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Walnut Avenue Cafe

106 Walnut Ave, Santa Cruz, CA 95060-3913
+1 831-457-2307
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Overview
  • Excellent56%
  • Very good36%
  • Average6%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“brunch” (24 reviews)
“home fries” (15 reviews)
“eggs benedict” (17 reviews)
Open Now
7:00 am - 3:00 pmAll hours
CUISINES
American, Cafe, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
PRICE
$$ - $$$
RATINGS
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LOCATION
106 Walnut Ave, Santa Cruz, CA 95060-3913
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61 - 70 of 275 reviews

Reviewed 3 February 2017

Four of us had lunch here on a Sunday drive from Frisco to Carmel. It was noonish so there was a moderate wait, although the restaurant is decent size. We were rewarded with good service, very good food and reasonable prices.

Thank DaveDutton
Reviewed 20 January 2017

On a busy pre-holiday weekend morning I happened to be in Santa Cruz in search of a good brunch place before my drive home. This place was HIGHLY recommended. Though there was a pretty long wait for a table, I decided to go for it...More

Thank Arielle G
Reviewed 13 December 2016

Fun, intimate, delicious, friendly, nicely priced breakfast time for all!!! You may end up waiting a little to be seated, but it is well worth the wait. Fresh local fruit and produce to make all the yummy eats!

Thank Dannie H
Reviewed 21 November 2016

Located off the downtown pedestrian mall, this is a great local spot, but very popular. Food is excellent, service was excellent too. It doesn't look like a big place but they do a good job getting you your food, so the wait is not too...More

Thank Peter S
Reviewed 15 November 2016

The choices of dishes, the quality and preparation, and the service are great. Very importantly, the espresso drinks and coffee are wonderful. Be aware that weekend brunch is very crowded and weekday breakfast also. There is a counter which is often available and the service...More

Thank Lori243
Reviewed 15 November 2016 via mobile

This is the breakfast place in downtown Santa Cruz. Nothing fancy or extraordinary (except the service). It's a great place to meet a friend to share a meal and a hot/cold beverage. The menu items never vary from one time to the next and they...More

Thank Jilldeville
Reviewed 10 November 2016

The locals have known about this place for years. The WSC is a fun place to grab a hearty breakfast. Entering the restaurant will bring face to face with all walks of life that call Santa Cruz home. Young, old, Professionals, college kids, families, you...More

Thank Lance H
Reviewed 6 November 2016

ON a random trip through santa cruz we looked up breakfast places to eat. One was the Harbor Cafe- which we heard was good but out of our way this time, and then Linda's seabreeze Cafe which was Vegan and we felt a tad "meaty"...More

Thank Mithra
Reviewed 4 November 2016

Have eaten here a few years ago. Small, local restaurant, food was good, staff friendly, would recommend

Thank Ann G
Reviewed 30 October 2016 via mobile

Loved this little cafe. Very busy and noisy but so picturesque. Had delicious eggs Benedict and coffee - highly recommend for delightful off the beaten track eatery!

Thank Sherry C
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Meals
Breakfast, Lunch, Brunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly, Local cuisine
Open Hours
Sunday
8:00 am - 4:00 pm
Monday
7:00 am - 3:00 pm
Tuesday
7:00 am - 3:00 pm
Wednesday
7:00 am - 3:00 pm
Thursday
7:00 am - 3:00 pm
Friday
7:00 am - 3:00 pm
Saturday
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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