We noticed that you're using an unsupported browser. The TripAdvisor website may not display properly.We support the following browsers:
Windows: Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome. Mac: Safari.

Shadowbrook

1750 Wharf Rd, Capitola, CA 95010-2837
+1 831-475-1511
Call
Website
Save
Map
Satellite
Map updates are paused. Zoom in to see updated info.
Reset zoom
Updating Map...
Overview
  • Excellent65%
  • Very good25%
  • Average7%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible2%
Travellers talk about
“prime rib” (66 reviews)
“scallops” (35 reviews)
“lamb” (29 reviews)
Closed Now
All hours
CUISINES
American, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
PRICE
$$$$
RATINGS
Service
Food
Value
Atmosphere
LOCATION
1750 Wharf Rd, Capitola, CA 95010-2837
All Details
Write a ReviewReviews (791)
Traveller rating
Traveller type
Time of year
Language

1 - 10 of 781 reviews

Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

What a magnificent building and location. In order to get to the restaurant you can either take a old wooden tram down the hillside or you can walk down a series of steps that lead you through a beautifully landscaped hillside. Either way you will...More

Thank dandksmommy
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

The restored vintage cab rolled up in front of the hotel and “Taxi Jeff”, as he introduces himself, greeted us before taking us on the short drive down the hill to The Shadowbrook Restaurant. Upon our arrival at the restaurant, Jeff knew just the right...More

Thank SanDiegoDiversDown
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Gorgeous building in a lovely location. Service was impeccable and attentive. Food was perfect. This is such a wonderful place for a special meal experience.

Thank SimplyBC
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We booked (recommended) for 3 and while we've been here before, we always seem to get seated at the very bottom (nearest the canal which is not bad) but also near the kitchen. Honestly, no noise, and perhaps ideal if you want a spot that...More

Thank AJAhearn
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

A lovely place for dinner, setting is lovely, food very good, service phenomenal- this restaurant is run the way a business should be run-you won't be disappointed-be sure to make a reservation

Thank Guy046
Reviewed 5 weeks ago

Perfect family reunion venue. Delightful private banquet rooms with adjoining patios for appetizers and drinks with views. Outstanding wait staff and service

Thank 3Constance2016
Reviewed 5 weeks ago

It is always a pleasure to dine here. We have never been disappointed with anything on the great menu

Thank 417Linda
Reviewed 31 October 2017

This review is for a group dinner -- 32 people. They did a fantastic job with the food and the ambiance just can't be beat. The building and grounds are so interesting to walk around. Really made the whole night special and at a fairly...More

Thank tb911
Reviewed 30 October 2017

We were visiting Capitola and some friends who are locals insisted we join them for dinner at the Shadowbrook. After reading reviews here on TA, I already had it on the list of potential visits, but I had no idea it would be such an...More

1  Thank OldNorCalGuy
Reviewed 24 October 2017

So we have frequented this place many times, but recently we went for dinner and noticed how amazing the Scallops are. The sauce is remarkable. I'd eat that dish every time. Location - Capitola,CA and along the brook. It's quite enchanting , the beauty of...More

Thank vacationperson1
Nearby
Nearby Restaurants
Gayle's Bakery & Rosticceria
492 reviews
.48 km away
Paradise Beach Grille
318 reviews
.38 km away
Pizza My Heart
172 reviews
.41 km away
Nearby Attractions
Capitola City Beach
305 reviews
.51 km away
Capitola Historical Museum
28 reviews
.18 km away
Capitola Beach Company
14 reviews
.47 km away
Sante Adairius Rustic Ales
15 reviews
1.10 km away
Ask a question
Questions & Answers
mimimills2
13 July 2016|
AnswerShow all 3 answers
Response from Janet K | Reviewed this property |
I would call the restaurant.
0
Votes
NWGAL61
20 April 2016|
AnswerShow all 7 answers
Response from 427BeatleBob | Reviewed this property |
I usually drive to the restaurant so I am not aware of the car service.
0
Votes
rmahoney2015
28 June 2015|
AnswerShow all 9 answers
Response from Alan E | Reviewed this property |
I doubt it very much unless it is a seeing eye dog
0
Votes
Improve this listing

Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Average prices
US$30 - US$30
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Private Dining, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Dining Style
Casual Elegant
Good for
Special Occasion Dining, Child-friendly, Groups, Romantic, View, Business meetings, Local cuisine, Bar Scene
Open Hours
Sunday
4:30 PM - 8:30 PM
Monday
5:00 PM - 8:30 PM
Tuesday
5:00 PM - 8:30 PM
Wednesday
5:00 PM - 8:30 PM
Thursday
5:00 PM - 8:30 PM
Friday
5:00 PM - 8:30 PM
Saturday
4:30 PM - 9:30 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1750 Wharf Rd, Capitola, CA 95010-2837
    (Capitola Rd.)
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Capitola
  • Phone Number: +1 831-475-1511
Is This Your TripAdvisor Listing?
Own or manage this property? Claim your listing for free to respond to reviews, update your profile and much more. Claim Your Listing