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4652 Scotts Valley Drive, Tree Circus Center, Scotts Valley, CA
(831) 438-5900
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Dining options: Lunch
Description: American cuisine. Lunch and dinner and wine tasting. Wine area separate...
American cuisine. Lunch and dinner and wine tasting. Wine area separate from dining area.
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  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Great Place to Gather with Friends

I have been going to Mint for years. It is a great place to gather with friends or co-workers. They have a great wine selection that changes frequently. Enjoy a cheese platter with your wine too! The Tri-tip Sliders and Big Daddy Tri-Tip sandwich are favorites among the locals. Try to avoid... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed April 29, 2015
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Santa Cruz, California
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Santa Cruz, California
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18 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 29, 2015

I have been going to Mint for years. It is a great place to gather with friends or co-workers. They have a great wine selection that changes frequently. Enjoy a cheese platter with your wine too! The Tri-tip Sliders and Big Daddy Tri-Tip sandwich are favorites among the locals. Try to avoid Fridays at Mint. The place is packed and... More 

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Santa Cruz, California
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 5, 2014

I give every business three chances in case they're having an off day. The food is good, the atmosphere is sweet, but the woman behind the counter has to be the rudest person I've ever encountered in a service business. The owners would do themselves a favor to replace her. Three strikes and you're out! It's a shame. I would... More 

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Scotts Valley, California
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85 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 75 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 14, 2014

Mint is a good lunch spot, as well as a good place for an occasional dinner. Had lunch there yesterday and the tri tip was very good, but definitely could've used better condiments than mustard and mayo. There are so many excellent barbque sauces that I was actually surprised at the mustard-mayo thing. Also shared the turkey fig jam on... More 

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Scotts Valley, California
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 28, 2014

If you aren't local, it can be difficult to find as its hidden in the tiny "Circus Tree" center, but worth looking for. We live 2 blocks away and go there often for dinner. I noticed that most of the entrees are "dome" shaped which gives a nice amount of food. It's not inexpensive, but everything is totally homemade and... More 

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Scotts Valley, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 4, 2014

Mint is my go to place to eat when I want to have lunch with a friend. The selection is innovative, fresh and tasty. Priced on the higher side but well worth it for the quality you are getting. At the lunch hour they can get busy so be prepared to kick back and enjoy the time in this lovely... More 

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Burlingame, CA
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9 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 5, 2013

Easy to find, easy to park, easy to order, easy on the wallet. Varied menu with lots of choices. I thought I would just dash in and go, but ended up hanging out for half an hour enjoying my ham and cheese. Nice place, quiet and relaxing.

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Santa Barbara, California
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8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 9, 2013

We were visiting from out of the area and just stumbled on this place. It was packed with locals. Wonderful food, great service. Total score!

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santa cruz, CA
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23 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 15, 2012

Caught an early movie and wanted a quick, light meal afterwards. Scotts Valley does not usually appeal, but didn't want to drive all the way in to santa cruz. Stopped in at Mint, on Scotts Valley Drive and was very pleased. Nice variety on the menu, very prompt and friendly service, good selection of wines by the glass. I had... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 11, 2012

We go to Mint often and have loved everything that we have ordered. The big daddy tri tip sandwich is my husbands favorite. When you come for lunch it is always a little confusing if you should order and pay at the counter or if they will come to your table. They have done both so I'm never sure what... More 

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Felton, California
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227 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 6, 2012

Good place for a quiet lunch. Love the tri-tip sandwich. Outside seating in back. Casual indoor seating. Can get busy at lunch.

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Address: 4652 Scotts Valley Drive, Tree Circus Center, Scotts Valley, CA
Phone Number: (831) 438-5900
Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Scotts Valley
Cuisine: American, Seafood

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Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 4652 Scotts Valley Drive, Tree Circus Center, Scotts Valley, CA
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Scotts Valley
  • Phone Number: (831) 438-5900

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: American, Seafood

Description

American cuisine. Lunch and dinner and wine tasting. Wine area separate from dining area.

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