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Barbary Coast Restaurant 400 Beach St, Santa Cruz
Barbary Coast Restaurant
Fast Food

Barbary Coast Restaurant

400 Beach St, Santa Cruz, CA 95060

Located On the Colonnade. Open early for breakfast with a full espresso bar. Lunch and dinner menu includes deli sandwiches, salads, turkey legs,...

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  • Average45 Reviews2.5
McDonald's 1421 Mission St, Santa Cruz
McDonald's
Fast Food

McDonald's

1421 Mission St, Santa Cruz, CA 95060

We ordered from the app using curbside pickup. The service was fast and the employee that brought our food out to us was very nice and friendly. My burger was...

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  • Average113 Reviews2.9
The Habit Burger Grill 1400 Ocean St, Santa Cruz
The Habit Burger Grill
Fast Food

The Habit Burger Grill

1400 Ocean St, Santa Cruz, CA 95060

These guys are consistently good. Great burger, fries, and chicken nuggets. Staff is always friendly and helpfull. They are handling things great during COVID...

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  • Good174 Reviews3.7
Betty Burgers 1000 41st Ave, Santa Cruz
Betty Burgers
Hamburger

Betty Burgers

1000 41st Ave, Santa Cruz, CA 95062

Juicy, crispy, well sauced and garnished there's much to like about Betty's. Anywhere they have a 50/50 fries onion rings combo you know they have...

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  • Good177 Reviews4.1
Betty Burgers 505 Seabright Ave, Santa Cruz
Betty Burgers
Hamburger

Betty Burgers

505 Seabright Ave, Santa Cruz, CA 95062

I tried the cup of chilli and it was awesome. It was hearty and full of flavor. I ordered the small size and it was enough for 2 hungry adults to share. We...

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  • Good217 Reviews4
Betty's Eat Inn 1222 Pacific Ave, Santa Cruz
Betty's Eat Inn
Burgers

Betty's Eat Inn

1222 Pacific Ave, Santa Cruz, CA 95060

I'm thoroughly impressed with the staff here. They work so hard and due to covid there is not much staff to take care of the whole restaurant. One or two...

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  • Good125 Reviews3.9
Burger King 2015 Mission St, Santa Cruz
Burger King
Hamburgers & Hot Dogs

Burger King

2015 Mission St, Santa Cruz, CA 95060

The French fries were unsalted and they had not included catsup to replace it. We were in a drive through (COVID) so were unable to go back and ask for any. ...

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  • Average108 Reviews2.5
Burger King 1302 Soquel Ave, Santa Cruz
Burger King
Hamburgers & Hot Dogs

Burger King

1302 Soquel Ave, Santa Cruz, CA 95062

stopped by burger king after work around 9pm-ish, Alia was working the drive thru at that time. Her hard work can't go unnoticed so I want to take a...

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  • Average95 Reviews3.2
burger. Santa Cruz 1520 Mission St, Santa Cruz
burger. Santa Cruz
Burgers

burger. Santa Cruz

1520 Mission St, Santa Cruz, CA 95060

Had a new experience at this popular location.  The order was fast and easy, everything came out as ordered.  They even brought the food out to us while we...

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  • Good83 Reviews4
Five Guys 1101 Pacific Ave Suite A, Santa Cruz
Five Guys
Hamburgers & Hot Dogs

Five Guys

1101 Pacific Ave Suite A, Santa Cruz, CA 95060

Food was good but they messed up both my order and my friend's. My friend ordered a cheese dog that arrived without any cheese and I ordered Cajun fries...

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  • Good131 Reviews3.4
Fosters Freeze 229 Laurel St, Santa Cruz
Fosters Freeze
Burgers

Fosters Freeze

229 Laurel St, Santa Cruz, CA 95062

Their twisters and shakes are good for satisifying your ice cream cravings. Sweet, but not too sweet They got special deals every now and then, like $1 oreo...

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  • Good140 Reviews3.5
Jack In The Box 640 Ocean St, Santa Cruz
Jack In The Box
Hamburgers & Hot Dogs

Jack In The Box

640 Ocean St, Santa Cruz, CA 95060

I come here more often than I would like to admit. My go to spot for late night snack/study break. I will order from the app when I see a good deal but I...

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  • Average136 Reviews3.2
Jack's Hamburgers 202 Lincoln St, Santa Cruz
Jack's Hamburgers
Hamburger

Jack's Hamburgers

202 Lincoln St, Santa Cruz, CA 95060

We were in bed of some dinner and stumbled upon Jack's. Definitely no regrets at all. The service was great and the food was superb. We will be visiting...

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  • Superb167 Reviews4.3
Surf City Grill 400 Beach St, Santa Cruz
Surf City Grill
Burgers

Surf City Grill

400 Beach St, Santa Cruz, CA 95060

Surf City Grill owner Craig Moorhead, took our order and told us about the place! He even brought us our food! Great family atmosphere on the Santa Cruz...

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  • Good60 Reviews3.7
Café Iveta 2125 Delaware Ave, Santa Cruz
Café Iveta
Sandwich Shop

Café Iveta

2125 Delaware Ave, Santa Cruz, CA 95060

Amazing scones! When paired with some cappuccino or mocha - superb!I was literally (involuntarily) humming every time I took a bite of the chocolate scone....

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  • Good108 Reviews4
Cafe Iveta UCSC Campus Graduate Student Commons, Hagar Dr, Santa Cruz
Cafe Iveta UCSC Campus
Sandwich Shop

Cafe Iveta UCSC Campus

Graduate Student Commons, Hagar Dr, Santa Cruz, CA 95064

The burgers are bomb here . End of story . Coffee really good . Poke is my favorite from here . Super classy beers on tap if you're old enough to...

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  • Average58 Reviews3.2
Emily's Good Things To Eat 1129 Mission St, Santa Cruz
Emily's Good Things To Eat
Sandwich Shop

Emily's Good Things To Eat

1129 Mission St, Santa Cruz, CA 95060

Emily's Good Things to Eat has lots of pastries and quick bites for the road. The stars here are the ham and turkey croissants! They are super yummy and...

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  • Superb149 Reviews4.4
Erik's DeliCafé 1664 Soquel Dr, Santa Cruz
Erik's DeliCafé
Sandwich Shop

Erik's DeliCafé

1664 Soquel Dr, Santa Cruz, CA 95065

Erik's Delicafe was good and the stuff inside hade looking around while I was waiting. And that was cool, thank you guys for having cool things inside...

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  • Good98 Reviews3.9
Ike's Sandwiches 1318 Ocean St, Santa Cruz
Ike's Sandwiches
Sandwich Shop

Ike's Sandwiches

1318 Ocean St, Santa Cruz, CA 95060

Ike's is the go-to for vegetarian friendly sandwiches! My personal favorite is the reading rainbow on their famous Dutch crunch. If you're getting...

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  • Good128 Reviews4
Seabright Deli 415 Seabright Ave, Santa Cruz
Seabright Deli
Sandwich Shop

Seabright Deli

415 Seabright Ave, Santa Cruz, CA 95062

Great little local spot. Bought sandwiches for the work team and everyone was raving. The Giant Dipper and the Grotto received great comments. I had the...

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  • Superb135 Reviews4.7
Subway 811 Ocean St, Santa Cruz
Subway
Sandwich Shop

Subway

811 Ocean St, Santa Cruz, CA 95060

Service is always excellent even when they have a full house. I'll return with my friends. It has a cool interior. Food and feeling reminds me of Kansas...

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  • Good34 Reviews3.4
Subway 2215 Mission St, Santa Cruz
Subway
Sandwich Shop

Subway

2215 Mission St, Santa Cruz, CA 95060

My husband is doing the Keto diet. At subway you can get the sandwich as a salad. This is amazing. The staff chops and creates just what you want. This...

