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La Posta Restaurant

538 Seabright Ave, Santa Cruz, CA 95062-3421
+1 831-457-2782
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  • Excellent56%
  • Very good30%
  • Average6%
  • Poor6%
  • Terrible2%
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Italian, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
538 Seabright Ave, Santa Cruz, CA 95062-3421
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Reviewed 2 May 2016 via mobile

Elegant, creative, and sparkling fresh Italian using seasonal California ingredients. As some other reviewers have pointed out, portions are relatively modest, but we regarded this as a plus, since it gave us the opportunity to share some antipasti and a pasta course before moving on...More

4  Thank Laurel G
Reviewed 25 April 2016

Once again La Posta did not fail. Best Pizza in town as well as other main dishes that are carefully prepared. Potato gnocchi was light and served with stewed oxtail, nettles and gremolata and was delicious.

2  Thank grazia2626
Reviewed 23 April 2016

We dine here once a month, last night with a couple visiting from italy. They loved the food and were impressed by the wine selection, commenting that some of the regional (Piemonte) italian wines are very difficult to find outside of italy...because of limited supply,...More

2  Thank globalsurferSC
Reviewed 2 April 2016

Was just in Santa Cruz and this place was down the street and highly recommended by our Airbnb. This may have been one of our best meals ever! NYC quality. Place has a great vibe/energy and really well put together. The service was outstanding and...More

3  Thank P A
Reviewed 25 March 2016

One of the best meals I have had in Santa Cruz in nearly thirty years. Popular with locals so may be difficult to book a table. Salads from the freshest ingredients. Pizza delicious and thin-crusted. Modestly priced. Excellent wines, including Brunello by the glass. Wish...More

3  Thank RittSq
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
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
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  • Value
Average prices
USD 20 - USD 40
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Dining Style
Casual Dining
Good for
Open Hours
5:00 pm - 8:00 pm
5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
5:00 pm - 9:30 pm
5:00 pm - 9:30 pm
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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