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Best restaurants in Rio del Mar

Bar
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“Open for lunch/dinner - sit down restaurant with beach/ocean views. Great for a cocktail!”
33 locals recommend
Mexican Restaurant
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“BEST SEAFOOD/MEXICAN food with a view of the ocean and super close to the cottage. It is my favorite place close by. Best margaritas in town too! ”
28 locals recommend
Restaurant
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“Many locals meet up here daily for happy hour. Nice restaurant and cocktail lounge.”
37 locals recommend
Meal Takeaway
“A short block from Aptos Sea Haven. We love the breakfast burritos and burgers. Their salads are pretty good too.”
17 locals recommend
Breakfast Spot
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“Awesome, local breakfast spot - just up the street! Serves breakfast all day.”
17 locals recommend
Restaurant
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“AND sightseeing- the restaurant is 5 star, but the views are too- you can walk down their path to a secluded beach. It is a great way to spend the afternoon, dinner, or Sunday Brunch!”
24 locals recommend
Pizza Place
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“Great family pizza place, and good pizza! Great to watch baseball, football, basketball too. ”
9 locals recommend
Restaurant
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“Asian food. Not to be confused with Panda Express. This is a really nice restaurant for lunch or take-out.”
7 locals recommend
Restaurant
“Walk down to get pizzas, pastries coffee and more. OPEN Mon - Tue 6:30am - 6:00pm Wed - Sun 6:30am - 7:00pm”
6 locals recommend
BBQ Joint
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“As categorized, they are kid-friendly. The long rib is to die for as it is slow cooked for hours, the pizza is cooked in a wood fired oven. Self serve soft drinks, draft beer and local wines served.”
5 locals recommend
Pizza Place
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“The Sicilian pizzas are the real deal and similar to L&B pizza in Brooklyn.”
2 locals recommend
Cafe
“Offers yummy breakfasts and brunch. Additional lunch items include pizza, burgers and their famous panini burritos. The place converts to the "Bittersweet Bistro" at 3:00 pm serving a Tavern Bar menu in the bar and outdoor patio. Dinner service starts at 5:00 pm. It offers a generous Happy Hour 3:30-6:00 pm - Tuesday-Friday & Sunday available in the bar, lounge & outdoor patio. The Happy Hour also offers tasty treats to eat!”
3 locals recommend
Restaurant
2 locals recommend