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  • Average70 Reviews2.5
Subway 1723 Soquel Ave, Santa Cruz
Subway
Sandwich Shop

Subway

1723 Soquel Ave, Santa Cruz, CA 95062

I stopped here to get gas and luckily there was a subway attached to the gas station. Well the reason I'm writing this review is because I had GREAT...

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  • Good64 Reviews3.3
Subway 825 Pacific Ave, Santa Cruz
Subway
Sandwich Shop

Subway

825 Pacific Ave, Santa Cruz, CA 95060

Many great sandwich choices, wraps, salads etc. Middle aged sandwich maker is very polite, friendly, knows the products and gets the orders done quickly and...

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  • Average76 Reviews3.1
The Buttery 702 Soquel Ave, Santa Cruz
The Buttery
Sandwich Shop

The Buttery

702 Soquel Ave, Santa Cruz, CA 95062

Easy online ordering and safe pick up. Elegant and delicately boxed bakery items. Amazing presentation and so fresh and delicious!! Custom ordered the vanilla...

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  • Good196 Reviews4.2
The Sandwich Spot Santa Cruz 1010 Pacific Ave Suite E, Santa Cruz
The Sandwich Spot Santa Cruz
Sandwich Shop

The Sandwich Spot Santa Cruz

1010 Pacific Ave Suite E, Santa Cruz, CA 95060

Awesome spot in downtown Santa Cruz! Great selection of sandwiches with their made-in-house sauces. I get the Dutch crunch roll with every sandwich order. And...

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  • Good103 Reviews3.8
Casa Rosita's new management 2608 Portola Dr, Santa Cruz
Casa Rosita's new management
Mexican

Casa Rosita's new management

2608 Portola Dr, Santa Cruz, CA 95062

I grew up going to casa rositas and have always loved it! We moved to mid town for a bit so didn't make it over as much! Moved Bach to live oak and have gone...

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  • Good113 Reviews3.5
Chipotle Mexican Grill 550 River St Ste A, Santa Cruz
Chipotle Mexican Grill
Mexican

Chipotle Mexican Grill

550 River St Ste A, Santa Cruz, CA 95060

First attempt, they packed the wrong order in the bag with my name on it... Although they made a mistake, they were able to fix it- without making me feel like...

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  • Average137 Reviews2.7
Copal Restaurant 1203 Mission St Suite, Santa Cruz
Copal Restaurant
Mexican

Copal Restaurant

1203 Mission St Suite, Santa Cruz, CA 95060

This place is soo cute with their outdoor dining set up! We started with their molotes which were AMAZING! Definitely recommend. They also gave us chips for a...

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  • Superb37 Reviews4.7
De La Hacienda Taqueria 354 Washington St, Santa Cruz
De La Hacienda Taqueria
Mexican

De La Hacienda Taqueria

354 Washington St, Santa Cruz, CA 95060

I hit this place while visiting Santa Cruz. Let me tell you right off the boat...the tacos are awesome. Not only tasty, but HUGE too. You only need two...they...

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  • Superb143 Reviews4.5
El Chino Mexican Restaurant 2525 Soquel Dr # A, Santa Cruz
El Chino Mexican Restaurant
Mexican

El Chino Mexican Restaurant

2525 Soquel Dr # A, Santa Cruz, CA 95065

My family has been eating at El Chino for years. We live very close by. Have never been disappointed. Getting chilaquiles is awesome on the morning, though you...

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  • Good106 Reviews4.2
El Jardin Restaurant 655 Capitola Rd, Santa Cruz
El Jardin Restaurant
Mexican

El Jardin Restaurant

655 Capitola Rd, Santa Cruz, CA 95062

This was my first time visiting El Jardin and I was very impressed. The food was great, I love the fact that they don't just give you chips and salsa,...

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  • Good142 Reviews3.7
El Palomar 1336 Pacific Ave, Santa Cruz
El Palomar
Mexican

El Palomar

1336 Pacific Ave, Santa Cruz, CA 95060

Great and speedy service, friendly staff, amazing drinks, and our server Sophie was outstanding and very ontop of everything. Whether you're a tourist or...

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  • Good202 Reviews4
La Cabaña Taqueria 2332 Mission St, Santa Cruz
La Cabaña Taqueria
Mexican

La Cabaña Taqueria

2332 Mission St, Santa Cruz, CA 95060

Light, healthy ingredients, tons of veggie options, and great meats too! Varied menu has some creative and special home dishes you should try. One of my...

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  • Good157 Reviews4.1
La Montana Restaurante y Taqueria 220 Leibrandt Ave, Santa Cruz
La Montana Restaurante y Taqueria
Mexican

La Montana Restaurante y Taqueria

220 Leibrandt Ave, Santa Cruz, CA 95060

I just got an asada burrito an let me tell you it's the bomb an the best deal don't miss out n your burrito super clean place an very polite i...

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  • Good99 Reviews3.5
Las Palmas Taco Bar 55 Front St, Santa Cruz
Las Palmas Taco Bar
Mexican

Las Palmas Taco Bar

55 Front St, Santa Cruz, CA 95060

I visit this place a lot since I work right next to it. I must say their customer service is always fantastic and they keep the spot well organized all the...

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  • Good197 Reviews3.8
Los Pinos 2019 N Pacific Ave, Santa Cruz
Los Pinos
Mexican

Los Pinos

2019 N Pacific Ave, Santa Cruz, CA 95060

When I lived in Santa Cruz, I must have eaten here twice a week. Best super fries in Santa Cruz, almost San Diego level. I love the people working here too....

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  • Superb115 Reviews4.3
Salsas Taco Bar 1710 Brommer St, Santa Cruz
Salsas Taco Bar
Mexican

Salsas Taco Bar

1710 Brommer St, Santa Cruz, CA 95062

This taco bar has something for everyone. My wife and son enjoy the food from the massive vegan menu. I enjoy the vegetarian and fish food. They also serve...

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  • Superb140 Reviews4.4
Taco Bell 1405 Mission St, Santa Cruz
Taco Bell
Mexican

Taco Bell

1405 Mission St, Santa Cruz, CA 95060

Well I had a fun time joking with the young man behind the counter, He was new. We ordered the 11.99 burrito, taco box. We ask that they made the crunchy tacos...

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  • Average120 Reviews2.7
Tacos Moreno 1053 Water St, Santa Cruz
Tacos Moreno
Mexican

Tacos Moreno

1053 Water St, Santa Cruz, CA 95062

This establishment has been around and survived since the 1981, Restaurants last sevens years in Santa Cruz IF they are good. Family run, simple menu, great...

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  • Good127 Reviews4.2
Taqueria Agave - Santa Cruz 1836 Soquel Ave, Santa Cruz
Taqueria Agave - Santa Cruz
Mexican

Taqueria Agave - Santa Cruz

1836 Soquel Ave, Santa Cruz, CA 95062

Visiting Santa Cruz found this place on Yelp gave it a try. Ordered Chicken Taco Salad and 2 Chicken Taco's
Loads of Chicken Excellent
Great Service....

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  • Good125 Reviews4.2
Taqueria Jalapeños 206 Laurel St, Santa Cruz
Taqueria Jalapeños
Mexican

Taqueria Jalapeños

206 Laurel St, Santa Cruz, CA 95060

The food here is more than food. It's as if they have welcomed you into their home and cooked a smorgasbord of meats and plates. Nothin ever disappoints and...

