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Cowboys Corner Cafe 946 Main St, Watsonville
Cowboys Corner Cafe
Salad • $$

Cowboys Corner Cafe

946 Main St, Watsonville, CA 95076

Had a great brunch here today. Everything was delicious ?, our server Vianey was amazing.. she had good recommendations for food. They were very busy, still...

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  • Superb270 Reviews4.7
Slice Project 300 Main St, Watsonville
Slice Project
Pizza

Slice Project

300 Main St, Watsonville, CA 95076

Amazing pizza. The best in Santa Cruz by far. The deep dish is really good and they make it gluten free which was easily the best gf crust I've had, beats...

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  • Superb119 Reviews4.9
The Beach Street Cafe 435 W Beach St, Watsonville
The Beach Street Cafe
Diner • $$

The Beach Street Cafe

435 W Beach St, Watsonville, CA 95076

We went there for breakfast. We had the eggs Benedict, chicken fried steak, and chicken strips. We have never been served better of any of these dishes. The...

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  • Superb297 Reviews4.6
Kong's Burger & Cafe 15 E Beach St #101, Watsonville
Kong's Burger & Cafe
Asian Fusion • $

Kong's Burger & Cafe

15 E Beach St #101, Watsonville, CA 95076

Hidden gem in Watsonville! First timer at Kong's Burger! Definitely an experience, the owner is very charming and will crack a joke here and there! My...

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  • Superb156 Reviews4.7
The Fish House Bar & Grill 972 Main St, Watsonville
The Fish House Bar & Grill
Bar & Grill • $$

The Fish House Bar & Grill

972 Main St, Watsonville, CA 95076

This is a hidden treasure in downtown Watsonville. Just a short drive from Pajaro Dunes, The Fish House offers fresh Seafood in an casual setting. I had...

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  • Superb332 Reviews4.5
Olivia's Cafe 1047 Freedom Blvd, Watsonville
Olivia's Cafe
Mexican • $$

Olivia's Cafe

1047 Freedom Blvd, Watsonville, CA 95076

The best authentic Mexican food and always freshly made. We love almost all their dishes and are rarely disappointed. The Pozole was lacking flavor and very...

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  • Superb174 Reviews4.6
Cadillac Cafe 2906 Freedom Blvd, Watsonville
Cadillac Cafe
Breakfast • $$

Cadillac Cafe

2906 Freedom Blvd, Watsonville, CA 95076

Google is ruining most everything I do. If Google was an ex boyfriend everyone would get a restraining order. Food is great. Service is amazing. Price is too...

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  • Superb167 Reviews4.6
D'La Colmena Market & Catering 129 W Lake Ave, Watsonville
D'La Colmena Market & Catering
Mexican • $

D'La Colmena Market & Catering

129 W Lake Ave, Watsonville, CA 95076

My go to carnitas! I used to love carnitas trejos, but once I tried this place I changed my mind about trejos. Carnitas trejos is really dry compared to...

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  • Superb165 Reviews4.6
Sukho Thai Restaurant 1433 Main St, Watsonville
Sukho Thai Restaurant
Thai • $$

Sukho Thai Restaurant

1433 Main St, Watsonville, CA 95076

We eat quite a bit of Thai and it can vary quite a bit from place to place. Some places can make a spicy dish and others seem like they are lacking the right...

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  • Superb162 Reviews4.6
Imura Japanese Restaurant 1994 Main St, Watsonville
Imura Japanese Restaurant
Sushi • $$

Imura Japanese Restaurant

1994 Main St, Watsonville, CA 95076

Great service and good food. Very busy. Vegetable tempura appetizer was much larger than I expected. Vegetarian sushi was great and largest variety of options...

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  • Superb238 Reviews4.5
La Perla Del Pacifico 458 Main St, Watsonville
La Perla Del Pacifico
Mexican • $$

La Perla Del Pacifico

458 Main St, Watsonville, CA 95076

Best Chavela in California hands down! Delicious authentic food from the Nayarit region, definitely a must try if your in the area! The whole fish half fried...

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  • Superb204 Reviews4.5
El Frijolito Restaurant 11 Alexander St # B, Watsonville
El Frijolito Restaurant
Mexican • $

El Frijolito Restaurant

11 Alexander St # B, Watsonville, CA 95076

So good! Affordable too. This salsa is the best. I don't think it is hot, just really well spiced. I day dream about their burritos some days. I love...

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  • Superb203 Reviews4.4
Beer Mule Bottle Shop + Pour House 45 Aviation Way, Watsonville
Beer Mule Bottle Shop + Pour House
Beer Bar • $$

Beer Mule Bottle Shop + Pour House

45 Aviation Way, Watsonville, CA 95076

I love this craft brewery in Watsonville! The bartender was awesome. He was very patient and very knowledgeable. We got the Alvaredo Mai Tai IPA (excellent,...

