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Stagnaro Bros Seafood

Municipal Wharf, Santa Cruz, CA 95060
+1 831-423-2180
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  • Excellent40%
  • Very good33%
  • Average17%
  • Poor7%
  • Terrible3%
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“clam chowder” (96 reviews)
“seafood” (88 reviews)
“sourdough rolls” (11 reviews)
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11:00 AM - 9:00 PM Hours
American, Seafood, Soups, Gluten Free Options
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Municipal Wharf, Santa Cruz, CA 95060
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Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

Went here for lunch on a very busy Sunday, Was only waiting for 5-10 mins, server was attentive, and food arrived fairly quickly. We had rich and chips, swordfish, and fish sandwich. I ordered the sea bass, but was brought halibut. As I have never...More

Thank Paul B
Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

Have a big family, got seated for 15 people pretty quick, food was so good and our server did great. Will go back again.

Thank ginagrantham
Reviewed 1 week ago

We had a wonderful meal at Stagnaro Bros (on the Santa Cruz pier) after a day of zip lining at Mount Hermon - our guide had recommended Stagnaro's for the clam chowder. We loved everything we had: rich and tasty clam chowder (mine was in...More

Thank jackmom1112
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Restaurant is located on the wharf right out on the bay. Food and service were excellent. Marcus was our server and quite a pleasure to interact with. I had seafood lasagna and husband had steak, both quite delicious. Picked this place to celebrate our 20th...More

Thank rabbitt1000
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Some of the locals suggested this place. I feel bad but, it was a horrible experience. I ordered the surf and turf and sent it back. Shrimp were super rubbery, cold, and too much salt. The steak was rubbery, cold, and tough. I should have...More

Thank A TripAdvisor Member
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

On Valantines Day, not planning ahead, tried a couple local family places, filled or you could have same set menu for $65 at bar. Called Stagnaro Bros, said had window table and come on down. great food and service. Scallops and prawns with clam chowder...More

Thank Don M
Reviewed 14 February 2018 via mobile

We at lunch, cup of clam chowder and 1/2 shrimp sandwich. Both were excellent. It was nice to get a soup you have to blow on to eat. Usually the soup is lukewarm this was not the case. The sandwich was full of just small...More

Thank Lynda S
Reviewed 11 February 2018

just had a great dinner here. We both went for the fish tacos. YUM. very fresh and very good. lots of good sides and they have a full bar. Great place to watch the sunset.

Thank Joe M
Reviewed 25 January 2018 via mobile

We have been eating at this restaurant for years. Nice location on the wharf with ocean views. There is a full bar and an upstairs location for drinking and dining. The food is ok, lately I feel it has become touristy and the prices reflect...More

2  Thank ChristineY1
Reviewed 24 January 2018

the out door of stagnaro has drinks fresh food the frestest seafood to go and it is a very populular place on the wharf in Santa Cruz. it is a cultural icon with the people and different kinds of people umm hey everyone seems to...More

Thank Will S
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23 July 2015|
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Response from Rexster555 | Reviewed this property |
No reservations necessary. They have two floors so when you go in and ask about a table on the first floor you can go upstairs and see if the wait there is shorter. The whole menu is available on both floors. No dress... More
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$ 20
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Bar Scene, View, Kids, Child-friendly, Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining, Groups
Open Hours
11:00 AM - 9:00 PM
11:00 AM - 9:00 PM
11:00 AM - 9:00 PM
11:00 AM - 9:00 PM
11:00 AM - 9:00 PM
11:00 AM - 9:00 PM
11:00 AM - 9:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Municipal Wharf, Santa Cruz, CA 95060
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Santa Cruz
  • Phone Number: +1 831-423-2180
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