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Beach Street Cafe

399 Beach St, Santa Cruz, CA 95060-5415
+1 831-426-7621
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  • Excellent33%
  • Very good39%
  • Average17%
  • Poor7%
  • Terrible4%
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399 Beach St, Santa Cruz, CA 95060-5415
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

While visiting Santa Cruz for a couple days, we decided to give Beach Street Cafe a try for lunch. Beach Street Cafe is located across the street from the arcade area of the boardwalk. The place is small with limited seating. It is only open...More

Thank Jim G
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Nice casual place for breakfast. Omelettes, French toast, etc. Only 13 tables so you may have a short wait. Reasonably priced and great service. I'd go back.

Thank Peter R
Reviewed 5 weeks ago

If you're not in the mood for the crappy carnival food being served at the Boardwalk, stroll across the street to this place. Maybe we were just really hungry, but the food was delicious!

Thank Kristie P
Reviewed 15 June 2017 via mobile

Great place for a spot of breakfast. Staff are friendly reasonable prices and big portions what more can you ask for. Well worth a visit

Thank davglafferty
Reviewed 29 May 2017

Seating is inside or on the patio. Both areas were full. They provide FREE coffee while you wait for a table. The wait was worth it. Loved our seafood omelette and huevos rancheros.

Thank Eric G
Reviewed 7 May 2017

I'm sure if I'd have gone for a different breakfast this might be a better review. However, my English muffin was rock hard and burned at the edges. My server was awesome though.

Thank Carla M
Reviewed 29 April 2017 via mobile

We stopped in Santa Cruz for lunch as we were driving to Big Sur from San Francisco. We tried local beers (very good) and had some terrific burgers. Prices were reasonable and the service was great!

Thank badlandsbaby
Reviewed 20 April 2017

The food is great, and reasonably priced breakfast fare. The service is super friendly and cool. Our server even guided my order for my daughter to help save us money and avoid over ordering. So kind! The whole decor is old Maxfield Parrish prints which...More

Thank Jackie A
Reviewed 20 April 2017

this is very good breakfast for being right across the street from the pier you would think the prices would be much higher this is the place that introduced me to the herb called tarragon they put it in your potatoes for breakfast I love...More

Thank mdauth58
Reviewed 5 December 2016 via mobile

Stopped for lunch. Cute quirky place, loaded with 100+ Maxfield Parrish prints on the walls. A feast for the eyes. Lunch was good. I had the clam chowder in a sourdough bread bowl: to die for!! Wow. Loaded. Appropriately thick and very creamy. A nice...More

Thank TravelPrincess69
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Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Takeout, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids
Open Hours
09:00 - 21:00
09:00 - 21:00
09:00 - 21:00
09:00 - 21:00
09:00 - 21:00
09:00 - 21:00
09:00 - 21:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 399 Beach St, Santa Cruz, CA 95060-5415
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Santa Cruz
  • Phone Number: +1 831-426-7621
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