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“Not dog friendly at all - bummer dude.”
Review of Santa Cruz Wharf

Santa Cruz Wharf
Ranked #4 of 87 things to do in Santa Cruz
Certificate of Excellence
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Reviewed January 17, 2013

Love the seafood, but why aren't you dog friendly. Carmel and Carmel Valley have it all over Santa Cruz Whart (not dog friendly)

Thank Robert S
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Reviewed January 13, 2013

I love the wharf. There are so many great delicious places to eat at there. Like every single restaurant on the wharf is super yummy. You can't really go wrong with anything you order or anywhere u choose to go. =)

Thank d g
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Reviewed January 2, 2013

Santa Cruz is a seaside city and is well-known. Perhaps the wharf is less well known as a destination. It is the old wharf (rebuilt at least 4 times) that was for fishing vessells. It is wide enough for a two-lane road, parking places, shops and restaurants. It is a great place to eat or to get souvenirs or classy items of jewelry or art. From the wharf, it is also possible to view sea life through a large square viewing hole (fenced) at the end. Sea lions come up on the planks that support the wharf and dry off and take naps! Seagulls panhandle for food bits, and on a sunny day you can see the other side of Monterrey Bay, where the city of Carmel shines in the sun. (That's where Clint Eastwood was mayor for a while.) Especially try the clam chowder at Stagnaros', a restaurant near the end of the wharf. It is famous! And ask for their sour dough bread with it! If you're really hungry, try a bread bowl of chowder. Another good seafood place is called Fire Fish. I didn't eat there, but my niece, who is a "local" loves that place.

There is a small fee for parking on the wharf. You get a ticket when you drive onto the wharf from a real person in a booth. As you exit the wharf, they levy the reasonable fee.

Thank Nancymweeks
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Reviewed December 25, 2012

This Wharf was by far my personal favorite. You could see the seaside amusement park, sea lions, pelicans, watch the sunset. The attractions are incredible and I would highly recommend walking down at the sunset. It was magical.

Thank Zoe M
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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.

Thank John P
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