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Beach Street Cafe

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399 Beach St, Santa Cruz, CA 95060-5415
+1 831-426-7621
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Today
09:00 - 21:00
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Sun - Sat 09:00 - 21:00
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Dayton, Nevada
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143 reviews
84 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 62 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

Stopped for lunch. Cute quirky place, loaded with 100+ Maxfield Parrish prints on the walls. A feast for the eyes. Lunch was good. I had the clam chowder in a sourdough bread bowl: to die for!! Wow. Loaded. Appropriately thick and very creamy. A nice pour of sherry on top. Everybody makes clam chowder out here-- theirs is different! Yum!... More 

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Thank TravelPrincess69
Eugene, Oregon
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3 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

Nice little restaurant in a good location. Plenty to choose from on the menu. Didn't like the soda price. Kids ordered a soda and they brought a regular can of 12oz soda for 2.25.

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Thank Greg B
Orangevale, California
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65 reviews
29 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 103 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

We have eaten breakfast here a couple times & it is always good. Simple food, consistent, with good coffee. It is tiny, so you could wait a bit. And the table next to the door is a bit inconvenient.

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Thank BeachLeila
Shasta Lake, California
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11 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The food wasn't bad but it wasn't very great either. We had the guacamole omelet and a chorizo scrambler. The omelet was very plain and there wasn't very much chorizo in the scrambler.

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Thank Jeanie W
Lincoln, California
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6 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 October 2016

We had a Groupon and this place was very close to the Dream Inn...Positives: great pancakes and eggs..a friendly server...Cons: server checked on us 10 minutes into the meal 8 minutes too long, bacon overcooked, potatoes tasteless, expensive coffee, soul music playing in the restaurant and mexican music playing in the kitchen...both together was annoyinng..would not go again

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Thank Amber S
bradford
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41 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 October 2016 via mobile

We really enjoyed our breakfast at the cafe. Can fully recommend the salmon omelette. Reasonably priced & nice

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Thank mbellamy71
Twain Harte
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47 reviews
28 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 September 2016

We tried this place on our last day in Santa Cruz, they were very busy but well worth the wait. It is small in size but big in taste. Great breakfast all weekend.

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Thank mtfish
Stateline, Nevada
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7 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 September 2016

Great location, okay food. Staying across the street and was denied a togo order because they were "too busy". My husband found a better spot down the road anyway. We compared the next morning and tried again as our hotel was literally across the street. Food was okay, not the best. That day we had a much nicer person who... More 

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Thank sublimegirlly
Castle Rock, Colorado, United States
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210 reviews
116 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 56 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 September 2016

We had a nice lunch here after a day at the Santa Cruz Beach Boardwalk. This is a great option, if you're looking for something more substantial than the fast food at the Boardwalk.

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Thank Anne G
Bournemouth, United Kingdom
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45 reviews
39 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 September 2016 via mobile

We stopped in for a quick bite to eat at lunch time and were warmly greeted and quickly seated. We ordered sandwiches which whilst simple were delicious and our server was really polite and friendly. Great option in SC and highly recommended.

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
American, Cafe
Meals
Brunch, Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Takeout, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Cheap Eats, Child-friendly, Kids
Open Hours
Sunday
09:00 - 21:00
Monday
09:00 - 21:00
Tuesday
09:00 - 21:00
Wednesday
09:00 - 21:00
Thursday
09:00 - 21:00
Friday
09:00 - 21:00
Saturday
09:00 - 21:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 399 Beach St, Santa Cruz, CA 95060-5415
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Santa Cruz
  • Phone Number: +1 831-426-7621

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