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Johnny's Harborside

493 Lake Ave, Santa Cruz, CA 95062-3938
+1 831-479-3430
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Overview
  • Excellent44%
  • Very good41%
  • Average11%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“brunch” (7 reviews)
“fish tacos” (25 reviews)
“fresh catch” (5 reviews)
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American, Seafood, Gluten Free Options
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493 Lake Ave, Santa Cruz, CA 95062-3938
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1 - 10 of 211 reviews

Reviewed 2 days ago

We always enjoy lunch at Johnny's when we're in town. It overlooks the yacht harbor and is reasonable priced with good food. We had fish & chips along with the Seafood Louie salad. Both were plenty of food and we took some of the fish...More

Thank Jeff M
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Tried this place for an early dinner with my Family !! Food was good ! Not amazing but I had a swordfish Caesar salad that was fabulous - also got a halibut crab dish which was over baked and dry- overall I liked it and...More

Thank JetSetJessa
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

My wife and I stopped in for lunch as she had been there a few days before with a friend and liked the food. Since I'm not a seafood eater there was not many selections for me. I choose a French Dip sandwich with Cole...More

Thank Ken B
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

This restaurant has by far the best salmon burgers. I ask for everything to be on the side including the sauces. I love all if the menu choices, the service, but the view is the best. It's off the beaten track, so you doing realize...More

Thank timteresa0
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We had intended to eat at the nearby Crow's Nest, but got lost in the roadworks and so ended up here. We received a warm welcome - it was busy as it was Taco Tuesday - and fast service of our beers and fish supper....More

Thank Jon M
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We went there for dinner the other night and were disappointed. The quality of the fish was poor and the salmon was under-cooked and the the halibut dry. Unfortunately there was a strand of hair in my vegetables. UGH!! Instead of deducting the $35. from...More

Thank FullTiltTraveler
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

A great selection of stater dishes. I like the Calamari here and wings. You can see the Crow's Nest in the distance over the harbor.

Thank Richard V
Reviewed 30 December 2017 via mobile

This restaurant is amazing!! The staff was soo nice and provided quick, friendly service. Everyone in our group had different entrees and they were all wonderful!! The apps are also great!! Highly recommended this for anyone who Likes seafood, fun and a great view. It’s...More

Thank carolb23
Reviewed 29 December 2017 via mobile

Have reviewed for you several times. Very disappointed. The hostess was unfriendly. Ask for a window and she said to wait even though the table was empty We agreed and I ordered a house white wine. I was charged $7.50 at the bar.. Not a...More

Thank Jaynee C
Reviewed 19 December 2017 via mobile

Had crab Louis salad, fish tacos, and four bloody Mary's (at $5 each!). Total Bill was just $56. Waitress was very attentive. The harbor view was just icing on the cake.

Thank Rob D
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Average prices
US$ 15 - US$ 30
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, Drinks, Breakfast
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Accepts Discover, Reservations, Parking Available, Accepts Credit Cards
Dining Style
Casual Dining
Good for
Local cuisine, View, Kids, Child-friendly, Bar Scene, Special Occasion Dining, Groups
Open Hours
Sunday
10:00 AM - 8:30 PM
Monday
11:30 AM - 8:30 PM
Tuesday
11:30 AM - 8:30 PM
Wednesday
11:30 AM - 8:30 PM
Thursday
11:30 AM - 8:30 PM
Friday
11:30 AM - 9:30 PM
Saturday
11:30 AM - 9:30 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 493 Lake Ave, Santa Cruz, CA 95062-3938
    (Eaton St)
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Santa Cruz
  • Phone Number: +1 831-479-3430
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