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Gilberts On The Wharf

460 Municipal Wharf, Santa Cruz, CA 95060
+1 831-423-5200
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  • Excellent17%
  • Very good41%
  • Average5%
  • Poor14%
  • Terrible23%
17 Nov 2017
“Dinner at Gilberts”
22 Apr 2016
“Dinner with a view.”
Restaurant Hours
American, Seafood
$$ - $$$
460 Municipal Wharf, Santa Cruz, CA 95060
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Reviewed 18 November 2017

Our dinner experience was acceptable, however I would not recommend it for others. There are plenty of good restaurants in Santa Cruz. Gilberts is no the pier which is the selling point. The food was mediocre and service acceptable

Thank runnerrichard1113
Reviewed 23 April 2016

Wasn't crowded when we went to eat as it was off hours so had a great table by the window with a view of the ocean. Had their special of the day clam chowder with crab cakes and my husband had the clam chowder in...More

Thank travlingrrl
Reviewed 31 December 2015

Although a bit pricey, the food at Gilberts was wonderful and the service second to none. Do try the clam chowder as it was tasty and well priced.

Thank scotia1946
Reviewed 8 November 2015

A family visit with a trip to see the Sea Lions. Service was good and the outside area brilliant. Food was average but acceptable

Thank ChrisDT607
Reviewed 27 May 2015

As far as food it was very standard food for a restaurant on a wharf in a tourist area. Generally i would have given it a average rating however the staff as well as the very large Margaritas helped put it over to very good.

Thank Steven W
Reviewed 18 July 2014

The view is outstanding. We sat outside in the sun which was wonderful as it was a cool day. The food was excellent. Best meal we had in Santa Cruz. The wait staff was friendly and efficient.

Thank Patlawler18
Reviewed 7 July 2014

Gilberts have a nice bar that you can sit at while you wait for a table or you can sit at tables near the bar. The staff are very friendly and helpful, the bar staff know how to make cocktails. Definetely worth a visit

Thank Sydney19930
Reviewed 16 April 2014

We have had the best service and meals at this establishment. Once they could not find our reservation and they went above and beyond to accommodate us. We always love the fresh fish.

Thank Jackie L
Reviewed 21 March 2014

I had the seafood combination plate. I'm a sucker for fried fish and this dinner was a combination of lightly-fried (and plump) shrimp, white fish, and scallops. It was also accompanied with two types of broiled fish (salmon being one of them). We really enjoyed...More

Thank catman123
Reviewed 7 November 2013

I had house salad and shrimp skewers. It is just as expected from a seafood restaurant on the wharf - fresh, very well cooked and delicious.

Thank Ron A
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Lunch, Dinner
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Waitstaff, Reservations, Seating, Serves Alcohol
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  • Address: 460 Municipal Wharf, Santa Cruz, CA 95060
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Santa Cruz
  • Phone Number: +1 831-423-5200
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