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175 W Cliff Dr, at Dream Inn, Santa Cruz, CA 95060-5438
+1 831-460-5012
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  • Excellent41%
  • Very good36%
  • Average13%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible5%
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“sea scallops” (4 reviews)
“kale salad” (5 reviews)
Open Now
07:00 - 22:00 Hours
American, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
€€ - €€€
175 W Cliff Dr, at Dream Inn, Santa Cruz, CA 95060-5438
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Visited with girlfriend on a California roadtrip on the 01. July. Aquarius looks like an inviting restaurant with good views to the beach and pier. Too bad the food doesent match the view. The whole thing was like a comedy really. Our waiter Owen, who...More

Thank nidaros1
Reviewed 1 week ago

This is a wonderful spot to sit and watch the beach goers walking by. You have a great view of both the pier and the beach. The food was very good, I had the fish tacos (for lunch) and they were really excellent. The service...More

Thank avodoc
Reviewed 1 week ago

Came here because I was staying at the Dream Inn and wanted to check it out. My friends and I heard about a breakfast buffet so we jumped at the opportunity. The food was great and warm. Only complaint I had was the buffet food...More

Thank heyDanaLee
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Here is a restaurant that has fabulous views, food and service! Kind and beautiful people! To my astonishment,They did not complain about my partner having bare feet! They have tasty avocado fries to start, and also sweet potato fries that I love. They have the...More

Thank danielbittleston
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We had the best time just sitting at the bar having dinner spontaneously. Our bartenders Jacob and Zach were very professional and offered up good food and beverage recommendations for us. My drink was perfectly made, not too sweet and the food came quickly. Why...More

Thank Suzanne S
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We had breakfast, brunch & dinner during our 2 day stay at the Dream Inn. All of our meals were delicious and the wait staff were friendly and efficient. We've been coming to Santa Cruz for family vacations for 30 yrs and tried many of...More

Thank gregoryjulies
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

I have made several trips to Santa Cruz in the last year to visit my daughter, who is attending UCSC. I have stayed at The Dream Inn each time. Because I usually travel alone, I find myself more often than not dining on property. I...More

1  Thank SaintCoco
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We enjoyed an anniversary dinner. I though the prices were a little high for the casual surroundings. The appetizers were beautiful— beet salad, carpaccio, and i saw someone eating the 3 duck tacos appetizer as a meal. Delicious cocktails. The timing of the food was...More

Thank TravelinCalifornian
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I sneak in here for a bite and a cocktail every now and then. Great view and staff are friendly and knowledgeable. Jake is always a gentleman behind the bar.

Thank Eric O
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Probably the best place to eat while enjoying the gorgeous views of the Santa Cruz bay. Local fish dishes to slow cooked short ribs this place can fit any craving. Fun atmosphere and family friendly. Tonight it was just my honey and I winding down...More

Thank tw976
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Lurker L
23 February 2017|
AnswerShow all 4 answers
Response from rbashaw | Property representative |
Yes, absolutely. We also offer in-room dining if you prefer to have breakfast while enjoying the view from your balcony!
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$30 - US$60
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch
Restaurant features
Validated Parking, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Valet Parking, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Highchairs Available
Dining Style
Casual Elegant
Good for
Groups, Romantic, Child-friendly, View, Special Occasion Dining, Kids, Business meetings, Bar Scene, Local cuisine
Open Hours
07:00 - 22:00
07:00 - 22:00
07:00 - 22:00
07:00 - 22:00
07:00 - 22:00
07:00 - 22:00
07:00 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 175 W Cliff Dr, at Dream Inn, Santa Cruz, CA 95060-5438
    (Bay Street)
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Santa Cruz
  • Phone Number: +1 831-460-5012
  • E-mail
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