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Hula's Island Grill and Tiki Room

) #10 of 298 Restaurants in Santa Cruz €€ - €€€ American, , Hawaiian
221 Cathcart St, Santa Cruz, CA 95060-4419
+1 831-426-4852
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  • Excellent41%
  • Very good44%
  • Average13%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible0%
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“pupus” (7 reviews)
“plantains” (9 reviews)
“shrimp rolls” (5 reviews)
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American, Bar, Hawaiian, Polynesian, Gluten Free Options, Vegetarian Friendly
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221 Cathcart St, Santa Cruz, CA 95060-4419
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

I ordered the lemongrass encrusted Walu Walu and it was probably the best walu walu I've ever had. The others at my table ordered the Poke Bowl special, fish tacos, and a chicken dish that I don't recall the name of. We finished off our...More

Thank Luv W
Reviewed 1 week ago

Our guide from Mt. Herman Adventures suggested we try this place when she heard we were staying in Santa Cruz. Instead of eating near our hotel on the beach, we ventured into town for an awesome dinner! The decor and vibe in this place is...More

Thank iowacooldad
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We really liked the place: a little bit off the main Street with an interesting menu. The mango ahi caesar salad is highly recommended.

Thank Nathalie V
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The food was good, ok portions, a little pricy. We have 2 parties of 5 people each and sat at separate tables, the waitress DID NOT WANT to give us separate checks to pay, her excuse was that our food will not come out together,...More

Thank kankney
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Always friendly service and great food. The seared Ahi Tuna is wonderful and the shrimp tacos are magnificent.

Thank Jim R
Reviewed 21 June 2017 via mobile

Tuesday they have happy hour prices all day. Really good drinks. Some really neat decor inside ( tiki totems, surfboards etc). Our waitress was really friendly. On a side note we took an Uber there and back and had great experiences with both drivers. Friendly...More

Thank Tcard2013
Reviewed 14 June 2017

They have the best happy hour every day. The day to go is all day Tuesday. Their mac and cheese very rich, but tasty. Get the naked chicken wings and put as little or as much sauce on them. They have two different sauces. I...More

Thank timteresa0
Reviewed 14 May 2017 via mobile

Hula's offers a wide variety of soups, salads and sandwiches. The grilled fish sandwich, the fries and fish soup was excellent. The shrimp egg rolls were very tasty as well. The service was excellent for the entire meal and prices was very reasonable

Thank ddmullis
Reviewed 13 May 2017 via mobile

My husband and I stopped by for lunch. I had the tuna poke and the arugula salad, the salad was fabulous, tuna poke was just okay, had to ask for soy sauce to give it some life. My husband had the tuna bowl which was...More

Thank Terri W
Reviewed 21 April 2017

Great beer and appetizer options for happy hour. We tried the abalone style calamari, the korean bbq ban mi sliders and the spring rolls. Really tasty and affordable stop for a quick lunch.

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Takeout, Reservations, Free Wifi
Good for
Groups, Local cuisine, Bar Scene, Special Occasion Dining, Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
11:30 - 21:30
16:30 - 22:00
11:30 - 22:00
11:30 - 22:00
11:30 - 22:00
11:30 - 23:00
11:30 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 221 Cathcart St, Santa Cruz, CA 95060-4419
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Santa Cruz
  • Phone Number: +1 831-426-4852
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