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1750 Wharf Rd, Capitola, CA 95010-2837
+1 831-475-1511
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  • Excellent65%
  • Very good25%
  • Average7%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible2%
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“prime rib” (68 reviews)
“scallops” (42 reviews)
“lamb” (31 reviews)
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American, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
1750 Wharf Rd, Capitola, CA 95010-2837
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Took cable car down to restaurant Food delicious,service attentive Ideal place for a special occasion

Thank jubilado2017
Reviewed 1 week ago

This is by far the restaurant to go to for atmosphere, the trolley is a delight to ride, but if you are adventurous take the stairs, there are quite a few- don't say I didn't warn you. The natural beauty of the outdoors is incorporated...More

Thank Roxy D
Reviewed 1 week ago

I called this an experience because it is more than just fine dining. It is a historical property that has kept it's charm over the years. It had been over 30 years since dining here and it was still fantastic. There are several rooms and...More

Thank aandmrun
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

My wife and I had dinner here. We chose an early time so we could experience the change of ambiance from day to night. We got there around 4:30pm and sat by the fire place in the bar. After a couple of drinks, we went...More

1  Thank CasualHockeyFan
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We were seated on time. Our waiter, Lincoln, gave us menus and asked if we needed drinks. We order a Cosmo and a gin Collins. They were swiftly delivered. We started out with the Baked Brie and Fried Calamari appetizers. The calamari was served with...More

1  Thank Gary E
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

My stepdaughter wanted to treat me for my birthday! We had a fabulous time. The restaurant was very busy so we ended up on the patio. The outside heaters made the evening very comfortable. Our waiter explained it was 2/1 wine and we both tried...More

1  Thank hjcbirdbath
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Went to dinner with another couple and we always have a great meal at Shadowbrook. We each selected a different dish to share and they were all excellent. Prime Rib, Scallops, Swordfish, and Lamb were all cooked well, came out at the same time, and...More

2  Thank Jeff M
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

I have been here several times now, and every time has been a great experience. The location awesome, the layout fun, and the lighting and table set-ups are great for a date or even a group or family dinner. Food is delicious and well prepared...More

Thank marchY3442YY
Reviewed 5 weeks ago

What a wonderful anniversary dinner! We skipped this two years ago because the ratings had dropped, but they are way back on top now, so we tried it again. This is an iconic restaurant, full of tradition, and very romantic. We were picked up at...More

Thank 2Klecks
Reviewed 13 February 2018 via mobile

Anyone who’s ever been here knows that the restaurant and setting are beyond compare. Simply stunning. Our server, Mathew, was fabulous. Kind, funny, knowledgeable, attentive. My husband had scallops in a cream sauce that was delicious. Unfortunately, I was disappointed in the lobster as it...More

Thank NoraMcDaniel
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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!
13 July 2016|
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Response from Janet K | Reviewed this property |
I would call the restaurant.
20 April 2016|
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Response from Nick L |
It's a shuttle service provided by Shadowbrook. Our pick up location at the Monarch Cove Inn was complimentary. Just tip the driver!
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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
Special Occasion Dining, Groups, Child-friendly, Bar Scene, View, Business meetings, Local cuisine, Romantic
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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