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“Great views!” 4 of 5 stars
Review of Gilda's Family Restaurant

Gilda's Family Restaurant
37 Municipal Wharf, Santa Cruz, CA 95060-5460
831-423-2010
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Ranked #68 of 294 Restaurants in Santa Cruz
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Good for: Local cuisine, Families with children
Dining options: Lunch, Brunch, Dinner, Breakfast, Reservations
Seekonk, MA
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56 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 74 helpful votes
“Great views!”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 14, 2012

We enjoyed our breakfast at Gilda's. I had an omelet and my husband had french toast...both entrees were made quickly and served hot. I would return!

Visited October 2012
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  • Dutch first
  • English first
  • German first
  • Italian first
  • Portuguese first
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English first
Soquel
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4 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
“Great Views, Great Breakfast”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 9, 2012

The Calimari breakfast was great - probably the best in town. The view can't be beat and the service is ALWAYS excellent. Gilda's never dissapoints and the menu has lots of fairly-priced and yummy choices. Coffe is always very good.

Visited September 2012
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Campbell, California, United States
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5 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
“Good food, ocean view”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 6, 2012

If you are looking for good, home style food without the fancy decor this is the place. The clam chowder was great, the bread was wonderful and we had the $9.99 special tri tip. Loved the fresh veggies and awesome au gratin potatoes. On the Wharf.

Visited October 2012
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Nipomo, California
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27 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
“Family hospitality at the Pier!!!”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 20, 2012

Loved the views and ambiance of many meals served and enjoyed over many years. My husband cleaned his plate of sand dabs dinner; the minestrone soup was very tasty and served with its own separate cup of grated cheese - a really nice touch!!! My $8.99 prime rib special was more than enough and just deliciously seasoned. We will come again!!

Visited September 2012
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San Antonio, Texas
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5 reviews
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“" Came highly recommended by locals"”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 13, 2012

We met some locals while out walking who recommended the Friday Special, the "seafood cioppino". We made reservations early so we could be seated by the window with a view. The seafood may have been frozen, but it was plentiful and tasted good. The price was moderate and our server very attentive. If you look for non-chain experiences, like I always do, pick Gilda's!

  • Visited September 2012
    • 5 of 5 stars Value
    • 3 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
    • 4 of 5 stars Food
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