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  • Good129 Reviews4.1
Taqueria Los Pericos 139 Water St, Santa Cruz
Taqueria Los Pericos
Mexican

Taqueria Los Pericos

139 Water St, Santa Cruz, CA 95060

This place is amazing! My husband and I came from the central valley to Santa Cruz for valentine's weekend and were very disappointed to find that every...

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  • Superb224 Reviews4.4
Taqueria Los Primos 431 Barson St, Santa Cruz
Taqueria Los Primos
Mexican

Taqueria Los Primos

431 Barson St, Santa Cruz, CA 95060

Pretty decent Mexican food. I had heard they had amazing carne asada. I ordered a carne asada dinner plate and it came with the rice, beans, lettuce, sour...

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  • Good125 Reviews4.1
Taqueria Michoacan 21401 E Cliff Dr, Santa Cruz
Taqueria Michoacan
Mexican

Taqueria Michoacan

21401 E Cliff Dr, Santa Cruz, CA 95062

I went there as a group and was surprised at how reasonable the prices were and the food tasted pretty good. I had fish tacos and they tasted pretty fresh. I...

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  • Good127 Reviews3.7
Taqueria Santa Cruz 2215 Mission St, Santa Cruz
Taqueria Santa Cruz
Mexican

Taqueria Santa Cruz

2215 Mission St, Santa Cruz, CA 95060

No frills "cheap" Mexican taqueria and it is being judged as such... a taco or burrito here won't give you enlightenment or blow your mind, but it will leave...

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  • Good142 Reviews4
Taqueria Santa Cruz II 1002 Soquel Ave, Santa Cruz
Taqueria Santa Cruz II
Mexican

Taqueria Santa Cruz II

1002 Soquel Ave, Santa Cruz, CA 95062

Been eating here since it opened this location. It's good but maybe not what it used to be. Prices have gone up considerably but that seems to be...

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  • Good155 Reviews4
Taqueria Vallarta 1221 Mission St, Santa Cruz
Taqueria Vallarta
Mexican

Taqueria Vallarta

1221 Mission St, Santa Cruz, CA 95060

Good quality food nice service. However I wish they opened at 9:00 a.m. instead of 10:00 a.m. so I could have breakfast earlier. I think they miss a lot of the...

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  • Good131 Reviews4.1
Taqueria Vallarta 608 Soquel Ave, Santa Cruz
Taqueria Vallarta
Mexican

Taqueria Vallarta

608 Soquel Ave, Santa Cruz, CA 95062

This is our ALL TIME FAVORITE place for Mexican food! The ham breakfast burrito is the one thing we could eat every day! Fast, friendly service and great...

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  • Good105 Reviews4
Taqueria Vallarta 893 41st Ave, Santa Cruz
Taqueria Vallarta
Mexican

Taqueria Vallarta

893 41st Ave, Santa Cruz, CA 95062

I've enjoyed the shrimp tacos the wet burrito, their super burrito, quesadilla, and ceviche. I usually add lime to the ceviche at home, and a little more...

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  • Good139 Reviews4
Viva's Mexican Food 1201 Soquel Ave, Santa Cruz
Viva's Mexican Food
Mexican

Viva's Mexican Food

1201 Soquel Ave, Santa Cruz, CA 95062

OMG The best clean tacos! I love chicken chicken mole and Vivas has the best ever! As good as mi mama’s and that says a lot. I am from East Los Angeles...

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  • Good61 Reviews4.1
Vivas Mexican Food 641 Merrill Rd, Santa Cruz
Vivas Mexican Food
Mexican

Vivas Mexican Food

641 Merrill Rd, Santa Cruz, CA 95064

This is my go to for Mexican food because they use organic produce, the oils dont make me feel heavy, their tacos are really tasty, the staff is always nice,...

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  • Good47 Reviews4
515 Kitchen & Cocktails 515 Cedar St, Santa Cruz
515 Kitchen & Cocktails
American

515 Kitchen & Cocktails

515 Cedar St, Santa Cruz, CA 95060

Did I really find decent ramen in Santa Cruz?? I thought I might have been dreaming when I ate a delicious bowl of shrimp and tofu ramen last night at the 515....

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  • Good118 Reviews4
Beach Street Cafe 399 Beach St, Santa Cruz
Beach Street Cafe
American

Beach Street Cafe

399 Beach St, Santa Cruz, CA 95060

This is a great eclectic spot that's located on the corner right in front of the huge arcade. It's right on the main strip where all the hustle and...

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  • Good145 Reviews4.1
Crow's Nest Restaurant 2218 E Cliff Dr, Santa Cruz
Crow's Nest Restaurant
American

Crow's Nest Restaurant

2218 E Cliff Dr, Santa Cruz, CA 95062

We celebrated mom's 85th birthday with lunch in the tent on the beach and she loved every minute. We wanted to be extra safe with continued COVID concerns...

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  • Good280 Reviews4.1
Denny's 1515 Ocean St, Santa Cruz
Denny's
American

Denny's

1515 Ocean St, Santa Cruz, CA 95060

They really help you out right away the service is good i like that i can order there and it back home to keep our safe zone safer and close to the boardwalk...

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  • Average182 Reviews2.5
FireFish Grill 25 Municipal Wharf, Santa Cruz
FireFish Grill
American

FireFish Grill

25 Municipal Wharf, Santa Cruz, CA 95060

Place was great for seafood! Got the chicken teriyaki which was a bit sad portion wise. Slow service because of the amount of business they receive. 30...

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  • Good236 Reviews3.7
Hula's Island Grill 221 Cathcart St, Santa Cruz
Hula's Island Grill
American

Hula's Island Grill

221 Cathcart St, Santa Cruz, CA 95060

Fantastic service, food, prices, and atmosphere! My husband had an amazing chicken Caesar salad with mango that was super light and yummy. I had the Ahi Wasabi...

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  • Good229 Reviews4.2
Jeffery's 2050 Soquel Ave, Santa Cruz
Jeffery's
American

Jeffery's

2050 Soquel Ave, Santa Cruz, CA 95062

Stopped for bacon and eggs that came with hashbrowns and white toast. Most everything was cooked well with the bacon being a little over-cooked. The place was...

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  • Good142 Reviews3.5
Linda's Seabreeze Café 542 Seabright Ave, Santa Cruz
Linda's Seabreeze Café
American

Linda's Seabreeze Café

542 Seabright Ave, Santa Cruz, CA 95062

Weather was cold but the heater worked beautifully. I seldom order corned beef hash anywhere because it's so often just a greasy disappointment. Not here....

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  • Superb492 Reviews4.8
Oswald Restaurant 121 Soquel Ave, Santa Cruz
Oswald Restaurant
American

Oswald Restaurant

121 Soquel Ave, Santa Cruz, CA 95060

I admire this place! They serve sensational meals, their menu is decent, The chief cook in that spot is well trained, I like a lot eating all their dishes. The...

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  • Good133 Reviews4.1
Soif 105 Walnut Ave, Santa Cruz
Soif
American

Soif

105 Walnut Ave, Santa Cruz, CA 95060

Absolutely excellent service. Attentive and thoughtful staff. We came fore afternoon cocktails and a cheeseboard. It was good as an appetizer but not enough to...

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  • Superb126 Reviews4.4
Solaire 611 Ocean St, Santa Cruz
Solaire
American

Solaire

611 Ocean St, Santa Cruz, CA 95060

Thanks to Flavia and Rainbow for helping us find a warm and inviting venue for an outdoor evening meeting! Our spot around the fire pit with heaters, drinks,...

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  • Good88 Reviews3.8
The Point Kitchen and Bar 3326 Portola Dr, Santa Cruz
The Point Kitchen and Bar
American

The Point Kitchen and Bar

3326 Portola Dr, Santa Cruz, CA 95062

This restaurant provided the most fantastic dining experience that my girlfriend and I have had since the start of our relationship! The food was absolutely...

