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$$ - $$$, Seafood,
231 Esplanade, Capitola, CA 95010-3273
+1 831-476-2263
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  • Very good45%
  • Average10%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible4%
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Bar, Seafood, Contemporary, Mexican, Vegetarian Friendly
$$ - $$$
231 Esplanade, Capitola, CA 95010-3273
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Reviewed 11 November 2018

Best mole we've ever eaten! The fish tacos were ok. The views from our table were excellent! Fun place!

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank jsnyde317893
Reviewed 23 October 2018 via mobile

Not with the price of admission. First problem no frozen margaritas. Second problem is they can't get the lies straight l. The Cadillac margaritas suck. You are better off getting actual frozen margaritas at the sand bar and they actual lycare that uoubenkoy it.

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank anniewY6249HS
Reviewed 14 October 2018 via mobile

The perfect place to unwind after a day at the beach surfing. House made chips and very fresh seafood were wonderful. A great cocktail menu that goes way beyond margaritas make this an adventure just for drinks. Snag an outside table on the water for...More

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank msR594UQ
Reviewed 1 October 2018

We enjoyed our meal very much and the service from Jasmine was excellent. She went out of her way to get suggestions from the chef for lower sodium choices for one of our guests and provided great service throughout our visit. We really enjoyed the...More

Date of visit: September 2018
Thank christopherkY9614FN
Reviewed 1 October 2018

We stopped in for margaritas and sat on the deck. As it got cooler, they lit propane heaters that look like lighthouses and handed out blankets. How awesome! The classic margarita is the way to go. The high end frufru ones really aren't as good...More

Date of visit: September 2018
Thank limeadelover
Reviewed 19 September 2018

My daughter to me to Margaritaville on Sunday for a pre birthday brunch, It was amazing the food was delish and the drinks were powerful the day was Great and I really enjoyed the food the drinks and the staff was so friendly.

Date of visit: September 2018
Thank Gladys56
Reviewed 2 September 2018

Request table outside for a wonderful lunch or dinner. Very authentic Mexican food with excellent margaritas of all kinds. Always have great service, too. Make sure to make reservations as they can get very busy with walk ins..

Date of visit: August 2018
Thank Sterling M
Reviewed 31 August 2018

(6 photos) Went here with family and the bill for 7 (6 adults & 1 baby) and the bill was $130! And, we didn't order anything unusual. I would be a little more careful next time about what we order. It is still worth it...More

Date of visit: August 2018
Thank Gil M
Reviewed 20 August 2018

We chose this restaurant for two reasons: Dog friendly and had vegetarian items. We were pleasantly surprised by the good tasting food. The food was tasty but not spicy. We enjoyed it so much we went one day for lunch and another day for dinner....More

Date of visit: August 2018
1  Thank Peggy S
Reviewed 14 August 2018 via mobile

Decent enough food but nothing special. Margarita was OK. The best part of the visit was the nice view (we sat outside) and the friendly service.

Date of visit: August 2018
Thank Tomby1
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
USD 10 - USD 30
Bar, Seafood, Contemporary, Mexican, Vegetarian Friendly
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, Drinks
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Accepts Discover, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Special Occasion Dining, Bar Scene, Child-friendly, View, Kids
Open Hours
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
11:30 am - 9:00 pm
11:30 am - 9:00 pm
11:30 am - 9:00 pm
11:30 am - 9:00 pm
11:30 am - 10:00 pm
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 231 Esplanade, Capitola, CA 95010-3273
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Capitola
  • Phone Number: +1 831-476-2263
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Margaritaville has reopened under new ownership with a new 25 seat bar, service staff and menu. We offer fresh sustainable contemporary Mexican seafood in a first class casual environment with panoramic oceanviews.
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