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“My kind of dining experience on the wharf.”
4 of 5 bubbles Review of Santa Cruz Wharf

Santa Cruz Wharf
Ranked #4 of 82 things to do in Santa Cruz
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Watsonville, California
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48 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
“My kind of dining experience on the wharf.”
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed December 20, 2012

I like the ocean as a back drop to eating dinner and the restaraunts, shops and bars on the wharf all offer the sights of the Santa Cruz bay and coastline while enjoying yourself.

Visited October 2012
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“This is what a warf should look like”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed December 12, 2012

In my minds eye, if you look warf up in a dictionary you will see a picture of the Santa Cruz warf. A fun walk and my recommendation for lunch on the warf is Stagnaro Bros. By far, the most traditional, with old school prices, in fact I have no idea how they keep prices so low in these times. Any time you go in for lunch or dinner, it's full with locals. That says it all. Take time on the warf for the seals and surfers, so fun, so relaxing. Happy travels, trip advisor friends.

Visited December 2012
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San Marcos, California
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“Beautiful views and great restaurants”
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed December 4, 2012

I recommend seeing the wharf in Santa Cruz. In addition to great restaurants, it's a hoot to watch the birds and sea lions. We visited it several times this trip to see the wildlife and have dinner. There is a parking fee if you drive out on the wharf; but it's very reasonable. The wharf roadbed is not in very good shape, but you don't notice it that much while walking (just driving).

Visited December 2012
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Oakland, California
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“seals!”
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed November 30, 2012

The image of a group of 50 seals floating side by side will stay at the end of the pier will stay with me for years.

Visited November 2012
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Elk Grove, California
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“Good food.”
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed November 26, 2012

This Wahf has some good food and restaurants. It is a nice walk and has some great happy hours , You can visit the seals that are under the wharf or just the stores . You can fish off the wharf if you like or just have some fun.

Visited October 2012
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