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Walnut Avenue Cafe

106 Walnut Ave, Santa Cruz, CA 95060-3913
+1 831-457-2307
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  • Excellent57%
  • Very good35%
  • Average6%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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“brunch” (24 reviews)
“home fries” (15 reviews)
Open Now
7:00 am - 3:00 pm Hours
American, Cafe, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
106 Walnut Ave, Santa Cruz, CA 95060-3913
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Reviewed 4 days ago

This is a very good quality breakfast that serves some standard American Breakfast items and a batch of off standard breakfast like an egg mixed with your choice of stuff. This reminds me of an omelet that got messed up when taking out of the...More

Date of visit: September 2018
Thank tomasSCruz
Reviewed 8 November 2018

My hubby and I are always on the lookout for new places to eat. Although we stayed at the Dream Inn and had their delicious breakfast, we thought we'd look for something downtown while shopping. We found the Walnut Ave Cafe! They are located at...More

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank Valerie N
Reviewed 8 November 2018

Not a lot happening early in Santa Cruz so go to the Walnut Avenue Cafe. It's busy but they get the job done. There are plenty of waitstaff and they pay attention. Food is great. Ahi Benedict is a winner. Huevos Mexicanos is as well....More

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank Hewitty15
Reviewed 7 November 2018 via mobile

Our family’s favorite place to go for breakfast. My son loves the French bread & my daughter loves the omelettes. My husband & I share #1 Special with scrambled eggs, tomatoes & black beans so very delicious!!

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank Margarita23644
Reviewed 5 November 2018 via mobile

Awesome breakfast ahi Benedict was one of the best breakfast dishes I have had. Service excellent ambiance good. Just get there ray or br prepa4sd ho wait.

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank Michael F
Reviewed 30 October 2018 via mobile

Our first stop in Santa Cruz was here and we sat outside in the morning sun. Service was a little slow at a busy time (waiting about 10 mins for the table to be cleared) but food came pretty quickly. I had the shrimp benedict,...More

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank Cathy S
Reviewed 7 October 2018 via mobile

We could not have been happier with our experience here. What a great breakfast had by all in the group! The hollandaise sauce was phenomenal-best part of the meal!! Everything was cooked to perfection and came out piping hot! The hashbrowns had a bit of...More

Date of visit: September 2018
Thank JameAndDare
Reviewed 9 September 2018

We had to wait around an hour to enjoy this cafe for breakfast as it was a Sunday. I would suggest you try it during the week without a queue. Food quality was excellent. Eggs Benedict was delicious. Service was the best we had at...More

Date of visit: August 2018
Thank Barry F
Reviewed 30 August 2018 via mobile

We came on a late Monday Morning. The place was packed. We were seated quickly. Lots of breakfast options.

Date of visit: August 2018
Thank estadiva
Reviewed 29 August 2018 via mobile

Very nice place, great atmosphere and very welcome people. And the breakfast are awesome. Planty of eggs combinations, great burgers.

Date of visit: August 2018
Thank Oshrie C
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Breakfast, Lunch, Brunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Local cuisine, Child-friendly, Kids
Open Hours
8:00 am - 4:00 pm
7:00 am - 3:00 pm
7:00 am - 3:00 pm
7:00 am - 3:00 pm
7:00 am - 3:00 pm
7:00 am - 3:00 pm
8:00 am - 4:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 106 Walnut Ave, Santa Cruz, CA 95060-3913
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Santa Cruz
  • Phone Number: +1 831-457-2307
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