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

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  • 15
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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
Best bakery in town

Coffee, pastries, everything. Went there looking for something to bring back to our hotel for breakfast and found exactly what I was looking for.

5 of 5 starsReviewed July 4, 2015
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St Helena
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 4, 2015 NEW

Coffee, pastries, everything. Went there looking for something to bring back to our hotel for breakfast and found exactly what I was looking for.

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Santa Cruz, California
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 1, 2015 NEW

I ordered a half sandwich and salad from the specials menu board. Loved it! Great portion sizes and ingredients are top quality. The place was packed, however the staff were on top of everything! Tables were immediately cleaned, bused and fast quick service while I stood in line for just a minute! It was impressive how they managed so many... More 

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Santa Cruz, California
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 61 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 1, 2015 NEW

The go to bakery in Santa Cruz. Absolutely perfect birthday cakes. Wonderful snacks throughout the day. I've had very good lunch there too. Recommended without reservation.

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Santa Cruz, California
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2015 NEW

If you love chocolate and your looking for a special treat you can't go wrong with the Favorite Chocolate Devil's food cake filled and glazed with ganache. Our whole family loves it!

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Santa Cruz, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2015

I have been a local patron of the Buttery for a long time. I have not been there for a meal, but the bakery part is supreme. I invite you to go & have their Carrot Cake. You will have the best, hands down! Carrot Cake ever. I just finished a cake yesterday & I commented on how consistent their... More 

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Santa Cruz
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2015

Great food and deserts The folks working there are very fast and helpful. Sandwiches are great. Did I mention the desserts? They are the best. And the locals here loves this place.

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Santa Cruz, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2015

I love going to the Buttery, it is one of my favorite local places to go for food that's not too expensive, where I can sit outside and relax.

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Santa Cruz, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2015 via mobile

The Buttery is a Santa Cruz favorite. The baked goods are great - try any of them and the coffee is marvelous. I consider this a great place to stop on the way to a morning meeting.

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Redwoods Cal
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2015

fresh daily bread and pastries....sandwiches over the top...try it..you will like it dog friendly patio to absorb the great santa cruz outdoors

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Santa Cruz, California
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2015

Very charming feel/look, nice quick service. This is a classic Santa Cruz stop -- very much in line with the vibe of the town.

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Additional Information about Buttery

Address: 702 Soquel Ave, Santa Cruz, CA 95062-2313
Phone Number: 831-458-3020
Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Santa Cruz
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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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 have gluten-free options?
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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?