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Capitola, voted one of the happiest seaside towns in America, is home to the best in Santa Cruz County. From restaurants and bed & breakfasts to festivals and public art, see which Village establishments have been recognized with a 2017 Goodtimes Best of Santa Cruz County award.

Best Bed & Breakfast: The Inn at Depot Hill

DH-Fancy-Pants The Inn at Depot Hill was home to the Southern Pacific Railroad Depot built in 1901 and has been a legend in Capitola history for generations.

Best Festival: Capitola Art & Wine Festival

artmusicbeach2013 The Capitola Art & Wine Festival combines Art, Wine, Music and Food, all in charming Capitola Village overlooking the beautiful Monterey Bay.

Best Mural/Public Art: Capitola Trestle

17426360_1364356163625314_2465490339097532741_n This Capitola beach scene surrounded by hundreds of cascading begonias was originally painted by muralist John Ton and later extended in collaboration with local artist Maia Negre.

Best Mexican Cuisine: El Toro Bravo

eltorobravocombo2 Using traditional recipes handed down over the generations, El Toro Bravo chefs prepare all of your favorite Mexican dishes and surprise you with new combinations of flavors, spices, and cooking styles.

Best Patio Dining: Paradise Beach Grille

IMG_4112 Paradise Beach Grille maximizes the beautiful beach location on Monterey Bay with an outdoor patio that overlooks the beach and the historic colorful Capitola Venetians. This combination is reminiscent of a Portofino environment in Italy.

Best Pizza: Pizza My Heart

The first Pizza My Heart establishment was right here on Capitola Beach. It's not much larger than the average bedroom, but this tiny Capitola restaurant has become a landmark for surfers and beachgoers alike. (Photo: @diegogramirez)

Best Restaurant, Date Night Restaurant, and Seafood: Shadowbrook Restaurant

SB_Alternate_©Photo by David Sievert shadowbrook_creek-2 Located beside lush Soquel Creek in Capitola-by-the-Sea, the world-famous Shadowbrook Restaurant is best reached by its own quaint cable car or a meandering garden path. Since 1947 Shadowbrook has continued to provide fine wines and liqueurs, excellent food and world-class service in an atmosphere of Old-World charm and grace.