Santa Cruz Guidebook

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Santa Cruz Guidebook

Food scene

Bakery and Deli with some of the best pastries, deserts and food in town.
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Gayle's Bakery & Rosticceria
504 Bay Avenue
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Bakery and Deli with some of the best pastries, deserts and food in town.
New American Restaurant. Try their fried chicken for a spin on the classic.
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3101 N Main St
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New American Restaurant. Try their fried chicken for a spin on the classic.
Great spot for lunch or dinner with a variety of entrees.
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Café Cruz
2621 41st Avenue
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Great spot for lunch or dinner with a variety of entrees.
Bear garden and eatery.
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Beer 30
2504 S main
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Bear garden and eatery.
Elevated tavern eats and pizza
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East End Gastropub
1501 41st Ave
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Elevated tavern eats and pizza
Industrial-chic brewery and taproom for European style beers.
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New Bohemia Brewing Co.
1030 41st Ave
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Industrial-chic brewery and taproom for European style beers.
Great coffee shop
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Verve Coffee Roasters
816 41st Avenue
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Great coffee shop
made from scratch ice cream with a variety of flavors featuring locally farmed and organic ingredients.
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The Penny Ice Creamery Pleasure Point
820 41st Avenue
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made from scratch ice cream with a variety of flavors featuring locally farmed and organic ingredients.
A variety of farm to table dishes including gluten free and vegan options. Open for breakfast.
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Süda
3910 Portola Drive
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A variety of farm to table dishes including gluten free and vegan options. Open for breakfast.
Great taqueria!
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Taqueria Michoacan
21401 East Cliff Drive
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Great taqueria!
Sit down Mexican restaurant in the harbor.
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Cafe El Palomar
2222 East Cliff Drive
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Sit down Mexican restaurant in the harbor.
Great seafood restaurant located in the Harbor.
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Johnny's Harborside
493 Lake Avenue
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Great seafood restaurant located in the Harbor.
Great local breakfast spot. The homemade cinnamon rolls are a must! Get there early to avoid long wait times.
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Linda's Seabreeze Café
542 Seabright Avenue
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Great local breakfast spot. The homemade cinnamon rolls are a must! Get there early to avoid long wait times.
A fun twist on cuisine from the riviera. Featuring pizza and pasta. Recommend reserving in advance.
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Mentone
174 Aptos Village Way
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A fun twist on cuisine from the riviera. Featuring pizza and pasta. Recommend reserving in advance.
French fine dining. Chef's Kiss.
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Café Sparrow
8042 Soquel Drive
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French fine dining. Chef's Kiss.
Great Italian food for the entire family.
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Lillian's Italian Kitchen
1148 Soquel Avenue
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Great Italian food for the entire family.
Local bagel shop with house made bagels and spread. Favorites include pink flamingo, tomato herb and hummus.
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The Bagelry Soquel
4763 Soquel Drive
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Local bagel shop with house made bagels and spread. Favorites include pink flamingo, tomato herb and hummus.
Great cheap eatery. Featuring rice and noodle bowls. take to-go and enjoy at the beach!
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Charlie Hong Kong
1141 Soquel Avenue
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Great cheap eatery. Featuring rice and noodle bowls. take to-go and enjoy at the beach!
Great local coffee. This location is a drive-thru. Great for those mornings you want to get on the road and start exploring!
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Lulus Midtown
925 Soquel Avenue
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Great local coffee. This location is a drive-thru. Great for those mornings you want to get on the road and start exploring!
Great coffee spot! tip: park in the neighborhood, grab a coffee and walk down the street to Pleasure Point, where you can sit and enjoy your coffee while watching the waves and enjoying the sea breeze.
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Cat & Cloud Coffee
3600 Portola Dr
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Great coffee spot! tip: park in the neighborhood, grab a coffee and walk down the street to Pleasure Point, where you can sit and enjoy your coffee while watching the waves and enjoying the sea breeze.
Local Market featuring organic produce. Many gluten free and vegan options.
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New Leaf Community Markets
1210 41st Avenue
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Local Market featuring organic produce. Many gluten free and vegan options.

Sightseeing

Synonymous with Santa Cruz surf culture. A great place to shop or rent surfboards!
O'Neill Wetsuit Outlet
1149 41st Ave
Synonymous with Santa Cruz surf culture. A great place to shop or rent surfboards!
Surf School Santa Cruz, LLC
3548 Portola Dr
Surf Lessons
Demo's available if you're interested in riding in wilder ranch. Check out their website for requirements and reservations.
Specialized Santa Cruz Experience Center
415-b River Street
Demo's available if you're interested in riding in wilder ranch. Check out their website for requirements and reservations.
Amusement park located on a mile long stretch of sandy beach.
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Santa Cruz Beach Boardwalk
400 Beach Street
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Amusement park located on a mile long stretch of sandy beach.
Seafood, shopping and views! Don't forget look under the wharf, where sea lions nap and swim.
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Santa Cruz Wharf
21 Municipal Wharf
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Seafood, shopping and views! Don't forget look under the wharf, where sea lions nap and swim.
Great trails for hiking with the family or mountain biking.
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The Forest of Nisene Marks State Park
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Great trails for hiking with the family or mountain biking.
Fun trails to hike or mountain bike with epic views of the coast.
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Wilder Ranch State Park
1401 Coast Road
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Fun trails to hike or mountain bike with epic views of the coast.
Gorgeous views!
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Walton Lighthouse
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Gorgeous views!
Walk along the cliff and enjoy the views! For surfers, choose from a selection of world class waves.
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Pleasure Point
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Walk along the cliff and enjoy the views! For surfers, choose from a selection of world class waves.
Walk around Capitola and enjoy food and shopping. super fun beach for the family with small waves and easy access to bathrooms.
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Capitola Beach
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Walk around Capitola and enjoy food and shopping. super fun beach for the family with small waves and easy access to bathrooms.
Fun beach for the family. Close to the Harbor with bathrooms close by.
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Twin Lakes State Beach
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Fun beach for the family. Close to the Harbor with bathrooms close by.