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Zelda's

203 Esplanade, Capitola, CA 95010-3225
+1 831-475-4900
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Overview
  • Excellent17%
  • Very good37%
  • Average28%
  • Poor10%
  • Terrible8%
Travellers talk about
“brunch” (14 reviews)
“lobster” (16 reviews)
“prime rib” (8 reviews)
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CUISINES
American, Bar, Seafood, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
PRICE
$$ - $$$
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LOCATION
203 Esplanade, Capitola, CA 95010-3225
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Reviewed February 13, 2017

Zelda's is a great place to eat outside on a warm summer day. Has a great view of the beach. Food consists of large salads, sandwiches and burgers. Plus they have a brunch on Sundays. Fun to sit outside to have a beer, wine or...More

Thank mjnishi
Reviewed January 30, 2017

My wife and I both had the Shrimp Louie. Portion size is very good although the shrimps are small. The salad is very fresh and sufficiently varied. The thousand island dressing is thoughtfully served on the side. Both of us would have liked more croutons....More

Thank Ferdinand H
Reviewed January 4, 2017 via mobile

Went here because it was steps away from our motel and we were hungry but turned out to be a fantastic breakfast with a beautiful view. Will definitely stop here again when we are in the area. The huevos rancheros were so delicious !! Friendly...More

Thank hippimama715
Reviewed January 2, 2017 via mobile

$15.95 lobster night Thursday!! It was fabulous!!! Friends had to have huge mud pie desert, it looked amazing but I had to abstain.

Thank Lynne A
Reviewed December 30, 2016 via mobile

Recently visited Zelda's again on a mid afternoon trip to Capitola. Your biggest challenge will be finding parking if things are busy at all in this kind of quiet beach town. Capitola is a wonderful beach town, a wonderful beach front, open beach area, mixed...More

Thank kh57ca
Reviewed December 26, 2016 via mobile

This restaurant is located beach front, in the quaint town of Capitola. It has a very nice deck, with a beautiful view of the pier, cliff, and beach. The ocean waves are about 50 meters away.😁 A truly enjoyable location and view. The service is...More

Thank MichaelH6811GY
Reviewed November 26, 2016

We ordered a couple cappuccino's to go and when we opened the lid we found the shot of coffee with a barely noticeable amount of foam on top. Looked more like a mini latte. When we asked for more foam we were told cappuccino's are...More

Thank ram1rez
Reviewed November 5, 2016 via mobile

We like this place. Great views and good food. Busy on sunny days and every summer day. Good scrambles and eggs Benedict. The spicy Mary is a winner.

Thank Roger Q
Reviewed November 4, 2016

Zelda's is at the end of the row of restaurants in "The Village" of Capitola so it has a lot of outdoor seating. We have family in Capitola and can walk down to the beach and restaurants. We usually end up at Zelda's. The food...More

Thank ohminer
Reviewed October 31, 2016 via mobile

I have been coming here for many years, situated on the beach. Average breakfast and Bloody Mary's were fine.. Good place to grab a quick bite.. Calamari is usually quite tasty and price is not to expensive.

Thank Gseppe64
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Meals
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, After-hours, Drinks
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Groups, Local cuisine, View, Kids, Child-friendly, Bar Scene
Open Hours
Sunday
7:00 a.m. - 2:00 a.m.
Monday
7:00 a.m. - 2:00 a.m.
Tuesday
7:00 a.m. - 2:00 a.m.
Wednesday
7:00 a.m. - 2:00 a.m.
Thursday
7:00 a.m. - 2:00 a.m.
Friday
7:00 a.m. - 2:00 a.m.
Saturday
7:00 a.m. - 2:00 a.m.
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 203 Esplanade, Capitola, CA 95010-3225
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Capitola
  • Phone Number: +1 831-475-4900
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