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Hindquarter Bar and Grille

303 Soquel Ave, Santa Cruz, CA 95062-2305
831-426-7770
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Ranked #48 of 328 restaurants in Santa Cruz
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Price range: $0 - $30
Cuisines: Steakhouse
Dining options: Reservations, Late Night
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Dining options: Reservations, Late Night
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  • English first
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English first
Phoenix, Arizona
1 review
3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 1, 2014

We were visiting from out of town for my birthday and wanted to go somewhere nice to celebrate. The service was great, everyone always made sure drinks were filled/refilled and the ambience was appropriate for a steak house type of place (the name can be descieving) However, the food was OK, I ordered the jack peppered steak with the veggies... More

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Scotts Valley, California
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3 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 3, 2014 credit card Amex Card Member Review

Went for dinner with a colleague visiting us and the food was pretty good and the service was excellent.

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Salinas
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27 reviews 27 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 21, 2014

A good friend of mine who is a Santa Cruz local took me here a few years ago and I was very impressed! Great steaks and I had Salmon there that was very good. The second time I went, a year later, it kinda fell short. The food didn't have a lot of flavor to it. The service has always... More

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Perth, Australia
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49 reviews 49 reviews
40 restaurant reviews
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 6, 2014

We turned up without a reservation and quickly got ushered to a quiet table for two... I would recommend making a reservation We had the fillet minion and the buttered steak, with some deep fried artichokes to start. The steaks were cooked to perfection and served promptly. Prices were reasonable given the popularity of the place and the quality of... More

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Felton, California
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314 reviews 314 reviews
138 restaurant reviews
90 helpful votes 90 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 23, 2013

We had a very good lunch here. A bit crowded but not too noisy. Service was terrific. Lunch was tasty with ample portions. I enjoyed the hanger steak. Will definitely return. A specialty is their large selection of burgers. Small parking lot but close by street parking is plentiful (25 cents for an hour).

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Santa Clara, California
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141 reviews 141 reviews
81 restaurant reviews
47 helpful votes 47 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 20, 2013

The special Tomato Bisque was great with lots of basil, and I really enjoyed the garliccy salad dressing on my baby lettuce salad. The mashed potatoes were average. Mine are better. :-) They have a special Vegitarian menu...but don't advertise it...We found out because we told them we are vegitarian. Ask and you will get! 7 Items on this menu.

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Irvine, California
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41 reviews 41 reviews
27 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 6, 2013

have eaten here before but returned for restaurant week. appetizer: deep fried artichokes, entrée: flat steak, dessert: cheesecake. had to send steak back due to not cooked as I liked it. friendly staff, good food

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Colfax, CA.
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17 reviews 17 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
19 helpful votes 19 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 3, 2013

Just went there tonight, my wife loved the Mahi Mahi Piccata. I had the New York, it was ok, but I have no taste so I'm going with my wife's impressions. Our server Jonathan really made the meal great, he was really good at suggestions and overall is the benchmark for a great server.

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Santa Cruz area CA
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61 reviews 61 reviews
38 restaurant reviews
86 helpful votes 86 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 1, 2013

Had an exceptional (and huge!) lobster dinner tonight here - and on a $16.95 special!! Fabulous food, a wonderful Margarita - yet, they were extremely reasonable for everything - my boyfriend had a wonderful shrimp and steak dinner which he enjoyed immensely. The atmosphere was festive in the nearby lounge area - a birthday was transpiring and the crowd was... More

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Pasadena, California
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47 reviews 47 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
59 helpful votes 59 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 19, 2013

Tasty ribs and good combo plate. Kids menu rib meal runs around $8, rib slab about $25. Extra charge for salad.

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