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1104 Ocean St, Next to Marianne's Ice Cream, Santa Cruz, CA 95060-2819
+1 831-423-6131
06:00 - 23:00
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Sat - Sun 06:00 - 23:00
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San Francisco, California
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9 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 November 2016

No complaints. Great service, really great price for the product. healthy snacks for a great price as well.

Thank topshelfdussiaume9
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6 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 July 2016 via mobile

Very good espresso and pastries. Overall espresso in Santa Cruz (including Lulus) is on the smokey side of taste.

Thank Page G
San Jose, California
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28 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 June 2016

Beyond the great coffee drinks and pastries, the staff makes everyone who comes in feel like a long time friend. One of my personal favorites is the Mexican Mocha but the espresso drinks are also top notch. They have different pastries for everyone's tastes. The staff treats everyone has a friend, even though they have never met before. They know... More 

Thank Ron L
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19 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 April 2016 via mobile

This coffee shop happened to be across from the Inn husband and I stayed at, I got the Zebra it was very good. Prices are compared to your local Starbucks. Great surprise found in the city.

Thank Justlynn J
Arcadia, California
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61 reviews
31 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 26 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 March 2016

Great coffee,Stayed one night across the street hit Fins next A.M. Wow better than expected service and really friendly locals. We pass thru Santa Cruz often,and never bothered to stop.Get's a lot of A.M. traffic which means Fresh! If your on Ocean and wan't a good cup of coffee this is worth a try. I will be back in June... More 

Thank MWM1958
Santa Cruz, California
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15 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 March 2016

On the go - Good place to get in and out. Even have grab and go breakfast or treats. Friendly. Good place to have a small meeting.

Thank D E
Santa Cruz, California
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33 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 March 2016

The perfect location on Ocean St means that I can easily stop in (ample parking), grab my sacred special treat, the lighthouse latte with soy, and then get onto wherever I'm heading. Staff is so nice, always, absolutely always. Try the lemon bar, if you stay, delicious. The outside seating while small is perfect if I want to spend a... More 

Thank vu2mel
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4 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 February 2016

great coffee and great friendly service the baristas are wonderful and serve wonderful products its a pleasure

Thank michaelmZ8597HG
El Dorado Hills, California
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161 reviews
89 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 128 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 February 2016

This is our go-to spot in Santa Cruz for a good coffee. It is located on Ocean Avenue, a short walk from our hotel, the Hampton Inn. We had nice espresso drinks and some fresh pastry for breakfast. There was also free Wifi. It is overall a great place to sit for a nice cup of coffee.

Thank LLion
Salinas, California, United States
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234 reviews
157 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 50 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 January 2016

I've stopped here a couple of times on my way out of Santa Cruz. Good coffee, friendly staff. My only complaint is they charge extra for whipped cream!

Thank 556danaa

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Cafe, American
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Cheap Eats, Child-friendly
Open Hours
06:00 - 23:00
05:30 - 23:00
05:30 - 23:00
05:30 - 23:00
05:30 - 23:00
05:30 - 23:00
06:00 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1104 Ocean St, Next to Marianne's Ice Cream, Santa Cruz, CA 95060-2819
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Santa Cruz
  • Phone Number: +1 831-423-6131
Corner of Hubbard and Ocean Street

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?