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Walnut Avenue Cafe

106 Walnut Ave, Santa Cruz, CA 95060-3913
831-457-2307
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Turlock, California
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16 reviews 16 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 25, 2014 NEW

I read many reviews about this place, so I made a special trip to try it out. The reviews were accurate, the wait was what I anticipated for a popular place and the food did not disappoint me. We had a friendly waitress with a cute smile and a happy disposition. I would definitely go back.

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Mission Viejo, California, United States
Top Contributor
68 reviews 68 reviews
41 restaurant reviews
26 helpful votes 26 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 3, 2014

They open at 8 on weekends. By 8:20 you will be waiting for a table with quite a few others. Take the hint. We got here at just before 8 and got a seat right when they opened. Service was excellent and food was delicious! My wife and daughter had benedicts with shrimp and such and raved. I had the... More

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Senior Contributor
21 reviews 21 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 26, 2014

You must try the breakfast. I had frenchtoast with fried bananas and walnuts. It came with syrup but I didn't even need to use it. The homemade potatoes are very good. I want to go back and try lunch. The dishes I saw looked delicious.

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Alameda, California
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67 reviews 67 reviews
45 restaurant reviews
22 helpful votes 22 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 23, 2014

We loved the scrambles! Served all the time too. We enjoyed the homey cooking and they must feed the staff happy pills. Great energy from the staff. Oh yeah the sandwiches were good too. Good value and super busy at lunch.

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Turlock, California
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16 reviews 16 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 20, 2014

I read positive things about this place, so I planned a trip here with another couple hoping to have a great experience...and we did. There was about a 10 minute wait...because the place was clearly in high demand. The server's were friendly and the service was great. The food was awesome, I'm definitely coming back.

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Soquel, California
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 18, 2014 via mobile

Hollandaise sauce is amazing. Service and food never disappoint! Often a wait unless you get there before 8am. Their scrambles are delicious too, especially any made with avocado. Great location in downtown Santa Cruz with easy (paid) parking.

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Senior Contributor
28 reviews 28 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 14, 2014

We love the Walnut Avenue Café. We have been going to this restaurant for breakfast off and on for the past 15 years. The food is very good and they have a selection of anything one could possibly want to have for an American breakfast. The juices are fresh squeezed, the breakfast potatoes are delicious. They are famous for their... More

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Santa Cruz, California, United States
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41 reviews 41 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 29, 2014

I really like this Cafe, My Favorite Breakfast dish is the Scrambled eggs with Pesto sauce, everything in the Cafe is very Fresh, Sandwiches for Lunch are delicious , The food is very good, Breakfast,Lunch or Snack. the Service is first rate, friendly,helpful and fast..I recommend the Walnut Ave Cafe, I have never been disappointed with the food or the... More

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San Juan, Puerto Rico
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28 reviews 28 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 20, 2014

Had the most amazing walnut/banana waffles. A little busy on weekends so go with plenty of time to enjoy the food experience. You wont be disappointed.

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bay area, california
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109 reviews 109 reviews
75 restaurant reviews
61 helpful votes 61 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 16, 2014

We were walking downtown Santa Cruz one morning and passed by this place mid-morning. It was packed. A couple hours later passed back by (around lunch) and it was still full. Decided to stop in for lunch. Great service, great food! Everything was delicious! The soup, sandwiches, and the breakfasts that were coming out looked awesome. If you're in the... More

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Address: 106 Walnut Ave, Santa Cruz, CA 95060-3913
Phone Number: 831-457-2307
Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Santa Cruz

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