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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: Lunch, Breakfast, Brunch, Coffee & Tea

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  • 147
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  • 61
    Very good
  • 15
    Average
  • 2
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  • 2
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Can't go wrong with breakfast

My boyfriend and i visited the area and just googled breakfast. This place came up and im glad we went. Nice atmosphere and the food did not disappoint. I had the huevos ranchero. It was a bit crowded but its worth the wait. Get in line, grab a menu make your selections and then order and pay at... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed May 26, 2015
Steven M
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 26, 2015 NEW

My boyfriend and i visited the area and just googled breakfast. This place came up and im glad we went. Nice atmosphere and the food did not disappoint. I had the huevos ranchero. It was a bit crowded but its worth the wait. Get in line, grab a menu make your selections and then order and pay at the register,... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 24, 2015 NEW

Super good and super busy. There is two sides one restaurant, one bakery, go with the flow and you will figure it out. Take a number

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Santa Cruz, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 19, 2015

This is a great place for coffee, lunch or fabulous cakes and pastries! Their carrot cake and signature chocolate cake are 2 of my favorites.

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Sydney, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 9, 2015

My husband and I was driving from San Francisco to Los Angeles and we decided to stop at The Buttery for brunch as it was rated very well by Trip Advisor. It was the best decision ever! The cafe was so cute and the prices were affordable. My husband ordered the cafe burger and I ordered the Buttery Benny breakfast... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 5, 2015

We ordered a small cake from the Buttery for our intimate wedding party of 20, and it was FANTASTIC! We chose devil's food with a mocha ganache filling and vanilla buttercream frosting, done in their "leaves and vines" style. It was PERFECT and by far and away one of the best--if not the best--cakes I've ever eaten. Thank you, Buttery,... More 

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Wellingborough, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 28, 2015

Whilst in Santa Cruz on business I stopped at The Buttery Corner Café for a quick lunch, and the sandwich I had was pretty good... Filled with high quality greens, bacon and grilled chicken in a healthy wholemeal bread, all freshly made and bought to my table. The Café had both indoor or outside seating (I sat out and enjoyed... More 

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Santa Barbara, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 26, 2015

Came in her based on the reviews. This cafe is so good. I ordered the California Benedict and a bear claw. It was a lot of food and so delicious. It is walk up service and the food is brought to you. I recommend it and would return.

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Baltimore, Maryland
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 25, 2015

Incredible bakery. Good breakfast. Healthy food. Nice outdoor seating. Good value. The pastries are out of this world. ...

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Santa Cruz, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 21, 2015

Not only the best cakes, pastries, tarts and breads, but a wonderful bistro too with homemade soups, salads and sandwiches, great seating inside or out where you can watch Santa Cruz go by.. the Buttery is a mainstay for us locals.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 21, 2015

Had a delicious breakfast and excellent coffee on a weekday morning. My Buttery Benedict was made with fresh ciabatta bread, perfectly poached eggs, fresh tomato and avocado and some of the best Hollandaise sauce ever. The accompanying home fries were nicely seasoned. Other breakfast items include breakfast sandwiches, platters, quiche, oatmeal, fresh fruit or choices from their extensive bakery section.... 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?