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Stagnaro Bros Seafood

Municipal Wharf, Santa Cruz, CA 95060
+1 831-423-2180
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  • Excellent40%
  • Very good34%
  • Average17%
  • Poor6%
  • Terrible3%
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“clam chowder” (93 reviews)
“seafood” (84 reviews)
“crab melt” (7 reviews)
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Municipal Wharf, Santa Cruz, CA 95060
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We decided to have dinner on the pier one evening during our conference and we'd heard great things about Stagnaro Bros. Overall, the restaurant is nice with decent food and a nice staff but simply over priced and not the experience you'd expect for that...More

Thank Hondo H
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The clam chowder was delicious. Everything else was average. It was fun to drive out on the pier and the view was amazing because this restaurant is near the end of the pier.

Thank Sunshinecop67
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The clam chowder bowl here is AMAZING! There is also a great view from the wharf here and it's a nice relaxing area.

Thank melissacU1575SS
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Stagnates is the go to when family comes into town to visit. I always order the Boston clam chowder(white). The service is always consistent. The location and views are amazing. I love how there is a bar up stairs. Stagnaros also has a fish market...More

Thank Hcurrier
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

How fresh do you want your fish?? Stagnaro has its warehouse for its fish in mid-town Santa Cruz, and it's essentially all locally sourced. Good prices, great service. A must for the seafood lover.

Thank Adlai C
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

You can always count on Stagnaro's which has the freshest fish, tremendous views, and great cocktails. The service is always efficient and the location is fabulous. They have a good variety of choices and the prices are reasonable. Great place to take out-of- town guests.

Thank SunnySC-11
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

This must be one of the friendliest bars/restaurants in the area. Although we only stopped for drinks the food that we saw being served looked so appetizing that we were quite disappointed that we had already eaten.The drinks were served by Bill who was the...More

Thank Lin H
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Stagnaro Brothers Since 1937 and still operated by the same family, this is likely the oldest restaurant on the wharf in Santa Cruz but it still is excellent and as authentic for seafood as you can get. Beside the restaurant inside they have an outdoor...More

Thank JohnHarris007
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The seafood is fresh, the dishes are good and the service is very good and friendly. Great place for families. Will return for their Blackened Ahí Tuna Salad.

Thank Jorge M
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Neat location at the end of the pier in Santa Cruz, so the view and sunset were beautiful. We had the ciopino, linguine with white clam sauce and the seafood lasagna. All were good but nothing spectacular. Our waiter kept getting lost so the service...More

Thank rsoucy20
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23 July 2015|
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Response from Rexster555 | Reviewed this property |
No reservations necessary. They have two floors so when you go in and ask about a table on the first floor you can go upstairs and see if the wait there is shorter. The whole menu is available on both floors. No dress... More
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, Breakfast, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Bar Scene, Groups, Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining, Child-friendly, Kids, View
Open Hours
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Municipal Wharf, Santa Cruz, CA 95060
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Santa Cruz
  • Phone Number: +1 831-423-2180
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