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Dharma's Restaurant

4250 Capitola Rd, Capitola, CA 95010-3538
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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
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39 reviews 39 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
27 helpful votes 27 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
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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42 reviews 42 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
21 helpful votes 21 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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135 reviews 135 reviews
64 restaurant reviews
95 helpful votes 95 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
50 helpful votes 50 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
8 helpful votes 8 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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29 reviews 29 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
9 helpful votes 9 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
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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158 reviews 158 reviews
103 restaurant reviews
52 helpful votes 52 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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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
Average Prices: USD 4 - 15
Cuisine: Vegetarian

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