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Stagnaro Bros Seafood

Municipal Wharf, Santa Cruz, CA 95060
+1 831-423-2180
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  • Excellent40%
  • Very good33%
  • Average17%
  • Poor7%
  • Terrible3%
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“clam chowder” (95 reviews)
“seafood” (88 reviews)
“sourdough rolls” (11 reviews)
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American, Seafood, Soups, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
Municipal Wharf, Santa Cruz, CA 95060
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We at lunch, cup of clam chowder and 1/2 shrimp sandwich. Both were excellent. It was nice to get a soup you have to blow on to eat. Usually the soup is lukewarm this was not the case. The sandwich was full of just small...More

Thank Lynda S
Reviewed 1 week ago

just had a great dinner here. We both went for the fish tacos. YUM. very fresh and very good. lots of good sides and they have a full bar. Great place to watch the sunset.

Thank Joe M
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We have been eating at this restaurant for years. Nice location on the wharf with ocean views. There is a full bar and an upstairs location for drinking and dining. The food is ok, lately I feel it has become touristy and the prices reflect...More

2  Thank ChristineY1
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

the out door of stagnaro has drinks fresh food the frestest seafood to go and it is a very populular place on the wharf in Santa Cruz. it is a cultural icon with the people and different kinds of people umm hey everyone seems to...More

Thank Will S
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

the wait staff were very helpful, very good. our lunch was disappointing. a steak & salad, pretty basic---but too difficult for the kitchen. from viewing the heaped plates on the surrounding tables, it became apparent the house does carbs: fries, fries & bread. our steaks...More

Thank emersonreturn
Reviewed 13 January 2018

We were seated and served promptly, and sat on the upper deck with panorama views of the wharf. It was a rainy day, so it was barely populated up there. Nice and quiet! We got the crab cocktail which was ok. We shared a fish...More

Thank Kari Ann H
Reviewed 7 January 2018 via mobile

After visiting Amo Nuevo to observe the sea lion migration from the dunes above the beach you cannot be but awed by the waters of the Monterey Bay. Time passes and as the sun sets yo realize how hungry you are. This restaurant has been...More

Thank r0berts589
Reviewed 5 January 2018

I had the crab and shrimp Louie for dinner tonight and it was just ok, I've had better. Basic Iceberg salad and was nothing to write home about. The service was good and good bread. Might give it another try sometime, but I will try...More

2  Thank davidsantacruz
Reviewed 4 January 2018 via mobile

Generally the food is fine, service is fine. We had a very nice lady helping us. The corn dog on the child’s menu made my son vomit and now the following day he is still queasy and doesn’t want to do anything. My wife thought...More

Thank eyecoin
Reviewed 3 January 2018 via mobile

Whenever I'm in Santa Cruz I make sure to stop in Stagnaro's. Food is delicious and fresh. The ciopinno is made with fresh caught seafood and is really delicious. I went with a group of 4 adults and 1 child. All the adults got bowls...More

1  Thank CaliforniaGirl2107
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23 July 2015|
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Response from Rexster555 | Reviewed this property |
No reservations necessary. They have two floors so when you go in and ask about a table on the first floor you can go upstairs and see if the wait there is shorter. The whole menu is available on both floors. No dress... More
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Bar Scene, View, Kids, Child-friendly, Groups, Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining
Open Hours
11:00 AM - 9:00 PM
11:00 AM - 9:00 PM
11:00 AM - 9:00 PM
11:00 AM - 9:00 PM
11:00 AM - 9:00 PM
11:00 AM - 9:00 PM
11:00 AM - 9:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Municipal Wharf, Santa Cruz, CA 95060
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Santa Cruz
  • Phone Number: +1 831-423-2180
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