • Graham's Tawny Port 10 Year

        • Glass$12.00
      • Graham's Six Grapes

        • Glass$8.00
      • Harvey's Bristol Cream

        • Glass$8.00
      • Lange Twins - Moscato

        • Glass$7.00
      • Navarro Vineyard - Gewurztraminer

        • Glass$15.00
      • Navarro Vineyard - Muscat Blanc

        • Glass$15.00
      • Sandeman Founder's Reserve

        • Glass$12.00

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      What 166 people are saying

      Overall ratings and reviews

      4.4
      4.4 based on recent ratings
      • 4.3Food
      • 4.4Service
      • 4.4Ambience
      • 4.2Value

      NoiseModerate

      95% of people would recommend it to a friend

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      1. MT

        2MuchTWO

        San Francisco

        11 reviews

        5.0

        11 reviews

        Dined on January 2, 2020

        overall5food5service5ambience5

        It was a beautiful beach day and I really enjoyed my salad with salmon. Everyone at my table enjoyed tier food. And service was excellent.

      2. SM

        SusanM

        San Francisco

        26 reviews

        vip
        4.0

        26 reviews

        Dined on October 25, 2019

        overall4food4service4ambience4

        Great food and views. A fun place to enjoy friends.

      3. OT

        OpenTable Diner

        San Francisco

        3 reviews

        4.0

        3 reviews

        Dined on October 8, 2019

        overall4food3service4ambience4

        (Monday) Wife & I plus our 5yr old. We were sat outside on the back patio during the early evening sunset (5:30p). Weather was perfect (last warm day of the year I believe). Crayons and coloring paper kept him busy, and the service seemed fast and correct. Staff all looked presentable and the surf & turf was good. We both added a starch to bulk up the meal as it only came with vegetables. Overall, we ate a perfect time, as the restaurant filled up just as we finished eating and headed out. So overall we had a good memorable dining experience.

      4. OT

        OpenTable Diner

        Los Angeles

        1 review

        5.0

        1 review

        Dined on September 20, 2019

        overall5food5service5ambience5

        Awesome! Shelly is the BEST!!!!

      5. KD

        KarenD

        Atlanta

        11 reviews

        5.0

        11 reviews

        Dined on September 18, 2019

        overall5food5service5ambience5

        Reunited with old friend

      6. p

        patandmike

        San Francisco

        3 reviews

        vip
        4.0

        3 reviews

        Dined on August 29, 2019

        overall4food5service5ambience5

        best place to eat in capitola, great food and wine, great view

      7. f

        foodiemom

        Los Angeles

        2 reviews

        5.0

        2 reviews

        Dined on August 26, 2019

        overall5food5service5ambience5

        We had a wonderful experience! Lovely views from our table on the patio, our server was friendly and answered all of our questions, manager checked on us to make sure we were having a great time. I had the lobster fettuccine and my daughter had the ribs. Every thing was perfect - definitely will be back!

      8. f

        foodie

        San Francisco

        26 reviews

        vip
        4.0

        26 reviews

        Dined on August 22, 2019

        overall4food3service3ambience4

        Of the half dozen restaurants on scenic Capitola Esplanade Paradise Grille is one of the top two. They have an extensive menu with plenty of variety, and a good cocktail and wine list. The handful of prized outdoor seats are not comfortable but is right on the Soquel Creek rivers end with photographable views of the beach. Indoor seating is pleasant but noisy. Our server was pleasant and the food was good by tourist dining standards. The bread was stale and my clams were swimming in butter instead of wine broth but still tasty. As locals, this is a place we take out of town guests but not a regular dining spot for us. We recommend parking in the large city lot several blocks away and walking down to the village.

      9. JB

        JosephB

        1 review

        4.0

        1 review

        Dined on August 21, 2019

        overall4food3service5ambience3

        No cloth napkins . Food too spicy not mentioned by server. Upgrade lunch menu.

      10. KS

        KeithandSalliAnne

        San Francisco

        5 reviews

        5.0

        5 reviews

        Dined on August 11, 2019

        overall5food5service5ambience5

        We thoroughly enjoyed our meal and experience at the Paradise Beach Grille. The service was attentive, food was delicious and atmosphere was beautiful.

      11. K

        Karen914

        Sacramento

        4 reviews

        5.0

        4 reviews

        Dined on August 2, 2019

        overall5food5service5ambience5

        The food is fantastic and loves the live music by Alex Lucero.

      12. CD

        CaptainDennis

        Central Coast

        3 reviews

        4.0

        3 reviews

        Dined on July 14, 2019

        overall4food5service5ambience3

        The server, Brigette, was outstanding; she was excellent. The bussers were attentive. The steak was cooked perfectly and the jumbo prawns were good. The presentation was visually pleasing. Overall we were impressed with this casual seaside restaurant.

