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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: Breakfast, Dinner, Lunch

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  • 39
    Excellent
  • 15
    Very good
  • 11
    Average
  • 3
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  • 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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Ft. Dick
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8 reviews
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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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66 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 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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56 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 28 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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6 reviews
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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22 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 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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20 reviews
16 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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15 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
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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Capitola, California
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68 reviews
29 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 19, 2015

This Capitola restaurant has been around for quite a few years, serving vegetarian cuisine. Some of the dishes will pleasantly surprise you! Large portions of delicious healthy food.

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Portland, Oregon
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 2, 2014

Menu is a bit difficult to interpret. We waited on line for ten minutes, then learned that the" vegan" is that you can replace any cheese on any dish with Daiya brand vegan cheese, which we don't like. Would have been nice if the menu explained that. Food was oily, but we believe with experience we could find better choices.... More 

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Additional Information about Dharma's Restaurant

Address: 4250 Capitola Rd, Capitola, CA 95010-3538
Phone Number: 831-462-1717
Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Capitola
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
Average Prices: USD 4 - 15
Cuisine: Vegetarian

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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 allow dogs on the outdoor patio?