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  • Superb203 Reviews4.4
Miyuki Restaurant 452 E Lake Ave, Watsonville
Miyuki Restaurant
Japanese • $$

Miyuki Restaurant

452 E Lake Ave, Watsonville, CA 95076

Authentic and delicious Japanese cuisine. The hard working staff serves food perfectly prepared. I like to get a couple of appetizers, gyoza and the pickled...

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  • Superb187 Reviews4.4
Straw Hat Pizza 2026 Freedom Blvd, Watsonville
Straw Hat Pizza
Pizza • $$

Straw Hat Pizza

2026 Freedom Blvd, Watsonville, CA 95019

I'm sad that they closed the Straw Hat in Palo Alto but I'm glad that they still have one in Watsonville. I used to have a lot of soccer parties at...

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  • Superb163 Reviews4.4
Mi Rancho 300 Walker St, Watsonville
Mi Rancho
Mexican • $

Mi Rancho

300 Walker St, Watsonville, CA 95076

Costumer service is top notch at this restaurant . The owner's treat you with respect . Super friendly . My beef soup was delicious . Cubana torta very...

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  • Superb72 Reviews4.6
Pacific Golf Centers 101 Ranport Rd, Watsonville
Pacific Golf Centers
Sports Bar • $

Pacific Golf Centers

101 Ranport Rd, Watsonville, CA 95076

Great place to swing em. Never been to Pasatiempo's driving range but in my opinion this track is probably the best in the area. They have turf mats and...

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  • Superb71 Reviews4.6
La Fogata 109 Union St, Watsonville
La Fogata
Mexican • $$

La Fogata

109 Union St, Watsonville, CA 95076

The outside is not the most aesthetically appealing, but order your food and you will be scraping your plate because it's so darn finger licking good! :)...

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  • Superb69 Reviews4.6
La Fondita Restaurante 30 E 5th St # D, Watsonville
La Fondita Restaurante
Mexican • $$

La Fondita Restaurante

30 E 5th St # D, Watsonville, CA 95076

I didn't have a sweet Mexican Mom making me homemade meals of chili relleno growing up. That's why I come La Fondita. It's like eating at...

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  • Superb67 Reviews4.6
Five Star Catering 909 E Lake Ave, Watsonville
Five Star Catering
Caterers

Five Star Catering

909 E Lake Ave, Watsonville, CA 95076

Well they sure lived up to there name of 5 star! We had my daughters wedding last week and five star did such a beautiful and delicious job of catering the...

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  • Superb42 Reviews4.8
Monterey Bay Caterers 152 W Lake Ave, Watsonville
Monterey Bay Caterers
Caterers

Monterey Bay Caterers

152 W Lake Ave, Watsonville, CA 95076

I ordered the take and bake family meal for our family beach weekend trip. I was able to customize the order (beef ravioli with meat sauce, barbecue chicken,...

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  • Superb62 Reviews4.6
Trejos Carnitas 370 E Lake Ave, Watsonville
Trejos Carnitas
Mexican • $

Trejos Carnitas

370 E Lake Ave, Watsonville, CA 95076

Pretty crip carnitas. Had a burrito the other day and it was rather tasty. Not gonna lie, I like D'La Colmena a little better, but this spots definitely...

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  • Superb127 Reviews4.4
Zameen At The Hangar 45 Aviation Way Suite 3, Watsonville
Zameen At The Hangar
Mediterranean

Zameen At The Hangar

45 Aviation Way Suite 3, Watsonville, CA 95076

Best Zameen location for one reason: the cook. My friend and I can't eat tomatoes and most places don't really take that seriously and just...

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  • Superb45 Reviews4.7
Fruition Brewing 918 E Lake Ave, Watsonville
Fruition Brewing
Brewpubs

Fruition Brewing

918 E Lake Ave, Watsonville, CA 95076

Solid brewery that specializes in sours. 16 beers on tap, 10 sours and 6 others (variety). I got to taste nearly every beer on tap. The lighter abv sours were...

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  • Superb56 Reviews4.6
Tacos El Jerry 35 E Lake Ave, Watsonville
Tacos El Jerry
Mexican

Tacos El Jerry

35 E Lake Ave, Watsonville, CA 95076

Hot and fresh tacos, and yes the corn tortilla was very soft. I got the hot sauce of course it had a nice kick to it I just wish it was a little bit thicker...

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  • Superb70 Reviews4.5
La Buena Taqueria and More 1425 Main St, Watsonville
La Buena Taqueria and More
Fast Food • $

La Buena Taqueria and More

1425 Main St, Watsonville, CA 95076

Chicken tacos were excellent, small but super cheap and delicious. Definitely will be returning here. The chips were slightly stale but they were free so no...

