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The Water Street Grill

$$ - $$$,
503 Water St, Santa Cruz, CA 95060-4112
+1 831-332-6122
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  • Excellent33%
  • Very good52%
  • Average5%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible5%
Aug 31, 2018
“Very good food and service”
Apr 29, 2018
“Regular fare but enthusiastic, friendly service”
Restaurant Hours
Bar, Pub
$$ - $$$
503 Water St, Santa Cruz, CA 95060-4112
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Reviewed August 31, 2018 via mobile

Had dinner there and really enjoyed our meal. The service was excellent not rushed but attentive. Interesting menu with many options

Thank CaroleP1947
Reviewed July 15, 2018 via mobile

We ended up here on a whim during our family vacation. Very happy we did. It is a cute little restaurant with really pleasant staff ! The food was super good. They gave us complimentary potato appetizers which were unique . I had probably the...More

Thank Metlock
Reviewed April 29, 2018

Had Cajun Quessadilla and esspecilly liked my Union Jack IPA. We sat ouitside but since the april evening was chilly they put a burner to warm us. Watched the sunset.

Thank Tripdogg
Reviewed April 17, 2018

We tried this restaurant as an alternative to spots we are used to visiting. We were promptly seated and service could not have been better, fast and very professional. The food was inconsistent; some dishes were good, some not so good. Quality of ingredients varied...More

Thank bfred33235393
Reviewed April 14, 2018

We were staying at The Paradox Hotel and decided to try this restaurant for dinner. Made reservations through Open Table. Restaurant was a 5-7 minute walk from the hotel. We sat outside in the small patio area with a heater next to our table. Our...More

Thank kst1
Reviewed October 24, 2017 via mobile

I have done plenty of corporate/family visits to the Pier. Wanted exercise and very specifically, calamari steak, so I walked here. Other reviews talk about the neighborhood. I did not fully understand that until later. The place is small, with a 4 seat bar at...More

Thank mematdelta
Reviewed October 13, 2017

went here for restaurant week in Santa Cruz. very surprised with this restaurant. fast friendly service, came here with an emotional support dog and the waitress even brought the dog water! has outside seating, would definitely recommend...cannot wait to come back!

Thank Cristina G
Reviewed October 3, 2017

I really do not know where to begin to express my disappointment with this place. They failed in so many levels as to the simple task of delivering a simple salad! It was chokingly bad and hard to understand, considering that they had two chances...More

Thank Worldtraveler431
Reviewed September 19, 2017 via mobile

Don't be put off by the location of this place. Its on a main junction next to a locals pub. The food is really good..so good we went twice. The new york steak is great. Didnt have dessert as we went for ice cream at...More

Thank Nikki B
Reviewed July 20, 2017 via mobile

We were very disappointed with all four meals that we ordered. The food was not very well prepared and was not memorable at all. In particular the coleslaw that came with the fish and chips had a very off-putting smell and taste. Although we were...More

Thank aluckart
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Restaurant Details

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  • Food
  • Value
Bar, Pub
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Families with children
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 503 Water St, Santa Cruz, CA 95060-4112
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Santa Cruz
  • Phone Number: +1 831-332-6122
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