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Cafe Carbonero

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915 Disc Dr, Scotts Valley, CA 95066-4543
+1 831-740-4673
Mon - Fri 07:30 - 15:00
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111 reviews
33 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 35 helpful votes
Reviewed 26 August 2015

Great choices for lunch. A hidden gem in a business park. Had a club sandwich and the soup. Would definitely visit again.

Thank BicoastalCa
San Jose, California
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5 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
Reviewed 19 August 2015

Food was very very good with excellent service and more than friendly staff. Had a taste of the homemade potatoe chips before leaving-WOW! Very casual atmosphere and can't wait to go back for lunch.

Thank Gene O
Scotts Valley, California
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37 reviews
27 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
Reviewed 15 April 2015

Great food. I love their Turkey and Avocado sandwich with fries and my girlfriend loves their Veggie Panni with the homemade chips. There is indoor seating and some nice outdoor seating as well. A little difficult to find as it is hidden away in a business complex off Scotts Valley Drive...where the old RV park (still there) and Dinosaurs were... More 

Thank Janet B
Bay Area, CA
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117 reviews
79 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 48 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 December 2014

I've eaten here several times. The food is farm to table, and they use organic ingredients. It's always fresh and delicious. My fave is definitely the portabello burger, with sweet potato fries. I've heard the chicken ceasar is also amazing.

Thank Jenn H
Santa Cruz, California
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40 reviews
29 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
Reviewed 5 November 2014

What a treat to stumble into Cafe Carbonero! Fantastic food made from good quality (a lot organic...thank you) ingredients. They've fine-tuned the ordering process so it's no longer confusing or chaotic. Everyone is friendly, attentive and professional. Keep up the good work, everyone!

Thank KCKlein
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576 reviews
331 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 175 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 June 2014

Hidden secret, off the beaten path, don't need to drive down to the busy streets and shopping centers a mile away, go here where its peaceful and friendly to get your coffee, lunch, dessert, etc. Very impressive place with coffee bar, very extensive salad bar, cafeteria style lunch setting, and lots of seating indoors and out.

Thank pglaw
Pacific Northwest
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95 reviews
51 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 94 helpful votes
Reviewed 5 March 2014

I had lunch here with a girlfriend while visiting the area. As advertised, they offer fresh, natural and organic food. I chose the roasted vegetable panini with a small side salad. Delicious! My friend had a ham and Manchego cheese sandwich which she also enjoyed. The restaurant is tucked in among office buildings and is surrounded by trees and nicely... More 

Thank jxnmom
Santa Fe, New Mexico
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26 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 45 helpful votes
Reviewed 7 February 2014

I was visiting from Santa Fe New Mexico . We decided to have lunch at Café Carbonero. I had a hamburger which was a great hamburger...much better than In and Out and I had their fries. The fries are out of this world. They are hot , crispy firm and seasoned just right. I have had fries in France, Greece,... More 

Thank 2papillons
Santa Cruz, CA
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33 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 February 2014

I saw the cafe sign on Scotts Valley Drive and followed into the woods. Near Bay Photo complex. Keep following the sign, it's worth it. Everything is organic. Good outdoor area that I plan to try this spring. Open space inside, the big windows provide excellent views. The help behind the counters were great. Answered all my questions. Very friendly... More 

Thank SantaCruzTraveler10
Santa Cruz, California
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389 reviews
334 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 264 helpful votes
Reviewed 26 March 2013

I really like the food at this place. The Burgers are to die for! They also offer a variety of healthy food's, deli sandwich's, vegie Burgers, fruit, etc. They have a nice outdoor patio area.

Thank davidsantacruz

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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 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
Cafe, American
Breakfast, Lunch
Restaurant features
Seating, Takeout, Outdoor Seating
Open Hours
07:30 - 15:00
07:30 - 15:00
07:30 - 15:00
07:30 - 15:00
07:30 - 15:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 915 Disc Dr, Scotts Valley, CA 95066-4543
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Scotts Valley
  • Phone Number: +1 831-740-4673
Cafe Carbonero offers a casual dinning experience for breakfast & lunch. We feature Natural, Fresh, and Organic menu options. We also offer full service catering and on-site event options to fit your needs. We look forward to serving you!

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