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Aquarius - Dream Inn

175 W Cliff Dr, Santa Cruz, CA 95060-5438
+1 831-460-5012
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  • Excellent41%
  • Very good38%
  • Average12%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible4%
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American, Seafood, Vegetarian Friendly
££ - £££
175 W Cliff Dr, Santa Cruz, CA 95060-5438
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Reviewed 11 September 2015

I love this place. You can dine or just have drinks and apps in the lounge. Views of the Ocean / wharf from either spots. The staff is very friendly and service is great. Sometimes some live music (jazz fusion), but not noisy. Good for...More

Thank paulsV5537BK
Reviewed 8 September 2015 via mobile

Service: Very attentive servers Food: Very well done, a steak med rare isnt hard to do so vra vra!! And the vanilla bean crene brulee was amazing! !!! Yummy. Totally coming back

Thank Jocelyn B
Reviewed 4 September 2015

Great location and gorgeous view. Great cocktails.. Little pricey and too many rules-corporation Loved the ambiance and right on the beach

Thank crumbles1234
Reviewed 2 September 2015

Great kale salad topped with salmon and a glass of rose as the perfect pairing. Nice attentive and well paced service. Views certainly add to the overall experience.

Thank Rea N
Reviewed 2 September 2015 via mobile

The food was Wonderful. I ordered the scallops they were perfectly cooked. The drinks were great. We had a beautiful view of the beach. What more can you ask for?

Thank Charlisa W
Reviewed 1 September 2015

Fabulous breakfasts! Wonderful services! The ricotta hot cakes were out of this world! Great kids' menu!

Thank Qman4
Reviewed 29 August 2015

Nice view of the wharf while dining. The food is nothing exceptional, just adequate. Staff was gracious and friendly.

Thank Danno888
Reviewed 26 August 2015 via mobile

My cousin (who lives in Santa Cruz) suggested this place in lieu of the more well known spots on the wharf. The restaurant delivered on food and location! Right in the beach with huge windows to take in the beach and wharf scene. We came...More

Thank Jenny M
Reviewed 18 August 2015

We had breakfast at Aquarius while staying at the Dream Inn, and were surprised by the ambience and food quality. Beautiful views of the beach and wharf, and and the food was excellent. The kids breakfast burritos are huge - small children easily could split...More

1  Thank jstwil
Reviewed 7 August 2015

The only enjoyable part of the hotel. Make a reservation so you get a window seat. Nice staff, good wine list. Good for breakfast, lunch, or dinner.

Thank vacationaddictDenver
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Lurker L
23 February 2017|
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Response from rbashaw | Property representative |
Yes, absolutely. We also offer in-room dining if you prefer to have breakfast while enjoying the view from your balcony!
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$30 - US$60
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch
Restaurant features
Validated Parking, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Valet Parking, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible
Dining Style
Casual Elegant
Good for
Local cuisine, Groups, Special Occasion Dining, Romantic, Bar Scene, Business meetings, Child-friendly, Kids, View
Open Hours
07:00 - 22:00
07:00 - 22:00
07:00 - 22:00
07:00 - 22:00
07:00 - 22:00
07:00 - 22:00
07:00 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 175 W Cliff Dr, Santa Cruz, CA 95060-5438
    (Bay Street)
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Santa Cruz
  • Phone Number: +1 831-460-5012
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