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1750 Wharf Rd, Capitola, CA 95010-2837
+1 831-475-1511
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  • Excellent66%
  • Very good24%
  • Average7%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible2%
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American, Seafood, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
1750 Wharf Rd, Capitola, CA 95010-2837
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Reviewed 6 days ago

We sat near the fire place and it felt nice on a cold evening. We both had the pacific rim salmon. It was tasty and fish was moist. We also ordered the gingerbread pudding. Definitely a great seasonal dessert. The coffee is French press and...More

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank 8212jackie
Reviewed 1 week ago

Good food. Great atmosphere. This is a must go for any visit to Capitola/Santa Cruz area. Take the cable car down, but don't miss the stepped trail through the garden surrounding the restaurant.

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank pamACG
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We dined on the upper patio outside of the Rock Room. The patio was lovely and the overhead heaters kept us cozy on a cold November evening. Upon being seated, we were given both the Rock Room Menu and the Dining Room menu. We thought...More

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank TravelTrooperX2
Reviewed 12 November 2018

Great food! Ride the cable car down th hill to the restaurant on the river. Sit and relax in the bar. Great service

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank chsouthward
Reviewed 7 November 2018

High quality, fresh, diverse food. Charming ambiance, with picturesque outdoor seating areas. Unique tramway takes you down from street level to entry

Date of visit: August 2018
Thank limcandr
Reviewed 30 October 2018 via mobile

This is such a unique restaurant. It is very romantic, lit with white lights throughout, and set along the river with trees growing throughout.

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank Excursion732583
Reviewed 29 October 2018

We went there after a long day window shopping , walking around and.... in a windy afternoon . Didn't have food but drink,a few pieces of pizazz , and starters . Fresh juice , dark bear and chatting . The restaurant was in the hillside...More

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank kokab u
Reviewed 23 October 2018 via mobile

My boyfriend and I went to Shadowbrook to celebrate our anniversary. We didn't have a reservation but were able to find open seats in the bar area easily which was great because there was live music. The gondola ride down was fun and the restaurant...More

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank Alexandra H
Reviewed 15 October 2018

This was our third visit to Shadowbrook over the years, but it was just as special as our first visit. The food is incredible, no matter what you order. With every visit, I sneak a taste of my hubby’s dinner, and I’m never disappointed. But...More

Date of visit: October 2018
2  Thank LIsaMarie_112
Reviewed 30 September 2018

A meal like this doesn't happen every day. You take a tram from the parking lot down the hillside to the restaurant. The place is actually built along the hillside and stretches out over several levels. There's a stairway you can walk around, see a...More

Date of visit: September 2018
Thank limeadelover
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13 December 2018|
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Response from Sterling M | Reviewed this property |
Not sure ... I would call them directly through their website... happy hour is great as well in the bar area!
17 August 2018|
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Response from westcoastjoe1 | Reviewed this property |
If you Google search the restaurant, you will find a link to a PDF that outlines the fees.
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.
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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
Bar Scene, Romantic, Groups, Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining, Business meetings, View, Child-friendly
Open Hours
16:30 - 20:30
17:00 - 20:30
17:00 - 20:30
17:00 - 20:30
17:00 - 20:30
17:00 - 20:30
16:30 - 21:30
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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