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1549 41st Ave, Capitola, CA 95010-2914
+1 831-475-0540
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  • Excellent22%
  • Very good7%
  • Average42%
  • Poor22%
  • Terrible7%
5 Aug 2017
“Cool building. Bad service. Subpar food”
6 Sep 2017
“Pancakes 🥞”
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1549 41st Ave, Capitola, CA 95010-2914
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Reviewed 6 September 2017

Love the blueberry pancakes, even good the next day. Waitress was great the food took a little longer. This is a problem in Santa Cruz area, lack of staff, it is a bigger issue. My omelette was good, I always ask for box to take...More

Thank catc0x
Reviewed 6 August 2017

You would think all IHOPS are alike. This one proves that wrong in both good and bad ways. The building itself is cool. i think it must have been a bank or something. Super high ceilings. Very airy. Nicest IHOP I've been to as far...More

Thank James M
Reviewed 26 October 2016 via mobile

This is a classic pancake place. There's nothing special about this place except it's central to 41st avenue and a place during the week you can get in and out of right away.

Thank timteresa0
Reviewed 24 October 2016

Driving along and getting hungry for brunch. Came across this Ihop. This was our third Ihop stop as we traveled along the Pacific Coast Highway route. Once again we found the breakfast made to order and served hot! Our waitress was pleasant. We found that...More

Thank tocman
Reviewed 1 August 2016

This is a place where you want to come with a group of friends with kids. It's known for pancakes, but they're very average. This particular iHOP has very nice servers. Sometimes, I'll go toward the end of the evening and use their wifi while...More

Thank timteresa0
Reviewed 9 July 2016 via mobile

This was our first time at IHOP and it was a total miss. First there was no one standing at the hostess stand and several I mean several staff members passed us by for approximately 10 min! The food was less them great, portion size...More

Thank Mrspalzy
Reviewed 1 November 2015

I was the FIRST customer in the door when this IHOP opened in June, 2009! Having grown up in Southern California where IHOP was everywhere, I always had to go to San Jose, Salinas, or go south to get an IHOP pancake breakfast. I had...More

Thank MaizieAnn
Reviewed 1 September 2015

I would have rated this terrible except the three people with me didn't complain about their meals. IHOP is stuck in the sixties. You can’t get a vegetable there. They put pancake batter in the omelets. Needless to say, no gluten-free options. The menus are...More

Thank 35805Jane_H_11
Reviewed 5 August 2015 via mobile

This is the only IHOP I've been to that doesn't know how to make crunchy bacon. They tried to fix it, and it still wasn't right. I had to get sausage. Other than that, the waitress was nice, and our pancakes and eggs were good....More

Thank Eleanor G
Reviewed 10 November 2014

Nothing wrong with the Capitola IHOP - friendly and decent food. IHOP is just in general a poor value, and when in Monterey Bay, there are so many more better options out there. This is a poor default choice for your dollar.

Thank B Shensky
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Restaurant Details

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Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible
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Open Hours
7:00 am - 10:00 pm
7:00 am - 10:00 pm
7:00 am - 10:00 pm
7:00 am - 10:00 pm
7:00 am - 10:00 pm
7:00 am - 12:00 am
7:00 am - 12:00 am
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1549 41st Ave, Capitola, CA 95010-2914
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Capitola
  • Phone Number: +1 831-475-0540
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