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Dharma's Restaurant

4250 Capitola Rd, Capitola, CA 95010-3538
831-462-1717
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Ranked #11 of 91 restaurants in Capitola
Price range: $4 - $15
Cuisines: Vegetarian
Most recent review
- Jul 12, 2014
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Santa Fe, New Mexico
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132 reviews 132 reviews
62 restaurant reviews
92 helpful votes 92 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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84 reviews 84 reviews
35 restaurant reviews
47 helpful votes 47 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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18 reviews 18 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 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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Santa Cruz, CA
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26 reviews 26 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 17, 2014

In a town known for its many outstanding breakfast and lunch restaurants Dharma's is as good as any. Last week I ordered the breakfast burrito for the first time. It was outstanding and huge! I took half home to my wife. Dharma's is a vegetarian restaurant popular with both vegetarians and non-vegetarians, of which I am the latter.

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Santa Cruz, California
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17 reviews 17 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 4, 2014

I've been a customer since Dharma's opened in 1981. The restaurant is 95% vegan, mostly organic, and they have a gluten-free menu. They offer basic vegetarian food for children such as mac n' cheese, pasta, or pizza and these can be made vegan or gluten-free. The atmosphere is casual, clean, low key, and friendly. I have traveled all over the... More

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Fresno, California
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128 reviews 128 reviews
85 restaurant reviews
42 helpful votes 42 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 22, 2014

Hard to rate as there so many variables. The menu selection for those wanting vegetarian/vegan is huge. We went for breakfast, and as we were ordering at the register, my husband had a few questions about the pancake ingredients, and voile - the man at the register went to a card right there and read the ingredients! Very nice. And... More

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Sacramento, California
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274 reviews 274 reviews
166 restaurant reviews
78 helpful votes 78 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 6, 2014

Stopped here on the start of a birthday weekend trip. We were extremely impressed by the huge size of the menu and the vast variety of options. Our dishes were excellent. Portion sizes were huge and we wished we had split. All of the vegetables were fresh and well seasoned. Will definitely come back if we are in the area... More

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Elk Grove, California
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32 reviews 32 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 20, 2013

Made our annual trip to Dharma's and this time enjoyed the pesto scramble for breakfast. If you didn't better, you'd swear that the tofu was really scrambled eggs. The dish is WAY too rich for one person; be prepared to share!

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CA
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36 reviews 36 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
40 helpful votes 40 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 18, 2013

We've been here a few times and have always liked the food. We keep forgetting that the portion sizes are rather large - the small portion is plenty for one. My wife is gluten-free and having so many options (and a separate gluten-free menu) is a godsend. The food feels fresh and healthy, but I wouldn't say its the best... More

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Santa Cruz, California
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36 reviews 36 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
56 helpful votes 56 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed October 4, 2013

I didn't find much to like about Dharma's at lunch today. The menu is quite long, but the food is uninspired and pretty expensive for what you get. I had the grilled cheese on wheat which comes with salad and a few tortilla chips. The cheese was tasteless, the salad veggies were fresh and tasty, but I am not accustomed... More

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