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La Posta Restaurant

538 Seabright Ave, Santa Cruz, CA 95062-3421
831-457-2782
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Ranked #46 of 328 Restaurants in Santa Cruz
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Price range: $20 - $40
Hours:
Sun 5:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Tue - Thu 5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Fri - Sat 5:00 pm - 9:30 pm
Cuisines: Italian
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Good for: Romance
Dining options: Reservations
Dining style: Casual Dining
Cross street: Murray
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English first
Soquel, California
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62 reviews 62 reviews
38 restaurant reviews
51 helpful votes 51 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 5, 2014

Just thoroughly enjoyed another spectacular meal at La Posta. Warm olives, house cured meats, radicchio citrus salad, crab ravioli, ox tails...then the grand finale buttermilk gelato w/rhubarb! The menu is a changing array of great, fun & delicious ideas incorporating local & fresh ingredients. The staff are friendly & helpful. We sat at the bar & learned much about Italian... More 

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Santa Cruz, California
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28 reviews 28 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 29, 2014

Wanted to take advantage of the deals offerred by restaurant week in Santa Cruz. Even though, La Posta is a short walk from my house, I hadn't been to La Posta in a year or more and wanted to revisit it. The appetizer salad, pizzeta, and broccolini w/ garbano beans were great. My friend and I ordered the Rock Fish... More 

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Indianapolis
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19 reviews 19 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 2, 2014

I would highly recommend a meal at La Posta! It looks very unassuming from the outside, but the food was delicious and the service was excellent. I got the "farm lettuces" salad and the pasta special and my husband got the tomato salad with eggplant puree and Pizza Margherita. Everything was terrific!

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Santa Cruz, California
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36 reviews 36 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
24 helpful votes 24 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 20, 2014

I enjoy studying the operations of successful businesses, and this place intrigued me on my first visit. It has an Italian name, Italian wall decorations, and a 100% Italian beverage menu (including soft drinks and beer), which are all very well done, but there are no Italians involved with the business. Far from being corny, the people behind this enterprise... More 

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London, United Kingdom
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48 reviews 48 reviews
41 restaurant reviews
26 helpful votes 26 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 31, 2014

I visited here with my friend who had come on a visit previously. Our waitress was super friendly and recommended the BEST rosso wine which was delicious. We shared some appetisers and pastas and and they were great. It wasn't the best restaurant we visited but it was certainly good.

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California
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26 reviews 26 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
43 helpful votes 43 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2014

Great spot for date night. Neighbor night on Tuesday is the best deal in town! The "bartender" is very knowledgeable about their fantastic wine list!

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Los Angeles, California
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8 reviews 8 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 22, 2014

We went to La Posta Restaurant in Santa Cruz this last weekend expecting a delicious dinner, even though we knew the decor would not be exceptional. Both of us ordered the same meal. The beet salad we ordered was delicious, but the next course, a canneloni dish, was slightly burned on the top. The sauce covered up some of the... More 

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San Francisco, California
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19 reviews 19 reviews
19 helpful votes 19 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 17, 2014

Plain looking on the outside, we wouldn't have tried La Posta if our friends hadn't recommended it. They said 'make a reservation, it's a happening place!' and we are so glad we went. We took our time with the menu because there were wonderful things in each dish. Settled on a nettle-pesto pizza with very fresh ricotta, pine nuts and... More 

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Santa Cruz, California
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25 reviews 25 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
39 helpful votes 39 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 24, 2014

Went there on a business dinner, excellent appetizers, fresh meats, and great service. They have a variety of meats, cheese and wines to choose from

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New York City, New York
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52 reviews 52 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
29 helpful votes 29 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 17, 2014

The place has a good vibe and a nice selections of Italian wine. Food is okay, pizza is good. There is a private parking on the back of the restaurant. They use local products.

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Additional Information about La Posta Restaurant

Address: 538 Seabright Ave, Santa Cruz, CA 95062-3421
Phone Number: 831-457-2782
Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Santa Cruz
Open Hours:
Sunday 5:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Tuesday 5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Wednesday 5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Thursday 5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Friday 5:00 pm - 9:30 pm
Saturday 5:00 pm - 9:30 pm
Average Prices: USD 20 - 40
Cuisine: Italian

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