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La Posta Restaurant

538 Seabright Ave, Santa Cruz, CA 95062-3421
+1 831-457-2782
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Overview
  • Excellent56%
  • Very good30%
  • Average6%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible3%
Travellers talk about
“pasta” (17 reviews)
“bread” (12 reviews)
“salumi misti” (2 reviews)
Closed
5:00 PM - 8:00 PMAll hours
CUISINES
Italian, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
PRICE
$$ - $$$
RATINGS
Service
Food
Value
Atmosphere
LOCATION
538 Seabright Ave, Santa Cruz, CA 95062-3421
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1 - 10 of 107 reviews

Reviewed 5 days ago

Very limited menu. Food was good...not great. Very busy but they handled all the customers well. Wine list was extensive and reasonably priced.

Thank MaryHanson19
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Went there for traditional Italian. Upon entering a nearly empty restaurant I was asked if I had a reservation. The lady was grumpy- my wife wanted to leave right then. I preserved. When they brought the menu, I did not see spaghetti a la bolognese...More

Thank Pierre_Kingston
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We dine at La Posta regularly, often twice a month (we are lucky to live within walking distance). We are glad that after about four years of steady patronage, we were recognized and greeted warmly each time. With a change in the personnel in the...More

1  Thank Clover88Live
Reviewed 9 August 2017

We enjoyed our meal so much, that we made reservations for the 2nd night when we walked out. Both nights the food was very fresh. The wine list is good, and our waiter made a great suggestion. We will come back! Oh yes, and don't...More

1  Thank Kelsey1976
Reviewed 21 June 2017

Food was exceptional, the wait staff on point, great wine suggestions. We had treh porzioni but, and I'm assuming, there appeared to be an owner milling about ( the bar in particular) who changed the atmosphere the minute she walked through the door ? Very...More

4  Thank Esteban B
Reviewed 14 June 2017

We came here out because the restaurants around were packed. The prices are very expensive, even without drinks. Our salad was just lettuce and a little sprinkle of cheese. Our pizza was good, but was also very pricey. The pasta was okay, but nothing great....More

2  Thank timteresa0
Reviewed 23 May 2017

La Posta never misses. Varied menu with weekly changes. Artistic preparation and presentation. My wife's favorite because the menu is different than other restaurants with local ingredients prepared wonderfully. Been coming here for years. Comfortable, a little high priced but worth it.

1  Thank Ric S
Reviewed 10 May 2017

We've been going here for at least five years, about six times a year. The food is always excellent, although it's tough to tell which dishes will be best from the menu descriptions. This time I had a wonderful salad with kumquats. Anything with nettles...More

2  Thank Caliber01
Reviewed 11 April 2017

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....More

2  Thank Charles S
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.

4  Thank kurt3650
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Average prices
US$20 - US$40
Meals
Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Dining Style
Casual Dining
Good for
Romantic
Open Hours
Sunday
5:00 PM - 8:00 PM
Tuesday
5:00 PM - 9:00 PM
Wednesday
5:00 PM - 9:00 PM
Thursday
5:00 PM - 9:00 PM
Friday
5:00 PM - 9:30 PM
Saturday
5:00 PM - 9:30 PM
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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