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Garden Liquors & Deli

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1815 Soquel Dr, Santa Cruz, CA 95065
(831) 475-9191
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7:30 am - 11:00 pm
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Sun 8:00 am - 10:00 pm
Mon - Thu 7:30 am - 10:00 pm
Fri 7:30 am - 11:00 pm
Sat 8:00 am - 11:00 pm
Dining options: Takeout

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Killer sandwiches and salads at a very reasonable price

Made to order sandwiches with many choices of breads as well meats. It's one of the top sandwich shops around... Great service. Perfect place to grab some sandwiches and it the beach or parks..

5 of 5 starsReviewed July 9, 2015
Brandon R
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 9, 2015

Made to order sandwiches with many choices of breads as well meats. It's one of the top sandwich shops around... Great service. Perfect place to grab some sandwiches and it the beach or parks..

Thank Brandon R
Santa Cruz, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 21, 2015

Garden deli never fails to please even the most picky eater because they have such a great variety and will make a sandwich to your specifications. There are also premade sandwiches, devilled eggs, etc. but the made to order sandwiches are the best! I love their salads, too.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 2, 2014

The sandwich counter in Garden Liquors is a local favorite for take out sandwiches (some inside and outside tables are available at the liquor store). The freshness of the sandwiches is outstanding. Pre-made ones, and assorted salads can be found in a self service cold box. Standing in line (per usual) we chatted about the menu which listed "The Gobbler."... More 

Thank shewoo
Monterey Bay, Ca.
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 30, 2014

This is our favorite Deli! The sandwiches are fabulous, they have a great selection and you can make up your own, the salads are yummy, the homemade daily soups delicious, the deviled eggs are to-die-for, and they have a huge selection of drinks (alcoholic and non-alcoholic) and sides and desserts.

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Santa Cruz, California
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 6, 2013

They make a good sandwich here. They will make it however you want like most places do. Their prices are slightly better than other deli's. one of the things I like about this place is you can actually get sprouts on your sandwich. Try that at Togo's. Don't get me wrong I like Togo's as well. would like them better... More 

Thank Steve H
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 14, 2012

From the outside, it looks like a small liquor store across from a 7-11. Inside, at the back of the store is a deli with 4-5 people making sandwiches to order. Most of the sandwiches are a bargain in the $5-6 range. My hot pastrami & Swiss was $6.25 and was delicious! They have a large selection of meats and... More 

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 1815 Soquel Dr, Santa Cruz, CA 95065
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Santa Cruz
  • Phone Number: (831) 475-9191

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: Delicatessen


Open Hours
8:00 am - 10:00 pm
7:30 am - 10:00 pm
7:30 am - 10:00 pm
7:30 am - 10:00 pm
7:30 am - 10:00 pm
7:30 am - 11:00 pm
8:00 am - 11:00 pm

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