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La Posta Restaurant

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538 Seabright Ave, Santa Cruz, CA 95062-3421 (Murray)
+1 831-457-2782
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17:00 - 20:00
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Sun 17:00 - 20:00
Tue - Thu 17:00 - 21:00
Fri - Sat 17:00 - 21:30
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SANTA CRUZ
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36 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

La Posta is one of the best Italian restaurants that I have ever enjoyed. I am continually impressed with their culinary skill at every visit. Last night was another home run offering with each person in our six person group duly pleased with their meals. Our daughter love's salads. They scored big time. My wife and I enjoy posta with... More 

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1 Thank Charles S
San Francisco, California
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65 reviews
31 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
Reviewed 6 March 2017

and has been for many years. great pasta dishes, wonderful pizzas, good wine list at reasonable prices, warm wait staff. low key, informal. just great food. and easy parking. I almost forgot to mention that they bake terrific bread in house.

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3 Thank kurt3650
Santa Cruz, California
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16 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
Reviewed 13 February 2017

We have been to this restaurant at least 3 or 4 times and enjoyed our dinners. The setting is very casual and we have had some excellent dishes, especially some appetizers from the daily specials. We have also had some fairly mundane items and that is what keeps me from giving it 5 stars.

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2 Thank Jerry F
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9 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
Reviewed 13 February 2017

We live in the Bay Area and I chose this restaurant for our overnight in Santa Cruz. We were expecting decent Italian food based on reviews, but it way surpassed our expectations. My husband thought the pasta here is better than SPQR in SF! We had a pork ragu, greens with homemade pasta. It was perfectly braised, balanced, and paired... More 

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2 Thank Susan M
Santa Cruz, California
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14 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 18 January 2017

Leaving to go there in a few minutes for neighborhood night. Do this fairly regularly...pasta or pizza and a glass of house wine for $17. Food is delicious, service is good and the ambiance is relaxed. One of our go-to spots.

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3 Thank bruceberwald
Aptos, California
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17 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
Reviewed 18 October 2016 via mobile

Excellent Italian food! The specials are always creative and really good. They have a great menu with one of my favorite short ribs in town. Excellent wine and Moretti Amber (right now my favorite Italian brew). The service is also top notch! Great for a special night out, or just a night off from cooking:)

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4 Thank 2tundra
London, United Kingdom
2 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
Reviewed 19 August 2016

great restaurant with excellent food. we really enjoyed it and would recommend it. staff were very friendly.

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4 Thank mingk332
berkeley, california
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19 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
Reviewed 14 August 2016 via mobile

Specials included squid from Monterey - very fresh and house made pasta. The main was perfectly cooked chicken breast sliced and wrapped with speck - smoky, crispy. Delicioso!

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2 Thank rock2ridge
San Francisco, California
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10 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
Reviewed 18 July 2016

Pizza, pasta, homemade bread. Lovely small restaurant. Short walk from the Boardwalk. Would totally recommend for a nice but reasonably priced dinner.

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3 Thank Nancy N
Jemez Springs, New Mexico
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13 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 18 July 2016

...where should we eat? Visiting a friend in Aptos, I brought along a bottle of wine, for dinner at a restaurant of her choice. That choice was La Posta. It was chosen for its careful and mindful selection of locally produced ingredients, prepared in a variety of excellent Italian dishes. This means tonight's meal may not be back next week,... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$20 - US$40
Cuisine
Italian, Gluten Free Options
Meals
Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Dining Style
Casual Dining
Good for
Child-friendly, Romantic
Open Hours
Sunday
17:00 - 20:00
Tuesday
17:00 - 21:00
Wednesday
17:00 - 21:00
Thursday
17:00 - 21:00
Friday
17:00 - 21:30
Saturday
17:00 - 21:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 538 Seabright Ave, Santa Cruz, CA 95062-3421
    (Murray)
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Santa Cruz
  • Phone Number: +1 831-457-2782

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?