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203 Esplanade, Capitola, CA 95010-3225
+1 831-475-4900
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  • Excellent17%
  • Very good37%
  • Average28%
  • Poor10%
  • Terrible8%
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“brunch” (15 reviews)
“lobster” (15 reviews)
“potatoes” (6 reviews)
Opens in 15 min
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American, Bar, Seafood, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
203 Esplanade, Capitola, CA 95010-3225
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Food and drinks average. You come for the view and locale. The fries, calamari and fish tacos were pretty good. It’s a Long time FAVORITE of ours.

Thank 603jinaj
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Stopped in with friends for Bloody Marys and were delighted with their willingness to prep them from no spice to max spice! Very tasty indeed!

Thank Francis C
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Breakfast with family was a disappointment. Slow and inefficient service with too many people walking up and down without purpose, chef (?) coming out of kitchen area in dirty T-shirt and scratching his head, bad and luke warm coffee, very mediocre food, men's restroom dirty,...More

Thank Ronald R
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Went here for lunch. Awesome Capitola seaside view. Had a Mahi mahi Sandwich. Service was quick but food was just ok for me.

Thank Maestro2471
Reviewed 11 December 2017

In the past the service was not great. Yesterday they were perfect, the scrambles were very tasty, potatoes spiced right. The muffins were a pleasant surprise. The coffee was really rich hot and good, plenty of it.. Wait staff was attentive. We will go back....More

Thank catc0x
Reviewed 28 November 2017

Very nice patio on the beach. Dog friendly. Clam chowder in a bread bowl was vert tasty. Park on the street if you can find a spot. Parking lots are expensive on the week-end.

Thank mexicoamigo
Reviewed 10 November 2017

zmy sister worked here a long time ago - it is a fairly decent resturaunt and have a lunch and dinner menu to choose from- the service is ok and the food is decent

Thank Will S
Reviewed 9 November 2017 via mobile

We had lunch at Zeldas on a quiet day in Capitola. Food was very good, service quick and pleasant. Only thank God we didn't have the young server with the waist-length blond hair. It was in a loose braid to start. Then she took it...More

Thank Anne S
Reviewed 4 November 2017 via mobile

We only go to Zelda's when we can sit outside. We love the calamari platter, which we have every time we eat here. Very busy on nice weather weekends and parking can be a pain, but sitting by the ocean eating perfectly fried calamari makes...More

Thank janfab58
Reviewed 30 October 2017

We were in town visiting friends and they took us to Zeldas for brunch/lunch. We were able to get a nice table with a view out on the patio to enjoy an absolutely perfect day to be near the beach. We all enjoyed the atmosphere...More

Thank OldNorCalGuy
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner, Breakfast, After-hours, Drinks
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
View, Bar Scene, Child-friendly, Kids, Groups
Open Hours
7:00 AM - 2:00 AM
7:00 AM - 2:00 AM
7:00 AM - 2:00 AM
7:00 AM - 2:00 AM
7:00 AM - 2:00 AM
7:00 AM - 2:00 AM
7:00 AM - 2:00 AM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 203 Esplanade, Capitola, CA 95010-3225
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Capitola
  • Phone Number: +1 831-475-4900
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