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Denny's

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1515 Ocean St, Santa Cruz, CA 95060-2826
+1 831-426-4628
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00:00 - 23:59
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Carrickfergus, United Kingdom
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267 reviews
76 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 499 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Its very rarely that I give any property one star but this place certainly deserves it. I just wish I had read previous reviews before we went in. I felt sorry for the two young ladies serving tables as they were obviously overwhelmed. I actually saw one of them at one stage going into the kitchen and doing the cooking!... More 

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Thank redhand
Melipilla, Region Metropolitana, Chile
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7 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 December 2016 via mobile

We went only because was xmas and everything was closed. Had to wait to he seated and after we ordered it took like 40 min. to get our food. My wife salad had rotten lettuce, so she didn't ate anything. My burger was small and the bun was really ugly. We are never coming back.

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Thank Ricardo J
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4 reviews
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 August 2016 via mobile

Waste of time and money. We didn't even have a server. The hostess waited on us and she had no idea what she was doing. Food was cold and gross. Well the food that we got. We didn't even get half of our order. We asked them to remove the items from our bill that we didn't receive. They were... More 

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Thank Beverly J
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30 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 August 2016 via mobile

Ya..I know, it's Dennys. This one is pretty rough. Looks old and worn out, it feels sticky as soon as you go in. The local clientele are enough to make you stay away. The food is average dennys fare, but the cook is sub par. My food was burnt, other tables complained about over cooked or under cooked. The wait... More 

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Thank Otto B
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10 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 July 2016 via mobile

When you are given a 15-20 min estimated wait when the restaurant is as good as empty, it shows something is really wrong. We turned and left.

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Thank Malhei
ontario
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72 reviews
36 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 28 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 July 2016

Both my wife and I got sick eating here! We just wanted a quick breakfast, which is what Denny's is famous for. We proceeded to spend a long time sat on porcelain regretting our choice for breakfast that day. I'd avoid it if I were you.

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Thank r0rschach
Liverpool, United Kingdom
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20 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 June 2016

Quite nice inside for a chain restaurant. Service is good, but don't complicate things or some of the staff may struggle. Food was lovely, and quick to arrive. We came deliberately wanting to try some US fast food, and really enjoyed the burgers and sandwiches here. Cheap eats, tasty food, good service

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Thank Sam H
Aptos, California
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35 reviews
28 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 May 2016

We only tried this place once and we'll never go back. There were many tables opened when we arrived and few people ahead of us and yet we all waited more than 20 minutes to be seated (why?) Once seated, we got practically no service at all..no water, no menus right away, took forever for a waiter to come finally... More 

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Thank EileenM17
Tonbridge, United Kingdom
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115 reviews
26 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 42 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 April 2016

We like to go to Denny's as we can rely on the food being good, this was no exception, the staff were speaking quite a lot in spanish to each other which can be off putting if you cannot understand what is being said, but the waitress was very polite and friendly towards us when she took our order. The... More 

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Thank Sarah C
Cremona
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24 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 February 2016 via mobile

All day breakfast which was wonderful as grandsons favorite Meal even st 2:30 pm Great service and prices as well, they made it fun for all of us. Easy access and parking.

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Thank Kathleen M

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    2.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    3 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    2.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    2.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$20
Cuisine
American, Diner
Meals
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Child-friendly
Open Hours
Sunday
00:00 - 23:59
Monday
00:00 - 23:59
Tuesday
00:00 - 23:59
Wednesday
00:00 - 23:59
Thursday
00:00 - 23:59
Friday
00:00 - 23:59
Saturday
00:00 - 23:59
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1515 Ocean St, Santa Cruz, CA 95060-2826
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Santa Cruz
  • Phone Number: +1 831-426-4628

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?