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Kiantis Pizza & Pasta Bar

1100 Pacific Ave, Santa Cruz, CA 95060-4415
+1 831-469-4400
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  • Excellent32%
  • Very good43%
  • Average18%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible3%
Travellers talk about
“calzone” (11 reviews)
“pizza rolls” (4 reviews)
“spicy pasta” (3 reviews)
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Italian, Pizza, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
1100 Pacific Ave, Santa Cruz, CA 95060-4415
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Reviewed 9 September 2017

I took my daughter, her friend and my niece to Santa Cruz to escape the heat. The girl at the front desk of the hotel recommended this place and suggested her favorite dish - the Spicy Pasta - which I ended up getting. We sat...More

Thank The_Travelin_Monkey
Reviewed 7 September 2017

Went there for dinner and enjoyed the great range of choices. The waitress was nice and there was a fun atmosphere, every half hour or so a couple of the cooks and waiters would have a little choreographed dance among the patrons which was fun...More

Thank WassimCornet
Reviewed 15 August 2017

Nice atmosphere and good food. However, the waiter got 2 out-of-four orders incorrect. If he had been less forgetful, the review would have been better.

Thank DC_Padrin0
Reviewed 9 August 2017

Pizza, Pasta, Sandwiches, Calzones, and a few other options, this place has it all. They cater to the most discerning tastes. You can get vegetarian and gluten free options. The pasta and pizza choices were pretty amazing but even if you are pickier than the...More

Thank vegetarianteacher
Reviewed 3 August 2017 via mobile

My entire family has celiacs so Italian isn't something we get to enjoy a lot. But after reading that Kiantis has gluten free options we decided to try it. Their gluten free pizzas (all 3 we ordered) were outstanding! All the toppings tasted fresh, and...More

Thank Amy A
Reviewed 23 July 2017

The place is at a very good location, stopped here for lunch and loved their food, we sat outside and I would recommend sitting outside for the lovely atmosphere. I didn't like the shrimp cocktail, but the rest of our order was great. The pizza...More

Thank Mohammed A
Reviewed 14 July 2017 via mobile

We frequent Kianti's when we are in Santa Cruz. This time the food was fantastic but the service was lacking. This has to be the very first time that I have to say that the servide wasn't great. This isn't going to stop me from...More

Thank Vivdog75
Reviewed 6 July 2017

Had a late night dinner here after taking in a movie. Although it was a bit on chilly side that night, sat out on the patio and our family had a very nice meal. As we came in on the later side, the place was...More

Thank TAGTripAd
Reviewed 7 June 2017

I didn't come on of the the two listed nights, but I've observed. They put on a little dance a couple of times both nights. You have to experience it first hand. Now the review. We came here with a medium size group for lunch....More

Thank timteresa0
Reviewed 27 May 2017 via mobile

Had 10 of us and decided family style would be fun. Pizza was good, water is NOT filtered as they say, or they need to put a new filter in. My mother in law enjoyed her salad, but they did not remove the items she...More

1  Thank themermaidrach
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Amy A
29 July 2017|
Response from Vivdog75 | Reviewed this property |
Yes you can do any pizza gluten free and their is a Kiantis saute that you can order without noodles. Hope this helps
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
USD 15
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Reservations
Good for
Groups, Child-friendly, Kids
Open Hours
10:00 am - 10:00 pm
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
10:00 am - 10:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1100 Pacific Ave, Santa Cruz, CA 95060-4415
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Santa Cruz
  • Phone Number: +1 831-469-4400
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