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Hoffman's Bakery Cafe

) #97 of 289 Restaurants in Santa Cruz $$ - $$$, American, Cafe
1102 Pacific Ave, Santa Cruz, CA 95060-4415
+1 831-420-0135
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  • Excellent25%
  • Very good41%
  • Average8%
  • Poor16%
  • Terrible7%
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“brunch” (8 reviews)
“scones” (13 reviews)
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American, Cafe
$$ - $$$
1102 Pacific Ave, Santa Cruz, CA 95060-4415
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Reviewed 4 April 2017

I wanted to like this place; but alas, it wasn't meant to be. We made reservations (Sat nite) and were seated promptly, we placed our orders, as the waiter explained they were out of 2 of the 10 dinner entrees.... and it was only 7pm!!...More

Thank Anita W
Reviewed 7 March 2017

We were going to another restaurant, but it was closed temporarily. So we decided to try another place nearby. The place looked nice so we tried it. The young lady at the entrance was friendly. We ordered egg benedicts (one was ham and the other...More

Thank Kwi_kwa_ju
Reviewed 6 March 2017 via mobile

I wouldn't order the chilaquiles again but the Bloody Mary was great. Everyone else breakfast was great

Thank Patty T
Reviewed 7 January 2017

Great overall experience, fast, friendly service, Eggs Benedict and Prawn Tacos were absolutely delicious, seafood pasta very tasty. Club Sandwich a great choice also. Our waitress was very efficient. Thanks for a great food place in Santa Cruz!

Thank YoKern
Reviewed 25 November 2016 via mobile

Good little place with a good breakfast and lunch menu. Everything baked in house and the scones were great. Good sized portions and reasonably priced.

Thank Amanda G
Reviewed 19 October 2016

Wife and I were in downtown Santa Cruz, on main drag, and stopped in, after looking over the menu board, which looked promising. I was informed Santa Cruz shuts down pretty early on weeknights, and we arrived about 8:30. There was only one other couple...More

Thank Gregg W
Reviewed 22 September 2016

I came upon this place on a Sunday morning, before the brunch crowds descended upon Pacific Avenue. I was warmly greeted by the waitress, who immediately served me with a scone and coffee and recommended the Eggs Benedict. It hit the spot. I had an...More

Thank Larry S
Reviewed 23 August 2016

OHHH the bread! They've been bakers here for many years, eventually put their breads in local stores which was great, and about 10 years ago opened this restaurant. Wonderful breakfasts, nice sidewalk dining to enjoy local color, nice folks all around.

Thank sayyestolife
Reviewed 2 August 2016

I was there two weeks ago and tried their prawns and avocado tacos. It was good but the selection seems limited for both breakfast and lunch service.

Thank Grecel L
Reviewed 20 July 2016 via mobile

A friend who lives in Santa Cruz recommended Hoffmans. We went for lunch and sat in the outside patio with our dog. Cameron, our server, was professional and efficient. My husband had a burger and I had a tuna melt. Both were excellent. The next...More

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$6 - US$23
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Dining Style
Casual Dining
Good for
Open Hours
08:00 - 21:00
08:00 - 21:00
08:00 - 21:00
08:00 - 21:00
08:00 - 21:00
08:00 - 22:00
08:00 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1102 Pacific Ave, Santa Cruz, CA 95060-4415
  • Public Transportation: Metro station located less than 1 block away.
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Santa Cruz
  • Phone Number: +1 831-420-0135
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The Hottest new restaurant in Santa Cruz is Hoffman's! With a spacious new wine bar, fabulous new menu and trendy new look Hoffman's is ready to show the Bay Area how great dining can be in Santa Cruz. Brunch and dinner are served 7 days a week at their downtown location with cuisine ranging from their famous Eggs Benedict to distinct tapas menu served during afternoon and dinner hours. Chef Jayson Holzworth displays culinary mastery in the kitchen and Sommelier/Beverage Director Marie Hoffman compliments the cuisine with a spectacular wine list! Live Jazz starts at 6:30 nightly! Make your reservations now and see what all the hype is about!