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  • Good109 Reviews3.5
The Water Street Grill 503 Water St, Santa Cruz
The Water Street Grill
American

The Water Street Grill

503 Water St, Santa Cruz, CA 95060

The lobster litterly melted in your mouth. The caper chicken was moist tender and a mouth full of flavor. The chicken Ceaser salad was fresh and the chicken...

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  • Good199 Reviews4.1
Vim Dining and Desserts 2238 Mission St, Santa Cruz
Vim Dining and Desserts
American

Vim Dining and Desserts

2238 Mission St, Santa Cruz, CA 95060

I admire this place! They serve great food, their menu is varied, The chief cook in that restaurant is very trained, I enjoy a lot eating all their dishes. The...

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  • Superb123 Reviews4.7
Canton Restaurant 900 41st Ave, Santa Cruz
Canton Restaurant
Chinese

Canton Restaurant

900 41st Ave, Santa Cruz, CA 95062

Glad I followed everyone's tips on here because the hot and sour soup is pretty tasty! I got Mongolian beef and veggie fried rice, both delicious. I couldn't...

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  • Good97 Reviews4.1
Chinese Village 3780 Capitola Rd, Santa Cruz
Chinese Village
Chinese

Chinese Village

3780 Capitola Rd, Santa Cruz, CA 95062

The place offers a fantastic variety of delicious food. I loved eating here. Staff members are always helpful, pricing is convenient and the place is always...

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  • Good102 Reviews4.1
Dynasty Restaurant 3601 Portola Dr, Santa Cruz
Dynasty Restaurant
Chinese

Dynasty Restaurant

3601 Portola Dr, Santa Cruz, CA 95062

Whenever I run in town, I can always smell the deliciousness coming from Dynasty so I finally decided to order some takeout for dinner. I placed my order via...

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  • Good105 Reviews3.9
Golden City Restaurant 1230 Mission St, Santa Cruz
Golden City Restaurant
Chinese

Golden City Restaurant

1230 Mission St, Santa Cruz, CA 95060

This is our new goto place for take-out Chinese....   All their food is prepared with loving care, and high quality.   Especially recommend the scallops with...

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  • Good84 Reviews3.8
Golden Palace 415 Ocean St, Santa Cruz
Golden Palace
Chinese

Golden Palace

415 Ocean St, Santa Cruz, CA 95060

This is the first time I have eaten here, after 10+ years in the city. This restaurant was recommended by a friend as "surprisingly good" and I think...

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  • Good146 Reviews3.6
Guang Zho 3150 Portola Dr #5101, Santa Cruz
Guang Zho
Chinese

Guang Zho

3150 Portola Dr #5101, Santa Cruz, CA 95062

Their foods is great. Lot of flavors. Simple flavor. Small cute place. High recommend to dining there. Loved their Walnut with shrimps. And Vegetable Mein...

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  • Superb130 Reviews4.3
Mandarin Gourmet 1010 Cedar St, Santa Cruz
Mandarin Gourmet
Chinese

Mandarin Gourmet

1010 Cedar St, Santa Cruz, CA 95060

Favorite Chinese spot in town! Owners are always super friends and caring even with the difficulties of the pandemic. Loved before covid times and still love...

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  • Good71 Reviews3.7
Panda Express 2121 Mission St, Santa Cruz
Panda Express
Chinese

Panda Express

2121 Mission St, Santa Cruz, CA 95060

Ordered online and had to wait even though while i was waiting now less than 7 people came in, ordered, paid and got their food.Apparently there's a new...

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  • Good110 Reviews3.3
Shun Feng Restaurant 420 River St, Santa Cruz
Shun Feng Restaurant
Chinese

Shun Feng Restaurant

420 River St, Santa Cruz, CA 95060

Good service, good communication and especially good food! Thank You to Stacey that help me over the phone! We're on vacation and they are really friendly!...

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  • Good144 Reviews3.8
Tam's Restaurant 2403 Mission St, Santa Cruz
Tam's Restaurant
Chinese

Tam's Restaurant

2403 Mission St, Santa Cruz, CA 95060

Honey walnut shrimp and dumplings in XO sauce? They're serious cravings (been eating these since childhood). Tam's is my place for em, no question, and my...

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  • Good103 Reviews3.6
Yan Flower 617 Pacific Ave, Santa Cruz
Yan Flower
Chinese

Yan Flower

617 Pacific Ave, Santa Cruz, CA 95060

Best place in town love it thereI let friends and family know about it. The food is fire and the wonderful lady in the front tops it offThank you for making me...

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  • Good134 Reviews4.1
Pearl of the Ocean 736 Water St, Santa Cruz
Pearl of the Ocean
Indian

Pearl of the Ocean

736 Water St, Santa Cruz, CA 95060

Absolutely a place worth stopping by, the food is excellent and well prepared, the cost is reasonable and it is constantly well organized here. Highly...

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Royal Taj India Cuisine
Indian

Royal Taj India Cuisine

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@ Thai Recipe
Thai

@ Thai Recipe

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Pacific Thai
Thai

Pacific Thai

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Real Thai Kitchen
Thai

Real Thai Kitchen

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Sabieng
Thai

Sabieng

1218 Mission St, Santa Cruz, CA 95060

I would love to recommend this restaurant. Solid Pad See Ew, delicious comfort food I would order again and again. The veggies here are fresh. I really enjoyed...

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Sala Thai
Thai

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Excellent Thai food and outstanding service too! Our server was J.R. and was outstanding at explaining their entire menu. He went above and beyond and...

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Sawasdee By The Sea
Thai

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Aldo's Harbor Restaurant
Italian

Aldo's Harbor Restaurant

790 Mariner Park Way, Santa Cruz, CA 95062

If I were a seafood eater, I'm sure I would love it. Friendly, attentive staff providing appealing food. No vegan protein options, but ova- and...

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Avanti Restaurant 1917 Mission St, Santa Cruz
Avanti Restaurant
Italian

Avanti Restaurant

1917 Mission St, Santa Cruz, CA 95060

As always, Avanti does well in the cocktail category. Their bartender is great as usual. We started with the roasted cauliflower and medjool date appetizer...

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Cafe Mare 740 Front St #100, Santa Cruz
Cafe Mare
Italian

Cafe Mare

740 Front St #100, Santa Cruz, CA 95060

Our first visit to Cafe Mare was almost as good as expected. We were easily able to make reservations online for our preferred time. Also called back and...

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Gabriella Café 910 Cedar St, Santa Cruz
Gabriella Café
Italian

Gabriella Café

910 Cedar St, Santa Cruz, CA 95060

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La Posta 538 Seabright Ave, Santa Cruz
La Posta
Italian

La Posta

538 Seabright Ave, Santa Cruz, CA 95062

You can get better pizza than La Posta's but you'd have to drive the 3,000 miles to,Frank Pepe's shrine in New Haven to find it.  

La Posta's thin but...

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Lillian's Italian Kitchen 1148 Soquel Ave, Santa Cruz
Lillian's Italian Kitchen
Italian

Lillian's Italian Kitchen

1148 Soquel Ave, Santa Cruz, CA 95062

I often take my friends to this restaurant with my highest recommendations. I go to this restaurant often. This recommendation is always successful. The...

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Pizzeria La Bufala
Italian

Pizzeria La Bufala

725 Front St, Santa Cruz, CA 95060

We called in a pick up order of a pepperoni pizza and mixed greens salad and were told it would be 10-15 minutes. Sure enough, our food was ready when we...

