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The Fog Bank Bar & Grille

211 Esplanade, Capitola, CA 95010-3225
831-462-1881
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Ranked #27 of 91 Restaurants in Capitola
Price range: $1 - $20
Cuisines: Family Fare
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Tempe, Arizona
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56 reviews 56 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 19, 2014 NEW

We stumbled upon the Fog Bank Bar and Grille while looking for lunch on a Monday. There were mostly locals but we felt very welcome. We really enjoyed the little community and said we would stay there next time instead of Santa Cruz. The restaurant is on the creek so the view is nice on the patio. They serve breakfast... More 

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redding, United States
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6 reviews 6 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 7, 2014

If you want to see a good band up close and personal in a good dive bar this is the place for you! It's a mixed crowd and almost everyone is dancing and friendly. There's also a little deck where you can get some fresh air and look out at the creek and the ocean when the band's on break.... More 

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Calgary, Canada
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230 reviews 230 reviews
138 restaurant reviews
88 helpful votes 88 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 9, 2014

Cocktails from a great bartender, and killer live 60's surf music …. what more could you ask for? Great downtown location located right on the beach too!

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Fresno, California
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70 reviews 70 reviews
59 restaurant reviews
35 helpful votes 35 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 26, 2014

I have only had lunch here - several times. I usually have the clam chowder bread bowl - it is excellent and reasonably priced. Their salads are also very good. They have a full bar and outdoor seating overlooking Capitola Beach.

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central New York
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11 reviews 11 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 7, 2014

We have been to the Fog Bank almost every trip we have made to Capitola. We always sit outside to get the most beautiful view of the Venetian Hotel. We ordered the seafood platters and I had a nice mixed drink. The service was not quite up to par this time. Our waitress was busy and did not want to... More 

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saratoga, california
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46 reviews 46 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
21 helpful votes 21 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 3, 2014

had bloody marys there with friends, and hot tea, catching up in the morning after all of us having attended a wedding. Service was excellent and friendly staff

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Discovery Bay, California
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14 reviews 14 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 4, 2014

My family and I love the Fog Bank and always go here when we get together. It is the best bar and grille that we have found in northern California. The location is unique since the bar practically sits in the water. The bartender is very polite and makes excellent drinks. The food is very good and plentiful. The service... More 

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St. Petersburg, Florida
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74 reviews 74 reviews
49 restaurant reviews
41 helpful votes 41 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 1, 2014

We visited first to have a Bloody Mary (fabulous and with a nice bartender). We returned for dancing with a live band. It was wonderful. The live band was good and the dance floor was crowded enough to be interesting but not confining. Aces 10 on dancing to a live band after 7 p..

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San Jose, California
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4 reviews 4 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 13, 2013

On a recent Saturday night it was full of toasted twenty-somethings. We had a glass of wine and then took off--too loud!

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Vacaville, California
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12 reviews 12 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 14, 2013

We had a very nice early morning breakfast at the Fog Bank in Capitola. My husband had the French toast and he loved it. my eggs Benedict was delicious. You can't beat the beautiful views, and the service was great and very friendly. A down home, friendly and delicious meal, thank you!

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Additional Information about The Fog Bank Bar & Grille

Address: 211 Esplanade, Capitola, CA 95010-3225
Phone Number: 831-462-1881
Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Capitola
Average Prices: USD 1 - 20
Cuisine: Family Fare

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