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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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Sun - Sat 8:00 am - 9:00 pm

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Visitor rating
  • 34
    Excellent
  • 14
    Very good
  • 9
    Average
  • 3
    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
Most recent review
Excellent, Healthy Food

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.

5 of 5 starsReviewed February 19, 2015
RonCentralCA
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Capitola, California
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60 Reviews from our TripAdvisor Community

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Capitola, California
Senior Contributor
39 reviews 39 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
12 helpful votes 12 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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Hillsboro, Oregon
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36 reviews 36 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
15 helpful votes 15 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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Rockville, MD
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193 reviews 193 reviews
128 restaurant reviews
119 helpful votes 119 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 30, 2014

My husband and I had dinner at Dharma's while visiting Capitola--it was kind of an impulse decision to eat there because we were looking for a healthy menu with lots of vegetarian/vegan choices. We liked the idea that they use mostly organic ingredients and that they had a lot of variety on the menu, including "burgers," sandwiches, Mexican dishes, pastas,... More 

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South Jersey
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38 reviews 38 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
20 helpful votes 20 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 19, 2014

Food is fresh and well prepared, large portions, and the vegetarian dishes are tasty and a wide variety of offerings, local and different beers available, nice tables to eat in ot easy take out. Nice place.

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Sayulita, Mexico
Senior Contributor
40 reviews 40 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
30 helpful votes 30 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 8, 2014

We had the pleasure of eating at Dharma's last week and it was just as good as I had remembered. Their kitchari is really nice, huge and delicious burritos, and this time we tried the Tempeh ruben on gluten free bread... It was wonderful and they have a nice little patio outside so you can enjoy some fresh air with... More 

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San Diego, California
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3 reviews 3 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 18, 2014

Every time I go to the Santa Cruz area, I eat at Dharma's. Food is vegetarian and fresh and folks are friendly.

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Santa Cruz, California
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49 reviews 49 reviews
28 restaurant reviews
25 helpful votes 25 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 1, 2014

I have been meeting friends at this restaurant. The food is fresh and you certainly get plenty of food. It is a very casual restaurant. You place your order, pay and then pick up your food when they call your name. If you want table service, it is not at this restaurant. The last couple of times, I have ordered... More 

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Santa Fe, New Mexico
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150 reviews 150 reviews
68 restaurant reviews
111 helpful votes 111 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 12, 2014

I would have given Dharma's 5 stars, but the tables aren't great, just cafeteria style, and I only had a few things on the menu. But they offer gluten free pizza, as well as a large menu that suits my eating habits. I wanted to order everything. The fake bacon BLT, the hot dog with sauerkraut (I did order that... More 

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Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates
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83 reviews 83 reviews
35 restaurant reviews
51 helpful votes 51 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed July 7, 2014

It was THE worst vegan food I've had. My husband both ordered different type of scrambled tofu for breakfast. He ordered Tofu Ranchero and he couldn't even touch his after seeing it on the plate. I ordered Curry Tofu and it was literally a big pile of mushy tofu with curry sauce and the other half of plate with potatoes.... More 

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Senior Contributor
22 reviews 22 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 26, 2014

If you like to order your own food and be responsible for it, this might be suitable for you. I enjoy being catered when im out and I love to indulge on being assisted when dining. The environment is light and the walls are filled with fabulous artworks, although the general decor is a bit out dated. It seems the... 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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Typical questions asked:
  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?