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Zachary's Restaurant

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American, Coffee Shop, Diner
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819 Pacific Ave, Santa Cruz, CA 95060-4433
831-427-0646
Today
7:00 am - 2:30 pm
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Hours:
Tue - Sun 7:00 am - 2:30 pm
Dining options: Lunch, Breakfast

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Visitor rating
  • 74
    Excellent
  • 48
    Very good
  • 2
    Average
  • 1
    Poor
  • 5
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Breakfast!!!

During our annual family Santa Cruz beach weekend, my brother, his girlfriend and I decided to try something new. We walked about half a mile from our hotel on the beach to Zachary's after reading several reviews. My brother practically inhaled the pancakes and his girlfriend and I had ordered the... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed June 30, 2015
Angela M
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Sacramento, California
Good for:
  • Families with children
  • Local cuisine
  • Dining on a budget
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Sacramento, California
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10 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2015 NEW

During our annual family Santa Cruz beach weekend, my brother, his girlfriend and I decided to try something new. We walked about half a mile from our hotel on the beach to Zachary's after reading several reviews. My brother practically inhaled the pancakes and his girlfriend and I had ordered the "Junior Mike's Mess." Just in case you are wondering,... More 

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Califonia
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53 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 30 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 19, 2015

Went here with a very large group on a Sunday morning. Our servicer managed our table like he was doing a ballet. He was friendly, efficient and the food was great!

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Ben Lomond
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6 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 4, 2015

I love to stop in here for Breakfast, alway good and always easy. The food is well prepared. I love the homeade oatmael molasses bread.

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Pasadena, California
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23 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 17, 2015

This bustling restaurant is only open til 2:30 p.m., serving breakfast & lunch only, so be sure to get there in time. It is well worth a wait, though those are usually short, to taste their enormous breakfasts, served with a smile by the attentive wait staff. The coffee is great, the service is fast, and the food is hearty... More 

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Newcastle
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31 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 12, 2015

Artichoke frittata, home fries with the skins on, and much more. Mostly smiling, hard-working staff. Great place frequented by locals. Has an old timey feel to it, like much of Santa Cruz. Good value, delicious food, good people.

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Santa Cruz, California
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19 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 25, 2015

Super fresh, creative, and generous breakfasts, nice morning ambience, everything is high quality and a great value.

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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 24, 2015

Awesome place for Sunday brunch! Went there on a beautiful Sunday and was super pleased with the laid-back service we had from a cool waiter. I don't remember his name but he was a rad dude and super nice and helpful! Tangerine mimosas were the perfect beverage for the brunch setting!

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Province of Barcelona, Spain
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105 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 34 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 14, 2015

A real brunch, huge dishes, tasty omelettes. The price is really good and the staff is one of the best things. Maybe the bathroom could be better.

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Seattle
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112 reviews
47 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 94 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 2, 2015

My niece and I went for breakfast on a Sunday. It was mid-morning and there was a wait, but not too bad. The place was continually busy while we were there. Our order ... an omelette of the day for me and "Mike's Mess" for her ... was delivered in less than five minutes after we ordered it. Both were... More 

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Joliet, Illinois
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5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 12, 2015 via mobile

Real hash browns! Homemade bread! Superb coffee! Pinch me, I must be dreaming. OK, I finished everything I wanted to say and you want 100 characters, TripAdvisor? Sheesh, I'm reviewing YOU next.

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Additional Information about Zachary's Restaurant

Address: 819 Pacific Ave, Santa Cruz, CA 95060-4433
Phone Number: 831-427-0646
Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Santa Cruz
Open Hours:
Sunday 7:00 am - 2:30 pm
Tuesday 7:00 am - 2:30 pm
Wednesday 7:00 am - 2:30 pm
Thursday 7:00 am - 2:30 pm
Friday 7:00 am - 2:30 pm
Saturday 7:00 am - 2:30 pm
Average Prices: USD 20
Cuisine: American, Coffee Shop, Diner

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 819 Pacific Ave, Santa Cruz, CA 95060-4433
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Santa Cruz
  • Phone Number: 831-427-0646

Price and Cuisine

  • Average Prices: USD 20
  • Cuisine: American, Coffee Shop, Diner

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Good for: Families with children, Local cuisine, Dining on a budget
Open Hours
Sunday
7:00 am - 2:30 pm
Tuesday
7:00 am - 2:30 pm
Wednesday
7:00 am - 2:30 pm
Thursday
7:00 am - 2:30 pm
Friday
7:00 am - 2:30 pm
Saturday
7:00 am - 2:30 pm

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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?