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1549 41st Ave, Capitola, CA 95010-2914
+1 831-475-0540
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07:00 - 00:00
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Sun - Thu 07:00 - 22:00
Fri - Sat 07:00 - 00:00
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Santa Cruz, California
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161 reviews
120 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles 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.

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Thank timteresa0
Grand Island, Nebraska
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41 reviews
27 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 39 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles 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 Ihop's were convenient places to stop in California and never disappointed us. Would stop again... More 

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Thank tocman
Santa Cruz, California
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161 reviews
120 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles 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 I'm drinking some tea with appetizers. It's conveniently located next to the theatres, so if... More 

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Thank timteresa0
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15 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles 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 was small for the price compared to other local restaurants. The waitress rarely came by... More 

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Thank Mrspalzy
Santa Cruz County, CA
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7 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles 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 a feeling that this opening meant more to me than anyone else in Santa Cruz... More 

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Thank MaizieAnn
Chicago, Illinois
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162 reviews
100 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 57 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles 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 sticky. You can’t get just pineapple; you have to pay $2.99 for a small bowl... More 

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Thank 35805Jane_H_11
Oxnard, California
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6 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles 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. Oh, I did have a little bit of shell in my eggs.

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Thank Eleanor G
Ann Arbor, MI
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24 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 26 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles 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.

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Thank B Shensky
Santa Cruz, California
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49 reviews
27 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 October 2014 via mobile

I was here with two other people around 6 p.m. on a Thursday and there was only one person working. It took 15 minutes to get a straw. I had to get up to get creamer and ketchup. The poor dude was totally limping though. I could see the plates piling in the window. Upper management: maybe put another server... More 

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Thank PLJ10
Los Angeles, California
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92 reviews
64 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 September 2014

We were in the area and decided to come to IHOP for breakfast. We love this place. They make really good breakfasts and very fast service. Would definitely come here again if we were in the area.

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    3 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
American
Meals
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Child-friendly, Cheap Eats
Open Hours
Sunday
07:00 - 22:00
Monday
07:00 - 22:00
Tuesday
07:00 - 22:00
Wednesday
07:00 - 22:00
Thursday
07:00 - 22:00
Friday
07:00 - 00:00
Saturday
07:00 - 00:00
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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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?