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Ristorante Italiano 555 Soquel Ave STE 150, Santa Cruz
Ristorante Italiano
Italian

Ristorante Italiano

555 Soquel Ave STE 150, Santa Cruz, CA 95062

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Sugo Italian Pasta Bar 1116 Soquel Ave, Santa Cruz
Sugo Italian Pasta Bar
Italian

Sugo Italian Pasta Bar

1116 Soquel Ave, Santa Cruz, CA 95062

Came here a couple weeks ago on a cold, rainy night. Indoor dining was closed due to Covid, but the back patio was open. The patio was covered to keep us dry...

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Tramonti
Italian

Tramonti

528 Seabright Ave, Santa Cruz, CA 95062

They took our party of 7 late and even though they wanted to close, they provided such excellent service. And the food is so delicious. I highly recommend...

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Bantam
Pizza

Bantam

1010 Fair Ave, Santa Cruz, CA 95060

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  • Good150 Reviews4.2
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Beach Street Pizza & Bar
Pizza

Beach Street Pizza & Bar

303 Beach St, Santa Cruz, CA 95060

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Domino's Pizza 2391 Mission St, Santa Cruz
Domino's Pizza
Pizza

Domino's Pizza

2391 Mission St, Santa Cruz, CA 95060

Sometimes you need a little help figuring out what you are hungry for. I am grateful that the people working were able to get excited about pizza even though...

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Engfer Pizza Works
Pizza

Engfer Pizza Works

537 Seabright Ave, Santa Cruz, CA 95062

Absolutely delicious, with vegan and gluten-free options.  The decor is light industrial and very casual, with a ping pong table in the room adjacent to the...

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Joe's Pizza & Subs
Pizza

Joe's Pizza & Subs

841 N Branciforte Ave, Santa Cruz, CA 95062

Great food! Just wish they delivered themselves, like they used to. Now they use Doordash etc, and those delivery services kinda suck tbh.But Joe's itself...

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Kiantis Pizza & Pasta Bar
Pizza

Kiantis Pizza & Pasta Bar

1100 Pacific Ave, Santa Cruz, CA 95060

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Little Caesars Pizza 233 Ocean St, Santa Cruz
Little Caesars Pizza
Pizza

Little Caesars Pizza

233 Ocean St, Santa Cruz, CA 95060

Pizza bomb. We like the deep dish pepperoni. Staff friendly and efficient. You can tell and taste that the people enjoy what they do! The manager is cool too....

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Little Caesars Pizza 1701 Portola Dr, Santa Cruz
Little Caesars Pizza
Pizza

Little Caesars Pizza

1701 Portola Dr, Santa Cruz, CA 95062

The employees is what makes this place great
I've been to this location give or take 7 times ,great service great crunchy pan pizza great prize and this...

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Mountain Mike's Pizza 3715 Portola Dr, Santa Cruz
Mountain Mike's Pizza
Pizza

Mountain Mike's Pizza

3715 Portola Dr, Santa Cruz, CA 95062

Great customer service on phone for my take out order. Pizza was ready when I arrived. All ingredients we ordered---Pepperoni, Sausage, Onions &...

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Pizza My Heart 1116 Pacific Ave, Santa Cruz
Pizza My Heart
Pizza

Pizza My Heart

1116 Pacific Ave, Santa Cruz, CA 95060

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Pizzeria Avanti 1711 Mission St, Santa Cruz
Pizzeria Avanti
Pizza

Pizzeria Avanti

1711 Mission St, Santa Cruz, CA 95060

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Pleasure Pizza 1415 Pacific Ave, Santa Cruz
Pleasure Pizza
Pizza

Pleasure Pizza

1415 Pacific Ave, Santa Cruz, CA 95060

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Pleasure Pizza 4000 Portola Dr, Santa Cruz
Pleasure Pizza
Pizza

Pleasure Pizza

4000 Portola Dr, Santa Cruz, CA 95062

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Pleasure Pizza East Side Eatery 800 41st Ave, Santa Cruz
Pleasure Pizza East Side Eatery
Pizza

Pleasure Pizza East Side Eatery

800 41st Ave, Santa Cruz, CA 95062

Had the Verona pizza, which was really really good. If you love pesto sauce, you'll love this pizza. It was smothered in it, but in a good -- and not...

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Upper Crust Pizza & Pasta 2501 Soquel Dr, Santa Cruz
Upper Crust Pizza & Pasta
Pizza

Upper Crust Pizza & Pasta

2501 Soquel Dr, Santa Cruz, CA 95065

This is a family favorite. My son loves the spaghetti. My wife and daughter love the pesto pizza and I love all their sandwich offerings. Friendly staff. They...

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  • Good91 Reviews3.9
Upper Crust Pizza & Pasta 2415 Mission St, Santa Cruz
Upper Crust Pizza & Pasta
Pizza

Upper Crust Pizza & Pasta

2415 Mission St, Santa Cruz, CA 95060

The pizza here is incredible. It's great because it's not too greasy and doesn't get all over your hands. Servers are also very nice and...

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  • Superb161 Reviews4.3
Woodstock's Pizza Santa Cruz 710 Front St, Santa Cruz
Woodstock's Pizza Santa Cruz
Pizza

Woodstock's Pizza Santa Cruz

710 Front St, Santa Cruz, CA 95060

We just had a Woodstock's Pizza delivered last night and it was awesome. The best part (besides the pizza itself) was that the guy taking the order told...

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CRAZY CRAB 429 Front St, Santa Cruz
CRAZY CRAB
Seafood

CRAZY CRAB

429 Front St, Santa Cruz, CA 95060

Loved the atmosphere and the quality of service. I love going back to restaurants that welcome you greatly the moment you set foot into the place. Food was...

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Dolphin 71 Municipal Wharf, Santa Cruz
Dolphin
Seafood

Dolphin

71 Municipal Wharf, Santa Cruz, CA 95060

Great views with great food! The staff was polite and helpful during the busy evening. I just wish we could have gotten our free soda refills. Life is never...

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  • Good205 Reviews3.8
El Hermoso Mar 313 Beach St, Santa Cruz
El Hermoso Mar
Seafood

El Hermoso Mar

313 Beach St, Santa Cruz, CA 95060

Authentic Mexican food right across from the beach and boardwalk. Prices average to any restaurant. They were very friendly and nice atmosphere. Would...

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  • Good93 Reviews3.3
Gilda's 37 Municipal Wharf, Santa Cruz
Gilda's
Seafood

Gilda's

37 Municipal Wharf, Santa Cruz, CA 95060

I love this place for so many reasons. The food is awesome. I often order my favorite spaghetti and raviolis. So good!!  Also enjoy the prime rib, filet, and...

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  • Good163 Reviews4
Johnny's Harborside 493 Lake Ave, Santa Cruz
Johnny's Harborside
Seafood

Johnny's Harborside

493 Lake Ave, Santa Cruz, CA 95062

I brought my family from out of town to Johnny's for brunch and had a great experience. A little bit on the expensive side, Johnny's has a traditional...

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  • Good174 Reviews3.6
Makai Island Kitchen & Groggery 49A Municipal Wharf, Santa Cruz
Makai Island Kitchen & Groggery
Seafood

Makai Island Kitchen & Groggery

49A Municipal Wharf, Santa Cruz, CA 95060

Such a delightful little spot. Great views and energy in this place. We stuck to appetizers. Chose pork sliders, coconut shrimp and teriyaki shrimp. Shrimps...

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  • Superb158 Reviews4.3
Riva Fish House 31 Municipal Wharf, Santa Cruz
Riva Fish House
Seafood

Riva Fish House

31 Municipal Wharf, Santa Cruz, CA 95060

Had an excellent lunch today,. They were offering outdoor and indoor seating. We did the outdoor and figured out the the easy up tents were replaced with...

