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Aquarius - Dream Inn

175 W Cliff Dr, Santa Cruz, CA 95060-5438
+1 831-460-5012
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  • Excellent41%
  • Very good37%
  • Average13%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible4%
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Closes in 23 min
7:00 AM - 10:00 PMAll hours
American, Seafood, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
175 W Cliff Dr, Santa Cruz, CA 95060-5438
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Reviewed 30 June 2016 via mobile

Aquarius has stunning views of the beach, the pier, and the boardwalk, hence my recommendation to go during the day. There were many items on the menu that were kid-friendly. The wine by the glass menu is extensive for a beach town and relative to...More

1  Thank Sara W
Reviewed 22 June 2016

When you eat here, you are not only mesmerized with the food but also its location! Seeing people having fun while eating makes you happy and stress free, as well!

1  Thank john-john_mac16
Reviewed 19 June 2016

Aquarius is in a great location and the food was okay, but the food arrived cold and the service was atrocious. We had an 8:45 AM reservation for breakfast, but it took 30 minutes or more to take our order and the food didn't arrive...More

Thank Pamela H
Reviewed 17 June 2016

lovely dinner for 4 after long day at Boardwalk. You pay more here, but if you want the view and sunset, it's worth it.

Thank Radiant-in-Petaluma
Reviewed 16 June 2016

I normally do not like eating in hotels, but we needed a table for 8 on short notice and Aquarius had one; we were pleasantly surprised. The view from the restaurant is super, overlooking the beach, the restaurant had a low noise level (great for...More

Thank Brit_USA_Traveler
Reviewed 14 June 2016

Nice boutique hotel. Very clean. Brightly colored with a fun feel. A bit pricey for what it is but that's Santa Cruz in the summer!

Thank Julia S
Reviewed 13 June 2016

We worked with CJ Hartman to plan a small dinner party the night of our wedding. The staff and servers were excellent, so attentive and kind throughout the whole night. They happily accommodated all of our requests. The food was great and our guests had...More

Thank jbelisle
Reviewed 10 June 2016

Light, airy atmosphere with great view of the beach and pier. It is a shame that the food didn't live up to the potential. My wife had a salad with chicken - inedible. At least the manager deleted it from our ticket. My broiled swordfish...More

Thank TrackerSack
Reviewed 19 May 2016

I eat a vegetarian roll that came real quick, It was good, fresh and tasty. BTW they have large selection of whiskies (!) Cool design

Thank llnnll
Reviewed 7 May 2016

I love the decor of this restaurant and the view is wonderful. Unfortunately, it's hard to stomach the high prices for mediocre food.

Thank sandyldavis
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Questions & Answers
Lurker L
23 February 2017|
AnswerShow all 4 answers
Response from rbashaw | Property representative |
Yes, absolutely. We also offer in-room dining if you prefer to have breakfast while enjoying the view from your balcony!
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$30 - US$60
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch
Restaurant features
Validated Parking, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Valet Parking, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Highchairs Available
Dining Style
Casual Elegant
Good for
Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining, Groups, Romantic, View, Business meetings, Bar Scene, Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
7:00 AM - 10:00 PM
7:00 AM - 10:00 PM
7:00 AM - 10:00 PM
7:00 AM - 10:00 PM
7:00 AM - 10:00 PM
7:00 AM - 10:00 PM
7:00 AM - 10:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 175 W Cliff Dr, Santa Cruz, CA 95060-5438
    (Bay Street)
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Santa Cruz
  • Phone Number: +1 831-460-5012
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