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Cafe Ella

734 E Lake Ave, Watsonville, CA 95076-3566
+1 831-722-0480
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  • Excellent45%
  • Very good44%
  • Average11%
  • Poor0%
  • Terrible0%
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“lunch” (5 reviews)
“ham” (2 reviews)
“sandwich” (4 reviews)
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American, Cafe, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
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LOCATION
734 E Lake Ave, Watsonville, CA 95076-3566
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Reviewed 15 November 2016

Sit-down lunch here on 12/12/16 and also sandwich take-out. Food quality is excellent. The place is understaffed, so the staff on hand is always frustrated and running at top speed. This is a trait in common with Ella's at the Airport in Watsonville. On several...More

Thank JohnPaul489
Reviewed 14 September 2016

Very popular place for lunch. If you only have an hour you won't make it. The service is average but slow. the food is interesting but very often just barely warm. Dinners are better because it is rarely as crowded as lunch. This means that...More

Thank Rob R
Reviewed 28 June 2016

It has been a while but I decided to pick up a sandwich at this place. I ordered a pastrami sandwich which was very good. Back a few years, you used to get a small container of cold slaw with the sandwich but not anymore-...More

Thank 427BeatleBob
Reviewed 2 April 2016 via mobile

This is a small place in a nondescript strip mall, but the food is beyond fresh and delicious. The cafe is adorable with tables inside and on a small outside patio in back. I had the chicken salad sandwich with the vegetable lentil soup. So...More

Thank Ann W
Reviewed 29 January 2016

First time visitor using a Groupon to have lunch with my spouse. First, I didn't realize one could order a variety of Starbucks-like coffee drinks along with a few pastry choices. I skipped the coffe and ordered the daily soup special, that day's being Split...More

Thank ymceight
Reviewed 26 November 2015

Got the special panini of the day. Black Forest ham, red peppers, cheese. Perfectly balanced sandwich. Their pastrami and their "messy pastrami" is delicious too. Their pesto pasta looked good too, next time.

Thank Deb822
Reviewed 21 November 2015

Excellent sandwiches and Java are available here. Lovely relaxing decor with an outside doggie friendly patio.Clean, comfortable space with very nice staff to help you. Thanks!

Thank Kim H
Reviewed 24 March 2015 via mobile

at Ella's at the Airport. we came for lunch and found plenty of sumptuous food with big windows looking out on the runways of planes. Probably the only restaurant anywhere near hidden in a farm Town of Mexican food, with wonderful pizza and pasta and...More

Thank wwanderX
Reviewed 19 February 2015 via mobile

I could go on and on about this place, but I will keep it short and sweet. This place is absolutely great. When I first started coming here about 7 years ago I would always just get a drip coffee and it was a great...More

Thank ChrisGreen89
Reviewed 16 November 2014 via mobile

A chance find in Watsonville on a lazy Saturday. I had a Reuben panini, another friend had the wood-fired pizza. The panini bread was fantastic.. I even asked about the bakery that provides them .. A bakery in Seaside. The pizza was prepared on an...More

Thank JoAnna K
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Meals
Breakfast, Lunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating
Good for
Child-friendly
Open Hours
Monday
06:30 - 16:00
Tuesday
06:30 - 16:00
Wednesday
06:30 - 16:00
Thursday
06:30 - 16:00
Friday
06:30 - 16:00
Saturday
06:30 - 16:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 734 E Lake Ave, Watsonville, CA 95076-3566
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Watsonville
  • Phone Number: +1 831-722-0480
Description
they have another restaurant in Hollister and are listed on yelp and other searches
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