since 1978

Beachfront Dining in the Capitola Village

Zelda’s restaurant is in the heart of Capitola Village. We are located on the beach with spectacular views of the Monterey Bay and Capitola Wharf. Zelda’s Restaurant has been serving local customers as well as visitors from all over the world for the past forty years. We feature an expansive beachfront outdoor patio where you can dine and literally touch the warm sand of Capitola Beach. We truly offer one of the most unique dining experiences in California.

Burger & Bloody Mary
View of water from Zeldas
Seafood Pasta
Photo of brunch at Zeldas

Our Coffee Bar

The spot in Capitola to enjoy your morning coffee!

Come discover our quaint coffee bar that's right at home in The Capitola Village, open every day at 8:00am. Enjoy your coffee on our beach front patio, just past the coffee bar. You will not find a better setting to sit back and enjoy the morning. We proudly serve local small batch coffee from local legends, Santa Cruz Roasting Company! Come enjoy selections from our full espresso bar, fresh pastries, smoothies & milkshakes.
Don't forget to ask your barista to view our selection of custom t-shirts, hoodies, hats & more.

Weekly Specials

Zelda's offers amazing values

Happy Hour at Zelda's

House Margarita • $5 Mai Tai $5 • Sangria $5 • Glass of House Wine $4 • Coors Light Beer $3

Live Maine Lobster - $22.95

Lobster Night has been a staple at Zelda's for over 20 years and continues to be one of the best values anywhwere on the Central Coast. Every Thursday evening after 4:30pm (holidays excepted), we offer a 1lb. Fresh Live Maine Lobster special served with rice pilaf for just $22.95. Additonal Purchase Required.

Make Reservations

For large groups please email us or call us:
Fax: 831-475-4933

On The Beach / Full Bar

Years on the Beach in the Village