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Dolphin Restaurant

Classic little diner at the end of the Santa Cruz Wharf. Fish & Chips, chowder in a bread bowl, burgers, freash seafood, pasta and steak entrees. A local favorite spot since 1963. Take a seat inside or in our outdoor patio. We also have a to-go window. Visit the seal lions and the Dolphin Restaurant. Open everyday for breakfast, lunch and dinner at 8:00 a.m. 831-426-5830. 71-A Municipal Wharf.

Firefish GrillFirefish Grill logo

Featuring a mesquite wood burning grill in our brand new exhibition kitchen. Fresh traditional seafood, steaks and homemade pasta dishes served California cuisine style at reasonable prices. Full bar, specialty drinks, and a cool beer and wine list. Fabulous ocean views from every seat. Celebrating 30 delicious years on the Santa Cruz Wharf. Open everyday for lunch and dinner. 831-423-5200. 25 Municipal Wharf.


Family-style dining. Serving fine, fresh foods in a relaxed and casual atmosphere. Breakfast, lunch, and dinner. Open 6:30 a.m. to 9 p.m., seven days a week. 831-423-2010. 37 Municipal Wharf.


MiramarFresh seafood at its best with an unrivaled view of Lighthouse Point. Outdoor dining on our patio. Thursday Live Maine Lobster $14.95. $3 Ritas Monday through Sunday 2:30 p.m. to 6 p.m. Daily lunch and dinner from 11:30 a.m. Sunday Brunch 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. Reservations accepted 831-423-4441. Full bar. Major credit cards accepted. Live music Saturdays and Sundays in the summer. Open Monday through Friday, 11:30 a.m. -10 p.m.; Saturday, 11 a.m. -10 p.m., and Sunday, 11 a.m. - 9 p.m. Phone: 831-423-4441. Fax: 831-457-0150. 45 Municipal Wharf. Email:


OlitasA fresh approach to Mexican cuisine combining traditional and nouveau ingredients and original combinations. The menu and breath-taking ocean view make Olitas an experience you'll never forget. Don't forget to try our award winning margaritas and Taco Tuesdays and Thursdays! ($6 for a taco and a margarita or beer) Located upstairs. Open daily for lunch and dinner starting at noon. Reservations or questions: 831-458-9393. 49-B Municipal Wharf.

Paradise Dogs

Hot dogs, sodas, water and chips. Located just inside and to the left of the entrance to the Santa Cruz Wharf. 831-429-8226.


Riva Fish House is a great place to grab a nice meal on the Santa Cruz Wharf. The food is great - from fresh warm French bread, to fried zucchini, to exquisitely prepared fish of all varieties. Open 7 days a week 11 am-8:00 pm. 831-429-1223. 31 Municipal Wharf.

Stagnaro Bros. Seafood Inc.

Seafood restaurant and fish market specializing in the largest variety of fresh seafood from around the world. Full bar, excellent view, food-to-go. 831-423-2180. 32 Municipal Wharf.

Vino Prima Wine BarVino Prima Logo

Vino Prima features:

Wines by the flight (flight=3 wines, 2 oz. taste each)
Wines by the glass (including beer and sparkling water)
Over 100 wines by the bottle

Vino Prima is not just a wine's a Destination! 831-426-0750. 55-B/C Municipal Wharf.

Woodies Cafe
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A taste of Santa Cruz past and present. A unique new addition to the Santa Cruz Wharf. Inspired by Woodies on the Wharf. A fun, casual and affordable place to eat. Order up Fish & Chips, Chowder in a Bread Bowl, Snapper Florentine, French Dip Sandwich or a Crab Louie. Grab an oceanview table or take it to go. A Great Deal on the Bay...Woodies Cafe! 831-423-5200. 25 Municipal Wharf.


Last updated: 11/18/2013 10:02:22 AM