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Dharma's Restaurant

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4250 Capitola Rd, Capitola, CA 95010-3538
831-462-1717
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8:00 am - 9:00 pm
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Hours:
Sun - Sat 8:00 am - 9:00 pm
Dining options: Dinner, Breakfast, Lunch

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  • 39
    Excellent
  • 15
    Very good
  • 11
    Average
  • 5
    Poor
  • 0
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    3.5 of 5 stars
Lunch with vegans was fun!

My MIL prefers vegan, as do some of my friends (and you can tell I don't)..however, Dharma's menu seemed to have something for everyone! Four of us went together and everyone's dishes were delicious...I was impressed!! Definitely a go-to place!! (I also bought some artwork from their wall..)

5 of 5 starsReviewed June 20, 2015
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Montreal, Canada
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30 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 32 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed August 19, 2015

Small burrito was huge! Vegan burrito was gigantic! Fake bacon BLT was enormous! People, you don't need to eat a huge serving just because it's vegetarian! If you are a normal person, get one dish and share it with a friend. The food is bland, filling and very heavy on dairy for the non-vegan dishes.

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South Jersey
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50 reviews
26 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed August 4, 2015

The order was wrong, the staff seemed aloof and without care, they overcharged me and did not properly apply the Groupon. My son who lives nearby stopped going here due to order issues (always wrong). They seemed to have egotistically overgorwn their clientele and service responsibilities.

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Ft. Dick
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8 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 20, 2015

My MIL prefers vegan, as do some of my friends (and you can tell I don't)..however, Dharma's menu seemed to have something for everyone! Four of us went together and everyone's dishes were delicious...I was impressed!! Definitely a go-to place!! (I also bought some artwork from their wall..)

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Santa Cruz, California
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87 reviews
36 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 11, 2015

This is a great vegetarian restaurant that is great for families, friends or time alone. The food is always excellent and affordable and the variety of dishes is extraordinary! If you are in the Santa Cruz area, this is a must - even if you aren't vegetarian!

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Texas
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 29 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 4, 2015

All you skeptic carnivores, give it a go! My daughter is vegan so when in Rome... I ordered Bo Thai and she had Indian Curry. The portions were huge and I didn't miss the meat at all! I would go back again. Casual atmosphere. Counter order/pickup. Big menu.

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Ceres
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 4, 2015

My family all love Dharmas. We will drive for two hours just to eat there. Of course we are vegetarians and love the variety of dishes offered. I have never seen a vegetarian restaurant that offers so many choices. They also have vegan options on the menu. It is difinitely worth the price.

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Point Richmond, California
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 27, 2015

I'd be happy to have this restaurant in my home area so I could try everything that sounded good. It was obviously healthy and carefully prepared. I just wish the ambiance was better.

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Sunnyvale, California
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6 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 25, 2015

Not sure why this is in the top 20?? Every time I have eaten here I end up feeling a little sick. It's supposed to be healthy, however, something just doesn't sit right with me.

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Boulder Creek, California
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21 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 11, 2015

Great food for the vegans and vegetarians. Plenty of options and healthy choices. A bit more costly than a regular restaurant but worth it. Wish there were more places around like this gem.

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Capitola, California
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 17, 2015

I like Dharma well enough, but I must say, they use some unusual spices. I can never quite figure out what it is that I'm tasting. I've eaten there 3 times to date, and each time I go with the hope of really liking it, but always feel a little disappointed. It is healthy, no doubt, and it is interesting... More 

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 4250 Capitola Rd, Capitola, CA 95010-3538
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Capitola
  • Phone Number: 831-462-1717

Price and Cuisine

  • Average Prices: USD 4 - 15
  • Cuisine: Vegetarian
Open Hours
Sunday
8:00 am - 9:00 pm
Monday
8:00 am - 9:00 pm
Tuesday
8:00 am - 9:00 pm
Wednesday
8:00 am - 9:00 pm
Thursday
8:00 am - 9:00 pm
Friday
8:00 am - 9:00 pm
Saturday
8:00 am - 9:00 pm

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?