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Cava Wine Bar

115 San Jose Ave, Capitola, CA 95010-3261
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  • Excellent55%
  • Very good38%
  • Average5%
  • Poor0%
  • Terrible0%
25 Feb 2017
“Great place, but need more new world wines from outside California”
17 Dec 2016
“Fun Wine Bar, Friendly Service, Wide Selection of Wines”
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Wine Bar, European
115 San Jose Ave, Capitola, CA 95010-3261
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Reviewed 26 February 2017 via mobile

Great for California wines, but surprisingly weak on good whites wines, such as Sauvignon Blanc from New Zealand. My suggestion: offer a range of Sauvignon Blanc ranging from the iconic Cloudy Bay to other good New Zealand. I am an American and a California, but...More

Thank BangkokExpat54
Reviewed 17 December 2016

High quality wines, with a wide selection of flights, wines by the glass or wines by the bottle. Discovered a delicious new Riesling which was, unfortunately for me, sold out by the bottle. Domestic & foreign beers also on hand. Cozy atmosphere with occasional live...More

Thank hollisJ_dr
Reviewed 19 January 2016 via mobile

After eating at a nearby restaurant, we weren't ready to call it a night, so my husband and I stopped in Cava for a glass of wine. The two bartenders were very friendly and made great recommendations. They allowed us to taste before ordering a...More

Thank Derek K
Reviewed 2 December 2015 via mobile

I loved everything about this place. Super cozy with fire roaring and cozy seating. I arrived early and Zander greeted me warmly. After short conversation about palette likes/dislikes, he poured me exactly what I wanted and we conversed about current events and things. Really great...More

Thank Jaxg8torgirl
Reviewed 21 May 2015

I recently was writing a fictional story that took place in Barcelona, Spain. To enhance my story, I wanted to try some Spanish wines and pretend I was in Barcelona. Cava Wine Bar features some wine and sparkling wines from Spain. I explained to the...More

Thank Rachell S
Reviewed 25 March 2015

Cava has been around for going on 10 years and has had several ownership changes, but the quality of their wines and the service remains very good. It is nice to have a local wine bar that actually cares about the wines they serve, use...More

Thank cara f
Reviewed 2 March 2015

Cava Wine Bar is a friendly, relaxing environment to visit alone or with your friends. You can sample new wines, meet new people and be musically entertained. You are in the center of Capitola's hospitality, but this is not a beach bar. There is a...More

Thank hankzby
Reviewed 28 January 2015

Ended up here while waiting for a table a Caruso's next door. Bartenders couldn't have been more friendly and knowledgeable. Descriptions of wine were right on. Helped us select a perfect old vine Zin which we thoroughly enjoyed with appetizers provided by Caruso's.

Thank Loves2Travel999
Reviewed 23 July 2014

Great selection of interesting wines. Order the flights. Nice ambiance and walking distance from the beach

Thank Bikashc
Reviewed 15 June 2014

Stopped in for a glass of wine. Cozy and fun. Under new ownership and really friendly atmosphere. Fantastic selection of wine and food to nibble on.

Thank krsdolphins
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Restaurant Details

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Wine Bar, European
Lunch, Dinner, Drinks
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Open Hours
12:00 - 22:00
16:00 - 00:00
12:00 - 00:00
12:00 - 00:00
12:00 - 00:00
12:00 - 00:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 115 San Jose Ave, Capitola, CA 95010-3261
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Capitola
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