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€€ - €€€, Seafood,
231 Esplanade, Capitola, CA 95010-3273
+1 831-476-2263
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  • Excellent39%
  • Very good46%
  • Average10%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible4%
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“tacos” (27 reviews)
“chips and salsa” (12 reviews)
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Bar, Seafood, Contemporary, Mexican, Vegetarian Friendly
€€ - €€€
231 Esplanade, Capitola, CA 95010-3273
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Reviewed yesterday

My daughter to me to Margaritaville on Sunday for a pre birthday brunch, It was amazing the food was delish and the drinks were powerful the day was Great and I really enjoyed the food the drinks and the staff was so friendly.

Thank Gladys56
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Request table outside for a wonderful lunch or dinner. Very authentic Mexican food with excellent margaritas of all kinds. Always have great service, too. Make sure to make reservations as they can get very busy with walk ins..

Thank Sterling M
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

(6 photos) Went here with family and the bill for 7 (6 adults & 1 baby) and the bill was $130! And, we didn't order anything unusual. I would be a little more careful next time about what we order. It is still worth it...More

Thank Gil M
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We chose this restaurant for two reasons: Dog friendly and had vegetarian items. We were pleasantly surprised by the good tasting food. The food was tasty but not spicy. We enjoyed it so much we went one day for lunch and another day for dinner....More

Thank Peggy S
Reviewed 14 August 2018 via mobile

Decent enough food but nothing special. Margarita was OK. The best part of the visit was the nice view (we sat outside) and the friendly service.

Thank Tomby1
Reviewed 29 July 2018 via mobile

This is not one of Jimmy Buffett’s Margaritavilles. I guess it is my fault for getting drawn in by the name, and not looking closer before bringing the family here. The menu was limited and a little overpriced. We ordered a pitcher of classic margaritas...More

1  Thank H20skibum
Reviewed 4 July 2018 via mobile

Great Happy Hour and a good value. Amazing view with great atmosphere. Ordered Guacomole with chips and the Seafood Ceviche which just ok. Staff are attentive and I’ll come back again and would also recommend‼️

Thank Olala
Reviewed 3 July 2018

Enjoyed happy hour at margaritaville. Margaritas where ok..not sweet which is the way i like them. Calamari was great. Rest just ok

1  Thank 64falcon260
Reviewed 2 July 2018 via mobile

Fun place with nice view, especially if you sit outside. Casual, family friendly. We also told them we had limited time due to a wedding we were going to and despite how busy they were, we got our food quickly and it was great.

Thank Teri T
Reviewed 26 May 2018 via mobile

We were here for lunch and ordered ceviche, grilled chicken tacos, soup, guacamole chips & salsa and couple of more items... I think only the ceviche was good. Tacos had no flavor in them, I would say $1.50 taco is more flavorful than these. Guacamole...More

1  Thank Sumeet S
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$10 - US$30
Bar, Seafood, Contemporary, Mexican, Vegetarian Friendly
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, Drinks
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Accepts Discover, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Bar Scene, View, Child-friendly, Kids, Special Occasion Dining
Open Hours
11:00 - 21:00
11:30 - 21:00
11:30 - 21:00
11:30 - 21:00
11:30 - 21:00
11:30 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 231 Esplanade, Capitola, CA 95010-3273
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Capitola
  • Phone Number: +1 831-476-2263
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Margaritaville has reopened under new ownership with a new 25 seat bar, service staff and menu. We offer fresh sustainable contemporary Mexican seafood in a first class casual environment with panoramic oceanviews.
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