Taking girlfriend to Capitola for her B-Day, where to eat dinner?
Shadowbrook probably has the most “atmosphere” of any restaurant in Capitola, but if you’d like an ocean view, you could try one of the places on the Esplanade or Capitola Wharf. I don’t have any recent experience with those though.
It’s small and doesn’t have a view, but Caruso's seems to be considered the best restaurant in the village:
Soquel is a short drive or walk from Capitola and is home to these: