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Paradise Beach Grille

215 Esplanade, Capitola, CA 95010-3225
+1 831-476-4900
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Overview
  • Excellent53%
  • Very good33%
  • Average10%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible2%
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CUISINES
American, Bar, Seafood, Gluten Free Options, Vegetarian Friendly
PRICE
$$ - $$$
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Service
Food
Value
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LOCATION
215 Esplanade, Capitola, CA 95010-3225
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Reviewed 3 days ago

A friend suggested visiting Capitola, so we used TripAdvisor reviews (thanks!) to choose this restaurant for lunch. Parking was a complete nightmare, but the restaurant is very cute, surrounded by more cute shops. We sat out on the patio, and had a view overlooking Soquel...More

Thank BethanieKay
Reviewed 5 days ago

We didn't know where to eat in Capitola and just walked into this restaurant - what a great find! We had a great table inside and the food was amazing. My husband had the ribs, I had the halibut special and both were so good....More

Thank surreycatlover
Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

I have been thinking if there is any reason at all not to give PBG a five star rating. I can't think of one. The food is outstanding. The bartenders are some of the best I have ever had make me a cocktail. The staff...More

Thank AdventureMonkey12
Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

This is such a great little restaurant that we have visited twice in one week. The first time we had four adults and three kids, and the second time we had a party of 12 with six adults and six kids. The kids' meals come...More

Thank Myswede
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

My wife and I liked the menu to we decided to have drinks and dinner there. Sat outside on a beautiful day and enjoyed the extraordinary menu and wine list. Staff was quick and helpful, even giving me a little background on the restaurant. My...More

Thank Alan M
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We had two appetizers and a salad. The avocado Tower was great as was the coconut shrimp. We sat on the deck and it was a perfect evening.

Thank Nancy W
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Stopped by on a Saturday night. Ate on the patio. My fault for not bringing a jacket. It got a bit chilly towards the end. About 9 PM. If there was a heater in my area it would have been perfect. Even at night the...More

Thank Jrivvy
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

outdoor patio has views that are unbeatable. Very accomodating for multiple food sensitivities. Best cup of coffee I've ever had!

Thank Bex98040
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Casual and beach by day, and with dimmed lights and extensive gourmet menu at night, this place has you covered. Yummy appetizers with delightful sauces, huge apple, walnut and Gorgonzola salad, and $30 and up entrees. Hubby had cup of French onion soup and crab...More

Thank NJHBNH
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

It's about the bar, as previous places were at this location. Food reasonably good though a bit on the pricier side (it is located in the village with view of the bay). Try the coconut shrimp have been their standard appetizer go-to. Spunky service. Paradise...More

Thank RonCentralCA
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Bonnie T
16 July 2015|
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Response from Julie T | Reviewed this property |
It's right on the Esplanade that runs along the beach. You can't miss it!
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Average prices
USD 30 - USD 30
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Takeout, Television
Dining Style
Casual Dining
Good for
Bar Scene, Special Occasion Dining, Local cuisine, Child-friendly, Kids, View, Groups, Romantic
Open Hours
Sunday
11:30 am - 11:00 pm
Monday
11:30 am - 11:00 pm
Tuesday
11:30 am - 11:00 pm
Wednesday
11:30 am - 11:00 pm
Thursday
11:30 am - 11:00 pm
Friday
11:30 am - 11:00 pm
Saturday
11:30 am - 11:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 215 Esplanade, Capitola, CA 95010-3225
    (Cliff Drive)
  • Public Transportation: Please check the Santa Cruz Metro website http://www.scmtd.com/
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Capitola
  • Phone Number: +1 831-476-4900
  • E-mail
Description
Located on the water in Capitola Village, Paradise Beach Grille is the perfect place to enjoy lunch with a view or to finish a perfect 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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