      13. AB

        AmandaB

        San Francisco

        1 review

        5.0

        1 review

        Dined on July 14, 2019

        overall5food5service5ambience5

        The nut crusted mahi mahi was fabulous. I go with my dad and it allows for perfect memories.

      14. K

        Kathy

        San Francisco

        3 reviews

        3.0

        3 reviews

        Dined on July 8, 2019

        overall3food3service5ambience5

        Fish was overcooked. Not value for money service good table was ready in time

      15. LL

        LaurieL

        1 review

        1.0

        1 review

        Dined on July 5, 2019

        overall1food3service1ambience1

        Normally always a first choice for lunch or dinner... love the outside patio, tasty dishes, and overall beach vibe. 4th of July experience however will taint future visits. Unfriendly, rude hostess followed by an ungracious Manager with poor management skills. Hope we lose the bad taste in our mouths so that someday we can come back and enjoy.

      16. h

        heatherc

        San Francisco

        4 reviews

        5.0

        4 reviews

        Dined on June 23, 2019

        overall5food5service5ambience5

        Great location Wonderful Staff Delicious food with a wonderful view

      17. LY

        LarryY

        Sacramento

        31 reviews

        vip
        4.0

        31 reviews

        Dined on June 7, 2019

        overall4food4service5ambience5

        Beautiful view and great food/service

      18. TJ

        TonyJ

        1 review

        3.0

        1 review

        Dined on June 2, 2019

        overall3food3service2ambience3

        This trip was a little disappointing, doubly so as it was my girlfriends birthday. We reserved a table for 5:00 p.m. and were seated outside in the cold away from several heaters that were present. We didn't ask to be outside nor would they accommodate us by seating us inside or near a heater. The food was good but not very enjoyable due to the cold. I had also mentioned the birthday in the reservation hoping they would acknowledge it but they didn't.

      19. DT

        DanTer

        San Francisco

        9 reviews

        5.0

        9 reviews

        Dined on May 12, 2019

        overall5food5service5ambience5

        The sun was shining and we could hear the sound of the waves crashing while eating eggs Benedict on the patio. Perfect!

      20. NF

        NyzjaeF

        Unspecified

        2 reviews

        5.0

        2 reviews

        Dined on April 28, 2019

        overall5food5service5ambience5

        The waitress was so nice and the food was amazing I've been there twice, once for my mother's wedding/birthday and twice for a romantic dinner with my boyfriend. The place is unique and lovely. Worth the drive from San Jose to Capitola, would definitely recommend it. 😊

      21. MS

        MimiS

        Los Angeles

        1 review

        4.0

        1 review

        Dined on April 24, 2019

        overall4food4service3ambience4

        We enjoyed a lovely meal on the patio with a beautiful view of the ocean. The food was quite tasty and the portions more than adequate. Our server was very gracious. The only caveat is that parking is quite limited in that area, and we had to drive a bit to find a place up on a side street, so give yourself time for that.

      22. f

        foodbuff

        San Francisco

        12 reviews

        4.0

        12 reviews

        Dined on April 24, 2019

        overall4food5service5ambience5

        Really enjoyed a delicious lunch on a beautiful day! We were seated in a prime spot on the patio as requested. Service was excellent and we never felt rushed. The fish tacos were wonderful. The restaurant is a little pricey, but definitely worth it.

      23. CL

        CarolL

        San Francisco

        1 review

        5.0

        1 review

        Dined on April 16, 2019

        overall5food5service5ambience5

        Our meals were excellent, my daughter LOVES your chicken marsala! We ordered cho moose for dessert and were asked if we wanted to share? Not knowing how BIG they were we said no.....and each left half of that wonderful :-( Thank you!

      24. RA

        RichardA

        New York Area

        4 reviews

        vip
        3.0

        4 reviews

        Dined on April 13, 2019

        overall3food5service2ambience5

        Nice table we'd reserved one outside and got good seats. The downside? Why have an appetizers menu if you're going to bring them out at the same time as the entrees??? Also cheese on the kids pasta without asking? The word 'dairy allergy' springs to mind. Nice but we'd think twice about going again. $19 starter not a problem, $19 starter as the same time as the entree? Major problem!

      25. MV

        MaryV

        1 review

        5.0

        1 review

        Dined on March 25, 2019

        overall5food5service5ambience5

        Excellent service and food. So many items to choose from

      26. JS

        JosephS

        1 review

        5.0

        1 review

        Dined on March 20, 2019

        overall5food5service5ambience5

        Always an excellent dinning experience. Thank you for being comsistent with service & food quality.

