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1750 Wharf Rd, Capitola, CA 95010-2837
+1 831-475-1511
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  • Excellent67%
  • Very good24%
  • Average7%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“prime rib” (69 reviews)
“scallops” (43 reviews)
“steak” (47 reviews)
Opens in 28 min
American, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
1750 Wharf Rd, Capitola, CA 95010-2837
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Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

Had a fantastic meal! Lobster, scallops, filet and prime rib were all excellent! Service was just magnificent and we actually ate here twice. It was so good! I would highly recommend it. Without a doubt, would eat here again when I’m in the area.

Thank Allison A
Reviewed 5 days ago

Andrew was our waiter and he was quite good - not hovering but there when you needed something. Rode the funiculare from street level down to the restaurant - fun! The menu had lots of nice choices and was moderately priced. I had the pork...More

Thank AndiamoBrian
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Great atmosphere. Good service. Only there for a cocktail but have been there before and had appetizers with drinks. Always pleasant

Thank ebaniaga
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This is a historic local dinning icon. If you have never visited the Shadowbrook you should. If you think its too fancy plan a trip to the less formal Rock Room for wood fired pizza or steak wine and drinks. Parking is easy, staff is...More

Thank TradewindsHD
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

This restaurant has to be one of the most beautiful restaurants in the world. The multi level location with waterfalls and wonderful foliage makes this a great place to visit. Unfortunately, the positive comments stop there. The service is extremely lacking, the wait staff was...More

Thank jagm65
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

The restaurant itself is worth seeing, but the food was delicious. We enjoyed the mushroom and artichoke appetizers. We had a steak and scallop entrees (server recommendation) which were very good and our vegan friend enjoyed his dish as well. Our server was very pleasant...More

Thank Katherine1650
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This is our favorite place to go for special occasions. We ate there on our wedding night 52 years ago and still go back. The grounds are beautiful, the tram so much fun to ride and the ambiance is so quaint. The wait staff is...More

Thank Sally S
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The food was good and the waiter was funny - but its stops there. A total of 7 times, they forgot to bring us stuff we ordered - and thats not acceptable for a restaurant of this calibre!

Thank JorIB88
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Shadowbrook recently catered an event for me, 26 people. I couldn't have been more pleased. The wait staff was attentive and efficient, the food was excellent and you have to look long and hard to beat the ambiance. Good for couples or groups.

Thank 32358Elle73
Reviewed 5 weeks ago

Shadowbrook is a wonderful place for a romantic evening. Their setting, on the creek and in the trees, is beautiful. Food is always great, and service is professional, informed and sensitive. The menu is quite varied and there's something for everyone. They have a wonderful...More

Thank ButchJr
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Scott I
17 August 2018|
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Response from Bob J | Reviewed this property |
There is a corkage fee, but the wine list does not specify an amount. It may also be limited to only one bottle from the outside. Best to check with them 831 475 1511
24 April 2018|
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Response from westcoastjoe1 | Reviewed this property |
No cut off shorts or t shirts. Regular dress shorts are ok as is jeans.
Kimberly C
14 March 2018|
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Response from pegami | Reviewed this property |
It is free - but we did make sure to tip the driver - enjoy!
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$30 - US$30
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
Local cuisine, Romantic, Special Occasion Dining, Groups, Bar Scene, View, Business meetings, Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
4:30 PM - 8:30 PM
5:00 PM - 8:30 PM
5:00 PM - 8:30 PM
5:00 PM - 8:30 PM
5:00 PM - 8:30 PM
5:00 PM - 8:30 PM
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
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