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Reviewed May 7, 2019 via mobile

My husband and I will sneak away to The Hideout for a day date. This time we took our dog. The food is always great. The drinks are fabulous. We like to sit on the patio. My husband can not leave without a slice of...More

Date of visit: May 2019
Reviewed April 24, 2019

Cool locals spot. Good food and friendly service. Dog friendly patio and the bar area displayed multiple TVs to watch. Everyone was friendly and polite!

Date of visit: April 2019
Reviewed April 15, 2019

To find the best places to eat, ask the locals. And, in the greater Santa Cruz, CA area, local folks know all about the Hideout. We visited on a busy Sunday evening, and our attentive wait person kept our water glasses filled, and made sure...More

Date of visit: April 2019
Reviewed March 19, 2019 via mobile

As we were driving to the coast we selected this place based on reviews and we were not disappointed. The place is tucked away off the street but our gps had no problems locating it. The food was outstanding. I had salmon with risotto and...More

Date of visit: February 2019
Reviewed February 19, 2019 via mobile

We found this place after a morning beach walk in Aptos. Stopped in for lunch and had such a great experience. They have an outdoor patio so our pups joined us and even had a nice bowl of water. The service was great. Personable, efficient,...More

Date of visit: February 2019
Reviewed September 3, 2018

While searching for a lunch spot during a family get-together, we ran across this rest gem. It’s tucked away off the main street and has both indoor and outdoor dining. The staff quickly accommodated our party of nine and were attentive to all of our...More

Date of visit: September 2018
Reviewed August 19, 2018 via mobile

So, where to go for dinner (and the Warriors game) after a fun filled day at the beach? The Hideout - that’s where! They have fabulous food and large wide screen TVs!! We had a ball - service was excellent - how they managed to...More

Date of visit: June 2018
Reviewed July 19, 2018 via mobile

This is a great local hangout. Service is always good, menu is a little dated but can almost always find something for every palette. Very reasonable.. great cocktails... they pour strong! Dine outside the inside tends to be loud!!!!

Date of visit: July 2018
Reviewed July 14, 2018

Our large group of ten family members had dinner at the Hideout and we were able to be seated outdoors on the patio. They had wonderful heaters set up outside and it was so comfortable and relaxing. The food was delicious and the desserts were...More

Date of visit: July 2018
Reviewed July 13, 2018 via mobile

But, loud enough that we had to shout at each other. The food and service were good enough. But for me the atmosphere was just way too boisterous. Maybe sometime other than a Friday night would be a bit quieter.

Date of visit: July 2018
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