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“Great Thin Pizza” 4 of 5 stars
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La Posta Restaurant
538 Seabright Ave, Santa Cruz, CA 95062-3421
831-457-2782
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Ranked #39 of 290 Restaurants in Santa Cruz
Certificate of Excellence
Price range: $20 - $40
Cuisines: Italian
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Good for: Romantic
Dining options: Dinner, Reservations
Dining style: Casual Dining
Cross street: Murray
Santa Cruz, CA
Senior Contributor
41 reviews 41 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
Reviews in 24 cities Reviews in 24 cities
32 helpful votes 32 helpful votes
“Great Thin Pizza”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 12, 2013

Ambiance is warm and inviting. I love their thin crusted pizza
and the antipasto platter. The pasta are made on the premises
and the offering changes nightly. They have a Wednesday night 3 course special that's a terrific deal

Visited January 2013
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  • English first
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English first
Berkeley, California
Top Contributor
106 reviews 106 reviews
53 restaurant reviews
Reviews in 43 cities Reviews in 43 cities
54 helpful votes 54 helpful votes
“Italian Feast”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 10, 2012

Parking (to the left of the building if you are facing the restaurant) is in the rear for free or on the street for a fee; service was OK and the food was very good. Check the menu before going as it can get eclectic and picky eaters will default to the 4 cheese pizza.

Visited December 2012
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Belmont
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90 reviews 90 reviews
45 restaurant reviews
Reviews in 39 cities Reviews in 39 cities
40 helpful votes 40 helpful votes
“Fresh food at its best”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 24, 2012

If you enjoy fresh, innovative Italian food in the Santa Cruz area, then you must dine at La Posta, on Seabright Ave. Amazingly fresh-tasting thin crust pizzas, good Italian wine, delightful desserts. A great little neighborhood gem. Best food in Santa Cruz. Tuesday evenings they have a great family special.

  • Visited November 2012
    • 5 of 5 stars Value
    • 4 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
    • 5 of 5 stars Food
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Tadley, United Kingdom
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28 reviews 28 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
Reviews in 17 cities Reviews in 17 cities
21 helpful votes 21 helpful votes
“fantastic food”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 10, 2012

We chanced upon this place by accident on our way back from a day at Santa Cruz boardwalk. After a day of passing kiosks selling deep fried everything, this place was like a breath of fresh air. The menu on offer is not huge but then than that tells you that everything is freshly made. They made up a special pasta for my 8 year old as they didnt have a childrens menu. The food was the best Italian I have tasted in a long time. I had pasta with Nettles included in the ingredients. Fantastic!!!!

  • Visited July 2012
    • 4 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
    • 5 of 5 stars Food
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Portland, Oregon
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87 reviews 87 reviews
43 restaurant reviews
Reviews in 26 cities Reviews in 26 cities
28 helpful votes 28 helpful votes
“Very Authentically Inventive Artisanal Italian Cuisine in a Charming Old World Setting”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 23, 2012

We were so pleasantly surprised here for an early dinner after a long afternoon on the beach. Wonderful Italian wine list with many by the glass. Lovage Papardella with Veal Ragu. Saffron Canalonni with Braised Lamb and Toasted Pine Nuts. Shaved Squash Salad. But the item that really impressed was the special pizza with sliced fresh black figs, fresh mozzarella, spec, saba & baby arugula. Terrific!

    • 4 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 4 of 5 stars Service
    • 5 of 5 stars Food
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