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Palapas Restaurant

) #15 of 51 Restaurants in Aptos ₹₹ - ₹₹₹ Mexican
21 Seascape Vlg, Seascape Boulevard, Aptos, CA 95003-6102
+1 831-662-9000
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  • Excellent37%
  • Very good31%
  • Average17%
  • Poor10%
  • Terrible5%
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11:30 - 14:30All hours
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21 Seascape Vlg, Seascape Boulevard, Aptos, CA 95003-6102
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Reviews (139)
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Fish is delectable the portion good lots of good choices. Chips warm crispy salsa spiced right. Service is very attentive. Views are great. My husband only order Chili Verde so good (no fat )

Thank catc0x
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Awesome views, great service, very attentive staff and good food! There was a bar which I didn't check out, but it had a tv for sports fans. The menu was extensive for Mexican food fans, as well as a good wine and drink list.

Thank Scott R
Reviewed 1 May 2017

As Aptos residents, we go there every once in a while, but it really is just for tourists. Food is typical Mexican fare.

Thank JohnInItaly
Reviewed 3 April 2017 via mobile

I ordered dinner to go, it was the worst food ever. Cold and watery, the taco was so bad I had to throw it away. The entree was watery and cold. The chicken enchiladas tasted like an old fashion TV dinner. I will not be...More

Thank Shaun R
Reviewed 28 March 2017 via mobile

Loved this spot. The service was 👍great. Loved the ocean view from outside patio. I ordered the chicken quesadilla which was the best I've ever had and that's hard to find being I'm Mexican. So definitely two thumbs up. The chips and salsa were on...More

Thank Zenia M
Reviewed 24 March 2017

Had dinner here with nine other people last week. For full disclosure, my favorite cuisine is Mexican so I am a bit biased here. The food was good and the servings were generous. We had a table along a window and the views of the...More

Thank Allen B
Reviewed 20 March 2017

Stopped in for lunch and my husband and I both ordered margaritas and salads. I had the caesar and it was SO overdressed it was almost a soup. The view is nice and the chips and slasa were yummy.

Thank mrsrcruz
Reviewed 15 March 2017 via mobile

The first thing you notice is the bright, airy dining area with really super views of the lovely Monterey Bay. It also has a great deck with tables as well. The wait staff was friendly and took a leisurely approach to the service, which suited...More

Thank Frank E
Reviewed 12 March 2017 via mobile

Every time I go here I tell myself never again. This time was the final straw. Where to begin. We had a party of 10. The service was incredibly slow and the waiter messed up our orders so we all ate about 20 minutes apart....More

Thank Kenda H
Reviewed 10 January 2017

We tried this twice over the long New Year’s weekend, once for dinner and again for cocktails. With a great view going for it, this is a nice spot to unwind; the bar tenders are very good and the pour are healthy. The chips and...More

Thank casilva54
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Bar Scene, Kids, View, Child-friendly, Groups, Special Occasion Dining
Open Hours
11:30 - 22:00
11:30 - 14:30
17:00 - 21:30
11:30 - 14:30
17:00 - 21:30
11:30 - 14:30
17:00 - 21:30
11:30 - 14:30
17:00 - 21:30
11:30 - 14:30
17:00 - 21:30
11:30 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 21 Seascape Vlg, Seascape Boulevard, Aptos, CA 95003-6102
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Aptos
  • Phone Number: +1 831-662-9000
  • E-mail
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