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Hula's Island Grill and Tiki Room

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$$ - $$$American, ,
221 Cathcart St, Santa Cruz, CA 95060-4419
+1 831-426-4852
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Overview
  • Excellent41%
  • Very good44%
  • Average13%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible0%
Travelers talk about
“pupus” (7 reviews)
“plantains” (9 reviews)
“shrimp rolls” (5 reviews)
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CUISINES
American, Bar, Polynesian, Hawaiian, Gluten Free Options, Vegetarian Friendly
PRICE
$$ - $$$
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LOCATION
221 Cathcart St, Santa Cruz, CA 95060-4419
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

First off, try the zombie. It comes in a tiki mug and is absolutely delicious. Both burgers and tacos were delicious. I got the cole slaw instead of fries and it was a little unusually flavored but was okay. Service was very friendly, and the...More

Thank AntonioCavallo72
Reviewed 1 week ago

Went in for happy hour/early dinner. Good specials on apps and wine, however, no beer specials. Not sure why. Had the shrimp egg rolls, the were great. Had fish tacos and they were also very good, great flavor and a large portion. This restaurant is...More

Thank Lifeisonetrip
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We were visiting for the day and stumbled upon Hula's. Score!!!! Great burgers and yummy appetizers. It took a bit of time to get seated and served so don't go if you're in a hurry. But enjoy the fun Aloha atmosphere and happy faces. We...More

Thank clipingirl
Reviewed 1 week ago

Arthur was our waiter, very courteous and prompt. The burger was very tasty with a sour dough bun. It really could stand up to the juicy burger. Their secret sauce had a hint of ginger very unique. I didn't sample the drinks however the menu...More

Thank beachgoers10
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Just stop in and order the LocoMoco. You've not had Hawaiian until you've had this dish; well this and spam'n'eggs ;) Good food good service. Sit outside and enjoy some Aloha

Thank 1beachbrat
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We were very excited to try this place after consulting Yelp. Unfortunately, our meals were just so-so. However, the Cubano tacos were very delicious.

Thank Erin S
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

I ordered the lemongrass encrusted Walu Walu and it was probably the best walu walu I've ever had. The others at my table ordered the Poke Bowl special, fish tacos, and a chicken dish that I don't recall the name of. We finished off our...More

Thank Luv W
Reviewed August 14, 2017

Our guide from Mt. Herman Adventures suggested we try this place when she heard we were staying in Santa Cruz. Instead of eating near our hotel on the beach, we ventured into town for an awesome dinner! The decor and vibe in this place is...More

Thank iowacooldad
Reviewed August 9, 2017 via mobile

We really liked the place: a little bit off the main Street with an interesting menu. The mango ahi caesar salad is highly recommended.

Thank Nathalie V
Reviewed August 3, 2017

The food was good, ok portions, a little pricy. We have 2 parties of 5 people each and sat at separate tables, the waitress DID NOT WANT to give us separate checks to pay, her excuse was that our food will not come out together,...More

Thank kankney
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, Late Night
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Good for
Families with children, Kids, Bar scene, Special occasions, Large groups, Local cuisine
Open Hours
Sunday
11:30 am - 9:30 pm
Monday
4:30 pm - 10:00 pm
Tuesday
11:30 am - 10:00 pm
Wednesday
11:30 am - 10:00 pm
Thursday
11:30 am - 10:00 pm
Friday
11:30 am - 11:00 pm
Saturday
11:30 am - 11:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 221 Cathcart St, Santa Cruz, CA 95060-4419
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Santa Cruz
  • Phone Number: +1 831-426-4852
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