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203 Esplanade, Capitola, CA 95010-3225
+1 831-475-4900
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  • Excellent17%
  • Very good36%
  • Average28%
  • Poor10%
  • Terrible9%
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“brunch” (14 reviews)
“lobster” (15 reviews)
“prime rib” (8 reviews)
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American, Bar, Seafood, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
203 Esplanade, Capitola, CA 95010-3225
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Reviewed 24 August 2016 via mobile

Great place. They had a special on their seafood melt ( crab and shrimp). It was to die for ! We loved the option of sitting outdoors under the umbrellas, and watching the ocean, the beach activity, and the seagulls.

Thank dsugarpine
Reviewed 23 August 2016

We picked this place to meet some friends visiting from NY because it was listed as right on the beach, and sounded like a very California place. Indeed it was - most of the tables are on a deck outside, right by the beach, and...More

Thank Frank S
Reviewed 23 August 2016 via mobile

We liked the food here quite a bit. The view of the beach is unmatched. The only complaint I have, and the reason I gave it four stars, is that the service is just not as good as the rest of the experience. We never...More

Thank loudconsumer
Reviewed 18 August 2016 via mobile

The staff were friendly and helpful. We sat outside to enjoy the sunshine and the view. Service was quick but not hurried. We went on a weekday lunchtime and I would expect this Restaurant is busy at weekends. Enjoyed our Burgers and fries. I would...More

Thank SuzyWP
Reviewed 14 August 2016 via mobile

We were with friends at Capitols and decided to have lunch at Zelda's. The location is great, righ on the beach with a nice view. The burger was good, not the best though. We were happy with the service. It's a good choice in the...More

Thank Marco P
Reviewed 14 August 2016

Food was good. Nothing to rave about - but the location is fantastic, with lots of windows to take in the view.

Thank Kimberly O
Reviewed 12 August 2016 via mobile

We were seated outside with beautiful views. No one came to our table for 15 minutes then waitress realized our presence. We were ready to order drinks and the meal by then. Awesome $15.95 Thursday lobster deal. Our drinks failed to arrive before the meal...More

Thank coryh457
Reviewed 7 August 2016

Was very disappointed in Zeldas. It is a nice location, and right on the beach, but we sat for 15 minutes without even a greeting. I finally went up to a server and asked if they could send our server over as it had been...More

Thank Shanny Bella B
Reviewed 6 August 2016

This was very special night, the last one in Capitola, we wanted to be special and romantic. We got there and they had a great reserved table for us, with the perfect view to the ocean. We had the lobster, OMG! so delicious, very reasonable...More

Thank Lorena A
Reviewed 6 August 2016 via mobile

Quaint little coffee shop. Great tasting coffee. Nice and strong just the way I like it. Wide variety of teas as well. The owner is very nice. When we go back to Capitola we will return for sure.

Thank Colleenthegreat1
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner, Breakfast, After-hours, Drinks
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Highchairs Available
Good for
View, Bar Scene, Child-friendly, Groups, Kids
Open Hours
7:00 am - 2:00 am
7:00 am - 2:00 am
7:00 am - 2:00 am
7:00 am - 2:00 am
7:00 am - 2:00 am
7:00 am - 2:00 am
7:00 am - 2:00 am
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 203 Esplanade, Capitola, CA 95010-3225
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Capitola
  • Phone Number: +1 831-475-4900
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