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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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8 reviews 8 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 20, 2014 NEW

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 NEW 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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37 reviews 37 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
12 helpful votes 12 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
16 helpful votes 16 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
Top Contributor
102 reviews 102 reviews
70 restaurant reviews
59 helpful votes 59 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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Antioch, Ca.
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30 reviews 30 reviews
28 restaurant reviews
23 helpful votes 23 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 10, 2014

We were in Santa Cruz this past weekend with the family and chose to eat at Walnut Ave Cafe for lunch on Sunday. Santa Cruz is such a neat place and there are tons of restaurants to choose from. Many of them are breakfast/brunch/lunch spots and close by 4:00 pm at the latest. They all serve much the same type... More

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Massachusetts
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4 reviews 4 reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 8, 2014

Driving around Santa Cruz, I clicked on my map to search for a breakfast place. This one popped up with lots of good reviews, so we decided to check it out. The place was packed yet there was no waiting for a table. I had the scramble from the daily special. It contained artichokes, spinach and feta. With home fries... More

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San Francisco, California
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14 reviews 14 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 19, 2014 via mobile

One of the 'go to' breakfast places in Santa Cruz. Depending on timing, usually a short wait. Food is good, and ambiance is typical busy breakfast place.

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Pennsylvania
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173 reviews 173 reviews
110 restaurant reviews
51 helpful votes 51 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 13, 2014

We stopped here for a family breakfast. Everything was good from the scrambles to the Benedicts. Friendly service and casual atmosphere. A fine place to stop for breakfast. Nothing super special, but nothing bad.

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Additional Information about Walnut Avenue Cafe

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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