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Beach Street Cafe

399 Beach St, Santa Cruz, CA 95060-5415
+1 831-426-7621
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  • Excellent32%
  • Very good41%
  • Average16%
  • Poor7%
  • Terrible4%
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“brunch” (6 reviews)
“pancakes” (10 reviews)
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09:00 - 21:00All hours
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399 Beach St, Santa Cruz, CA 95060-5415
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Great service and good food. We had the eggs, toast, and potatoes and they were excellent. Great coffee

Thank Tamara M
Reviewed 10 September 2017

We were in town for the Ironman race and we have stopped in the Beach Street Cafe on previous trips to Santa Cruz. They are a reliable cafe with good coffee, good service and a good set of breakfast choices. Don't expect fancy, they are...More

Thank Glenn M
Reviewed 6 September 2017

We eat at the Beach Street Cafe every time we visit Santa Cruz. It is small and quaint but the food is plentiful and tasty! It is reasonably priced and has awesome service. Get there early because there is usually a line out the door!

Thank Yvette L
Reviewed 9 August 2017 via mobile

Early arrival in Santa Cruz with the boardwalk deserted,with only cleaners preparing for the new day. Pleasant surprise to find the Beach Street Cafe open. Might be a wait for a seat when the day is in full swing with tourists. Cafe is small with...More

1  Thank ralphbart
Reviewed 7 August 2017 via mobile

So we went here as couples to have breakfast as we enjoyed the beach. It was delicious and plenty of food. I love scrambled eggs with feta and got it. The pancakes were fluffy flavorful and huge. They also serve an absolutely delicious homemade salsa....More

Thank CWat1260
Reviewed 2 August 2017 via mobile

A must do if your in Santa Cruz. Amazing venue, on the beach, great service, food and prices in line

Thank Sandra Y
Reviewed 14 July 2017 via mobile

While visiting Santa Cruz for a couple days, we decided to give Beach Street Cafe a try for lunch. Beach Street Cafe is located across the street from the arcade area of the boardwalk. The place is small with limited seating. It is only open...More

Thank Jim G
Reviewed 13 July 2017 via mobile

Nice casual place for breakfast. Omelettes, French toast, etc. Only 13 tables so you may have a short wait. Reasonably priced and great service. I'd go back.

Thank Peter R
Reviewed 18 June 2017

If you're not in the mood for the crappy carnival food being served at the Boardwalk, stroll across the street to this place. Maybe we were just really hungry, but the food was delicious!

Thank Kristie P
Reviewed 14 June 2017 via mobile

Great place for a spot of breakfast. Staff are friendly reasonable prices and big portions what more can you ask for. Well worth a visit

Thank davglafferty
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Breakfast, Lunch, Brunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids
Open Hours
09:00 - 21:00
09:00 - 21:00
09:00 - 21:00
09:00 - 21:00
09:00 - 21:00
09:00 - 21:00
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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