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La Posta Restaurant

538 Seabright Ave, Santa Cruz, CA 95062-3421
+1 831-457-2782
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Overview
  • Excellent57%
  • Very good30%
  • Average5%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible3%
Travellers talk about
“pasta” (17 reviews)
“bread” (12 reviews)
“salumi misti” (2 reviews)
Open Now
5:00 PM - 9:00 PMAll hours
CUISINES
Italian, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
PRICE
$$ - $$$
RATINGS
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LOCATION
538 Seabright Ave, Santa Cruz, CA 95062-3421
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11 - 20 of 106 reviews

Reviewed 12 February 2017

We live in the Bay Area and I chose this restaurant for our overnight in Santa Cruz. We were expecting decent Italian food based on reviews, but it way surpassed our expectations. My husband thought the pasta here is better than SPQR in SF! We...More

3  Thank Susan M
Reviewed 17 January 2017

Leaving to go there in a few minutes for neighborhood night. Do this fairly regularly...pasta or pizza and a glass of house wine for $17. Food is delicious, service is good and the ambiance is relaxed. One of our go-to spots.

3  Thank bruceberwald
Reviewed 17 October 2016 via mobile

Excellent Italian food! The specials are always creative and really good. They have a great menu with one of my favorite short ribs in town. Excellent wine and Moretti Amber (right now my favorite Italian brew). The service is also top notch! Great for a...More

4  Thank 2tundra
Reviewed 18 August 2016

great restaurant with excellent food. we really enjoyed it and would recommend it. staff were very friendly.

4  Thank mingk332
Reviewed 14 August 2016 via mobile

Specials included squid from Monterey - very fresh and house made pasta. The main was perfectly cooked chicken breast sliced and wrapped with speck - smoky, crispy. Delicioso!

2  Thank rock2ridge
Reviewed 18 July 2016

Pizza, pasta, homemade bread. Lovely small restaurant. Short walk from the Boardwalk. Would totally recommend for a nice but reasonably priced dinner.

3  Thank Nancy N
Reviewed 18 July 2016

...where should we eat? Visiting a friend in Aptos, I brought along a bottle of wine, for dinner at a restaurant of her choice. That choice was La Posta. It was chosen for its careful and mindful selection of locally produced ingredients, prepared in a...More

3  Thank S E
Reviewed 17 May 2016

This place has consistently excellent quality and imaginative menus. Their house-made bread is the best I've had anywhere!

5  Thank olive2eat
Reviewed 1 May 2016 via mobile

Elegant, creative, and sparkling fresh Italian using seasonal California ingredients. As some other reviewers have pointed out, portions are relatively modest, but we regarded this as a plus, since it gave us the opportunity to share some antipasti and a pasta course before moving on...More

4  Thank Laurel G
Reviewed 25 April 2016

Once again La Posta did not fail. Best Pizza in town as well as other main dishes that are carefully prepared. Potato gnocchi was light and served with stewed oxtail, nettles and gremolata and was delicious.

2  Thank grazia2626
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Average prices
US$20 - US$40
Meals
Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Dining Style
Casual Dining
Good for
Romantic
Open Hours
Sunday
5:00 PM - 8:00 PM
Tuesday
5:00 PM - 9:00 PM
Wednesday
5:00 PM - 9:00 PM
Thursday
5:00 PM - 9:00 PM
Friday
5:00 PM - 9:30 PM
Saturday
5:00 PM - 9:30 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 538 Seabright Ave, Santa Cruz, CA 95062-3421
    (Murray)
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Santa Cruz
  • Phone Number: +1 831-457-2782
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