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Kelly's French Bakery

402 Ingalls St, Santa Cruz, CA 95060-5800
+1 831-423-9059
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  • Excellent59%
  • Very good30%
  • Average10%
  • Poor0%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“macaroons” (13 reviews)
“sandwiches” (27 reviews)
“bread” (23 reviews)
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Cafe, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
402 Ingalls St, Santa Cruz, CA 95060-5800
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Reviewed 11 March 2018

I rated this average instead of poor because it has plenty of nice comfortable seating, both indoor and out. The reason we were disappointed is because this is a bakery and they were out of croissants!!! How does that happen? It was between 10 a.m-11...More

Thank aandmrun
Reviewed 14 January 2018 via mobile

Kelly’s French Bakery is a great spot to stop for a treat and a chai latte. The line up is sometimes long but it is worth the wait! Breakfast orders also looked awesome! There is indoor and outdoor seating. I’ll be back!!

Thank Lesley B
Reviewed 8 January 2018

Back in town and I had to stop at Kelly's for some treats. The tres leches cake is still very good, but I would not call it a tres leches. In fact, the tres leches purists among my friends would simply say "pucha, 'ta rico...More

Thank ElHuevonComelon
Reviewed 7 December 2017

I was at first dismayed when I saw that a BLA (bacon, letttuce, and avocado) sandwich was $14 here, but my dining companion suggested we share one. I'm glad we did. The sandwich was HUGE, and piled with generous amounts of bacon and avocado on...More

Thank Jill Z
Reviewed 20 July 2017

Pastries and bread at Kelly's are very good, breakfast seemed at most just ok. I had the poached eggs with salmon and avocado: two pieces of toast, each with a modest slice of nova, one of the two poached eggs overdone, and a small sliced...More

Thank 1KRP
Reviewed 12 July 2017 via mobile

We have enjoyed Kelly's in the past but found our recent visit to be disappointing. Portions seemed smaller and presentation was not as pleasing. Prices are high even by Santa Cruz standards. Staff seemed harried and was having difficulty dealing with the crowds. Service was...More

Thank NEhiker64
Reviewed 4 July 2017 via mobile

We knew it was going to be good! There was a line out the door the entire time we were there. The food and espresso were good. We tried a mocha macaroon and a ginger cookie, and they were both delicious. They had so many...More

Thank kgslp22
Reviewed 11 June 2017

My family patronized Kelly's almost from their opening for 25 years. Great bread and pastries! Great Coffee! There isn't anything I would not recommend.

Thank Elizabeth O
Reviewed 10 June 2017 via mobile

Stopped in for some breakfast and it was great. Staff were friendly and helpful. Had the granola, fruit and yoghurt with a double espresso. Highly recommend and will return.

Thank foodie_wanderlust
Reviewed 7 June 2017

Whenever you are in Santa Cruz, you must visit this place for yummy treats. Their cakes & pastries are so delicious. We specially drooled over the whiskey cake. They also have breakfast and lunch specials.

Thank dhara g
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$5 - US$30
Breakfast, Lunch, Brunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Parking Available, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
7:00 AM - 7:00 PM
7:00 AM - 7:00 PM
7:00 AM - 7:00 PM
7:00 AM - 7:00 PM
7:00 AM - 7:00 PM
7:00 AM - 8:00 PM
7:00 AM - 7:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 402 Ingalls St, Santa Cruz, CA 95060-5800
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Santa Cruz
  • Phone Number: +1 831-423-9059
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