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Stockton Bridge Grille

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231 Esplanade, Suite 112, Capitola, CA 95010-3273
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11:30 am - 9:00 pm
Closed now
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Sun - Thu 11:30 am - 9:00 pm
Fri - Sat 11:30 am - 10:00 pm
Dining options: Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff

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  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    4.5 of 5 stars
Worth a return visit.

Went with friends from Dallas; were walking around town and stumbled on this place for a late lunch. We all enjoyed it. I was not a fan of the clam chowder though; my friend gave it a 9 but I am not sure you can get good chowder in Dallas. Lunch salads and all else quite good. Nice view.

4 of 5 starsReviewed 5 weeks ago
Scotts Valley, California
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Scotts Valley, California
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65 reviews
37 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 weeks ago

Went with friends from Dallas; were walking around town and stumbled on this place for a late lunch. We all enjoyed it. I was not a fan of the clam chowder though; my friend gave it a 9 but I am not sure you can get good chowder in Dallas. Lunch salads and all else quite good. Nice view.

Thank Richardhencke
Box Elder, South Dakota
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15 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 3, 2015 via mobile

Met friends for a late lunch and were concerned when we arrived as there was no one else there. Our waiter was very helpful and attentive. The menu had great choices. I had a house salad with a calimari appetizer. The calamari was steak style with the lightest tempura on a bed of mango salsa. Also at our table was... More 

Thank sizlnpat
Fairfield, California
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 29, 2015

I had calamari, clam chowder and cioppino. Thick strips of crispy calamari with a divine sauce. The chowder was superb -- and not too salty like most restaurant soups. The cioppino sauce was made from scratch (the bay leaf I found was one of the give-aways). Everything was served hot, and service was excellent. My husband also raved about the... More 

Thank valsatt
Walnut Creek, CA
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14 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 11, 2015 via mobile

This was a fun lunch stop to begin our "Girl's Weekend". The salmon salad was very good, but as is often the case you pay for beachside views on our CA coast. Would return though. Had wine, great service, lots of laughs...

Thank mebber
Ben Lomond, California
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31 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 15, 2015

Despite being at the gateway of Capitola Village, the Stockton Bridge Grille seems to be a well-lept secret among its aficionados, of which my wife and I are two. A small. fully stocked bar, a good, reasonably-priced wine list, excellent appetizers (we recommend the bacon-wrapped prawns, maple duck rolls, and small lamb chops), good, tasty salads, and good entrees (we... More 

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Santa Cruz, California
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52 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 24, 2015

I visited Stockton Bridge Grille on a Thursday afternoon, around 2pm. The Capitola Village and Beach was busy with visitors enjoying the beautiful day. It has been years since I ate at this restaurant, more than five, and back then I had an experience many other reviewers have mentioned about the service. Sometimes things happen and I've been at places... More 

Thank Rachell S
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4 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 10, 2015

The quality of food and service is great at this restaurant. The setting is intimate and well-appointed. The restaurant has a great wine list; and the food quality is great. We also enjoy Cliff, who is our regular waiter there. He is very professional and has a nice calm low key style. We highly recommend the restaurant

Thank Matt F
Boulder Creek, California
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 7, 2015

We went at about 6:30 PM on July 5th for our adult daughter's birthday dinner. There were only two other patrons at that time. Maybe the chef and staff were tired from a busy weekend and that is why the service and food were disappointing. We ordered Oysters Rockefeller, Clam Chowder, Rustic Baked Brie, Salmon and Mushroom Spinach Lasagna. The... More 

Thank FullTiltTraveler
Spartanburg, South Carolina
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524 reviews
401 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 123 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 25, 2015 via mobile

We had lunch here today. Sat on the back porch - beautiful views. Tanya waited on us and did a fantastic job. We split a seared tuna salad and a fish sandwich. The tuna salad was very good - great vinaigrette. The fish sandwich - Let me tell you it is one of the best I have ever eaten. It... More 

Thank adam-kelley
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142 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 45 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 14, 2015

The food was average, although this location was recommended based on location and menu. A little tricky to find, it is right on the curve before you turn right to find parking. Has a planter on the steps, a stained glass sign hanging with steps up to the entrance. Parking is a challenge, go early to find a spot, reservations... More 

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 231 Esplanade, Suite 112, Capitola, CA 95010-3273
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Capitola
  • Phone Number: 831-464-1933

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: American
Open Hours
11:30 am - 9:00 pm
11:30 am - 9:00 pm
11:30 am - 9:00 pm
11:30 am - 9:00 pm
11:30 am - 9:00 pm
11:30 am - 10:00 pm
11:30 am - 10:00 pm

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