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Palapas Restaurant

21 Seascape Village, Seascape Boulevard, Aptos, CA 95003
831-662-9000
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Ranked #15 of 60 Restaurants in Aptos
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English first
Seattle, Washington
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337 reviews 337 reviews
189 restaurant reviews
226 helpful votes 226 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 19, 2014 NEW

If you want to find a family friendly restaurant in Aptos, this place has something for everyone. Food is good and potions are very big. My husband and I went with our 5 kids and everyone had food to take home. It is a bit expensive but you could easily split anything on the menu and have plenty for two... More

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Ripon, California
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26 reviews 26 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 16, 2014 NEW

Delicious ceviche, $15.00. Wonderful dining experience. Hostess and service staff were accommodating. Beautiful food presentation. Pricey but worth it for the atmosphere and view.

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Palo Alto, California
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4 reviews 4 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 28, 2014

We had a big group dining at Palapas and they provided great service and delicious food. Very happy about my experience there.

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Top Contributor
115 reviews 115 reviews
85 restaurant reviews
35 helpful votes 35 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 17, 2014 via mobile

We love to go here for lunch - sit on the patio and look at the ocean. We both ordered the Maria Rita- really good but kinda small. I had the chile rellenos - I have learned on previous visit to order with the sauce on the side to prevent it from getting soggy. It was very good. My husband... More

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 16, 2014

Two house drinks between us and shared a main course, over $70 with tip. Food was good, not great. Good atmosphere and great service holds this place up.

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Santa Rosa Beach, Florida
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10 reviews 10 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 13, 2014

Tucked away in Seascape Village (above the Inn)... Great service Great food. (Sooo good) Great value Fabulous top shelf Margarita Don't get me wrong they are not inexpensive, however in this instance YOU GET WHAT YOU PAY FOR!! I'll attach pictures and update next visit. It will be soon!!!

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Santa Cruz, California
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33 reviews 33 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
24 helpful votes 24 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed May 29, 2014

This used to be one of my favorite restaurants - I love the seafood with the Pacaific coastal fusion tastes whether that be the ceviche tostadas, seared ahi or amazing seafood salads. This was our go-to place when we had out-of-towners come to visit. Cocktails on the deck with the sunset are delightful. Our visit last month was off, but... More

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Santa Clara, California
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161 reviews 161 reviews
99 restaurant reviews
52 helpful votes 52 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 23, 2014

The refried beans were too watery and not much taste. The rice was average and the salad was...a salad...ranch dressing was average. The guacamole was what I liked the best. It does have some ocean view...open and airy feel.

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santa cruz, ca
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53 reviews 53 reviews
26 restaurant reviews
31 helpful votes 31 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 7, 2014

Very nice restaurant - tropical/vacationy feel. Fun bar with a good happy hour. Not my absolute favorite mexican food, it's good, but the service (continuous chips & fantastic salsa), atmosphere, and views make up for it!

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Santa Cruz, California
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31 reviews 31 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
21 helpful votes 21 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 22, 2014

You can find all your typical Mexican restaurant food favorites but in addition there is a large selection of outstanding seafood dishes on the menu! Authentic traditional dishes of fish, shellfish and sauces of the coasts of Mexico and California. The foundation of their food is freshly made sauces, handmade corn tortillas, and fresh local seafood and produce. Best margaritas... More

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