20 Best American Restaurants In Santa Cruz, CA

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Linda's Seabreeze Cafe is a restaurant located in Santa Cruz, California at 542 Seabright Avenue. This restaurant serves soup to go, cheeseburger, egg salad, bowl, chef salad, stuft cheese, and tuna salad. They also serve turkey in the garden, tuna, hamburger, ortega chile and cheese, grilled cheese, patty melt on rye with cheese and grilled onions, and tex's turkey deluxe. They are open every...
542 Seabright Avenue, Santa Cruz, CA, 95062
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1
77 votes
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Harbor Cafe is a restaurant located in Santa Cruz, California at 535 7th Avenue. They are open every day of the week.
535 7th Avenue, Santa Cruz, CA, 95062
Rank
2
80 votes
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0.0
The Walnut Avenue Cafe is a restaurant located in Santa Cruz, California at 106 Walnut Avenue. This restaurant serves daily pasta specials, large garden salad, pesto & cheese burger, mushroom cheese burger, our caesar salad, california burger, and monterey burger. They also serve homemade soup...
106 Walnut Avenue, Santa Cruz, CA, 95060
Rank
3
82 votes
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The Crow's Nest Restaurant is a restaurant located in Santa Cruz, California at 2218 East Cliff Drive. This restaurant serves kid's catch of the day, onion, pork chop and 2 eggs, each additional ingredient, fresh fruit, specialty caesar salads, and salmon (or portabella mushroom) salad. They also...
2218 East Cliff Drive, Santa Cruz, CA, 95062
Rank
4
123 votes
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Oswald is a restaurant located in Santa Cruz, California at 121 Soquel Avenue. This restaurant serves chicken salad sandwich, mushroom soup with creme fraiche & chives, summer vegetable salad with orzo & pecans, vanilla creme brulee, white bean & spinach sandwich, strawberry sorbet, and roasted...
121 Soquel Avenue, Santa Cruz, CA, 95060
Rank
5
55 votes
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0.0
515 Kitchen & Cocktails is a restaurant located in Santa Cruz, California at 515 Cedar Street. This restaurant serves creamy polenta, basic breakfast, sorbet, the best coast, half salad, maria en fuego, and the showboat. They also serve spinach salad, bacon pancakes, roasted purple fingerlings, wheat or sourdough toast, red leaf, biscuits & gravy, and bruschetta plate. They are open every day...
515 Cedar Street, Santa Cruz, CA, 95060
Rank
6
95 votes
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0.0
99 Bottles Of Beer On The Wall is a restaurant located in Santa Cruz, California at 110 Walnut Avenue. This restaurant serves chips & salsa, soup of the day, roasted garlic and bleu cheese burger, sausage sandwich, king salmon, bbq chicken, and hamburger "99". They also serve hawaiian burger, quesadilla, veggies pockets, rib-eye steak sandwich and grilled potatoes, buffalo wings, chili size...
110 Walnut Avenue, Santa Cruz, CA, 95060
Rank
7
77 votes
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0.0
Seabright Brewery is a restaurant located in Santa Cruz, California at 519 Seabright Avenue. This restaurant serves buffalo chicken sandwich, salmon bites, monterey calamari, chipotle macaroni salad, teriyaki salmon sandwich, the shroomer, and the gilroy. They also serve philly cheeseburger, salmon fish and chips, chips and salsa, super sammy salad, roasted pork sandwich, potato salad, and fish...
519 Seabright Avenue, Santa Cruz, CA, 95062
Rank
8
77 votes
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Ristorante Avanti is a restaurant located in Santa Cruz, California at 1917 Mission Street. This restaurant serves kale salad, roast chicken and fusilli, grilled salmon, and calamari fritti. They are open every day of the week. In 1987 we opened up our doors to the community, offering healthy italian inspired cuisine using locally sourced seasonal organic ingredients. Our food is complimented...
1917 Mission Street, Santa Cruz, CA, 95060
Rank
9
55 votes
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Aquarius is a restaurant located in Santa Cruz, California at 175 West Cliff Drive. This restaurant serves manilla clams, toasts, yogurt, vanilla bean creme brulee, dream burrito, chocolate chip hotcake, and organic carrots. They also serve sea scallops, grilled hanger steak, huevos rancheros, cowell’s breakfast, flourless chocolate torte, house-made pastrami sliders, and pulled pork sandwich....
