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“One of the better restaurants on the Capitola Esplanade”
Review of Zelda's

Zelda's
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Ranked #13 of 107 Restaurants in Capitola
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Good for: Bar scene
Dining options: Breakfast, Dinner, Lunch, Late Night, Reservations
Reviewed May 22, 2013

We are locals and enjoy Zeldas on the weekdays early evenings when it is not so busy. Food and service are good and they usually have a couple of specials. The swordfish is excellent, and we have also tried the salmon and steak dinners which are good. We know that the service can get slow on busy, esp holiday, weekends, but this is true of all restaurants in the area that are busy (unless of course you want quick food, like pizza). But, what the heck, order a glass of wine right away and enjoy the view while you wait. It is one of the best views around. Most of the other restaurants directly on the Esplanade, except Stockton Bridge, are pretty much bar or quick food. You can dine on their patio when weather permits, or indoors with great views of the surf and wharf. You can get a decent dinner in the low $20's and multiple choices for appetizers and salads in the $5-12 range.

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Thank David D
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Reviewed May 20, 2013 via mobile

had breakfast there. it was good not great. our server was very pleasant. it's a little overpriced but it was wonderful to sit outside and enjoy the view.

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Thank jusyelf
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Reviewed May 19, 2013

Nice location in Capitola Village. Creekside setting. Nice outdoor seating. But the food is mediocre at best. Service iffy. Prices way too high for what you get. Standard seafood greasy spoon.

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Thank simon s
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Reviewed May 15, 2013

My partner and I have added Zelda's in Capitola, CA to our regular restaurant routine. We live 40 miles away, but the drive is worth it to taste the tenderest fried calamari you will ever taste! I also recommend the New York steak.
While it lasts, call Zelda's on the first of the month of your brithday, and register for a Free steak dinner, to be redeemed on a date later in the month assigned by Zelda's. It's a great deal - very popular with the locals.
The staff is very friendly and accommodating. Did I mention they have outdoor dining Right On the Beach?!

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Thank SteveHMonterey
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Reviewed May 11, 2013

Nice restaurant with a beautiful panoramic view to the beach and the pier. Try the steak is really good and a big portion for the price.Margaritas are good too. Service is excellent and family atmosphere.They have tv screens and music. I liked it!

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Thank Love2travel2222
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