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La Posta Restaurant

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538 Seabright Ave, Santa Cruz, CA 95062-3421 (Murray)
+1 831-457-2782
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17:00 - 21:00
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Sun 17:00 - 20:00
Tue - Thu 17:00 - 21:00
Fri - Sat 17:00 - 21:30
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29 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 37 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 May 2016 via mobile

Elegant, creative, and sparkling fresh Italian using seasonal California ingredients. As some other reviewers have pointed out, portions are relatively modest, but we regarded this as a plus, since it gave us the opportunity to share some antipasti and a pasta course before moving on to our entrees, which I believe is more in keeping with the traditional Italian style... More 

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Seattle, Washington
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124 reviews
57 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 45 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 April 2016

Once again La Posta did not fail. Best Pizza in town as well as other main dishes that are carefully prepared. Potato gnocchi was light and served with stewed oxtail, nettles and gremolata and was delicious.

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2 Thank grazia2626
Santa Cruz, CA
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39 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 38 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 April 2016

We dine here once a month, last night with a couple visiting from italy. They loved the food and were impressed by the wine selection, commenting that some of the regional (Piemonte) italian wines are very difficult to find outside of italy...because of limited supply, high demand. Almost all the dishes were outstanding including fresh bread, house made cured meats... More 

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2 Thank globalsurferSC
New York City, New York
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12 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 40 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 April 2016

Was just in Santa Cruz and this place was down the street and highly recommended by our Airbnb. This may have been one of our best meals ever! NYC quality. Place has a great vibe/energy and really well put together. The service was outstanding and should be commended. Sunchoke cannelloni, Halibut, housemate sausage pizza, no weak link. And the homemade... More 

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3 Thank P A
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131 reviews
69 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 54 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 March 2016

One of the best meals I have had in Santa Cruz in nearly thirty years. Popular with locals so may be difficult to book a table. Salads from the freshest ingredients. Pizza delicious and thin-crusted. Modestly priced. Excellent wines, including Brunello by the glass. Wish I were there now!

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3 Thank RittSq
Santa Cruz, California
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59 reviews
36 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 27 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 January 2016

Tonight was our third dining experience at La Posta. It was exceptional. The menu is the traditional Italian menu of Antipasti, Primi, Secondi, etc. Being not that schooled in how to order and so that we didn't order too much, we asked our server and he recommended that many people get an appetizer (antipasti) each, split a primi and order... More 

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3 Thank ed o
santa cruz, CA
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42 reviews
33 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 December 2015 via mobile

Had a wonderful, tasty meal at La Posta this evening with friends. Everything was very good, and the service was flawless. Compliments!

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4 Thank pickygrrl
Stockton, California
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77 reviews
45 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 39 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 November 2015

La Posta was highly recommended by the clerk at our B & B. She had recommended another restaurant the night before and we LOVED it. I would say everything about La Posta was just average, except the prices were very high for the serving size. Everything was al carte. Dinners were almost $30, but you needed to order a salad,... More 

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Los Angeles, California
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35 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 October 2015

We went there twice during our stay. The choices are limited because they cook seasonal foods. However the plates that we chose were excellent made, great ingredients and very savory, really Italian style (I grew up with an Italian mom). We made reservations as suggested and had no problem getting the times requested. Wait to be seated was minimal and... More 

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Seattle, Washington
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57 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 October 2015

Sat at the bar for dinner at La Posta and really enjoyed my meal. I ordered several antipasti and wine while my husband ordered pizza and our son had their lamb. We were all quite satisfied with our meal. I would recommend it for sure.

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$ 20 - US$ 40
Cuisine
Italian, Gluten Free Options
Meals
Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Dining Style
Casual Dining
Good for
Romantic
Open Hours
Sunday
17:00 - 20:00
Tuesday
17:00 - 21:00
Wednesday
17:00 - 21:00
Thursday
17:00 - 21:00
Friday
17:00 - 21:30
Saturday
17:00 - 21:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 538 Seabright Ave, Santa Cruz, CA 95062-3421
    (Murray)
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Santa Cruz
  • Phone Number: +1 831-457-2782

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?