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1750 Wharf Rd, Capitola, CA 95010-2837
+1 831-475-1511
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  • Excellent65%
  • Very good25%
  • Average7%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible2%
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“prime rib” (66 reviews)
“scallops” (35 reviews)
“lamb” (29 reviews)
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American, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
1750 Wharf Rd, Capitola, CA 95010-2837
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

What a magnificent building and location. In order to get to the restaurant you can either take a old wooden tram down the hillside or you can walk down a series of steps that lead you through a beautifully landscaped hillside. Either way you will...More

Thank dandksmommy
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

The restored vintage cab rolled up in front of the hotel and “Taxi Jeff”, as he introduces himself, greeted us before taking us on the short drive down the hill to The Shadowbrook Restaurant. Upon our arrival at the restaurant, Jeff knew just the right...More

Thank SanDiegoDiversDown
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Gorgeous building in a lovely location. Service was impeccable and attentive. Food was perfect. This is such a wonderful place for a special meal experience.

Thank SimplyBC
Reviewed 12 November 2017

We booked (recommended) for 3 and while we've been here before, we always seem to get seated at the very bottom (nearest the canal which is not bad) but also near the kitchen. Honestly, no noise, and perhaps ideal if you want a spot that...More

Thank AJAhearn
Reviewed 10 November 2017 via mobile

A lovely place for dinner, setting is lovely, food very good, service phenomenal- this restaurant is run the way a business should be run-you won't be disappointed-be sure to make a reservation

Thank Guy046
Reviewed 9 November 2017

Perfect family reunion venue. Delightful private banquet rooms with adjoining patios for appetizers and drinks with views. Outstanding wait staff and service

Thank 3Constance2016
Reviewed 9 November 2017

It is always a pleasure to dine here. We have never been disappointed with anything on the great menu

Thank 417Linda
Reviewed 31 October 2017

This review is for a group dinner -- 32 people. They did a fantastic job with the food and the ambiance just can't be beat. The building and grounds are so interesting to walk around. Really made the whole night special and at a fairly...More

Thank tb911
Reviewed 31 October 2017

We were visiting Capitola and some friends who are locals insisted we join them for dinner at the Shadowbrook. After reading reviews here on TA, I already had it on the list of potential visits, but I had no idea it would be such an...More

1  Thank OldNorCalGuy
Reviewed 24 October 2017

So we have frequented this place many times, but recently we went for dinner and noticed how amazing the Scallops are. The sauce is remarkable. I'd eat that dish every time. Location - Capitola,CA and along the brook. It's quite enchanting , the beauty of...More

Thank vacationperson1
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Response from Janet K | Reviewed this property |
I would call the restaurant.
20 April 2016|
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Response from 427BeatleBob | Reviewed this property |
I usually drive to the restaurant so I am not aware of the car service.
28 June 2015|
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Response from Alan E | Reviewed this property |
I doubt it very much unless it is a seeing eye dog
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
USD 30 - USD 30
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Private Dining, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Dining Style
Casual Elegant
Good for
Business meetings, Child-friendly, Bar Scene, View, Groups, Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining, Romantic
Open Hours
4:30 pm - 8:30 pm
5:00 pm - 8:30 pm
5:00 pm - 8:30 pm
5:00 pm - 8:30 pm
5:00 pm - 8:30 pm
5:00 pm - 8:30 pm
4:30 pm - 9:30 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1750 Wharf Rd, Capitola, CA 95010-2837
    (Capitola Rd.)
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Capitola
  • Phone Number: +1 831-475-1511
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