American Restaurant
1750 Wharf Rd (Capitola Road), Capitola, CA 95010, United States
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People tend to check in during these times:

  • Today
    • 5:00 PM–9:00 PM
  • Wed–Thu
    • 5:00 PM–9:00 PM
  • Fri
    • 4:00 PM–10:00 PM
  • Sat
    • Noon–1:00 PM
    • 3:00 PM–10:00 PM
  • Sun
    • 2:00 PM–10:00 PM
  • Mon
    • 5:00 PM–9:00 PM
$ $ $ $
Dinner, Happy Hour
Wine, Full Bar, Cocktails
Credit Cards:
Yes (incl. Discover & Visa)
Outdoor Seating:

Based on 97 votes

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    Christina M.
    "Our server was andrew he was spectacular"(2 Tips)
    Chris C.
    "Service is fantastic, atmosphere is super-unique, very romantic."(4 Tips)
    Toivo B.
    "Go to The Shadowbrook and have a great time, try the Angus Prime Rib"(3 Tips)
    Holly L.
    "But DO NOT ORDER DESSERT, platter is diss"(3 Tips)
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  • romantic
  • prime rib
  • fancy
  • authentic
  • wine
  • outdoor seating
  • great value
  • desserts
  • chowder
  • lively
  • gardens
  • sirloin steak
  • fried artichokes
  • brick oven pizza
  • filet mignon
  • cocktails
  • dinner
  • house salad
  • ice cream sundaes
  • duck
  • Derek G.

    The bar is a pleasant spot to have a drink by the fireplace or the waterfall

    Derek Gurney · September 7
  • Jack C.

    Great atmosphere, staff very friendly, food near flawless.

    Jack CB Dobson · August 14
  • Taylor D.

    Deserts, ambiance and charming waiters

  • Allison G.

    sitting outside on the patio for dinner and the brick oven pizza! googood selection

    Allison Garcia · June 7
  • Jay M.

    One of the prettiest restaurants I've been to. Food and drinks were average. Menu a bit dated.

    Jay Martin · May 27
  • Randal K.

    Andrew our waiter was super. And the food was great. Super wine list. Knowledgable staff. Great free birthday sundae

    Randal Kay · May 15
  • Francesca

    I ate here last on Thursday night when all Seafood dinners are $20. So glad I chose the Pacific Rim Salmon! It was wonderfully delicious. I can't wait to go back for this dish again.

    Francesca · May 4
  • Christina M.

    Yes it's expensive but sooo worth it the service and experience was so amazing and magical!! Best food of my life! The picture is of the lamb my husband had. Our server was andrew he was spectacular

    Christina Meek · March 13
  • David B.

    One of the most beautiful restaurant I have ever have dinner in. Great ambience. Lovely scenery. The cable car to get to the restaurant is so cute.

    David Bernal · November 11, 2014
  • Michaël U.

    This is not a shorts and flipflop place!

    Michaël U. · August 25, 2014
  • Jen M.

    Last night we had dinner on the patio - service and food was amazing.

    Jen Major · May 16, 2014
  • Angela S.

    Check dress code requirements, although not strictly enforced when we were there. Use Shadowbrook cab if not from the area. Arrive early and walk down (take cable car after meal). Butcher's Filet!!!

    Angela Stanford · February 22, 2014
  • JIG

    Enjoy Shawdowbrook's Monday Night Special: PRIME RIB MONDAYS (from November through February) ~ $15.95

    JIG · January 18, 2014
  • John O.

    Ask for the Villa del Monte wines.

    John Overstreet · March 21, 2013
  • Elliott

    Ugh...been coming here for 38, yes 38! years...the ambience can't be beat but the food is disappointing. :(

    Elliott · June 21, 2012
  • John O.

    Try the Villa del.Monte wines. Yummy!

    John Overstreet · March 12, 2012
  • Dinah N.

    Guavapolitan is delicious!! Chowder, bread, caprese, end cut prime rib all on point!!!

    Dinah Nicolas · December 27, 2011
  • Lydia S.

    Walk down & take the cable car up

    Lydia Snider · November 22, 2011
  • Tina W.

    This place is so unbelievably cool & gorgeous! The food is fantastic!! Make reservations tho & arrive early evening so you still have light out to walk the gardens which they get their herbs from!

    Tina Warvi · November 13, 2011
  • Marc C.

    Probably the best known restaurant in the SC area.High end but casual.

    Marc Castro · August 19, 2011
  • Trevor C.

    It's all about having a few cocktails and appetizers in the lounge.

    Trevor Cleveland · May 24, 2011
  • Holly L.

    BF took me here for an anniversary date... the place is super cute!! Very nice ambiance and romantic. You go down to the restaurant from a cable car elevator! But DO NOT ORDER DESSERT, platter is diss

    Holly L. · November 8, 2010
  • Chris C.

    First: this place rocks. Prices are reasonable for a high-end experience. Service is fantastic, atmosphere is super-unique, very romantic. One of the top five unique atmospheres I've experienced

    Chris Catapano · October 3, 2010
  • Kimberlyn

    the best duck I've had!

    Kimberlyn · September 4, 2010
  • Mary Beth T.

    Beautiful, romantic setting. Great artichoke soup and fried artichoke.

    Mary Beth T. · April 28, 2010
  • Chris S.

    Sirloin steak is the best! Make sure to enjoy the atmosphere. You might even be lucky enough to witness a marriage proposal too!

    Chris Salazar · February 15, 2010
  • Toivo B.

    Go to The Shadowbrook and have a great time, try the Angus Prime Rib

    Toivo Betancourt · February 14, 2010
  • Toivo B.

    Go to Shadowbrook for a nice romantic night out, and great food. Read more

    Toivo Betancourt · February 13, 2010