California / Continental

515 Kitchen and Cocktails
515 Cedar Street – 425-5051

Welcome to the 515 – Welcome to the fun The 515 can be a marvelous world of adventure and magic. It can be a much needed romantic get-away for you and someone you love. The 515 can even be a quiet place to meet up with friends and enjoy the best Cocktails that Santa Cruz has to […]

1108 Pacific Avenue – 824-6100

Sleek restaurant serving rustic Californian fare with a local, seasonal focus, plus wine & craft beer. Address: 1108 Pacific Ave, Santa Cruz, CA 95060 Phone:(831) 824-6100 email • Open Every Day Except Tuesdays Lunch 11:30am to 3pm Monday, Wednesday, Thursday & Friday Snacks 3pm to 5:30pm (with Happy Hour Weekdays) Dinner 5:30pm to Late Every Day Except […]

Cafe Limelight
1016 Cedar St. – 425-7873

At Cafe Limelight we serve a large assortment of homemade Panini sandwiches, fresh soups, and garden salads with LimeLight’s dressings. We offer an extensive assortment of espresso drinks, flavored coffees, and quality loose-leaf teas. Sit in our patio or indoors, alone or in the company of your friends and family. Relax as you taste one […]

1522 Pacific Ave – 427-9900

At  Chocolate we use organic vegetables for our salads, appetizers entrees & soups. We use free-range chicken, and Seafood Watch approved fish. Our coffee and espresso are organic. Our truffles and cakes are made with top quality El Rey Chocolate  using flavorful Criollo cacao pods grown on small plantations in Venezuela. We now also use Guittard Chocolates , […]

Gabriella Cafe
910-Cedar St – 457-1677

  Opened in December 1992 in a circa 1928 building, owner Paul Cocking transformed the interior into today’s romantic space by adding arches to complement the Moorish front door. Founding chef of was the now famous Jim Denevan of Outstanding in the Field. Subsequent chefs have been Rebecca King of Garden Variety Cheese and Sean Baker of Gather. Jim began the strong […]

Hoffman’s Downtown
1102 Pacific Avenue – 420-0135

Choose Hoffman’s Downtown for all of your full service restaurant and bakery needs.  Hoffman’s is located at 1102 Pacific Ave, in beautiful Downtown Santa Cruz California.  We are open for breakfast, lunch and dinner 7 days a week at 8am with spend thrift specials throughout the day.  We proudly feature a variety of local jazz […]

Lúpulo Craft Beer House
233 Cathcart St. – 454-8306

Lúpulo (Loop-oo-low, which is Spanish for hops) is a craft beer restaurant, tasting room, and bottle shop in downtown Santa Cruz, owned by husband and wife team Stuyvie Bearns and Noëlle Antolin. The tasting room and restaurant has 16 constantly rotating taps, over a hundred bottles to take home or try on premise, and a delicious tapas-inspired […]

121 Soquel Ave -423-7427

Upscale dining, California comfort food, craft cocktails, and full bar in Downtown Santa Cruz. HOURS: Closed Mondays Cocktail Hour Tuesdays-Saturdays: 4:30-6pm at the bar & in the lounge. Dinner Tuesdays-Sundays: 5:30pm Lunch Wednesdays-Saturdays 11:30am-2pm

Red Restaurant and Bar
200 Locust St – 425-1913

Welcome to Red. Lounge in front of the fire place with friends, great food, and cocktails at Red Restaurant and Bar. Red offers large, small, and shared plates made primarily with organic ingredients and inspired by a variety of influences including American and Mediterranean cuisine. Red Restaurant and Bar is sophisticated and elegant with menus […]

Soif Wine Bar & Merchant
105 Walnut Ave – 423-2020

Soif is a restaurant and retail wine shop in downtown Santa Cruz. It is our intent is to support the continuing rise of the Santa Cruz area as a center of sustainable, organic, small production foods by  pairing the abundant produce of Santa Cruz  with wines from around the world. Additionally, we aim to encourage wine drinkers and wine makers everywhere to […]