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Gabriella Cafe

910 Cedar St, Santa Cruz, CA 95060-3802
+1 831-457-1677
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  • Excellent48%
  • Very good25%
  • Average13%
  • Poor6%
  • Terrible8%
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Italian, American
$$ - $$$
910 Cedar St, Santa Cruz, CA 95060-3802
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Reviewed 1 week ago

This cafe is in downtown Santa Cruz. There are metered parking on street. There is also a large parking structure about 1 block away, so look for that on a busy day. We were there for Brunch, the food was very tasty except for my...More

Thank Eddie L
Reviewed 7 September 2017

I'm feeling a bit torn about my experience. I made the reservation with a special note that it was our anniversary. When we got there (on the hottest day of the century, I think), there was no acknowledgement of our special occasion, even when we...More

Thank GoddessofWine
Reviewed 18 August 2017

We stopped in for lunch and we're delighted with our dining experience. Charming restaurant with lots a artwork. Comfortable seating. I selected the parpadelli bolognese and it was a classic preparation. Really delicious. Our daughter had tagliatelle with vegetables and enjoyed this too. My wife...More

Thank jer b
Reviewed 14 June 2017 via mobile

Had dinner here for two. The place was very cute and comfortable. Good wine selection. The wait staff was very friendly and kind. The prosciutto wrapped asparagus was good (the asparagus a little tough, but good). It is a large portion so a good one...More

Thank Quique02
Reviewed 23 May 2017 via mobile

This is a quaint little restaurant in downtown Santa Cruz on cedar Ave. The food is delicious. We've been there a couple of times for Sunday brunch. I had the chiliquilles. They were delicious. The dinner menus change everyday. We are planning to go back...More

Thank Teriberi52
Reviewed 30 April 2017

Dined at this (previously) favorite SC restaurant last year during a winemaker dinner event. My group was not part of the event (and yet they allowed us to make a reservation that same day, so...?) The restaurant was packed and we were seated in the...More

Thank theotherjts2017
Reviewed 28 April 2017

Wonderful owners that have been at this long time favorite restaurant. Lovely location that is beautiful and well done. Food is amazing and they have a huge wine list. I see him shopping at the local organic farmers market.

Thank Henry S
Reviewed 17 February 2017

Wow! is all I can say (and I rarely say that with 5 stars...) Found this place wandering around on the weekend and then back for a visit for dinner. Had an amazing butternut squash ravioli, which has appeared on menus elsewhere, but this was...More

Thank BorisMurchant
Reviewed 27 December 2016

We had dinner at this restaurant last Thursday night. The food, atmosphere and service was wonderful. This is a family type establishment and it felt like dinner at someones home. The wine list is great and the food is spectacular. The pappardelle was heavenly. I...More

Thank Robert95765
Reviewed 19 October 2016

I really like Gabriella's and have had many good dinners there. However, trying out lunch was disappointing. Like many Santa Cruz restaurants, the food quality has really risen in the past five years, but somehow the restaurants don't seem that happy that people are coming....More

Thank frank t
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Karen A
26 April 2015|
Response from SFTheaterDistrict | Reviewed this property |
No dress code, very casual, although it's a great place for date-night dress-up!
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$20 - US$22
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Romantic, Local cuisine
Open Hours
11:30 AM - 2:30 PM
5:30 PM - 9:00 PM
11:30 AM - 2:30 PM
5:30 PM - 9:00 PM
11:30 AM - 2:30 PM
5:30 PM - 9:00 PM
11:30 AM - 2:30 PM
5:30 PM - 9:00 PM
11:30 AM - 2:30 PM
5:30 PM - 9:00 PM
11:30 AM - 2:30 PM
5:30 PM - 10:00 PM
11:30 AM - 2:30 PM
5:30 PM - 10:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 910 Cedar St, Santa Cruz, CA 95060-3802
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Santa Cruz
  • Phone Number: +1 831-457-1677
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