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The Picnic Basket

125 Beach St, Santa Cruz, CA 95060
831.427.9946
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Grandview, Texas
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13 reviews 13 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 29, 2014 NEW

It was a drizzly morning and they werent quit open but they let us have coffee until they opened and we had a good bkf. A man on a bike who apparently was a regular advised us to stop to see the redwoods on our way to livermore. We did and enjoyed it so much.

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Santa Rosa, California
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20 reviews 20 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 29, 2014 NEW

Sandwiches at this place are delicious and innovative. The outside seating area is nice (you'll be sitting right in front of the public restrooms, but hey, to your left is the ocean, enjoy!) We'll be back for more sandwiches and ice cream!

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Cambridge
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42 reviews 42 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
27 helpful votes 27 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 25, 2014 NEW

came here for breakfast first day of our stay at beach st inn. slightly offbeat breakfast selection (maybe not for californians!) - scones, burritos, .. . we settled on yoghurt with fruit and nuts, oatmeal, eggs. it was all great - freshly prepared by the groovy lady chef and served with a smile. i love my tea and the earl... More

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Watsonville, California
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27 reviews 27 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 17, 2014

The Picnic Basket is famous for the best organic, fresh, delicious, local and artisanal foods around . Don't pass this up! Excellent!!

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bay area, california
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100 reviews 100 reviews
69 restaurant reviews
57 helpful votes 57 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 16, 2014

Love love love this place. We stayed above at the Beach Street Inn and went hear every morning for coffee, breakfast and sometimes lunch. The coffee is deeelish and both breakfast & lunch items were sooo good. I have to say their reuben...holy smokes, sooo good! We also had several other sandwiches. The BLT was okay, nothing over the top... More

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Belmont, California
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12 reviews 12 reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 16, 2014

We had lunch here on Labor Day Weekend. The peach and almond salad was excellent, as was the Chicken Salad Sandwich. Having been here before for a beach volleyball tournament, it was great to be able to promise my senior parents a very good lunch. Thank you, Picnic Basket. I will be back!! If you are near the Boardwalk or... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 15, 2014

Served the best egg salad sandwich I ever had. I also tried other dishes and they were excellent as well!

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Porto Alegre, RS
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47 reviews 47 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
20 helpful votes 20 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 10, 2014

The prices are a little high, but a suppose its due to the proximity of the beach. I tried the grilled cheese, and it was good; noting special though - the pepper jam, on the other side, was really, really good.

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Belfast, United Kingdom
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6 reviews 6 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 9, 2014

Went here for lunch. It is right opposite the beach. Food was great, really fresh, and wasn't expensive. Would definitely recommend.

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Brighton
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16 reviews 16 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 3, 2014

A real treat to find such great proper food made from really good fresh ingredients. Well worth seeking out, not that it's hard to find - just a few minutes from the main boardwalk and just by the pier.

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Address: 125 Beach St, Santa Cruz, CA 95060
Phone Number: 831.427.9946
Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Santa Cruz
Cuisine: American

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