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Address: 115 San Jose Ave, Capitola, CA 95010-3261
Phone Number: +1 831-251-1901
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Sun 00:00 - 17:00
Mon - Fri 11:00 - 18:00
Sat 23:00 - 00:00
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In the heart of the Capitola Village, just steps away from the shore and...

In the heart of the Capitola Village, just steps away from the shore and mirrored after a European indoor bazaar, Capitola Mercantile offers a diverse selection of one-of-a-kind products and first-rate services, ranging from hand-crafted jewelry and resort wear to artisanal sweets, beauty products, unique seashells, and of course, surf gear. It also houses popular wine bar, Cava, and Italian restaurant, Caruso’s. Sip and savor a glass of wine at Cava Wine Bar. Get a pick-me-up from the aromatic java at Seaside Coffee.

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I used to know the people in buisness there in the 1980's and they have all gone to new york city

well it is capitola by the sea. parking is hard (unles you ride a bike or e- bike /motorcycle like I did. I have worked in this area as a musician. it is a tourist attraction and... read more

3 of 5 bubblesReviewed 2 November 2016
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 November 2016

well it is capitola by the sea. parking is hard (unles you ride a bike or e- bike /motorcycle like I did. I have worked in this area as a musician. it is a tourist attraction and a safe place.

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2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 July 2016 via mobile

This is a very small "mall." There's not much here, although there is a good taffy place. Not a "destination," but really close to the beach.

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Fremont, California
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 December 2015

We returned in December to do some shopping at the Mercantile in downtown Capitola. We went to the taffy store and also the clothes store. Its a cute shopping area, but not a lot of stores to shop at. For the ones we did, we enjoyed so I would rate it average to very good. I've erred on the higher... More 

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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 March 2015

We had quite a nice lunch at the Village Grill & Creamery where I enjoyed my “All Day Burrito” this is 1/3 lb. of ground sirloin or turkey, cheese, hash browns, lettuce, tomato , and onion for $7.50. It was fresh and really stuffed, but packed in a way that it held together and let me eat it. It definitely... More 

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Fremont, California
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 March 2015

On my visit to Capitola I stopped by the Mercantile. There is a taffy shop there that seemed to be doing the best the day I was there. In general, though, I found the Mercantile average. Since I was there midweek my biggest happiness came from finding a parking spot very close by on a very nice sunny day. This... More 

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 July 2010

I use to spend many of my childhood summers walking around the Capitola Mercantile. We just went back to visit this summer June 2010. It is a quite but quaint little town. I love the cool weather and walking around the shops. I live in Miami...and it is not South Beach, Key West, Palm Beach, Fort Lauderdale, etc... But it... More 

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