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Margaritaville

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Bar, Seafood, Contemporary, Pub, Mexican
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231 Esplanade, Capitola, CA 95010
+1 831-476-2263
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11:30 am - 9:00 pm
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Sun 11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Mon - Thu 11:30 am - 9:00 pm
Fri 11:30 am - 10:00 pm
Sat 11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Dining options: Dinner, Brunch, Drinks, Lunch, Accepts American Express, Accepts Discover, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Full Bar, Highchairs Available, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Serves Alcohol, Takeout, Television, Waitstaff, Wine and Beer
Description: Margaritaville has reopened under new ownership with a new 25 seat bar...
Margaritaville has reopened under new ownership with a new 25 seat bar, service staff and menu. We offer fresh sustainable contemporary Mexican seafood in a first class casual environment with panoramic oceanviews.
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Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
Good food, great staff

Good food. Decent view. What really made this was the staff. Really good service, very accommodating, even let me sample a few beers before I decided on one. Reasonably priced.

4 of 5 starsReviewed August 20, 2015
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Orlando, Florida
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San Francisco, CA
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56 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 45 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 29, 2015 NEW

We were a group of six old friends and found Margaritaville in Capitola to be perfect for our welcome dinner. Limited menu offered decent options, we had mostly soft seafood tacos. Drinks were good, reservation (August Monday evening) easy to make on the deck with a wonderful view of the beach and ocean, service seemed perfect. Our dinner was about... More 

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Hamburg, Germany
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7 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 26, 2015 NEW

Me and my uncle were there for lunch. We had some good food and nice margaritas. The view of the beach (the houses next to the beach remind of Venice, Italy) is absolutely beautiful. I definitely recommend a stay.

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Prescott, Arizona
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64 reviews
40 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed August 24, 2015 NEW

Evidently this place has changed hands again. I went in with the same coupon the restaurant puts out every year in the local fund raiser book. A woman came to the table and said the coupon was not theirs but rather for the national chain. I pointed out the address but she insisted that it wasn't their coupon. I didn't... More 

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Orlando, Florida
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144 reviews
89 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 56 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 20, 2015

Good food. Decent view. What really made this was the staff. Really good service, very accommodating, even let me sample a few beers before I decided on one. Reasonably priced.

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Cedar Park, Texas
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42 reviews
33 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 18, 2015

We were seated quickly even though they were busy. Sat at an outside table on a sunny day...it was a bit hot. The margaritas were delicious and so was the food (tacos). Service was fast and friendly.

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Los Altos, California
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22 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed August 16, 2015

Clean, bright, inviting. The owner welcomed us-- a good start. But every dish was bland. Tried to spice it up with the salsas. Margaritas so watery -- no point even drinking them. Ordered a chicken mole burrito-- was served a chile verde one. Talked with other locals--all disappointed. Too bad.

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Tacoma, Washington, United States
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61 reviews
33 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 16, 2015

Location has to be the best in capitola right on the canal across from the colorful historic homes, excellent outdoor seating. Food was on point, service attentive, prices fair. Exceeded my expectations.

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New York, NY
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32 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 46 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 5, 2015

A bartender in Halfmoon Bay recommended visiting this restaurant. It was a $12 uber ride from our hotel in Santa Cruz, and we are thrilled we made the trip. Great menu and service. We dined outside and had the best weather/view for dinner. Waitstaff was very helpful and they didn't rush us at all. We took our time with margaritas... More 

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Santa Cruz, California
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50 reviews
39 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 14, 2015

I have eaten at Margaritaville in the Capitola Village before, but they recently closed, remodeled and are under new ownership, so I decided to try it again. It seems really nice now and way more friendly. Although probably due to a miscommunication on my part, I only had an appetizer for lunch when it was my intention to also order... More 

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Los Angeles, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 6, 2015

When some friends suggested we go to Margaritaville for breakfast on our last day visiting the Monterey Bay area, I was a little wary. Coming from Los Angeles, I am very particular about my Mexican food but I was also tired of the same old pancakes and eggs. I was delighted to find I could order off of their regular... More 

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 231 Esplanade, Capitola, CA 95010
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Capitola
  • Phone Number: +1 831-476-2263

Price and Cuisine

  • Average Prices: USD 10 - 30
  • Cuisine: Bar, Seafood, Contemporary, Pub, Mexican

Description

Margaritaville has reopened under new ownership with a new 25 seat bar, service staff and menu. We offer fresh sustainable contemporary Mexican seafood in a first class casual environment with panoramic oceanviews.
Open Hours
Sunday
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Monday
11:30 am - 9:00 pm
Tuesday
11:30 am - 9:00 pm
Wednesday
11:30 am - 9:00 pm
Thursday
11:30 am - 9:00 pm
Friday
11:30 am - 10:00 pm
Saturday
11:00 am - 10:00 pm

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  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?