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Kiantis Pizza & Pasta Bar

1100 Pacific Ave, Santa Cruz, CA 95060-4415
+1 831-469-4400
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  • Excellent31%
  • Very good44%
  • Average18%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible3%
Travellers talk about
“calzone” (10 reviews)
“pizza rolls” (3 reviews)
“dough balls” (2 reviews)
Open Now
11:00 - 22:00All hours
Italian, Pizza
$$ - $$$
1100 Pacific Ave, Santa Cruz, CA 95060-4415
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1 - 10 of 146 reviews

Reviewed 3 days ago

The place is at a very good location, stopped here for lunch and loved their food, we sat outside and I would recommend sitting outside for the lovely atmosphere. I didn't like the shrimp cocktail, but the rest of our order was great. The pizza...More

Thank Mohammed A
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We frequent Kianti's when we are in Santa Cruz. This time the food was fantastic but the service was lacking. This has to be the very first time that I have to say that the servide wasn't great. This isn't going to stop me from...More

Thank Vivdog75
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Had a late night dinner here after taking in a movie. Although it was a bit on chilly side that night, sat out on the patio and our family had a very nice meal. As we came in on the later side, the place was...More

Thank TAGTripAd
Reviewed 7 June 2017

I didn't come on of the the two listed nights, but I've observed. They put on a little dance a couple of times both nights. You have to experience it first hand. Now the review. We came here with a medium size group for lunch....More

Thank timteresa0
Reviewed 27 May 2017 via mobile

Had 10 of us and decided family style would be fun. Pizza was good, water is NOT filtered as they say, or they need to put a new filter in. My mother in law enjoyed her salad, but they did not remove the items she...More

Thank themermaidrach
Reviewed 11 May 2017 via mobile

It's a pizza place which serves really good, well prepared pizza. We ordered a family sized salad and a 10" veggie pizza which was more than enough for two people. Both were excellent.

Thank Nigel B
Reviewed 4 April 2017

We were on a one night stay. Wanted to watch the Oregon game in the elite 8, could not find a sports bar and happened upon Kiantis. Will the bartender was great and we enjoyed the food and great service. This place was crazy busy...More

Thank David L
Reviewed 20 March 2017

Kiantis Pizza & Pasta Bar is our favorite pizza place in Santa Cruz. We love to sit on their patio on a spring or summer evening and have a terrific pizza. They have a fireplace outside and heaters if it is chilly. We usually sit...More

Thank David B
Reviewed 14 March 2017

If you like Italian food and don't want to spend an arm and a leg, this place is perfect. The pizza is tossed before your eyes, so it's fresh and tasty, maybe a bit too much on the salty side. The pasta is also good,...More

Thank yobbb
Reviewed 24 January 2017

Visited for dinner - had the spinach, mushroom bacon calzone- was very good! Crust was slightly crunchy - really bright flavors in the filling (maybe a tad salty, but good). Family had a shrimp pasta dish that was more bland and again, a bit salty....More

Thank Kristi O
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Reservations, Full Bar
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids, Groups
Open Hours
10:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
10:00 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1100 Pacific Ave, Santa Cruz, CA 95060-4415
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Santa Cruz
  • Phone Number: +1 831-469-4400
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