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Wharf House Restaurant

1400 Wharf Rd, Ste B, Capitola, CA 95010-3370
+1 831-476-3534
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  • Excellent36%
  • Very good30%
  • Average21%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible11%
Travellers talk about
“clam chowder” (7 reviews)
“linguine” (4 reviews)
Opens in 21 min
All hours
American, Seafood, Soups, Bar, Pub
$$ - $$$
1400 Wharf Rd, Ste B, Capitola, CA 95010-3370
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1 - 10 of 68 reviews

Reviewed 1 week ago

Arrived just before 8:00pm closing time and were seated by a large window in an almost empty restaurant looking out into the Pacific Ocean. The bartender Doubled as our waiter. We ordered deep fried Mexican prawns,as an appetizer and they were large perfectly cooked and...More

1  Thank Dennis S
Reviewed 30 March 2017

We went to this restaurant because of a Groupon, and were disappointed with food. I gave this review 3 stars because a waitress was very good, quick, friendly and pleasant. Basically, it was a bar with a seating area attached to it. The food in...More

Thank L0ve2travle
Reviewed 27 February 2017 via mobile

Was here with a large group and they did a super job. Everyone at our table loved their food. We had fish and chips and cioppino (made with linguine noodles yum!). Servers were pleasant and bar tender attentive.

Thank Tracey W
Reviewed 15 February 2017

This restaurant is located at the end of the wharf and has a beautiful view, it also has a nice atmosphere and the service was good. We had the clam chowder and one entree with salmon, another with shrimp, both were served over linguini covered...More

Thank RutiV
Reviewed 5 February 2017

First and foremost, this restaurant down at the end of the wharf has incredible views. That's reason enough. But beyond that, the staff was just great. We were in a hurry because we had a concert to attend and after letting our server know our...More

Thank Brian S
Reviewed 2 February 2017 via mobile

Well, this wasn't what we were expecting. It's a very small, fisherman style restaurant. There is not much parking and a little walk down the Wharf. The day we went they only had 1 server so the service was slow - not her fault since...More

Thank krstymsty
Reviewed 5 December 2016

For our 30th anniversery, I thought that we would do something different. We drove over to Capitola and ate at the Wharf House. We got this thru a Groupon Coupon. Once we got to the place our GPS said the restaurant was, we were in...More

Thank Keith P
Reviewed 5 November 2016

Stopped for late lucnh on beautiful fall day. Serving appetizers & salads, which was fine. Calamari strips good, spinach sald with goat cheese good & clams in pernod broth yummy. Bread was hot fresh, beer cold & generous wine pour. Can't ask much more than...More

Thank Kerryloves2travel
Reviewed 13 September 2016 via mobile

I can't believe I've never been here as many times as I've been to Capitola. We were walking on the beach and heard live music on the wharf so wandered down to check it out. Upstairs patio was filled with people and there a great...More

Thank 556danaa
Reviewed 6 July 2016 via mobile

Went here twice. Once for lunch and once for drinks. We had the nachos and the clam chowder that was good. Nice walk out to the place and nice atmosphere. The bar upstairs that is open on the weekend is better. Amazing view, normally a...More

1  Thank Master Steven B
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where to park
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Response from Carol S | Reviewed this property |
In addition to other places mentioned, there are two town lots--one off Monterey Ave and one off Capitola Avenue.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
American, Seafood, Soups, Bar, Pub
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Open Hours
08:00 - 21:00
08:00 - 21:00
08:00 - 21:00
08:00 - 21:00
08:00 - 21:00
08:00 - 22:00
08:00 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1400 Wharf Rd, Ste B, Capitola, CA 95010-3370
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Capitola
  • Phone Number: +1 831-476-3534
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