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Paradise Beach Grille

) #2 of 79 Restaurants in Capitola ₹₹ - ₹₹₹ American, Bar, Seafood
215 Esplanade, Capitola, CA 95010-3225
+1 831-476-4900
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  • Excellent51%
  • Very good34%
  • Average9%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible2%
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American, Bar, Seafood, Gluten Free Options, Vegetarian Friendly
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215 Esplanade, Capitola, CA 95010-3225
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Sit on the outside patio and enjoy the view of the beach and the colorful row houses Capitola is famous for.

Thank janygrl
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Server was excellent. She advised us on ordering for our dietary restrictions. She informed the chef and even the manager came over to our table to put our mind at ease that food would be cooked to specifications for our allergies. We had grilled halibut...More

Thank Carole S
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We had an early meal on thee terrace. The food was good and the plates generous. We had very good house wine . Service was very nice. Terrace was heated

Thank luciak2016
Reviewed 21 April 2017

Capitola is SUCH a lovely little town. It looks like it was taken straight from a painting-beautiful, bright stucco houses, small streets and a beautiful waterfront with a pier. The hostess was very friendly. We sat outside on the deck which was amazing-torches for light...More

Thank Jenna P
Reviewed 19 April 2017 via mobile

We were a little early for dinner but quite hungry so after reading several TA reviews, we decided to do the happy hour menu. It turned out to be an excellent choice. There were many choices and I took the angus burger. It was superb!...More

Thank Donald S
Reviewed 2 April 2017

We sat on the deck overlooking the beach/bay. Service was good. The food was pretty good, but pricey for the portion size. Likewise, the drinks were very expensive for what they were. We will probably try another place the next time we are in the...More

Thank Judith G
Reviewed 24 March 2017

This was recommended by Jacqueline at the by the Monarch Cove Inn. It was wonderful. It was date night so they had a singer from 6-9 and he was very good. Our waitress Jen was very helpful and we went with her choice. The crab...More

1  Thank Yolande B
Reviewed 24 March 2017

Met friends and had a very nice lunch. One friend was delayed but our waitress was great it was no issue that we were there a long time before ordering food. The food was very good. We had salads and taco. Loved it all.

Thank Karen12350
Reviewed 20 March 2017

We tried this place for lunch based on it's rating. I had a cup of Clam Chowder and the Crab Louie. While both were good, they weren't outstanding.

Thank crbVancouver_WA
Reviewed 16 March 2017 via mobile

So we went to this restaurant 3 times during our 4 day stay in Capitola. At first it was because it was handy, across the street from our hotel, the Capitola Hotel. We enjoyed it so much we came back. If you sit on the...More

Thank Glamerousgran
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Bonnie T
We are planning a stay in Capitola,in August,for our anniversary.After reading the reviews on Paradise Beach and Grill....we'd like to try it.Do you have an address for this place,or is it easy enough to find?
15 July 2015|
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Response from Julie T | Reviewed this property |
It's right on the Esplanade that runs along the beach. You can't miss it!
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$ 30 - US$ 30
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Television, Highchairs Available
Dining Style
Casual Dining
Good for
View, Child-friendly, Special Occasion Dining, Local cuisine, Bar Scene, Groups, Romantic
Open Hours
11:30 - 23:00
11:30 - 23:00
11:30 - 23:00
11:30 - 23:00
11:30 - 23:00
11:30 - 23:00
11:30 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 215 Esplanade, Capitola, CA 95010-3225
    (Cliff Drive)
  • Public Transportation: Please check the Santa Cruz Metro website http://www.scmtd.com/
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Capitola
  • Phone Number: +1 831-476-4900
  • E-mail
Located on the water in Capitola Village, Paradise Beach Grille is the perfect place to enjoy lunch with a view or to finish a perfect day on the beach. We feature a contemporary menu with a Pacific Rim flare. Enjoy our famous Coconut Prawns appetizer, followed by either a Fresh From Hawaii seafood entree, or a Prime Natural cut of Beef. Choose from our extensive wine list, featuring many local Santa Cruz Mountain wineries, or choose from one of our many beers on tap. Whatever your pleasure, you are welcome with us in Paradise!