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Seabright Brewery

$$ - $$$
American, Bar, Pub
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519 Seabright Ave, Ste 107, Santa Cruz, CA 95062-3482
+1 831-426-2739
11:30 - 23:30
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Sun - Sat 11:30 - 23:30
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22 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

My wife and I shared the Tempura beer battered salmon. It was lightly fried with Japanese panko bread crumbs and served with a wasabi tartar sauce and teriyaki garlic chili sauce. the only difference between the salmon bites appetizer ($11.95) and the salmon fish and chips ($13.95) appears to be cole slaw vs. chips. I highly recommend the fries-very good... More 

Thank amybryanterry
Santa Cruz, California
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54 reviews
37 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 January 2017

Stopped into this little spot for some Sunday afternoon beers, burgers and football. Had a decent time hanging out, trying some new beers and meeting new people. But unfortunately the food wasn't as good as the service. The burgers had a frozen and puck like consistency but the fries were tasty! Also would have stayed longer but for some reason... More 

Thank Hondo H
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22 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 December 2016

Nice little local brewery within walking distance to the beach. The food isn't that great and a bit pricey for the selection, but the beer is pretty good.

Thank Dannie H
Santa Cruz, California
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17 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 December 2016

I've been there five or six times - it's only two blocks from my house - and I still don't have much to say. The food's alright, not great. The homebrew's alright, not great (except their Botweiser - their Botweiser's really good). They're located at the seediest, most unattractive spot in the Seabright area. Most of their clientele are dirty... More 

Thank Fyrdraca
Wisconsin Dells, Wisconsin
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18 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 November 2016 via mobile

We have lived in the Bay Area for over 40 years and visited Santa Cruz and Capitola countless times. Our good friend who does the bar service at this establishment recommended we go there. Upon entering around noon on a Saturday we encountered a hostess who was sitting down with such a short dress it hardly covered her. She then... More 

Thank BStrand2013
San Diego
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53 reviews
30 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 26 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 October 2016

I love to visit the Seabright Brewery on the first evening of my regular visit to Santa Cruz. I was delighted to hear that there is a new brewer who keeps the great taste of Blur IPA and Pelican Pale while adding a true variety on their rotating taps. The service is always great and I think the changes have... More 

Thank Halfman1
Roseville, California
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446 reviews
167 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 100 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 October 2016

As little breweries proliferate all over the U.S. we have gone to several. This one in Santa Cruz is a jewel. Very popular, they serve good food and back it up with fine beers. Weather permitting, the big outdoor area is a favorite, and we liked it because it was dog-friendly.

Thank Newsboymac
Citrus Heights, California
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12 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 September 2016

We both had a caeser salad as well as a couple of craft beers. The salad was good and so was the beer. We went at their happy hour and enjoyed some music in the early evening. There is both inside and outside/patio seating. Go at happy hour as the prices are much more reasonable.

Thank Ray H
Acampo, California
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7 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 August 2016

We love sitting outside on their patio and their beer choices. I always get their steamed clams and my husband and I both get their wonderful clam chowder.

Thank mauriej2014
Phoenix, Arizona
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12 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 July 2016

Really nice place, spacious patio (dog and cat friendly!). They make a normal meal a bit classier. Service was great, the server very knowledgable about their beer.

Thank NikkiPhx

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
USD 15
American, Bar, Pub
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi, Takeout, Reservations, Parking Available, Highchairs Available
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly, Bar Scene, Groups
Open Hours
11:30 - 23:30
11:30 - 23:30
11:30 - 23:30
11:30 - 23:30
11:30 - 23:30
11:30 - 23:30
11:30 - 23:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 519 Seabright Ave, Ste 107, Santa Cruz, CA 95062-3482
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Santa Cruz
  • Phone Number: +1 831-426-2739

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