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Stagnaro Bros Seafood

Municipal Wharf, Santa Cruz, CA 95060
+1 831-423-2180
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  • Excellent39%
  • Very good34%
  • Average17%
  • Poor6%
  • Terrible4%
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“chowder” (43 reviews)
“seafood” (76 reviews)
“crab” (27 reviews)
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American, Seafood, Soups, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
Municipal Wharf, Santa Cruz, CA 95060
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1 - 10 of 452 reviews

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

A group of my co workers and I went for dinner while on a business trip. The food was good and the service was great. The clam chowder was the best! A great spot in all.

Thank Rachael G
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

My husband and I frequent this restaurant to share this delicious salad and soup. If your lucky enough to get a seat at the bar with the awesome bartender Bill have him make you one of his special Bloody Mary's You will love it!

1  Thank Marci5
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We just returned from a dinner in the Stagnaro Bros. restaurant near the end of the Santa Cruz Wharf, something we've been doing for many years. It's family friendly and fresh, with courteous service. Favorites are the sourdough rolls, New England clam chowder, fish tacos...More

Thank Annie32634
Reviewed 1 week ago

This is the best crab salad you can get in Santa Cruz in my opinion. They give you so much crab it lasts all the way through to the end of the salad. You don't end up with lettuce and no crab. It might be...More

Thank Linda B
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

They used to be good. We went in July 2017 and were very disappointed. The fish was tough and dry. Fries were good. The grilled cheese sandwich the child ordered was partly burned. Service was very slow. Fast food chains are far superior to Stagnaro...More

Thank sandracY9672IH
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We visited this restaurant based on high Trip Advisor scores but, unfortunately, have to report that we were extremely disappointed with the quality of the food. My wife's choice of halibut was dry and the fried calamari I ordered were deep fried and covered in...More

Thank PaulShadbolt
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I don't know where or how to start but here goes Clam chowder- tasteless despite the heaps of hot sauce I put in Petrale sole - another flavorless dish - the only saving grace was the tartar sauce but even that was mediocre. It had...More

Thank Jose M
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This is a staple for Clam Chowder Bread Bowls. Now you can't order a bread bowl inside the restaurant but you can at the ToGo window outside. Inside there are views surrounding you. Upstairs you can watch the sunset. This restaurant is one of my...More

Thank Shayna T
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Went here with my BFF for Happy Hour after some beach time. Great views on the upper deck of the ocean, and fabulous happy hour appetizers! We had the lobster quesadilla and coconut shrimp with sweet chili sauce, both were delicious and at a discounted...More

Thank Cheryl U
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Nice restaurant in a great location. Got the recommended fish tacos and clam chowder, both were very good. The sourdough dinner roll was also very good. I actually got there at 8:30, but they were still seating people after nine, so I don't think the...More

Thank Scott J
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22 July 2015|
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Response from Rexster555 | Reviewed this property |
No reservations necessary. They have two floors so when you go in and ask about a table on the first floor you can go upstairs and see if the wait there is shorter. The whole menu is available on both floors. No dress... More
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
View, Kids, Child-friendly, Special Occasion Dining, Local cuisine, Groups
Open Hours
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Municipal Wharf, Santa Cruz, CA 95060
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Santa Cruz
  • Phone Number: +1 831-423-2180
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