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Aquarius - Dream Inn

175 W Cliff Dr, Santa Cruz, CA 95060-5438
+1 831-460-5012
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  • Excellent41%
  • Very good37%
  • Average13%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible4%
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American, Seafood
$$ - $$$
175 W Cliff Dr, Santa Cruz, CA 95060-5438
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Reviewed 26 March 2017 via mobile

Loved every course- clam chowder, old fashioned cocktail, classic chicken Caesar, and frozen Nutella cheesecake. The view of the ocean was superb and the wait staff very friendly and accommodating! I'll come back for sure 😉

Thank Ann T
Reviewed 17 March 2017

Went with friends for a night out. Had really good service. Food...2 of us ordered beet salad and added salmon. I have to say that it was some of the best salmon I have had at a restaurant. The salad was great! Others had sea...More

Thank Jackie L
Reviewed 27 February 2017

I think a set menu is not what they are the best at. I only had ONE item as a vegetarian to chose from. The Goat Cheese ravioli. It was OK, not made with LOVE…. The service was good. The view is great. The Creme...More

Thank Squeekie
Reviewed 27 February 2017

Stayed at Dream Inn and had breakfast at Aquarius one morning. The food was delicious. The server was not attentive and we had to wait a long time to ask for condiments and to receive our check.

Thank casa1234
Reviewed 14 February 2017 via mobile

This place was amazing. The food was spectacular. I had the best steak I've ever eaten in my life. My fiancé enjoyed his burger, but agreed the steak was wonderful. The place looks super fancy, but the staff is very approachable and personable. We will...More

Thank PunkyL
Reviewed 19 January 2017 via mobile

I ate their on my girl friend birthday with her two siaters. It was very nice. You can eat in the bar or the dinning room. Great soup, mac n cheese, salad, bread and butter. I will go back to try their steak dinner dinner...More

Thank Joan J
Reviewed 18 January 2017

we ate there with friends recently....three ordered the prime rib....i got salmon....we have all had these entrees before.....we each had 2 drinks....but the bill was $300....so we will choose to eat in the bar the next time.....the prime rib is a generous portion, but we...More

Thank laura g
Reviewed 29 December 2016

Cold outside and our car loaded with Christmas presents, we appreciated the valet parking service. Our family of four-- which includes two adult college age daughters were impressed with the floor to ceiling windows of the modern space and our window table that overlooked the...More

Thank seizetheday212
Reviewed 17 November 2016

Ordered room service. The Farmer's Market Wrap was listed as a wrap containing grilled veggies, vine-ripened tomatoes, & avocado, & served with fries. The fries were exactly like McDonald's fries--portion size large. The wrap was completely bland. The filling was 90% lettuce/salad mix, & 10%...More

Thank DanaJ0
Reviewed 3 November 2016

We love staying at the Dream Inn and we love having the Clam Chowder and Sourdough bread everytime we go there (we go about 7 nights a year)...Wednsday October 26th or 27th....cant remember the exact date...Got a seat and was greeted by the Server (young...More

Thank Amber S
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Questions & AnswersAsk a question
Lurker L
Can i have breakfast at aquarious charged to my room?
24 February 2017|
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Response from rbashaw | Property representative |
Yes, absolutely. We also offer in-room dining if you prefer to have breakfast while enjoying the view from your balcony!
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
USD 30 - USD 60
Brunch, Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Validated Parking, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Valet Parking, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Highchairs Available
Dining Style
Casual Elegant
Good for
Romantic, Child-friendly, Special Occasion Dining, Bar Scene, Kids, View, Business meetings, Local cuisine
Open Hours
07:00 - 22:00
07:00 - 22:00
07:00 - 22:00
07:00 - 22:00
07:00 - 22:00
07:00 - 22:00
07:00 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 175 W Cliff Dr, Santa Cruz, CA 95060-5438
    (Bay Street)
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Santa Cruz
  • Phone Number: +1 831-460-5012
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