Ideal Bar & Grill

106 Beach St
Santa Cruz, CA 95060
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Business Information

Restaurants, Bars, Cocktail Lounges, Banquet Rooms, Banquet Rooms

Top Sentiments among Ideal Bar & Grill Reviewers

Nice meal go Great potato salad Top shelf margaritas Delicious Teriyaki prawns Great desserts Good clam chowder soup Good Crab Legs Hearty breakfast Nice spring mix salad Most Red Lobsters

Customer Reviews (9 reviews)

Citysearch User

on Citysearch Feb 16, 2010
Great location, decent food but the staff were horrible! They were rude and treated us like we were unwelcome. We had to ask three times f... (more)


on Citysearch Oct 24, 2009
On the day of the "Big Kahuna" race...we arrived around 9:15am and requested seating on the outside patio. We were told that it wouldn't open til appox. 20 -30mins and they will call us if the patio would open earlier.... (more)

Citysearch User

on Citysearch Jan 04, 2009
The Ideal Bar and Grill is most definitely ideal. The restaurant is set off from the chaos of the Boardwalk rides, but is still located on t... (more)

Citysearch User

on Citysearch Dec 01, 2008
OK so I went here the first time when I was twelve and it was really good. They where quick and efficiant and really polite and sweet. I mig... (more)

Citysearch User

on Citysearch Sep 27, 2008
Went to see this place. It looked nice. Food (Seafood, burgers, name it) was good, the first, second and the fifth time. However, service wa... (more)


on Citysearch Sep 07, 2007
Showed up at 9:15pm on a Friday night and it wasn't too busy.... we were seated fairly promptly, but it took about 10 minutes to get a server over. She took our order - chicken parmesan, salad & diet coke, and a tiger... (more)


on Citysearch Sep 02, 2006
The view is fantastic, right on the beach, has heat lamps for outdoor seating. however, the service was pretty bad...our server was friendly, but very slow and she never checked on us or asked us how the food was...and... (more)


on Citysearch Jun 15, 2006
My family and I had a great time at the Ideal.It's right on the beach the kids had burgers and hot dogs MY wife had fresh Salmon. I had Local Calamari,and everyone enjoyed Real home made desserts. I met the Baker! He's... (more)


on Citysearch Dec 11, 2005
I live close to Ideal so I know the restaurant well. The food is terrible the service sucks and the management is the worst. None of the food is fresh especially the fish. For a restaurant on the wharf its funny they serve... (more)

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