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Fins Coffee

1104 Ocean St, Next to Marianne's Ice Cream, Santa Cruz, CA 95060-2819
+1 831-423-6131
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  • Excellent55%
  • Very good37%
  • Average4%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible0%
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“great coffee” (10 reviews)
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1104 Ocean St, Next to Marianne's Ice Cream, Santa Cruz, CA 95060-2819
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Reviewed 10 April 2017

A friend suggested we meet here for coffee when I was passing through Santa Cruz, and what a find! I hadn't noticed it before -- perhaps my eyes were focused on Marianne's, the delicious ice cream parlor next door! The atmosphere is a very friendly...More

Thank gegedidi
Reviewed 29 March 2017

Choose from SO Many drinks! Friendly staff, great service. Good hustle on the drinks too. Wish they had WiFi, but I'll still come here anyways.

1  Thank chris221gm
Reviewed 26 March 2017 via mobile

Sometimes at night you want a good chai or espresso drink. Fins is there. It has some pre made sandwiches, desserts,fruit,shakes as well the servers are always friendly. A down side for some travelers is no wi-fi. I enjoy the simple pleasant atmosphere

Thank Rubythief
Reviewed 14 November 2016

No complaints. Great service, really great price for the product. healthy snacks for a great price as well.

Thank topshelfdussiaume9
Reviewed 18 July 2016 via mobile

Very good espresso and pastries. Overall espresso in Santa Cruz (including Lulus) is on the smokey side of taste.

Thank Page G
Reviewed 25 June 2016

Beyond the great coffee drinks and pastries, the staff makes everyone who comes in feel like a long time friend. One of my personal favorites is the Mexican Mocha but the espresso drinks are also top notch. They have different pastries for everyone's tastes. The...More

1  Thank Ron L
Reviewed 25 April 2016 via mobile

This coffee shop happened to be across from the Inn husband and I stayed at, I got the Zebra it was very good. Prices are compared to your local Starbucks. Great surprise found in the city.

Thank Justlynn J
Reviewed 31 March 2016

Great coffee,Stayed one night across the street hit Fins next A.M. Wow better than expected service and really friendly locals. We pass thru Santa Cruz often,and never bothered to stop.Get's a lot of A.M. traffic which means Fresh! If your on Ocean and wan't a...More

1  Thank MWM1958
Reviewed 16 March 2016

On the go - Good place to get in and out. Even have grab and go breakfast or treats. Friendly. Good place to have a small meeting.

Thank D E
Reviewed 15 March 2016

The perfect location on Ocean St means that I can easily stop in (ample parking), grab my sacred special treat, the lighthouse latte with soy, and then get onto wherever I'm heading. Staff is so nice, always, absolutely always. Try the lemon bar, if you...More

Thank vu2mel
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Restaurant Details

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Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Wheelchair Accessible
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Open Hours
06:00 - 23:00
05:30 - 23:00
05:30 - 23:00
05:30 - 23:00
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05:30 - 23:00
06:00 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1104 Ocean St, Next to Marianne's Ice Cream, Santa Cruz, CA 95060-2819
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Santa Cruz
  • Phone Number: +1 831-423-6131
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Corner of Hubbard and Ocean Street
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