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Emily's Good Things To Eat

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1129 Mission St, Santa Cruz, CA 95060-3526
831-429-9866
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5:30 am - 6:00 pm
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Hours:
Mon - Fri 5:30 am - 6:00 pm
Sat - Sun 6:30 am - 6:00 pm
Dining options: Breakfast, Lunch

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  • 13
    Very good
  • 2
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  • 2
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  • 1
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Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
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We had 11 in our party. They didn't have a lot of choices for breakfast, egg & bacon or sausage burrito or ham & cheese croissants that were made before hand which were refrigerated. They had a microwave to heat them up. The bacon in the burrito was NOT cooked very long~almost raw. (I cooked it... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed August 23, 2015
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Modesto
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 23, 2015

We had 11 in our party. They didn't have a lot of choices for breakfast, egg & bacon or sausage burrito or ham & cheese croissants that were made before hand which were refrigerated. They had a microwave to heat them up. The bacon in the burrito was NOT cooked very long~almost raw. (I cooked it separately in their microwave)... More 

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Edinburgh, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 26, 2015 via mobile

We stopped here on our way to Carmel from San Francisco driving down the Pacific Coast Highway. It was a typical home town bakery you might expect to find. This bakery gives you an opportunity to watch as some of their products are being made. A good selection of different items were eaten by us, all of which were very... More 

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Santa Cruz, California
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 7, 2015

I know! Everyone loves Gayle's And I do too! But Emily's has great pastries and coffee and wonderful wait staff. The 'vibe' is family friendly and the Croissants are the VERY BEST!!

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Benicia, California
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 1, 2015

Was there a couple of weeks ago to grab some tasty treats. Yummy treats, and a great musician playing piano. Made for a lovely start to the day.

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Pasadena, California
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 28, 2015

We drove by the bakery on our way to the botanical gardens at UCSC and decided to have lunch there on our way back. We were not disappointed. The sandwiches were freshly made on home made bread. We sat in their patio and a lovely natural stream made the atmosphere wonderful.

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Derby, United Kingdom
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 22, 2015

Friendly service and good things to eat . The Apple cake was even still warm from the oven. A great find for two hungry travellers. Keeping it local rather than just another franchise of the bland chains we keep finding everywhere.

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Antwerp, Belgium
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 29, 2015

Love this place! I try to go there once a week for a freshly-made sandwich (the grilled chicken & avocado sandwich is delicious!), and Emily's in my opinion sells the best quiches and chocolate croissants in Santa Cruz!

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Elon College, North Carolina
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 24, 2015

Although there isn't much room to eat here, it is worth finding a spot. Had the tomato bisque soup and grilled cheese on sourdough with bacon, which were both great. I also got some espresso cookies on the way out, which were excellent, my wife and I finished them before we got back to San Francisco. Great little place.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 27, 2014

Besides all the classic goodies, blueberry cheese and medium coffee is my regular order in the past 7 years living in Santa Cruz. In the store you can look at the photos on the wall and fantasizing how the shop has been run by 2 generations of the family. Every Friday they have live music in the morning! Oh. Why... More 

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Palm Springs, California, United States
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 21, 2014

I love their egg salad sandwich on chala. I have to get one every time I visit Santa Cruz. Their breads and pastries are delicious! Prices are reasonable.

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 1129 Mission St, Santa Cruz, CA 95060-3526
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Santa Cruz
  • Phone Number: 831-429-9866
Open Hours
Sunday
6:30 am - 6:00 pm
Monday
5:30 am - 6:00 pm
Tuesday
5:30 am - 6:00 pm
Wednesday
5:30 am - 6:00 pm
Thursday
5:30 am - 6:00 pm
Friday
5:30 am - 6:00 pm
Saturday
6:30 am - 6:00 pm

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