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La Posta Restaurant

538 Seabright Ave, Santa Cruz, CA 95062-3421
+1 831-457-2782
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  • Excellent57%
  • Very good31%
  • Average5%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible2%
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“pasta” (17 reviews)
“antipasti” (4 reviews)
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Italian, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
538 Seabright Ave, Santa Cruz, CA 95062-3421
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21 - 30 of 103 reviews

Reviewed 24 January 2016

Tonight was our third dining experience at La Posta. It was exceptional. The menu is the traditional Italian menu of Antipasti, Primi, Secondi, etc. Being not that schooled in how to order and so that we didn't order too much, we asked our server and...More

3  Thank ed o
Reviewed 30 December 2015 via mobile

Had a wonderful, tasty meal at La Posta this evening with friends. Everything was very good, and the service was flawless. Compliments!

4  Thank pickygrrl
Reviewed 19 November 2015

La Posta was highly recommended by the clerk at our B & B. She had recommended another restaurant the night before and we LOVED it. I would say everything about La Posta was just average, except the prices were very high for the serving size....More

Thank BDD_11_12
Reviewed 6 October 2015

We went there twice during our stay. The choices are limited because they cook seasonal foods. However the plates that we chose were excellent made, great ingredients and very savory, really Italian style (I grew up with an Italian mom). We made reservations as suggested...More

4  Thank eli d
Reviewed 5 October 2015

Sat at the bar for dinner at La Posta and really enjoyed my meal. I ordered several antipasti and wine while my husband ordered pizza and our son had their lamb. We were all quite satisfied with our meal. I would recommend it for sure.

3  Thank grazia2626
Reviewed 1 October 2015

This is simply the best restaurant in the Santa Cruz area. We went there last night with two friends and had the Mint Stracciatella for dessert. Made with fresh mint, it will make you swear off store-bought chocolate mint ice cream for the rest of...More

3  Thank Caliber01
Reviewed 27 September 2015

All of the food was delicious and the waitress was super helpful. Highly recommend reservations and check out the Tuesday night special if you can. It's a little bit spendy and you won't leave feeling gorged, but that's not necessarily a bad thing. Terrific pastas...More

3  Thank cheesehead44
Reviewed 11 September 2015 via mobile

This restaurant is a place to linger over exquisite, carefully prepared food. The main course and pasta selection is small (three main courses, three pasta, gnocchi, daily pasta special), but very delicious. I had grilled fish with an assortment of vegetables that had been roasted...More

3  Thank Judy D
Reviewed 10 September 2015 via mobile

Service: The server was super nice, I really liked the way she knew exactly when to ask if we needed something and letting us be. Food: First time trying italian food. Margarita pizza was amazing and it was Tuesday night so you got a pizza...More

2  Thank Jocelyn B
Reviewed 28 August 2015

We went to La Posta for our 25th wedding anniversary dinner. when we arrived, the manager tried to seat us at this tiny table butted up on side of the bar. I felt like I was putting her out by asking for a better table,...More

Thank Grb51
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
USD 20 - USD 40
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol
Dining Style
Casual Dining
Good for
Romantic, Child-friendly
Open Hours
17:00 - 20:00
17:00 - 21:00
17:00 - 21:00
17:00 - 21:00
17:00 - 21:30
17:00 - 21:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 538 Seabright Ave, Santa Cruz, CA 95062-3421
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Santa Cruz
  • Phone Number: +1 831-457-2782
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