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702 Soquel Ave, Santa Cruz, CA 95062-2313
+1 831-458-3020
07:00 - 19:00
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Sun - Sat 07:00 - 19:00
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San Luis Obispo County, California
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15 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

We stopped by for "buttery" dessert after dinner in town. We were looking for shortbread, cookies, etc but only found a lot of cupcakes. We tried coconut macaroon and they were very chewey, lots of thick coconut flakes, not to my liking. They serve coffee too but we did not try any other items. If you like cupcakes, give it... More 

Thank Christy N
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50 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We order sandwiches and they were fine, but nothing to write home about. The bread was fresh, but again, nothing too special, and very expensive for what you get. The OJ was freshly squeezed and that's a plus. The place gets packed for lunch, you have to stand in line for a long time. There's outdoor sitting, but there are... More 

Thank yobbb
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3 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We have eaten here many times always delicious. In a hurry - grab a pastry. You won't be disappointed.

Thank Pamela A
Washington, DC
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47 reviews
28 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Visiting from out of town and stopped based on reviews to pick up a variety of cupcakes and cookies to take on a visit to a friend. The bakery looked great inside in terms of the visual appeal of the products and the ambiance. I was very surprised by the taste of the baked goods, though. It was a terrible... More 

Thank rebkitty
Santa Cruz, California
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8 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We live in Santa Cruz and the Buttery is the place to go for cakes and goodies. They are not inexpensive, but they are good!

Thank bruceberwald
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17 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Hit the spot after a and dinner. Offers a great variety of sweets from fudge to ice cream to chocolates.

Thank Clubnich2
Taunton, United Kingdom
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116 reviews
76 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 37 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 October 2016 via mobile

Great value, great menu, nice place. Lovely locals feel. Has a bakery adjoining with an awesome range of delights so stock up once you have had your coffee and breakfast. Gets pretty busy is probably the only downside. I'll be returning for sure.

1 Thank Simon F
Missoula, Montana
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42 reviews
39 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 October 2016 via mobile

If you EVERYWHERE find yourself in Santa Cruz, you should carve out a trip to the Buttery. Once there, you'll struggle to limit your selection. Unbelievably good pastry, breads, and lunch are all right inside.

Thank D H
Santa Cruz, California
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5 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 October 2016

You can't get any better than the Buttery. Everything there is great. Outside eating is so nice looks like your in garden. Employee are always very nice no matter how busy it is and the lines go fast. Coffee is really good.

Thank carmenl985
Santa Cruz, California
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25 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 October 2016 via mobile

Always great selection and my favorite place for mulberry pies for the holidays . Very busy and lunch selections too .

Thank john v

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
American, Cafe, Gluten Free Options
Breakfast, Brunch, Lunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Parking Available, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Cheap Eats, Kids, Child-friendly, Local cuisine
Open Hours
07:00 - 19:00
07:00 - 19:00
07:00 - 19:00
07:00 - 19:00
07:00 - 19:00
07:00 - 19:00
07:00 - 19:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 702 Soquel Ave, Santa Cruz, CA 95062-2313
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Santa Cruz
  • Phone Number: +1 831-458-3020

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