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  • Good207 Reviews3.9
Stagnaro Bros. 59 Municipal Wharf, Santa Cruz
Stagnaro Bros.
Seafood

Stagnaro Bros.

59 Municipal Wharf, Santa Cruz, CA 95060

This place has fresh sea food. Out door dinning available and it’s right in the pier in Santa Cruz at the boardwalk. You can see all kinds of sea life well...

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Woodies Café 25 Municipal Wharf, Santa Cruz
Woodies Café
Seafood

Woodies Café

25 Municipal Wharf, Santa Cruz, CA 95060

Absolutely loved everything about this spot. The service is spectacular, and it was a relaxing dining experience all the way through. Staff is so personable...

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  • Good151 Reviews3.4
Akira Seabright 1222 Soquel Ave, Santa Cruz
Akira Seabright
Sushi Bar

Akira Seabright

1222 Soquel Ave, Santa Cruz, CA 95062

Oh... My... Goodness... Deliciousness! What unique rolls and options they have. Service was a professional and a breeze. Pick up was also easy. Allow me to...

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  • Good146 Reviews4.2
I LOVE SUSHI 516 Front St, Santa Cruz
I LOVE SUSHI
Sushi Bar

I LOVE SUSHI

516 Front St, Santa Cruz, CA 95060

AMAZING service. Mr Kim is an amazing manager who made sure we were helped out every bit of our dinner. Food was great and service was unmatched. Been to a lot...

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  • Good153 Reviews3.8
KAITO 830 41st Ave, Santa Cruz
KAITO
Sushi Bar

KAITO

830 41st Ave, Santa Cruz, CA 95062

Stopped by this sushi/ramen house after dropping off some stuff to my son in Santa Cruz. Unfortunately not a lot of seating available due to current situation,...

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  • Good133 Reviews3.7
M.G. Sushi 1733 Seabright Ave, Santa Cruz
M.G. Sushi
Sushi Bar

M.G. Sushi

1733 Seabright Ave, Santa Cruz, CA 95062

Our dinner was delivered so fast, I thought there had to be a mistake. I have to say, in a town (that I adore) full of - I’m so sorry but it’s true - a sea...

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  • Good132 Reviews3.9
Toya Sushi 1306 Mission St, Santa Cruz
Toya Sushi
Sushi Bar

Toya Sushi

1306 Mission St, Santa Cruz, CA 95060

On the one hand it's disappointing that you can't get all sushi  lunch combo, and that mido isn't included is substandard, but on the other hand Toya provides...

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  • Superb72 Reviews4.4

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Holy Smokes Country BBQ and Catering

21505 E Cliff Dr, Santa Cruz, CA 95062

Amazing food and service! Has a wonderful outdoor patio for outdoor seating and is a great covid safe place to dine in the area! Dont miss out on that amazing...

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  • Superb121 Reviews4.4
Hom Korean Kitchen 1102 Pacific Ave suite a, Santa Cruz
Hom Korean Kitchen
Korean

Hom Korean Kitchen

1102 Pacific Ave suite a, Santa Cruz, CA 95060

Tl;dr it's a great place for Korean food in the area. I'd come back here again and try all of their other protein options.

You order similarly like a...

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  • Good113 Reviews4
Ideal Bar & Grill 106 Beach St, Santa Cruz
Ideal Bar & Grill
Bar & Grill

Ideal Bar & Grill

106 Beach St, Santa Cruz, CA 95060

I give it five because of the waiter Alex! Really cool and friendly guy. Now the food was not fresh tasting at all. Maybe because they were in a hurry because...

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  • Good229 Reviews3.4
India Joze 418 Front St, Santa Cruz
India Joze
Asian

India Joze

418 Front St, Santa Cruz, CA 95060

We stopped by India Joze a few minutes before it opened in the evening but the server was super nice and she let us sit inside and recommended we order online...

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  • Superb115 Reviews4.5
Jamba Santa Cruz 1550 Pacific Ave, Santa Cruz
Jamba Santa Cruz
Smoothie

Jamba Santa Cruz

1550 Pacific Ave, Santa Cruz, CA 95060

So fresh! Always makes you feel good having a smoothie from Jamba Juice. Both the Santa Cruz and Capitola locations are terrific.Enthusiastic staff. Clean...

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  • Good75 Reviews4
Kickin Chicken 766 Chestnut St, Santa Cruz
Kickin Chicken
Food Delivery Service

Kickin Chicken

766 Chestnut St, Santa Cruz, CA 95060

Just tried this place for my first time!! And I have to say, I'm super impressed and happy. I tried the Chicken & waffles (amazing waffles &...

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L&L Hawaiian Barbecue 460 7th Ave, Santa Cruz
L&L Hawaiian Barbecue
Hawaiian

L&L Hawaiian Barbecue

460 7th Ave, Santa Cruz, CA 95062

The only L&L around town conveniently located right by the beach. Can't beat that. Get your fix of L&L's standard menu, just don't...

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  • Good55 Reviews4
Laili Restaurant 101 Cooper St, Santa Cruz
Laili Restaurant
Middle Eastern

Laili Restaurant

101 Cooper St, Santa Cruz, CA 95060

This place is doubtless one of the best restaurants in the neighborhood. Whenever I go there I am deeply glad. They manage their high standard service and the...

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  • Superb234 Reviews4.5
Lupulo Craft Beer House 233 Cathcart St, Santa Cruz
Lupulo Craft Beer House
Tapas Bar

Lupulo Craft Beer House

233 Cathcart St, Santa Cruz, CA 95060

I stopped by after work today, to get a to-go order. They were busy, and they were super clean. The food has always been amazing, and still was...as was the...

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  • Superb159 Reviews4.5
Mackenzie Bar & Grill 18 Clubhouse Rd, Santa Cruz
Mackenzie Bar & Grill
Bar & Grill

Mackenzie Bar & Grill

18 Clubhouse Rd, Santa Cruz, CA 95060

Sure we live down the street so it's super convenient to pick up food or grab a seat with the kids for lunch or brunch, but they are doing something right at...

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  • Superb63 Reviews4.3
Malabar Restaurant 514 Front St, Santa Cruz
Malabar Restaurant
Vegetarian

Malabar Restaurant

514 Front St, Santa Cruz, CA 95060

The fusion of sri lankan food. The devil shrimp was good not spicy though, and the msian fried rice was awesome. The masala chai can be improved as we expected...

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May's Sushi Bar & Grill 435 Front St, Santa Cruz
May's Sushi Bar & Grill
Asian

May's Sushi Bar & Grill

435 Front St, Santa Cruz, CA 95060

Good service and an unbeatable value for the AYCE. I don't live in the Santa Cruz area but I visit often so I can tell you, there's nothing as good as this in...

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  • Good138 Reviews3.4
Mission St. BBQ 1618 Mission St, Santa Cruz
Mission St. BBQ
Barbecue

Mission St. BBQ

1618 Mission St, Santa Cruz, CA 95060

Mission street BBQ is a SC classic. Place has great service and amazing food. The ambience is exactly what you want when eating BBQ. If your a fan of BBQ and...

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  • Good211 Reviews4.2
Mobo Sushi 105 River St S, Santa Cruz
Mobo Sushi
Sushi

Mobo Sushi

105 River St S, Santa Cruz, CA 95060

Very nice rolls here but expensive so be prepared to spend or go somewhere else lol! On sushi night I either want purely raw fish (hamachi + sake sashimi) or...

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  • Good143 Reviews3.6
Monster Pot 435 Front St, Santa Cruz
Monster Pot
Hot Pot

Monster Pot

435 Front St, Santa Cruz, CA 95060

Previously known as Betty's Noodle House, this spot is an absolute must try!! We got take- out and had the Black Pepper Fried Udon and some BBQ pork buns...