      27. OT

        OpenTable Diner

        San Francisco

        35 reviews

        vip
        2.0

        35 reviews

        Dined on March 16, 2019

        overall2food1service3ambience2

        Cute beachfront restaurant with flash frozen fried foods and subpar oyster on the half shell. Get drinks. Avoid food. Enjoy hanging out with retired folks.

      28. OT

        OpenTable Diner

        San Francisco

        2 reviews

        vip
        5.0

        2 reviews

        Dined on March 14, 2019

        overall5food4service5ambience5

        It’s was very nice. Servers were friendly. Cozy atmosphere.

      29. F

        Foxes

        Central Coast

        3 reviews

        5.0

        3 reviews

        Dined on March 14, 2019

        overall5food5service5ambience5

        Great food, great atmosphere, friendly staff and great location!

      30. OT

        OpenTable Diner

        San Francisco

        5 reviews

        4.0

        5 reviews

        Dined on February 27, 2019

        overall4food3service4ambience4

        Good was good but the NY steak was smothered by an aggressive sauce full of tomatoes. Wouldn’t be my first choice but will likely return to try filet.

      31. B

        Brenda

        Central Coast

        7 reviews

        vip
        5.0

        7 reviews

        Dined on February 16, 2019

        overall5food5service5ambience4

        The food and presentation was very good and our service was excellent. The only thing is the noise level gets high when all tables are full. Our overall experience was wonderful.

      32. B

        Banana

        San Francisco

        18 reviews

        vip
        4.0

        18 reviews

        Dined on February 10, 2019

        overall4food5service5ambience4

        Great food, service & view! Everyone agreed the french fries are the best!

      33. BC

        BobConsulter

        San Francisco

        33 reviews

        5.0

        33 reviews

        Dined on January 27, 2019

        overall5food5service4ambience5

        It is always better to be at the Paradise Beach Grille on a beautiful day, and then be privileged to sit on the patio, watching the beach and Venetian Court. My companion and I had prawns, she the Coconut Prawns and I the Haleakala Lava Flow Prawns. Both were excellent (we swapped around). As you might guess, the ambience was excellent, and the service was also excellent. A special note for the bar tender, who told us the prior name of the restaurant, Edgewater. Historian of the day!

      34. LB

        LeilaB

        Manchester

        16 reviews

        4.0

        16 reviews

        Dined on January 2, 2019

        overall4food4service5ambience4

        We had such a lovely meal here. I booked via email with Alexia the manager who came back to me promptly and who was most helpful in assisting with our booking and request. We asked to sit outside on the patio which was lovely. The evening was a bit chilly so we moved around a bit till we found a warm spot under the heat lamps and the staff were most accommodating with this. Nothing was too much trouble for them. We had a lovely view of the creek and it was a really relaxing atmosphere and cosy. The food was delicious and the service excellent. This was a perfect way to end our day especially as the customer service was outstanding, all the staff made us feel so welcome and were so friendly and nice.

      35. KC

        KathleenC

        1 review

        3.0

        1 review

        Dined on December 30, 2018

        overall3food3service3ambience4

        Espresso machine broken and the fish special was not! They “forgot” to order it in but it was printed on the Saturday evening specials. $25-30 entrees should have got their ordering right. We were on the deck and the heaters were not strong enough to keep us warm. Despite the gaffs I had a great time with my peeps. It was good but not a home run.

      36. OT

        OpenTable Diner

        San Francisco

        5 reviews

        5.0

        5 reviews

        Dined on December 27, 2018

        overall5food5service5ambience5

        Paradise is a go to place for a nice meal. You always know you’re going to get great service and food!

      37. OT

        OpenTable Diner

        San Francisco

        6 reviews

        5.0

        6 reviews

        Dined on December 23, 2018

        overall5food4service5ambience5

        Brought the entire clan for Christmas dinner. Food, service, and decor was A+ as always!

      38. CC

        ChrisC

        San Francisco

        5 reviews

        4.0

        5 reviews

        Dined on November 13, 2018

        overall4food3service5ambience4

        Went to Capitola for a nice lunch with a friend and our Moms. Paradise Grille is in a great, central location in Capitola. The ambience of was nice. There was great outdoor seating with views and heaters. The bathroom had an unusual smell to it. The food was well priced but moderate in flavor.

      39. D

        Denise

        Sacramento

        9 reviews

        5.0

        9 reviews

        Dined on November 8, 2018

        overall5food5service5ambience5

        Nice quiet dinner setting. I had the filet and lobster special for $30 and it was delicious! I will be back!!!

      40. EL

        EllenL

        San Francisco

        2 reviews

        5.0

        2 reviews

        Dined on September 27, 2018

        overall5food4service5ambience5

        Thoroughly enjoyed our dinner and wine at Paradise Beach Grille, and the service was excellent!

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