It's a pizza place which serves really good, well prepared pizza. We ordered a family sized salad and a 10" veggie pizza which was more than enough for two people. Both were excellent.
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We were on a one night stay. Wanted to watch the Oregon game in the elite 8, could not find a sports bar and happened upon Kiantis. Will the bartender was great and we enjoyed the food and great service. This place was crazy busy...More
Kiantis Pizza & Pasta Bar is our favorite pizza place in Santa Cruz. We love to sit on their patio on a spring or summer evening and have a terrific pizza. They have a fireplace outside and heaters if it is chilly. We usually sit...More
If you like Italian food and don't want to spend an arm and a leg, this place is perfect. The pizza is tossed before your eyes, so it's fresh and tasty, maybe a bit too much on the salty side. The pasta is also good,...More
Visited for dinner - had the spinach, mushroom bacon calzone- was very good! Crust was slightly crunchy - really bright flavors in the filling (maybe a tad salty, but good). Family had a shrimp pasta dish that was more bland and again, a bit salty....More
Went to Kiantis for lunch with friends. Sat outside since the weather was good. Table was a little cramped up against the railing that separated the eating area from the sidewalk, but we didn't notice after we worked our way into the seats. The food...More
I went for dinner around Christmas time. I didn't know they do shows. This one was Christmas themed and enjoyable. The staff ranged from unenthusiastic to downright silly. Children of the staff, the cooks, EVERYONE is involved so no matter where you look, there was...More
First time in Santa Cruz, not sure what to eat for dinner. It was a Sunday evening where most shops are close. There are a few restaurants to choose from on this street and we walk into Kiantis. We ordered a pizza, some buffalo wings...More
This is your average Pizza and Pasta joint. They have TVs scattered around so you could watch the game and it was pretty packed when we had dinner. Food was decent, service was good, food is average. Ok spot for a bite with friends...no frills...