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Motiv 1209 Pacific Ave, Santa Cruz
Motiv
Dance Clubs

Motiv

1209 Pacific Ave, Santa Cruz, CA 95060

I adore this place a lot. there is a happy mood. The meals are splendid. the service is effective and the team is well trained. The cost is decent. truly...

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Mozaic 110 Church St, Santa Cruz
Mozaic
Mediterranean

Mozaic

110 Church St, Santa Cruz, CA 95060

Absolute GASSS some of the best Mediterranean food I have ever had! We got the Chicken Skewers, Artichoke, and the Hummus. Definitely would recommend...

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  • Superb182 Reviews4.5
New Bohemia Brewing Co. 1030 41st Ave, Santa Cruz
New Bohemia Brewing Co.

New Bohemia Brewing Co.

1030 41st Ave, Santa Cruz, CA 95062

Their Pilsner style is quite drinkable nut needs a few more hops IBUs, Saaz or Zatek would be more . appropriate. Their Bavarian heffeweizen is quite close to...

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  • Good56 Reviews4.2
Nick the Greek 1133 Pacific Ave, Santa Cruz
Nick the Greek
Greek

Nick the Greek

1133 Pacific Ave, Santa Cruz, CA 95060

stood in Santa Cruz and ordered form them... it was all delicious. very filling. had the grilled chicken gyro and the falafal gyro with humus, garlic fries and...

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  • Good135 Reviews4.1
Original Ferrell's Donuts 1761 17th Ave, Santa Cruz
Original Ferrell's Donuts
Doughnuts

Original Ferrell's Donuts

1761 17th Ave, Santa Cruz, CA 95062

Donuts. Cheap. Open 24 hours. Goes without saying Ferrell's has been a life-saver on MANY instances, when I was on crazy adventures with friends in this city...

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  • Good89 Reviews4
Oyunaa's Mongolian Cuisine 1209 Soquel Ave, Santa Cruz
Oyunaa's Mongolian Cuisine
Asian

Oyunaa's Mongolian Cuisine

1209 Soquel Ave, Santa Cruz, CA 95062

Feeling hungry but coming off of  four days of suffering from food poisoning (be wary of cold, leftover turkey!) I wanted something filling, tasty but not too...

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  • Superb114 Reviews4.3
Parish Publick House Westside Santa Cruz 841 Almar Ave, Santa Cruz
Parish Publick House Westside Santa Cruz
Bar & Grill

Parish Publick House Westside Santa Cruz

841 Almar Ave, Santa Cruz, CA 95060

The food is great and the folks there are friendly. They always have a fun variety of unique craft beers; some well known, some new and adventurous. Really...

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  • Superb134 Reviews4.3
Poke House 1543 Pacific Ave, Santa Cruz
Poke House
Poke

Poke House

1543 Pacific Ave, Santa Cruz, CA 95060

Big big portions and really amazing poke. Been a couple of times already an always get the same awesome experience. Very clean restaurant, social distancing...

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  • Good157 Reviews4.1
Pono Hawaiian Grill 3744 Capitola Rd, Santa Cruz
Pono Hawaiian Grill
Bar & Grill

Pono Hawaiian Grill

3744 Capitola Rd, Santa Cruz, CA 95062

Cute place with lots of Hawaiian decor that feels really authentic. Live musicians playing all the time and it's wonderful. However the food is pretty...

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  • Good147 Reviews4
Pono Hawaiian Kitchen & Tap 3744 Capitola Rd, Santa Cruz
Pono Hawaiian Kitchen & Tap
Continental

Pono Hawaiian Kitchen & Tap

3744 Capitola Rd, Santa Cruz, CA 95062

I came here for dinner with my boyfriend while visiting Santa Cruz. He ordered the pork fries and I ordered an ahi tuna poke bowl. The tuna was fresh, sauces...

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  • Good108 Reviews4.2
Quickly 1010 Pacific Ave, Santa Cruz
Quickly
Apartments

Quickly

1010 Pacific Ave, Santa Cruz, CA 95060

This place is one my family most favorite place to come and get the best Bobas ! The variety is amazing and my family is trying to try each and everyone of...

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  • Good82 Reviews3.6
Red Restaurant and Bar 200 Locust St, Santa Cruz
Red Restaurant and Bar
New American

Red Restaurant and Bar

200 Locust St, Santa Cruz, CA 95060

As a working attorney who's litigated trials, I think people should speculate on these proceedings, especially because it's a civil trial. I mean,...

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  • Good81 Reviews4
Roux Dat Cajun Creole 118 Cooper St unit b, Santa Cruz
Roux Dat Cajun Creole
Cajun

Roux Dat Cajun Creole

118 Cooper St unit b, Santa Cruz, CA 95060

Had an amazing birthday dinner with some good ol southern cooking from Roux Dat.   We ordered many different dishes and was very happy to enjoy most of them....

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  • Good41 Reviews4.2
Samba Rock Acai Cafe 291 Water St, Santa Cruz
Samba Rock Acai Cafe
Acai Bowls

Samba Rock Acai Cafe

291 Water St, Santa Cruz, CA 95060

What can I say? Their Acai bowls are the best with many different options. They get busy but you can call in your order. The phone will be busy so keep trying,...

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  • Good154 Reviews3.9
Santa Cruz Diner 909 Ocean St, Santa Cruz
Santa Cruz Diner
Diner

Santa Cruz Diner

909 Ocean St, Santa Cruz, CA 95060

This was a hidden gem of a find. I was in the area and I googled places to eat. I was very pleasantly surprised by the pricing and the food is so delicious....

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  • Good195 Reviews3.9
Seabright Social 519 Seabright Ave UNIT 107, Santa Cruz
Seabright Social
Brewpubs

Seabright Social

519 Seabright Ave UNIT 107, Santa Cruz, CA 95062

Excellent service: friendly, helpful and efficient. Comfortable outdoor patio dining with tables spaced far enough apart for social distancing. Also heat...

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Sesame Korean Grill 435 Front St, Santa Cruz
Sesame Korean Grill
Korean

Sesame Korean Grill

435 Front St, Santa Cruz, CA 95060

While being in Santa Cruz for the weekend and craving korean food, this place matched all of our requirements. The worker that assisted us was extremely polite...

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Shogun Japanese Restaurant 1123 Pacific Ave, Santa Cruz
Shogun Japanese Restaurant
Japanese

Shogun Japanese Restaurant

1123 Pacific Ave, Santa Cruz, CA 95060

This is a family owned, very high quality Sushi restaurant on the Pacific Garden Mall in downtown Santa Cruz. I have been going to Shogun, and the owners...

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  • Superb125 Reviews4.3
Steamer Lane Supply 644-670 W Cliff Dr, Santa Cruz
Steamer Lane Supply
Food Trucks

Steamer Lane Supply

644-670 W Cliff Dr, Santa Cruz, CA 95060

After a great morning on the beach and a nice stroll along Westcliff, we were lured to this location based on the sign indicating fresh, organic, locally...

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  • Superb116 Reviews4.5
Stonehouse Bar & Grill 6001 La Madrona Dr, Santa Cruz
Stonehouse Bar & Grill
Bar & Grill

Stonehouse Bar & Grill

6001 La Madrona Dr, Santa Cruz, CA 95060

For a hotel restaurant it has really good food!!! I've had to eat here quite a bit over the last couple of weeks due to work travel. So I've tried...