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  • Superb98 Reviews4.4
Tacos El Jerry (Corralitos) 2418 Freedom Blvd, Watsonville
Tacos El Jerry (Corralitos)
Mexican

Tacos El Jerry (Corralitos)

2418 Freedom Blvd, Watsonville, CA 95076

Very delicious, good salsa options and a lemon wedge included! I saw one of their trucks exiting the freeway and knew if I ever found it I'd have to try...

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  • Superb50 Reviews4.6
Taqueria La Fuente 15 E Beach St, Watsonville
Taqueria La Fuente
Mexican • $

Taqueria La Fuente

15 E Beach St, Watsonville, CA 95076

This hole in the wall Mexican eatery is fantastic. Really great flavors. Might not look much from the outside but the service is fast and the food is...

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  • Superb87 Reviews4.4
The Tamal Factory 611 Main St, Watsonville
The Tamal Factory
Mexican • $

The Tamal Factory

611 Main St, Watsonville, CA 95076

First time here. Not only were the tamales delicious but this place has the small hometown feeling. The ladies who helped us were very friendly. I'm...

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  • Superb126 Reviews4.3
Cilantros 1934 Main St, Watsonville
Cilantros
Mexican • $$

Cilantros

1934 Main St, Watsonville, CA 95076

One of my favorite places to eat when I'm in Watsonville California. The food is fabulous in the services wonderful. Very authentic dishes. Five stars all...

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  • Good366 Reviews4.2

Pizza Restaurants

Pizza in Watsonville
Slice Project 300 Main St, Watsonville
Slice Project
Pizza

Slice Project

300 Main St, Watsonville, CA 95076

Amazing pizza. The best in Santa Cruz by far. The deep dish is really good and they make it gluten free which was easily the best gf crust I've had, beats...

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  • Superb119 Reviews4.9
Straw Hat Pizza 2026 Freedom Blvd, Watsonville
Straw Hat Pizza
Pizza • $$

Straw Hat Pizza

2026 Freedom Blvd, Watsonville, CA 95019

I'm sad that they closed the Straw Hat in Palo Alto but I'm glad that they still have one in Watsonville. I used to have a lot of soccer parties at...

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  • Superb163 Reviews4.4
Big J's Pizza 531 Corralitos Rd B, Watsonville
Big J's Pizza
Pizza • $

Big J's Pizza

531 Corralitos Rd B, Watsonville, CA 95076

Great yummy delicious pizza! Friendly and nice employees! Prices are reasonable and fair. Very accommodating and we will continue to order from this...

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  • Superb109 Reviews4.3

Mexican Restaurants

Mexican in Watsonville
Olivia's Cafe 1047 Freedom Blvd, Watsonville
Olivia's Cafe
Mexican • $$

Olivia's Cafe

1047 Freedom Blvd, Watsonville, CA 95076

The best authentic Mexican food and always freshly made. We love almost all their dishes and are rarely disappointed. The Pozole was lacking flavor and very...

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  • Superb174 Reviews4.6
D'La Colmena Market & Catering 129 W Lake Ave, Watsonville
D'La Colmena Market & Catering
Mexican • $

D'La Colmena Market & Catering

129 W Lake Ave, Watsonville, CA 95076

My go to carnitas! I used to love carnitas trejos, but once I tried this place I changed my mind about trejos. Carnitas trejos is really dry compared to...

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  • Superb165 Reviews4.6
La Perla Del Pacifico 458 Main St, Watsonville
La Perla Del Pacifico
Mexican • $$

La Perla Del Pacifico

458 Main St, Watsonville, CA 95076

Best Chavela in California hands down! Delicious authentic food from the Nayarit region, definitely a must try if your in the area! The whole fish half fried...

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  • Superb204 Reviews4.5

Chinese Restaurants

Chinese in Watsonville
Kings Garden Restaurant 412 Main St, Watsonville
Kings Garden Restaurant
Chinese • $

Kings Garden Restaurant

412 Main St, Watsonville, CA 95076

I like this place. Food is good. In my opinion,, better than other local Chinese restaurants. My favorite, vegetable eggfooyung. If you spend $60, they give...

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  • Good61 Reviews4
Hong Kong Garden II 1012 E Lake Ave, Watsonville
Hong Kong Garden II
Chinese • $

Hong Kong Garden II

1012 E Lake Ave, Watsonville, CA 95076

They didn't have delivery when I called, but it was totally worth the drive. Delicious food, kind person answering the phone and running the register. I...

