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Buttery

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702 Soquel Ave, Santa Cruz, CA 95062-2313
831-458-3020
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Sun - Sat 7:00 am - 7:00 pm
Dining options: Brunch, Breakfast, Lunch

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  • 180
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  • 72
    Very good
  • 15
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  • 3
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Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Yummie land

Seriously the very best bakery ever! No need to go anywhere else in Santa Cruz * you get food and snacks and the best baked goods ever!!!!!!!!!!!

5 of 5 starsReviewed September 2, 2015
Robyn V
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Santa Cruz, California
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Santa Cruz, California
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3 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 2, 2015 NEW

Seriously the very best bakery ever! No need to go anywhere else in Santa Cruz * you get food and snacks and the best baked goods ever!!!!!!!!!!!

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 2, 2015 NEW via mobile

They have the best Cakes in Santa Cruz. They also have place for lunch all their food is excellent . Nice and comfy atmosphere.

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Santa Cruz
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 1, 2015 NEW

I love the Buttery for their wonderful breakfasts; fresh squeezed orange juice, great baked goods and egg sandwiches. Their lunches are fantastic; beautiful, large salads and again those sandwiches on their super bread. In nice weather it's best to eat outside at their large open area. It can get very busy, but it's worth it!

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Santa Cruz, California
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 1, 2015 NEW

Good fresh salads and fine baked goods. Fairly quick service and friendly staff. Seating a bit crowded.

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Santa Cruz, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 1, 2015 NEW

So many choices, all lucious. Plus, tasty and nutritious deli choices…soups, salads, sandwiches. Specials daily. A real treasure.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 28, 2015

This place has a large assortment of very tempting desserts and bakery goods. It can get quite crowded, with many people ordering items to take out. There is a section for food (sandwiches, etc), that can have a very long line, so you must be prepared to wait.

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Santa Cruz, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 27, 2015

I have been going to the Buttery since it started, a must try place. Being from France I am critical of Bakery, this one gets an A+. Everything is good, especially their muffin, try the zuch muffin or pumpkin when in season. but from the deli I love the stuffed avocado with curry and grapes. Did I mentioned their Chai........ More 

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Santa Cruz, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 26, 2015

Great.fresh bakery! Breads are incredible. Nice patio and cozy inside.We got our wedding cake here, incredible, moist carrot cake and decadent dark chocolate with rasberry filling, and artistically decorated with fresh flowers!

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 26, 2015

Excellent cake and pastries available here - so much so that we ordered our wedding cake from the Buttery. Try anything with olallieberry.

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2 of 5 stars Reviewed August 23, 2015

So much potential, from its appearance, and so little delivered. During our lunch at The Buttery, I asked two different employees questions, and both looked directly at me and walked on. My lunch - a grilled cheese - was burned on both sides. How difficult is it to get grilled cheese right? And the bathroom? Don't go in. Find a... More 

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 702 Soquel Ave, Santa Cruz, CA 95062-2313
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Santa Cruz
  • Phone Number: 831-458-3020
Open Hours
Sunday
7:00 am - 7:00 pm
Monday
7:00 am - 7:00 pm
Tuesday
7:00 am - 7:00 pm
Wednesday
7:00 am - 7:00 pm
Thursday
7:00 am - 7:00 pm
Friday
7:00 am - 7:00 pm
Saturday
7:00 am - 7:00 pm

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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?