Restaurants: Capitola / Soquel
Betty's Burgers, 505 Seabright Ave, 423-8190, and 1000 41st Avenue, 475-5901, good kid-friendly atmosphere, simple menu, fast service.
Cafe Cruz, you can get great "grown-up" food, yet the staff is very accomodating to kids; crayons are brought to the tables so kids and grownups can doodle while they wait; the atmosphere is conducive to kid-sized voices (though good manners are expected, as well they should be), and the kid menu has good selections" 2621 41st Avenue, Soquel, 476-3801 D-R Martin, Soquel
Gayle’s Bakery Making kid favorites like Macaroni and Cheese, plus a special Junior Blue Plate with Penne Pasta, Garlic Bre ad, Carrots and Ranch Dressing with a Butterstar Cookie. Order as little or as much as you like. Casual, family-friendly restaurant. 504 Bay Ave, Capitola. 831.462.1200 http://www.gaylesbakery.com/ At Gayle's, you are encouraged to bring your own containers!
The Silver Spur is an old-fashioned diner that uses fresh ingredients, local when possible, roast their own meats, 6 am til 3 pm, 6 days a week, 2650 Soquel Drive in Soquel, closed Sundays, 475-2725
Takara Sushi, 38th Avenue in Live Oak
Tacqueria Baja has great Mexican kid-food, in the heart of Capitola Village, 1 block to the beach, 200 Monterey Avenue #2, Capitola, 465-0228
Taqueria Vallerta is a favorite family restaurant 893 41st Avenue, 464-7022 and 1101 Pacific Avenue, 471-2655
VFW Hall 5pm, until food is gone, on Wednesdays and Fridays, Wednesday is Thai Food, Fridays Chef Lori Jo Turner prepares various main courses. $10.00 cash or check, 2259 7th Ave. 475-9804 Full Service Bar is on site along with soft drinks, hot tea, and coffee