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“Disappointed this time” 3 of 5 stars
Review of Margaritaville - CLOSED

Margaritaville
231 Esplanade, Capitola, CA 95010
831-476-2263
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Cuisines: Mexican
Dining options: Late Night
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Dining options: Late Night
Top Contributor
167 reviews 167 reviews
114 restaurant reviews
Reviews in 52 cities Reviews in 52 cities
59 helpful votes 59 helpful votes
“Disappointed this time”
3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 31, 2014 via mobile

Went for a rainy day lunch. We have been her many times before - but this time we wondered if we were inconveniencing our server who was either hanging out with other servers in the bar. Waited forever for our order to be taken, then were pretty sure based on timing that she forgot our guacamole until reminded. I had a burger which was great, fries were soggy.. High point of my meal was the sangria. Not rushing back...

Visited March 2014
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Date | Rating
  • English first
  • German first
  • Any
English first
Hollister, California
Top Contributor
75 reviews 75 reviews
46 restaurant reviews
Reviews in 17 cities Reviews in 17 cities
18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
“good food and great drinks”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 31, 2014

The waitstaff is very friendly, busy and still friendly, thats a rare combo. Drinks were prompt and the view from the tables was spectacular.

Visited November 2013
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SANTA ROSA CA
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22 reviews 22 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
Reviews in 21 cities Reviews in 21 cities
25 helpful votes 25 helpful votes
“Don't go for the clam chowder.”
3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 19, 2014

We usually go to Margaritaville when visiting Capitola. Today we were craving some clam chowder. Not very good. Tasted like they added a lot of chili powder which overcame the flavor. Lots of clams, but couldn't taste it. Can't say anything about other menu items.

  • Visited March 2014
    • 2 of 5 stars Value
    • 3 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 3 of 5 stars Service
    • 2 of 5 stars Food
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South Lake Tahoe, California
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16 reviews 16 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
Reviews in 11 cities Reviews in 11 cities
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
“not so amazing margaritas”
2 of 5 stars Reviewed February 28, 2014

Ok, you expect a place named Margaritaville to have amazing margaritas, but NO, that's not the case. They read amazing on the menu, w/ all natural ingredients & fresh squeezed limes, but once they arrive they are so bland and flavorless. The food is ok, but nothing to brag about. Plus the service was slow even though we were there during the slow season.

Visited February 2014
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110 reviews 110 reviews
79 restaurant reviews
Reviews in 35 cities Reviews in 35 cities
43 helpful votes 43 helpful votes
“Relaxing lunch”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 30, 2014

Nice experience. We had lunch in the sun in January. Bacon wrapped shrimp and hamburger were really good. Margarita was better than the best in Cabo San Lucas so I had two. Service was attentive but maybe a little slow. Overall it was a good choice from the options on the Capitola waterfront.

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