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Surf City Billiards Bar & Cafe 931 Pacific Ave, Santa Cruz
Surf City Billiards Bar & Cafe
Pool Halls

Surf City Billiards Bar & Cafe

931 Pacific Ave, Santa Cruz, CA 95060

If you don't feel like home when you walk in the staff definitely will change that. The drinks are priced well and the wings.... oh man the wings are to...

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Surf City Kitchen 110 Cooper St #100b, Santa Cruz
Surf City Kitchen
Japanese

Surf City Kitchen

110 Cooper St #100b, Santa Cruz, CA 95060

Here's how this place works: A staff greets you as you enter the pub. If you're over 21 and plans on drinking, you show him or her your ID, hand over...

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Sushi Totoro 1701 Mission St, Santa Cruz
Sushi Totoro
Japanese

Sushi Totoro

1701 Mission St, Santa Cruz, CA 95060

One of my favorite places in SC. I have been supporting takeaways throughout the pandemic, these gems need our business. This is a place I hold dear to my...

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  • Good133 Reviews4
Taqueria Jalapenos y Pupuseria 107 Leonard St, Santa Cruz
Taqueria Jalapenos y Pupuseria
Salvadoran

Taqueria Jalapenos y Pupuseria

107 Leonard St, Santa Cruz, CA 95060

We were from out of town looking for yummy food. Thank goodness we found this place. Food was delicious and fresh. We ordered the pupusas with jalapeno cheese,...

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  • Good151 Reviews4.2
The Picnic Basket 125 Beach St, Santa Cruz
The Picnic Basket
Salad

The Picnic Basket

125 Beach St, Santa Cruz, CA 95060

This was our first time here and we were not disappointed! Super fresh ingredients at reasonable prices. We will be back to try the rest of the menu.Today we...

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  • Good179 Reviews4
The Poki Bowl 1121 Soquel Ave, Santa Cruz
The Poki Bowl
Poke

The Poki Bowl

1121 Soquel Ave, Santa Cruz, CA 95062

Updating my review because despite still not having biodegradable bowls/cutlery, I think this spot is the best place to get poke in SC. I appreciate it...

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  • Good97 Reviews4.2
The Walnut Avenue Cafe 106 Walnut Ave, Santa Cruz
The Walnut Avenue Cafe
Breakfast

The Walnut Avenue Cafe

106 Walnut Ave, Santa Cruz, CA 95060

I love getting the vegan tofu scramble, coffee and/or orange juice!The only thing is I like veggies and adding more than 3 can add up. I usually order the tofu...

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  • Superb219 Reviews4.4
TOGO'S Sandwiches 849-B Almar Ave, Santa Cruz
TOGO'S Sandwiches
Take Out

TOGO'S Sandwiches

849-B Almar Ave, Santa Cruz, CA 95060

Pastrami and melted Pepper jack cheese, As well as the tuna with mayo, lettuce, onions, pepperChini on white with mayo salt and pepper are fantastic sandwiches...

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  • Average59 Reviews3
TOGO'S Sandwiches 902 Ocean St, Santa Cruz
TOGO'S Sandwiches
Take Out

TOGO'S Sandwiches

902 Ocean St, Santa Cruz, CA 95060

Yesterday I went to pick up a sandwich from this location, I want to note the awesome experience that I had with Lucas as my cashier. As a former customer...

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  • Good96 Reviews3.7
Urbani Cellar 140 Encinal St, Santa Cruz
Urbani Cellar
Bar & Grill

Urbani Cellar

140 Encinal St, Santa Cruz, CA 95060

I've never come here in person, so my first experience was via Doordash during the COVID-19 situation. I ordered the French dip with tots & queso and...

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  • Good81 Reviews3.8
Urbani Cellar Santa Cruz 140 Encinal St, Santa Cruz
Urbani Cellar Santa Cruz
Bar & Grill

Urbani Cellar Santa Cruz

140 Encinal St, Santa Cruz, CA 95060

The new look of the restaurant is wonderful and they have a brand new menu to check out with lots of burgers, pizza, appetizers and even a ceasar salad.All of...

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  • Superb13 Reviews4.3
Vasili's Greek Restaurant 1501 Mission St # A, Santa Cruz
Vasili's Greek Restaurant
Greek

Vasili's Greek Restaurant

1501 Mission St # A, Santa Cruz, CA 95060

During Covid, we park across the street at McSomthings and walk in for takeout. Make sure to grab a lot of napkins, these chicken gyros are big saucy...

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Veg On The Edge 725 Front St, Santa Cruz
Veg On The Edge
Vegan

Veg On The Edge

725 Front St, Santa Cruz, CA 95060

I used to work across the street from this place and I went many times for lunch. I love that it’s all vegan and I can try a different item each time! One of...

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  • Superb166 Reviews4.4
Venus Spirits Cocktails & Kitchen 200 High Rd, Santa Cruz
Venus Spirits Cocktails & Kitchen
Cocktail Bar

Venus Spirits Cocktails & Kitchen

200 High Rd, Santa Cruz, CA 95060

Venus is a great addition to the west side of Santa Cruz! They have excellent gin and an assortment fun, creative cocktails (love the Frozen Paloma!) There is...

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  • Superb17 Reviews4.8
Vino Locale Santa Cruz 55 Municipal Wharf, Santa Cruz
Vino Locale Santa Cruz
Wine Bar

Vino Locale Santa Cruz

55 Municipal Wharf, Santa Cruz, CA 95060

My friend and I came here yesterday! We had such a pleasant experience.1. The owners and staff were absolutely awesome. They were all very accommodating and...

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  • Superb80 Reviews4.6
West End Tap and Kitchen 334 Ingalls St d, Santa Cruz
West End Tap and Kitchen
Gastropubs

West End Tap and Kitchen

334 Ingalls St d, Santa Cruz, CA 95060

We pit stopped here in Santa Cruz for lunch. This is a familiar area but have not tried this lunch spot. So per fellow Yelp reviews we ordered the Duck fat...

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  • Superb191 Reviews4.3
Whiting's Foods Concessions 400 Beach St, Santa Cruz
Whiting's Foods Concessions
Food Stands

Whiting's Foods Concessions

400 Beach St, Santa Cruz, CA 95060

I like to go with friends to this restaurant with my highest recommendations. I go their often. This recommendation is always successful. The the food there is...

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  • Good30 Reviews3.8
Windmill Cafe 21231 E Cliff Dr, Santa Cruz
Windmill Cafe

Windmill Cafe

21231 E Cliff Dr, Santa Cruz, CA 95062

Having been vegan for 30+ years, I always go to restaurants who know how to feed me. They serve carni & omnivores too but I love the noodle bowl, tempeh...

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  • Superb169 Reviews4.4
Zachary's Restaurant 819 Pacific Ave, Santa Cruz
Zachary's Restaurant
Breakfast

Zachary's Restaurant

819 Pacific Ave, Santa Cruz, CA 95060

I can't believe I've never tried Zachary's after over 35 years of coming Santa Cruz for vacation. Better late than never! I believe they just...

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  • Superb210 Reviews4.4
Zameen At The Point 851 41st Ave, Santa Cruz
Zameen At The Point
Falafel

Zameen At The Point

851 41st Ave, Santa Cruz, CA 95062

Good gyro bowl. Lamb burger was done skillfully (med rare) but bread and other ingredients only meh quality. Very odd take on the falafels - while tender, they...

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  • Superb111 Reviews4.5
Zoccoli's Delicatessen 1534 Pacific Ave, Santa Cruz
Zoccoli's Delicatessen
Deli

Zoccoli's Delicatessen

1534 Pacific Ave, Santa Cruz, CA 95060

I could almost live on Zoccoli's alone lol.The lasagna and ravioli are just fantastic.They have some of the best sandwiches around, great salads and the...

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  • Good160 Reviews4.2