175 West Cliff Drive, Santa Cruz, CA, 95060
Rank
10
53 votes
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Assembly is a restaurant located in Santa Cruz, California at 1108 Pacific Avenue. They are open every day except Tuesday. Rustic California cuisine based on local, seasonal and sustainably sourced ingredients. Chef Carlo Espinas brings a contemporary twist to the approachable yet intriguing menu. The restaurant’s wood-metal-stone décor radiates from long community tables that anchor the center...
1108 Pacific Avenue, Santa Cruz, CA, 95060
Rank
11
50 votes
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0.0
Santa Cruz Diner is a restaurant located in Santa Cruz, California at 909 Ocean Street. This restaurant serves dessert crepe, eggs, spaghetti, tuna melt, macaroni & cheese, cheesy bacon fries, and pot roast. They also serve chef salad, grilled cheese half-sandwich, home fries, fries, monterey, bacon burger, and death by brownie. They are open every day of the week. Most of our items are served...
909 Ocean Street, Santa Cruz, CA, 95060
Rank
12
141 votes
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0.0
Gabriella Cafe is a restaurant located in Santa Cruz, California at 910 Cedar Street. This restaurant serves house marinated olives, allen bros angus new york steak, prosciutto wrapped asparagus, housemade pappardelle, roast beets, tagliatelle, and pan amore. They also serve organic duck confit, california lamb shank, grilled sonoma quail, rodoni farms grilled artichoke, butternut squash...
910 Cedar Street, Santa Cruz, CA, 95060
Rank
13
34 votes
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0.0
Firefish Grill is a restaurant located in Santa Cruz, California at 25 Municipal Wharf. They are open every day of the week.
25 Municipal Wharf, Santa Cruz, CA, 95060
Rank
14
102 votes
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0.0
Betty's Eat Inn is a restaurant located in Santa Cruz, California at 1222 Pacific Avenue. They are open every day of the week. Download PDF versions of the full Betty's Eat Inn menu and takeout menus for Betty Burgers and Betty's Eat Inn.Our delicious burgers are made with fresh, all-natural beef with NO hormones and NO antibiotics. Local vegetables are delivered fresh daily.
1222 Pacific Avenue, Santa Cruz, CA, 95060
Rank
15
38 votes
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0.0
Hindquarter Bar & Grille is a restaurant located in Santa Cruz, California at 303 Soquel Avenue. This restaurant serves top sirloin steak, mango sorbet, chocolate lava cake, prime rib of beef, today's fresh catch the, sauteed chicken livers, and sauteed mushrooms. They also serve blackened salmon caesar salad, surf & turf, baby back ribs, spinach salad, appetizer sampler, hq smokey platter, and...
303 Soquel Avenue, Santa Cruz, CA, 95062
Rank
16
33 votes
Sponsor
0.0
Betty Burgers is a restaurant located in Santa Cruz, California at 1000 41st Avenue. They are open every day of the week. Download PDF versions of the full Betty's Eat Inn menu and takeout menus for Betty Burgers and Betty's Eat Inn.Our delicious burgers are made with fresh, all-natural beef with NO hormones and NO antibiotics. Local vegetables are delivered fresh daily.
1000 41st Avenue, Santa Cruz, CA, 95062
Rank
17
41 votes
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0.0
Soif is a restaurant located in Santa Cruz, California at 105 Walnut Ave. This restaurant serves piquillo peppers, chicken liver crostini, golden beet farroto, chocolate hazelnut cake, sauteéd petrale sole, chopped chicories, and fromage blanc cheesecake. They also serve warm pear bread pudding, country-style pâté, arborio rice pudding, little gem lettuces, fresh shelling bean soup, marinated...
105 Walnut Ave, Santa Cruz, CA, 95060
Rank
18
55 votes
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0.0
Johnny's Harborside is a restaurant located in Santa Cruz, California at 493 Lake Avenue. This restaurant serves clams casino, fresh shucked oysters, how it is cooked, fire & ice wedge, caesar salad, daily trio for two, and ahi. They also serve fresh catch sandwich, linguini & clams, broiled, double decker shrimp & bacon club, crab encrusted roasted salmon, sea bass, and cioppino. They are open...
493 Lake Avenue, Santa Cruz, CA, 95062
Rank
19
61 votes
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Süda is a restaurant located in Santa Cruz, California at 3910 Portola Drive. They are open every day of the week. Mo moved to San Francisco in 2008 working with some of the areas best chefs. After years of eating and cooking her way through the city Chef Mo realized seafood was her niche. She eventually branched out to the Santa Cruz area as the Executive Chef of Costanoa resort where she took...
3910 Portola Drive, Santa Cruz, CA, 95062
Rank
20
27 votes
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0.0