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“Decent meat, good price”

Gilda's Family Restaurant
Ranked #24 of 380 Restaurants in Santa Cruz
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Good for: Local cuisine, Child-friendly
Dining options: Dinner, Breakfast, Reservations
Reviewed 10 October 2013

Three of us went on a Wednesday night and the place was pretty busy with about a 30 minute wait. It was the prime rib special night. The vegetables and meat were very well seasoned. The waitress seemed a little preoccupied as far as water refills and customer attentiveness goes. If you go on a Wednesday night I could recommend calling ahead for a reservation. It seems a lot of the locals go and do call a heads to get seated quicker. Also I believe Thursday night is all you can eat spaghetti for a low price so I am sure they are very busy then as well.

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Thank jjones4180
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Reviewed 15 September 2013

We went for a late dinner. Not much to say.....average. Very few healthy choices. Booth was uncomfortable. Service a little slow. Would I go back....no.

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Reviewed 7 September 2013

I did some Trip Advisor research before going to Gilda's. We wanted to have dinner on the pier. And Gilda's was on eof the higher ranked restaurants on the pier. The food was average. I had the cipionio Friday night special. It was okay. Others had a pasta salad and fish and chips. Service was good. Someone needs to operate a GREAT restaurant on the pier and they would dominate. We're driving to Crow's Nest tomorrow. I'll give an update afterwards.

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Reviewed 3 September 2013

Went to Gilda's for their Friday special of cipionio but the special had way tooooo much calamari. No wonder it was so cheap. The menu had way too much of unhealthy fried foods. Next time will spend more for a decent cipionio and no fried fish at another place

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Thank Kathy E
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Reviewed 3 September 2013

The food is always fresh as it comes in daily and it's locally caught. Recommend a lunch or dinner when you are in the area. An old time Italian family has run this restaurant for 3 generations.

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Thank Inspecchi
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