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535 7th Ave, Santa Cruz, CA 95062-3911
831-475-4948
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Seattle, Washington
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7 reviews 7 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 29, 2014

The two days and nights before eating here, we stayed at the Ritz-Carlton in Half Moon Bay, and enjoyed the posh foods of that establishment. They were fantastic. This was a welcome change. We are NOT by nature posh people. We love a variety of foods, including the gourmet and refined flavors served at a $100+ per person brunch. But... More 

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Mariposa, California
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4 reviews 4 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 27, 2014

Busy for a reason and a fun little place to eat good food! Bloody Marys were yummy! I suggest a reservation if you are a party of 6 or more. Would like to go back to try the other items on the menu that I wanted. Next time I'm in Santa Cruz.

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Hollister, California
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62 reviews 62 reviews
38 restaurant reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 10, 2014

This restaurant is always packed for a reason. The food is excellent, and everything is fresh. Bloody Marys and mimosas are worth the wait in line for a table. The plates are generous and you will leave with leftovers.

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stockton
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13 reviews 13 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 16, 2014

The food is outstanding. This is a funky little place off of 7th avenue. Very casual but do not let this fool you. Imaginative sandwiches made from locally sourced ingredients. I enjoyed a California breakfast scramble on a croissant with home fires wich was delicious, the serving was so big I saved half for the next day. Good coffee and... More 

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Santa Rosa Beach, Florida
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19 reviews 19 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 13, 2014

Funky little place that has the nicest people working there... Only open like 7am to 2:00 pm ... And not a Huge men, which is, I think why they get it SO RIGHT! Nice playlist adds to the funky ambiance😍😍

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Senior Reviewer
8 reviews 8 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 3, 2014

Great brunch, had 2 pancakes with berries and tasted many other things my friends had. Everything perfect

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Okemos, Michigan
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24 reviews 24 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 29, 2014

Off the beaten path and you definitely need GPS if you're a tourist. About 3-4 miles from downtown and the beach but worth the trip. We stopped in about 10am on a Monday and still had to wait about 10 minutes to get in. But the service was excellent. This place is known for its range of egg benedicts and... More 

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Houston
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12 reviews 12 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 28, 2014

My family stopped here for breakfast during summer vacation from Texas on June 24th and returned again the next day it was so good. Possibly one of the best breakfasts I've ever had. I went here based on trip advisor reviews and it was better than expected. Should be ranked #1. Everyday there is a special. I had banana pancakes... More 

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Top Contributor
58 reviews 58 reviews
41 restaurant reviews
50 helpful votes 50 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 27, 2014

Went here for lunch. We had a pitcher of beer and fish and chips. Service was excellent. Food was very good. Best fish and chips we have had in Santa Cruz. Relaxing atmosphere on the deck watching the boats come in and out. Great atmosphere for beach dining.

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Merced, California
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38 reviews 38 reviews
26 restaurant reviews
27 helpful votes 27 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 24, 2014

This is a laid back restaurant in the Twin Lakes area. A limited menu with fresh ingredients, prompt and friendly service. Everything was tasty. It can get crowded but has a nice atmosphere

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Additional Information about Harbor Cafe

Address: 535 7th Ave, Santa Cruz, CA 95062-3911
Phone Number: 831-475-4948
Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Santa Cruz
Open Hours:
Sunday 8:00 am - 2:00 pm
Monday 8:00 am - 2:00 pm
Tuesday 8:00 am - 2:00 pm
Wednesday 8:00 am - 2:00 pm
Thursday 8:00 am - 2:00 pm
Friday 8:00 am - 2:00 pm
Saturday 8:00 am - 2:00 pm
Cuisine: Seafood

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