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  • Good75 Reviews3.9
Golden China Restaurant 1866 Main St, Watsonville
Golden China Restaurant
Chinese • $$

Golden China Restaurant

1866 Main St, Watsonville, CA 95076

I LOVE THEM!!!, the delivery is SUPER fast..I live in a remote gated community and they always have gone the extra mile to deliver..the food is BOMB!..my...

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  • Good131 Reviews3.4

Fast Food Restaurants

Fast Food in Watsonville
La Buena Taqueria and More 1425 Main St, Watsonville
La Buena Taqueria and More
Fast Food • $

La Buena Taqueria and More

1425 Main St, Watsonville, CA 95076

Chicken tacos were excellent, small but super cheap and delicious. Definitely will be returning here. The chips were slightly stale but they were free so no...

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  • Superb98 Reviews4.4
Tacos El Jalisciense - Watsonville 168 Main St, Watsonville
Tacos El Jalisciense - Watsonville
Fast Food

Tacos El Jalisciense - Watsonville

168 Main St, Watsonville, CA 95076

This place has the best alastor tacos, i recommend them with the red salsa, try 6 tacos you'll eat them all and want more they are not big tacos they are...

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Wendy's 1480 Freedom Blvd, Watsonville
Wendy's
Fast Food • $

Wendy's

1480 Freedom Blvd, Watsonville, CA 95076

Wendy's Honestly when I think on burgers this my place, juice and tasty, thanks for taking care of freshness.The one on Salinas I drove by with an RV , so...

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  • Average117 Reviews3.2

Seafood Restaurants

Seafood in Watsonville
Hindsight Seafood Cafe 918 E Lake Ave, Watsonville
Hindsight Seafood Cafe
Seafood

Hindsight Seafood Cafe

918 E Lake Ave, Watsonville, CA 95076

Delicious seafood specialties and fresh local oysters! Grab a beer inside the brewery and check out Hindsight Cafe to see what's on their menu and the...

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  • Superb20 Reviews5
Mariscos Los Compadres 410 Rodriguez St, Watsonville
Mariscos Los Compadres
Seafood

Mariscos Los Compadres

410 Rodriguez St, Watsonville, CA 95076

even thought bo margatitas where available, the Food was amazing!!!! loved the fish, Mojarra; the sauce the waiter suggested, so delicious. she was very kind,...

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  • Superb36 Reviews4.5
Miches & Ceviches 45 Mariposa Ave, Watsonville
Miches & Ceviches
Seafood

Miches & Ceviches

45 Mariposa Ave, Watsonville, CA 95076

So I finally came to check this spot out with my hubby. We got the Aguachiles and the empanadas. It was good I just wish the Aguachiles would of had more spice...

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  • Superb11 Reviews4.4
Erik's DeliCafé 1074 S Green Valley Rd, Watsonville
Erik's DeliCafé
Sandwich Shop • $

Erik's DeliCafé

1074 S Green Valley Rd, Watsonville, CA 95076

The Good: The place is clean, service is fast and the line makes sense, you don't have to wonder where it starts because it's literally at the...

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  • Good114 Reviews4.1
TOGO'S Sandwiches 445 Main St #104, Watsonville
TOGO'S Sandwiches
Sandwich Shop

TOGO'S Sandwiches

445 Main St #104, Watsonville, CA 95076

I love Togo's. I love this downtown Watsonvill location. I am a big fan of the number 26 which is turkey,ham and cheddar cheese.I got the regular size.I...

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  • Good8 Reviews3.8
TOGO'S Sandwiches 1985 Main St, Watsonville
TOGO'S Sandwiches
Sandwich Shop • $

TOGO'S Sandwiches

1985 Main St, Watsonville, CA 95076

Ordered two large hot pastrami sandwiches to go. I asked the server is she could double wrap everything because I was traveling by airplane the next day and...

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  • Good101 Reviews3.9
KFC 1610 Freedom Blvd, Watsonville
KFC
Chicken • $

KFC

1610 Freedom Blvd, Watsonville, CA 95076

I ordered KFC for game night at a friend's house after a long day at work and the staff could not be any kinder or more professional. The food was exactly...

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  • Average81 Reviews3.2
Popeyes Louisiana Kitchen 590 Auto Center Dr Unit 1A, Watsonville
Popeyes Louisiana Kitchen
Chicken • $

Popeyes Louisiana Kitchen

590 Auto Center Dr Unit 1A, Watsonville, CA 95076

My family and I came in tonight 12/10/2021. The night staff is amazing. The customer service was awesome. It was clean, food was great. Every single staff in...

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  • Average192 Reviews2.9
Wingstop 1483 Main St, Watsonville
Wingstop
Chicken Wings • $$

Wingstop

1483 Main St, Watsonville, CA 95076

This restaurant has excellent service as well as delightful food. My favourite place around town. The food served quickly and the prices were reasonable. Will...

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  • Poor128 Reviews2.4