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Fresh seafood & iconic wharf views

A Santa Cruz tradition for over 50 years, located at the center of the iconic Santa Cruz Wharf and across from the world famous Santa Cruz Boardwalk. Gilda’s provides pristine beach scenery, nestled in the heart of the Monterey Bay Sanctuary. Providing classic fresh fish dishes, pasta specialties, and prairie favorites, Gilda’s has something special for every member of the family. The quaint bar is a local favorite, providing specialty cocktails & the best sunsets Santa Cruz has to offer. We can’t wait to welcome you.

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Gilda's on the Wharf has the perfect space for birthday bashes, holiday parties, corporate events, wedding festivities, and more!

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37 Municipal Wharf
Santa Cruz, CA


Open Daily from 7:30 am - 9:00 pm
Breakfast served from 7:30 am - 1:30 pm
Lunch and Dinner menu served from 11:00 am -9:00 pm