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Aquarius - Dream Inn

) #18 of 295 Restaurants in Santa Cruz ₹₹ - ₹₹₹ American, Seafood
175 W Cliff Dr, Santa Cruz, CA 95060-5438
+1 831-460-5012
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  • Excellent41%
  • Very good37%
  • Average13%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible4%
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07:00 - 22:00All hours
American, Seafood
₹₹ - ₹₹₹
175 W Cliff Dr, Santa Cruz, CA 95060-5438
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Reviewed 8 February 2016

The service was truly outstanding. Very friendly, quick, and attentive. I had the rib eye (which I normally don't like), but this one was fantastic. Gorgeous view and great location. Highly recommend.

Thank Robert D
Reviewed 1 February 2016

I have dined here 8 to 10 times, and in my opinion the food and service have continued to improve since they opened. The breakfasts are scrumptious, and it is always fun to watch the doings on Cowell Beach while you are eating. For this...More

Thank MaryfromCA
Reviewed 27 January 2016

We came here for a light meal and a couple of cocktails while staying at the hotel, end ended up sitting in the lounge, watching the tide come in and waves crash at the pier. Our cocktails were delicious (gin gibson and pisco sour), but...More

Thank wired2theworld
Reviewed 25 January 2016 via mobile

Nice assortment of choices on the menu and good selection of beer. The staff was very friendly and service was great. Our food came in a reasonable amount of time and was very good. Best of all is the view of the wharf and beach...very...More

Thank CMelam
Reviewed 18 January 2016 via mobile

So many great choices, whether you're in the restaurant or enjoying the Jack O'Neill Lounge. We love the brisket spiders, fish tacos and the savory chicken and waffles!

Thank LisaAnnToo
Reviewed 13 January 2016

Special occasion place for me. Great drinks in lovely setting. Love the desserts. I hadn't eaten cotton candy since I was a kid. What a fun surprise. Perfect for a bday party---old or young.

Thank MsMouseCalifornia
Reviewed 27 December 2015

X-mas eve. dinner. They validate your parking across the street. Bring the ticket. The Spiced Pear toddy was good, but I would pick something else. Had too much mulled wine flavor for my taste. The restaurant is nice and the service was great. The views...More

Thank Squeekie
Reviewed 15 December 2015

Very unprofessional waitress, would have been better at Chile's. We were part of a work party of about 14. The first side of the table was served 20 minutes before the other side of the table got their food. Mine was served cold. Not what...More

Thank mszozobra
Reviewed 18 November 2015

This hotel is right on the water in Santa Cruz. The atmosphere is great and it is a great place to be.

Thank Paul S
Reviewed 9 November 2015

The bar, host and main waiters are the nicest people. They will make you incredibly comfortable. We ordered the angus burger and the flat iron steak with broiled Brussels sprouts.m the bread was INCREDIBLE - delicious and warm. It is the service that cannot be...More

Thank Montecito2014
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Questions & AnswersAsk a question
Lurker L
Can i have breakfast at aquarious charged to my room?
23 February 2017|
Answer Show all 4 answers
Response from rbashaw | Property representative |
Yes, absolutely. We also offer in-room dining if you prefer to have breakfast while enjoying the view from your balcony!
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$ 30 - US$ 60
Brunch, Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Validated Parking, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Valet Parking, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Highchairs Available
Dining Style
Casual Elegant
Good for
Special Occasion Dining, Kids, Child-friendly, View, Business meetings, Local cuisine, Bar Scene, Romantic
Open Hours
07:00 - 22:00
07:00 - 22:00
07:00 - 22:00
07:00 - 22:00
07:00 - 22:00
07:00 - 22:00
07:00 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 175 W Cliff Dr, Santa Cruz, CA 95060-5438
    (Bay Street)
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Santa Cruz
  • Phone Number: +1 831-460-5012
  • E-mail
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