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Palapas Restaurant

21 Seascape Village, Seascape Boulevard, Aptos, CA 95003
831-662-9000
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Ranked #11 of 60 Restaurants in Aptos
Hours:
Mon - Fri 11:30 am - 2:30 pm
5:00 pm - 9:30 pm
Sat - Sun 11:30 am - 10:00 pm
Dining options: Reservations
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Dining options: Reservations
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English first
Santa Cruz, California
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191 reviews 191 reviews
122 restaurant reviews
228 helpful votes 228 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 18, 2015

Had dinner with another couple the other night and it was all good. The seating can feel a little tight here. Parking pretty much sucks for this whole shopping center area. Nice interior decor. Our server was pleasant and attentive. Prices were good and the portion sizes were big. We have many, many good choices for Mexican in this area... More 

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Soquel
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36 reviews 36 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
21 helpful votes 21 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 1, 2015

We went here on the spur of the moment and got a great table. The food was excellent and our waiter also excellent. I had the grilled chicken tacos and they were very good, but definitely enough food for two! The guacamole was really flavorful and delicious. There is easy parking right outside the restaurant.

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Santa Rosa, California
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4 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 16, 2014 credit card Amex Card Member Review

The menu does not seem to vary much, literally from year to year, but the food is consistently good. just the right amount of spice with options to get it hotter. They make the best Margarita, the Cadillac -- just our taste. The atmosphere is lively and the bar scene looks active, though I go there to eat.

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Aptos, California
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6 reviews 6 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 30, 2014

Paying for the sounds of the bay, outdoor seating recommended to enjoy a cocktail and some nice dinner plates. Average cuisine, good drinks, good view.... Close to nice walk to beach at Seascape, so park your car, have a bite, and talk a stroll down to the beach.

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Fallon, Nevada
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83 reviews 83 reviews
64 restaurant reviews
42 helpful votes 42 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 23, 2014

There are a few tables with an ocean view - and I thoroughly enjoyed it. :-) Swordfish was outstanding. I ordered what I thought was a carne asada burrito - what I got was a carne asada burrito with a twist - and a chicken burrito-enchilada that was outstanding. Some of the best chicken I've had in a long time.... More 

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Seattle, Washington
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408 reviews 408 reviews
247 restaurant reviews
267 helpful votes 267 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 19, 2014

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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27 reviews 27 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 16, 2014

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
119 reviews 119 reviews
86 restaurant reviews
43 helpful votes 43 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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Additional Information about Palapas Restaurant

Address: 21 Seascape Village, Seascape Boulevard, Aptos, CA 95003
Phone Number: 831-662-9000
Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Aptos
Open Hours:
Sunday 11:30 am - 10:00 pm
Monday 11:30 am - 2:30 pm  5:00 pm - 9:30 pm
Tuesday 11:30 am - 2:30 pm  5:00 pm - 9:30 pm
Wednesday 11:30 am - 2:30 pm  5:00 pm - 9:30 pm
Thursday 11:30 am - 2:30 pm  5:00 pm - 9:30 pm
Friday 11:30 am - 2:30 pm  5:00 pm - 9:30 pm
Saturday 11:30 am - 10:00 pm

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