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Hula's Island Grill and Tiki Room

€€ - €€€American, ,
221 Cathcart St, Santa Cruz, CA 95060-4419
+1 831-426-4852
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  • Excellent44%
  • Very good41%
  • Average13%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible0%
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“ceviche” (13 reviews)
“burger” (24 reviews)
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American, Bar, Polynesian, Hawaiian, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options
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221 Cathcart St, Santa Cruz, CA 95060-4419
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Reviewed 6 days ago

We came to this restaurant while seeking a place to eat, the first night we came close to the hour of closing so we said we will check this place in other time so we can enjoy the experience, so we returned the next day,...More

Thank shai p
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Our large family’s visit to Hula’s was a spur-of-the-moment decision. We were looking for a dinner place on a Saturday night and didn’t have a reservation. Hula’s managed to fit us in, and We had a good experience. We struggled with what to order from...More

Thank T5940NUdavidh
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We've went here twice and both was during happy hour. I think the price for the food and drinks during that time are good. I would not pay more than that. If you are into Tiki and Hawaii vibe this place has got it. We've...More

Thank Fredrock
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We found that restaurant by exident and we were very happy with our choice to stay there for dinner. The food is delicious, the staff is very nice and though it is a bit crowded, we didn't have to wait long for a table.

Thank Tia D
Reviewed 27 July 2018

We were visiting on a beach trip with school aged kids. Loved this place. The drinks were delicious: not too sweet and plenty of rum (main tai) We had the hulu burger, curry tofu, jawaiian fish, and shrimp tacos after appetizer of spicy edamame (great)...More

Thank jessica p
Reviewed 10 July 2018

There are lots of restaurants in the Santa Cruz/Capitola/Aptos area, there's no reason to go to Hulu's. The service is average at best, but the food just doesn't deliver. The extensive menu looks varied and impressive, but that might be the problem. When you have...More

Thank Valleyblue
Reviewed 16 June 2018 via mobile

Found this place while exploring Santa Cruz. It was 11:30 a.m., and we were already hungry. A tiki bar in the morning, you ask? I hear what you’re saying, but at the time it just seemed right. I even had a “pink bikini martini” at...More

Thank cleorio
Reviewed 8 June 2018 via mobile

Tiki rooms hold a special place in my heart. This one is ok, especially. For NorCal. Pupu selection is limited but unique. Mai Tai’s are nothing special but good. All in all we enjoyed it.

Thank Larry v
Reviewed 15 May 2018

Honestly if you're looking for over-sugared, over-salted, over-sauced mediocre quality food..... we felt it was just sort of bleh.... though the decor is fun and the cocktails were good (but also a little too sweet). Nothing tasted particularly fresh.

Thank Diane W
Reviewed 7 April 2018 via mobile

Stubbled over this little treasure and can’t praise it enough The interior is so cool I love the vibe it makes me want my very own tiki bar We started off with well made cocktails then ordered some of the most delicious food, coconut shrimp...More

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Dinner, Lunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Takeout, Reservations
Good for
Bar Scene, Kids, Child-friendly, Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining, Groups
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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