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Dharma's Restaurant

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4250 Capitola Rd, Capitola, CA 95010-3538
+1 831-462-1717
08:00 - 21:00
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Prior Lake, Minnesota
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93 reviews
44 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 38 helpful votes
Reviewed 15 December 2015

Dharma's is a nice restaurant to visit -- I took my visiting-from-out-of-town vegetarian friend there Saturday night and she was very happy with her meal. We both ordered the Bo Thai plate, hers with brown rice and mine with rice noodles. Lots of veggies and tofu in a mildly spicy peanut sauce. The restaurant has a counter rather than table... More 

Thank EliseAnnW
Santa Cruz, California
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307 reviews
112 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 133 helpful votes
Reviewed 13 December 2015

If you are into healthy eating, this is the place! I loved the tempeh burgers and so much else on the menu. This isn't a restaurant where you will be served, but it doesn't matter, as the same table configuration makes this a real restaurant, though you order at a 'window' and they call your name when the meal is... More 

Thank Judybookdoc
Santa Cruz, CA
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30 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed 11 December 2015

This vegetarian restaurant has it all: Vegan, gluten free, and dairy free available. With lots of choices, this vegetarian restaurant has something for everyone--from home made vege burgers to pizza to Thai and Indian vegetarian dishes. It's a great place!

Thank Susan K
San Dimas, California
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21 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
Reviewed 16 November 2015

Dharma's has an extensive menu, especially many choices for vegetarians and healthy-minded diners! The portions are ridiculously large! Already planning a second visit.

1 Thank stuftbear
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26 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
Reviewed 15 November 2015 via mobile

Extensive menu with wide variety of choices Very generous portions The kind of restaurant where you want to bring family and friends Predictably good and consistent

Thank Gloria S
Santa Cruz, California
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40 reviews
29 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 November 2015

It's difficult, even in our town, to find healthful, organic food in a restaurant. Dharma's offers a great selection of vegetarian and vegan options that will satisfy anyone...including our no-greens, carnivore friend. I love the gardeners salad with honey miso dressing. The small size is plenty big enough and delicious and nutritious. My husband always gets the pasta con pesto.... More 

1 Thank KCKlein
Santa Cruz, CA
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10 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
Reviewed 17 October 2015

Vegetarian fans of breakfast, rejoice, for you have found the temple of the tofu scramble. The Greek Scramble is my favorite (tofu, greek olives, spinach, sundried tomatoes, feta cheese, with a side of home fries and toast) but really, you can't go wrong. Dharma's also makes a killer tofu breakfast burrito Prices are a little on the high side, so... More 

1 Thank JuliaSC
Santa Cruz, CA
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32 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
Reviewed 30 September 2015

Dharma's offers vegetarian and vegan food. I've often thought that it's pretty pricey for a meal but the portions are generous and I always come home with leftovers. They often offer Groupons and if you sign up for their emails they send weekly $6 coupons to be used on orders over $25. On a recent visit I had the Bo... More 

Thank Connie M
Cambria, CA
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44 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 40 helpful votes
Reviewed 29 September 2015

Our grand daughter is a vegan and she took us here when we visited her and her sister at UC Santa Cruz. The food was pretty good and huge portions. I also picked up and very cool t-shirt for $16.

1 Thank Chippysgt
Montreal, Canada
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50 reviews
31 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 40 helpful votes
Reviewed 20 August 2015

Small burrito was huge! Vegan burrito was gigantic! Fake bacon BLT was enormous! People, you don't need to eat a huge serving just because it's vegetarian! If you are a normal person, get one dish and share it with a friend. The food is bland, filling and very heavy on dairy for the non-vegan dishes.

Thank montrealdoula

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
USD 4 - USD 15
American, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids, Groups, Cheap Eats
Open Hours
08:00 - 21:00
08:00 - 21:00
08:00 - 21:00
08:00 - 21:00
08:00 - 21:00
08:00 - 21:00
08:00 - 21:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 4250 Capitola Rd, Capitola, CA 95010-3538
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Capitola
  • Phone Number: +1 831-462-1717

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?