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Kelly's French Bakery

402 Ingalls St, Santa Cruz, CA 95060-5800
831-423-9059
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Ranked #6 of 328 restaurants in Santa Cruz
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Price range: $5 - $30
Cuisines: European, Dessert, French, Café
Good for: Outdoor seating
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Takeout
Restaurant details
Good for: Outdoor seating
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Takeout
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English first
Saratoga, ca
Senior Reviewer
9 reviews 9 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 24, 2014

this nice small bakery is close to Natural Bridges beach. I had roasted eggplant sandwich (wheat bread, roasted bell pepper, cheese and herbs). Tasted great, very fresh. The place is relaxing and lovely. After lunch got some desserts for the afternoon tea at home. Highly recommend it.

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San Ramon, California
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13 reviews 13 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 4, 2014

The sandwiches, quiche and salads are all superb! It's tough to decide which option to choose. The deliciousness doesn't end there... stay for a cafe au lait and one (or three) of there macarons!

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Marstons Mills, Massachusetts
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10 reviews 10 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 30, 2014

The pastries looked terrific but we just went there for breakfast since nothing else opens before 8:00 in Santa Cruz. My husband and I both ordered a scrambled egg sandwich. The bread was not toasted enough for me and the bacon was not cooked enough for me. (I will only eat bacon that is crisp.) the two sandwiches, coffee and... More

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plantation
Senior Contributor
22 reviews 22 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 28, 2014

First visited last year and again this year at this time. Great sandwiches, salads, and pastries. Order at the counter and meal is delivered to your table. Indoor area a bit cramped. Very nice, large outdoor patio area. Bicycle friendly. A great lunch spot.

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Reno, NV
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61 reviews 61 reviews
55 restaurant reviews
164 helpful votes 164 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 28, 2014

We came here for a late lunch early dinner and were pleasantly surprised by the lovely setting inside, nice helping service and most of all the fabulous selection of delectable treats available just waiting for us in the dessert display. The prices here are not the cheapest around, like at a grocery store, but this is the high end stuff... More

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El Centro, California
Senior Contributor
29 reviews 29 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
24 helpful votes 24 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 24, 2014

We were driving through Santa Cruz, accidentally turned down Ingalls Street to see the ocean view, noticed a quaint restaurant and thought, why not? When we went in, we noticed the great smell of soups and bread. We ordered our meal, sat down and noticed the coupe next to us having soup. It looked and smelled good, so we added... More

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Lewes, DE
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33 reviews 33 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 17, 2014

Cruising the West Side with our pup and we stopped at Kelly's to grab lunch on the outdoor deck, which is dog friendly. My husband had a tuna sandwich on wheat bread and I had a bagel with lox, cream cheese, tomato, onion, capers, "the works", plus a latte. Everything was good and fresh. The place was busy, it is... More

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NC
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34 reviews 34 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
19 helpful votes 19 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 2, 2014 via mobile

We visited Kelly's French bakery for lunch. It's sited within a converted warehouse not far from natural bridges state park. We ordered a couple of burgers, and order of fish tacos, and a chicken turnover with salad, all of which were freshly prepared and very tasty. They also sell some killer desserts, such as chocolate whisky slices, and coffees. Add... More

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Santa Cruz, California
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34 reviews 34 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 31, 2014

The smell from the bakery made me crave carbs for a week! I had a pastry, which was delicious, and a garden burger, which was equally delicious.

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Lake Grove, New York
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29 reviews 29 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 25, 2014

Spotted this bakery while driving through Santa Cruz. So glad we stopped! Gorgeous array of sweets and lunch items. Cheesecake made my eyes water! Buche de Noel was unreal as well!

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