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Best restaurants in Rio del Mar

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
Bar
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“Open for lunch/dinner - sit down restaurant with beach/ocean views. Great for a cocktail!”
  • 33 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
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
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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“Not to be confused with Panda Express. It's a bit far in Aptos but worth it. This is my wife and I's favorite Chinese.”
  • 8 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
“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
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
Pizza Place
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“The Sicilian pizzas are the real deal and similar to L&B pizza in Brooklyn.”
  • 2 locals recommend
Restaurant
  • 2 locals recommend