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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
  • 47
    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
Yummy food, wonderful service

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!

5 of 5 starsReviewed May 19, 2015
Imadoll2
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Califonia
Good for:
  • Local cuisine
  • Dining on a budget
  • Families with children
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129 Reviews from our TripAdvisor Community

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Califonia
Top Contributor
53 reviews 53 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
30 helpful votes 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 6 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 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
Senior Contributor
23 reviews 23 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
15 helpful votes 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
Senior Contributor
31 reviews 31 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
7 helpful votes 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 19 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 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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Senior Contributor
33 reviews 33 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
10 helpful votes 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
Top Contributor
89 reviews 89 reviews
75 restaurant reviews
31 helpful votes 31 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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94 reviews 94 reviews
38 restaurant reviews
84 helpful votes 84 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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10 reviews 10 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 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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NJ
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19 reviews 19 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed December 11, 2014 via mobile

Management needs to ensure that the bathrooms are clean-they were extremely dirty, not acceptable especially for a food establishment-we would not return.

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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: Local cuisine, Dining on a budget, Families with children
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 have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?