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Kiantis Pizza & Pasta Bar

1100 Pacific Ave, Santa Cruz, CA 95060-4415
+1 831-469-4400
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  • Excellent31%
  • Very good44%
  • Average18%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible3%
Travellers talk about
“calzone” (11 reviews)
“pizza rolls” (5 reviews)
“salad” (20 reviews)
Closes in 6 min
Italian, Pizza, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
1100 Pacific Ave, Santa Cruz, CA 95060-4415
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Reviewed May 5, 2018 via mobile

I had half & half pizza. Fiesta & Gorgonzola. Both ere very nice. I had Gluten free base/crust which was ultra thin & tasty. Wife had deep pan shrimp which she liked. Longboard lager was beautiful. Service was ok, nothing special. We had Jasmine who...More

Thank Hiilander69
Reviewed April 29, 2018

Thursday all night happy hour is a nice touch. Sat in the bar area and a little loud, guessing if we were in the restaurant area would be less noisy. Food was good, great sandwich and pasta.

Thank KarenKAFVL
Reviewed April 8, 2018 via mobile

Wanted to love this place but it just didn't work for the kids in the party, loved the dance show, food was great, but had issues with both the kids meals, most likely would go again but not with young kids. Portions huge felt like...More

Thank Katharine E
Reviewed April 7, 2018 via mobile

Loved this place. Perfect for grandchildren - very kid friendly. Excellent grownup food and wine. And what could be better than staff throwing pizza to Donna Summer? Strongly recommend!!!

Thank Sam B
Reviewed April 4, 2018 via mobile

Visited as the other pizza restaurant we wanted to go to was busy. Service poor, had to ask for drinks several times before they came. There was an offer on for 2 dishes for $20 one was pepperoni pizza, as my daughter doesn’t like pepperoni...More

Reviewed March 10, 2018

The lady who owns this place had a great idea: great bistro Italian food with a fun atmosphere. On a weekend night, hang around til the pizza dough tossing show where the staff parade around the joint, the pizza tossers spinning. Some of the pizza...More

Thank RonCentralCA
Reviewed February 13, 2018

This is a great place on Pacific Avenue to consume great pizza or to have a lunch with tasty sandwiches.

Thank Lee G
Reviewed November 10, 2017 via mobile

The food here is average. We had no idea of the show the staff would put on. On Friday and Saturday night they all do some practiced dances and performing to music. It made for a fun surprise. If you are in the mood for...More

Thank Jonathan W
Reviewed November 2, 2017

Everything here is amazing, plus the staff takes it to the next level! If you can make it out on Friday, you should really check out their pizza tossing show. The spicy pasta is my usual go to, but everything I have tried has been...More

Thank Mamma_Monkey45
Reviewed September 8, 2017

I took my daughter, her friend and my niece to Santa Cruz to escape the heat. The girl at the front desk of the hotel recommended this place and suggested her favorite dish - the Spicy Pasta - which I ended up getting. We sat...More

Thank The_Travelin_Monkey
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Amy A
July 28, 2017|
Response from Vivdog75 | Reviewed this property |
Yes you can do any pizza gluten free and their is a Kiantis saute that you can order without noodles. Hope this helps
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Reservations
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids, Groups
Open Hours
10:00 a.m. - 10:00 p.m.
11:00 a.m. - 10:00 p.m.
11:00 a.m. - 10:00 p.m.
11:00 a.m. - 10:00 p.m.
11:00 a.m. - 10:00 p.m.
11:00 a.m. - 10:00 p.m.
10:00 a.m. - 10:00 p.m.
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1100 Pacific Ave, Santa Cruz, CA 95060-4415
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Santa Cruz
  • Phone Number: +1 831-469-4400
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