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Zachary's Restaurant

819 Pacific Ave, Santa Cruz, CA 95060-4433
+1 831-427-0646
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  • Excellent57%
  • Very good36%
  • Average4%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible2%
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“brunch” (21 reviews)
“coffee cake” (12 reviews)
“pancakes” (22 reviews)
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American, Cafe, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
819 Pacific Ave, Santa Cruz, CA 95060-4433
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Reviewed 18 September 2017 via mobile

I would recommend Zachary's for breakfast. Food was great and so was the blueberry coffee cake. There was a wait to get in because we arrived late for Sunday breakfast. Staff friendly and helpful.

Thank Bgm65
Reviewed 7 September 2017

Nice casual restaurant. The food is pretty tasty and the prices reasonable. It's a hip happening place in the college town of Santa Cruz. The staff seem to enjoy the work. Expect a wait on weekends. Well worth a visit.

Thank FullTiltTraveler
Reviewed 31 August 2017 via mobile

Take it from a local, this is the place to go! The "Mike's Mess" is amazing. I've also had lunch and their patty melt is incredible. Be prepared to wait for a table but it's worth it. You can wait outside or in a sitting...More

Thank rachleff
Reviewed 28 August 2017 via mobile

We pulled up at 9:30 on a Sunday and saw a large crowd waiting to be seated. We waited close to half an hour for a table of 5. We were brought drinks quickly and ordered. It took a little while for the food to...More

Thank Kris N
Reviewed 17 August 2017

We loved our breakfast at Zachary's. The ballet at our hotel recommended and we were not disappointed. It was obvious this was a local favorite by the line out the door. The menu had lots to choose from and the bread is made in house....More

Thank ccc8712017
Reviewed 30 July 2017 via mobile

İt was noon and lunch time when we arriwed the restaurant some ate breakfast, some others ate sandwhiches and burger or salad but everyone was satisfied. The portions were large, and delicious with reasonable prices.And the Service was evet satisfactory so we enjoyed our brunch...More

Thank Ahmet E
Reviewed 20 July 2017

We went to Zachary's for breakfast and found the food very good. They have some nice variations on traditional American breakfast. Service was friendly and efficient.

Thank susanfillmore1
Reviewed 15 July 2017

We had Mike's Mess and Old Fashioned, and they did not disappoint! Servings were huge and the food was delicious. It's still a family run place which is nice to see.

Thank sassmc
Reviewed 14 July 2017

We tried the waffles and they were great. They have so many choices on their menu, it's hard to decide. Every day they have different soups and specials, so make sure you ask for the specials before you decide. It's difficult to get parking, so...More

Thank timteresa0
Reviewed 11 July 2017

I went to UCSC in the late 1980's and loved Zachary's then. Went back for a visit with my family and am pleased to say I still do. We had a truly fantastic breakfast. Everything was fresh and yummy. My twin boys had pancakes and...More

Thank Philip G
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Response from Justusbraz | Reviewed this property |
I'm almost positive I saw mimosas on the board.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
USD 20
Breakfast, Lunch, Brunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly, Local cuisine
Open Hours
7:00 am - 2:30 pm
7:00 am - 2:30 pm
7:00 am - 2:30 pm
7:00 am - 2:30 pm
7:00 am - 2:30 pm
7:00 am - 2:30 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 819 Pacific Ave, Santa Cruz, CA 95060-4433
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Santa Cruz
  • Phone Number: +1 831-427-0646
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