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Stagnaro Bros Seafood

Municipal Wharf, Santa Cruz, CA 95060
+1 831-423-2180
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  • Excellent40%
  • Very good33%
  • Average17%
  • Poor7%
  • Terrible3%
Travellers talk about
“clam chowder” (96 reviews)
“seafood” (88 reviews)
“sourdough rolls” (11 reviews)
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American, Seafood, Soups, Gluten Free Options
££ - £££
Municipal Wharf, Santa Cruz, CA 95060
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Reviewed 12 January 2018

We were seated and served promptly, and sat on the upper deck with panorama views of the wharf. It was a rainy day, so it was barely populated up there. Nice and quiet! We got the crab cocktail which was ok. We shared a fish...More

Thank Kari Ann H
Reviewed 7 January 2018 via mobile

After visiting Amo Nuevo to observe the sea lion migration from the dunes above the beach you cannot be but awed by the waters of the Monterey Bay. Time passes and as the sun sets yo realize how hungry you are. This restaurant has been...More

Thank r0berts589
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Reviewed 4 January 2018

I had the crab and shrimp Louie for dinner tonight and it was just ok, I've had better. Basic Iceberg salad and was nothing to write home about. The service was good and good bread. Might give it another try sometime, but I will try...More

2  Thank davidsantacruz
Reviewed 4 January 2018 via mobile

Generally the food is fine, service is fine. We had a very nice lady helping us. The corn dog on the child’s menu made my son vomit and now the following day he is still queasy and doesn’t want to do anything. My wife thought...More

Thank eyecoin
Reviewed 2 January 2018 via mobile

Whenever I'm in Santa Cruz I make sure to stop in Stagnaro's. Food is delicious and fresh. The ciopinno is made with fresh caught seafood and is really delicious. I went with a group of 4 adults and 1 child. All the adults got bowls...More

1  Thank CaliforniaGirl2107
Reviewed 30 December 2017 via mobile

Don’t get fooled by all the reviews. The service is horrible, and the food is like fast food.. not good at all

2  Thank Nym123s
Reviewed 29 December 2017 via mobile

Food was lacking. Clam chowder was thick and tasted like flour. Caesar salad was ok but the added shrimp was foul. One of our party had a chared chicken sandwich which he said was tasteless. Not like old times.

1  Thank sean u
Reviewed 21 December 2017

We branched out and visited for the first time for a December Friday Dinner. We started with delicious side salads and rolls. Very yummy, cold and crisp, and good sized for a side salad. Sweetheart ordered Rustic Fish Stew because it had polenta, and it...More

Thank Jo W
Reviewed 21 December 2017 via mobile

This was first time eating a meal in years because since its at the end of the pier, there are so many fabulous restaurants, I never think about this place. The service was fantastic and I absolutely loved my Crab Louie. The crab was so...More

Thank timteresa0
Reviewed 21 December 2017

Had a stunning sunset view from its location at the end of the wharf. Their Scallop and Prawn Rigatoni was the bomb! Very rich and tasty. Good serving size. It was definitely a feast for my eyes and my tummy. Would totally recommend this place...More

Thank Maestro2471
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23 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, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Groups, Kids, Special Occasion Dining, Child-friendly, Local cuisine, Bar Scene, View
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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