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Red Restaurant & Bar

$$ - $$$,
200 Locust St, Santa Cruz, CA 95060-3813
+1 831-425-1913
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  • Excellent44%
  • Very good28%
  • Average4%
  • Poor8%
  • Terrible16%
1 week ago
“Great Drinks, Great Atmosphere and Seating”
2 weeks ago
“Love the atmosphere ”
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Bar, Pub
$$ - $$$
200 Locust St, Santa Cruz, CA 95060-3813
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Reviewed 1 week ago

I can't comment on any of the food, but the drink menu is awesome, interesting, and offers lots of twists on the old classics. I love the sofas and comfy chairs -- this is a great place to come to relax after a long hard...More

Thank Jill Z
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Just to be clear, if you up the stairs, you'll be in the restaurant. If you want just the bar, stay downstairs and go around the corner. The bar has a nice dive feel to it that is charming. The upstairs has a throwback ambiance...More

Thank Breana M
Reviewed 4 June 2017

My wife spent some time last night at Red and had a great time, until closing time. She had taken a taxi there and asked the staff to call a taxi to take her home. They told her initially that it would be 20 minutes...More

Thank plummermark
Reviewed 13 October 2016 via mobile

We chose this restaurant based on some of the menu selections. It is restaurant week and we understood there was a price fix menu. I checked with the server and explained that I could not have sugar. I asked if it was possible to do...More

Thank JeriLG
Reviewed 21 August 2016

Had a group of 10 for a friends birthday and Red Restaurant and Bar delivered an a,amazing experience. The service was casual, on point and super friendly. The food was amazing, squid ink risotto and brussel sprout chips, cream cheese won tons, excellent small selection...More

Thank Christopher C
Reviewed 27 June 2016

An early dinner at Red was the perfect quiet spot in our attempt to escape the hectic pace of the boardwalk. Up old carpeted stairs, the stately hardwood bar, with red glowing sconces and candles, and a comfy spread of upholstered couches and sofas strewn...More

Thank denisefromnapa
Reviewed 20 June 2016

The red is the sort of bar that offers good food and drinks at a late time, while offering pub atmosphere. Sure it gets dicey every so often but I've never had a problem. The steak salad and the fries are ridiculously good and hit...More

Thank Yesenia C
Reviewed 16 May 2016

This is a nice spot to grab a cocktail at the end of a busy tourist day or after work. We got there about 430pm, the place was pretty empty. We picked a spot at the far end of the room at one of the...More

Thank Marti B
Reviewed 23 January 2016

We lived in Santa Cruz County for almost 6 years and have never been to this restaurant until last week.This restaurant is upstairs in the Old Santa Cruz Hotel...the architecture of the building is worth a visit on its own...and the architecture adds to the...More

Thank Lipstick4me
Reviewed 13 December 2015 via mobile

Really nice food,nice place to meet friends and have a nice time together, truffle frys are awesome. And service very good highly recommended to meet friends and have a good time together

Thank JCHF
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$10 - US$25
Bar, Pub
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff
Open Hours
3:00 PM - 1:30 AM
3:00 PM - 1:30 AM
3:00 PM - 1:30 AM
3:00 PM - 1:30 AM
3:00 PM - 1:30 AM
3:00 PM - 1:30 AM
3:00 PM - 1:30 AM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 200 Locust St, Santa Cruz, CA 95060-3813
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Santa Cruz
  • Phone Number: +1 831-425-1913
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Relax in front of our dramatic fire place with friends, and enjoy world class food, and unique hand crafted cocktails. Red offers a variety of large, small, and shared plates made primarily with organic ingredients and inspired by many of influences. Red Restaurant and Bar is sophisticated and elegant. Open for Happy hour, fine dining and late night dining. Red is located upstairs in the Historic Santa Cruz Hotel at the corner of Cedar and Locust in downtown Santa Cruz.
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