Avenue Cafe

Come in, Relax and Enjoy! There's nothing better than dining at a great neighborhood restaurant with family and friends. The kind of neighborhood restaurant that inspires people to introduce others to their find. Avenue Cafe Capitola was created... MORE

Bay Bar & Grill

"A Room with a View" of Capitola Beach. Featuring pool tables, and serving fresh fish appetizers and big juicy burgers. Live music on weekends, Children always welcome... MORE

Beach Break by Marianne's

Serving up casual bites, featuring fresh beach-ready burgers and sandwiches and locally made Polar Bear & Marianne’s Ice Creams. MORE

Bella Roma Cafe

True Italian cuisine in an intimate setting. Bella Roma is highly regarded with food critics in Santa Cruz and in the San Francisco Bay Area... MORE

Britannia Arms Pub and Restaurant

Britannia Arms serves breakfast, lunch and dinner. Come in for a beer on tap and watch your favorite sporting event on one of their 5 big screen TVs or relax with the family as you enjoy some classic... MORE

Caruso's Tuscan Cuisine

Caruso's captures the feel of a friendly Tuscan hole in the wall with a bar overlooking the kitchen so you can do a play by play. They use imported materials and local organics too. The chef always has specials... MORE

El Toro Bravo

Family owned and operated since 1967. Using traditional recipes handed down over the generations, our chefs can prepare all of your favorite Mexican dishes and surprise you with new combinations of flavors, spices, and cooking styles... MORE

Gayle's Bakery & Rosticceria

All-day grab-&-go spot provides a lengthy menu of sandwiches, salads, housemade baked goods & more. MORE

Geisha Japanese Restaurant and Tea House

Geisha Japanese Restaurant and Tea House offers a sizable menu featuring sustainable sushi, an impressive selection of teas and traditional Japanese fare, including Bento Boxes, Rice Bowls and fish entrees... MORE


Under new ownership since 2015, the new Margaritaville is dedicated to serving made from scratch Mexican seafood and cuisine in a first class casual environment. MORE

Mijo's Taqueria

At Mijo's Taqueria, our mission is to serve the local community and visitors to Capitola Village exquisite, modern and flavorful Mexican food. MORE

My Thai Beach

Sisters Pinkey and Benja found the ideal location for a new Thai food restaurant, right next to Zelda's on the Esplanade in Capitola Village. They offer authentic Thai food to go in a fast-casual setting as well as a fine-dining... MORE

Paradise Beach Grille

The winds of Maui have made their way to Capitola! Enjoy a “Taste of Paradise” by capturing the infused flavors from the Hawaiian Islands. MORE

Pizza My Heart

We were founded in 1981. Appropriately that was the year the Rolling Stones had a monster hit with Start Me Up. And, like Mick Jagger, we're both going strong several decades later. The first restaurant was right on... MORE

Sand Bar

Great food, great cocktails and weekly live music till midnight. Come in for our delicious breakfast, brunch or lunch. Sit on our deck and enjoy an unobstructed view of the Venetians and the Monterey Bay... MORE

Shadowbrook Restaurant

Located beside lush Soquel Creek in Capitola-by-the-Sea, the world-famous Shadowbrook Restaurant is best reached by its own quaint cable car or a meandering garden path... MORE

Sotola Bar & Grill

Our concept is California Farmstead focusing on local farms, ranches and seafood. MORE

Tacos Moreno

More info coming soon! MORE

Thai Basil

Authentic, fresh and delicious. Thai Basil is a local favorite and has become very popular with visitors as well... MORE

Wharf House Restaurant

Come experience a completely different world on the Capitola Wharf. The hidden treasures of happiness and freedom that Locals have known for years are awaiting you... MORE


Zelda's is located in Capitola Village on the beach front with views of the Monterey Bay. We offer indoor and outdoor dining, with a full service bar. Breakfast, lunch & dinner. Zelda's offers... MORE


Armida Winery Tasting Room

Award winning wines from Sonoma County right here in Capitola Village. Chardonnay, Pinot Noir, Zinfandel, Cabernet Sauvignon and POIZIN-the wine to die for. Drink deeply from the cup of life. Tasting room... MORE

Beach Break by Marianne's

Serving up casual bites, featuring fresh beach-ready burgers and sandwiches and locally made Polar Bear & Marianne’s Ice Creams. MORE

Capitola Candy Company

Jelly Belly's, our own fudge, taffy, sugar free candy, soda and so much more... MORE

Capitola Wine Bar and Merchants

A most splendid wine bar in the Capitola Village where the wine and the waves meet in a relaxed atmosphere of fun, good wine, beer and food... MORE

Carousel Taffy and Treats

Catering to the kid in all of us, Carousel Taffy provides a colorful assortment of gourmet taffy. Decide which of the 70-plus delectable flavors strikes your fancy by treating yourself to a free sample. Satisfy your sweet tooth... MORE

Castagnola Deli & Cafe

We serve delicious custom made sandwiches or grab-and-go beach boxes. Enjoy our outdoor seating where you can sip on coffee while you take in the ocean view! MORE

Cork and Fork Capitola

Fun wine bar in Capitola Village with wines by the glass or bottle, local beer on tap, hand made pizzas, great outdoor patio with a fire pit table and warm, fuzzy blankets if the fog rolls in. MORE

Left Coast Sausage Worx

Using only the freshest ingredients, Left Coast Sausage serves gourmet, local sausages and hot dogs, including turkey dogs and veggie dogs... MORE

Mr. Toots Coffeehouse

Mr. Toots Coffeehouse is a quaint coffeehouse nestled above the charming village of Capitola overlooking the ocean and pier just south of Santa Cruz California. The warm and friendly atmosphere... MORE

Quality Market

Everything you need for a picnic on the beach; snacks, drinks, beer, wine, film and all just steps from the beach. MORE

Sandcastle Cafe

Enjoy a minute away from the hectic world with European inspired pastries and savories. MORE

Souza's Ice Cream & Candy

Yummy Ice Cream, Yogurt, Candy, Fresh Baked Danish Cones and Waffle Cones. Just one block from the beach... MORE

The Daily Grind Coffee & Bottle Shop

We use only organic, fair trade tea and coffee from Santa Cruz Coffee Roasting, the best local roaster around!! We work with local bakeries to source the freshest, highest quality pastries. MORE