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Paradise Beach Grille

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215 Esplanade, Capitola, CA 95010-3225 (Cliff Drive)
11:30 am - 11:00 pm
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Sun - Sat 11:30 am - 11:00 pm
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Jersey City, New Jersey
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4 reviews
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

Horrible experience!!! After a long drive from LA, my wife and I stopped here for dinner. We thought the menu looked nice and wanted to eat somewhere near the beach with a view. We were seated outside near a small fire pit and were excited for a great dinner. However, after 25 minutes no one had acknowledged our presence!! They... More 

Thank David L
Santa Cruz, California
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59 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

The early Autumn weather here was perfect and I decided to treat myself to lunch down by the beach. I live locally and feel very fortunate to have nice beachside restaurants to choose from. Paradise Grill remains consistently good. I had the Ahi Tuna sandwich and French fries. The tuna was seared rare and was delicious. And a special treat... More 

Thank Rachell S
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16 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Wow- excellent all around: sunset views, food, and service. Margaritas and wine selection is best in show. Halibut, salmon, steaks, salads- your choice. Music is relaxing yet vibrant. We were very pleased!!

Thank Rochelle S
Fresno, California
2 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

So when we booked a room at the monarch cove inn, and purchased a dinner package. Amazing food. I had the skirt steak and my girlfriend had the chicken. Now when you order chicken you expect it Juicy and moist. Well, it was. The veggies were perfect and the desert was perfect. The drinks were amazing. Usually I would take... More 

Thank whodat22559
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3 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The four of us stopped for lunch - highly recommended. The fish and chips were great. Good service -

Thank edward w
Northridge, United States
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58 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 17, 2016 via mobile

What a delicious restaurant with amazing view. Service was fantastic, and. Everyone was nice and friendly.

Thank Patty T
Eindhoven, The Netherlands
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42 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 13, 2016 via mobile

This restaurant has a great feel to it. It also has good food and very friendly staff. It definitely deserves the high ranking. They are good with gluten free also.

Thank SuusjeEindhoven
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15 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 7, 2016

This restaurant has a beautiful view, great food, and an excellent staff. Our family of 5 enjoyed a delicious lunch on Labor Day. Everyone's food was delectable. The restaurant was very busy, yet we had a fabulous lunch with a very friendly waitress. We have eaten at other local restaurants; however, they are never as fresh and tasty as this... More 

Thank champptg
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 7, 2016

Great food, great view, and fantastic venue for a nice relaxing summer dinner on the patio over looking the bay and the ocean. Sitting right over the water, with a cool breeze and some delicious seafood, is the best way to have dinner at the beach.

Thank Troy R
Fremont, California
2 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 6, 2016 via mobile

The kobe burger was great! Nice place off the water. Burger cost 16 dollars. Atmosphere was relaxing. Waiter was pleasant. View was great especially for the float celebration that happens every year before labor day

Thank sashalatatay

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
$30 - $30
American, Bar, Seafood, Gluten Free Options
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, Late Night
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Takeout, Television
Dining Style
Casual Dining
Good for
Local cuisine, Scenic view, Families with children, Bar scene, Special occasions, Romantic
Open Hours
11:30 am - 11:00 pm
11:30 am - 11:00 pm
11:30 am - 11:00 pm
11:30 am - 11:00 pm
11:30 am - 11:00 pm
11:30 am - 11:00 pm
11:30 am - 11:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 215 Esplanade, Capitola, CA 95010-3225
    (Cliff Drive)
  • Public Transportation: Please check the Santa Cruz Metro website http://www.scmtd.com/
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Capitola
  • Phone Number: 831-476-4900
Located on the water in Capitola Village, Paradise Beach Grille is the perfect place to enjoy lunch with a view or to finish a perfect day on the beach. We feature a contemporary menu with a Pacific Rim flare. Enjoy our famous Coconut Prawns appetizer, followed by either a Fresh From Hawaii seafood entree, or a Prime Natural cut of Beef. Choose from our extensive wine list, featuring many local Santa Cruz Mountain wineries, or choose from one of our many beers on tap. Whatever your pleasure, you are welcome with us in Paradise!

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?