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Mr. Toots Coffeehouse

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231 Esplanade, Capitola, CA 95010-3273
7:00 am - 10:00 pm
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Sun - Sat 7:00 am - 10:00 pm
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Los Gatos, California
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223 reviews
138 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 97 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 14, 2016

We wandered up the stairs to this rather lovely little coffee shop. I like the way they have looked to create individual flavors using spices as much as they can. Good service and a lovely oasis

Thank Tom B
Santa Cruz, California
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194 reviews
139 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 60 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 2, 2016

Cozy, friendly coffee shop tucked away above the Margaritaville restaurant on the lagoon in Capitola. Great views off of the tiny balcony - recommended!

Thank brocdog
Bay Area, California
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42 reviews
30 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 27, 2016 via mobile

Walk up one flight of stairs to access. Well known to locals. Can also sit outside on small balcony - the pretty Venetians are across the Bay. Pelicans love to fish in the water in front of you. Pastries are tasty. Usually quiet - great place to read while refueling. Some inventive coffees - all tasty.

Thank Momsfav
Woking, United Kingdom
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57 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 3, 2016

Good coffee and stunning view from the balcony, although you might have to wait as only two tables outside. Relaxed and well worth the visit. Caught up on emails, not rushed.

Thank 47helenk
Santa Cruz, California, Usa
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17 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 11, 2016

Funky old coffee house that takes you back to your college days or even before. Great mismatched table and chairs with a small outside deck that overlooks the water. Bring a good book or just gaze out the window. Wonderful coffee.. We go have our coffee there often.

Thank Carol C
Elk Grove, California
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14 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 25, 2016

After eating at Stockmens next door (who don't serve coffee) we went next door for some coffee and chocolate chip cookies. Has the Santa Cruz flavor here!

Thank Toren V
Redwood City, CA
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73 reviews
31 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 41 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 7, 2016

I love frequenting local businesses with some personality when I'm out of town. I can go to Starbuck any day, but when I'm on vacation I want something more unique. Mr. Toots has excellent organic coffees and feels like it has been a well loved morning hangout forever. It's right across the street from the Capitola Hotel where we stayed,... More 

Thank bcjmoore
Delaplane, Virginia, United States
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9 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 17, 2016

Great coffee shop. Amazing location on the lagoon looking out at the ocean and wharf. Love your cuppa coffee with charm? It doesn't get any better than this folks... and they have WiFi.

Thank Brian R
San Jose, California
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3 reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 14, 2016

Nice ambiance - great chai and lattes. Play chess or other board games, view of the ocean and beach.

Thank rjt4
Sunnyvale, California
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54 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 38 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 3, 2016 via mobile

This is a nice place to meet friends, sit out on their balcony (which looks out over the ocean/River) and have a cup of coffee. My favorite is the Lavender Honey Latte, yum! They have some pastry items too, and a few gluten free cookie options.

Thank IHeartSpain

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    4.5 of 5 stars
Average prices
Restaurant features
Seating, Takeout
Good for
Families with children
Open Hours
7:00 am - 10:00 pm
7:00 am - 10:00 pm
7:00 am - 10:00 pm
7:00 am - 10:00 pm
7:00 am - 10:00 pm
7:00 am - 10:00 pm
7:00 am - 10:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 231 Esplanade, Capitola, CA 95010-3273
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Capitola
  • Phone Number: 831-475-3679

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