Wasabi Tapas is a quaint and cozy restaurant in Capitola, California that serves delicious Asian cuisine with an emphasis on authentic Japanese sushi. Kae Bailes, the owner, always dreamed of opening her own restaurant and in March of 2016 she made that dream a reality. Kae came to America in 2005 and worked hard for ten years saving up money to open her own place. Wasabi Tapas is her first restaurant and she gets so much joy watching her customers enjoy her food. Everything at Wasabi Tapas is created from scratch using the freshest and finest ingredients. The menu features delicious Thai and Japanese food with items like appetizers, soups & salads, entrees, and sushi. Kae brought in a very experienced sushi chef, Chef Mongkol, to create their stunning sushi rolls. He has over eighteen years of experience and even went to Japan for six years where he learned and studied the craft of sushi making. The California, Spicy Tuna, and Tempura Shrimp roll are all fan favorites. One of the most popular entrees at Wasabi Tapas is the Ahi Tower. It is made with fresh ahi tuna, sushi rice, avocado, shredded crab meat, ikura, and masago on special house sauces. Many people claim itís the best Ahi Tower theyíve ever had! On the Thai side, Wasabi Tapas offers a great selection of Thai curries that are a must-try!In addition to the great cuisine, Wasabi Tapas also offers a nice variety of beverages to pair with your meal. Choose from hot or cold sakes, beer, wine, and soft drinks. Thereís something to please every palate!In the end, Wasabi Tapas is the perfect place to go with family and friends alike. The atmosphere is warm and welcoming and can seat about twenty-five people. Thereís also some outdoor seating for guests to enjoy the nice weather. Kae makes it her mission to send every customer home happy and satisfied, so the next time youíre in Capitola make sure to stop by. Youíll have a meal and experience that will have you coming back for more!
3555 Clares St.
Capitola, CA 95010