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Erik's Delicafe

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1664 Soquel Dr, Santa Cruz, CA 95065
(831) 462-1919
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9:00 am - 9:00 pm
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Sun 9:00 am - 8:00 pm
Mon - Sat 9:00 am - 9:00 pm

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  • 11
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  • 6
    Very good
  • 5
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  • 3
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  • 2
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Good Fast Eats

You order in a line and pick out your sandwich and salad and soup. The sandwiches were good. The soups looked old in their kettles as I stood in line to order. I ordered a salad and it was tasty. The service was great and fast. My kids liked what they got. Everything was served hot.

4 of 5 starsReviewed 4 weeks ago
127lucretiah
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

You order in a line and pick out your sandwich and salad and soup. The sandwiches were good. The soups looked old in their kettles as I stood in line to order. I ordered a salad and it was tasty. The service was great and fast. My kids liked what they got. Everything was served hot.

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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 26 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 11, 2015

Service was fantastically quick. LOTS of choices on the menu so it was not an 'easy' pick. Glad I took my time. I certainly ordered correctly.... my sandwich was fantastic. I 100% will be eating here again on my next visit to SC. Fountain drinks are served in 'mason jars' for your cups.... nice classic touch.

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Thank Christopher L
Chico, California
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32 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 14, 2014

I bought a sandwich here for my lunch the following day, while hiking at Ano Nuevo State Park. I had the turkey, bacon, avacado and lettuce sandwich. It was so-o good, I wish I had eaten there the night I had purchased it and gone back for a different sandwich for the next night's dinner. Whenever I'm back in S.C.... More 

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Thank trav720
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 325 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 11, 2013

Warm atmosphere, fast and friendly service and food of great quality! Everything here is made from scratch, always us ng fresh produce and high quality fresh ingredients. Their soups are supposed to be simmered on slow fire and they boast of their family recipe for each and every dish, and they very well deserve it too!! They have soups, salads,... More 

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Aptos, California
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 33 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed April 27, 2013

When I asked for a reuben sandwich, I was told that they microwaved it. This is not the way! The corned beef was fatty. I was told I had to ask for lean (?). Not a place I will ever return. I gave it a couple tries because it is around the corner from my doctor.

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Thank ZMC29103
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed April 9, 2013

Don't go to Erik's expecting a New York or Los Angeles or Chicago-style DELI sandwich. Their bread SUCKS...like Wonder bread variety. It doesn't hold up to a hot meat sandwich. If I knew I HAD to eat there I'd take my own bread...like delicious corn rye (Trader Joe's carries a traditional Jewish rye with body). I was insulted when I... More 

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Thank MsMouseCalifornia
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 40 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 8, 2013

In the mood for a great sandwich? Try Erik's deli. Huge selection of sandwiches made while you wait and made to order. Salads and other items too. Take out or sit down.

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Thank D2JAC
Aptos, California, United States
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34 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 51 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 20, 2012

Food is edible...sandwiches have names that purport to be both historical and funny.....but at least it's clean and quick on service. If McDonalds did healthy food....

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Stevenson Ranch
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 21, 2012

The menus eclectic, a little something for everyone. Showing the vegetarians love with great food. My carnivore husband enjoyed the turkey pesto as well. The atmosphere is charming in an old rustics way and the service is great.

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Thank ADavis91381
metro Detroit
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 13, 2010

Great soups, good salads and sandwiches. It's a nice little lunch spot that provides quick service.

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 1664 Soquel Dr, Santa Cruz, CA 95065
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Santa Cruz
  • Phone Number: (831) 462-1919

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: Delicatessen
Open Hours
Sunday
9:00 am - 8:00 pm
Monday
9:00 am - 9:00 pm
Tuesday
9:00 am - 9:00 pm
Wednesday
9:00 am - 9:00 pm
Thursday
9:00 am - 9:00 pm
Friday
9:00 am - 9:00 pm
Saturday
9:00 am - 9:00 pm

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?