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Wharf House Restaurant

1400 Wharf Rd, Ste B, Capitola, CA 95010-3370
+1 831-476-3534
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  • Excellent39%
  • Very good27%
  • Average22%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible10%
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“clam chowder” (8 reviews)
“linguine” (4 reviews)
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American, Bar, Seafood, Pub
$$ - $$$
1400 Wharf Rd, Ste B, Capitola, CA 95010-3370
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

A bit of a walk out on the pier but the clam chowder is awesome. The décor is really nautical and interesting.

Thank beezyk
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Above this restaurant at the end of the historic Capitola Wharf lies the Wharf House. This review is focused on the spring through fall live music playing on the deck atop the restaurant overlooking the Capitola Village and Monterey Bay surrounding, as opposed to the...More

Thank RonCentralCA
Reviewed 3 May 2018

Food is average, bread was a little stale, and pasta was overdone. The portions are generous so you won't leave hungry. That's good. Atmosphere is kind of cool with lots of vintage nautical gear and sea shells, glass buoys, nets, diving suit, etc. Prices are...More

Thank Rosemary C
Reviewed 27 April 2018 via mobile

Great find in lovely quiet seaside town At the end of the wharf Shuts down lunch at 3pm Fish of the day , fish and chips Caesar crab salad all very good Lovely friendly waitress Would go again without a doubt

Thank ChilternRugby
Reviewed 12 February 2018

I like to go to local restaurants and this one was a pleasant surprise. It is located at the end of the short Capitol wharf. You have to park in town, at metered parking, then walk out to the restaurant. I loved the nautical theme....More

Thank Loren05
Reviewed 3 February 2018

We always come here when visiting our kids. Couples get away. Stayed at the Venetian so short walk up the pier to restaurant. Excellent service, food, atmosphere, view of Ocean. Great Mimosas lol 😉😉

Thank MJ H
Reviewed 30 September 2017 via mobile

We had a late lunch on a Monday. Martinis and beers were excellent. So were the fish tacos made with some great grilled, fresh fish. Some of the best clam chowder I have ever eaten! Fantastic view. Our waitress was very nice and attentive.

Thank foodattorney
Reviewed 11 September 2017 via mobile

The restaurant we've never visited, we've only been to the upstairs with the live music and ordered food from there. The outdoor area is a lot of fun and can be loud with the live band, but we've always had a good time and the...More

Thank YogaGirl201550
Reviewed 9 August 2017 via mobile

Beautiful day for sitting outside in a covered patio looking at the ocean. The server, however, was quick, rude, and the food was along time in coming when the plAce wasn't crowded. Outside but a high noise level

Thank pauliefromthenorth
Reviewed 20 July 2017

Colorful and friendly staff and patrons, make this restaurant the place to pick in Capitola! From the bar choices, to the local food, this eating establishment is a must see! Stroll down the peer and join for their music on their top deck! This is...More

Thank Nikki M
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Response from Carol S | Reviewed this property |
In addition to other places mentioned, there are two town lots--one off Monterey Ave and one off Capitola Avenue.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
American, Bar, Seafood, Pub
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids
Open Hours
8:00 am - 9:00 pm
8:00 am - 9:00 pm
8:00 am - 9:00 pm
8:00 am - 9:00 pm
8:00 am - 9:00 pm
8:00 am - 10:00 pm
8:00 am - 10:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1400 Wharf Rd, Ste B, Capitola, CA 95010-3370
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Capitola
  • Phone Number: +1 831-476-3534
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