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) #265 of 298 Restaurants in Santa Cruz American,
1515 Ocean St, Santa Cruz, CA 95060-2826
+1 831-426-4628
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  • Excellent9%
  • Very good28%
  • Average15%
  • Poor13%
  • Terrible35%
9 Jul 2017
“Avoid this Dennys”
2 Feb 2017
“Dirty Denny's”
Open Now
00:00 - 23:59All hours
American, Diner
1515 Ocean St, Santa Cruz, CA 95060-2826
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1 - 10 of 47 reviews

Reviewed 9 July 2017

Very disappointing. Service was extremely slow. They had only 2 people working the floor on a Saturday evening. They did not even clear the table before serving dessert. The food was not as advertised. They had added fried onions and peppers to the cheese quesadilla...More

Thank sandracY9672IH
Reviewed 2 February 2017

Its very rarely that I give any property one star but this place certainly deserves it. I just wish I had read previous reviews before we went in. I felt sorry for the two young ladies serving tables as they were obviously overwhelmed. I actually...More

1  Thank redhand
Reviewed 25 December 2016 via mobile

We went only because was xmas and everything was closed. Had to wait to he seated and after we ordered it took like 40 min. to get our food. My wife salad had rotten lettuce, so she didn't ate anything. My burger was small and...More

Thank Ricardo J
Reviewed 26 August 2016 via mobile

Waste of time and money. We didn't even have a server. The hostess waited on us and she had no idea what she was doing. Food was cold and gross. Well the food that we got. We didn't even get half of our order. We...More

Thank Beverly J
Reviewed 11 August 2016 via mobile

Ya..I know, it's Dennys. This one is pretty rough. Looks old and worn out, it feels sticky as soon as you go in. The local clientele are enough to make you stay away. The food is average dennys fare, but the cook is sub par....More

1  Thank Otto B
Reviewed 21 July 2016 via mobile

When you are given a 15-20 min estimated wait when the restaurant is as good as empty, it shows something is really wrong. We turned and left.

Thank Malhei
Reviewed 8 July 2016

Both my wife and I got sick eating here! We just wanted a quick breakfast, which is what Denny's is famous for. We proceeded to spend a long time sat on porcelain regretting our choice for breakfast that day. I'd avoid it if I were...More

Thank r0rschach
Reviewed 3 June 2016

Quite nice inside for a chain restaurant. Service is good, but don't complicate things or some of the staff may struggle. Food was lovely, and quick to arrive. We came deliberately wanting to try some US fast food, and really enjoyed the burgers and sandwiches...More

Thank Sam H
Reviewed 27 May 2016

We only tried this place once and we'll never go back. There were many tables opened when we arrived and few people ahead of us and yet we all waited more than 20 minutes to be seated (why?) Once seated, we got practically no service...More

Thank EileenM17
Reviewed 13 April 2016

We like to go to Denny's as we can rely on the food being good, this was no exception, the staff were speaking quite a lot in spanish to each other which can be off putting if you cannot understand what is being said, but...More

Thank Sarah C
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Restaurant Details

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  • Food
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American, Diner
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Seating, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids
Open Hours
00:00 - 23:59
00:00 - 23:59
00:00 - 23:59
00:00 - 23:59
00:00 - 23:59
00:00 - 23:59
00:00 - 23:59
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1515 Ocean St, Santa Cruz, CA 95060-2826
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Santa Cruz
  • Phone Number: +1 831-426-4628
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