Beachfront dining

SINCE 1978

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.

Our menu Food menu

Coffee Spot

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 beachfront 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.

Our Drinks


Happy Hour at Zelda's! House Margarita $5.00 | Mai Tai $5.00 | House Cat $5.00 | House Wine $5.00 | Coors Light $5.00
03:30 PM - 09:00 PM


We look forward to serving you soon. Book your table now!



203 Esplanade
Capitola, CA


Open Daily from 8am.