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Margaritaville

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231 Esplanade, Capitola, CA 95010
+1 831-476-2263
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11:30 - 21:00
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Sun 11:00 - 21:00
Mon - Thu 11:30 - 21:00
Fri 11:30 - 22:00
Sat 11:00 - 22:00
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Ottawa, Illinois
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92 reviews
46 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We come here often. We love to come during happy hour, sit outside and watch the sunset. Inside is very nice also. Good family place. Good food, great service. You might have to wait for a seat, but not long.

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Thank CRMyers
Latham, New York
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62 reviews
35 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I planned my meal here to watch the sunset but there really wasn't one to see that night. Still, the view of the beach was nice, the ambiance was nice (thought a bit noisy, due to a nearby birthday party and the associated drinking games) bartender was excellent and the margarita and food were also excellent. The tortilla chips are... More 

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Vancouver, Washington
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170 reviews
65 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 121 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Has a wonderful lunch there today. Quick easy snack and you walk up and down the streets loaded with shops. Margarita on the rocks for $8 plus nachos with chips and salsa were delicious and made for a low stress environment. The restaurant looks over Monterey Bay and today was a lovely sunny day. Both outside and inside seating made... More 

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San Jose, California
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413 reviews
302 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 122 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Margaritaville is very nice place to have a nice casual lunch and enjoy the view, they have a good view of the Ocean. Nice size bar area, and they also have a good selection of appetizers, as well as Mexican food if you like and enjoy Mexican food. We enjoyed the Margarita's and view and then decided to have Chips... More 

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Thank Rod B
Atlanta, Georgia
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335 reviews
235 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 116 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I enjoyed my dinner at Margaritaville. Located on in the downtown section of Capitola on the waterfront, it is a very nice view. Good size bar where you can also have dinner. My Oyster appetizer was outstanding. My Sea Bass was good, but a little dry. Service was excellent. A fun place with solid food.

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Thank MacAtlantaGa_
San Carlos
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43 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 February 2017 via mobile

We enjoyed sitting outside by the water. We had chips, fish tacos, steak tacos, and a pitcher of margaritas. We enjoyed everything.

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Thank krstymsty
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 January 2017

This is one of our favorite stops in Capitola - they have a roasted jalapeno, fresh strawberry margarita that is just delicious. And their chips and salsas and guacamole are all flavorful and perfect with their house-made very crunchy thick tortilla chips! and the view of the wharf and surf is amazing. The owner is so friendly and always remembers... More 

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Thank Maggie N
San Jose, California
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47 reviews
34 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 27 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 January 2017

Since the new owner, we frequent Margaritaville a lot. There food is awesome, drinks are perfect, and the views are spectacular. I highly recommend the restaurant.

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Thank suzyG95136
Raymore, Missouri
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40 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 January 2017 via mobile

Good chicken tacos. My son had Fish tacos with mango salsa. Great chips & salsa. A comfortable place for drinks & good food. Very good service.

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Thank Kona W
Santa Cruz, California, United States
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102 reviews
58 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 55 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 31 December 2016

I live here in Santa Cruz, and I realized I had not been to this place in many years, so I have been meaning to give it a try. We dropped in yesterday for lunch and sat out on the deck overlooking the beach and river. We had no wait to get a table on the deck despite it being... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
Average prices
US$ 10 - US$ 30
Cuisine
Bar, Seafood, Contemporary, Mexican, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, Drinks
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Accepts Discover
Good for
Bar Scene, View, Child-friendly, Special Occasion Dining, Groups
Open Hours
Sunday
11:00 - 21:00
Monday
11:30 - 21:00
Tuesday
11:30 - 21:00
Wednesday
11:30 - 21:00
Thursday
11:30 - 21:00
Friday
11:30 - 22:00
Saturday
11:00 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 231 Esplanade, Capitola, CA 95010
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Capitola
  • Phone Number: +1 831-476-2263
Description
Margaritaville has reopened under new ownership with a new 25 seat bar, service staff and menu. We offer fresh sustainable contemporary Mexican seafood in a first class casual environment with panoramic oceanviews.

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