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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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Dublin, Ohio
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5 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW via mobile

Capitola is a beautiful area and the orange mocha at Mr. Toots is a delicious treat unlike the normal coffees at shops. They also have gluten free cookies for the customers that need to avoid wheat and gluten.

Thank Cynthia C
Newry, United Kingdom
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139 reviews
69 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 83 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 12, 2016 via mobile

This beautiful town is buzzing with lovely restaurants which are quite busy. We just wanted a coffee so this place was perfect. Lovely view from the balcony and nice if limited food.

Thank SballNewry
Santa Cruz, California
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354 reviews
194 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 156 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 1, 2016

I visited this location twice. The first time was amazing... Midweek and off season. I could sit on the patio with my coffee and write away on a project. The second time, I forgot about the summer crowd. No chance of getting on the patio... Still a great coffee house!

Thank JeriLG
Capitola, California
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4 reviews
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 31, 2016

Went in one morning and had an awesome Mocha and Chai. We were excited about coming back the next day for the same. We did and it was horrible. When you have a coffee house you have to be consistant in your product.

Thank jkirby58
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17 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 30, 2016 via mobile

We were on our way to the Santa Cruz Boardwalk and decided to walk around Capitola for a bit first. It was mid morning and time for some coffee. We spotted Mr. Toot's Coffeehouse and walked upstairs. Wonderful atmosphere. Beautiful view. And our mochas were excellent. Would definitely return.

Thank Kkssmm
Los Gatos, California
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228 reviews
142 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 100 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles 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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217 reviews
159 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 61 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles 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 bubbles 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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58 reviews
26 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles 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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20 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles 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

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating
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?